Chris is a senior lecturer in the School of Nursing and Allied Health at Liverpool John Moores University, joining LJMU in 2018 having previously held Honorary Lecturer status at the University of Liverpool, School of Medicine.
Chris completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Luton, being awarded a 1st class degree in Adult Nursing prior to embarking on postgraduate studies to the level of MSc in Advanced Healthcare Practice at LJMU.
The majority of Chris’ clinical experience has been attained through working in busy Emergency departments in the North West. During his time as a charge nurse, Chris introduced many resuscitation room innovations such as nurse led c-spine assessment and clearance and led on the delivery of various study days and training events. Chris continues to work shifts in a local emergency department to maintain currency and credibility.
Chris has spent the last 7 years in a hospital based education role, delivering bedside and classroom based education to medical undergraduates, registered nurses and allied professionals. Highlights of achievement include the setting up and delivery of a nursing skills programme alongside delivering dynamic in situ simulation and debriefing.
Chris delivers teaching across a range of modules. Chris is an advocate of the simulation agenda, underpinned by a human factors theme and continues to work closely with the simulation lead towards this goal.
Chris is awaiting verification of fellowship with the Higher Education Academy and registration as a Nurse Teacher with the NMC.
Main areas of research interest:
Emergency Nursing/ Trauma/ Human factors/ Simulation.