BSc ODP Course Leader / Senior Lecturer in Operating Department Practice
School of Health Sciences
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Laura is an Operating Department Practitioner registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. Clinical experience includes anesthetic, surgical (scrub), post-anesthetic care and resuscitation. She successfully completed the Resuscitation Council Advanced Life Support Course & European Advanced Life Support Courses to enhance her role as an ODP & resuscitation officer.
In Laura's academic role she currently leads on a variety of modules including; Enhanced anesthetic & post anesthetic care and Human Factors and the perioperative practitioner at pre-registration level.
Laura has completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning within Higher Education gaining (SEDA) accreditation and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Laura is currently in the process of completing the final requirements for her MSc Professional Practice (Healthcare) qualification which will further enhance her role as an academic within the university.
Laura has a keen interest in Interprofessional education/learning and how this contributes to high quality care in the perioperative and critical care setting. In addition, due to her holding a Law (Hons) she has a keen interest in law, ethics and clinical negligence.