Lecturer in Operating Department Practice
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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 and European Advanced Life Support Courses to enhance her role as an ODP and resuscitation officer.
In Laura's academic role she currently leads on a variety of modules including; Enhanced anesthetic and post anesthetic care and Human Factors and the perioperative practitioner at pre-registration level and a post-registration module principles of anesthetic care.
Laura has recently completed her Post Graduate Certificate In Teaching and Learning within Higher Education and the Academic Professional Apprenticeship scheme gaining (SEDA) accreditation and is pending membership as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Laura is currently undertaking her MSc in Professional Practice which should be completed by September 2021 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.