Mike is an academic with 16 years’ experience in the NHS sector and five years’ experience in the university sector. He completed an Honours degree in Acute Healthcare at the University of Leeds in 2006, a Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Education at Sheffield Hallam University in 2014 and is currently undertaking a Doctor of Education at The University of Hull. His postgraduate teaching qualification was recorded on the NMC register. Mike was elected as a Fellow of the Faculty of Emergency Nursing and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2011.
Mike’s clinical background is in Emergency and Unscheduled Care. Mike has worked at a number of Emergency Departments in the north of England over the last 16 years and has a particular interest in Trauma Care, Resuscitation, and Pre-Hospital Care. Mike is an Adult and Paediatric Instructor for the Resuscitation Council (UK) and teaches on a number of Advanced Life Support Courses around the UK. In 2016 Mike became an Advanced Trauma Nurse Instructor (ATNC/ATLS) and teaches on MDT courses at the Royal College of Surgeons of England ATNC/ATLS.
Mike's areas of interests are in using Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) to assess clinical competency and his doctoral thesis is on resilience in higher education.
External Examiner roles