Nicola Credland

Lecturer

Faculty of Health Sciences

School of Health and Social Work

n.credland@hull.ac.uk

01482 463334

Nicola initially completed her nurse training at the University of Hull, followed by a BSc (Hons) in Critical Care. She then took a MMedSci Advanced Nursing Practice at the University of Sheffield.

Her clinical background is in intensive care and latterly critical care outreach.

Nicola is Chair of the British Association of Critical Care Nurses (BACCN)and sits on the UK Critical Care Leadership Forum, UK Critical Care Nursing Alliance and Department of Health Adult Critical Care Clinical Reference Group.

She is the UK representative to the World Federation of Critical Care Nurses.

Research

Research Interests

  • Critical care

  • Advanced practice

  • Recognition and response to clinical deterioration

  • Education

Research groups

  • British Association of Critical Care

  • National Critical Care Leadership forum

  • National Critical Care Education Review Forum

  • UK Critical Care Nursing Alliance

  • Department of Health Adult Critical Care Clinical Reference Group

Publications

Credland N (2016), 'Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology', in Gibson V, Waters D (edts), Respiratory Care, CRC Press.

Credland N (2016), 'How to Perform Open Tracheal Suction via an Endotracheal Tube', Nursing Standard, 30(35) 36-38.

Credland N (2016), 'How to Remove an Endotracheal Tube', Nursing Standard, 30(36) 34-36.

Credland N (2016), 'Managing the Trauma Patient Presenting with the Lethal Triad', International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 20 45-53.

Credland N (2015), 'How to Suction via a Tracheostomy', Nursing Standard, 30(28) 36-38.

Teaching

Programmes taught on

Modules list

BSc Critical Care:

  • Care and Management of the Critically Ill Patient

  • Recognition and Response

  • Resuscitation

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma Care

BSc Paramedic Science:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Paramedics

  • Clinical Assessment and Examination for Paramedics

  • Care of the Critically Ill Patient

  • Acute Pre-Hospital Care

  • Clinical Practice Education

MSc Advanced Practice:

  • Clinical Assessment and Examination Theory

  • Advanced Decision Making

  • Clinical Assessment and Examination Practice

  • Advanced Practice Informed Learning

Research PhDs

Currently undertaking a PhD investigating why we fail to recognise and rescue deteriorating patients.

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice

  • Registered Nurse Tutor with the NMC

  • HEA Senior Fellow

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • MMedSci,

  • BSc (Hons) Critical Care

  • RN

  • SFHEA

  • RNT

External roles

  • British Association of Critical Care - Chair

  • National Critical Care Leadership forum

  • National Critical Care Education Review Forum

  • UK Critical Care Nursing Alliance

  • Department of Health Adult Critical Care Clinical Reference Group

  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

  • Reviewer for the Nursing Times

  • Reviewer for the Nursing Standard

  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Palliative Medicine

  • Reviewer for critical care textbooks – Routledge

  • Reviewer for critical care/advanced practice textbooks – Sage

Awards and accolades

  • July 2017 - Nominee Teaching Excellence Award, University of Hull

  • May 2017 – Team Lead, Higher Education Academy, Collaborative Teaching Excellence Award, University of Hull nomination

  • 2016 – Staff excellence award winner for Hull York Medical School

Professional highlights

  • Chair of the British Association of Critical Care Nurses (BACCN)

  • Invited speaker - November 2017 – World Federation of Critical Care Nurses Congress, Rio De Janiero – Safe staffing in ICU