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Mrs Nicki Credland

Head of Department

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Paramedical, Perioperative and Advanced Practice

Qualifications

  • BSc
  • MMed
  • PCAP
  • PGCert
  • PhD

Summary

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 and UK Critical Care Nursing Alliance. She was the nurse representative to the Department of Health Adult Critical Care Clinical Reference Group 2017-19.

Undergraduate

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

Journal Article

What are the patterns of compliance with Early Warning Track and Trigger Tools: A narrative review

Credland, N., Dyson, J., & Johnson, M. J. (2018). What are the patterns of compliance with Early Warning Track and Trigger Tools: A narrative review. Applied nursing research : ANR, 44, 39-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2018.09.002

How to remove an endotracheal tube

Credland, N. (2016). How to remove an endotracheal tube. Nursing standard, 30(36), 31-33. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.30.36.31.s43

How to perform open tracheal suction via an endotracheal tube

Credland, N. (2016). How to perform open tracheal suction via an endotracheal tube. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 30(35), 36-38. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.30.35.36.s46

Research interests

Critical care

Pre-hospital medicine

Recognition and response

Postgraduate supervision

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

Committee/Steering group role

UK Critical Care Nursing Alliance

2016

UK Critical Care Leadership Forum

2016

External examiner role

Queens University, Belfast

2015 - 2019

University of Galway, Ireland

2019 - 2023

Government advisory role

Department of Health Critical Care Reference Group

2016 - 2019

Journal peer reviewer

Nursing in Critical Care

2018

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

SFHEA

2018

Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy

2018

National/International learned society/body role

Chair British Association of Critical Care Nurses

2014