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Dr Vikki Park

Senior Lecturer

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

PhD., PG Dip., PG Cert., BSc (Hons), FHEA, HEA Mentor, RN, RNT.

Vikki Park is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing with clinical expertise within adult critical care, Further Education and Higher Education. Prior to joining Northumbria University in 2011, Vikki was awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Academic Practice Development and Professional Learning, she gained status as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and became an NMC Registered Nurse Teacher. Vikki is passionate about interprofessional collaboration, learning and education, and her PhD was a focused ethnography which explored interprofessional learning within adult critical care. In her current role she has leadership responsibility for IPE across a suite of undergraduate health and social care programmes, module leadership for a year long level 5 nursing practice module and teaches undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes. As an NMC nurse registrant she supports students throughout their clinical and academic studies.

Vikki’s research interests focus upon interprofessional learning, specifically within the clinical environment of critical care and in relation to the continual professional development of healthcare practitioners. Principal areas of scholarly interest include simulation-based education, patient safety, human factors, communication, interpersonal skills, and clinical skills development. Vikki is also interested in the use of creative writing in relation to health care experiences, reflection, and practitioner development.

Academia.edu: https://northumbria.academia.edu/VikkiPark

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Vikki_Park

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-vikki-park-145bb887/ 

Vikki Park

Campus Address

Clinical Skills Centre, Room 002
Coach Lane Campus West


Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • ‘Learning in Lockdown’: exploring the experiences of the impact of COVID-19 on Interprofessional Education from academics’, students’ and service users’ perspectives, Power, A., Sy, ., Hutchings, M., Coleman, T., El-Awaisi, A., Kitema, ., Gallagher, J., Herath,, C., McLarnon, N., Nagraj, S., Nazar, H., O'Carroll, V., Owens, ., Park, V., Pope, ., Wetzlmair, ., Anderson, E., Greaves, J. 7 Oct 2021, In: British Journal of Midwifery
  • Research methodology: Doing ethnography - the journey from research design to data analysis. Research Conversations - Northumbria University Research Series, Park, V. 1 Apr 2021
  • Student experiences of emergency remote teaching for interprofessional education during COVID-19, Sy, M., Park, V., Nagraj, S., Power, A., Herath,, C. 24 Nov 2021, In: British Journal of Midwifery
  • COVID 19: What to expect if you are deployed to a critical care setting, Park, V. 7 Apr 2020, In: Nursing Standard
  • Interprofessional Learning in Adult Critical Care, Park, V. 16 Sep 2019, BACCN National Conference 2019
  • Learning in Critical Care: A Focused Ethnography of Interprofessional Learning Culture, Park, V. Dec 2019
  • Interprofessional Learning in Adult Critical Care: Early findings of a focused ethnographic study, Park, V. 19 Sep 2016, 31st BACCN Annual Conference 2016
  • Interprofessional learning in adult critical care: early findings of a focused ethnography study, Park, V. 12 Oct 2016, North of England Critical Care Annual Conference 2016
  • SIM : ULATE: Simulation in the International Masters: Underpinning Learning, Assessment and Technology Enhancements, Park, V. 15 Sep 2016, NE Simulation Conference 2016
  • An Ethnographic Study of the Inter-Professional Learning Culture of NHS staff within the Adult Critical Care Clinical Setting, Park, V. 9 Jul 2015, The Second Annual PSP PhD Research Conference : A Conference for Research Students in Psychology, Sociology and Politics. For PhD students, by PhD Students.

Professional Activity

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Membership of network: ICS IPE Northern Regional Development Group (External organisation) 2021
  • Visiting an external academic institution: Staffordshire University 2020
  • Publication Peer-review: Nursing in critical care (Journal) 2020
  • Oral presentation: Assessing patients using the ABCDE approach [Live Webinar 5] Supporting and upskilling of clinical front-line nursing and clinical staff to recognise, assess and manage the acute deteriorating patient during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2020
  • Oral presentation: Assessing patients using the ABCDE approach [Live Webinar 4] Supporting and upskilling of clinical front-line nursing and clinical staff to recognise, assess and manage the acute deteriorating patient during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2020
  • Oral presentation: Assessing patients using the ABCDE approach [Live Webinar 3] Supporting and upskilling of clinical front-line nursing and clinical staff to recognise, assess and manage the acute deteriorating patient during the COVID-19 pandemic 2020
  • Oral presentation: Assessing patients using the ABCDE approach [Live Webinar 2] Supporting and upskilling of clinical front-line nursing and clinical staff to recognise, assess and manage the acute deteriorating patient during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2020
  • Oral presentation: Assessing patients using the ABCDE approach [Live Webinar 1] Supporting and upskilling of clinical front-line nursing and clinical staff to recognise, assess and manage the acute deteriorating patient during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2020
  • Oral presentation: Interprofessional Research at Northumbria University: Research-rich & business-focused. 2020
  • Membership of committee: CAIPE Research Working Group: Centre of the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (External organisation) 2020

Qualifications

  • Nursing PhD March 03 2021
  • Professional Development PGCert March 16 2011
  • Professional Development PGDip March 01 2010
  • Nursing BSc (Hons) September 16 2002
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2009
  • Registered Nurse Teacher RNT, NMC 2009
  • Nurse Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) 2002


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