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Vikki Park

Senior Lecturer

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Dr Vikki Park

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.

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Clinical Skills Centre, Room 002
Coach Lane Campus West


  • 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

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Interprofessional Learning in Adult Critical Care, Park, V. 16 Sep 2019
  • Interprofessional Learning in Adult Critical Care: Early findings of a focused ethnographic study, Park, V. 19 Sep 2016
  • Interprofessional learning in adult critical care: early findings of a focused ethnography study, Park, V. 12 Oct 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
  • Dissemination of Qualitative Research, Park, V., Whybrow, P. 24 Apr 2015
  • Improving the lives of many, Park, V. 6 May 2015, In: Nursing Standard
  • Inter-professional learning in adult critical care, Park, V. 9 Dec 2015
  • Inter-professional learning in adult critical care, Park, V. 14 Oct 2015
  • Inter-professional learning in adult critical care, Park, V. 20 May 2015
  • Inter-professional learning in adult critical care, Park, V. 13 Apr 2015

Professional Activity

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Oral presentation: Interprofessional Research at Northumbria University: Research-rich & business-focused. 2020
  • Invited talk: A Focused Ethnography of Interprofessional Learning Culture in Critical Care 2019
  • Oral presentation: Creative Writing for Critical Care Patients and Staff: An evaluation of a BACCN Regional Workshop 2016
  • Oral presentation: Getting to the heART of Critical Care Nursing: The use of creative writing to reflectively explore critical care experiences. 2016

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