Adam teaches on the pre-registration nursing couse
Adam began his healthcare career in 2001 as an apprentice in care. The two year apprenticeship offered him a good insight into a variety of health care settings and solid foundations for his journey ahead. Adam studied at the University of Central Lancashire completing a Diploma in Mental Health Nursing in 2006. On registration, he primarily worked in acute inpatient settings as a Staff Nurse and then team leader working with a variety of service users with complex mental health needs including ABI, substance misuse, learning disability and challenging behaviour. During that time, Adam became gained a Post-Graduate Certificate Teaching Effective Aggression Management at UCLan and became a part time TEAM instructor within his NHS Trust in addition to his nursing duties. In 2013, he became a Nurse Specialist in Violence Reduction and attended the University of Glamorgan to achieve a BSc in Profession Practice: Violence Reduction. This Specialist role included education, leadership, complex case consultancy, policy/service development and serious incident review responsibilities across a range of mental health settings.