School of Nursing
Brook Building, BB347
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Subject Areas: Nursing and Midwifery
Ivan commenced his nursing career in 1986 and qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1989 within the South West Durham School of Nursing based at Bishop Auckland General Hospital, County Durham, England.
In 1991, Ivan qualified as a registered midwife within the Liverpool School of Midwifery based at the Liverpool Maternity Hospital, Liverpool, England.
Within his clinical career, he has practiced as a registered midwife and a registered general nurse. His clinical background is primarily within the field Accident and Emergency care.
Ivan commenced his academic career in May 2004 within the University of Central Lancashire in Preston and he is a Principal Lecturer / Academic Team Leader (Adult Nursing) within the School of Nursing.
His areas of academic / scholarly interest is in relation to situation awareness amongst police officers. His PhD was entitled ‘An ethnomethodological exploration of police officers’ use of a cognitive aid when encountering people with a potential mental disorder.'