Becks Robertson

Senior Lecturer, Adult Nursing - Skills & Simulation

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:School of Nursing and Midwifery

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Nursing and midwifery

Becks's areas of expertise are adult and paediatric nursing surrounding recognition of the deteriorating patient and resuscitation.

rebecca.robertson@aru.ac.uk

Background

Becks qualified in 1995 as a New Zealand Registered Comprehensive Nurse. On coming to the UK in 1999, she is now dual registered in Adult and Paediatrics nursing, has a background of Surgery, A&E, with 15 years' experience in deteriorating patient management as a Resuscitation Practitioner.

Becks is passionate about sharing knowledge through simulation in an environment where students can blend skills and knowledge essential to patient care while understanding how each element connects and supports each other.

Teaching

Becks facilitated the Resuscitation Council (UK) - Basic Life Support through to the Advanced Life Support courses. In addition, she taught the Manchester Critical Care Skills Institute Acute Illness Management (AIM) courses for RN’s & HCA’s which addressed the recognition of the deteriorating patient.

Qualifications

  • Masters of Science – Medical & Healthcare Education – ARU
  • Educational Practice for Professional Learning for NMC Registrants – ARU
  • Advanced Life Support Instructor & Course Director – Resuscitation Council (UK)
  • European Paediatric Life Support Instructor & Course Director- Resuscitation Council (UK)
  • Bachelor of Arts(Hons) Nursing and Professional Registration in Child Nursing – Homerton, Cambridge
  • Bachelor of Nursing – Otago Polytechnic, New Zealand (Registration as Registered Comprehensive Nurse)

Memberships, editorial boards

Full Membership, Resuscitation Council (UK)