Chris’ current role is as the progamme lead for the Master of Nursing (pre-registration) programme within the School. This is a four year integrated Masters programme which leads to registration in two fields of nursing.
Working closely with other programme leads, this role involves providing leadership and support to the academic staff delivering the pre-registration nursing programmes at Southampton, and in supporting the students on these programmes.
Chris is also an associate editor for the International Journal of Nursing studies
Chris contributes to teaching across nursing programmes. Key areas of interest / expertise include: decision making; healthcare culture; ethnographic methods; ethics; values based healthcare; and all aspects of acute / critical care.
Dr Chris McLean is Principal Teaching fellow within Health Sciences at the University of Southampton.
Chris trained as a nurse after undertaking a first degree in Philosophy and worked primarily within the field of critical care before joining Health Sciences in 2002.
Chris has significant experience in programme leadership and curriculum design, as well as particular expertise in the design and delivery of education relating to the development of acute care skills and the recognition and response to the deteriorating patient. He has particular expertise in the use of simulated practice to develop acute care skills.
Chris is currently the programme lead for the Master of Nursing (dual field) pre-registration nursing programmes