Christopher Aitken joined AusHSI in 2020 as the Nurse Educator on the MRFF funded Partnership Project EDDIE+: Early Detection of Deterioration in Elderly Residents. This role involves designing and developing a range of customisable education resources which respond to the learning styles and needs of nursing and care staff, the local context, and the current evidence about responding to deterioration in residents and hospital avoidance.
Prior to joining AusHSI, Christopher worked at QUT as the Coordinator of the Clinical Simulated Learning Environments in the Faculty of Health. He has over 11 years in experience in Critical Care and Cardiothoracics in Australia and in the UK. He has also product managed medical equipment companies for over 12 years. Before joining QUT in 2013, he was managing human patient simulators and simulation AV systems in Australia and New Zealand.
Christopher Aitken continues to consult and teach in health simulation education through South East Asia and is a Nursing OSCE examiner for AHPRA. Christopher has for several years and continues to be a sessional academic in the School of Nursing at QUT. He holds an Advanced Diploma in Health, a Bachelors of Nursing and a Master in Clinical Science.
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