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Katie Beck


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Academic Background

Katie Beck is a Lecturer in Nursing Science and Clinical Pillar Lead for Advanced Practice. She is module lead for the Advanced Clinical Assessment Module, Acute Clinical Deterioration in Adults module, co-module lead for the Minor Injuries Module and member of Service Improvement Project module team. Katie teaches across a range of pre- and post-registration programmes within the School with a focus on academic skills, acute and urgent care, and tropical medicine. Katie qualified as a registered adult nurse in 2011 and worked in Accident and Emergency, Acute Medicine, and Intensive Care before perusing a career in global and expedition nursing. Katie was International Medical Lead at Raleigh International for a number of years and remains an active member of Raleigh International Medical Advisory Group, as well as providing health, wellbeing and safeguarding advice to a number of other international non-governmental organisations. She is an Honorary Clinical Lecture in Extreme Medicine at Exeter University, Assistant Director of The Diploma of Tropical Nursing at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and member of the Fellowship of Extreme and Wilderness Medicine.  She is currently studying for an MA in Higher Education Practice, and has particualr research interests in the value and ethics of pre-registration and early career international healthcare work expereinces. 

External positions

Assistance Director of the Diploma of Tropical Nursing, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

1 Mar 2022 → …

Honorary Health Adviser, Raleigh International

2018 → …

Honorary Clinical Lecturer on Msc Extreme Medicine, University of Exeter

2018 → …