RN, BA (Hons), MEd, PhD, FHEA
Professor Simon Cooper has worked in acute care in the UK and Australia with experience in intensive care, emergency and paramedicine. He led nurse practitioner developments in the UK prior to moving to Australia in 2008.
Until 2014 he worked at Monash University where he commissioned a new nursing school of nursing, prior to moving to Federation University Australia.
He has extensive experience in curricula design and innovative teaching approaches with academic interests in emergency care, leadership, teamwork, education and clinical simulation. Over the last eight years he has led the development of the web based First2ActWeb patient deterioration program. This 1.5 hour training program has now been completed by over 12,000 participants from across the world. Further, a non-technical skills assessment tool for the assessment of resuscitation team performance ‘The Team Emergency Assessment Measure’ (TEAM) has been widely disseminated and is used in around 50 centres across the world with translations into six languages. He has published over 100 papers, chapters and books (with a Scopus H Index of 22) and has achieved a research income of approximately $2 million. Recent grant awards include Category 1 grants in the management of patient deterioration and health department funding (DHHS) for the measurement of the clinical impact of patient deterioration management interventions.
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5561-3099