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Amanda Miller

Lecturer in Nursing / Clinical simulation development and innovation lead


Registered Children’s nurse since 1997 and have worked in practice in a variety of settings. My main area of practice is Children’s Accident and Emergency and the child in the community setting. I have worked as a lecturer in children’s nursing since 2006 and my interests are with the care of the acutely ill child and high fidelity simulation.

I am the clinical simulation development and innovation lead for the school and much of my teaching and research involves the use of simulation in nurse education.

I am module leader for Nursing and Health (year 1, Semester 2, BSc (HONS) nursing)

I am currently studying for my PhD and my research is about the involvement of young people in CYP nurse education.


Currently I teach on a range of pre and post qualifying modules at Degree and Postgraduate level. Much of this teaching is delivered using simulation.

I am members of the following modules:

Nursing and health (BSc)

Nursing practice and decision-making (BSc) Child field of practice

Pre-registration optional module (Sexual health)

Clinical assessment of injury and illness in children (PQ module)

Observation of clinical experience and simulated practice (postgraduate)

Facilitator on the paediatric AIMS course

Research Interests

Participation with children and young people, simulation and service user involvement

Qualifications and Memberships

RN (Dip HE in children's nursing)

BSc (HONS) Upper second

Pg Cert in higher education research and practice


Lee, A; Charnock, E and Miller, A (2015) Preparation and use of resuscitation equipment to assess and treat children in emergency situations. Nursing Children and Young People. 27(2): 30-37

Charnock, E; Lee, A.E; Miller, A.J (2012) Nursing and Health Survival Guide: Recognising the acutely Ill child. Pearson: Essex

Miller, A.J (2011) Snake bites. In Glasper, E.A; McEwing, G and Richardson, J. (Ed), Emergencies in Children’s and Young people’s Nursing pp260-263 Oxford: Oxford University Press

Miller, A.J; J.F Roberts & Lee, A.E (2011) How high fidelity simulation can enhance clinical examination skills. Demonstration presented at the Education in a Changing Environment conference, Salford

Haines, C; McKenna, J; Miller (nee Wiseman), A.J; Zhao, L (2008) “Feeling like an impostor” – the role of mentoring in the transition from practitioner to academic. Poster presentation at Joint Social Work Education Conference, Cambridge