Senior Clinical Skills Tutor (Teaching and Scholarship)
Undergraduate Medicine, School of Medicine
+44 (0)1382 383317
Roddy gained BSc Nursing in 2000 from the University of Dundee. Following a range of clinical experience, he completed a MSc degree in Advanced Practice Nursing in 2007. Roddy has worked within the University of Dundee medical school since 2007. Firstly, as Senior Clinical Skills Tutor and more recently Lecturer within Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation. In these roles he contributes to the planning and development of clinical and procedural skills and is also Lead Co-ordinator for the undergraduate Theatre Skills Course. During this time Roddy achieved a PG Cert Teaching in Higher Education and is also a recognised fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
Main research interests involve Procedural Clinical Skills Teaching and development.
Supporting the planning and developing skills training for medical undergraduate student’s years 1-5 within the clinical skills centre and on satellite facilities.
As a Lecturer / Trainer in Clinical Skills I contribute to the undergraduate medical programmes teaching mainly procedural skills. As a Clinical Skills Tutor I work with colleagues from the School of Health Sciences and Allied Health Professions ensuring medical students get the best possible experiences of learning with, from and about the other members of the healthcare team.
Delivery of MBCHB teaching and assessment of clinical skills
Participate in simulated exercises design, implementation, and evaluation.
Enjoy any public engagement activities relating to our work at the University. Continue to mentor new colleagues and assist with supervision of exams, online and practical.
Utilizing DOPS and video to assess procedural skills in the undergraduate setting.
Developing procedural skills sessions with other allied health professionals:
Contribute to Medical Student Interviews (Staff Interviewer) 2023/24
Site Supervise OSCES.