Naim Abdulmohdi

Senior Lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education

Department:School of Nursing & Midwifery

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Nursing and midwifery

Naim is an experienced critical care nurse and educator in critical care nursing. He's worked in various adult critical care settings and responsible for teaching acute and critical care courses.

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Naim is an experienced critical care nurse and educator in critical care nursing. He's worked in a variety of critical care settings including: general, cardiac and Papworth cardiothoracic critical care. He's worked in clinical education, participated in many projects and developed clinical guidelines in critical care. Naim is responsible for teaching acute and critical care courses for both pre and post registration and Master levels. He experienced in teaching resuscitation skills, involved in teaching many other key clinical and non-technical skills using clinical simulation and lead a course in innovation in critical care practice.

Research interests

  • Simulation in nursing education with focus on the impact of simulation on critical thinking and clinical reasoning.
  • Clinical decision making and human errors
  • Interruption in nursing work
  • Critical care nursing coping with the complexity of change

Simulation a contemporary teaching and learning method that provides students with a relatively safe environment to practice a verity of clinical scenarios and reflect on their practice. However, many aspects of this methodology still needing evidence to support the design and the application of simulation as evidence based education strategy.

Areas of research supervision

  • Critical care


  • Critical care for degree and Masters level
  • Development and innovation in critical care (distant learning)
  • Understanding and responding to acute changes in health
  • Management of patient requiring cardiac care
  • Adult acute care


  • MSc Advance Practice - Critical Care
  • PG Cert Medical and Healthcare Education (PGcert MHE)
  • BSc Nursing Studies
  • NMC teacher
  • PhD student

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Registered nurse with NMC
  • Registered nurse in the Jordanian NMC
  • Member of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
  • Critical Care and In-Flight Nursing Forum member
  • Member of Intensive Care Society (ISC)
  • Member of Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare (ASPiH)
  • Member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing (STTI)
  • Reviewer for European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (EJCN)

Selected recent publications

Abdulmohdi, N. (2013). Is introducing a national early warning score (NEWS) worth the cost. Nursing Standard, 27(26), p30.

Recent presentations and conferences

Abdulmohdi, N. (2014).The role of simulation on nurses' clinical reasoning. In Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Education forum national conference and exhibition: partners in practice, Harrogate, 26-27 February 2014. London: Royal College of Nursing.

Abdulmohdi, N. (2011).Ultrafiltration therapy for treating decompensated heart failure patients with fluid overload. In: BACCN (British Association of Critical Care Nursing), National conference: first class critical care: using evidence to create the future. Newcastle Upon Tyne, 12-13 September 2011. London: BACCN.