Tracy Fitzpatrick

Clinical Skills Tutor, Children's Nursing

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

Department:School of Nursing and Midwifery

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Nursing and midwifery

Tracy is a Clinical Skills Tutor for Children’s Nursing.

tracy.fitzpatrick@anglia.ac.uk

Background

Tracy graduated from Anglia Ruskin University as a qualified children’s nurse and has clinical experience in many areas of child nursing, gained during her professional career.  She was promoted to a leadership role and continues to maintain her clinical practice within Addenbrookes Hospital.
Having had previous teaching experience in mathematics and science within secondary and sixth form schools; and enjoying mentoring students within practice.  Tracy decided to follow her love of teaching and education and moved to Anglia Ruskin University in May 2018, where she is a Clinical Skills Tutor in Children’s Nursing.  She is hoping to undertake her studies towards a Masters degree.

Research interests

  • Simulation based teaching/learning and preparation of students for placement
  • Children & young people requiring surgery
  • Children’s Nursing

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science and Microbiology, Anglia Polytechnic University
  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing (Child), Anglia Ruskin University
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Homerton College, University of Cambridge

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Royal College of Nursing (RCN) 

Media experience

Contributed to the Recruitment video for Paediatric Recovery for Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.