Hughis a Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.
- NCS2103: Clinical Sciences 1
- NPP3201: Professional Nursing Practice 4 - Unit Coordinator.
Dr Hugh Davies has over twenty five years’ clinicalexperience in the area of critical care nursing. His experience includes:
- Care of patients requiring mechanical support for respiratory failure including advanced ventilation strategies and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
- Care of neurological patients following surgical intervention to remove tumours or blood clots.
- Casualties from trauma secondary to motor vehicle accidents, injuries from workplace accidents, episodes of self-harm or as victims of physical assault.
- Care of patients immediately after heart and lung transplantation.
- Care of patients requiring intra-aortic balloon pump and ventricular assist devices following cardio-thoracic surgery.
- Infusion of fluids and vasopressors for septic patients and the administration of intravenous antibiotic cover.
- Care of patients with acute kidney injury who required continuous renal replacement therapy.
- Administration of fluids for patients who had been victims of severe burns.
- Management of drug induced “psychotic” patients.
- Provisionof emotional support to critically ill patients and families of loved-ones.
- Reviewer for Australian Critical Care
- AustralianCollege of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN):
- National Treasurer 2013 - present
- WA National Representative 2011 - present
- Editor “Critical Times” 2012 - present
Research Areasand Interests
- Critical Care Nursing
- Acute Kidney Injury.