Mark has worked in as variety of healthcare settings since beginning a career in nursing in 1984. Whilst initially Mark's nursing practice was within acute medical areas covering a range of specialities and conditions, he subsequently moved into more specialised areas and gained a broad range of experience in critical care with practice areas including cardiology, high dependency and intensive care units.
Since joining the teaching team at Suffolk, Mark has been an active member of the Acute and Critical Care team and now has responsibilities as both Course Leader and Module Leader across a range of healthcare programmes offered by the University of Suffolk. Whilst based in the Post Registration programme area, Mark contributes to teaching across a wide range of courses and programmes delivered to a range of healthcare professions both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Teaching/Research Interests and Publications
Anatomy and Physiology
Acute Care Practice
Critical Care Practice
Advanced Healthcare Practice
Abbott, H., Braithwaite, W., Ranson, M. (2014) Clinical Examination Skills for Healthcare Professionals M+K Publishing : Cumbria
Ranson, M. (2010) The Physiological Basis of Critical Illness IN.
McGloin, S., McLeod, A. [Eds] Advanced Practice in Critical Care
Ranson, M. (2010) The Bottom Line: Drug Use in Adult Advanced Life Support
Technic: The Journal of Operating Department Practice 1(3) 8.
Mark and two other colleagues are also delighted to have received a commission from a healthcare publisher to produce a textbook with an inter-professional focus looking at Clinical Examination Skills for Healthcare Professionals.