Dr Cliff Connell

PhD, Grad Cert Critical Care (ED), BN (Hons), RN



t: +61 3 9904 4308
e: cliff.connell@monash.edu
Cliff's Researcher Profile


Cliff joined Monash University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery in January 2015. Cliff has 28 years nursing experience in a variety of clinical settings including 17 years of emergency care as a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Clinical Nurse Educator.

Cliff's PhD covered researching the impact of evidence-based education upon improving outcomes in the deteriorating emergency department patient.


  • NUR3003 - Education for clinical practice
  • NUR1102 - Health assessment in clinical practice

Research interests

  • recognising and managing of physiological deterioration in ED
  • simulation and education in ED nursing
  • advanced life support and resuscitation
  • communication, teamwork and leadership

Professional affiliations

  • The College of Emergency Nursing Australasia, Member
  • Australian College of Nursing, Member


Please refer to Cliff's Researcher Profile