Dr Sam Bassett
Head of Department, Midwifery and Senior Lecturer in Midwifery Education
- Lead Midwife for Education
Dr Sam Bassett is Head of Department, Midwifery and Lead Midwife for Education at King’s College London. An experienced midwife and educationalist her ongoing centre of clinical practice is high-risk pregnancies completing her doctorate in 2016 focusing on maternal high dependency care.
Sam's teaching expertise includes midwifery emergencies, medical complexities in childbirth, and low and hi fidelity simulation with a particular interest in the use of Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) across both pre and post-qualification curriculums.
Clinical midwifery practice remains central to Sam’s work and she continues to contribute to the development of key practice guidelines/publications and instruct on courses such as the Resuscitation Council-UK Newborn Life Support (NLS) and represents midwifery on national courses such as Managing Medical and Obstetric Emergency Training (mMOET).
- Maternal medical complexities
- Midwifery high dependency care
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