Michelle Kelly

Michelle is the Simulation lead for School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedicine, Co-Sim Lead, Faculty of Health Sciences Curtin University. 

Her PhD explored use of simulation in enhancing clinical judgement of students to practice as registered nurses.Recently she co-authored a book on simulation, “Healthcare Simulation Education” (2017).

Michelle has varied experience in medical- surgical and critical care nursing across clinical and educational roles. Made the move to higher education in 2000. Since 2006, teaching and learning focus has moved to the use of simulation strategies in health care education. Michelle has been appointed in lead roles to develop and integrate simulation-based education techniques into a variety of health curricula. Michelle has been integral to the design, planning and operationalisation of 4 builds for simulation learning spaces (UTS) and has also advised external groups in these areas of contemporary learning approaches and spaces.


2020-21 Deputy Chair & Research Portfolio

2019-20 Ordinary Member

  • Research Portfolio
  • WASHA CSTAN representative