Tom McConnachie qualified as a registered nurse from the College of Nursing and Midwifery, Dundee in January 1983. He held a number of posts within the surgical floor and the A&E department at Ninewells Hospital.
In 1993 Tom commenced the Clinical Teaching programme at The Institute of Technology in Dundee and was awarded a Diploma in Nursing and became a Clinical Teacher based at Perth College of Nursing.
In 1996 Tom commenced the Teacher training programme at Jordanhill College of Further Education and was awarded a certificate in education in 1997 and subsequently became a nursing lecturer at The College of Nursing and Midwifery Ninewells Hospital.
In 1997 he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Community Health from The Dundee Institute of Technology.
In 2000 he graduated from Dundee University Department of Epidemiology and Public Health with a Master of Public Health.
Currently, he is a Lecturer in Nursing at The School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Tom has held a number of module and programme lead positions. He is currently the; Module Lead for year three Skills and Practice and the school lead for Public Participation and International exchange visits for the undergraduate programme. He is also the Academic lead for a JEI with Xiangya School of Nursing, Central South University, China.
Tom is currently working on several new initiatives focused on transitional skills, teamwork and leadership acquisition with 225 Medical Regiment Scotland.
He is currently interested in Simulation Teaching within the undergraduate programme.