I am passionate about nursing and teaching, as well as continually gaining new knowledge. I am currently studying for a Masters in Education for Health Professionals.

I am a dual qualified nurse, RGN and RMN and prior to entering academia, I specialised in Primary Mental Health, CAMHS over a number of years.

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Teaching

  • SHG237 Key Issues in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

    The incidence of mental health problems is rising within the population of children and young people. This has become a matter of concern for all agencies. There is a need for society to acknowledge that these issues concern everyone, so that these problems can be addressed and suitable care and access to treatment be provided to enable the child and young person to fulfill their potential and participate within their communities and society.

  • SHG369 Key Issues in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

    The incidence of mental health problems is rising within the population of children and young people. This has become a matter of concern for all agencies. There is a need for society to acknowledge that these issues concern everyone, so that these problems can be addressed and suitable care and access to treatment be provided to enable the child and young person to fulfill their potential and participate within their communities and society.

  • SHN278 Acute Care (Mental Health)

    This module will develop students‿ awareness of acute situations, identify and reduce associated risks and how to prioritise in mental health nursing care. The module will further develop the students‿ assessment, intervention and management skills underpinned by professional responsibility.

  • SHN288 Acute Care (Adult)

    This module will develop the student¿s awareness of short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, medical condition, or during recovery from surgery as well as associated risks. The student will develop the ability to identify actual and potential problems and further develop their assessment, rioritization, intervention and management skills underpinned by professional responsibility.

  • SHN292 Acute Care (Child)

    This module will develop the student¿s awareness of short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, medical condition, or during recovery from surgery as well as associated risks. The student will develop the ability to identify actual and potential problems and further develop their assessment, prioritisation, intervention and management skills underpinned by professional responsibility.

  • SHN297 Acute Care (Mental Health)

    This module will develop the student¿s awareness of short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, medical condition, or during recovery from surgery as well as associated risks. The student will develop the ability to identify actual and potential problems and further develop their assessment, prioritisation, intervention and management skills underpinned by professional responsibility.