I am Senior Lecturer and Lead for critical care within the College of Human and Health Sciences, and have over 10 years experience in educating students at postgraduate and undergraduate level. I have scholarly interests in pedagogy and andragogy, simulation and numeracy in nurse education.

Areas of Expertise

  • Interprofessional Education
  • Teaching
  • learning
  • assessment
  • student participation
  • student engagement in HE

Publications

  1. Diuretic therapy: implications for nursing practice. Nursing Standard 24(43), 40-50.
  2. The nursing assessment and management of patients with angina. British Journal of Nursing 13(10), 598-601.
  3. & Fundamental of Nursing: Concepts, Process & Practice. London: Pearson Education.
  4. (2016). Using educational practice learning sets to facilitate interprofessional learning. Presented at NET2016,NET2016.

Teaching

  • SHG3075 Acute Cardiac Care

    This module aims to further develop the knowledge and skills of nurses who are involved in the care and management of patients with acute cardiac conditions.

  • SHG3107 Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Rehabilitation

    This module aims to further develop the knowledge and skills of nurses who are involved in the management of patients with acute cardiac conditions and those with established heart disease, and their aftercare.

  • SHTM33 Designing and Evaluating Your Teaching

    This module aims to develop the student¿s awareness of the key issues, principles and values of quality teaching in the workplace setting, and their ability to reflect upon, analyse and interpret their own professional practice in healthcare and education using a range of theoretical frameworks.

  • SHTM34 Teaching and Learning for the Health Professions' Educators

    This module has been designed to prepare educators from a variety of health professions for a role in teaching, supervising and assessing students and trainees in practice and academic settings. It aims to prepare educators to work within a developmental framework in the context of interprofessional learning and modern day health services. This module will form part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Education for the Health Professions.

  • SHTM37 Dissertation - Professional Education in Practice and/or Academic Settings

    This is essentially a module of independent study. The module aims to enable participants to show that they have grasped the principles and can carry out the practice of educational research.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Programme Director Education for the Health Professions (MA/PGDi - College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University

    2012 - Present

  • Lead – Critical Care - College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University

    2012 - Present

  • Module Leader Acute Cardiac Care (SHG283/SHG3075) - College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University

    2010 - Present

  • Link Tutor: Ward C, D, Dan Danino & Coronary Care - Morriston Hospital, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University

    2003 - Present

Career History

Start Date End Date Position Held Location
2003 Present Senior Lecturer Swansea University
1996 2008 Registered Nurse Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Morriston Hospital, Swansea