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.

  • SHN3074 Advancing Professional Nursing Practice (Adult)

    The aim of this module is to enable nursing students to develop the knowledge and skills to evaluate and advance professional nursing practice. It will help them to identify areas for improvement and help identify any potential limitations within the context of current policy and organisational cultures. The module will enable the student to develop their own potential, advancing their own practice whilst evaluating the impact on self, patients, service users and other professionals.

  • SHN3078 Advancing Professional Nursing Practice (Child)

    The aim of this module is to enable nursing students to develop the knowledge and skills to evaluate and advance professional nursing practice. It will help them to identify areas for improvement and help identify any potential limitations within the context of current policy and organisational cultures. The module will enable the student to develop their own potential, advancing their own practice whilst evaluating the impact on self, patients, service users and other professionals.

  • SHN3082 Advancing Professional Nursing Practice (Mental Health)

    The aim of this module is to enable nursing students to develop the knowledge and skills to evaluate and advance professional nursing practice. It will help them to identify areas for improvement and help identify any potential limitations within the context of current policy and organisational cultures. The module will enable the student to develop their own potential, advancing their own practice whilst evaluating the impact on self, patients, service users and other professionals.

  • SHNM00 Introduction to Nursing (Adult)

    This module will enable students to develop the knowledge, skills and professional values that underpin safe, effective, evidence-based practice. A range of teaching methods will be used to develop fundamental nursing skills including, bio science, infection prevention and control, moving and handling; vital signs; recognition and response to abnormal parameters; nursing documentation; therapeutic management of aggression and de-escalation; fundamental care delivery; basic life support; and introduction to medicines management. Students will learn about historical and contemporary nursing practices and explore how nursing will develop in the future.

  • SHNM04 Introduction to Nursing (Child)

    This module will enable students to develop the knowledge, skills and professional values that underpin safe, effective, evidence-based practice. A range of teaching methods will be used to develop fundamental nursing skills including, bio science, infection prevention and control, moving and handling; vital signs; recognition and response to abnormal parameters; nursing documentation; therapeutic management of aggression and de-escalation; fundamental care delivery; basic life support; and introduction to medicines management. Students will learn about historical and contemporary nursing practices and explore how nursing will develop in the future.

  • SHNM08 Introduction to Nursing (Mental Health)

    This module will enable students to develop the knowledge, skills and professional values that underpin safe, effective, evidence-based practice. A range of teaching methods will be used to develop fundamental nursing skills including, bio science, infection prevention and control, moving and handling; vital signs; recognition and response to abnormal parameters; nursing documentation; therapeutic management of aggression and de-escalation; fundamental care delivery; basic life support; and introduction to medicines management. Students will learn about historical and contemporary nursing practices and explore how nursing will develop in the future.

  • 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