Ms Catherine Williams
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Practice
Nursing
Telephone: (01792) 602872
Room: Office - 217
First Floor
Glyndwr Building
Singleton Campus

I am Senior Lecturer and Clinical Studies Manager at the College of Human and Health Sciences, and have over 11 years experience in the practice, theory and education of postgraduate and undergraduate level. Academic and scholarly interest that I have focused on particularly include non-medical prescribing and developing clinical skills education in the pre-registration curriculum.

Teaching

  • SHG3033 Tissue Viability

    This module aims to further develop the knowledge and skills of health care professionals who are involved in the care and management of patients with wounds, including pressure and leg ulcers. Students will be required to undertake a minimum of 3 clinical days away from their practice base ideally placed with a wound care specialist.

  • SHG3103 Foundations in Burn Care

    This module is designed to expand diverse professional knowledge and enhance clinical reasoning and the skills of practitioners working within the specialties of burns. The intention of the module is to focus on the development of the clinical nursing skills required to provide safe and effective care of the burn injured patient. The module is run collaboratively with staff from Abertawe Bro-Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board (HB) and is offered to new staff in working in burn care practice.

  • SHGE19 Visiting International Students

    International students will have an opportunity to undertake a short placement in Swansea University Department of Nursing. Visiting students will participate in relevant teaching sessions and undertake observational nursing placements in practice. There are no credit points attached to this module.

  • SHGM12 Physical Health Issues in Adult Mental Health Practice

    The aim of the module is to equip health and social care professionals to respond to the physical health needs of adults with mental health problems, as this client group has high levels of morbidity and mortality. The module aims to better equip staff to work between primary and secondary care to ensure that the range of health needs are met. During the module there will be opportunities for staff to develop physical healthcare assessment skills and engage in health promotion strategies.

  • SHN283 Nursing Assessment and Management of Adult Care

    This module introduces international students, who are undertaking an undergraduate nursing programme in their home country, to nurse education in the UK by providing them with an opportunity to build simulated clinical skills and develop an awareness of the health service in the UK. It will also focus on planning and promoting nursing care in partnership with the patient and their family/carers. The module will also enable students to compare health care delivery between practice in their home country and the UK.

  • SHN284 Nursing Assessment and Management of Adult Care

    This zero credit module introduces international students, who are undertaking an undergraduate nursing programme in their home country, to nurse education in the UK by providing them with an opportunity to build simulated clinical skills and develop an awareness of the health service in the UK. It will also focus on planning and promoting nursing care in partnership with the patient and their family/carers. The module will also enable students to compare health care delivery between practice in their home country and the UK.

External Responsibilities

  • External Examiner for BSc Acute Clinical Practice, Brighton University

    2011 - Present