Areas of Expertise

  • Echocardiography
  • Sub-clinical cardiovascular dysfunction


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  • SHC330 Professional Practice 3

    This is a module that builds upon SHC150 Professional Practice 1 and SHC230 Professional Practice 2 from years 1 and 2 to provide the student with an in depth understanding of professional practice as it applies to healthcare science.

  • SHC332 Healthcare Science Work Based Placement 2

    The aim of the module is to broaden the student experience of clinical practice in their specialism. This experience will ensure that on graduation, the student can undertake the breadth of practice expected of a newly qualified healthcare science practitioner.

  • SHC338 Evidence-Based Practice in Cardiology

    The module will prepare students for their professional role as a healthcare science practitioner in Cardiology. Students will gain an understanding of their role in the patient pathway and the importance of evidence-based practice that considers patient-centred care.

  • SHCM00 Clinical Assessment for Healthcare Scientists

    This module will give practitioners the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding which underpins the use of clinical assessment in the context of differential diagnosis. Practitioners will be expected to apply knowledge and basic skills of clinical assessment to their individual scope of practice within a cardiology, respiratory physiology or sleep-disordered breathing clinic. The opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the role of other diagnostic modalities such as radiology and pathology are integral to the module.

  • SHGM22 Non-Medical Prescribing (GPhC)

    This module enables qualified pharmacists to undertake the education and training required by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and Welsh Government to meet the statutory requirements for independent prescribing.

  • SHGM26 Clinical Assessment and Decision Making in Non-Medical Prescribing (NMC)

    This module will enable professional learners to develop a systematic, evidence-based and reflective approach to independent prescribing practice.

  • SHGM27 Pharmacology Principles and Practice (NMC)

    The module introduces the principles and practices of pharmacology which are vital requirements for independent prescribing. It will enable the practitioner to appraise the relevant sources of information advice and support available and apply them to make appropriate decisions in prescribing practice. This module will provide an opportunity for multidisciplinary learning with other professionals studying to become non-medical prescribers.

  • SHHM10 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology for Advanced Clinical Practice

    This module provides an underpinning knowledge of the basic biosciences which is essential for the skills of history taking and clinical assessment at advanced levels of practice.

  • SHNM26 Application of nurse prescribing experience to a specialist field of practice

    This is a consolidation of previous learning where students have successfully completed the level 6 V150 / V300 module. The module will enable students to consider ongoing developments in nurse prescribing practice through the completion of a case study approach. In recognition of prior learning, students will have the opportunity to review their prescribing practice, acknowledge any recent developments and showcase their capability of prescribing knowledge and skills.

  • SHVM00 Applied Anatomy and Pathophysiology for Long Term Chronic Conditions Management

    This module is used to underpin the applied knowledge required to understand the clinical presentation and management of specific long term and chronic conditions.


  • Point-of-care ultrasound scans (POCUS) performed by nurses- are they accurate and do they aid clinical management? (current)

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    Other supervisor: Prof Deborah Fitzsimmons