Mrs Sharon Harvey
Associate Professor
Nursing
Telephone: (01792) 205678 ext 8540
Room: Office - 220
First Floor
Glyndwr Building
Singleton Campus

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

  • student-staff partnerships
  • student engagement in HE
  • student participation
  • Teaching the Teachers
  • Teaching
  • learning
  • assessment
  • Interprofessional Education

Publications

  1. (2007). Diagnositic numeracy testing of preregistration nursing students: An implication for nurse education. Presented at RCN International Research Conference, Dundee,
  2. (2016). Interprofessional Learning. Presented at Higher Education Academy Accredited Programmes Network, Cardiff,
  3. (2016). Facilitating Interprofessional learning. Presented at All Wales Medical and Dental Education Conference, Swansea.,
  4. (2017). Flourishing under Fire: 10 Tips for Promoting Academic Resilience. Presented at SALT Conference, Swansea University,
  5. Diuretic therapy: implications for nursing practice. Nursing Standard 24(43), 40-50.

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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.

  • SHN127 What is Nursing? (Adult)

    This module will allow students to gain insight into the clinical decision making process its importance in planning safe and effective care to a range of service users/clients. The module will explore the development of nursing and its values. The theories of nursing and the nursing process will be introduced.

  • SHN128 Developing Nursing Knowledge (Adult)

    This module aims to equip student nurses to work with individuals, service users, carers and the multi disciplinary team when planning and providing appropriate evidence based care. The concepts of Clinical Governance and clinical assessment and decision making will be explored. The module will build on previous knowledge to facilitate the development of theoretical and practical knowledge so that the individual can recognise and act when there is a risk to the client/service user of physical or mental health problems across the lifespan.

  • SHN132 What is Nursing? (Child)

    This module will allow students to gain insight into the clinical decision making process its importance in planning safe and effective care to a range of service users/clients. The module will explore the development of nursing and its values. The theories of nursing and the nursing process will be introduced.

  • SHN133 What is Nursing? (Mental Health)

    This module will allow students to gain insight into the clinical decision making process its importance in planning safe and effective care to a range of service users/clients. The module will explore the development of nursing and its values. The theories of nursing and the nursing process will be introduced

  • SHN136 Introduction to Professional Practice (Child)

    The philosophy of the module is the belief that continued development underpins professional practice. Throughout their professional lives, qualified nurses need to take responsibility for their own learning and development. In order to achieve this, they need to be able to recognise their learning and developmental needs, developing appropriate strategies to fulfil them. Development encompasses both personal and professional aspects as one cannot be separated from the other. This module draws on the content of other modules within the year and experiences in practice to introduce the concept of professional practice. The students will demonstrate this learning through the medium of a portfolio and by producing a patchwork text.

  • SHN137 Introduction to Professional Practice (Mental Health)

    The philosophy of the module is the belief that continued development underpins professional practice. Throughout their professional lives, qualified nurses need to take responsibility for their own learning and development. In order to achieve this, they need to be able to recognise their learning and developmental needs, developing appropriate strategies to fulfil them. Development encompasses both personal and professional aspects as one cannot be separated from the other. This module draws on the content of other modules within the year and experiences in practice to introduce the concept of professional practice. The students will demonstrate this learning through the medium of a portfolio and by producing a patchwork text.

  • SHN274 Developing the Practice of Nursing (Adult)

    The philosophy of this core module is the belief that continued development underpins professional practice. Throughout their professional lives, qualified nurses need to take responsibility for their own learning and development. In order to achieve this, they need to be able to recognise their learning and developmental needs, developing appropriate strategies to fulfil them. Development encompasses both personal and professional aspects as one cannot be separated from the other. This module draws on the content of other modules within the year and on experiences in practice in order to develop the concept of professional practice. Students will demonstrate this learning through the medium of a portfolio and by producing a patchwork text.

  • SHN3055 Managing Complex Care in Rapidly Changing Situations (Adult)

    This module aims to give an overview of specialist aspects of nursing practice, especially when care can be considered complex and situations rapidly change. The module also aims to give a greater insight into the application of legal, ethical and professional issues to practice. This module draws on the content of modules within Years 1 and 2 and experiences in practice to consolidate the knowledge, skills and attitude for professional practice in the field of adult nursing.

  • SHN3059 Managing Complex Care in Rapidly Changing Situations (Mental Health)

    This module aims to give an overview of specialist aspects of mental health nursing practice, especially when care can be considered complex and situations rapidly change. The module also aims to give a greater insight into the application of legal, ethical and professional issues to practice. This module draws on the content of modules within Years 1 and 2 and experiences in practice to consolidate the knowledge, skills and attitude for professional practice in the field of mental health nursing.

  • SHN3060 Managing Complex Care in Rapidly Changing Situations (Child)

    This module aims to provide an overview of holistic nursing practice in areas where the care needs of children and young people are complex and rapidly changing. Whilst the focus is on nursing care of children and young people. This module draws on the content of the programme from years 1 and 2 and experiences in practice.

  • 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.

  • 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