About Me

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

  • SHG268 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.

  • SHG3033 Tissue Viabilty

    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.

  • SHG3074 Contemporary Practice in Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery

    The focus of this module is to enhance prior learning and clinical experience by critically analysing contemporary care practices for a child/adult following injury/illness requiring plastic/reconstructive surgery. The module addresses the critical and acute phases of care, wound healing, peri-operative phase to rehabilitation which includes physical, psychological and psychosocial well being. The roles of the family and members of the multi-disciplinary team will also be explored in order to promote an integrated approach to care provision.

  • SHG3078 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. The module may be taken as a stand-alone module or as part of the BSc Mental Disorder pathway.

  • 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.

  • SHGE06 Manual Handling 1

    The module aims to introduce the student to safe manual handling.

  • 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.

  • SHGM75 Non Medical Prescribing

    This module enables qualified Nurses, Midwives, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals (e.g Podiatrists, Physiotherapists) to undertake the education and training required by the professional regulators and Welsh Assembly Government to meet the statutory requirements for Non Medical Prescribing.

  • SHN125 Introduction to the Fundamentals of Nursing Practice (Adult)

    This core module addresses specific keys areas relating to the fundamentals of nursing practice and clinical exposure encompassing mandatory training. The module will introduce students to the profession of nursing, the underpinning values of the nursing profession and the professional codes of practice. The importance of patient dignity, respect, care and compassion will be integrated throughout the module and related to safe, person-centred care. The module will introduce the students to meeting the client/service user’s physical and emotional needs.

  • SHN130 Introduction to the fundamentals of Nursing Practice (Child)

    This core module addresses specific keys areas relating to the fundamentals of nursing practice and clinical exposure. The module will introduce students to the profession of nursing, the underpinning values of the nursing profession and the professional codes of practice. The importance of patient dignity, respect, care and compassion will be integrated throughout the module and related to safe, person-centred care. The module will introduce the students to meeting the client/service user’s physical and emotional needs.

  • SHN131 Introduction to the Fundamentals of Nursing Practice (Mental Health)

    This core module addresses specific keys areas relating to the fundamentals of nursing practice and clinical exposure. The module will introduce students to the profession of nursing, the underpinning values of the nursing profession and the professional codes of practice. The importance of patient dignity, respect, care and compassion will be integrated throughout the module and related to safe, person-centred care. The module will introduce the students to meeting the client/service user’s physical and emotional needs.

External Responsibilities

  • External Examiner for BSc Acute Clinical Practice, Brighton University

    2011 - Present