Activities per year
Lecturer in Nursing/Post Graduate Programme lead with experience in a diverse range of nursing and health related subject areas. Experience in Further Education setting as lecturer and promoted post as Curriculum Leader. Responsibilities included development, validation, and provision of health, social and child care and education courses ranging from Access to HND level. Responsibility for securing clinical placements in acute general and psychiatric hospitals; community nursing setting; allied health professions and Scottish Ambulance Service.
Current research activities
Academic supervision MSc Research studies; Student transition issues especially academic literacy support; qualitative research study support.
Area of academic expertise - outline
MSc Research supervision; student transition issues especially academic literacy support; public health and Health Visiting; qualitative research;; quality improvement and patient safety in healthcare; legal, ethical & professional issues in nursing; higher education to further education student transition issues.
Desired research direction
Academic Literacy Support Research Supervision.
July 2019: University Senate Appeals Committee Deputy Chair
External Examiner, University of Dundee1 Sep 2007 → 31 Aug 2011