Ms Christine Thompson

Senior Lecturer

Email address: C.A.Thompson@wlv.ac.uk Phone number: 01902 518835 Location: Walsall Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Institute of Health Professions Areas of expertise: Acute, Urgent and Emergency care, Nurse Education.

About

Professional experience has been in acute, urgent and emergency care and then in Nurse education.

Teaching and areas of expertise include :-

Resuscitation, Basic & Advanced Life Support, clinical skills, nursing care practice especially of the acutely ill, Teaching on 4NH011- Preparation for Practice, 5HW025 – Legal, Ethical and Professional issues; Module leader for 4NH009 – Introduction to Adult Nursing; Module co-ordinator for 6NH010 – Skills for Caring for the Acutely Ill Adult in Diverse Settings; 6NH004 – Nursing Care of the Acutely Ill Adult.

Practice support – see below.

Instructor for Resuscitation council (UK) on ILS, ALS and GIC courses*

Instructor for Advanced Life Support Group on PLS and APLS courses*

* teaching at various centres nationally               

As part of practice team:- the support of students and their mentors in placement; the planning and allocation of placements; the monitoring and educational audit of these placements; delivery of practice mentor updates as part of academic and Trust practice team; delivery of planned support and practice development and evaluation sessions for student Nurses –again along with colleagues from the academic and Trust practice team

Membership of professional bodies

British Association of Critical Care Nurses, West Midlands Regional Committee member, 1989 – present.

Qualifications

7HW012 Advanced Research methods module   2012

Generic Instructor course and Instructor on Generic Instructor courses (GIC(I))   PGDE (Health Care Ethics and Law)   2006

PGDE (FAHE Health Care Professionals)   1998

BSc (Nursing Studies)   1989

Publications

Batson. A and Thompson. C (2008) Neurological Emergencies in Jevon.P. Humphreys. M & Ewens.B. (2008)(Eds) Nursing Medical Emergency Patients. Wiley-Blackwell. Chichester. pp 166- 198.

Previous professional experience

Education/Clinical Co-ordinator, United Midlands College, Wolverhampton   1993 - 1995

Sister Accident & Emergency, Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham   1993

Sister Accident & Emergency, Birmingham General Hospital   1985 - 1993

Staff Nurse – General & respiratory Medicine, Birmingham General Hospital   1984 - 1985

Staff Nurse – General Surgery, Birmingham General Hospital   1983 - 1984

Staff Nurse A&E, Birmingham General Hospital   1982 - 1983

Student Nurse, Queen Elizabeth School of Nursing, Birmingham   1979 - 1982