Ms Kim Eaton

Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Email address: K.Eaton@wlv.ac.uk Phone number: 01902 518690 Location: Wolverhampton City Campus Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Institute of Health Professions Areas of expertise: Adult Nursing

About

I am currently a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Health and Well Being (Adult Field Nursing). I am also a Practice Education Lead Link for Wolverhampton Health Economy. I have a background in acute adult and paediatric clinical practice at different levels in various healthcare settings and pre-registration practice education management in various healthcare settings.

I hold the professional qualifications of RN Adult and RN Child. In addition I have an MSc in Health Studies, undertaken with University of Wolverhampton and completed in September 2013. My independent evidence-based project explored and analysed the evidence surrounding and supporting the Year 1 student nurse transition from the academic arena into clinical practice.

My current role requires me support and educate pre-registration student nurses. Investing in the future nursing workforce to ensure; the fit for purpose, fit for practice agenda is met, employability post registration and a development of a workforce prepared for the challenges, diversity and technology required of the 21st Century Nurse and future healthcare provision. 

Qualifications

  • PGCE
  • MSc Higher Degree (Masters) in Health Studies
  • RN DipHE Adult Field
  • RN DipHE Child Field 
  • Higher Education Academy UKPSF Mapping Professional Accreditation

Publications

Conference Presentations

 

  • NET Conference (Cambridge University) Nurse Education Today
  • Poster Presentation and Seminar Presentation The Role of the Sign off Mentor (Evaluation)

 

 

Previous professional experience

  • Practice Placement Manager (Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust)
  • Tissue Viability Nurse (TVN) substantive post
  • Senior Staff Nurse (A&E) & Tissue Viability Nurse (Secondment) 
  • School Health Advisor        
  • Senior Staff Nurse (A&E)
  • Senior Staff Nurse / Student Nurse Secondment (Child Branch RNDipHE Programme) 
  • Staff Nurse (A&E) 
  • Staff Nurse (Acute Surgical Admissions)