I am a duel professional nurse and educator with a demonstrated history of clinical practice in a variety of nursing roles in the acute adult sector (NHS) and as an experienced senior lecturer in adult nursing working in higher education. I have developed skills in operational leadership as a course leader BSc (Hons) Nursing for the last 4 years at Birmingham City University including supporting the course team (theory and practice), recruitment, curriculum development, teaching, learning and assessment, professional practice and quality monitoring. I have also had a variety of experiences in teaching, as a module and pathway leader in both pre and post registration modules and have supported an external collaboration within the flexible and work-based learning programme as an Academic Advisor. I have undertaken both scientific and educational Research during MSc and MA Ed courses, recently achieved Senior Fellowship with the Higher Education Academy and am currently undertaking a Doctorate in Education with an interest in investigating the role of the personal tutor in higher education. I am also on the editorial board of a national nursing journal which involved editing and giving feedback on submitted articles and occasional attendance at board meetings.
I am currently a Senior Lecturer at University of Wolverhampton and specialist areas of interest in teaching include adult nursing, gastroenterology, nutritional support, professional practice and research utilising a range of teaching and learning methods, including skills and simulation and use of online and virtual platforms.