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Project Coordinator: Melanie Stephens

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Position: Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Professional Qualifications: DipN, BSc (Hons), MA, PGCHE, RN.

Teaching Interests: Blended Learning, Internationalisation, Tissue Viability, Medical Ethics and Law, Interprofessional Learning, Work-based Learning.

Clinical Interests: Tissue Viability, Cultural Awareness, Interprofessional working.

Seek Profile: http://www.seek.salford.ac.uk/profiles/MSTEPHENS.jsp

Leads for each country

Germany

Johannes Keogh

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Position: Professor of Nursing Science

University: Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences

Qualifications: B.Soc.Sc. (Hons) (Nursing); M.Soc.Sc. (Community Nursing), Ph.D.

South African Nursing Council: RN, RM, RMN, RCN, RNT.

NMC: RN, RMN.

Teaching interest: Community nursing, medical surgical nursing.

Clinical interest: Health promotion, prevention of illnesses and complications, applying new teaching modalities in Education, eg. Simulation or the use of “Clickers”.

Homepage Link: http://www.hs-fulda.de/index.php?id=7686

Victoria Pfeffer

VictoriaPfefferPosition: Lecturer of Nursing Practice

University: Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Nursing); M.Sc. (Nursing and Health Sciences)

Teaching interest: Fundamentals of Nursing, Nursing Practice

Clinical interest: Applying new teaching modalities in Education, eg. Simulation

Place of employment: Oncology, Nurse, Klinikum Fulda


Name: Babette Mueller-Rockstroh

bhrPosition: Professor of Midwifery Science

University: Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences

Qualifications: Master of Arts (Medical Anthropology), Ph.D. (Science, Society & Technology Studies; Thesis on Reproductive Health Technology/Assessment)

Teaching interest: Sociology of Midwifery, Clinical Midwifery

Clinical interest: Health promotion, re-thinking theory-practice transfer, strengthening physiology, applying new teaching modalities in Education, e.g. Problem Based Learning, Simulation

Homepage Link: http://www.hs-fulda.de/


Name: Christine Loewenhardt

clPosition: Coordinator of the practical placements for Nursing students, Lecturer of Nursing Science

University: Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Nursing); M.Sc. (Nursing and Health Sciences)

Teaching interest: Fundamentals of Nursing, Nursing Practice

Clinical interest: Applying new teaching modalities in Education, eg. Simulation or the use of “Clickers”

Homepage Link: http://www.hs-fulda.de/index.php?id=7821
 

 

Name: Frank Stemmler

fsPosition: Ward manager on Cardio- thoracic and vascular surgical Unit

Hospital Städtisches Klinikum Braunschweig

Qualifications: R.N., B. Sc. (Nursing), M.A. (Nursing management)

Further Education: ALS – Provider Course, DGQ Quality Commissioner

Teaching interest: Stroke Unit Care, Intensive Care, Acute Care Nursing

Clinical interest: Intensive care nursing, Further Education of Nurses, Clinical researches

 Cyprus

Ekaterini Lambrinou

Dr Ekaterini Lambrinou holds a PhD, a Master’s in Clinical Nursing and a BSc from the University of Athens. She is an assistant professor at the Nursing Department of the Cyprus University of Technology and she is the director of the MSc Advanced Nursing Practice in Acute and Intensive Care of Cardiovascular Diseases. She has been a visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Nursing of the University of Athens and the University of Peloponnese. She also has clinical experience in intensive care unit at the 1st Cardiology Department of Athens Medical School, at the Hippocration Hospital in Greece, where she gained great experience on the care of people with cardiovascular diseases. Currently she sits on the board of the European Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology.

Her main research interest includes nurses’ role in the strategies of prevention and management of patients with heart failure. Her research activities refer to Peer-reviewed Journals, Books of Abstracts and books, mainly in the area of Gerontology and Cardiovascular Nursing.

Katerina Philippou

Katerina Philippou is a special teaching staff at the Nursing Department of the Cyprus University of Technology. She holds a Master’s in the Management of Health Services and a BSc from the Ruskin University of England. She has a postgraduate diploma in intensive care and ten years of clinical experience in intensive care units.

Her main research interest includes nurses’ role in the strategies of prevention and management of patients with diabetes

Spain

Antonio Ranchal Sánchez

AntonioRanchalPosition: University of Cordoba (UCO) Faculty of Nursing Senior Lecturer since 1999. Subjects: Pathophysiology, Physiology, Occupational Health. Academic mentor. Member of the Nursing Department. Lecturer of the Master in High School Teaching (UCO).

Other teaching experience: High School teacher from 1992 (Nurse´s aide, Senior Laboratory Technician, Physical Education).

Doctor in medicine. Specialized in Occupational Health. “Reina Sofia” University Hospital (Cordoba).

Research publications in physiology: European Journal of Endocrinology, Journal of Neural Transmission.

First Certificate in English. Erasmus experience in United Kingdom (Salford University, Hull University) and Finland (Turku University).

 

Guillermo Molina Recio

Guillermo_Molina_RecioQualification: Diploma inNursing. Masterof Science inNursing. Phd Student

Job: InterimSubstituteTeacher(Full time). School of nursing. University of Córdoba. Coordinator degreein Nursing

Professional experience: 12 years of professional experience invarious companiesand institutions

Teaching experience: 10 years as a teacher assistant at the Universityof Cordoba, School ofNursing. 9 years experience in FUDEN (Foundation for the Development of Nursing)

Research areas: Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Science and Food Technology, Research Methodology, Biostatistics and Epidemiology.

 

Finland

Ms Tuija Rasku, RN, Paramedic, MHSc,

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Position: Project Manager, Senior Lecture

Health & Safety Management, Emergency Nursing

Worked as paramedic since 1980….still during summers

Worked for Red Cross International since 1982 …still doing

Worked as teacher for Firefighters, Paramedics and Nurses since 1992 …

 

 

Ms Seija Tiainen, RN, MSc.

SeijaTiainenPosition: Senior Lecturer, Nursing, Emergency Nursing

10 years as a nurse (Intensive care unit etc.)

20 years as a teacher / Simulation teaching
 

       
  




Slovakia

Martina LEPIEŠOVÁ, MSN, RN, PhD

MartinaLepiešováPosition: Assistant Lecturer in Nursing at the Institute of Nursing of Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia

Qualifications: Pre-graduate education: Master degree study programme in Nursing at Trnava University in Trnava, Faculty of Health Care and Social Work, Master of Nursing (ISCED 5A)

Post-graduate education: Doctoral study programme in Nursing at Comenius University in Bratislava, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Philosophiae Doctor (ISCED 6)

Teaching Interests: fundamentals of nursing (basic nursing skills and techniques), administration and documentation in nursing care, communication in nursing, palliative nursing care

Clinical Interest: clinical competences of nurses, mentorship in nursing, nursing care in surgery, palliative nursing care, communication in nursing

Links to an online profile within your own organisation:  http://www.jfmed.uniba.sk/index.php?id=2668

Michaela MIERTOVÁ, MSN, RN, PhD

MichaelaMiertováPosition: Assistant Lecturer in Nursing at the Institute of Nursing of Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia

Qualifications: Pre-graduate education: Master degree study programme in Nursing at Comenius University in Bratislava, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Master of Nursing (ISCED 5A)

Post-graduate education: Doctoral study programme in Nursing at Comenius University in Bratislava, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Philosophiae Doctor (ISCED 6)

Teaching Interests: administration and documentation in nursing care, neurological nursing, psychiatric nursing, wound care, fundamentals of nursing (basic nursing skills and techniques)

Clinical Interest: nursing care of patients with neurological diseases, cognitive rehabilitation of patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia of Alzheimer´s type, nursing care in surgery

Links to an online profile within your own organisation: http://www.jfmed.uniba.sk/index.php?id=2668

 

Name: Radka KURUCOVÁ, MSN, RN, PhD.

rfPosition: Assistant Lecturer in Nursing at the Institute of Nursing of Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia

Qualifications: Pre-graduate education: Master degree study programme in Nursing at Comenius University in Bratislava, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Master of Nursing (ISCED 5A)

Post-graduate education: Doctoral study programme in Nursing at Comenius University in Bratislava, Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin, Philosophiae Doctor (ISCED 6)

Teaching Interests: community care, palliative nursing care, nursing theory, needs of the patients and the nursing process, fundamentals of nursing (basic nursing skills and techniques)

Clinical Interest: palliative nursing care, community care, needs of the patients and the nursing process

Links to an online profile within your own organisation: http://www.jfmed.uniba.sk/index.php?id=2668

 

USA

Dr. Susan Zeller

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Position: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Associate Professor of Nursing at Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota, USA

Assistant Professor of Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Professional Qualifications:  Dr. Susan Zeller is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner has worked in critical care for over 17 years. She worked in the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery & Transplant at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA for over 12 years. Prior to that, she worked in a Surgical/Trauma intensive care unit. She just recently accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in Nursing at Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota, USA. She specializes in acute as well as critical care, pharmacology and care of the older adult.

She and her husband have led several travel studies programs to the U.K. with emphasis on International Health Care. She completed her Docotorate in Nursing Practice at the University of Minnesota in 2010, specializing in the use of simulation education for the nurse practitioners and physician assistants. She lives with her basketball obssessed family that includes her husband Brian, 14 year old son Erik and 10 year old Emma. She has a travel addiction and can be found rowing under the bluffs of the Mississippi River in her spare time.

 

Other members

Amanda Miller

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Position: Nurse Lecturer specialising in Children & Young People’s Nursing

Professional Qualifications: Registered Nurse in Children’s Nursing

Academic Qualifications: Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, Practice and Research; BSc (HONS) in Children’s Nursing. I am currently working towards a Masters of Philosophy.

Clinical and Academic Interests: My clinical background is working with children and young people in Accident and Emergency and children in the community. I link closely with two clinical areas in the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (The Burns unit and gastroenterology ward).

My academic interests focus on children & young people’s nursing and in particular with the recognition of the acutely ill child. I am interested in the use of high fidelity simulation as a teaching strategy and the involvement of young people in teaching and assessing students engaging in high fidelity simulation. I teach on the School’s undergraduate and post-registration programmes across all fields of practice.

My current research project is to investigate what young service users, student nurses and lecturers perceive to be the benefits and disadvantages of young service-users’ inclusion in the assessment and feedback of high fidelity simulation.

 SEEK Profilehttp://www.seek.salford.ac.uk/profiles/AMiller.jsp

 

Dr Julie Wray

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Position: Senior Lecturer Multi-Professional Post-Graduate Studies| User and Carer Lead

Professional Qualifications: ONC, RN, RM, ADM, MSc. PGCE, PhD.

Teaching Interests: Research, EBP, Critical thinking, Supporting Families and Carer’s, Motherhood Care and compassion.

Clinical Interests: Patient experience and outcomes, Reproductive health and maternal wellbeing, sexual health.

Julie is Joint Editor The Practising Midwife Journal; Iolanthe Trustee and Vice Chair of Breast Cancer Care Service user research partnership

 Seek Profilehttp://www.seek.salford.ac.uk/profiles/WRAY1033.jsp

 

Dawn. L. Hennefer

hh Position: Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Programme Lead Diploma/Ordinary Degree in Nursing (Adult)

School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work, MS 1.41 Mary Seacole Building, University of Salford, Salford M6 6PU

t: +44 (0) 161 295 6482

Email address | d.l.hennefer@salford.ac.uk

Qualifications: RGN, BSc Hons Applied Biological Science, P.G.Cert. in learning and teaching in

Higher Education, MA in Higher Education Practice and Research.

Teaching Interests: Dawn is a member of a number of modules on the Pre –registration curriculi teaching physiology, pharmacology, medicines management and clinical skills. At present Dawn is working towards a PhD via publication focusing on Internationalisation of nursing, nurse education and blended learning.

Clinical Interests: Dawn’s clinical background in Surgery led to her developing pre-operative assessment clinics prior to securing her post within the university. She also links with emergency services and surgical units at a local hospital trust.

Seek Profilehttp://www.seek.salford.ac.uk/user/profile/edit.do

 

Gloster Annabella

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Position: Lecturer in Adult NursingGloster Annabella

Professional Qualifications: DipN, BSc (Hons), MSc. PGCE, RN.

Teaching Interests: Emergency Nursing, Disaster preparedness, Care and compassion.

Clinical Interests: Works one day per week as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner in the Emergency Department – Salford Royal Foundation Trust.

Seek Profile: http://www.seek.salford.ac.uk/profiles/AGloster.jsp

 

Mike Barker

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Position: Lecturer in Adult Nursing

 Academic & Professional qualifications: MPhil, BA (Hons), RN

Teaching & Clinical interests: Anaesthetic nursing/perioperative care, acute/critical care, trauma, simulation/blended learning, international nursing.

 

Dawn Gawthorpe

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Position: Examination and Assessment Lead, RN,RMN,MA,PGCE

Professional QualificationsI qualified first as an Adult nurse in 1982 and later as a Mental Health nurse. Returning to Adult nursing my chosen field of clinical practice was in Neurosurgery rising to the rank of Ward Sister/Manager. In 1999 I made the leap to nurse education taking up a post here at Salford and undertook a Masters in Medical law and Ethics and Post Graduate Certificate in Education. I have held the positions of Module Lead and Programme Lead before becoming the Examination and Assesment Officer in the school in 2010.

My teaching interests centre around pre-registration programmes , Professional , legal and ethical practice as well as acute and critical care.

 

Angela Lee

Picture RADARPosition:  Nurse Lecturer specialising in Children & Young People’s Nursing

Professional Qualifications:  Registered Sick Children’s Nurse (RSCN), Registered General Nurse (RGN), ENB 415 – Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing.

Academic Qualifications: MSc in Nursing, Post Graduate Certificate of Education, BSc in Nursing.

Clinical and Academic Interests: My clinical background is predominantly within children’s nursing working in particular with critically ill children and their families within paediatric intensive care, renal and medical areas. I have clinical links within the community with a children’s community team and healthcare professionals (health visitors, school health and district nurses) in a number of community clinics.

My academic interests focus on children & young people’s nursing, in particular the recognition, assessment and management of critically ill children;  participation of children and young people within the health care setting to ensure they remain central in the context of child and family centred care. I teach on the School’s undergraduate and post-registration programmes across all fields of practice.

My recent research is centred on developing a practice standard for participation work with children and young people within the healthcare setting through exploration of the processes that enable, maintain and sustain effective participation.

Link to SEEK Profile:  http://www.seek.salford.ac.uk/profiles/AELee.jsp

 

Melanie Rushton

rushPosition Lecturer in Adult Nursing

School of Nursing Midwifery and Social work

University of Salford

email: m.a.rushton@salford.ac.uk

Background

I joined the University of Salford in January 2010 as a Lecturer in Adult Nursing. My clinical experience is Cardiology/ critical care.

My academic interests focus on cardiology, clinical skills, resuscitation as well as Educational research.

Research Interests

My current research is looking at the confidence and competence of students nurses in CPR following a variety of different training methods.

Publications

Jones, I. & Rushton, M (2012) Circulatory Shock part 1: Overview, causes and types. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 7 (11) pp528-533

Jones, I. & Rushton, M. (2012) ‘Circulatory shock part 2: Nursing Management.’ British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 7 (12) pp 580-585

Qualifications and Memberships

1999 RN (Adult) Registered Nurse Adult

1999 Diploma HE in Nursing

2001 BA (Hons) Health Promotion

2001 ENB Critical Care course

2001 University Coronary Care Course

2004 PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Education

2008 MA Education (Research)

2010 Advanced Life Support Instructor status (RESUS council)

1999- Present RCN membership

1999-present NMC membership

Leah Greene

LeahPosition: Simulation Laboratory Coordinator & Clinical Simulation Innovation and Development Lead

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Biochemical Sciences with Industrial Experience, Masters in Research (MRes) in Health & Social Care, Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice & Research (PG Cert HEPR)

Teaching interests: High fidelity clinical simulation, simulation based healthcare education (SBHE), human anatomy & physiology

Seek profile: http://www.seek.salford.ac.uk/profiles/LGreene.jsp

 

Neil Withnell

Untitled-2Position: Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Programme Leader Diploma/Ordinary Degree in Nursing (Mental Health)

Practice Learning Lead

Professional Qualifications: BSc (Hons), MSc, DPPN, PGCHE, RMN

Teaching Interests: Family Interventions in Mental Health, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Physical Health in Mental Health

Clinical Interests: Family Interventions, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Seek profile: http://www.seek.salford.ac.uk/profiles/NWithnell.jsp

 

Joyce Smith

joyce2Since qualifying as a registered nurse my clinical career has been within the Adult Intensive Care Unit. Caring for acutely ill patients has both informed and influenced my research interests. Awarded a travel scholarship by the Florence Nightingale Foundation I visited North America and observed the transplant coordinators in Boston and Baltimore. I presented my findings to the Florence Nightingale Foundation in London leading to publication of the study in Nursing and Critical Care Journal

In 2006 I entered nurse education, I am the Acute Illness Management (AIM) Champion for the University and in 2009 I introduced, organised and continue to facilitate the Greater Manchester Critical Care Skills Institute Acute Illness Management Course for third year student nurses. My teaching and research interests are the importance of recognising and responding to acutely ill patients, intensive care nursing and the support student nurses receive in the clinical learning environment.

 

Susan H. Walker (MA, BSc, RGN) Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Untitled-2Susan has a clinical back ground in Trauma and Accident and Emergency care. Previous posts include that of Senior Sister in Accident and Emergency and Clinical Nurse manager for Accident and Emergency/Nurse Led Minor Injury Service and Theatres in North West National Health Service Hospitals. Susan’s interests lie in emergency care, leadership and management and clinical skills.

Susan teaches across all fields of practice, teaching both pre and post registration students.

Susan is working to achieve her PhD, focusing on ‘physical assessment of the mental health patient in the acute mental health in- patient setting’. Recent Publications include

Walker S (2008) Chapter 9 Controlling Body Temperature in Holland K, Jenkins J, Soloman J, Whittam S (2008) edt 2nd Ed APPLYING THE ROPER LOGAN AND TIERNEY MODEL IN PRACTICE Elsevier Science

Walker S (2009) Chapter 10 Continence, bowel and bladder care in Iggulden H, MacDonald C, Staniland K (2009) edt CLINICAL SKILLS – THE ESSENCE OF CARING Open University Press, McGraw Hill Publications

Walker S (2011) Chapter 24 Maintaining Continence in Brooker C, Nicol M (2011) edt 4TH Ed ALEXANDER’S NURSING PRACTICE Elsevier Science

(To be published 2013) Walker S (2013) Chapter 21 Elimination of Faeces:care and promoting continence in Brooker C, Waugh A (2013) edt 2nd ed FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING Elsevier Science

 

Angelina Chadwick

acLecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Professional Qualifications: RGN, RMN, Dip, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Teaching Interests – Pre-registration and post qualifying nurse education, subject areas include physical health issues in mental health using high fidelity simulation, management and leadership in healthcare practice, professional development and health promotion.

Clinical Interests – Mental Health A&E Liaison, physical health and mental health.

Seek profile – http://www.seek.salford.ac.uk/profiles/AChadwick.jsp

 

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