Associate Professor in Midwifery (Education)
School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health and Human Sciences)
I am a Senior Lecturer in Midwifery with the School of Nursing and Midwifery and am Programme Lead for the BSc (Hons) Pre-Registration Midwifery Programme. I am also the link lecturer for the Cornwall Maternity Services.
1995 Diploma in Professional Studies Midwifery
1996 BSc (Hons) Midwifery (First Class)
1999 MSc in Health Care (Professional Education)
2001 ENB 920 Principles of Adult Intensive Care Nursing
2006 Post Graduate Certificate in Health and Social Care Education
2017 PhD (Plymouth University)
Lecturer / Practice Educator (Nursing and Midwifery Council registered since 29/06/2007)
Member of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (achieved via Plymouth University Teaching Development Framework) 2014 (ref PR077562)
I am particularly interested in intrapartum / high risk / complex midwifery care, clinical skills and research methodology. I am currently the BSc (Hons) Pre-Registration Midwifery Programme Lead. I have led and taught on a wide and varied range of modules across the undergraduate curriculum since working at the University.
Staff serving as external examiners
I am an External Examiner at De Montfort University (Leicester)
My PhD focused on maternal critical care and is titled "High Dependency care provision in obstetric units remote from tertiary referral centres and factors influencing care escalation: a mixed methods study".
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