Ali James
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Ali James

Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Midwifery

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)

Role

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.

Qualifications

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)


Professional membership

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)

Teaching interests

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. 

I am currently the module lead for MCH 509, a masters level module in midwifery high dependency care.







Staff serving as external examiners

I am an External Examiner at De Montfort University (Leicester)

Research interests

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".

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Thoburn A, James A & Stenhouse E 2013 'Enhancing pre-registration midwifery students' knowledge of caring for women with diabetes' DIABETIC MEDICINE 30, 8-8 Author Site
James A, Endacott R & Stenhouse E 2013 'Women with pregnancies complicated by pre-existing diabetes: a risk factor for high dependency care?' DIABETIC MEDICINE 30, 167-167 Author Site
James A, Endacott R & Stenhouse E 2011 'Identifying women requiring maternity high dependency care' Midwifery 27, (1) 60-66 Author Site , DOI
James A, Millward A, Endacott R & Stenhouse E 2008 'The potential impact of poorly controlled Type 1 diabetes mellitus upon women of childbearing age' Diabetic Medicine 25, (Supplement) 127-128 PEARL
James A 0 'Karenza James' BMJ h6690-h6690 , DOI
Conference Papers
James A, Endacott R & Stenhouse E 2016 'Factors that influence midwives' escalation of care decisions; a focus group study' //0 //0 206-206
James A, Endacott R & Stenhouse E 2013 'FACTORS AFFECTING THE THRESHOLD TRANSFER OF SICK PARTURIENTS TO HIGHER LEVELS OF CARE' //0 //0 S227-S227
James A, Bradbury M, Haas B, Tipping E & Swain J 2008 'Manual handling / Taking Care of your Back: an e-learning resource. Workshop and poster presentation' Sharing Innovation in Placement Learning Conference Plymouth 24/04/2008 24/04/2008

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