Mrs Julie McCoy
Profiles

Mrs Julie McCoy

Lecturer in Adult Nursing (Teaching and Scholarship)

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

Role

Lecturer in Adult  Nursing

Qualifications


Diploma In Adult Nursing (University Hospital of Wales) 1997
Bsc(Hons) Emergency Care (Plymouth University) 2003
Bsc(Hons) Midwifery (Plymouth University) 2008

Julie has worked as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner at the Emergency Department, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth until November 2014 and has  worked in Emergency Departments at Derriford Hospital and Bristol Royal Infirmary. Julie studied for a BSC (Hons) in Emergency care and utilised her knowledge and experience to train and support new staff and students working in the Emergency Department. She has  also worked as a nurse practitioner for out of hours care and in a minor injuries unit. 
In 2004 Julie became part of a pilot project to set up a nursing service in Police custody units. The project was a success and there are now custody nurses embedded in police custody units throughout Devon and Cornwall.
Julie trained as a midwife in 2006 and has worked in Genito-urinary medicine . Julie also ran a weekly clinic for asylum seekers who had been dispersed to Plymouth. This was to ensure that they had access to healthcare and their needs were addressed. Julie is passionate about nursing and is delighted to be part of the team at Plymouth University.

Professional membership


Nursing and Midwifery Council 94Y0005W
Royal College of Nursing

Teaching interests


Emergency and acute care
Clinical skills
Minor injuries
Sexual health  
Professional issues
Mental health in acute care settings   
Health care of asylum seekers