Mr Kevin Hambridge
Profiles

Mr Kevin Hambridge

Lecturer in Adult Nursing (Education)

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

Role

I am a Lecturer in Adult Nursing and am at present the Admissions Tutor for Adult Nursing. I am the Associate Head of School (Marketing)

Qualifications

I completed my nurse training between 1986-1989 and then worked as a staff nurse on a general surgical ward in Derriford Hospital for 6 years. In 1995 I worked for 18months on an arterial surgical ward and completed my Diploma in Nursing & BSc in Health Studies (2:1) before moving to a local private hospital in the capacity of Practice Develpoment Charge Nurse. There I completed my MSc in Nursing and my Post Graduate Certificate in Education and worked part-time in a local college lecturing on various health issues. In September 2004 I commenced my post with the University of Plymouth

Teaching interests

Acute nursing care
Type 2 diabetes
Pressure ulcer prevention
Post operative nursing care

Grants & contracts

Awarded funding of approx £6663 from School of Nursing and Midwifery Capability Funding allocation to investigate 'Nursing students’ confidence, knowledge and skill in measuring radial pulse in the clinical skills simulation environment: a pilot study'

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Hambridge K, Nichols A & Endacott R 2016 'The impact of sharps injuries on student nurses: a systematic review' British Journal of Nursing 25, (19) 1064-1071 , DOI PEARL
Hambridge K 2013 'Assessing the risk of post-operative nausea and vomiting' Nurs Stand 27, (18) 35-43 Author Site , DOI
Hambridge K 2011 'Needlestick and sharps injuries in the nursing student population' Nurs Stand 25, (27) 38-45 Author Site , DOI
Hambridge K 2007 'The management of lipohypertrophy in diabetes care' Br J Nurs 16, (9) 520-524 Author Site , DOI
Reed S, Hambridge K & Land L 2001 'Implementing best practice in pressure ulcer prevention' Nurs Times 97, (24) 69-71 Author Site
Hambridge K 2000 'Action research' Prof Nurse 15, (9) 598-601 Author Site

Other academic activities

International Nurses Conference (Guernsey) poster presentation 2001: Reed, S Hambridge, K Land, L (2001) Implementing best practice in pressure ulcer prevention Nursing Times 97 (24) 69-71

International Clinical Skills Conference presentation May 2011 (Florence) : Nursing students’ confidence, knowledge and skill in measuring radial pulse in the clinical skills simulation environment: a pilot study

International Clinical Skills Conference poster presentation May 2011 (Florence): The incidence, causes and  needlestick injuries within student nurses

International Clinical skills Conference poster presentation May 2015 (Florence): The type, extent and impact of sharps injuries within a nursing population: A systematic review