Mr Kevin Hambridge
Profiles

Mr Kevin Hambridge

Lecturer in Adult Nursing

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

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

Hambridge, K (2000) Action Research Professional Nurse 15 (9) 598-601

Reed, S Hambridge, K Land, L (2001) Implementing best practice in pressure ulcer prevention Nursing Times 97 (24) 69-71

Hambridge, K (2007) The management of lipohypertrophy in diabetes care British Journal of Nursing 16 (9) 520-4

Hambridge, K McEwing, G (2009) Care of the Adult - surgical (Chapter) In: Glasper, A McEwing, G Richardson, J (2009) Foundation Studies for caring Basingstoke, Palgrave MacMillan

Hambridge, K (2011) Needlestick and sharps injuries in the student nurse population Nursing Standard 25 (27) 38-45

Hambridge, K (2013) Assessing the risk of post-operative nausea and vomiting Nursing Standard Jan 2-8; 27 (18) 35-43

Hambridge, K et al (2015) Nursing students knowledge of self-efficacy and skill in measuring radial pulse in the clinical skills simulation environment: a pilot study International Journal of Clinical Skills, Vol 8, Issue 5

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

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

PRATO (Florence) International Clinical Skills Conference poster presentation May 2011: THE INCIDENCE, CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF NEEDLE STICK INJURIES IN THE STUDENT NURSE POPULATION