Mrs Sara Hawkins
Lecturer in Adult Nursing
School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)
Trained at King Alfred's College Winchester - RN in 1996
Commenced employment as an Anaesthetic Nurse at Basingstoke District Hospital - Now North Hampshire Hospital.
Commissioned into QARANC 1998 Retired as Major in 2017. Deployed Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan - Field Surgical Teams. Awarded ARRC Queens Birthday Honours for role in Defence Primary Healthcare Services 2016.
Clinical activity - Advanced Scrub Practice, Anaesthetic Nursing, Healthcare Governance in Primary Care, Occupational Health in Reserve Forces and Food Industry.
Registered Coach with NHS Southwest Leadership Academy.
PGCE Teaching and Assessing in Higher Education
PGCE Coaching and Mentoring
Chartered Manager - Strategic Leadership and Management.
Advanced Scrub Practice.
BSc Hons Critical Care
Roles on external bodies
EE - CAVA
Trustee - East Looe Town Trust (Charity)
2021 Academic Year
Teaching on the following modules - NRS414 Anatomy and Physiology, ADN601 Developing Expertise in Primary Care, ADN603 Transition to professional practice (T)
Module Lead - FDNA 511 Supporting Learning and Assessment in Practice
APP749 Supervising Learners and Assessment in Practice
HEAD388 Supervising Learners and Assessment in Practice
Interim Module Lead - APP736/HEAD355 Leadership and Innovation.
History of teaching practice.
Started as ENB 998 in 1996 - Teaching and Assessing in Practice.
NVQ -D32/33 Assessor 1999
PTLLS in 2007 with FAAW.
Basic Skills Maths and English - 2008
TEFL - 2016
PGCE HE Teaching and Assessing 2018
PGCE Coaching and Mentoring 2018
Staff serving as external examiners
Commenced EE with CAVA November 2020.
Student progression -
MA Ed project related to student perceptions related to their academic progression. Completed July 2021.
Other academic activities
Social media lead @C4CHEd Collaboration for Compassion in Healthcare Education http://https//www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/compassion-in-healthcare-education#:~:text=The%20Collaboration%20for%20Compassion%20in%20Healthcare%20Education%20(C4CHEd)%20aims%20to,and%20amplified%20for%20greater%20impact.