Mrs Wendy Burt

Mrs Wendy Burt

Lecturer in Adult Nursing

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)



Module lead - ADN603 developing Competence in Adult Health Nursing Practice

Module lead - HEAD361 Independent Study Module

Registered Nurse (Honorary Contract), University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust


BSc (Hons) Health Studies and Adult Nursing

Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education

Masters in Clinical Education

Registered Nurse specialising in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Critical Care.

Professional membership

NMC registered.

Fellow of The Higher Education Academy



Teaching interests

Module Leadership

ADN603: 3rd Year Clinical Skills Developing Competence in Adult Health Practice - This is a practice and skills based module focusing on bringing together underpinning theory and clinical skills to develop clinical decision making abilities and clinical competence in preparation for professional practice. 

HEAD361: Independant Study Module - This is a dissertation style module focused around a clinically based literature review. This module is for post qualification registered nurses to complete their degree pathway. 

Taught Modules

NRS414 - Human Biology across the lifespan (Anatomy and Physiology)
NRS413 - Planning Nursing Care
NRS702 - Human Biology and Pathophysiology
ADN602 - Developing Competence in Adult Health Nursing Practice
HEAD361 - Independent Study Module

Academic Supervision and Mentorship roles

SPP702 - Academic supervisor - Substantive Professional Project
Peninsula Medical School Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education - Mentor

Teaching Areas of Interest

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Clinical Simulation and clinical skills
Inter-professional Learning
Anatomy and Physiology
Critical care and care of the acutely unwell adult
Evaluation of care




Burt, W., & Spowart, L., (2020) Assessing the impact of a new central venous access device training progam for nurses: A quasi-experimental evaluation study.
Journal of Infection Prevention.

Internet Publications

A Retrospective Evaluation Study Using Secondary Data Sources to Measure the Impact of a Central Venous Access Device Education Program for Nurses.

Research Journey, evaluating education through secondary data analysis.