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 PracticeModule lead - HEAD361 Independent Study Module
Registered Nurse (Honorary Contract), University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust 


BSc (Hons) Health Studies and Adult NursingPost 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.

Hambridge, K., Burt, W., Bettache, G., Keshishian, M., Walvin, T. & Cozma, E. (2004). An exploration of sharps injuries within healthcare students at a UK university. Journal of Infection Prevention. 
Internet Publications

Burt, B. (2020). A Retrospective Evaluation Study Using Secondary Data Sources to Measure the Impact of a Central Venous Access Device Education Program for Nurses. Sage Research Methods.

Research Journey, evaluating education through secondary data analysis.