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Mrs. Jacquie Ridge

  • Job title: Senior Lecturer - Adult Nursing
  • Department: Nursing

General information

Jacquie is a non-traditional applicant to Higher Education, in that she undertook her first degree following a successful career in adult nursing, predominantly in Emergency & Critical Care environments, graduating with 2:1 in BA (Hons) Health at Liverpool John Moores University. This was followed by a part-time MA Women’s Studies undertaken at the University of Northampton. This continued exposure to university life with all its possibilities stimulated a career change for Jacquie, from clinical to academic nursing, with the view to enable others to develop in their learning.

She joined the University of Northampton in 2002 as a member of the Nursing field within the School of Health. She is a core member of the emerging team using a model of positive psychology known as ‘Being Brilliant’, encouraging leaners to question themselves and others to ask, “why be an ordinary nurse when you can be a brilliant nurse?” (Art of Brilliance, 2015)


Art of Brilliance (2015) What is the art of brilliance. Art of Brilliance [online]. Available from: http://www.artofbrilliance.co.uk/ [Accessed: 09.11.15].

Teaching

  • Admissions Tutor: BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing (bi-annual intakes)
  • Module leading on: Bsc (Hons) Nursing, NPR2056 Applied Research in Public Health (bi-annual); and MSc Nursing, NURM022 The Art of Nursing.
  • Teaching on: BSc (Hons) Nursing, NPR1015 Personal and Professional Self; NPR4003 Practice Improvement Project (Dissertation) (both bi-annual).

Research

Jacquie’s main area of research interest is around the construction of professional identity in adult nursing students. She is currently undertaking a part-time doctorate investigating how this maybe understood using constructivist grounded theory.

Jacquie also supervises students undertaking dissertation modules at Bachelor and Masters levels with a nursing theme.

Jacquie is also interested in service improvement, nursing as artistry, and critical resilience, and would be pleased to receive contact on these subjects.

Publications

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2018

  1. Ridge, J. (2018) "Identikit: make me a nurse”. The use of imagery to inform construction of the professional self. Poster presented to: RCN International Nursing Research Conference 2018, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, 16-18 April 2018.

2017

  1. Ridge, J., Parkes, J. and Sixsmith, J. (2017) "Who do you think you are?" Perceptions of professional identity in adult nursing using constructivist grounded theory. Verpleegkunde. 32(1), p. 35. 0920-3273.
  2. Ridge, J. (2017) The inter-connectivity of tools for analysis: combining textual and visual data to construct a substantive theory of professional identity of adult nursing. Invited Presentation presented to: Royal College of Nursing (RCN) International Nursing Research Conference and Exhibition 2017, Oxford, England, 05-07 April 2017.
  3. Power, A. and Ridge, J. (2017) What does studying research methods have to do with practice? Views of student midwives and nurses. British Journal of Midwifery. 25(1), pp. 59-61. 0969-4900.

2016

  1. Ridge, J., Parkes, J. and Sixsmith, J. (2016) Who do you think you are and who have you become? Perceptions of professional identity in adult nursing using constructivist grounded theory. Paper presented to: 16th European Doctoral Conference in Nursing Science (EDCNS), Bern, Switzerland, 16-17 September 2016.
  2. Ridge, J. (2016) “… the unconventionality of venues for writing”. [Image and text]. Northampton: The University of Northampton.

2008

  1. Ridge, J. (2008) A transferable model of interprofessional learning in complex primary care. Paper presented to: RCN Partners in Practice, Blackpool, UK, 22-23 February 2008. (Unpublished)
  2. Ewing, A. and Ridge, J. (2008) A transferable model of interprofessional learning in complex primary care. Paper presented to: Learning and Teaching Conference 2008, University of Northampton, 14 May 2008. (Unpublished)
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