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Research Profile

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse. Have completed the MSc in Practice Education and Stage 4 NMC Teacher qualification and am a PHD student at the University of Northampton. Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing/Admissions Lead. Joined the University Mental Health Pre-registration nursing team in 2019 and support the wider pre-registration nursing team and AHP’s with teaching, skills development and simulation. Delivering BSc Top degree research modules to diploma qualified registered healthcare practitioners.

    Have a background in forensic mental health and have worked in medium secure mental health services at St Andrew’s Healthcare predominately with Women of working age with mental health issues, personality disorders and eating disorders, who also have forensic histories.

    Worked within Academic Department at St Andrew’s Healthcare  for 7 years supporting pre -reg students in practice and delivering Level 4 Mental health Modules to healthcare assistants and Level BSc Top Degree modules to Qualified nurses who wish to top up to degree level as a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Practice.

     

    • Pre-registration Nursing
    • BSc Top Degree
  • Karen is currently undertaking her PHD