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Sharon Nurse

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    United Kingdom

20062017
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Research Statement

Sharon Nurse is a Senior Lecturer in Education. Her clinical background is in midwifery and neonatology. She practised midwifery for 5 years before her appointment as a clinical teacher in the NI College of Midwifery for 10 years.

Sharon was appointed as a teaching Fellow in the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Queen’s University in 2001 where she developed two neonatal degree programmes. She also designed midwifery modules on transitional care and examination of the new-born; both crucial to the holistic care of mothers and babies in high and low risk maternity units in N. Ireland. Sharon teaches across the undergraduate and postgraduate programs within the School providing continuing education for nurses and midwives on a range of topics. Sharon is a link lecturer for a large maternity unit enabling her to maintain her midwifery clinical skills as well as supporting students and mentors in the hospital and community services. She has a particular interest in the care of small babies in the postnatal setting and new-born resuscitation. More recently as a Senior Lecturer, her experience has encompassed aspects of neonatal palliative care as well as the prevention and management of pain in premature and sick babies through education, research and numerous publications. As part of her recent MSc programme she researched the experiences of junior neonatal nurses providing end-of-life care for babies and their families. Through her involvement in specialist neonatal nursing groups and the N.I. Neonatal Network, Sharon has availed of inter-professional forums to advance neonatal education and practice to improve nursing practice and ultimately the care of babies and their families.

 

Teaching

Lecturer for 3 modules on the Short Course in Neonatal Studies

Lecturer for 3 modules on Enhanced Neonatal Practice course
Lecturer, BSc Midwifery Studies, MSc. Midwifery Sciences
Clinical teaching in a range of settings including hospital and community

 

Current Graduate Supervision

Co-supervisor for one international MSc student 

 

 

Other

Leadership Roles (QUB)

Course Director for two Neonatal degree programmes

Scholarly Activity Group: Maternal and Child Health group member.

Served on both the School Education Committee and the Courses and Regulations Committee

Student Staff Consultative Committee member

Annual Programme Review Committee. This group is comprised of Midwifery managers, Midwifery lecturers, Practice Educators, Practice Facilitators and members of user groups of maternity services in N.I.    

                                                                                        

Leadership Roles (External)

Member of the Royal College of Midwives

Member of the N.I. Neonatal Network

Member of the Children’s’ Palliative Nursing Special Interest Group

Chair of the N.I. Neonatal Nurses’ Association

Member of the Executive Committee of the Neonatal Nurses Association (UK)

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Research Output 2006 2017

Integrating digital literacy and design thinking into enquiry-based learning within midwifery education

Stockdale, J., Hughes, C., Anderson, G., Spence, D., Moorhead, C., Stronge, S., Nurse, S., Patterson, D., Healy, I. M. & Birch, M., Dec 2017, Queens University Belfast Reflections , 25, p. 14 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationFeatured article

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Advocating with confidence: does past experience help?

Chalkright, D. & Nurse, S., 09 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Neonatal Nursing. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nurse's Role
Patient Advocacy
Newborn Infant
Population
Ethinyl estradiol drug combination Cyproterone acetate
Terminal Care
Nurses
Training Support
Focus Groups
Consensus
Terminal Care
Nurses
Education
Mentors
Focus Groups

The neonatal nurse: advocating for breastfeeding mothers

Darby, C. & Nurse, S., 29 Feb 2016, In : The Practising Midwife. 19, 2, p. 11-14 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Milk
Breast Feeding
Male Nurses
Mothers
Nurse's Role