Pauline Cardwell

    Pauline Cardwell

    Lecturer (Education)

    Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 5856

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    Research Statement

    Scholarly Activity Statement

    Pauline Cardwell is a Lecturer (Education) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, holding dual qualifications in general and children's nursing. Additionally, she has a clinical profile spanning 30 years, across a variety of clinical settings and currently holds a position as a staff nurse in a general children's ward, outside her academic appointment. 

    Pauline's affiliation with the School of Nursing and Midwifery began in June 2006 when she held a joint appointment between the school and Southern Health and Social Care Trust as a Practice Educator, supporting delivery of the pre-registration curricullum both in classroom based teaching and clinically-based learning support. From Jauary 2008 she took up a full-time position with the School of Nursing and Midwifery as teaching fellow and subsequently realligning with her current job title of Lecturer (Education) in the school. Pauline's teaching remit spans both pre and post registration programmes of study across a range of modules topics and learning activities, offered within the school.

    Pauline has a particularly keen interest in clinical skill development and application and is involved in the delivery of clinical skills based learning activities, predominantly within the child and young people's field of nursing. Additionally, she has developed her teaching profile to include both uni-professional and inter-professional, facilitated, simulated learning events, for nursing and medical students. Subsequently, this has lead to the development of several presentations around the subject of simulated learning, which have been presented regionally and nationally.

     Currently, Pauline is a committee member of the local Royal College of Nursing Children and Young People's Network in Northern Ireland whom support the development of this area of practice, through the organisation, delivery and support of educational and networking events for nursing practicing in this field of nursing. 


    Leadership Roles (Internally)

    Module Coordinator for Care Delivery in Children's Nursing, year 2 undergraduate programme

    Attendance at School Board Meetings


    Leadeship Roles (External)

    Commttee member of Royal College of Nursing,  Children and Young People's Nursing Network




    Member of the Maternal and Child Health Scholarly Activity Group

    Member of the Children's rights and research Group

    Member of the Childhood Disability and Health Group







    Pre-Registration Modules:

    • Care Delivery in Children's Nursing, year 2, BSc Nursing (Lecturer evaluations 2015/16 average 4.8) 
    • Evidence Based Nursing 2, year 2, BSc Nursing
    • Practice Module 2, Year 2, BSc Nursing
    • Practice module 3, Year 3, BSc Nursing


    Post registration Modules:

    • Practice to Theory
    • Law for Healthcare Professionals
    • Childcare and the Law



    Current Graduate Supervision

    Kathleen Hartung


    Work with 'Authentic World' to develop a peadiatric, weight-based, dosage calculation package for nursing. 

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    Frequent Journals

    • Emergency Nurse

      ISSNs: 1354-5752

      RCN Publishing Company

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 0.09 SJR 0.132 SNIP 0.271


    • Paediatric Nursing

      ISSNs: 0962-9513

      RCN Publishing Company


    • Nursing Standard

      ISSNs: 0029-6570

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 2047-9018

      RCN Publishing Company Limited

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 0.1 SJR 0.135


    • British Journal of Nursing

      ISSNs: 0966-0461

      MA Healthcare Ltd

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 0.44 SJR 0.287 SNIP 0.571


    • Learning Disability Practice

      ISSNs: 1465-8712

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 2047-8968


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    Contribution to conference papers, events and activities

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