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Deborah Clark MSc, Bsc, RN, FHEA, FIA, FAHSN, Q

Senior Lecturer


Summary

I am a critical care nurse with a special interest in patient safety and human factors. I have worked with a team and several external parties to integrate these concepts within programmes here at Sheffield Hallam University. I am passionate about improvement in health and social care and have recently returned from a secondment with the Improvement Academy where I worked on regional and national projects related to patient safety and human factors. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), a Q Fellow and an Improvement Fellow.

About

I am a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing and  I hold a Masters in Healthcare Education. I enjoy incorporating new innovation and technology into teaching and I am Simulation lead for the Department of Nursing and Midwifery. Iwork within the Advancing Practice team supporting worksforce transformation.

I have a keen interest in simulation-based learning and co-ordinate a one-day Acute Care course for student nurses and student doctors which utilises this teaching methodology. I have also published and presented both nationally and internationally on this subject.

Teaching

I deliver teaching on the BSc (Honours) Nursing (Adult), MSc Nursing, MSc Advanced Clinical Practice courses and across a range of interprofessional modules. I am course leader for the collaborative critical care course. Alongside my colleague I am simulation lead for the nursing department.

Publications

Journal articles

White, N., Clark, D., Lewis, R., & Robson, W. (2016). The introduction of “Safety Science” into an undergraduate nursing programme at a large university in the United Kingdom. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 13 (1), 1-8. http://doi.org/10.1515/ijnes-2015-0007

Robson, W., Clark, D., & White, N. (2014). Patient safety: The journey towards safer radiotherapy. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 13 (2), 129-130. http://doi.org/10.1017/S1460396914000119

Robson, W., Clark, D., Pinnock, D., White, N., & Baxendale, B. (2013). Teaching patient safety and human factors in undergraduate nursing curricula in England : a pilot survey. British Journal of Nursing, 22 (17), 12-25.

Robson, W., Clark, D., Pinnock, D., White, N., & Baxendale, B. (2013). Teaching patient safety and human factors in undergraduate nursing curricula in England: A pilot survey. British Journal of Nursing, 22 (17), 1001-1005. http://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2013.22.17.1001

Brailsford, M., Clark, D., & Gissing, R. (2013). Simulation brought to life. Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), 28 (1), 64. http://doi.org/10.7748/ns2013.09.28.1.64.s54

Clark, D., White, N., & Robson, W. (2013). Student life--safety is a team effort. Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), 28 (10), 66. http://doi.org/10.7748/ns2013.11.28.10.66.s56

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