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Faten Al-Salti

Dr Faten Al-Salti PhD, MSc, BSc, RN



 I am a Lecturer in Adult Nursing here at Sheffield Hallam University. I have worked in many different clinical settings and throughout my career had a passion for health care management, infection control and women's empowerment.


I trained as a Nurse in Jordan, graduated from the University of Jordan, Faculty of Nursing and have professional registrations with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered General Nurse.

I completed a Masters degree in Nursing Education from the University of Jordan, followed by a PhD in nursing, specialised in infection control from the University of Wales.

I completed additional courses - Diploma in Critical care, from the University of Sheffield, English National Board 199 in Accident and Emergency Nursing, English National Board 998 In Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Area from University of Sheffield. I also achieved Infection Control Nurse practitioner Certificate from University of Toronto.

I am involved in a number of nursing modules and interprofessional education; teaching a wide variety of topics connected to nursing and health and social care.

I am part of a link lecturer team covering the Rotherham area; working in partnership with learners in practice and clinical practice colleagues and university placement leads.


Department of Nursing and Midwifery

College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences

  • BSc Nursing
  • MSc Nursing 

  • Health and social care
  • Access to nursing course
  • Employability

  • Research for Practice
  • Person Centred Care
  • Application of critical thinking and reflection in practice
  • Applied Science for professional practice
  • Enhance quality of services through collaborative practice
  • Evaluation Evidence for practice
  • Evaluation research methodology
  • Understanding complexity in practice
  • Science for nursing practice


Research in progress:

Research Lead and Co-researcher in research (2023). Project to examine the impact of a student buddy system on engagement, performance, sense of community, health and wellbeing within pre-registration nursing and midwifery.

Project plan for research (2023 -2024) about: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL for pregnancy and its impact on ethnic minority women’s pregnancy experience and outcome.


Co-researcher in research (2022 -2023) about Preparedness to engage in antimicrobial stewardship activities: A national cross-sectional survey of UK pre-registration nursing students". Publication is in progress.

Co-researcher in research (2022-2023) about Assessing the factors that facilitate or impede young asylum seekers in the UK from accessing and using mental health services: A scoping review of qualitative studies. Publication is in progress.

Co-investigator in research (2021-2022).  Birmingham and Lewisham Black African and Black Caribbean health inequalities review (BLACHIR) wider determinants of health theme. Rapid evidence reviews of wider determinants of health inequalities experienced by Black African, Black Caribbean and Black-mixed ethnicity communities in Birmingham, Lewisham and the UK. Sheffield Hallam University. Publication is in progress.

Co-author in the research about the Delivery of antimicrobial stewardship competencies in UK pre-registration nurse education programmes: a national cross-sectional survey, 121,  (2022) Journal of hospital infection.
The Healthcare Infection Society. Published by Elsevier Ltd. www. m/ locate/jhin.

Research in Selected Areas of public health, 1997 – 2002. A critical Review.  World Health Organization (WHO). WHO library cataloguing in publication data. WHO office for regional Mediterranean area, Cairo 2005. The performance of Jordanian nurses with regard to quality assurance and infection control programmes in Jordanian hospitals.

Jordanian Nurses Knowledge and Performance Concerning Quality Assurance and Infection Control: A descriptive survey Within Jordanian Ministry of Health Hospitals. North East Wales Institute (NEWI) 2001. 740 pages. Available at:

Middle Eastern Society of Infection Control, launched 2001.

Reflective Practice
Continuous Professional Development
Up to date with all mandatory training. Clinical mandatory training update for all clinical aspects relevant to my role, unconscious bias, Fire safety, safeguarding and PGDR.
Attended several trainings and workshops including:
v Research Ethics Training
v PhD supervision
v Graduate Teaching assistant PhD supervision workshop
v Mental First Aider course

v Attended Manchester Conference Centre, M1 3BB – 09/November 2022.
v Shared the Simulated placement research conference. Sheffield Hallam University 16-19 May 2023 and present research about antimicrobial stewardship.
v Shared in the preparation of Mental Health Conference. Sheffield Hallam University 19 June 2023.

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