Vanessa Griffith BA, PGCE, MSc
I have contributed to International education developments within the Faculty due to my specialist interest in International and Global nursing practice. I am currently undertaking a Doctorate in Education. My research focus is the Professionalism of Iraq Nurses and how this can be acquired through continuing professional development.
I am an Adult Registered Nurse and my clinical background includes Burns and Reconstructive Surgery, General Surgery, Intensive Care and Vascular Surgery. My clinical interests included acute pain management and nutrition. I have been a Nursing Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University since 1999. During this time I have undertaken a number of roles including Course Leader, Module Leader, Academic Advisor and Link Lecturer and External Examiner. I am currently a module leader within the BSc. Nursing Curriculum and have helped to develop an innovative and creative teaching package around Evidence Based Caring for final year student nurses. I am the Link Lecturer for Nottingham Healthcare NHS Trust and Link with clinical areas in Retford, Bassetlaw and Worksop.
MSc Health Care Education
Evaluating Evidence for Practice - Level 6
Evidence Based Caring through Therapeutic Relationships - Level 5
Understanding the Centrality of the Service User in Relationship Centred Care -Level 4
Research for Practice (Distance Learning) - Level 7
Interprofessional Learning Experience (IPE) - Level 6
I am interesting in International and Global nursing practice. I am currently undertaking a Doctorate in Education. My research focus is the Professionalism of Iraq Nurses and how this can be acquired through continuing professional development.
Gerrish, K., & Griffith, V. (2003). Integration of overseas Registered Nurses; evaluation of an adaptation programme. Journal of advanced nursing, 45 (6), 579-587. http://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2648.2003.02949.x