Teaching Fellow/Clinical nurse specialist, Victoria University of Wellington

I graduated as a nurse in 1996 from the University of Nottingham and have worked in the Intensive care specialist area all my career. I have worked in Wellington ICU since 2004 where I have progressed through the career pathway to Expert level and worked briefly as an ICU flight retrieval nurse. In 2012 I graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with a Masters in clinical nursing. From 2009 I became an Associate Charge Nurse Manager (ACNM) managing and coordinating ICU services. Through these years I have led several projects improving the quality of patient care in the ICU and have published in several critical care journals. For the past 4 years I have been a guest lecturer going on to become a teaching fellow with Victoria University of Wellington post graduate Nursing programme as well as being the Clinical Nurse Specialist in Wellington ICU.

Experience

  • 2004–present
    Clinical Nurse Specialist , ICU, Wellington Hospital, capital and Coast DHB
  • –present
    Teaching Fellow , Victoria University of Wellington

Education

  • 2012 
    Victoria University of Wellington , Masters of Nursing

Publications

  • 2018
    Oral intake evaluation in patients following critical illness: an ICU cohort study, Nursing in Critical Care
  • 2016
    Improving the quality of nurse‐influenced patient care in the intensive care unit, Nursing in Critical Care
  • 2016
    Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome in Critically Ill Patients: Identification, Assessment, and Management, Critical Care Nurse
  • 2015
    A practice change initiative to improve the provision of enteral nutrition to intensive care patients, Nursing in Critical Care