Staff Profiles: Rachel Jefferies

Rachel Jefferies

Staff Profile: Rachel Jefferies
Academic Course Lead (Adult Nursing)

Rachel Jefferies

Rachel Jefferies

Academic Course Lead (Adult Nursing)

Nursing

I am currently the Academic Course Lead for the BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing for the University of Gloucestershire, this is a new programme for the University with our first students who commenced in September 2017.

Biography

My previous role as senior lecturer at UWE over the last ten years has included responsibilities such as programme leader (Gloucester), interviewing prospective students, module leadership, academic personal tutor role, and previously year tutor, academic in practice and to develop and lead high fidelity inter professional simulation and introduction of standardised patients within adult nursing. These experiences have enhanced my interpersonal skills, as well as allowed me to develop project management skills, and allowed me to work successfully with colleagues from different backgrounds and departments, ensuring students receive the support, skills and knowledge necessary to deliver high standards of nursing care.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
MA Education Teaching and Leanring in Higher Education University West of England 2005
RN Registered General Nurse Bristol and Weston School of Nursing 1989

Membership of professional bodies

Registered Nurse with Nursing and Midwifery Council

Professional Indemnity with Royal College of Nursing

Teaching and research

Teaching

Teaching pre- registration adult nursing students. Learning will be supported by face to face contact in selected master classes, workshops, seminars and simulation sessions within the university campus.

Level

Undergraduate

Research

The Picture of Pre-Registered Nurses Self-Assessed Health: A pilot study

Research Aims and Objectives:

To examine the feasibility of introducing self-assessment health and quality of health measurements to a nurse education curriculum.

To investigate pre-registered nurses self-assessment of health and quality of life, before and after a six-week introductory programme to nurse education.

External responsibilities

External examining

External examiner at Cardiff University for Adult nursing programme