Susan Walker

Susan Walker

Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing/Clinical Skills

  • Mary Seacole MS 2.09
  • T: 0161 295 7276
  • E: s.h.walker@salford.ac.uk

Office Times

Variable in relation to roles and duties. Please make e-mail or telephone contact to check availability.

Biography

I have a clinical back ground in Trauma and Accident and Emergency care. Previous posts include that of Senior Sister in Accident and Emergency and Clinical Nurse manager for Accident and Emergency/Nurse Led Minor Injury Service and Theatres in North West National Health Service Hospitals. My interests lie in emergency care, leadership and management and clinical skills. I teach across all fields of practice, teaching both pre and post registration students. I am working to achieve my PhD, focusing on ‘physical assessment of the mental health patient in the acute mental health in- patient settings’.

Teaching

Diploma Programme

Pre-registration 

- Flexible Learning (Module Lead) Y3, S1 L5 & 6                                                                   

- Clinical Skills Lead 

Degree pre registration

- Introduction to Adult Nursing (ModuleLead) Y1, S3. 

- Mental and Physical Health and Wellbeing. Y2, S2

- Role Transition Y3, S1

- Clinical Sills Lead

Pre registration Masters teaching across the program

- Yr 1 sem1/2 Exploring the Context of Nursing

- Yr1 sem 3 Understanding the Professional Practice of Nursing

- Yr 2 sem 1/2 Implementing Nursing Practice

- Yr 2 sem 3  Evaluating Nursing Practice 

Post registration Degree

- Leading People through Effective  Interaction L6

-  Pysical Health –Mental Health

Bsc (Hons) Sept 10 Intake Coordinator

Bsc in Adult Nursing (Year 2 Lead)

Assignment support and marking for the above modules

Personal Tutor to Sept 10, Sept 11 BSc students an Sept 11 Pre Reg MA  

Research Interests

Currently undertaking PhD, by publication

Focus of project and papers being developed is physical assessment skills, and interventions, by mental health nurses in an acute adult, and elderly care mental health settings.

Qualifications and Memberships

2001-post grad cert in learning and teaching in Higher Education University of Salford

1997 MA Practitioner Skills  MMU

1994 Bsc(Hons) Nursing Studies MMU

1992 Certificate in Management, Development and Counselling

1990 Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice ENB

1988 Certificate in Accident and Emergency Nursing

1986 Registered General Nurse UKCC 

Active member of the North West Education in Simulation Network

Member of the RADAR Team

Royal College of Nursing Accident and Emergency forum

Publications

Walker S (1996) Reflective Practice In the Accident and Emergency setting ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY NURSING 4 27-30

Walker S (2003) Chapter 9 Controlling Body Temperature in Holland K, Jenkins J, Soloman J, Whittam S (2003)edt ROPER LOGAN AND TIERNEY MODEL IN PRACTICE Elsevier Science

Walker S (2007) Chapter 21 Elimination of Faeces in Brooker C, Waugh A (2007)edt FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING Elsevier Science

Walker S (2008) Chapter 9 Controlling Body Temperature in Holland K, Jenkins J, Soloman J, Whittam S (2008)edt 2nd Ed ROPER LOGAN AND TIERNEY MODEL IN PRACTICE Elsevier Science

Walker S (2009) Chapter 10 Continence, bowel and bladder care in Iggulden H, MacDonald C, Staniland K (2009) edt CLINICAL SKILLS – THE ESSENCE OF CARING Open University Press, McGraw Hill Publications

Walker S (2011) Chapter 24 Maintaining Continence in Brooker C, Nicol M (2011) 4TH Ed Alexander’s Nursing Practice  Elsevier Science

Walker S (2012) Chapter 21 Elimination of Faeces : care and promoting continence in Brooker C, Waugh A (20127)edt 2nd ed FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING Elsevier Science