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School of Health and Society

Nicola Pennington

Lecturer – Advanced Practice ( Health and Social Care)

Biography

I qualified as a registered nurse in 1993 and started my career in Trauma and orthopaedics, my aim being there for a couple years to gain the necessary experience then to move on to other specialities. 20 years later I was still there. I qualified as an advanced nurse practitioner in 2012 at UoS and enjoyed the programme so much I joined the team as a full time lecturer in 2015. My interests lie in orthopaedic care, spinal injury and assessment and feedback.

Teaching

I lead on the MSc Advanced practice Clinical Examination module. I teach on a number of other modules including pathophysiology, project management and non medical prescribing

Research Interests

I am hoping to begin my PHD by publication in assessment and feedback.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • RN 1993
  • Diploma in Nursing 2011
  • MSc Advance practice ( health and social care) 2012
  • Non medical prescribing 2013
  • PGCAP 2017
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 2017