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Qualifications & Memberships
- RGN - 1991
- ENB 928 - Diabetes Nursing
- ENB 998 - Mentorship
- RSCN - 1995
- BSc Hons Health and Social Care - 2000
- MA Learning and Teaching - 2011
- Module Tutor for Holistic Care of Children and Young People in Society, Pre- registration Nursing (Child)
- Module Leader for Care of the Seriously Ill Child and Young Person, Pre- registration Nursing (Child)
- Personal Tutor for Pre-registration Nursing (Child)
Outline of careerCarolyn registered as a General Nurse in 1991. Having previously worked as a qualified Nursery Nurse she decided to develop the interest in working with children further and spent the first two years working on a Children's Medical Ward.
In 1994 Carolyn moved to Birmigham Children's Hospital to further her career and qualified as a Registered Sick Children's Nurse (RSCN) in 1995, returning to a local District General Hospital. In the next few years she developed skills and knowledge within Children's Nursing, working in the surgical and medical wards and also having a six month secondment into Children's Community Nursing Team.
Carolyn first commenced Lecturing in 2001 and worked full time at Anglia Ruskin University for 2 years and then returned to the Clinical Setting in 2003. During this time she commenced a role as Clinical Facilitator in High Dependency care and combined this with Skills teaching at Anglia Ruskin.
In 2006 Carolyn re-commenced full time employment as a Senior Lecturer in Children's Nursing and is primarily involved in teaching within the Pre-registration Nursing Programme. Her area of interest remains in the development of clinical skills and enhancing the care of children through this method of teaching. She has recently completed her MA in teaching and learning.
Carolyn is a member of the Link Team in Southend Hospital as well as personal tutor for a number of students in variety of stages of training.
Research InterestsCarolyn is particularly interested in developing the use of Simulation within teaching and has carried out a small scale research project as part of her MA studies.
She holds an External Examiner role at Birmingham City University and was also a recent panel member for the Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries into children with Head Injuries.