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Helen Ford

Senior Lecturer Adult Nursing

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details

email: h.ford@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 855057

Studying for a PhD at University of York.

Qualifications

MSc Health Sciences
Post- Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
BSc Hons (Clinical Nursing Studies)
Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching

Anatomy and physiology
Pathophysiology
Medicines Management
Nursing assessment
Long-term conditions

Research

Nurses decision-making
Medications use

Professional experience

Professional experience

Member of the Royal College of Nursing Education Forum.

Ten years’ experience on acute medical wards at various bands.

Research assistant on project funded by West Midlands Health Innovation Cluster. Developed e-learning tool to inform Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) workers about living with heart failure. The tool aimed to improve knowledge and understanding of heart failure in IAPT workers, allowing them to promote self-care behaviours in referred patients.

Publications

Publications

Ford H (2013) Use of statins to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in adults. Nursing Standard. 27, 39, 48-56.

Ford H (2011) How can registered practitioners be supported to maintain competence in the administration of drugs to their patients? Literature review undertaken for Royal College of Nursing.

Randall S, Ford H (eds) (2011) Long-term Conditions. A Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals. Oxford, Wiley- Blackwell.

Ford H (2011) Nutrition. In: Randall S, Ford H (eds) (2011) Long-term Conditions. A Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals. Oxford, Wiley- Blackwell.

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

External examiner at De Monfort University, BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing programme.