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Helen Jones

Senior Lecturer, Pre-Registration Nursing

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details

email: h.jones@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 54 2010

RGN

ENB 100

ENB 997/998

BSc. (Hons) APS

Post Graduate Diploma in Education

MA – Education

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Research Interests

Paramedic mentorship. Exploration of students and staff perceptions of taught clinical skills. Literacy and numeracy.

 

Professional Interests

Clinical skills acquisition. Mentorship. Consultancy work: telephone triage. Law and ethics.

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Sister - Kingston General Hospital

Community Staff Nurse - Epsom Community NHS Trust

S/N - ICU, Worcester Royal Infirmary

Community Staff Nurse - Worcestershire Community NHS Trust

Publications

Publications

Publications

Stanley D & Jones H. (2003) How a pyramid helps to unravel the stages of nursing assessment. Professional Nurse. Vol 18, no. 10 p.596

Jones H (2007) Review: `No worries!' : Young people's experience of nurse-led drop-in sexual health services in South West England Journal of Research in Nursing 2007 12: 317

Jones H & Wilding S. (2009) Model of integrated care: a visit to Sunny Dale. Nursing Times. 105: 49-50

Jones H & Meechan R (2010) Learning resistors, care development. Nursing Standard. 24(24) 61

Jones H & Meechan R (2010) Hurdles to understanding. Nursing Standard 24 (25) p. 61

Jones H ( 2010) The value of reflection. Nursing Standard 25(2) 61

Meechan R & Jones H (2010) Addressing the essential skills cluster through the development of clinical examinations. Student perspectives on skills acquisition and knowledge and how they improved career development. Nursing Standard 24 (29); 61.

Meechan, R. Jones H (2010) Lets have a dummy run, career development. Nursing Standard 24 (29); 61.

Meechan, R, Jones, H, Valler-Jones T (2011) Simulated Practice- A panacea for health education. British Journal of Nursing 20(10):628-31

Meechan, R, Jones, H, Valler-Jones T (2011) Does the early introduction of medicines management OSCE’s improve drug administration skills for student nurses prior to qualification. British Journal of Nursing 20, (13) 817 - 822

Jones, H (2011) Practice what you preach. Nursing Standard; 25 (37) 29

Conferences

Nurse Education Today Conference 2007: Concurrent paper: Mentorship for Paramedics: an exploration of mentor preparation

Royal College Nursing Conference 2008 Poster Presentation:  Mentorship for Paramedics.  Blackpool

Royal College Nursing Conference 2009:  Addressing the essential skills clusters through the development of clinical examinations – student & mentors perspectives on skills acquisition and knowledge, have they improved? Glasgow

Royal College Nursing Conference 2009:  Award winning Poster presentation:  An exploratory study to assess the clinical credibility of higher education nurse lecturers when teaching structured clinical skills within the university setting. Glasgow

Royal College Nursing Conference 2010:  Concurrent paper: An exploratory study to investigate the most effective learning and assessment strategy to assist foundation student nurses with numeracy and drug calculation skills

Royal College Nursing Education Forum Conference 2010:  Concurrent paper. Do Solo simulations assist undergraduate adult nurses to develop their clinical judgment skills in acute nursing care?

Projects

External Consultancy, Edith Cowen University, Perth, WA, 2006

Erasmus exchange, Solvenia, Malibor University, 2008

Project with Worcestershire Acute Health Care Trust to produce resources to support mentors of pre registration nursing student, WANHST, 2009

Does simulation enhance the acquisition of applied drug knowledge for undergraduate nursing students? The results of a UK pilot study for an international pharmacology and  medicines management simulation project. Phase 1. RCN Education Forum. (research), University of Worcester, 2009-2010

Does the early introduction of medicines management OSCE’s in undergraduate nursing programmes improve drug administration, drug calculation and applied drug knowledge skills prior to qualification? (research), University of Worcester, 2009-2010

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

Royal College of Nursing - Conference participant

Nursing and Midwifery Council - Registered nurse and nurse educator

External examiner roles

Critical Care and BSc Hons, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Critical Care, Nottingham University