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Derek Chambers

Student Mobility Coordinator, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Contact

  • workRoom 419 Derby Education Centre
    Royal Derby Hospital
    Uttoxeter Road
    Derby
    DE22 3DT
    UK
  • work01332 724 907
  • fax01332 724 960 0115 82 31208

Biography

2002 - to date Director of Education, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham

2006 - 2011 Vice Dean (Postgraduate Studies) Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences;

2007-2010 Deputy Head of School, School of Nursing University of Nottingham

1996-2002 Coordinator for Curriculum Development, The School, School of Nursing, University of Nottingham

1992-1996 Coordinator for the English National Board's Higher Award Framework, Mid Trent College of Nursing and Midwifery

1986-1992 Nurse Teacher Derby School of Nursing & Midwifery

Expertise Summary

Education theory & practice

Heath education and health promotion

Teaching Summary

Teaching & learning Reflection & reflective practice Cultural diversity & health education practices Health promotion Global health Cultural differences &… read more

Research Summary

Virtual learning environments and the use of information and communication technologies in interprofessional education.

Global Health.

Culture Diversity.

Cultural Health Beliefs

Recent Publications

  • NAIRN, S, CHAMBERS, D, THOMPSON, S, MCGARRY, J and CHAMBERS, K, 2012. Reflexivity and HabitusOpportunities and constraints on transformative learning: Nursing Philosophy. (In Press.)
  • BLAKE,H and CHAMBERS, D, 2011. Supporting nurse health champions developing ‘new generation health improvement facilitators Health Education Journal. 1-6
  • SHERRAT, L and CHAMBERS, D, 2011. Crisis what crisis: The implication of the government’s spending review for clinical mentorship British Journal of Nursing. 20(3), 137
  • CHAMBERS, D, POROCK, D and ASTON, L, 2010. National health service funding for nursing education: Nursing’s nemesis? 1(30), 1-3
  • Chair of Schools Education Strategy committee
  • Chair Schools Assessment Quality Group
  • Chair of Faculty Clinical Skills Strategy Group
  • Chair of Schools Quinquinnial Reviews
  • Chair of Schools Validation and Review Group
  • Member of School Executive Committee
  • Member of the School Quality Assurance Agency Strategy Committee
  • Member Faculty Teaching Network Group
  • Member Faculty Interprofessional learning strategy group
  • Member University Quality & Standards Committee
  • Member University Postgraduate Regulations Working Group
  • Member University Teaching & Learning Network
  • Member Space Management Committee
  • Teaching & learning
  • Reflection & reflective practice
  • Cultural diversity & health education practices
  • Health promotion
  • Global health
  • Cultural differences & implications for health care

Past Research

Nurses health beliefs and their impact on their health education practices.

A discourse and Foucauldian analysis of nurses health beliefs: implications for nurse education

Empowerment and its application to health promotion in the acute setting; nurses's perceptions

  • NAIRN, S, CHAMBERS, D, THOMPSON, S, MCGARRY, J and CHAMBERS, K, 2012. Reflexivity and HabitusOpportunities and constraints on transformative learning: Nursing Philosophy. (In Press.)
  • BLAKE,H and CHAMBERS, D, 2011. Supporting nurse health champions developing ‘new generation health improvement facilitators Health Education Journal. 1-6
  • SHERRAT, L and CHAMBERS, D, 2011. Crisis what crisis: The implication of the government’s spending review for clinical mentorship British Journal of Nursing. 20(3), 137
  • CHAMBERS, D, POROCK, D and ASTON, L, 2010. National health service funding for nursing education: Nursing’s nemesis? 1(30), 1-3
  • CHAMBERS, D and THOMPSON,S, 2009. Empowerment and its application in acute care Journal of Advanced Nursing. 65(1), 130-138
  • CHAMBERS, D and NARAYANASAMY, A, 2008. A discourse and Foucauldian analysis Nurse Education Today. 28, 155-162
  • CHAMBERS, D, Is the modern NHS fit for nursing students? British Journal of Nursing. 16(2),

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