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Mark Foss

Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

1982-3 Staff Nurse Orthopaedic Unit Dundee Royal Infirmary Dundee

1983-4 Staff Nurse Post-basic course Groby Road Hospital Leicester

1984-5 Staff Nurse Paediatric Cardiothoracic Unit Groby Road Hospital Leicester

1985-1987 Charge Nurse Cardiothoracic Unit Papworth Hospital Huntingdon

1987-89 Nurse Teacher Papworth Hospital Huntingdon

1989-95 Nurse Tutor Nottingham School of Nursing/Mid Trent College of Nursing Nottingham

1995-2005 Health Lecturer 2 University of Nottingham

2005-2006 Health Lecturer 3 University of Nottingham

2006- present Lecturer University of Nottingham. Currently director for the MSc/PG Dip in Advanced Clinical Practice and the PG Cert Advanced Clinical Skills

Expertise Summary

  • Director MSc/PG Dip Advanced Clinical Practice and PG Cert Advanced Clinical Skills
  • Member of the School Council
  • Member of the postgraduate course directors group
  • Member of placement audit team
  • Member of the musculoskeletal and neurosciences digestive diseases and thoracic practice learning team
  • Module Convener: History Taking, Examination and Clinical Decision Making 1 (MSc Advanced Clinical Practice)
  • Module Convener: History Taking, Examination and Clinical Decision Making 2 (MSc and Advanced Clinical practice
  • Dissertation supervisor: MSc Advanced Clinical Practice, MSc Advanced Nursing, MSc Health and Social Care

I contribute to a number of degree and masters level programmes

Teaching Summary

  • Nursing
  • Biological Science
  • Dissertation supervisor undergraduate and postgraduate (MSc ACP, MSc Advanced Nursing and MSc Healthcare Studies)

Research Summary

Patient experiences of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS)

Recent Publications

  • BERNARD H and FOSS M, 2014. Patient experiences after enhanced recovery after surgery British Journal of Nursing. 23(2), 100-106
  • FOSS, M. AND BERNARD, H., 2012. Enhanced recovery after surgery: implications for nurses British Journal of Nursing. 21(3), 148-152
  • FOSS, M., 2011. Enhanced recovery after surgery and implications for nurse education Nursing Standard. 25(45), 35-39
  • 2008. Heart Failure . University of Nottingham. 10/01/2008 00:00:00 (In Press.)
  1. Course Director, MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
  2. Member of the postgraduate course directors group
  3. Module Convenor for the following:
  • Biological Foundations of health 2 (Master Nursing Science)
  • History Taking, Examination and Clinical Decision Making 1 (MSc Advanced Clinical Practice)
  • History Taking, Examination and Clinical Decision Making 2 (MSc and Advanced Clinical Practice)

Past Research

Cardiovascular responses to isometric exercise

  • BERNARD H and FOSS M, 2014. Patient experiences after enhanced recovery after surgery British Journal of Nursing. 23(2), 100-106
  • FOSS, M. AND BERNARD, H., 2012. Enhanced recovery after surgery: implications for nurses British Journal of Nursing. 21(3), 148-152
  • FOSS, M., 2011. Enhanced recovery after surgery and implications for nurse education Nursing Standard. 25(45), 35-39
  • 2008. Heart Failure . University of Nottingham. 10/01/2008 00:00:00 (In Press.)
  • FOSS, M.A. and FARINE, T., 2007. Science in Nursing and Health Care 2nd. Prentice Hall. (In Press.)
  • 2004. Bioavailability . University of Nottingham. 01/01/2004 00:00:00 (In Press.)
  • 2004. Drug-Receptor Interaction . University of Nottingham. 06/01/2004 00:00:00 (In Press.)
  • FOSS, M.A., 2003. Evaluation of a Personal Tutor System in the MSc Advanced Nursing Practice In: Collaborative Conversations Conference Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University.. (In Press.)
  • FOSS, M. and FARINE, T., 2000. Science in Nursing and Health Care Prentice Hall. (In Press.)
  • FOSS, M.A., 1990. Oxygen therapy Professional Nurse. 5(4), 188-190 (In Press.)
  • FOSS, M.A., 1989. Thoracic Surgery Austen Cornish Publishers Limited. (In Press.)
  • FOSS, M.A., 1989. Managing intercostal drains. In: Practice Check Austen Cornish. 30-31 (In Press.)
  • FOSS, M.A., 1988. Acid-base balance Professional Nurse. 3(12), 509-513 (In Press.)
  • FOSS, M.A., 1987. After thoracic surgery: Aspects of care Professional Nurse. 2(6), 173-176
  • FOSS, M.A., 1987. Intercostal Drains Professional Nurse. 2(9), 290-291 (In Press.)

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