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Susan Thompson

Lecturer in Adult Nursing, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Susan Thompson is an assistant professor in adult nursing at the University of Nottingham, School of Health Sciences based at the Derby Centre. She is Course Lead of the Graduate Entry Nursing Programme and also module lead for the Social Context of Health Care Delivery Module.She is Honorary Secretary of the Institute of Health Promotion and Education and has held examiner examiner and external adviser positions for undergraduate and post graduate courses in both public health and nursing. She has published internationally on public health and health promotion, graduate entry nursing and health communication.She holds the inaugral chair of the International Graduate Entry Nursing Network.

Prior to joining the University of Nottingham Susan Thompson held a community nursing management position at Mansfield Primary Care Trust and worked as a Health Promotion Specialist for Nottingham PCT, working alongside communities and professionals to tackle health inequalities within inner city Nottingham.

Susan Thompson registered as a adult nurse in 1986 and worked as a staff nurse in the areas of Older People, Gynaecology, General Medicine and Coronary Care.

Expertise Summary

Susan Thompson has expertise within the fields of public health, health promotion, health communication, graduate entry nursing and problem based learning.

Teaching Summary

Course Lead Graduate Entry Nursing (GEN) Module lead for Graduate Entry Nursing, module 3 , The social context of health care provision and delivery EBL facilitator Communication /… read more

Research Summary

Nurses role in public helath and health promotion

Morality within health promotion and public health

Recent Publications

  • , MCGARRY J, , AUBEELUCK A, and THOMPSON S, 2011. • Symposium paper (iv): Supporting practice learning with graduate entrants to nursing:: the case for PBL in the Nottingham GEN curriculum In: Nurse Education Tomorrow.
  • and THOMPSON S, 2010. The development of multi media imaging for the teaching of public health. In: The UK Public Health Association 18th Annual Public Health Forum.
  • THOMPSON S, MCGARRY J and AUBEELUCK A, 2010. The use of innovative mediated communication and imaging in the development of a problem based learning curriculum In: RCN Conference.
  • CHAMBERS D and THOMPSON S, 2009. Empowerment and its applications in acute care settings: Nurses' perceptions Journal of Advanced Nursing. 65(1), 130 -138
  • Course Lead Graduate Entry Nursing (GEN)
  • Module lead for Graduate Entry Nursing, module 3 , The social context of health care provision and delivery
  • EBL facilitator
  • Communication / Interpersonal skills
  • Health Promotion and Public Health
  • Clinical skills

Past Research

  • Books published

  • Thompson S. (2014) The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotion Abingdon. Routledge

  • Aubeeluck A. Stacey G. Thompson S. (2012) Becoming a Nurse. London. BPP Learning media.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Thompson S. R.,. Watson M. C., and Tilford S. (2017): The Ottawa Charter 30 years on: still an important standard for health promotion, International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, DOI: 10.1080/14635240.2017.1415765.
  • Stacey G. McGarry J. Aubeeluck A. Bull H. Simpson C. Sheppard F. Thompson S. (2014) An Integrated Educational Model for Graduate Entry Nursing Curriculum Design Nurse Education Today 24 (1) 145- 149
  • Hyde A., McGarry J., Thompson S., Wilkie K., Aubeeluck A., (2013). The Development of Shared E - Learning Across Three Distinct Programmes based at Universities in England, Ireland and Scotland. Innovations in Education and Teaching International DOI: 10.1080/14703297.2013.860879
  • Chambers D, Thompson S. (2013) Engendering Cultural Responsive Care: A Reflective Model for Nurse Education. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 3 (1) 70-81
  • Nairn S. Chambers D. Thompson S. McGarry J. (2012) Reflectivity and Habitus: Opportunities and constraints on transformative learning, Nursing Philosophy. 13. 189-201
  • Chambers D., Thompson S (2009) Empowerment and its applications in health promotion in acute care settings: nurse's perceptions. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65 (1) 130-138
  • Rapid Responses and Letters

  • Watson M C, Thompson S. Government must get serious about prevention. BMJ 2018;360:k1279
  • Watson M.C. and Thompson S, 2018. Re: David Oliver: Getting serious about prevention British Medical Journal Rapid Response 23rd February 2018
  • Watson M C and Thompson S, 2017 Doctors can act as advocates on health effects of poverty, says BMA BMJ 2017; 357 http://www.bmj.com/content/357/bmj.j2976/rr-0
  • Watson M C and Thompson S, 2016. Re: Over a third of children aged 10-11 in England are overweight or obese. British Medical Journal Rapid Response, 10th November 2016. http://www.bmj.com/content/355/bmj.i5948/rr
  • Watson M C and Thompson S, 2016. Re: Government must not shy away from bold action on public health, says MP. British Medical Journal Rapid Response, 25th November 2016 http://www.bmj.com/content/355/bmj.i6319/rr
  • Refereed International Conference Papers

  • Stacey G., Thompson S. Neill M. Roberts D. Holland K (2016) Defining, maximising and promoting "graduateness" in Graduate Entry Nursing Programmes for the future of nursing. Masterclass, 6th International Nurse Education Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Aubeeluck A. McGarry J. Hyde A. Taylor L. Thompson S. Johnson F. (2014) Developing Internationalism within Nurse Education programmes: The expansion of a teaching resource and technology platform to support virtual exchange. Nurse Education Tomorrow Conference 2014 Cambridge.
  • Thompson S., Chambers D. and Aubeeluck A. (2013) Enhancing Cultural Competence in Student Nurses through use of Audio Visual Stimulation and Reflection. INTED Conference Valencia, Spain.
  • Stacey G. Aubeeluck A. Thompson S. McGarry J.(2012) An Integrated Educational Model for Graduate Entry Nursing Curriculum Design Nurse Education Tomorrow Conference 2012 Cambridge MASTERCLASS
  • Aubeeluck A. McGarry J. Thompson S. (2012) Stacey G. The imposter phenomenon in graduate entry student nurses Nurse Education Tomorrow Conference 2012 Cambridge
  • Thompson S. Chambers D (2012) The use of a reflective model and computer mediated communication to promote cultural competence in student nurses. AMEE International Association for Medical Education 2012, Lyon
  • Aubeeluck A. McGarry J. Thompson S. Stacey G. (2012) Symposium paper (viii) Graduate entry student nursing : pedagogical innovations in curriculum development Nurse Education Tomorrow Conference 2012 Cambridge MASTERCLASS
  • McGarry J. Thompson S. Aubeeluck A.(2011) Symposium paper (iv): Supporting practice learning with graduate entrants to nursing: the case for PBL in the Nottingham GEN curriculum; Nurse Education Tomorrow Conference 2011 Cambridge MASTERCLASS
  • Thompson S, Aubeeluck A, McGarry J, Chambers D. (2009) The use of innovative mediated communication and imaging in the development of a problem based learning curriculum. ICERI conference 2009 Madrid
  • Thompson S., Chambers D (2008) A strategy to improve the effectiveness of nurse health promotion practice by using a lived experience model of education.. Nurse Education Tomorrow Conference 2008 Cambridge
  • National Refereed Conference Presentations

  • Thompson S.(2010) Developing resources for the teaching of Public Health; Examples of Excellence. East Midlands Teaching Public Health Network Stakeholder Conference. 2010 Nottingham
  • Thompson S, McGarry J, Aubeeluck A.(2010)The use of innovative mediated communication and imaging in the development of a problem based learning curriculum Royal College of Nursing Education Forum Conference 2010 Blackpool (80% contribution).
  • Thompson S. (2010) The development of multi-media imaging for the teaching of public health. The UK Public Health Association 18th Annual Public Health Forum, 2010 Bournemouth
  • Thompson S. (2005) An evaluation of Exercise Referral Schemes: target effectiveness. Trent Regional Research Conference 2005 Kelham and University of Nottingham Public Health Conference 2006 Nottingham.
  • , MCGARRY J, , AUBEELUCK A, and THOMPSON S, 2011. • Symposium paper (iv): Supporting practice learning with graduate entrants to nursing:: the case for PBL in the Nottingham GEN curriculum In: Nurse Education Tomorrow.
  • and THOMPSON S, 2010. The development of multi media imaging for the teaching of public health. In: The UK Public Health Association 18th Annual Public Health Forum.
  • THOMPSON S, MCGARRY J and AUBEELUCK A, 2010. The use of innovative mediated communication and imaging in the development of a problem based learning curriculum In: RCN Conference.
  • CHAMBERS D and THOMPSON S, 2009. Empowerment and its applications in acute care settings: Nurses' perceptions Journal of Advanced Nursing. 65(1), 130 -138
  • THOMPSON S, MCGARRY J, CHAM, AUBEELUCK A and CHAMBERS D, 2009. •The use of innovative mediated communication and imaging in the development of a problem based learning curriculum In: International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation.
  • , NAIRN S, CHAMBERS D, THOMPSON S and MCGARRY J, Reflexivity and Habitus: Opportunities and constraints in transformative Learning Nursing Philosophy. (In Press.)
  • THOMPSON S and CHAMBERS D, •A strategy to improve the effectiveness of nurse health promotion practice by using a lived experience model of education In: Nurse Education Tomorrow.
  • THOMPSON S, •An evaluation of the Ashfield Exercise Referral Scheme: target effectiveness In: Trent Regional Research Conference 2005 University of Nottingham Public Health Conference 2006.

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