Ms Kathy Wilson


Ms Kathy Wilson
NameMs Kathy Wilson
Job titleDirector of Professional Practice
Research institute
Primary appointmentContract Compliance & Specialist Placements
Email addressk.wilson@mdx.ac.uk
Contact categoryResearcher

Biography

Biography

Dr Kathy Wilson is Director of Professional Practice at Middlesex University, London.  Following periods as programme and pathway leader for Adult Nursing programmes. Kathy has spent much of her academic career in roles that have focused specifically on practice learning and assessment. Kathy is a member of the Faculty Leadership Team and has overall responsibility for the Practice-based Learning Unit for Nursing and Midwifery as well as Professional Programmes Support Unit where the placement teams for nursing, midwifery, education and social work sit.  

As chair of the Pan London Practice Learning Group (PLPLG) since 2014 and has overseen a large collaborative project resulting in the development of the second Pan London Practice Assessment Document for Nursing, the creation of a range of  online resources to support the implementation of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment in Practice (SSSA) as well as the implementation an electronic PAD for nursing students.

Kathy is the faculty Official NMC Correspondent

Teaching

Main teaching activities currently related to the preparation of clinical staff for their roles in facilitating learning and assessment of pre-registration nursing students

Employment

Director of Professional Practice/Senior Manager
Middlesex University
20 Jan 2022
Head of Practice-based Learning
Middlesex University
01 Jan 2014
20 Jan 2022

Education and qualifications

Grants

Prizes and Awards

Research outputs

An innovative practice assessment in nursing: exploring the contested relationship between assessment and learning in practice

Wilson, K. 2021. An innovative practice assessment in nursing: exploring the contested relationship between assessment and learning in practice. DProf thesis Middlesex University Health, Social Care and Education

Assuring quality health care traineeships for medical and professionals allied to medicine through embedding and exploiting tools across Higher Education (HEALINT4ALL) Briefing paper. - IO1: Identification of needs through mapping best case examples and participatory (Protocol development)

Cunningham, S., Allan, H., Wilson, K. and Cooper, N. 2021. Assuring quality health care traineeships for medical and professionals allied to medicine through embedding and exploiting tools across Higher Education (HEALINT4ALL) Briefing paper. - IO1: Identification of needs through mapping best case examples and participatory (Protocol development). HEALint4all.

Academic practice partnerships

Mehigan, S., Pisaneschi, L. and McDermott, J. 2019. Academic practice partnerships. in: Morley, D., Wilson, K. and Holbery, N. (ed.) Facilitating Learning in Practice Routledge. pp. 44-55

A realist evaluation of the development of general practice placements for student nurses in North Central and East London. A report commissioned by Health Education North Central and East London and produced on behalf of the School of Health and Education, Middlesex University.

Corbett, K., Mehigan, S., Odelius, A., Wilson, K., Grove, J. and Department of Adult, Child and Midwifery, School of Health and Education, Middlesex University 2015. A realist evaluation of the development of general practice placements for student nurses in North Central and East London. A report commissioned by Health Education North Central and East London and produced on behalf of the School of Health and Education, Middlesex University. School of Health and Education.

Evaluation of the practice assessment tool used to assess clinical practice in the pre-qualifying and undergraduate nursing programme

Leliopoulou, C., Wilson, K., Markey, K. and Rawnsley, A. 2007. Evaluation of the practice assessment tool used to assess clinical practice in the pre-qualifying and undergraduate nursing programme. Journal of Health, Social and Environmental Issues. 8 (1), pp. 33-40.

What are the views of student nurses, their mentors and nurse lecturers about the practice assessment tool (PAT) used in clinical areas?

Leliopoulou, C., Wilson, K., Markey, K. and Rawnsley, A. 2004. What are the views of student nurses, their mentors and nurse lecturers about the practice assessment tool (PAT) used in clinical areas? NET2004 Conference in Education in Health Care. University of Durham, UK 07 - 09 Sep 2004
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