Biography

Catherine Delves-Yates is an experienced nurse and Lecturer.  She started her nursing career as a student nurse at the Nightingale School of Nursing, London and has worked clinically in adult and paediatric critical care in the UK and has taught and nursed in America, Africa and Nepal.  Her passion is to ensure all student nurses have the knowledge, skills and professionalism to deliver compassionate nursing care to every one of their patients.  Catherine is currently researching how nurses in Cameroon merge Western and traditional medicine within the care they provide for their patients.

Career

1990-1991        Staff Nurse, Cardiothoracic Surgery

1991-1992       Staff Nurse, Intensive/Coronary Care

1992-1994        Senior Staff Nurse, Intensive/Coronary Care,

1994-2000        Sister, Intensive/Coronary Care,

2000 to            Lecturer in Critical Care, Adult Nursing

date                 including the following roles and experiences:

2002-2004       Senior Advisor for Pre-registration Nursing

2003-2004       Fulbright Teaching Scholarship (August-January) teaching undergraduate student nurses at Johnson County Community College, Kansas, USA

2004-2009       Placement Officer for all clinical programmes delivered by the School

2008-2011       Adult Field Course Director

Academic Background

  • 1987-1990 Nightingale School, St Thomas Hospital, London, RGN.
  • 1997 BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies, 1st Class, Anglia Polytechnic University.
  • 1998 Post Graduate Certificate in Adult Education, Nottingham Trent University.
  • 2002 MSc Health Sciences, University of East Anglia.

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