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Kelsie Fletcher

  • 01202 962095
  • fletcherk at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer in Nursing
  • Bournemouth House B220, 19 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3LH
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Biography

In 2010 I enlisted in the Australian Regular Army as a Nursing Officer through the Long-Term Schooling Sponsorship Scheme. I completed my Bachelor of Nursing at La Trobe University in 2010 and continued to work in a civilian setting at the Austin Hospital, Melbourne for 2 years post qualification. I worked in a variety of acute and surgical departments, focusing mainly on accident and emergency to develop the skills required for my role in the Army.

In early 2013, I posted to my first active unit - Close Health - which comprised of supporting combat teams and were forefront of the health care provision in the Army. My role within this posting included providing initial battlefield resuscitation and trauma interventions for stabilisation for Medivac, logistical planning for health assets and delivery, primary health care delivery, clinical governance member, and education provision for medics, nursing officers and medical officers. It was in this role that I initially had exposure to the delivery of higher education in the development of the pilot programme 'Skills Maintenance Log Book Training'...

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Research

PhD - An examination of the lived-experiences of nurses deployed into a disaster region and involved in disaster management.

Using Charmaz Grounded Theory to examine the experiences of nurses working in this field.

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Care of the Clients with Acute and Long Term Conditions
  • Managing Complex Conditions
  • Identifying Knowledge for Practice
  • Developing Knowledge for Practice
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Care of the Clients with Acute and Long Term Conditions

Invited Lectures

  • Transport & Logistics - Disaster Management, Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University, 22 Mar 2018 more
  • Health Considerations and Challenges of DM, Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University, 22 Mar 2018 more

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • A lecture/discussion session was requested by a Geograpy teacher at Poole Grammar to relate to the students'work in "disease dilemmas" for their A-Level Geography class. The presentation explored a variety of roles that nurses fill during disaster management, common diseases and conditions, ethical considerations, case studies of personal deployments and question/answer/discussion time.

Qualifications

  • MSc in Critical Care Nursing (La Trobe University, Australia, 2017)
  • BSc (Hons) in Nursing (La Trobe University, Australia, 2010)
  • PGCE in Education and Professional Practice (Bournemouth University, 2019)

Memberships

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