Dr Graeme Donald

Lecturer in Nursing

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Academic Teaching

  • Fundamentals of anatomy and physiology for nursing practice 
  • Applied biosciences for nursing practice 
  • Essential skills for nursing 
  • Clinical judgement and decision making
  • Health psychology and behaviour change
  • Managing complex care
  • BNurs dissertation supervisor
  • Masters dissertation supervisor 

 Research Students

  • A. Travers - MRes - What are the barriers and facilitators to advance care planning in adult haematology patients? - Funded by NIHR/HEE - Awarded with Distinction - 2017
  • T. Garcia-Lopez - MRes - The experience of older participants in oncology clinical trials with the use of electronic patient reported outcome measures? - Funded by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust - Projected submission September 2018
  • A. Langstaff - MSc - What are the lived experiences of oncology nurses communicating with people with poor prognosis or at end of life? - submitted November 2020

 Clinical Skills & Simulation Training

  • Basic life support
  • Moving & handling
  • Infection control
  • Woundcare
  • Clinical observations
  • A-E assessment
  • Acute illness management

 Leadership & Achievements

  • Unit lead for Applied Biosciences for Nursing Practice I (2016), developing a new course unit to improve student experience and concentrate on applying theory to practice
  • Delivery of mindfulness meditation sessions to student nurses and midwives, through student support services. Provision based on results from complementary research programme (Nursing Mindfully), demonstrating the potential for profound transformation in participating students