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Dr. Brian Sharvin RGN, RNT, Bsc Hons, MSc, EdD.

Title:

Lecturer

School/ Department:

Health Sciences - Nursing & Healthcare

Telephone:

+353 0 51845559

Room Name/ Num:

216 O'Connell Bianconi - Health Sciences Building

Campus:

Main Campus

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My Biography

I am a lecturer in the Department of Nursing at WIT. I originally trained as a Registered General Nurse at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast with post registration experience in General medicine, Haematology and Orthopaedic Trauma.  I completed my honours degree at the University of Hull with a combined Diploma in Adult Education and have a Master’s degree from the University of Manchester and Doctorate in Education from the University of Derby. I have been involved in both Post Graduate and Undergraduate education for over 30 years and I have previous work experience as a Kings Fund Quality Facilitator at the London Clinic and as a Co-ordinator for National Vocational Qualifications in Health Care at the Middlesex Hospital Trust.

Research

My interest areas include;

Student Learning and Assessment

Clinical Competence Acquisition

Leadership and Management

Quality Improvement in health Care

I have supervised students to Masters Level across a number of areas including Public Health, Acute and Chronic Health Care

Research Papers

Sharvin B (2003) A Descriptive Survey Investigating The Nature And Effects Of Paid Part-Time Work On Academic Performance Among General Student Nurses In One Irish Teaching Hospital.

Sharvin B (2016) Theory-Practice Integration for Clinical Skills Competence among undergraduate nursing students in Ireland: A Mixed Methods Study

Publications

Mlinar Reljić, N.,Mateja,L., Sharvin, B., Vrbnjak, D and Strauss, M  (2017) Assessment of Clinical nursing competencies Stiglic, G (Ed) (2017) Teaching and Learning in Nursing, Intech Open.com., ISBN 978-953-51-5295-8.

Fijačko, N., Fekonja, Z., Štiglic,G., Sharvin, B., Denny, M and Pajnkihar,M, Using Content Validity for the Development of Objective Structured Clinical Examination Check-Lists in a Slovenian Undergraduate Nursing Program, Stiglic, G (Ed) Forthcoming (2017) Teaching and Learning in Nursing, Intech Open.com., ISBN 978-953-51-5295-8.

Conference Papers

Date

Title

Conference

Location

June 2016

Assessment of Clinical Nursing Competencies: Literature Reviw

International Scientific ConferenceResearch and Education in Nursing

 

Maribor, Slovenia

May, 2011

Using Self Assessment to Develop Clinical Skills Competence: A Case Study Analysis

Fourth International Clinical Skills Conference

Prato,

Italy

Sept 2010

Student Nurses Clinical Skills Competence: The Development of a Self-Rating Scale

Florence Nightingale Centenary Celebration

Dublin Castle

Jan 2010

Using Self Assessment to Develop Nurses’ Clinical Skills Competence: A Case Study Analysis

New Horizons Conference:

University of Derby,

Nov 2008

Student Nurses Clinical Skills Competence: The Development of a Self-Rating Scale.

9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference

Trinity College Dublin

November 2005

Part-time Work and its effect on student learning

6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference

Trinity College Dublin

March 2004

The perceived effects of part-time work on academic performance among student nurses in one Irish teaching hospital

The 2004 International Nursing Research Conference

Cambridge