Sandra Sharp

Sandra Sharp

Dr Sandra Sharp

Lecturer

Biography

Dr Sandra Sharp is a registered nurse who has spent over fifteen years working in acute care Scotland and Australia. Her clinical roles included nursing in intensive and coronary care units and latterly working in clinical education and practice development roles. Sandra joined the School of Health and Social Care in August 2015 where she is a lecturer in adult nursing, programme leader for the BSc program and module leader across a range of undergraduate and post graduate modules. Sandra is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

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Fellowships and Awards

  • Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy

 

Date


5 results

Fostering Resilience in others

Book Chapter
Sharp, S. (2019)
Fostering Resilience in others. In Empowerment Strategies for Nurses: Developing Resilience in Practice (181-195). (Second Edition). Springer
This unique resource delivers proven strategies to help nurses overcome stressors and challenges when—and even before—they arise. Featuring seven new chapters and new authors,...

Power plays, passive aggression and compliance: What gets lost when nurses join the team?

Presentation / Conference
Sharp, S. (2019, May)
Power plays, passive aggression and compliance: What gets lost when nurses join the team?. Paper presented at 17th Qualitative Methods Conference
Negative interactions and bullying in the workplace are commonplace and can cause nurses to experience harmful emotions, burnout and increased intention to leave. It is likely...

What is lost when nurses join the team?

Presentation / Conference
Sharp, S., Broadbent, M., & Mcallister, M. (2016, October)
What is lost when nurses join the team?. Paper presented at 2nd Critical Perspectives in Nursing & Healthcare Conference, Sydney, Australia
Most nurses, when asked why they joined the profession, would state ‘to care for people’. Equally, popular discourse depicts nurses as caring and conjures up images of self-sa...

Efficiency and Compassion: Uneasy Bedfellows? The Impact of Workplace Culture on the Provision of Person Centred Care

Presentation / Conference
Sharp, S. (2015, November)
Efficiency and Compassion: Uneasy Bedfellows? The Impact of Workplace Culture on the Provision of Person Centred Care. Paper presented at Australasian Nurse Educators Conference, Auckland, New Zealand
Introduction: Students and qualified nurses often cite a motivation to care for people as their reason for entering the profession. Patients also value human connection and ex...

The vital blend of clinical competence and compassion: How patients experience person-centred care

Journal Article
Sharp, S., McAllister, M., & Broadbent, M. (2015)
The vital blend of clinical competence and compassion: How patients experience person-centred care. Contemporary Nurse, 52(2-3), 300-312. https://doi.org/10.1080/10376178.2015.1020981
Background: Person-centred care is a policy priority for health services seeking to assure the public they provide safe, high-quality care, in keeping with rising consumer exp...

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