Kate Goodhand
Title: Mrs.
First Name: Kate
Surname: Goodhand
Position: Adult Lecturer / Teaching Fellow
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 262965
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Kate leads the Return to Practice course for nurses which includes collaborative models with NHS Grampian, NHS Orkney, NHS Shetland as well as private health care organisations. She acts as a course moderator for the BSc Paramedic Practice – Remote and Hazardous Environments hosted by Outreach Rescue Medics Skills (ORMS).

Duties and Responsibilities

Kate is the School of Nursing and Midwifery coordinator for moving and handling and SIPCEP. She facilitates ALERT courses. Kate is a member of the internal review panel for the fellowship of the HEA and a committee member for the annual university staff teaching and learning conference.

Academic Background

  • Post graduate Certificate (TLT) and (FE)
  • Masters in Nursing
  • Working towards Doctorate in Professional Practice.
  • Simulation and clinical skills development
  • Patient safety: numeracy and medicines management
  • Development of effective feedback

Research Interests

  • Simulation and clinical skills development
  • Development of effective feedback

Current Research

ROBERTS, F. and GOODHAND, K., 2018. [in press]. Scottish healthcare students’ perceptions of an interprofessional ward simulation: an exploratory descriptive study. Nursing & Health Sciences.

Professional Memberships

  • Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy
  • Royal College of Nursing
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (level 1 and NT)
  • Scottish Clinical Skills Network
  • Scottish Manual Handling Forum
  • Association Simulated Practice in Health Care

External / Professional Roles

Kate is a reviewer for NES: Cleanliness Champion Programme 2010-2011, Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education Pathway reviewer (SIPCEP) 2016-2017. She is member of the NHS Grampian policy review group and also reviews articles for Nursing Education Today.