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Sam Pearson

Nursing and Allied Health

Faculty of Health

Sam is a registered mental health nurse and non-medical prescriber who has working in a range of clinical settings across community, forensic, acute and urgent care.

He has worked in higher education for a number of years teaching both pre and post registration programmes. Across these provisions he has delivered content to nurses, nursing associates, paramedics, midwives, medics, occupational therapist and radiographers at various stages of their careers. On subjects including Mental Health, Assessment, Treatment, Evidence based Intervention, Care Planning, Risk Assessment, Pharmacology, Psycho-Pharmacology, non-Pharmacological Approaches, Frailty, Practice Learning, Quality of life, Simulation & Clinical Skills, Safer Prescribing and Evidence based practice.

Within Higher Education Sam has developed BSc programmes in Contemporary Mental Health and supported the development and validation of Non-Medical Prescribing with the NMC, HCPC & GPhC.

He is currently undertaking a Doctorate in Professional Studies, and has research interests in psychological wellbeing, mental health and gender identify. Sam has previously published articles on the NMC Standards for Education and the role of Advanced Practitioners within Speciality settings. He has also published book chapters relating to on quality of life and non-pharmacological approach in non-medical prescribing.

Degrees

2012, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BA (Hons)
2004, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BSc (Hons)

Academic appointments

Interim Principal Lecturer in Practice Learning, School of Nursing & Advanced Practice, Liverpool John Moores University, 2023 - present
Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, School of Nursing & Advanced Practice, Liverpool John Moores University, 2023 - present
External Examiner, Non Medical Prescribing, University of Chester, 2021 - 2023
Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice, Post Graduate Medical Education, Edge Hill University, 2021 - 2022
Lecturer in Nurse Education, School of Nursing, Edge Hill University, 2020 - 2021
Practice Education Lecturer, Nurse Education, Edge Hill University, 2018 - 2019

Postgraduate training

Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching Higher Education, United Kingdom, Edge Hill University, 2019 - 2020
Non-Medical Prescribing (V300), United Kingdom, Edge Hill University, 2015 - 2016
Mentorship in Professional Practice, United Kingdom, Edge Hill University, 2013 - 2013

Journal article

Bifarin O, Collier‐Sewell F, Smith G, Moriarty J, Shephard H, Andrews L, Pearson S, Kasperska M. 2024. Standards of proficiency for registered nurses—To what end? A critical analysis of contemporary mental health nursing within the United Kingdom context Nursing Inquiry, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Wallymahmed M, Pearson S. 2022. Should Diabetes specialist Nurses be Advanced Clinical Practitioners? Journal of Diabetes Nursing, 26 :225-225 Publisher Url Public Url

Pearson S, Wallymahmed M. 2020. The new NMC standards: Changes to student supervision and assessment Journal of diabetes nursing, 24 :136-136 Publisher Url Public Url

Pearson S, Wallymahmed M. 2020. The new NMC standards: Changes to student supervision and assessment Journal of Diabetes Nursing, 24 :1-5

Morgan L, Pearson S, Routledge B. 2012. Speaking from experience. Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), 26 :64 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Chapters

Pearson S. 2022. Non Pharmacological Approaches Hill B, Mitchell A, Peate I. Independent and Supplementary Prescribing At a Glance John Wiley & Sons 9781119837930

Pearson S. 2022. Quality of Life Independent and Supplementary Prescribing At a Glance John Wiley & Sons 9781119837930

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