Nursing a Pandemic: The Future of Nursing
29 Jul 2021 17:30 - 19:00
In the 7th event in this series, we will look at the student experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many nursing students stepped up to complete their degrees on paid placements, providing essential support during the public health emergency. Others had to adapt to the challenges of remote learning, and an abrupt end to practical experience; some were forced to isolate due to their own health conditions. All of these students faced a unique set of challenges.
The interviewer is Cyzel Gomes, a second year student nurse in adult nursing and RCN Student Committee member for the South East.
- James Savage. James is a student mental health nurse. In 2020, he helped to lead a care team during a major outbreak in a nursing home and was subsequently redeployed to an acute mental health ward within the NHS. He is the RCN Student Committee member for North West England.
- Brian Webster-Henderson. Brian is a Professor of Nursing and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Health, Environment & Innovation). He is Chair of the Council of Deans of Health UK, which represents the university sector across the whole of the UK. He works at the highest level of strategic discussions on issues such as workforce, curriculum design, research and policy.
Each virtual event takes the form of live interviews with nursing and healthcare staff and students, followed by a Q&A. The interviews will be recorded and added to the RCN archive, making sure these experiences are recorded for posterity.
This event is open to all, and will take place online. Please sign up to attend and the link to join will be circulated in advance.
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