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Neil Johnson
First Name: Neil
Surname: Johnson
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Neil is Head of Undergraduate Studies within the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Robert Gordon University. Neil focuses on management and leadership of the School’s undergraduate programmes ensuring that they meet the requirements of the University, professional, regulatory, statutory bodies as well as key strategic partners. His role encompasses six key areas – academic development group leadership; leading on undergraduate programme management and development; leading the School’s practice learning strategy for undergraduate programmes; participation in key School and University committees and working groups; managing the academic development of  the School’s research and scholarship outputs pertaining to pre-registration programmes; membership of the School senior management team.

Neil’s research and scholarly interests focus upon the translation of research and evidence in clinical practice as well as educational approaches to facilitating teaching and learning in undergraduate nurse education. He has presented at national and international conferences on these themes and has published in a number of journals and texts. He is currently undertaking a Doctorate of Professional Practice exploring research and evidence based practice and the experiences of undergraduate student nurses in practice learning environments.

Key Funding 

NHS Grampian - NHS Endowments Project, 2011.

Research/Scholarship interests

JOHNSON, N. and WIMPENNY, P., 2012. Conference presentation: NHS Grampian NHS Endowments Symposium 2012. Evaluating the Impact of Practice Manuals in NHS Scotland.

DARBYSHIRE, C., POLLOCK, C. and JOHNSON, N., 2012. Conference organising committee and conference presentation: Scottish National Implementation Group (NES) “Innovation in Pre-registration Nurse Education 2012. Student role in education: Ownership and engagement”.

DIACK, L., GOODHAND. K., JOSEPH, S., MORSE, J. and JOHNSON, N., 2011. Presentation: "Peer Teaching of Clinical skills". Research and Development Conference, Scottish Clinical Skills Managed Educational Network. March. Stirling.

EBOH, W., JOHNSON, N., CATTO, S., BRENNAN, A., ASHTON, S., MOWATT, E. and Adams, D., 2010. Poster: “Developing critical analytical skills through a research journal club in undergraduate nurses.” 7th Annual Enhancement Themes Conference. March.  Edinburgh: Herriot Watt University.

GOODHAND, K., TAYLOR, R., JOHNSON, N. et al., 2008. Poster: “Enhancing the First Year of a Pre-Registration Nursing Programme.” Supporting Nursing and Midwifery Recruitment, Selection and Retention Conference, Glasgow.

Teaching Interests

  • Research and evidence informed practice
  • Adult nursing
  • Nursing Dissertation

External Roles

Member of the Scottish Collaboration for the Enhancement of Pre-registration Nursing (SCEPRN).

Member of the National Strategic Group for Practice Learning.

Presentations

Johnson, N. and Wimpenny, P., 2012. Conference presentation: NHS Grampian NHS Endowments Symposium 2012. Evaluating the Impact of Practice Manuals in NHS Scotland.

Darbyshire, C., Pollock, C. and Johnson, N., 2012. Conference organising committee and conference presentation: Scottish National Implementation Group (NES) “Innovation in Pre-registration Nurse Education 2012. Student role in education: Ownership and engagement”.

Diack, L., Goodhand. K., Joseph, S., Morse, J. and Johnson, N., 2011. Presentation: "Peer Teaching of Clinical skills". Research and Development Conference, Scottish Clinical Skills Managed Educational Network. March. Stirling.

Eboh, W., Johnson, N., Catto, S., Brennan, A., Ashton, S., Mowatt, E. and Adams, D., 2010. Poster: “Developing critical analytical skills through a research journal club in undergraduate nurses.” 7th Annual Enhancement Themes Conference. March.  Edinburgh: Herriot Watt University.

Goodhand, K., Taylor, R., Johnson, N. et al., 2008. Poster: “Enhancing the First Year of a Pre-Registration Nursing Programme.” Supporting Nursing and Midwifery Recruitment, Selection and Retention Conference, Glasgow.

Johnson, N., Eboh, W., Mowatt, E., Adams, D. and Martindale S., 2006. Conference presentation: “Teaching research methods to undergraduate student nurses using a blended leaning approach”. Net 2006 Conference, Greys College, University of Durham. September.

Mowatt, E., Johnson, N., Adams, D., Eboh, W. and Martindale, S., 2005. Three posters presented: “Innovative use of Computer Assisted Assessment (CAA) in Nursing and Midwifery Education” : Adams, D., Martindale, S., Eboh, W., Mowatt, E. and Johnson, N. Blended Learning in Nurse/Midwifery Education” : Martindale, S., Adams, D., Johnson, N., Eboh, W. and Mowatt, E. “Evaluation of an Innovative Assessment Strategy in Nurse/Midwifery Education”. 1st Transnational conference of the Blended Learning Institutions Cooperative, Marseille, France, November 2005.

Johnson, N., 2005. Presentation: “The use of online assessment methods in assessing research methods at undergraduate level”. 3rd transnational meeting of the el3 partners (Blended Learning Institutions Cooperative). May. Sienna, Italy.

Johnson, N., 2004. Presentation: “Student nurses’ perceptions of the effectiveness of their programme of study on preparedness to practice”. NET 2004 Conference, Greys College, University of Durham. September.

Publications

JOHNSON, N., 2014. Evidence based practice and research. In: R. TAYLOR, ed. The Essentials of Nursing and Healthcare Research. London: Sage.

JOHNSON, N., 2014. The importance of research for practice. In: R. TAYLOR, ed. The Essentials of Nursing and Healthcare Research. London: Sage.

JOHNSON, N. and TAYLOR, R., 2014. Using research and evidence in practice. In: R. Taylor, ed. The Essentials of Nursing and Healthcare Research. London: Sage.

JOHNSON, N., LIST-IVANKOVIC, J., EBOH, W., 2010. Research and evidence based practice: using a blended approach to teaching and learning in undergraduate nurse education. Nurse Education in Practice, 10(1), pp. 43-47.

WILKINSON J., JOHNSON, N. and WIMPENNY, P., 2010. Models and approaches to inform the impacts of implementation of evidence-based practice. In: D. BICK and I.D. GRAHAM, eds. Evaluating the Impact of Implementing Evidence-Based Practice. Chichester: Wiley and Sons.

IRELAND, J., MARTINDALE, S., JOHNSON, N., 2009. Blended learning in education: effects on knowledge and attitude. British Journal of Nursing, 18(2), pp. 124-130.

WIMPENNY, P., JOHNSON, N., WILKINSON, J., 2008. Beyond implementation-tracing the impact of evidence in practice. World Views on Evidence-Based Nursing, First Quarter, pp. 3-12.

External links

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