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Mrs Jan Hunter

Nurse Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Health and Social Work

Qualifications

  • BSc (University of Leeds)

Summary

Jan qualified as a Registered General Nurse from the Hull School of Nursing in May 1987. She is qualified as an independent and supplementary V300 prescriber. The last 14 years of her practice has been in the acute oncology setting as a Clinical Nurse Specialist and then as a Community Macmillan Nurse.

She has enhanced clinical skills including advanced venepuncture, cannulation and the insertion of PICC lines using ultrasound guidance, as well as clinical decision making and managerial skills.

Her 31 years of nursing experience encompasses theatres, general medicine, urology, plastics, surgery, chemotherapy, oncology and palliative care.

Jan retains a special interest in chemotherapy, biological and oral anti-cancer agents, and drug development.

Undergraduate

Degree Apprenticeship Registered Nurses and Nursing Associate Apprenticeships

- Medicines Management (Module Leader)

- Ensuring Quality in Healthcare (Module Leader)

- Work-based Learning

- Effective Communication

- Context of Nurse Associate Practice

- Long Term Conditions

- Tissue Viability

- Complexity in Care

- Team Leading in Practice

SSPRD

- Cancer care

Digital Artefact

To tell or not to tell" Honesty and hope in cancer nursing

Hunter, J. (2017). To tell or not to tell? Honesty and hope in cancer nursing

Moving on: The transition from experienced nurse to novice academic

Hunter, J. (2018). Moving on: The transition from experienced nurse to novice academic

Should women at high risk of breast cancer be screened in their 30s"

Hunter, J. (2019). Should women at high risk of breast cancer be screened in their 30s?

Journal Article

Trials and tribulations

Hunter, J. (2008). Trials and tribulations. Cancer Nursing Practice, 7(2), 12-16. https://doi.org/10.7748/cnp.7.2.12.s15

Research interests

Patient experience

Cancer stigma

Transition from clinical practice to academia