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Mrs Mary Dearing

Lecturer in Learning Disability

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work

Summary

Mary began working at the University in 2003 after having worked as a Registered Nurse Learning Disability in NHS services locally for over 21 years. The majority of her experience in practice was working as a community nurse supporting adults and children with learning disabilities and their families. She also worked for two years as part of an inter-agency team for children with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Mary became a specialist practitioner (community learning disability nursing) in 1999 and completed an MSc Health Professional Studies (Lecturer) in 2009.

Undergraduate

BSc Nursing (Learning Disability) - Skills for Practice - Introduction to Learning Disability Nursing - Learning Disability Nursing Practice 4 - Long Term Conditions and Learning Disability - Learning Disability Nursing Practice 5 - Acute Presentations and Learning Disability - Safe and Competent Learning Disability Nursing BSc Midwifery - Difficult Communication BSc ODP - Sessions on learning disability

Book Chapter

Determining health and social care in adulthood

Dearing, M., & Crickmore, D. (2014). Determining health and social care in adulthood. Intellectual disability in health and social care, 173 - 190. Routledge

Journal Article

Collaboration with service users to develop reusable learning objects: The ROOT to success

Needham, Y., Dearing, M., & Beadle, M. (2012). Collaboration with service users to develop reusable learning objects: The ROOT to success. Nurse education in practice, 12(6), (352 - 355). doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2012.04.005. ISSN 1471-5953

Presentation / Conference

User participation in the development of learning materials for an on line conference

Dearing, M., Needham, Y., & Beadle, M. (2010, September). User participation in the development of learning materials for an on line conference. Paper presented at Networking for Education in Healthcare

The student lifecycle: Engaging past, present and future students

Dearing, M., & Crickmore, D. (2009, June). The student lifecycle: Engaging past, present and future students. Poster presented at Higher Education Academy (HEA) Annual Conference: The Future of the Student Learning Experience