Vickie Howard

Ms Vickie Howard

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Faculty and Department

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

Qualifications

  • PGDip (University of Nottingham)
  • PGDip (University of Nottingham)
  • PGDip (Middlesex University London)
  • MSc (Middlesex University London)
  • PGDip
  • MA (University of Nottingham)
  • MA (Lancaster University)
  • PCAP (University of Hull)

Summary

Vickie has worked in a variety of mental health settings, including posts as a matron and service manager in acute inpatient care, community mental health, perinatal mental health and rehabilitation and recovery settings.

Before joining the University of Hull as a lecturer in June 2016, Vickie worked as a serious incident investigator and learning lessons facilitator in Cumbria. Vickie became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in April 2019.

Undergraduate

BSc Mental Health Nursing programme:

Module Leader for: 500807 - The Craft of Mental Health Nursing Across the Lifespan (1)

400599 - Practice 3

Mental Health Lead for 400591 - Skills for Practice.

Vickie also teaches on the following modules for this programme:

500809 - The Craft of Mental Health Nursing Across the Lifespan (2)

400598 - Values Based Mental Health Nursing

601249 - Professional Role

Vickie additionally teaches on the following programmes:

Paramedic Science (500607 - Clinical Practice Education 2)

BSc Midwifery (601505 - Becoming a Midwife)

Associate Practitioner Programme (47090 - Effective Communication)

BA Social Work (400850 - Becoming a research minded practitioner)

Recent outputs

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Digital Artefact

Conducting a mixed methods study to explore staff perceptions in providing care to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use

Howard, V. (2020). Conducting a mixed methods study to explore staff perceptions in providing care to individuals with co-occurring mental health problems and illicit substance use

Journal Article

Recognising narcissistic abuse and the implications for mental health nursing practice

Howard, V. (2019). Recognising narcissistic abuse and the implications for mental health nursing practice. Issues in mental health nursing, 40(8), 644-654. https://doi.org/10.1080/01612840.2019.1590485

Blunted stress reactivity is a distinctive feature in clinically depressed patients

Alfred, L., & Howard, V. (2019). Blunted stress reactivity is a distinctive feature in clinically depressed patients. Evidence-Based Nursing, 22(3), 73-73. https://doi.org/10.1136/ebnurs-2018-103001

Factors influencing adequate and effective clinical supervision for inpatient mental health nurses’ personal and professional development. An integrative review

Howard, V., & Eddy-Imishue, G. K. (in press). Factors influencing adequate and effective clinical supervision for inpatient mental health nurses’ personal and professional development. An integrative review. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12604

Research interests

Trauma, narcissistic abuse, mental health nursing, mental health nursing education, serious incident processes.