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Vickie Howard

Ms Vickie Howard

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing and Mental Health and Wellbeing Programme

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery

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 is the Programme Director of the BSc Apprenticeship Mental Health Nursing Programme. She is a lecturer on the BSc Mental Health Nursing programme and in addition is a lecturer and module leader on the Mental Health and Wellbeing Practitioner Programme in psychologically informed interventions.

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.

BSc Mental Health Nursing programme and BSc Apprenticeship Programme:

Module Link Lecturer for Fundamentals in Professional Practice

Module Team Lecturer for Critical Perspectives in Assessment and Formulation

Module Leader for Practice 3 Mental Health Nursing

BSc Mental Health Nursing legacy 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)

Vickie is also a lecturer in the Clinical Psychology department on the following programme:

Mental Health Wellbeing Practitioner Programme (Level 6/7)

Module Leader: Care Planning

Recent outputs

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Book Chapter

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. In SAGE Research Methods: Cases. Part 2. SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781529709650

Journal Article

"The end justifies the memes": A feminist relational discourse analysis of the role of macro memes in facilitating supportive discussions for victim-survivors of narcissistic abuse

Howard, V., & Adan, A. (2022). “The end justifies the memes”: A feminist relational discourse analysis of the role of macro memes in facilitating supportive discussions for victim-survivors of narcissistic abuse. 00 Journal not listed, 16(4), Article 10. https://doi.org/10.5817/cp2022-4-10

(Gas)lighting Their Way to Coercion and Violation in Narcissistic Abuse; An Autoethnographic Exploration

Howard, V. (2022). (Gas)lighting Their Way to Coercion and Violation in Narcissistic Abuse; An Autoethnographic Exploration. Journal of Autoethnography, 3(1), 84-102. https://doi.org/10.1525/joae.2022.3.1.84

Undergraduate mental health nursing students' reflections in gaining understanding and skills in the critical appraisal of research papers – An exploration of barriers and enablers

Howard, V. (2021). Undergraduate mental health nursing students’ reflections in gaining understanding and skills in the critical appraisal of research papers – An exploration of barriers and enablers. Nurse education in practice, 55, Article 103143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2021.103143

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 informed approaches, pathological relationships, narcissistic abuse, mental health nursing, mental health nursing education, serious incident processes.

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