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Vikki-Jo Scott

Senior Lecturer
School of Health and Social Care
Postgraduate Research Student
School of Health and Social Care
 Vikki-Jo Scott
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874487

  • Location

    2S2.4.11, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    CPD students (potential or current) can contact me via the cpd@essex.ac.uk email address or v.j.scott@essex.ac.uk to arrange a telephone/ zoom/ face to face appointment to discuss their pathways, CPD studies or general career advice.

Profile

Biography

Vikki-Jo was a Dean of School for Health & Social Care (formerly Health & Human Sciences) and Head of Department since 2013 until January 2020. She is a Registered Nurse with a background in Critical Care Nursing. Since working in academia she has focused on Continuing Professional Development for Health and Social Care professionals. This includes leading the MSc in Health Care Practice and the Advanced Clinical Practice Apprenticeship which provides a flexible, modular route for health professionals undertaking post-registration education in their field of clinical practice. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy with a Masters in Learning and Teaching. She is currently undertaking a PhD focussed on Advanced Clinical Practice as well as returning to clinical practice to work in Critical Care during the Covid-19 crisis.

Qualifications

  • MA Learning & Teaching Anglia Ruskin University,

  • BSc (Hons) Specialist Nursing Practice (Adult) Anglia Polytechnic University, (1998)

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Dean of School, Health & Social Care, University of Essex (1/8/2018 - 31/12/2019)

  • Head of School, Health & Social Care, University of Essex (30/9/2013 - 31/7/2019)

  • Deputy Head, Health & Human Sciences, University of Essex (1/4/2013 - 30/9/2013)

  • Director of Teaching & Learning, School of Health & Human Sciences, University of Essex (1/8/2010 - 30/9/2013)

Other academic

  • Stakeholder Governor, East Suffolk & North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (1/10/2018 - present)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Advanced Clinical Practice

The study of advanced clinical practice and Advanced Clinical Practitioners as defined by the national multi-professional framework for ACP in England https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/advanced-clinical-practice/multi-professional-framework

Continuing Professional Development

Training and education of health and social care professionals post qualification/ registration.

Key words: CPD

Publications

Journal articles (2)

Scott, V-J., The benefits of ‘Advanced Clinical Practice’ (ACP) training and education for key stakeholders. A systematic, mixed-method, literature review.. British Journal of Nursing

Scott, V-J., (2021). Advanced Clinical Practice-Is it worth the bureaucracy?. British Journal of Nursing. 30 (2), 109-109

Book chapters (1)

Porteous-Butler, V. and Janet Holt, (2010). Ethical Dilemmas in Assessment. In: Contemporary Issues in Assessment in Health Sciences and Practice Education. Editors: Hammick, M. and Reid, C., . Higher Education Academy. 0955634350. 9780955634352

Conferences (1)

Scott, V., (2020). Advancing Practice - Taking Centre Stage (Health Education England 2020 Advanced practice Conference)

Reports and Papers (1)

Scott, VJ., (2020). Health and social care system and COVID-19: What are experts concerned about?

Contact

v.j.scott@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874487

Location:

2S2.4.11, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

CPD students (potential or current) can contact me via the cpd@essex.ac.uk email address or v.j.scott@essex.ac.uk to arrange a telephone/ zoom/ face to face appointment to discuss their pathways, CPD studies or general career advice.

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