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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
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  • Location

    2S2.3.25, 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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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 experience working as a Senior staff Nurse in Critical Care and returned to work in Critical Care during the Covid-19 crisis. 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, MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Apprenticeship which provide 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 and contributes to the development of this field through her membership of regional and national Advanced Practice forums, committees and events.

Qualifications

  • MA Learning & Teaching Anglia Ruskin University,

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

  • PhD Health Studies University of Essex,

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)

  • Continuing Professional Development Lead, Health & Human Sciences, University of Essex (2011 - 2017)

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

Other academic

  • Advanced Practice Group member, Council of Deans of health (14/7/2022 - present)

  • Reviewer, Centre for Advancing Practice, Health Education England (25/9/2020 - present)

  • External Examiner, Health & Social Care, University of East Anglia (1/2/2021 - present)

  • Stakeholder Governor, East Suffolk & North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (1/10/2018 - 30/9/2021)

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

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Quality Improvement in Practice (HS909)

  • Person-Centred Care 2 (HS224)

  • Work Based Learning (HS621)

  • Work Based Learning (HS626)

  • Quality Improvement in Practice (HS627)

  • Pharmacological Management of Diabetes - Initiating Therapy and Optimising (HS642)

Publications

Journal articles (3)

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

Scott, V-J., (2022). Evaluating the effectiveness of octenidine-containing wash mitts in reducing infections in intensive care. British Journal of Nursing. 31 (16), 838-843

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

Book chapters (4)

Scott, V-J. and Fazzini, B., Advanced Clinical Practice-At A Glance- Quality Improvement. In: Advanced Clinical Practice- At A Glance. Editors: Hill, B. and Diamond-Fox, S., . Wiley

Scott, V-J. and Diamond-Fox, S., Core Principles of Advanced Practice. In: The Advanced Practitioner: A Framework for Clinical Practice. Editors: Diamond-Fox, S. and Hill, B., . Wiley Publishing

Scott, V-J. and Clift, E., (2022). Professional Development and Transition. In: The Advanced Practitioner: A Framework for Clinical Practic. Editors: Diamond-Fox, S. and Hill, B., . Wiley Publishing

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 (8)

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

Scott, VJ., Research, Brew, Discuss

Scott, V-J., Advanced Clinical Practitioners expectations of the benefits in pursuing this role, and whether these are being realised.

Scott, V-J., Advanced Practice Supervision

Scott, V., (2022). PROTOCOL: What are Advanced Clinical Practitioners expectations of the benefits in pursuing this role, and are they being realised?

Scott, V-J., (2021). 'Advanced Clinical Practice- is it worth it?'

Scott, V-J., (2021). PROTOCOL: What are Advanced Clinical Practitioners expectations of the benefits in pursuing this role, and are they being realised?

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

Reports and Papers (3)

Scott, V., Post-registration consultation; Building on our ambitions for community and public health nursing.

Scott, V-J., (2022). Submission of evidence to the parliamentary inquiry: Workforce: recruitment, training and retention in health and social care

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

Other (1)

Scott, V-J., (2020).Advanced Clinical Practice Blog

Contact

v.j.scott@essex.ac.uk

Location:

2S2.3.25, 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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