Dr Helena De Rezende


Helena is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing at Kingston and St George's University of London. She holds a PhD in Fundamentals and Practices of Management in Nursing, area of concentration Patient Safety and Quality, from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Also a Master Degree in Management of Health Services from Lisbon University Institute, Portugal and a Post-graduation in Critical Care from Unileya Faculty in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Also, she is an Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy.

Helena has more than 20 years of experience as a nurse,  and has worked in different settings of acute care such as Surgical, Nephrology, Intensive Care, and also, has taught more than six years as a lecturer in three different countries: England, Brazil and Portugal.

Academic responsibilities

Senior Lecturer


  • BSc Nursing
  • Msc Management of Health Services
  • Post-Graduation in Critical Care
  • Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • PhD

Teaching and learning

Qualifications and expertise

  • Acute care
  • Critical Care
  • Quality and Safety

Undergraduate courses taught

Postgraduate courses taught


Helena has a number of publications which includes articles, book chapters and poster presentations at International Conferences.

Qualifications and expertise

  • Evidence Based Research
  • Systematic Review
  • Quantitative Research
  • Quality of health services
  • Patient Safety

Areas of specialism

  • Nursing
  • Management and Leadership
  • Quality and Patient Safety

Scholarly affiliations

  • Kingston University
  • School of Nursing, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil


Number of items: 10.


De Rezende, Helena Aparecida, Melleiro, Marta Maria and Shimoda, Gilceria Tochika (2019) Interventions to reduce patient identification errors in the hospital setting : a systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 17(1), pp. 37-42. ISSN (online) 2202-4433

de Rezende, Helena Aparecida and Cocco, Maria Inês Monteiro (2000) A utilização de fitoterapia no cotidiano de uma população rural [The phytoterapy utilization in the rural population routine]. Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP, 36(3), pp. 282-288. ISSN (print) 0080-6234

Book Section

Argenio-Haines, Suzanna, De Rezende, Helena Aparecida and Liewelyn, Rhiannon (2020) Patient comfort and supporting personal hygiene. In: Lister, Sara , Hofland, Justine and Grafton, Hayley, (eds.) The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures. 10th ed. Chichester, U.K. : Wiley Blackwell. pp. 394-445. ISBN 9781119510970

Silva, Magda Aparecida dos Santos, de Rezende, Helena Aparecida and de Macedo, Renata Soares (2019) Curativo de cateter peridural [Epidural catheter dressing]. In: de Barros, Alba Lucia Bottura Leite , Lopes, Juliana de Lima and Morais, Sheila Coelho Ramalho Vasconcelos, (eds.) Procedimentos de enfermagem para a prática clínica [Nursing procedures for clinical practice]. Porto Alegre, Brazil : Artmed Editora. pp. 317-326. ISBN 9788582715710

de Rezende, Helena Aparecida and Duarte, Alzira da Conceição Silva (2017) A influência da liderança na promoção de comportamentos de cidadania organizacional entre enfermeiros [The influence of leadership in the promotion of organizational citizenship behaviours among nurses]. In: Parreira, Pedro , Mónico, Lisete and Carvalho, Carla, (eds.) Liderança e seus efeitos [Leadership and its effects]. Coimbra, Portugal : Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Coimbra. pp. 27-48. ISBN 9789899942660

Conference or Workshop Item

De Rezende, Helena (2019) The role of simulation and clinical skills in pre qualifying nursing education : a case report. In: 25th World Nursing and Healthcare Conference : Current Challenges and Innovations in Nursing Education and Healthcare; 11-12 Jul 2019, Vienna, Austria. (Unpublished)

Galaverna, Renato Jose, Rezende, Helena Aparecida and Garzin, Ana Claudia Alcantara (2017) Absenteismo entre trabalhadores de enfermagem em unidades de pronto atendimento [Absenteeism among nursing workers in emergency care units]. In: QualiHosp - Congresso Internacional de Qualidade em Serviços e Sistemas de Saúde [QualiHosp - International Congress of Quality in Healthcare Services]; 20-22 May 2017, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Rezende, Helena, Piccolo, Josiane, Yano, Kare and Ferreira, Ana Carolina (2016) Percepção dos acadêmicos de enfermagem sobre a segurança do paciente [Perceptions of nursing undergraduate students about patient safety]. In: II Congresso Nacional Científico dos Enfermeiros – CONCE [2nd National Scientific Congress of Nurses - CONCE]; 20-23 Sep 2016, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Unpublished)

de Rezende, Helena Aparecida and Piccolo, Josiane (2016) Saúde do trabalhador e dimensionamento de pessoal em enfermagem : uma reflexão [Occupational health and size of nursing team : a reflection]. In: II Congresso Nacional Científico dos Enfermeiros – CONCE [2nd National Scientific Congress of Nurses - CONCE]; 20-23 Sep 2016, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Unpublished)

de Rezende, Helena Aparecida and da Silva, Rosilene (2015) A enfermagem em um mundo globalizado : relato de experiencia [Nursing in the global world : report of experience]. In: 67º CBEn : Congresso Brasileiro de Enfermagem [67th CBEn : Brazilian Nursing Congress]; 27-30 Oct 2015, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Unpublished)

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