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I am a Senior Lecturer in Simulated Learning and Clinical Skills and currently co lead of the final year practice module. My role includes working with the whole team to develop and implement the clinical skills curriculum and simulated learning experiences across the BSc and MSc pre-registration nursing programmes.
My background is in adult nursing, where after working in different clinical areas I found my passion for emergency nursing at St Thomas Hospital London. My last clinical position was as a Senior Sister in St Thomas Hospital A&E department. In 2008, whilst maintaining my Senior Sister role in A&E I started working part time in Medical Education at Kings College London. My role was a clinical skills and communication skills tutor for all years of the MBBS programme. This role gave me opportunities to develop my interest in teaching and learning and the use of simulation pedagogy to develop various learning experiences. My move to Kingston full time facilitated the transition from practice to Nurse Education.
I have particular interest in communication skills and inter/intra professional education and have developed curriculum simulated learning within both these areas. I am currently working on enhancing student engagement with scenario writing for simulations, particularly looking at communication skills.
Senior Lecturer in simulated learning and clinical skills
MA in Clinical Education- My dissertation researched the challenges final year adult students found with communication skills in clinical practice.
Marron, Emily and Apps, Chloe (2014) Undergraduate medicine and physiotherapy problem based learning in a simulated critical care environment. In: 5th ASPiH National Conference: Changing Behaviours: Improving How Humans and Systems Work; 11-13 Nov 2014, Nottingham, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Marron, Emily (2013) Can the use of self-assessment guide students to a more holistic approach to their own ability to achieve safe practical clinical skills delivery? In: King's Learning Institute 7th Annual Excellence in Teaching Conference; 18 Jun 2013, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Fordham-Clarke, C., Bassett, S., Gill, E., Thomas, L., Jaye, P., Richardson, S., Marron, E., Slonina, J., Broughton, S. and O'Neill, B. (2011) Interprofessional clinical simulation in critical care for final year medical, nursing and midwifery trainees. In: Fourth International Clinical Skills Conference: Showcasing Innovation and Evidenced Based Clinical Skills Education and Practice; 22-25 May 2011, Prato, Italy. (Unpublished)