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Karen Rawlings-Anderson

Senior Lecturer

School of Health Sciences, Division of Nursing

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Contact

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MG22, Myddelton Street Building

Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

About

Overview

Karen is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing . She joined City, University of London in 1991 and prior to this worked in London and West Sussex. She has had a variety of roles since joining City, University of London .
Karen's main teaching interests are professional nursing issues, clinical decision making, medicines management , acute care and clinical skills. Karen has extensive experience of developing and managing programmes for both pre- and post-registration nurses. Her current research interest relates to the evaluation of simulation in nursing education and inter-professional learning.

Qualifications

  1. MSc Nursing, University of London, United Kingdom, 1990 – 1992
  2. Diploma in Nursing Education, Institute of Advanced Nursing , RCN, United Kingdom, 1988 – 1989
  3. Registered Nurse, Nursing and Midwifery Council, United Kingdom, 1982
  4. BSc (Hons) Social policy, University of London, United Kingdom, 1977 – 1980

Administrative role

  1. University Appeals Panel

Employment

  1. Senior Lecturer Adult Nursing, City, University of London, 1991 – present

Fellowships

  1. Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Memberships of professional organisations

  1. Member, Royal College of Nursing

Award

  1. City, University of London 2010-2011 Moodle Champion prize in School of Health Sciences

Research

Research overview

Karen's current research interest lies in the evaluation of technology enabled academic practice. She is currently taking part in a team project that aims to evaluate the blended approach to learning and teaching adopted for the PG Diploma in Nursing.

Research areas

- Evaluative educational research

Current and recently completed grants / Activities

Internal LDC grant awarded November 2012: 'Finding the Blend': An evaluation of the balance between online and face to face learning and teaching in a blended curriculum

Publications

Books (2)

  1. Nicol, M., Bavin, C., Cronin, P., Rawlings-Anderson, K., Cole, E. and Hunter, J. (2012). Essential Nursing Skills. Mosby Limited. ISBN 978-0-7234-3777-2.
  2. Nicol, M., Bavin, C., Cronin, C. and Rawlings-Anderson, K. (2008). Essential Nursing Skills. London: Mosby Elsevier.

Conference papers and proceedings (2)

  1. Rawlings-Anderson, K. and Sumner, N. (2015). MOVING FORWARD WITH A BLENDED LEARNING CURRICULUM: A CASE STUDY IN COLLABORATION.
  2. Rawlings-Anderson, K., Perovic, N. and Sumner, N. (2013). 'FINDING THE BLEND': AN EVALUATION OF THE BALANCE BETWEEN ONLINE AND FACE TO FACE LEARNING AND TEACHING IN A BLENDED CURRICULUM.

Journal articles (16)

  1. Reid-Searl, K., Levett-Jones, T., Lapkin, S., Jakimowicz, S., Hunter, J. and Rawlings-Anderson, K. (2020). Evaluation of the ‘Empathic Care of a Vulnerable Older Person’ e-simulation. Nurse Education Today, 88. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104375.
  2. Hunter, J., Rawlings-Anderson, K., Lindsay, T., Bowden, T. and Aitken, L.M. (2018). Exploring student nurses’ attitudes towards those who are obese and whether these attitudes change following a simulated activity. Nurse Education Today, 65, pp. 225–231. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2018.03.013.
  3. Rawlings-Anderson, K., Perovic, N. and Sumner, N. (2014). Project report: Evaluation of two post-graduate pre-registration nursing modules ‘Finding the Blend’: An evaluation of the balance between online and face to face learning and teaching in a blended curriculum. Learning at City Journal, 4(1), pp. 41–52.
  4. Manning, A., Cronin, P., Monaghan, A. and Rawlings-Anderson, K. (2009). Supporting students in practice: An exploration of reflective groups as a means of support. Nurse Educ Pract, 9(3), pp. 176–183. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2008.07.001.
  5. Hunter, J. and Rawlings-Anderson, K. (2008). Respiratory assessment. Nurs Stand, 22(41), pp. 41–43. doi:10.7748/ns2008.06.22.41.41.c6576.
  6. Rawlings-Anderson, K. and Hunter, J. (2008). Monitoring pulse rate. Nurs Stand, 22(31), pp. 41–43.
  7. Rawlings-Anderson, K. and Hunter, J. (2008). Monitoring pulse rate. Nursing Standard, 22(31), pp. 41–43.
  8. Noble, H., Kelly, D., Rawlings-Anderson, K. and Meyer, J. (2007). A concept analysis of renal supportive care: the changing world of nephrology. J Adv Nurs, 59(6), pp. 644–653. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2007.04383.x.
  9. Noble, H., Kelly, D., Rawlings-Anderson, K. and Meyer, J. (2007). A concept analysis of renal supportive care: The changing world of nephrology. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 59(6), pp. 644–653. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2007.04383.x.
  10. Rawlings-Anderson, K. (2004). Assessing the cultural and religious needs of older people. Nurs Older People, 16(8), pp. 29–33. doi:10.7748/nop2004.11.16.8.29.c2343.
  11. Rawlings-Anderson, K. and Johnson, K. (2003). Myocardial infarction and older people. Nurs Older People, 15(6), pp. 29–34. doi:10.7748/nop2003.09.15.6.29.c2271.
  12. Rawlings-Anderson, K. (2002). Heart failure and older people. Nurs Older People, 14(6), pp. 23–29. doi:10.7748/nop2002.09.14.6.23.c2221.
  13. Rawlings-Anderson, K. (2001). Working with older people from minority ethnic groups. Nurs Older People, 13(5), pp. 21–26. doi:10.7748/nop2001.07.13.5.21.c2184.
  14. Nicol, M., Bavin, C., Bedford-Turner, S., Cronin, P. and Rawlings-Anderson, K. (2000). 3. Nutrition and hydration: feeding adults. Nurs Stand, 14(46), p. 2.
  15. Nicol, M., Bavin, C., Bedford-Turner, S., Cronin, P. and Rawlings-Anderson, K. (2000). 1. Taking blood pressure. Nurs Stand, 14(38), p. 2.
  16. Platzer, H. and Rawlings-Anderson, K. (1991). Sexist language--why fuss? Nurs Stand, 5(22), pp. 54–56. doi:10.7748/ns.5.22.54.s62.

Education

Modules taught on

- NM2761
- NM2711
- NM2728/3710
- NM2731/3713
- NMM001
- NM3001
- HSM001
- HSM101
- HSM132
- HSM201
- HS1011
- HS1002
- HS1021
- HS2132

Other Activities

Editorial activity

  1. Johnson, K and Rawlings-Anderson, K. (eds) (2007) Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Event/conference

  1. 'Finding the Blend' : An evaluation of the balance between online and face to face learning and teaching in a blended curriculum. London (2013).
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