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Tracey Bowden (née Gibson)

Senior Lecturer

School of Health Sciences, Division of Nursing

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MG22, Myddelton Street Building

Postal Address

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

About

Overview

Tracey is a senior lecturer in adult nursing specialising in cardiac care. Tracey trained in Ayrshire and Arran College of Nursing and Midwifery before starting work as a staff nurse in the coronary care unit of the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Paisley. She moved to London to London in 1998 to undertake a cardiac rotation programme. She then worked in a variety of roles within Barts and the London NHS Trust including cardiac research coordinator and senior sister of Harvey ward (coronary care / interventional cardiology). Tracey joined City University in 2005 as a full time lecturer. Tracey has continued to maintain her interest in cardiology through her role as link lecturer for the cardiac wing at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and her role on the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. Tracey’s main teaching interests are cardiac care, medicines management and clinical skills

Qualifications

  1. PGDip, City, University of London, United Kingdom, Jan 2008
  2. Advanced Life Support Instructor (Generic Instructor), Resuscitation Council, United Kingdom, 2004
  3. BSc, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom, Jan 2003
  4. MSc, University of Brighton, United Kingdom, Jan 2002
  5. ENB 254 Cardiac Nursing, City, University of London, United Kingdom, 2000
  6. Diploma, Ayrshire & Arran School of Nursing and Midwifery, Scotland, Mar 1994 – Mar 1997

Administrative roles

  1. Module leadership of pre registration and CPD modules
  2. Senior Personal Tutor (Adult)
  3. Route leader for the BSc Specialist Studies (Cardiac Care)
  4. University academic misconduct panel
  5. Route leader for the BSc Specialist Studies (Cardiac Care)

Employment

  1. Senior Lecturer in Cardiac Care, City University London, Aug 2010 – present
  2. External Examiner, Teesside University, Apr 2010 – Apr 2014
  3. Lecturer in Adult Nursing, City University London, Aug 2005 – Aug 2010
  4. Senior Sister / Ward Manager, Barts & The London NHS Trust, Dec 2003 – Jul 2005
  5. Cardiac Research Coordinator, Barts & The London NHS Trust, Jan – Nov 2003
  6. Junior Sister, Barts & The London NHS Trust, Feb 2002 – Jan 2003
  7. Senior Staff Nurse, Barts & The London NHS Trust, May 2001 – Feb 2002
  8. Experienced Staff Nurse (E grade equivalent), St George's, University of London, Nov 2000 – May 2001
  9. Staff Nurse (E Grade) CCU / Angiography, The London Chest Hospital, London, Barts & The London NHS Trust, Jul 1999 – Nov 2000
  10. Staff Nurse (D Grade) cardiac rotation, Barts & The London NHS Trust, Nov 1998 – Jul 1999
  11. Staff Nurse (D Grade) Ward 8 (CCU/cardiology),, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Mar 1997 – Nov 1998

Memberships of professional organisations

  1. Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
  2. Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC)
  3. British Association for Nurses in Cardiovascular Care (BANCC)

Award

  1. City, University of London (2011) Support for students: Excellent contribution to the student experience

Research

Research overview

In March 2009 Tracey was awarded £20,000 funding from CETL to undertake a project called 'Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Simulation: Evaluating the effectiveness of web-based video feedback'.

Publications

Chapters (3)

  1. Bowden, T. and McLeod, A. (2010). The patient in haemodynamic compromise leading to renal dysfunction. In McGloin, S. and McLeod, A. (Eds.), Advanced practice in critical care: A case study approach Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 978-1-4051-8565-3.
  2. Gibson, T. (2007). Interventional cardiology for coronary heart disease. In Johnson, K. and Rawlings-Anderson, K. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing (pp. 157–183). Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-857072-1.
  3. Bowden, S. and Gibson, T. (2007). Electrophysiology. In Johnson, K. and Rawlings-Anderson, K. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing (pp. 321–332). Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-857072-1.

Conference paper/proceedings

  1. Bowden, T. (2010). Web-based video and feedback in the teaching of cardio-pulmoary resuscitation. Fourth International Clinical Skills Conference 22-25 May, Prato, Tuscany, Italy.

Journal articles (15)

  1. 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.
  2. Bowden, T. and Smith, D. (2017). An overview of adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation equipment. Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), 31(23), pp. 54–63. doi:10.7748/ns.2017.e10461.
  3. Bowden, T., Rowlands, A., Buckwell, M. and Abbott, S. (2012). Web-based video and feedback in the teaching of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Nurse Educ Today, 32(4), pp. 443–447. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2011.04.003.
  4. Bowden, T., Rowlands, A., Buckwell, M. and Abbott, S. (2012). Web-based video and feedback in the teaching of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Nurse Education Today, 32(4), pp. 443–447. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2011.04.003.
  5. Bowden, T. (2011). In-hospital resuscitation: 2010 guidelines in practice. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 6(5), pp. 234–238.
  6. Campbell, C. and Bowden, T. (2011). Peripheral vascular access devices: care and maintenance. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 6(3), pp. 132–140.
  7. Bowden, T. (2010). A practical guide to peripheral cannulation. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 5(3), pp. 124–131.
  8. Bowden, T. (2010). Venepuncture: A practical guide. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 5(2), pp. 66–71.
  9. Bowden, T. (2009). Evidence-based care for patients undergoing coronary angiography. British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing), 18(13). doi:10.12968/bjon.2009.18.13.43193.
  10. Bowden, T. and Rotgans, M. (2008). Implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy: An overview. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 3(10), pp. 456–462.
  11. Bowden, T. (2008). Achieving haemostasis after femoral access: alternatives to manual (digital) compression. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 3(9), pp. 408–415.
  12. Gibson, T. (2008). A practical guide to external direct current cardioversion. Nursing Standard, 22(37), pp. 45–50.
  13. Gibson, T. (2008). A practical guide to external cardiac pacing. Nursing Standard, 22(20), pp. 45–48.
  14. Gibson, T. (2006). Removal of femoral arterial sheaths: A practical guide. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 1(6), pp. 264–269.
  15. Gibson, T. (2006). Factors determining diagnosis and admission of Bangladeshis with coronary symptoms. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 1(1), pp. 42–47.

Education

Modules taught on

Pre-registration

- NM2731/3713 Evaluating and Disseminating Adult Nursing Practice
- NM2761 Year 2 FACT & ABS Adult
- HS1011 Foundations of relationship centred practice
- HS1021 Developing Relationship-Centred Care in professional practice
- HS1002 Simulated Practice: Introducing Clinical Practice
- HSM001 Relationship-Centred Care
- HSM101 Engaging in Practice: Introducing Clinical Practice
- HS2132 Experiencing acute care, diagnostics and treatment (adult) (module leader)
- HSM132 Experiencing Acute Care, Diagnostics & Treatment (Adult)

CPD

- NM3010 12-lead ECG and its use in patient assessment (module leader)
- NM3257 Core Skills in cardiac care (module leader)
- NM3258 Specialist role development in cardiac care (module leader)

Short Courses

- NMS002 Venepuncture and cannulation for qualified nurses
- NMS081 Venepuncture for healthcare support workers and allied health professionals

Other Activities

Clinical activity

  1. Link Lecturer, St Bartholomew's Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust)

Editorial activity (2)

  1. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, Editorial Board.
  2. Nursing Standard, Reviewer.

Events/conferences (4)

  1. Bowden T. & Rowlands A. Web based video and feedback in the teaching of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia (2013).
    Description: Fifteenth Ottawa Conference. Assessment of Competence in Medicine and the Healthcare Professions
  2. Bowden T. & Abbott S. Web based video and feedback in the teaching of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. City University London, London (2012).
    Description: Learning at City Conference
  3. Bowden T. & Rowlands A. Web based video and feedback in the teaching of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Monash University, Prato, Tuscany (2011).
    Description: Fourth International Clinical Skills. Showcasing innovation and evidence based clinical skills education and practice
  4. Gibson. Earls Court, London (2007).
    Description: Nursing Times Conference, Basic Life Support: An update on the 2005 guidelines

Online articles (4)

  1. Blood pressure measurement. The Korotkoff sounds: What are you listening for? (tutorial). (2009). Created by Bowden T. and Mahoney P.

    Available at http://www.cetl.org.uk/learning/tutorials.html
  2. Cardipulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)(quiz). (2008). Created by Gibson T., Cole E. and McLeod A.

    Available at http://www.cetl.org.uk/learning/test.html
  3. Cardipulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) (tutorial). (2008). Created by Gibson T., Cole E. and McLeod A.

    Available at http://www.cetl.org.uk/learning/tutorials.html
  4. Blood Glucose Monitoring (tutorial). (2007). Created by Gibson T.

    Available at http://www.cetl.org.uk/learning/tutorials.html

Other

  1. External Examiner, Teeside University.