Dr Louise McCallum
- Senior Lecturer, Nursing & Health Care School (Nursing & Health Care)
Louise McCallum is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing and the Depute Head of the Nursing & Healthcare School. She is Programme Director for the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) responsible for curriculum development and management and maintaining quality on the undergraduate programme. Louise is the course lead for the Acute & Critical Care course on the MSc (Med Sci) Advanced Practice in Health Care and she supervises undergraduate and postgraduate dissertation students at the University of Glasgow and on the Singapore Institute of Technology-University of Glasgow Nursing programme.
Pedagogical interests are around clinical skills teaching, simulation, interprofessional learning opportunities and the use of interactive learning technologies that enhance knowledge of life sciences in undergraduate nurse education.
Louise's clinical experiences are within critical care where she worked in a variety of different intensive and critical care environments across the United Kingdom, including King’s College Hospital, University Hospital Birmingham (UHB) NHS Trust and NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Crosshouse Hospital.
- PhD in Nursing & Midwifery, Dundee University, 2022.
- MSc in Health Sciences (Critical Care), University of Birmingham, 2005.
- Bachelor of Nursing, University of Glasgow, 1998.
- PGCert in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, UWS, 2012.
- N15 Principles of Hepatology & Liver Transplantation, University of Central England, 2003.
- ENB 100 General Intensive Care Course (Adult), Kings College London, 2001
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Nursing & Midwifery Council Approved Teacher Preparation Programme.
- Nursing & Midwifery Council (Adult Nurse) with Specialist Practitioner Award
PhD entitled 'Work related stress and wellbeing in critical care nurses and their relationship with patient safety'. This project determines the prevalence of work-related stress, its antecedents, and its consequences for Critical Care Nurses (CCN) wellbeing and patient safety. This PhD is underpinned with the Job Demand-Resources model (Demerouti et al, 2001), and it has three-phases, including two systematic literature reviews, a feasibility study and a main study consisting of a national cross-sectional survey of CCNs working in NHS Scotland prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Peer reviewer for Intensive & Critical Care Nursing Journal & British Journal of Nursing.
2015 - College of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing PhD Annual Student Symposium, 2nd Prize in non-lab based category for Research Poster on ‘Integrative Review of CCN Work-related Stress and Wellbeing Findings’ http://graduate.cmdn.dundee.ac.uk/annual-symposium-1
2014 - 2016 Selected to attend European Academy of Nursing Science Early Career Researchers Summer Schools on Complex Interventions in Health (3 year Programme) Summer 2013-16. Collaboration with nurse researchers/academics from over 20 European countries. Refer to http://european-academy-of-nursing-science.com/find-out-about-membership/ Publication of participation in group debate from Barcelona, 2015
2013 - Attended 3rd International ICU Workshop for Early Career Researchers, hosted by University of Turku, Finland. Collaborated with early career researchers & collection of International Senior Researchers in ICU Nursing. Publication listed below arose through collaboration - Peltonen et al (2015).
Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.
- Work-related stress: The Impact of Covid-19 on Critical Care and Redeployed Nurses.
National Institute for Health Research
2020 - 2021
- Work-related stress and wellbeing in crtical care nurses (CCNs): is there a relationship with patient safety
NHS Education for Scotland
2017 - 2018