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Dr Nicola Morrell-Scott

Nursing and Allied Health

Faculty of Health

Nicola has worked at Liverpool John Moores University since 2015. Nicola has led the Pre-registration Nursing team since 2019, and has been the Associate Dean of Education and Student Experience for the Faculty of Health since 2022. Nicola has worked within other North West Higher Education Institutions in a variety of roles previously and has a wealth of educational experience, focusing on curriculum design and delivery, and student experience. Nicola's clinical experience is in adult critical care, where her specialties include cardiothoracic critical care, alongside general critical care, and Nicola continues to have clinical credibility. Nicola currently leads the undergraduate pre-registration nursing programmes, and whilst at Liverpool John Moores University has developed a large amount of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of study.
Nicola successfully completed her PhD at Lancaster University in 2017 and her research interests include amongst other things, student experience, curriculum design, teaching and learning, preparation for professional practice and the links between nurse education and work within nursing for the 21st century.

Degrees

Lancaster University, UK, PhD
University of Chester, United Kingdom, MEd
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BA (Hons)

Academic appointments

Associate Dean Education and Student Experience, Faculty of Health, Liverpool John Moores University, 2022 - present
Programme Manager Pre-Registration Nursing, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool John Moores University, 2019 - present

Highlighted publications

Morrell-Scott NE. 2022. A phenomenological insight into what final year undergraduate student nurses perceive is the role of the Registered Nurse and who they learn this from Journal of Research in Nursing, 27 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Burton S, Hayes JA, Morrell-Scott NE, Sanders J, Walthall H, Wright DJ, Jones ID. 2021. Should I stay or should I go? An exploration of the decision-making behaviour of acute cardiac patients during the COVID-19 pandemic European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 20 :151-151 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Morrell-Scott N. 2019. Final year pre-registration student nurses perceptions of which taught theoretical knowledge is important for practice Nurse Education in Practice, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Journal article

Lavery JV, Morrell-Scott NE. 2024. Pre-registration nursing students' perceptions of a district nursing career: a qualitative descriptive study British Journal of Community Nursing, 29 :49-94 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Morrell-Scott N. 2023. The approaches and motivations to learning of student nurses: a phenomenological study British Journal of Nursing, 32 :684-689 DOI Publisher Url

Calow A, Morrell-Scott NE, Smith EJ. 2023. An overview of menopause, and why this should feature within pre-registration education British Journal of Nursing, 32 :334-340 DOI Publisher Url

Morrell-Scott NE. 2022. A phenomenological insight into what final year undergraduate student nurses perceive is the role of the Registered Nurse and who they learn this from Journal of Research in Nursing, 27 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Roberts C, Morrell-Scott N, Wilkinson A. 2022. Learning beyond a single field of nursing through a virtual case-based approach to pre-registration nurse education. British Journal of Nursing, 31 :948-952 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Morrell-Scott NE, Lotto RR, Spencer E, Grant M, Penson P, Jones ID. 2022. Risk factors for post sternotomy wound complications across the patient journey: a systematised review of the literature Heart and Lung: the journal of acute and critical care, 55 :89-101 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Burton S, Hayes JA, Morrell-Scott NE, Sanders J, Walthall H, Wright DJ, Jones ID. 2021. Should I stay or should I go? An exploration of the decision-making behaviour of acute cardiac patients during the COVID-19 pandemic European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 20 :151-151 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Morrell-Scott N. 2019. Final year pre-registration student nurses perceptions of which taught theoretical knowledge is important for practice Nurse Education in Practice, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Melia R, Morrell-Scott NE, Maine N. 2019. A review of compliance with pain assessments within a UK ICU British Journal of Nursing, 28 :382-386 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Ascough L, Morrell-Scott NE. 2018. An audit of completion of diaries for rehabilitation in an intensive care unit. British Journal of Nursing, 27 :1054-1058 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Morrell-Scott NE. 2018. Confidence and deeper learning: simulated practice within pre-registration nurse education British Journal of Nursing, 27 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Sheils R, Morrell-Scott NE. 2018. Prevention of Dehydration in Hospital Patients British Journal of Nursing, 27 :565-569 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Morrell-Scott NE. 2018. Using diaries to collect data in phenomenological research Nurse Researcher, 25 :26-29 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Ward C, Morrell-Scott NE. 2018. Overview of the incidence, early identification and management of sepsis Nursing Standard, 32 :41-46 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Elliott S, Morrell-Scott NE. 2017. Care of patients undergoing weaning from mechanical ventilation in critical care Nursing Standard, 32 :41-51 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Morrell-Scott NE. 2017. The perceptions of acceptance by new academics to a Higher Education Institution Journal of Further and Higher Education, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Kudra A, Lees C, Morrell-Scott N. 2017. Measuring carer burden in informal carers of patients with long-term conditions. British Journal of Community Nursing, 22 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Morrell NE, Ridgway V. 2015. Are final practice placement student nurses sufficiently prepared for placement? British Journal of Nursing, 23 :518-523

Herin M, Morrell NE. 2015. Oysters and APEL - Destined to be a delicacy? Evaluative Study of APEL Policy in Practice 2013 International Journal of Advanced Research in Business, 1 :2-8 Publisher Url Public Url

Herin M, Morrell NE. 2015. Learning, Boundary Crossing and Activity Systems: The Case of the Foundation Degree at Restaurants Ltd International Journal of Advanced Research in Business, 1 :9-15 Publisher Url Public Url

Morrell NE, Herin M. 2015. Appropriate Assessment Strategy for Student Nurses: Practice and Theory? International Journal of Advanced Research in Business, 1 :8-12 Publisher Url Public Url

Davison B, Morrell N. 2014. Managing pulmonary aspiration in service users Learning Disability Practice, 17 :14-18 DOI Publisher Url

Morrell N. 2014. Student life - The fun way to safe practice Nursing Standard, 28 :66-66 DOI Publisher Url

Morrell N. 2012. Benefits of intensive insulin therapy in post-operative intensive care patients Nursing Standard, 27 :35-40 DOI Publisher Url

Morrell N. 2010. Prone positioning in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome Nursing Standard, 24 :42-45 DOI Publisher Url

Editorial/letter to the editor

Morrell-Scott N, Lavery J, Cooper D, Ollier M, Baker S, Deehan D, Fisher J, Flewitt S, Hughes J, Pierce-Hayes I, Shardlow S, Solomon S, Dalton M. 2023. Where can advanced practice go next to support cardiac patients? British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 18 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Morrell-Scott N. Is post registration cardiac nursing education facing its own thrombosis? British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 5 :1-3 DOI Publisher Url

Lavery J, Morrell-Scott NE. Integrated clinical academic careers, an impossible hybrid role versus a viable opportunity for career development British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, Public Url

Poster

Lavery J, Morrell-Scott N. 2023. Morrell-Scott, N., Lavery, J (2023). Understanding barriers to district nursing employment to prepare the nursing workforce of the future ICN conference Montreal

Melia R, Morrell-Scott NE, Main N. 2018. A review of compliance with pain assessments within a UK ICU. Liverpool John Moores University, Education, Health and Community Research Conference

Conference publication

Lees C, Morrell-Scott N, Beaumont CASEY. 2019. The development, implementation and evaluation of peer academic mentors for students Liverpool John Moores University Teaching and Learning conference

Morrell-Scott N, Grant M, Jones I, Lotto R. 2019. Patient and Carer experiences of sternal wounds- post sternotomy. EuroHeartCare 2019

Morrell-Scott NE, Lees C. 2017. Engaging students through cross faculty internships ‘Feel the fear, but do it anyway’. Higher Education Teaching Academy Annual Conference 2017- Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight- Health and Social Care strand.

Lees C, Morrell-Scott NE. 2017. The development of an online toolkit to assist staff and students to publish collaboratively. Higher Education Teaching Academy Annual Conference 2017- Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight- Health and Social Care strand.

Morrell-Scott NE, Lees, C, Kudra A, Boardman D. 2017. Engaging students through cross faculty internships ‘Feel the fear, but do it anyway’. Liverpool John Moores University Teaching and Learning Conference

Lees C, Morrell-Scott NE, Boardman D. 2017. The development of an online toolkit to assist staff and students to publish collaboratively. Liverpool John Moores University Teaching and Learning Conference

Morrell-Scott NE. 2016. Student nurse perceptions of the delivered curriculum within 21st century nursing education RCN International Nursing Research Conference and Exhibition

Morrell NE. 2015. The use of electronic marking for OSCE RCN Educational conference

Morrell NE. 2015. Exploring 2nd year pre-registration student nurses perception of understanding nursing as practice and theory

Morrell NE. 2015. The use of electronic marking for OSCE assessments RCN Educational conference,

Morrell NE. 2015. Exploring 2nd year pre-registration student nurses perception of understanding nursing as practice and theory RCN Educational conference

Herin M, Morrell NE. 2014. How does study for a degree impact on practice in the workplace: the Foundation Degree at FFC Restaurants? Dubai International Conference for Advanced Research in Business

Herin M, Morrell NE. 2014. Oysters and APEL - Destined to be a delicacy? Evaluative Study of APEL Policy in Practice 2013 Dubai International Conference for Advanced Research in Business

Morrell NE. 2014. Appropriate Assessment Strategy for Student Nurses: Practice and Theory? Dubai International Conference for Advanced Research in Business

Morrell NE. 2013. Are Pre-Registration Student Nurses prepared for final placement practice? Participants views on use of simulation ASPiH Inaugural Symposium

Morrell-Scott NE, Jones I, Lotto R, Kinsey L, Grant M, Papworth A, Muir A. Developing a sternal wound support device for those at risk of wound breakdown following cardiac surgery Liverpool John Moores University, Faculty of Education, Health and Community Research Conference

Conference presentation:

UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO DISTRICT NURSING EMPLOYMENT TO PREPARE THE NURSING WORKFORCE OF THE FUTURE., NETworking & Innovation in Healthcare Education Conference, Liverpool, Oral. 2023

Lavery, J. Morrell-Scott, N. (2023) The creation of a community a community integrated internship pathway to support the career development of adult undergraduate nurses, International Council of Nurses, Montreal, Poster presentation. 2023

The Community Internship Pathway: A partnership innovation to support the professional development of adult undergraduate nurses., RCN Education conference 2023, Birmingham, Oral presentation. 2023

First we must listen; understanding equality, diversity and inclusivity in pre registration nursing to improve student experiences., RCN education conference, Oral presentation. 2022

Hearing student voices to develop inclusion and equality in learning, teaching and assessment, RCN Education conference, Oral presentation. 2022

Improving collaboration between the university and nursing students to support Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) within education and practice placements for the pre-registration nursing programme, RCN Education Forum Virtual, Online, Oral presentation. 2022

Other Professional Activity:

LJMU Curriculum Enhancement Internship Project funding EDI. 2021

Research Grants Awarded:

Liverpool John Moores University, Curriculum Enhancement Internship Project: The Nursing SPACE (Student Publishing And Creative Excellence) Academic Partnership- Phase 2, Dr Carolyn Lees, Grant value (£): 2000. 2017

Liverpool John Moores University, Curriculum Enhancement Internship Project: Carer burden a review of the literature, Dr Carolyn Lees, Grant value (£): 2018. 2016

Liverpool John Moores University, Curriculum Enhancement Internship Project: The Nursing SPACE (Student Publishing And Creative Excellence) Academic Partnership- Phase 1, Dr Carolyn Lees, Grant value (£): 4036. 2016

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