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Ms Moira Sugden RGN, RMN, RCNT, RNT, BA(Hons), MA

Lecturer, Practice Academic Co-ordinator Isle of Wight

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Moira Sugden is a Lecturer in Health Sciences, University of Southampton and Practice Academic Co-ordinator for the University on the Isle of Wight. Moira's clinical and academic expertise is in working with Older People especially when there are complex needs which cover the biopsychosocial spectrum.
In teaching, Moira prefers an experiential and facilitative style particularly using action learning, solution focused practice reflection and coaching when working with pre registration, post qualification and post graduate health sciences students.

Now more than ever, there is a need for knowledge, understanding and compassion when working with the needs of patients especially those who are older with complex issues.

Older People, ageing, care of those with dementia, working with complex physical and mental health conditions with older people, Mental Health, Adult nursing, Long term conditions, Interpersonal skills, challenging behaviours, dealing with loss, inter professional working, clinical supervision, practice reflection, caseload management for mental health practitioners, counselling, coaching, assertiveness, cultural care.

Research interests

Older people especially around combined physical and mental health complex presentations, dementia, well being in older people.

Primary research group: Long term conditions

Final year of NPAD 2005/6 Age Continuum module
2 pre registration learning groups
Mentorship course facilitation (IoW x 2 yearly)
WBL, CVE contract (IoW)
Involved in PGDip module 4.

Since 1980 in both adult and Mental health, many years in Lecturer practitioner roles. Particularly skilled in experiential work with students. Facilitation of discussion around sensitive topics: death, loss, anger, hostility, sexual health.

Ms Moira Sugden
Health Sciences Student Office University of Southampton Highfield Southampton SO17 1BJ

Room Number: 9594 IOW Block/IOW

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