Dr Kirsten JackSenior Lecturer(Adult Nursing)

Specialist Areas


The development of interpretive phenomenological research methodologies
The development of emotional awareness in pre-registration nursing students

Professional Body Membership and Activity


NMC Registrant
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Reviewer: Nurse Education Today
2013 Nominee: RCN Research Society Akinsanya Award for Innovation in Doctoral Studies in Nursing

Research Outputs

Authored Books

Smith A, McAskill H & Jack K (2008) "Developing advanced skills for practice teaching", Palgrave Macmillan

Chapters

Smith A & Jack K "Reflective Practice and Portfolio Development" in Smith A, McAskill H & Jack K (Eds) (2008) Developing advanced skills for practice teaching, Palgrave Macmillan

Smith A & Jack K "Developments in community nursing in the context of changing times" in Chilton S et al (Eds) (2012) A Textbook of Community Nursing, Arnold

Journal Articles

Jack K (2013) "Using the Exploration of a Story to Consider the Meaning of Becoming Older", Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, Issue 6, November 2013

Jack K & Wibberley C (in press) "The meaning of emotion work to student nurses: A Heideggerian analysis", International Journal of Nursing Studies, Corrected Proof.
Available online 26 October 2013

Jack K (2012) "Putting the words 'I am sad' just doesn't cut it sometimes: The use of collage to explore emotional awareness amongst pre-registration nursing students", Nurse Education Today, Available online May 12th 2012
url: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22579882

Jack K & Miller E (2008) "Exploring self awareness in mental health practice", Mental Health Practice, 12:3, 31-35

Jack K & Holt M (2008) "Community profiling as part of a health needs assessment", Nursing Standard, 22:18, 51-56

Jack K & Smith A (2007) "Promoting self awareness in nurses to improve nursing practice", Nursing Standard 21:32, 47-52

Smith A & Jack K (2005) "Reflective practice: A meaningful task for students", Nursing Standard, 19:26, 33-37

Jack K, Otway C & Knott M (2003) "Prescribing the pill for non contraceptive purposes", Nurse Prescribing, 1:2, 92

Jack K (2003) "How to... ensure you are legally covered by patient group directions", Nurse Prescribing, 1:4, 186

Jack K (2001) "Arthritis", Practice Nurse, 21:1, 26, 28, 30-31

Conference Presentations

Jack K & Ridley C (2013) "What Health Means to Me: Using poetry to explore what health means to first year pre-registration nursing students", Networking for Health Conference, Cambridge, UK.

Jack, K. & Ridley, C. (2012) "What Health Means to Me: Using poetry to explore what health means to first year pre-registration nursing students", Research Institute for Health and Social Change 8th Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 4-5 July

Jack, K. (2012) "Using a children's story to explore perceptions of ageing amongst pre-registration nursing students", Research Institute for Health and Social Change 8th Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 2-3 July

Jack K (2012) "'You don't have to be brand new and shiny, your age can be your worth...': What becoming older means to a group of pre registration nursing students, following exploration of a children's story", Accepted for NET Conference, Cambridge, UK, September

Miller E & Jack K (2012) "'The biggest threat to me is me!': Exploring support needs amongst a group of first year pre registration nursing students on their first placement", Accepted for NET Conference, Cambridge, UK, September

Jack K (2011) "Putting the words 'I am sad' just doesn't cut it sometimes: The use of collage to explore emotional awareness amongst pre registration nursing students", NET Conference, Cambridge, UK, September

Jack K (2010) "'There was only so much I could do': Emotional tension in nursing work, a Heideggerian hermeneutical study", NET/NEP International Conference, Sydney, Australia, April

Smith A & Jack K (2001) "Reflection, a meaningful activity?", NET Conference, Manchester, UK

Jack K (2000) "A review of advanced nursing roles in general practice", Practice Nurse Conference, Belfast

Kirsten Jack

Research Centre

Health, Rehabilitation and Psychology

School

Nursing

Department

Nursing Department
Birley Building
Birley Fields Campus
53 Bonsall Street
Manchester
M15 6GX

Email: k.jack@mmu.ac.uk