Personal profile

Teaching

Emma teaches infection prevention and microbiology to undergraduate students and is a module leader in the SPQ and MSC Advanced Practice (Infection: Disease, Prevention and Control) programme. She supervise MSc dissertation students and support medical and nursing students whilst undertaking the infection prevention cleanliness champion programme. She is also a personal tutor to undergraduate and post qualifying students.

Biography

Emma is a lecturer and researcher in infection prevention. She completed my nurse training in Dundee in 1991 and worked in a range of clinical areas before specialising in infection prevention in 1996. During this time, she had responsibilities for acute and primary care in Angus, Dundee and Perth. She completed my BN and SPQ in infection prevention in 2000 and MSc in 2007. Emma moved to the University in 2008 and completed her PGCert in 2010. She is currently undertaking a PhD exploring risk perceptions and responses of the public, healthcare and media professionals in relation to Clostridium difficile (supervisors: Professor Nora Kearney, Dr Bridget Johnston & Dr Jo Corlett).  Emma's research interests include infection prevention behaviour, patient experiences, patient safety, the media, social media and service and professional development. She is also a member of the Infection Prevention Society Research and Development Committee.

Keywords

  • RT Nursing
  • Infection prevention
  • Healthcare associated infections
  • Patient experience
  • Infection Prevention behaviour
  • Risk perceptions
  • Professional development

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Research Output 2008 2018

  • 114 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 16 Article

Antimicrobial stewardship and pre-registration student nurses: Evaluation of teaching

McEwen, J. & Burnett, E. 1 Mar 2018 In : Journal of Infection Prevention. 19, 2, p. 80-86 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Teaching
Nursing
Nurses
Students
Delivery of Health Care
Clostridium difficile
Public Health
Delivery of Health Care
Focus Groups
Health
5 Citations

Constructing identities in the media: newspaper coverage analysis of a major UK Clostridium difficile outbreak

Burnett, E., Johnston, B., Corlett, J. & Kearney, N. Jul 2014 In : Journal of Advanced Nursing. 70, 7, p. 1542-1552 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Newspapers
Clostridium difficile
Disease Outbreaks
Thioguanine
Patient Positioning

The outcome competency framework for practitioners in infection prevention and control: Use of the outcome logic model for evaluation

Burnett, E., Curran, E., Loveday, H. P., Kiernan, M. A. & Tannahill, M. Jan 2014 In : Journal of Infection Prevention. 15, 1, p. 14-21 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Infection Control Practitioners
Infection Control
Mental Competency
Delivery of Health Care
Quality of Health Care
2 Citations
Handheld Computers
Hand Hygiene
Aptitude
Decision Making
Hand

Prizes

Ethicon nurse and practitioner educational trust fund 2010

Emma Burnett (Recipient), 14 Jun 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Nurse Practitioners
Financial Management
Focus Groups
Infection
Research

Ethicon nurse and practitioner educational trust fund 2011

Emma Burnett (Recipient), 21 Jul 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Nurse Practitioners
Financial Management
Baths
Health
Infection

Activities 2007 2012

Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control

Burnett, E. (Invited speaker)
2012

Activity: Participation in conference

Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control

Burnett, E. (Keynote/plenary speaker)
11 Oct 2012

Activity: Participation in conference

Infection Prevention 2010

Burnett, E. (Keynote/plenary speaker)
20 Sep 2012

Activity: Participation in conference

Postgraduate research workshop

Burnett, E. (Invited speaker)
2 Feb 2012

Activity: Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Member of the Infection Prevention Society Research and Development Committee

Burnett, E. (Member)
2012 → …

Activity: Types of Business and Community - Membership of public/government advisory/policy group or panel