Burnett, Emma

PhD, Dr

  • Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship), Nursing

Accepting PhD Students

  • 131 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
20082020
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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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Projects 2012 2020

Research Output 2008 2018

  • 131 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 19 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

Effective infection prevention and control: the nurse's role

Burnett, E., 5 Jun 2018, In : Nursing Standard. 33, 4, p. 68-72 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nurse's Role
Infection Control
Cross Infection
Public Health
Anti-Infective Agents
56 Downloads (Pure)

Medical Students as Agents of Change: A Qualitative Exploratory Study

Burnett, E., Davey, P., Gray, N. M., Tully, V. & Breckenridge, J., 4 Sep 2018, In : BMJ Open Quality. 7, 8 p., e000420.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Quality Improvement
Medical Students
Delivery of Health Care
Mentors
Students

Vessel Health and Preservation Framework: Use of the outcome logic model for evaluation

Burnett, E., Hallam, C., Curran, E. T. & Weston, V., 1 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Infection Prevention. 19, 5, p. 228-234 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Veins
Patient Care Management
Vascular Access Devices
Patient Care Team
Clostridium difficile
Public Health
Delivery of Health Care
Focus Groups
Health

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

Emma Burnett (Keynote/plenary speaker)
11 Oct 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Postgraduate research workshop

Emma Burnett (Invited speaker)
2 Feb 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Infection Prevention Society (External organisation)

Emma Burnett (Member)
2012

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

Infection Prevention 2010

Emma Burnett (Keynote/plenary speaker)
20 Sep 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control

Emma Burnett (Invited speaker)
2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference