Portrait of Dr Melanie Rogers Dr Melanie Rogers

m.rogers@hud.ac.uk | 01484 471090



Biography

RGN, DIP N, Dip A&E, Dip Counselling, Dip Women’s Health
MSc Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care,
PGCE & Post Grad Certificate Health Professional Education,
Fellow HEA and Queens Nurse

PhD

I joined the University in 1998 and am currently a Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in the Division of Health and Rehabilitation. I am also an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care. I have fulfilled many varied roles at the University.

Teaching and academic responsibilities

Subject expertise:

Advanced Practice, Primary care, Women’s Health, Mental Health and Spirituality.

Module Leader on:

  • HMH 1064 Clinical Sciences and Clinical Skills 1
  • HMH 1065 Clinical Sciences and Clinical Skills 2
  • HMH 1024 Mental Health Matters for Advanced Practitioners
  • HMH 1060 Introduction Clinical Examination and Assessment Skills
  • HHH2006/HMH 2004 Cervical Screening
  • HMH 2032 Introduction to Managing Minor Illness

Lecturer also on:

  • HMH 2022 Independent and Supplementary Prescribing
  • HMS 2010 Mental Health in Practice
  • HMH 2018 Policy and Advanced Professional Practice

Research and Scholarship

  • My PhD was completed in 2015:  A Hermeneutic Enquiry into the spiritual dimensions of Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) consultations through the lens of availability and vulnerability. I have an active interest in Spirituality and am the founder and chair of the Spirituality in Health and Social Care group at the University of Huddersfield as well as being a committee member of the British Association of the Study of Spirituality scholars network.
  • I have worked with a team from the University of Huddersfield, Leeds Beckett University and Health Education Yorks and Humber undertaking research about 'team climate' and how ANPs integrate into clinical practice teams.
  •  I undertook  a research project with the University of Melbourne looking at 'Therapeutic Optimism' in ANPs in their role with patients with mental health problems which showed that ANPs optimism impacts the care of patients with mental health problems after taking a module in mental health problems in primary care.
  • I  worked to develop a research project with a Visiting Professor from Thailand looking at Advanced Nurse Practitioners in the UK and Thailand.
  • I have a specialist interest in Women’s Health and  produced a training DVD for Gynaecological History Taking and Examination Skills and online resource on Abnormal Uterine Bleeding with clinical colleagues which was nominated for a primary care award. Our group was awarded a £15,000 education grant to develop these resources.
  • I wasthe Chair and founder of the Yorkshire Nurse Practitioner Forum which had over 150 members across the region and provided Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and networking opportunities for ANPs for 16 years.
  • I have been a ccommittee member with the Association of Advanced Practitioner Educators
  • In 2009 I was awarded the Queens Nurse title and I work closely with the QNI to promote the role of Advanced Practitioners in Primary Care.
  • I have a number of publicationson Mental Health, Women’s Health, Advanced Practice, Spirituality and Education.
  • I have collaborated internationally to research Job Satisfaction of Nurse Practitioners in Developed and Developing Countries.
  • I have undertaken Participatory Methods research with SWYPFT and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park
  • I am currently involved nationally in a Learning Outcomes research project with 5 Universities.
  • I chaired the practice sub group of the ICN Np/APN Network

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2017

Wattis, J., Curran, S. and Rogers, M. (2017) Spiritually Competent Practice in Health Care . London, UK: CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN 9781138739116

2016

Rogers, M (2016) ‘Utilising Availability and Vulnerability to operationalise spirituality’. In: Practising Spirituality. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 145-164. ISBN 9781137556844

Rogers, M (2016) ‘Utilizing Availability and Vulnerability to Operationalize Spirituality’. In: Practising Spirituality : Reflections on Mean-Making in Personal and Professional Contexts. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 145-164. ISBN 978-1137556844

Rogers, M. and Fawcett, E. (2016) ‘Oral Contraception ReviewClinicalSkills.net .

Rogers, M. and Fawcett, E. (2016) ‘Giving a contraceptive injectionClinicalSkills.net .

Rogers, M. and Fawcett, E. (2016) ‘Taking female genital swabsClinicalSkills.net .

Rogers, M. and Fawcett, E. (2016) ‘Checking the Threads of an IUCDClinicalSkills.net .

Rogers, M (2016) Spiritual Dimensions of Advanced Nurse Practitioner Consultations in Primary Care through the Lens of Availability and Vulnerability. A Hermeneutic Enquiry. Doctoral thesis, University of Huddersfield.

Kola-Palmer, S., Walsh, J. and Rogers, M. (2016) ‘Patients’ perceptions of colposcopy painEuropean Journal of Cancer Care , 25 (1), pp. 49-56. ISSN 0961-5423

2015

Rogers, M. and Fawcett, E. (2015) ‘Taking a cervical smearClinicalSkills.net .

Rogers, M. and Wattis, J. (2015) ‘Spirituality in nursing practiceNursing Standard , 29 (39), pp. 51-57. ISSN 0029-6570

2014

Wattis, J., Rogers, M. and Curran, S. (2014) ‘Spirituality’. In: The Care Home Handbook. Chichester: Wiley. . ISBN 9781118690345

Rogers, M (2014) ‘Spiritual Enquiry of Advanced Nurse Practitioner Consultations’. In: Third International Conference of the British Assoc iation for the Study of Spirituality Spirituality in a Challenging World, 19th - 21st May 2014, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK

Rogers, M (2014) ‘'Availability and Vulnerability' in Advanced Nursing Practitioner consultations: key components for integration of spirituality into clinical practice?’. In: Third International Conference of the British Assoc iation for the Study of Spirituality Spirituality in a Challenging World, 19th - 21st May 2014, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK

Prentice, S., Wattis, J., Rogers, M., Stephenson, J. and Jones, J. (2014) ‘Educators’ views of “Spirituality in Healthcare”’. In: Taking Transculturalism and Diversity Beyond Boundaries: Exploring the Experiences of Underrepresented Groups, 7th March 2014, Huddersfield, UK

Prentis, S., Rogers, M., Wattis, J., Jones, J. and Stephenson, J. (2014) ‘Healthcare lecturers’ perceptions of spirituality in educationNursing Standard , 29 (3), pp. 44-52. ISSN 0029-6570

Rogers, M (2014) ‘Spirituality in Healthcare Education’. In: Taking Transculturalism and Diversity Beyond Boundaries: Exploring the Experiences of Underrepresented Groups, 7th March 2014, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK

Rogers, M., Ludkin, H. and Jones, S. (2014) ‘Treating Heavy Menstrual BleedingIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

2013

Rogers, M., Hemingway, S. and Elsom, S. (2013) ‘An evaluation of therapeutic optimism in advanced nurse practitioner studentsNursing Standard , 27 (36), pp. 35-39. ISSN 0029-6570

Hemingway, S., Rogers, M. and Elsom, S. (2013) ‘Measuring the influence of a mental health training module on the therapeutic optimism of advanced nurse practitioner students in the United KingdomJournal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners . ISSN 23276886

2012

Rogers, M (2012) ‘Book Review: Primary Care Guide to Mental Health Sheila Hardy and Richard Gray; M&K Publishing 2012Mental Health Nursing , 32 (2), p. 22. ISSN 2043-7501

Rogers, M., Jones, S., Ludkin, H., Connolly, A., Carpenter, K., Bramfitt, A. and Dagg, P. (2012) Challenges in Abnormal Uterine Bleeding [Teaching Resource]

2011

Rogers, M (2011) ‘Making a clinical training DVDIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

Rogers, M (2011) ‘Implants as a safe contraceptive optionIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

Rogers, M (2011) ‘Training for nurses improves care for womenPrimary Care Women's Health Journal , 3 (2).

Rogers, M (2011) ‘Managing depression in primary careIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

Rogers, M., Bhatoy, E., Jones, S., Carpenter, K. and Bramfitt, A. (2011) A Gynaecological History Taking and Examination Training CD-ROM for Primary Care [Teaching Resource]

2010

Jones, J. and Rogers, M. (2010) ‘Spirituality in Healthcare – An Interdisciplinary approach to education’. In: First International Conference of the British Association for the Study of Spirituality, Spirituality in a Changing World, 4th - 6th May 2010, Windsor, UK

Rogers, M (2010) ‘Maintaining vigilance for postnatal depressionIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

2009

Rogers, M (2009) ‘Managing a new case of depressionIndependent Nurse , p. 36. ISSN 1747-9800

Rogers, M (2009) ‘First steps in depression managementIndependent Nurse , pp. 33-34. ISSN 1747-9800

2008

Rogers, M (2008) ‘Evaluating training for nurse practitionersIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

Rogers, M (2008) ‘When to order blood tests and interpret the resultsIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

Rogers, M (2008) ‘When depression presents as anxietyIndependent Nurse , p. 34. ISSN 1747-9800

2006

Rogers, M (2006) ‘Seasonal Affective DisorderIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

Rogers, M (2006) ‘Options for treating depressionIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

Rogers, M (2006) ‘Setting up an implanon serviceIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

Rogers, M (2006) ‘Assessing patients for depressionIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

2005

Rogers, M (2005) ‘Meeting the educational needs of nurse practitionersIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

Rogers, M (2005) ‘Gynaecological training for nurse practitionersIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

Rogers, M (2005) ‘Running a self help clinic for depressionIndependent Nurse . ISSN 1747-9800

Esteem

  • Chair of the International Council of Nurses Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse Network
  • Journal Reviewer Primary Health Care
  • Journal Reviewer Journal of Community Nursing
  • Book Reviewer Oxford University Press
  • Book Reviewer M&K Publications
  • Book Reviewer Taylor and Francis Publishers
  • External Examiner experience in a number of HE institutions
  • Finalist Mediplex NHS Innovation Award
  • Finalist Primary Care Women’s Health Forum Best Practice Award
  • Queens Nurse
  • RCN Assessor for Advanced Practice Credentialing

Research Degree Supervision

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