Sam Edwards has an extensive clinical background as both a registered nurse and midwife having worked in both in Australia and the UK. She has worked in many diverse clinical areas including operating theatre, emergency, rural and remote health, breast cancer, child health and midwifery.
Sam commenced teaching at USC in 2008 and has worked in roles as a clinical facilitator, tutor, lecturer and course co-ordinator. Sam is also proud to be the academic member of the USC Nursing and Midwifery Student group, formed in 2012.
Sam is currently completing her PhD at USC, exploring the influences and impacts on student engagement in professional programs.
|Students as co-creators of simulation curriculum in undergraduate nursing and midwifery programmes||Edwards, S., Rowe, J., Barnes, M., Anderson, P., Johnson-Cash, J||USC Exploratory Learning & Teaching Grant, A$10,000||2013|
- student engagement
- student experience
- clinical breast examination
- Bachelor of Nursing Science/Bachelor of Midwifery program
- Practice Foundations
- Caring for Child Youth and Family
- Research Foundations
Sam Edward's specialist areas of expertise includes nursing, child health, family caring, clinical breast examination and breast cancer.