Mr Sharma (Ram) Ramkissoon

School: Nursing

Job Title: Senior Lecturer


Phone: 07768 145692 or 020 8417 5748

Location: Kingston Hill Campus, Kingston University, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 7LB


Sharma is an experienced nursing academic who has been working in nursing education since 1985 as a Practice Nurse Tutor, then as a Registered Nurse Tutor in pre-registration nursing and continuous professional development for qualified nurses.

He joined the Faculty in 1996 as a Senior Lecturer. He is the Cohort Field Lead in Learning Disability, BSc(Hons) Nursing programme.

He currently teaches a range of subjects on the BSc(Hons)Nursing programme and leads modules in foundations in nursing, promoting improved health outcomes, identifying and meeting health needs in learning disability.

He is also an academic supervisor for students at Masters level, and a clinical liaison tutor, overseeing the quality of clinical placements in one independent care provider and in two NHS health care settings.

His current interest is in nurse education and cognitive behavioural therapy. He is a fully accredited psychotherapist with the BAPCP and currently practising as a Honorary Cognitive Behavioural Therapist in an NHS IAPT services.

His research interest is in the investigation on the influence of culture on the cognitive appraisal of individuals following a diagnosis of Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Academic and professional qualifications

  • MSc, Cognitive Psychotherapy
  • MSc, Educational Studies, University of Surrey
  • Registered General Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Mental Handicap
  • Diploma in Nursing, University of London
  • Certificate in Education, Garnett College
  • BA, Comparative Physiology, Open University

Professional experience

  • 1996 - present
    Senior Lecturer,
  • 1996 - 1986
    Nurse Tutor,
  • 1986 - 1985
    Practice Nurse Teacher,
  • 1985 - 1977
    Charge Nurse,

Professional registration and membership

  • Registered Nurse, NMC
  • Registered Psychotherapist -Full accredutation, BABCP
  • Senior Fellow, The Higher Education Academy

Research interests

Sharma is currently studying for the doctorate level in psychotherapy and his research interest is the influence of cultures on cognitive appraisal of trauma survivors following PTSD.


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Conference or Workshop Item

Francois, Judith, Dundas, Jane and Ramkissoon, Sharma (2016) A partnership enterprise : scenario based learning for diverse nursing students working in a diverse community. In: HERAG Think Tank 3 : Creating Inclusive Learning and Teaching Communities : Reflection and Practice.; 20 Jun 2016, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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