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Theodora Stroumpouki

School: School of Nursing

Job Title: Senior Lecturer - Acute Adult Nursing

Email: t.stroumpouki@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Phone: 020 84175791

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

Biography

< I work as a Senior Lecturer in the field of Acute Adult Nursing.
I studied Nursing at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens (1991). My Ph.D. in Nursing was performed at the University of Wales, College of Medicine, in UK. (2000). From 1991 to 1997 I worked in different Cardiac ICUs and Cardiosurgical ICUs at 'University Hospital of Wales', 'Onassis Cardiosurgical Center' and '1st IKA Hospital'. From 2003 to 2009 I worked in 'ATTIKON' University General Hospital, in the Heamatological Unit and in a Medical ward. From 1994 to 2009, I taught as Clinical teacher at the Faculty of Health and Caring Professions in Technological Educational Institution (TEI) of Athens, in Nursing Department. I also worked as a research assistant in the following European research programmes: a) HIV/AIDS Family Caregiving-Careful Communication and b) Best Practice and current medicine in Europe, from September 1998 to September 1999. From 2009 to 2014 I worked as a Lecturer at the Nursing Department of TEI in Athens. From June 2014 I worked as a lecturer at the Anglia Ruskin University and from August 2017 I worked as a Senior Lecturer at the same University.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • NMC Nurse Tutor, ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY
  • PgCert, Learning and Teaching (Higher Education),, ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY
  • BLS / AED PROVIDER COURSE, European Resuscitation Council
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course, Emergency Nurses Association
  • PhD, "Recovery and Quality of life after cardiac surgery. A case study of Greece"., UNIVERSITY OF WALES, CARDIFF
  • CERTIFICATE, CARDIOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
  • BSc, NURSING, TECHNOLOGICAL EUCATIONAL INSTITUTION OF ATHENS, GREECE

Professional experience

  • 2018 - present
    Senior Lecturer in Acute Adult Nursing, Kingston University and St. George's University, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
  • 2002 - present
    Member of the Central Register of Evaluators, Ministry of Labor and Social Insurance, Secretariat General for the Management of European Funds, European Social Fund, Greece.
  • 2017 - 2018
    Senior Lecturer in Acute Care, Anglia Ruskin University, Department of Adult and Mental Health Nursing, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
  • 2014 - 2017
    Lecturer in Acute Care, Anglia Ruskin University, Department of Adult and Mental Health Nursing, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
  • 2009 - 2014
    Lecturer, Technological Educational Institution of Athens, Department of Nursing Studies, Greece
  • 2004 - 2009
    Staff Nurse, Haematological Unit, University General Hospital «ΑΤΤΙΚΟΝ», Athens, Greece
  • 1994 - 2009
    Clinical Teacher (Part-time), Technological Educational Institution of Athens, Department of Nursing Studies, Greece
  • 2003 - 2004
    Staff Nurse, I.T.U, University General Hospital «ΑΤΤΙΚΟΝ», Athens, Greece
  • 1998 - 1999
    Research assistant in the following European research programmes: a) HIV/AIDS Family Caregiving-Careful Communication and b) Best Practice and current medicine in Europe, Hellenic Society of Quality in Health Care, Athens, Greece
  • 1996 - 1997
    Staff Nurse, I.C.U, 1o Infirmary of I.K.A, Athens, Greece
  • 1993 - 1994
    Staff Nurse, I.T.U, Onassio Cardiosurgical Center, Athens, Greece
  • 1991 - 1992
    Staff Nurse, I.T.U, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK

Professional registration and membership

  • RN, NMC
  • RN, Hellenic Association for Graduate Nurses

Research interests

Quality of life and rehabilitation of cardiac and cardiosurgical patients; Coronary heart disease; HIV/AIDS

Grants and funding

  • 2016 - 2016
    The title of the project was: "Negotiating Uncertainty: The Process of Adapting to Life with HIV" with a main aim to explore the lived experiences of adaptation for Greek individuals who have been diagnosed as having HIV. It further attempted to discover how people with HIV adapt to those changes and which supportive strategies are used in the process of adaptation.