University of Malawi
Institution: University of Malawi
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Maureen is a Senior lecturer at Kamuzu College of Nursing, University of Malawi. She is a Child Health Nurse specialist. She has experience in classroom and clinical teaching of students; in service training of health care workers and workshop management. She coordinates child health modules for undergraduate, post basic and post graduate programs and supervises students’ research work at Bachelors’ and Master’s level. Maureen has experience and skills in nursing research, consultancy, module development; proposal writing; grant application, report writing; interprofessional collaboration; leadership and management. She is a General Instructor’s Course (GIC) trainer and National Trainer in the following short courses/ programs: Clinical Mentorship, Emergency Triage Assessment and Treatment + Trauma (ETAT), bubble Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (bCPAP) and Preceptorship. She participated in the development of a mentorship training manual for the Malawi Health Sector, Care of Infants and Neonates (COIN) manual and Emergency Triage Assessment and Treatment (ETAT) manual. Her passion is on Capacity-building, Evidence-Based Nursing, Family and Child Centred Care, Child Nutrition, childhood cancer and Interprofessional collaboration. Her vision is to see health care professionals in Malawi working collaboratively to provide quality child health care while involving the family and the child at each level of care in a compassionate manner and utilizing the available resources.