Ufuoma is a registered Adult Nurse with over 27 years of clinical nursing practice experience in various fields of nursing including 12 years of Cardiac nursing. She qualified as a registered nurse in 1993, and as a registered Midwife in 1995 (both in Nigeria), and worked in various clinical settings before relocating to the UK in 2004.

Ufuoma completed a BSc (Hons) in long term care (Cardiac) at the University of Wolverhampton in 2011, MSc in Cardiovascular Practice at Coventry University in 2016, and is currently undergoing doctoral study at the University of Wolverhampton.

She has worked in various clinical settings in the UK including nursing homes and NHS Trusts in diverse roles. Ufuoma worked for Luton and Dunstable Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in respiratory care setting, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust in the Coronary Care Unit (CCU), where she progressed to the post of a Sister in Cardiology. As a Sister in CCU, she worked as part of the Cardiology team, and cared for patients with varied heart conditions including patients presenting to hospital with myocardial infarction and other emergencies. She has been a mentor to pre-registration nursing students, and a preceptor to newly qualified nurses. Ufuoma has passion for teaching and learning and has been involved in informal teaching of pre-registration nursing students on cardiac conditions, and developed in-house learning resources for various conditions including Arrhythmias in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, and Heart Failure in adults.

She is currently a senior nurse- Heart Failure Specialist Nurse working for NHS Trust in UK

 

Research interests

Cardiac devices

Experiences of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups

 

 

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