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Brendan Greaney


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Brendan Greaney, R.N., P.G. Dip, PGCE, M.A. first registered as a general nurse in 1989 and worked in intensive care, coronary care and cardiology, emergency medical admissions and cardiothoracic surgery in a number of hospitals across the Birmingham and Solihull area. Prior to coming to Coventry University, he was a Practice Development Charge Nurse at the Priory Hospital in Birmingham. Brendan is currently Critical Care pathway leader for the BSc(Hons) Professional Practice. This pathway provides post registration academic and professional development for registered nurses who work within the critical care clinical areas and can lead to a BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Critical Care) qualification or Post Grad Certficate in Clinical Practice (Critical Care). Additionally Brendan teaches across a range of clinical modules as part of the BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing programme. He has a further role as Disability Learning Support Tutor within the Dept of Nursing, Midwifery & Health. This role involves support of students who declare a disability on entry to the academic programme or who develop a disability whilst on the programme. This involves close liaison with the Disabilities office to ensure the student with a disability receives continuous support during their time at university.

He is currently link tutor to Hubei University of Science & Technology in Hubei Province, China. This is a collaborative duel award undergraduate nursing programme. The link tutor role involves close collaboration between academic colleagues in China as well as the co-ordination of sending colleagues from Coventry University to teach on this programme twice yearly.

Additionally he is currently interim Course Director for the BSc Nursing (International) which is open to non-EU nurses who possess a Diploma in Nursing in their own country and who wish to top up to  a BSc Nursing.

Brendan is currently an external examiner to Tung Wah College in Hong Kong for their BSc (Hons) Health Sciences Programme


Research Interests

Brendan's main research interests include Dyslexia in Nursing, Online International Learning and Sepsis recognition by nurses and other Allied Healthcare Professionals and has presented internationally at a number of conferences on these subjects including Hong Kong, China and Canada.

PhD Project

Brendan is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Birmingham. The title of his thesis is 'Dyslexia in Nursing & Nurse Education - a case study supervised by Professor Mike McLinden and Dr. Maria Reraki   

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Research Output

Online international learning project with Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Coventry University in Adult Nursing.

Pettifer, A., Greaney, B., Chiang, V., Chiang, V., Fung, R., To, C., Mak, W. Y. & Wu, C. S. T., 2017.

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The development of an Undergraduate Nursing Online International Learning Project

Pettifer, A., Greaney, B. & Cheung, S., 2016.

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  • Interprofessional Critical Care Film Scenario

    Greaney, B., 24 Apr 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    Current e-learning film scenario

    Greaney, B., 6 Sep 2006.

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    • 7 Participation in conference
    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

    STORIES conference

    Brendan Greaney (Speaker)
    14 Mar 2012

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    British Dyslexia Association International Conference

    Brendan Greaney (Speaker)
    2 Jun 2011

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    Royal College of Nursing Education Conference

    Brendan Greaney (Speaker)
    26 Feb 2010

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    Health Professions Education – Global Best Practices in Simulation conference

    Brendan Greaney (Speaker)
    21 Mar 2009

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    Simulation in Interprofessional Education Conference

    Brendan Greaney (Speaker)
    3 Jul 2008

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference