Justin joined Middlesex in 2008 and led as Programme Lead: BSc Nursing Mental Health - 2011 to 2014 (100% student satisfaction), Module Lead (Physical Assessment Skills for Mental Health Professionals, Physical Health and Wellbeing, Foundations for Field of Practice: Mental Health). Justin also taught as a CPR Tutor and PMVA Tutor.
Learning & Teaching Interests
Practice Based Learning
Physical and Mental Health
Integrating Theory and Practice
Research Outputs & Interests
Strengthening Team-Based Learning (STEP)
ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Training)
Resilience, Attrition and Student Support
Curriculum Development in Higher Education
Funded Research & Knowledge Exchange Projects
Price, D. & McDermott, J. (2014). An exploratory telephone survey of newly qualified RMHN’s perceptions of their qualification training Programme and suggested areas for curriculum improvement. Middlesex University. (in progress)
Lewis, T. & McDermott, J. (2014). Increasing Resilience and Preventing Stress Related Ill-heath in Mental Health Nursing Students: A Randomised Control Trial. Middlesex University. (in progress).
Engagement & Impact
McDermott, J. (10/03/15). Too many demons on the Boat? Developing Personal Resilience. Compassionate Healthcare: How to support and enhance it. Whittington Health NHS.
McDermott, J. (04/03/15). Too many demons on the Boat? Developing Personal Resilience. Compassion Conference. Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust.
McDermott, J. (27/11/14). Too many demons on the Boat? Developing Personal Resilience. WHITCAT - Whittington Health NHS.
Lewis, T. & McDermott, J. (01/05/14). Early Evening Seminar 3: On the wrong train? ACT to go when you want to be: an evening seminar on Acceptance and Commitment Training. Middlesex University.
Lewis, T. & McDermott, J. (21/06/13). Evaluating the impact of a psychological resilience training module for student mental health nurses. City University.
Lewis, T. & McDermott, J. (26/02/13). Institute of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work. Promoting Personal Resilience: A Strategy for reducing Attrition in Pre-Registration Nursing Students.