Aneta Polec is a qualified English language teacher who graduated with an Advanced Diploma in Adult Nursing from Middlesex University and soon after was awarded Bachelor of Science in Contemporary Nursing from University of Hertfordshire. As a qualified nurse she worked in a range of hospital settings, including gynaecology and acute surgery, however she decided to specialise in Critical Care Nursing while working in an Adult Intensive Care Unit in one of London's hospitals. She later became a qualified stage 3 mentor and decided to pursue career as a Clinical Practice Educator, being responsible for the professional development of nursing staff on the unit, focusing primarily on newly appointed nurses with no prior ITU experience.
Currently she works full time as a lecturer in adult nursing however she also maintains close links with ITU where she specialised by working occasional shifts to keep her nursing knowledge and experience up-to-date.
BSc in English Language majoring in Teaching - Poland
Dip Advanced Adult Nursing - Middlesex University
RN Middlesex University
BSc Contemporary Nursing - University of Hertfordshire
AP7029X Mentorship for Practice (CPD) - St George's University of London
Chancellor's Scholarship for academic achievement - Middlesex University (2008)
University prize for the best overall performance in BSc (Hons) Contemporary Nursing - University of Hertfordshire (2014)
Current work and professional duties
Lecturer in Adult Nursing
Year 2 Programme Leader BSc Adult Nursing
Module leader: Essential Skills for Health Care Practice (part of the DipHE AP programme)
Link lecturer: medical and surgical wards in acute hospital
Link lecturer: in partnership with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust as part of 'Transition to Nursing in the UK and Graduate Study'
Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
Learning & Teaching Interests
Visiting hours in intensive care units - nurses', patient's and relatives' perceptions
Advanced life support - certified 2015
Nursing and Midwifery recruitment
Transition to nursing in the UK for overseas practitioners