Speakers - Prof. Melanie Rogers
Prof. Melanie Rogers
Professor of Advanced Practice and Spirituality at the University of Huddersfield, Director of the ICN Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse Academy of Research and Enterprise
Professor Melanie Rogers is an internationally renowned Advanced Practice Nurse clinician, educator and researcher. She is the Professor of Advanced Practice and Spirituality at the University of Huddersfield, in England as well as a National Teaching Fellow in these areas of specialism. She still works clinically as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care. Melanie is currently the Director of the ICN Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse Academy of Research and Enterprise and served at Chair of the Network for 5 years. Her international work and collaborations are extensive and well developed; she has been presented with the Queens Nurse award for her work in practice and education. She also holds an international certification as a Global Nurse Consultant.
Dr Rogers is passionate about advanced practice as a way of providing the care needed at the point of need for patients. Her work and research has focused on how to provide truly holistic care to patients and her doctoral studies have led to a framework for Nurse Practitioners to help patients find hope, meaning and purpose during times of illness and challenge.
She has multiple publications related to advanced practice and has published two edited books; Spiritually Competent Practice and Spiritual Dimensions of Advanced Practice Nursing. Her recent research projects have included global studies on Job Satisfaction for Nurse Practitioners in Developed and Developing Countries, Diagnostic Reasoning skills of APNs and Emotional and Spiritual Wellbeing and Resilience of APNs during Covid-19 globally. Dr Rogers chaired the working party that developed the 2020 ICN APN Guidelines.
Professor Melanie Rogers
National Teaching Fellow for Advanced Practice
PhD, Queens Nurse, ICN Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse
Network Director ICN NP/APNN Global Academy of Research and Enterprise
Spiritualty Scholars Network Chair International Network for the Study of Spirituality
MSc ANP, BSc N, RGN, Dip A&E, Dip Counselling, Dip Women’s Health, Dip HPE, PGCE, FHEA