|Telephone Number:||0151 231 4133|
Room 3.01, Henry Cotton Building.
Senior Lecturer and Learning Disability Co-ordinator.
Cohort Leader. Module leader. Pre reg nursing - diversity, interpersonal communication, advanced therapeutic communication and level 5, 6 and 7 research. Post registration training and consultancy.
Trained as a general nurse at the University of College Hospital, London. Have worked as a staff nurse on drug and alcohol ward, medical ward, older person’s ward/end of life, children's burn unit, children and adults with physical and learning disability. I have managed research projects, as part of a team and individually. Worked as a researcher and taught in other Higher Education Institutions. Currently, I provide individual mentoring to individuals from a variety of organisations. I also design and deliver training to outside organisations.
Therapeutic communication, advanced communication models, research, learning disability, working and supporting individuals with learning disability who use health services and introducing this to our curriculum and nursing/health/occupational psychology.
Therapeutic communication and advanced communication models in pre-registration curriculum, post-registration and training. Supporting individuals with learning disability who use health services and creating links between health curriculum and research with this client group. Supporting staff delivering care in the NHS, private and voluntary organisations.
|Publications and conferences:||
Presentation at the Teaching and Learning Conference, In June 2012. It is about breaking the chains of the past. Allowing individuals who lived the experience to education. The Learning Disability Collaborative Group.
Poster presentation at the Teaching and Learning Conference, June 2011. Integrated approaches to curriculum design for the student learning disability experience: Everyone’s view counts. The Learning Disability Collaborative Group.
A. Maestri-Banks and P. Pope (2011) Interpersonal and Professional Skills citied in P. Birchenall and N. Adams (Ed) The Nursing Companion, Palgrave Student Companions, England.
Maestri-Banks, A (2000) Assessing the impact of hyperlipidaemia and dyspepsia guidelines. Guidelines in Practice Vol 3. Pp 55-60.
Maestri-Banks, A (1998) An overview of constipation : causes and treatment. International Journal of Palliative Nursing. Vol 4. No 6. pp 271-275.
Maestri-Banks, A., and Gosney, M. (1997) Nurses response to terminal care in the geriatric unit. International Journal of Palliative Nursing. Vol 3. No 6. Nov/Dec 1997. pp 345-350.
Maestri-Banks, A., and Burns, D. (1996) Assessing Constipation. Nursing Times May, 92/21, pp 28-30.
Mead, G., O’Keefe, S., Jacks, C., Maestri-Banks, A., Playfer, J., and Lye, M. (1995) What factors influence patient preferences regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation? Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London. Vol 29. No 24. July/August. pp 295-298.
|Role||Learning Disability Collaborative Group|
Learning Disability Steering Group - LJMU
Learning Disability Steering Group – RLUHT
North West People in Research Forum
|Part of Register||Field of Practice|
|1||Adult Nursing RGN|
|1||Registered Teacher RT|
|Registered General Nurse||Adult|
|Education and Training||PGCE HE|