Victor Kpandemoi Abu
School/Division:Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery
Victor Kpandemoi Abu is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing in the Department of Health and Social Care at London South Bank University. He is the Leader of the 2017 Cohort of students on the BSc (Hons) in Adult Nursing, Leader of the Second Year BSc (Hons) Intermediate Professional Skills in Adult Nursing Practice module, and Link Lecturer for LSBU students on the BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Course on placement at the Guys and Saint Thomas NHS Trust.
He is studying Professional Doctorate in Education, Social Justice and Inclusion, with research interests in social constructivism and critical pedagogy, which are affiliated to pedagogies of poverty and equity, characterised by cooperative learning, critical thinking, praxis, and classroom dialogue. He believes that education institutions and society have a duty not to discriminate on grounds of age, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, race, and disability. His developing research focuses on promoting social justice education for creating space for students to become critical agents who actively question and negotiate deep-seated assumptions and myths that legitimise archaic and disempowering social practices.
Victor’s academic qualifications are: Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Master of Science in Clinical Research, Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Cancer Care, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Cancer and Palliative Care, Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling, Higher Education in Nursing and Higher Teachers Certificate in Secondary School Education.
Victor teaches on the pre-registration and post registration nursing courses at LSBU. He is the module leader for the Intermediate Professional Skills in Adult Nursing at the Southwark and Havering sites of the university. The module covers the skills component for the second year of the BSc (Hons) in Adult Nursing, incorporating the supervision and assessment of three clinical practice placements, palliative care and end-of-life care.
He teaches on the Professional Skills for Adult Nursing Practice module, which covers the skills component for the first year of the BSc (Hons) in Adult Nursing.
He teaches on the Patient Centred care module, which covers the theory aspects of nursing processes for the first year of the BSc (Hons) in Adult Nursing Course.
He is a module leader for the Competency Based Assessment for Nurses and Midwives, which is a continuing professional development for registered nurses studying mentorship.
He facilitates the Mentor Update programme for registered nurses at Guys and Saint Thomas NHS Trust, as part of their mandatory training.
- Fellow Higher Education
- Full member of the Nursing and Midwifery Council
Victor has had extensive clinical practice experience at the University College London Hospitals National Health Service Trust (UCLH) as clinical nurse specialist in prostate and uro-oncological care, senior staff in acute cancer care.
He has had extensive education and teaching experience in Sierra Leone and The Gambia.
He worked as an international free-lance journalist for the New People Press Catholic Magazine in Nairobi, Kenya.
He was the Secretary General of the National Union of Sierra Leone Students (NUSS) and President of the Milton Margai Teachers College Students Union in Sierra Leone, and Student Representative and Steward of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in the United Kingdom.
He is the proud owner of the Rendezvous Hotel in Kenema Sierra Leone, and has interests in property development and agriculture industry in Sierra Leone.
He is the Chairman of the Milton Margai Alumni United Kingdom and Europe, member of the Old Saint Andrew’s Secondary School Association (OSASA) United Kingdom and Europe branch, and regular Master of Ceremony at Sierra Leone social events in the United Kingdom.
He enjoy listening to the BBC World Service, gardening and Doing It Yourself (DIY), and passionate about professional development and community development in Sierra Leone.