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 Linda Mutema

Linda Mutema

Lecturer: Radiography

School of Healthcare Sciences

Email
mutema@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0) 029 206 87673
Campuses
Room 3.21, 3rd floor, Ty Dewi Sant, Heath Campus, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF14 4XN

Overview

Research Interests

  • Measuring the effects of diagnosis, interventions and treatments
  • Curriculum development in radiodiagnostic imaging
  • Effective clinical application of professional and patient care skills

Biography

Qualifications

1996: Master of Education, University of Wales, Cardiff, UK

1985: Higher Diploma of the College of Radiographers, UK

1985: Teachers Diploma of the College of Radiographers, UK

1984: Further Education Teachers Certificate, City & Guilds (UK), Zimbabwe

1979: Diploma of the College of Radiographers (Diagnostic) (UK), Zimbabwe

Career Overview

2005   to date: Lecturer, Department of Radiography, Cardiff University

1995 - 2004: Lecturer, Department of Radiography, University of Wales College of Medicine (UWCM)

1992 -   1995: Senior Teacher, South East Wales School of Radiography, Cardiff

1990 -   1992: Teacher, South East Wales School of Radiography, Cardiff

1986 -   1990: Principal, School of Radiography, Parirenyatwa Hospital, Zimbabwe

1983 -   1985: British Council Study Fellow, The Middlesex Hospital, London

1979 -   1982: Radiographer, Harare Central Hospital, Zimbabwe

Teaching and Other Experience

My career has offered me a variety of teaching, managerial and other experience. I have been involved in planning and facilitating the learning, teaching and assessment of most subjects pertinent to my discipline. I have had, and continue to have particular interest and considerable involvement in teaching Human Biology and Imaging.

Supervision of undergraduate research also forms a significant part of my remit.

Current duties and responsibilities

  • Module leader, Practice of Imaging II (HC2002)
  • Lecturer, Practice of Imaging I (HC1004)
  • Programme Leader, Certificate of Higher Education in Assistant Radiographic Practice
  • Unfair Practice Coordinator, School of Healthcare Studies
  • Panel member, Cardiff University Unfair Practice Committee of Enquiry
  • Panel member, Cardiff University Appeal Board

Professional Activities / Interests

2004  to date: External examiner, BSc Diagnostic Radiography, National University of Science Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

2004 -   2007: External examiner, BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Imaging, City University, London

2003 -   present: Visitor, Health Professions Council (HPC), UK

2003 -   present: Registration Assessor, HPC, UK

2002 -   2005: Member, Programme Advisory and Programme Approval Panels, UWCM

1998 -   2003: External examiner, Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography, University of Zimbabwe

1989 -   1991: External examiner, Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

1986 -   1995: Viva voce examiner, Diploma of the College of Radiographers, UK (Examined in Zimbabwe and in the UK)

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Society of Radiographers, UK
  • Registered Radiographer, Health Professions Council (HPC), UK
  • Associate Member, International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technicians (ISRRT)

My current research interest is in measuring the effects of diagnosis, interventions and treatments in my discipline. In keeping with the School's research strategy, I am a key member of the research group that is taking this research theme forward.

I also have a keen interest in curriculum development. Research for my Master's degree focused on 'A Comparative Study of Courses in Diagnostic Radiography in the United Kingdom'.