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 Enrico De Luca

Enrico De Luca

Senior Lecturer (Education and Scholarship)

 South Cloisters 

 

South Cloisters, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

Overview

Enrico joined University of Exeter in April 2022 as a Senior Lecturer in the Academy of Nursing. He has held academic positions as a research fellow for the Department of Translational Medicine (UPO), Program Lead for Postgraduation Healthcare Professions courses, specifically for Community Nursing (2019-2021) and collaborated in research projects and education with University of Rome Sapienza - Psychology Faculty and Nursing Department.

Enrico possess a solid clinical background (acquired in 25 years of critical care nursing in Italy and in the UK) combined with an extensive experience in teaching health professions in practice.

In 2008, he has created, with some Italian nurses and health professionals, a group dedicated to the study of the Humanisation of Care and the use of touch and interpersonal contact within the care relationship. Therefore, he developed an interest in studies exploring the lived experience of Illness and person-centered model of care. And since then, he has been involved in teaching and research on the topic of Touch in the healthcare context.

In the academy of Nursing, Enrico is covering the role of clinical practice lead.

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing
  • Master’s degree in Pedagogy, Adult Education and Lifelong learning
  • PhD in Educational Research and Psychology

Research

Research interests

Enrico was actively involved in various Italian and international research projects, published in scientific journals, on topics such as intensive care, touch, palliative care, learning and interprofessional care, spirituality in health and innovation in health services.

He is interested in mixed method and qualitative research methodologies.

 

ResearchGate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Enrico-De-Luca-2

Research projects

  • “IFeCARE study. Family and Community Nurses’s Model of Care of the Santhià Center (Vercelli District): an Ethnographic study”. University of Oriental Piedmont – Department of Translational Medicine
  •  "The Palliative Care Specialization Pathways for Heath Care and Medical professions in Italy: a Sociological Study” - Unitelma Sapienza (Rome), University of Turin and University of Catanzaro.

Publications

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Publications by category


Journal articles

De Luca E, Cosentino C, Cedretto S, Maviglia AL, Bucci J, Dotto J, Artioli G, Bonacaro A (2022). Multidisciplinary team perceptions of the Case/Care Managers’ role implementation: a qualitative study. Acta Biomedica, 93(3). Abstract.

Publications by year


2022

De Luca E, Cosentino C, Cedretto S, Maviglia AL, Bucci J, Dotto J, Artioli G, Bonacaro A (2022). Multidisciplinary team perceptions of the Case/Care Managers’ role implementation: a qualitative study. Acta Biomedica, 93(3). Abstract.

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