Consultant Nurse, Learning Disabilities
Karina is the learning disability nurse consultant at SLaM. Karina is an experienced learning disability nurse who has worked across specialist inpatient and community services in south London for people with a learning disability and additional mental illness. Karina’s areas of special interest are in the mental health needs of adults with learning disabilities and education and training to enhance clinical practice and workforce development. Karina led a two-year project scoping the education and training needs of clinicians in relation to learning disabilities and developing and delivering training initiatives such as eLearning, clinical simulation and skills-based conferences to enhance clinical practice and reduce health inequalities experienced by people with learning disabilities.