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Gillian Armitage

Senior Lecturer

School of Community Health and Midwifery

Greenbank Building, GR208

+44 (0) 1772 89 3695

garmitage@uclan.ac.uk

Gillian’s professional interests lie in community setting including practice nursing and advanced practice. She is a senior lecturer and a qualified NMC nurse tutor and teaches across the pre-registration and post-registration courses. Her special interests are advanced clinical skills and triage. She is the course leader for the BSc(Hons) and Postgraduate Diploma Community Specialist Practitioner course and the University Advanced Certificate in Management of Minor Ailments.

Qualifications

1982 Registered General Nurse Preston School of Nursing

1983 Certificate Physiology for Nurses Preston Polytechnic

1985 State Certified Midwife Preston School of Midwifery

1991 Family Planning Certificate Liverpool University

1993 Asthma Diploma Stratford on Avon Asthma Centre

1998 Autonomous Practice Lancaster University

1998 BSc (Hons) Health Studies / Nurse Practitioner Lancaster University

1999 A51 Practice Nursing Lancaster University

2007 Post Graduate Certificate in Education UCLan

2009 NMC Nurse Tutor UCLan

2010 Fellow Higher Education Academy (SD2) UCLan

Publications

2011 Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing – Chapter - Clinical skills

2002 Living with a chronic disease – A practitioners’ guide to improving care – Chapter Epilepsy

Teaching Activities

Course Leader:  

BSc(Hons) and Postgraduate Diploma Community Specialist Practitioner

University Advanced Certificate in Management of Minor Ailments

Module Leader:

Practice Nursing Pathway

Context of Community Practice

Perspectives/ Concepts of Community Practice

Principles of Community Practice / Concepts of Community Practice (e-learning)

Management of Same Day Consultation

Principles and Practice of Triage in Primary Care

Senior Lecturer: Advanced Practitioner

Non Medical Prescribing

Long Term Conditions