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Jill Dobson

Senior Lecturer
School of Sport and Health Sciences

Jill's responsibilities are predominantly in the post-graduate critical care port-folio. Research interests include end of life and bereavement within the acute and critical care environment.

Jill is the Course Leader for the Advanced Certificate – (Specialist Ongoing Care Approaches). Her teaching responsibilities sit within the acute and chronic aspects of this course along with critical care teaching.

Jill qualified as a registered nurse in 2001 and subsequently worked mainly in critical care areas. She became a deputy ward manager in intensive care in 2005 and completed the specialist practitioner in Adult Intensive Care BSc at this time. She then specialised further and gained a position as a specialist nurse in bereavement and donation in 2008, obtaining a PGCert in Death, Bereavement and Human Tissue Studies and MSc in Nursing. Jill began her teaching career as a clinical skills tutor in Undergraduate medicine in 2010 and achieved her PGCE and became a lecturer at UCLan in 2013.

  • FHEA - UCLan-2018
  • MSc, (Nursing)-UCLan-2016
  • PGCE, (FE)- UCLan-2012
  • PGcert (Death, Bereavement & Human Tissue Studies) -Staffordshire University-2008
  • BSc (Hons, Specialist Practice) -UCLan-2004
  • Dip HE (Nursing)-UCLan-2001
  • Health, Nursing, Critical Care and End of Life
  • NMC registrant
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy