Allan David Gardner

Allan David Gardner

Senior Lecturer in Advanced Clinical Practice

School of Sport and Health Sciences

Brook Building, BB318

+44 (0) 1772 89 5193

Subject Areas: Nursing and Midwifery

Allan is Course and Module leader for elements of the Advanced Clinical Practice education at UCLan. He is passionate about delivering excellent quality education for experienced clinicians developing their knowledge and skills at an Advanced level.

Full Profile

Allan has worked as a Registered Nurse (Adult) since 2006. He gained extensive clinical experience in Acute Surgical and Medical care, in particular working in Vascular Surgery and Medical Assessment areas. In 2011 Allan began working in Advanced Clinical Practice as part of an Otolaryngology (ENT) team. This enabled him to develop his practice within a range of clinical settings, including Out Patients, Acute, and Critical Care areas.

In 2014 Allan graduated with an MSc (Distinction) in Advanced Clinical Practice from the University of Cumbria. The same year Allan started working at UCLan as a lecturer in Pre-Registration Nursing. He now continues his work at UCLan as Course and Module leader within the Multi-Professional Development and Practice team, delivering Advanced Clinical Practice education to Nurses and AHPs.

  • PGCert Health and  Social Care Education, University of Central Lancashire, 2017
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice, University of Cumbria, 2014
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing, St Martins College – Lancaster University, 2006
  • NMC

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Course Leader for BSc (Hons) Nurse Practitioner and PGCert Enhanced Clinical Practice

External Affiliations and Roles

External Examiner for University of South Wales