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Heather has recently taken on the role of Professional Lead for Physiotherapy. Her clinical background is in the cardio-respiratory field of physiotherapy, having spent the majority of her clinical years working with chronic respiratory patients, and on the Intensive Care Unit at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
Heather has been working in undergraduate physiotherapy education since December of 2001. Her area of specialism is cardio-respiratory physiotherapy, but she has a keen interest in reflection and reflective practice, and the student experience of learning through clinical practice.
Heather was course leader for the BSc Hons Physiotherapy programme at UCLan from 2008-2018, as well as having responsibility for course admissions.
Heather has worked with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy on the development and implementation of an e-portfolio, as well as other continuing professional development activities with the society, most recently, the development of degree level apprenticeships within the profession.
Stewart, Heather Christine ORCID: 0000-0002-4657-3221, Roddam, Hazel ORCID: 0000-0002-0637-1801, Wisby, Deborah Ann and Selfe, James (2017) The influence of portfolio aims and structure on student attitudes towards portfolios as a learning tool: A Scoping Review. Physical Therapy Reviews, 22 (1-2). pp. 86-94. ISSN 1083-3196
Roddam, Hazel ORCID: 0000-0002-0637-1801, Jansen, Jessie, Stewart, Heather Christine ORCID: 0000-0002-4657-3221 and May, Karen Alison ORCID: 0000-0001-9621-8466 (2014) Building Future Research Capacity In Student Healthcare Practitioners Through Research-Informed-Teaching. UCLan Journal of Pedagogic Research, 5 . ISSN 2048-8815
Chambers, Alison, Cochrane, Alison, Duffy, A, Harrison, L, Ingman, E, Stewart, Heather Christine ORCID: 0000-0002-4657-3221 and Selfe, James (2005) Development of a foundation degree in health and social care. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 12 (6). pp. 243-248. ISSN 1741-1645
Heather is currently undertaking her PhD studies, looking into the influence of student portfolios on attitudes towards CPD