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Jill Gilthorpe

Senior Lecturer

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

Jill is a registered chartered physiotherapist (MCSP, HCPC) and Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy. Prior to teaching her clinical physiotherapy experience was varied but mainly within inpatient care with a focus on respiratory care and critical care.

Jill is currently Module Lead for two physiotherapy modules, Foundations in Physiotherapy Practice and Introduction to Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy.

 Jill has a genuine interest in teaching and facilitating students’ learning of core areas of physiotherapy practice.  She is involved in developing the use of simulation, both high and low fidelity within the physiotherapy programmes and within interprofessional teaching. She is actively engaged in learning and teaching and has a Masters in Academic Practice.

Jill contributes to interprofessional learning and teaching within healthcare programmes at the university, working with closely with colleagues in nursing, occupational therapy, midwifery and operating department practitioners as a member of the Moving and Handling and Basic Life Support Teams.

Jill Gilthorpe

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Research themes and scholarly interests

Foundation skills in physiotherapy practice 

Cardiorespiratory physiotherapy                                                                           

Use of high fidelity and low fidelity simulation within physiotherapy and interprofessional teaching and learning

Assessment for learning and the use formative feedback

Facilitating student learning and engagement

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • International Bariatric Training - Safe Manual Handling Techniques for Healthcare Students, Fairbairn, S., Taylor, S., Ford, C., Hutchinson, A., Gilthorpe, J. 6 Nov 2019, Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare 10th Anniversary Conference 2019
  • Interprofessional bariatric training: Safe manual handling techniques for healthcare students, Fairbairn, S., Ford, C., Taylor, S., Gilthorpe, J., Tweedlie, J., Hutchinson, A. 21 Mar 2019, North East Simulation Network Event
  • Interprofessional education for practice: moving and handling for people with complex needs in contemporary healthcare, Gilthorpe, J., Fairbairn, S., Taylor, S., Hutchinson, A., Ford, C., Tweedlie, J. 1 Nov 2019, Physiotherapy UK Conference 2019
  • 'Let the platform see the learning': eLP and participatory learning, Gilthorpe, J., Connell, T., Stephens, J. 27 Mar 2015, The North East Regional Three Rivers Conference
  • 'Walls and Windows' – student voices in elective placement organisation., Gilthorpe, J., Stephens, J. 27 Mar 2015, The North East Regional Three Rivers Conference
  • ‘Walls and Windows’ – student voices in elective placement organisation, Stephens, J., Gilthorpe, J. Oct 2015, Physiotherapy UK 2015
  • Developing competency and confidence through assessment for learning, Gilthorpe, J., Stephens, J. 27 Jun 2013, 4th Assessment in Higher Education Conference
  • Developing competency and confidence through assessment for learning, Gilthorpe, J., Stephens, J. Oct 2012, Physiotherapy UK Conference
  • Developing competency and confidence through assessment for learning, Gilthorpe, J., Stephens, J. Jul 2011, Assessment in Higher Education Conference 2011
  • Developing competency and confidence through assessment for learning, Gilthorpe, J., Stephens, J. Jul 2011, World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress (WCPT 2011)

Qualifications

  • Academic Studies in Education MA August 01 2012
  • Teacher Training Diploma December 01 1984
  • Teacher Training Certificate December 01 1984
  • Health BSc
  • Diploma in Teaching Physiotherapy DIP TP 1984
  • Member Chartered Society of Physiotherapy CSP 1978
  • Health and Care Professions Council HCPC
  • Member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care


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