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Claire Staniland FHEA, BSc (hons), PGCert, MSc,

Senior Lecturer In Physiotherapy

Summary

I am a senior physiotherapy lecturer and UG physiotherapy admissions tutor. I specialise in neurological physiotherapy and teaches across all undergraduate and postgraduate levels. I lead level 4 neurology modules and am also Pebblepad lead.

  • About

    I am a senior physiotherapy lecturer, Level 6 BSc Physiotherapy Year Leader, Collaborative Course Leader FDSc Professional Practice in Health and Social Care.

    I qualified as a physiotherapist in 1998. After completing junior rotations at Bassetlaw Hospital and then Rotherham, I specialised clinically in both acute and long term management of neurological conditions. I developed new roles and lead services within the NHS in elderly care, stroke early discharge, neurological inpatients and out-patients. I worked privately as a neurological physiotherapist in out-patients and community.

    I started working as a lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University in 2007, initially on a secondment and then full time. I have worked as admissions tutor for the undergraduate BSc and pre registration MSc physiotherapy course, and also as a placement lead.

    I specialise in neurological physiotherapy and teach across all undergraduate and postgraduate levels. I module lead level 4 Neurological Physiotherapy and level 7 Clinical Reasoning in Physiotherapy. I also lead modules within the FDSc.

    I have taught on and led inter-professional teaching across the College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences. I led the level 4 module centred on professionalism, ethics and safeguarding.

    My areas of interest include:

    • Neurological management and rehabilitation
    • CBT
    • MI
    • Vestibular rehab
    • E learning

    I have been the Pebblepad lead for Physiotherapy for a number of years which has involved supporting and training staff, students and external partners. I presented at an E-portfolio conference in Maastricht in 2009 promoting the work at SHU using Pebblepad.

    Neurological management and rehabilitation
    CBT
    MI
    Vestibular rehab

  • Teaching

    Health And Wellbeing

    Allied Health Professions

    Health And Wellbeing

    Physiotherapy

    BSc Physiotherapy, MSc Pre Reg Physiotherapy

    Physiotherapy

    BSc Physiotherapy

  • Research

     I completed my MSC research in 2017. This included the development and deployment of an E-learning resource to train physiotherapy lecturers in cognitive behavioural therapy and motivational interviewing. The knowledge and understanding of the participants before and after the training was explored using semi structures interviews.

    Claire is about to embark upon her MSC research. This will be looking at the development and deployment of an E-learning resource to train physiotherapy lecturers in CBT and MI. The knowledge and understanding of the participants before and after the training will be explored via interviews.

  • Publications

    E-portfolio conference presentation in Maastricht October 2009 on how SHU have integrated Pebblepad onto the Physiotherapy Course

  • Other activities

    I am Collaborative Course Leader for the FDSc Professional Practice in Health and Social Care.

  • Postgraduate supervision

    I supervise students across all MSc routes for their dissertation. 

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