Staff profile: Shirley Jones, Senior Lecturer on the MSc PhysiotherapyBy Anglia Ruskin University Jan 09, 2013 1:40AM UTC
Here Shirley Jones, Senior Lecturer teaching on the MSc Physiotherapy tells us a little about her professional experience and why she feels that our MSc in Physiotherapy could be the right course for you.
I previously worked as a physiotherapist in the NHS before moving into higher education as a lecturer, then to senior lecturer, teaching undergraduate physiotherapy programmes inLiverpool. Since joiningAngliaRuskinUniversityI’ve been involved in Inter-professional education working with students from a variety of health & social care backgrounds. I am a member of the Education Forum of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and my main research interests focus on Continuing Professional Development and the education of health and social care professionals and the promotion of Inter-professional collaboration
Our MSc Physiotherapy has been developed to reflect the current World Health Organisation (WHO) andUKagenda for promoting health and well-being of individuals and communities. The course will build on your practice and enable you to:
• focus on exercise as an essential component in both the prevention and treatment of many diseases that are common today and articulates with the current Charted Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) campaign ‘Move for Health’ and Department of Health campaign ‘Change 4 Life.’ The exercise agenda is also timely given the 2012 Olympics
• develop your leadership skills which are vital for today’s health care professionals
• focus on clinical specialty, exploring the evidence base, evaluating your own practice.
Any one deciding to join us will become part of a vibrant community of health and social care professionals and have access to excellent facilities and academic staff with a wealth of experience and research interests that crosses the broad spectrum of health care, including physiotherapy, radiography, social work and nursing.
There is input from a number of experts including:
• Experienced Clinicians
• Chair of the Local Research Ethics Committee
Here at Anglia Ruskin we are here to help our students develop both personally & professionally, but we are also here to support you during your academic life. The university has a dedicated student’s services team that can offer support and advice on a full range of issues such as financial advice, careers, learning support. The university even has a dedicated employment bureau that will try to help you find part-time work during your studies.
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