Alison Foster-Lill
Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Profile

Biography

After completing a BSc (Hons) in Environmental and Human Biology, Alison qualified as a nurse in 1989. Following qualification Alison worked in a variety of nursing roles within acute neurosurgery and critical care. When she first joined the department Alison worked as a lecturer practitioner. Alison undertook a MA in Education by research in 2008 looking at the experiences of student nurses undertaking a day long high fidelity clinical simulation.

Alison has a specific interest in student welfare and support and is a member of the university’s Student Experience Committee.

Alison is also a qualified professional work-place coach and is one of the accredited coaches supporting the university’s coaching initiative for all staff.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons)
  • RN
  • PGCE
  • MA (Ed)
  • RNT
  • ILM(3)

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • Co-operative Learning Groups (undergraduate nursing)
  • Long Term Conditions (undergraduate nursing)
  • Practice Experience modules (undergraduate nursing)
  • Communication in adult Nursing practice (undergraduate nursing)
  • Complex Care in adult nursing (undergraduate nursing)

Research

Overview

  • High fidelity clinical simulation

Supervision

Alison is interested in supervising PhDs in the field of high fidelity clinical simulation.

Publications

Full publications list

  • Galdas P.M. & Foster-Lill A. (2013) Strength in Solidarity: the benefits of developing a student-led nursing society Nursing Standard 27(18) 64.
  • Thompson CA , Foster A, Cole I, Dowding D (2004) ‘Using social judgement theory to model nurses use of clinical information in critical care education.’ Nurse Education Today. 25, p68-71.

Papers published in refereed conference proceedings

  • Foster-Lill (2009) ‘Embedding High Fidelity Clinical Simulation in Pre-registration Nursing Curricula’. Conference presentation – METI Clinical Simulation in Nurse Education Conference. Cardiff University 2009.
  • Thompson CA , Foster A, Cole I, Dowding D (2005) ‘Using social judgement theory to model nurses use of clinical information in critical care education.’ Poster presentation – International Nursing research Conference, RCN, 2005.

 

Contact details

Ms Alison Foster-Lill
Senior Lecturer

Tel: 01904 32(1676)