Dr Jacqueline Bloomfield
RN RM, BN MN PGDip(Midwifery) UTS PGDip(Healthcare Ed) PhD Lond
Director Pre-registration programs
M02C - 88 Mallett Street - Building C
The University of Sydney
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Jacqueline Bloomfield has been a registered nurse since 1993, having completed a Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Technology Sydney. She is also a qualified midwife. Jacqueline has clinical experience in the fields of haemato-oncology, oncology and palliative care and has practised in both Australia and the United Kingdom. She is an experienced nurse academic who has taught at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and has supervised/ co-supervised students undertaking master's and doctoral degrees. From 2001, she worked at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London, before joining Sydney Nursing School as Director of Pre-registration programs in January 2013.
Jacqueline's interests include technology-enhanced learning, clinical skills education, simulation, haemato-oncology nursing and research methods. She is also interested in nursing history and professional issues. She was awarded a PhD from the University of London in 2008 for which she undertook a study that investigated the effectiveness of e-learning for clinical skills acquisition in first year nursing students.
Using simulation to enhance the skills and confidence of nursing and medical students when communicating with dying patients and their families: a pilot study
Reviewer for academic journals
Nurse Education Today
Cancer Nursing Practice
International Journal of Medical Studies
British Journal of Community Nursing
Palgrave Macmillan publishers
Awards and honours
2012: King's College London Teaching Innovation Fund (£12045) for study entitled "Speaking into the void: using voice in podcasts and mobile learning". Principal investigator: Dr Ann Wilkinson. Co- investigators/project team: Dr Jacqueline Bloomfield, B Quinn, Dr S Zschalier, I Barrett, R Toorabally and N McGregor.
2012: King's College London Teaching Innovation Fund (£22975) for a study entitled "hapTELX -- Haptics to enhance the teaching and learning of healthcare courses and robotics" Led by Professor Margaret Cox. Interdisciplinary project team includes Dr Jacqueline Bloomfield as representative of the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery.
2011: King"s College London Teaching Innovation Fund (£6300) for study entitled "Using simulation to enhance the skills and confidence of nursing and medical students when communication with dying patients and their families". Principal investigator: Dr Jacqueline Bloomfield. Co-investigator: Karen Gillett. Project team includes lecturers from the King's College London Medical School.
2010/11: University of London: Centre for Distance Education Teaching and Research Award (£3100.00) for study entitled; "Graduate Nursing Students perceptions and experiences of e-learning for the acquisition and development of clinical skills". Principal investigator: Dr Jacqueline Bloomfield. Co-investigator: Dr Anne Jones.
2010: Florence Nightingale Foundation Travel Scholarship award (£4000) for study entitled "Exploring the use of simulation and e-learning for clinical skills education in nursing: insights from the USA"
2002/2003: King's College London Teaching Fund Grant for "Clinical Skills for Health Professionals" Principal investigators: Jacqueline Bloomfield and Diane Tofts (£10,000).