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

Telephone +61 2 9351 0936

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Biographical details

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.

Research interests

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.

Current projects

Using simulation to enhance the skills and confidence of nursing and medical students when communicating with dying patients and their families: a pilot study

Associations

Reviewer for academic journals

Nurse Education Today
Contemporary Nurse
Cancer Nursing Practice
International Journal of Medical Studies
British Journal of Community Nursing
Palgrave Macmillan publishers
Sage Publications

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).

International links

United Kingdom

(King's College London ) 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.

Selected grants

2012

  • Speaking into the void: using voice in podcasts and mobile learning; Wilkinson A, Bloomfield J, Quinn B, Zschalier S, Barrett I, Toorabally R, McGregor N; Kings College London/Teaching Innovation Fund.

2011

  • Using simulation to enhance the skills and confidence of nursing and medical students when communication with dying patients and their families; Bloomfield J, Gillett K; Kings College London/Teaching Innovation Fund.

2010

  • Graduate Nursing Students perceptions and experiences of e-learning for the acquisition and development of clinical skills; Bloomfield J, Jones A; Kings College London/Centre for Distance Education Teaching and Research Award.
  • Exploring the use of simulation and e-learning for clinical skills education in nursing: insights from the USA; Bloomfield J; Florence Nightingale Foundation/Travel Scholarship Award.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Bloomfield, J., Pegram, A., Jones, C. (2010). How to pass your OSCE: a guide to success in nursing and midwifery. Harlow, England: Routledge.

Book Chapters

  • Bloomfield, J. (2011). Nursing Patients with Blood Disorders. In Christine Brooker and Maggie Nicol (Eds.), Alexanders Nursing Practice. London, UK: Elsevier Science.

Journals

  • Bloomfield, J., Cornish, J., Parry, A., Pegram, A., Moore, J. (2013). Clinical skills education for graduate-entry nursing students: enhancing learning using a multimodal approach. Nurse Education Today, 33(3), 247-252. [More Information]
  • McCrae, N., Bloomfield, J. (2013). Mental health nursing and the debate on assisted dying. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 20(7), 655-661. [More Information]
  • Pegram, A., Bloomfield, J. (2013). The importance of measuring blood pressure in mental health care. Mental Health Practice, 16(6), 33-36. [More Information]
  • Bloomfield, J., Jones, A. (2013). Using e-learning to support clinical skills acquisition: Exploring the experiences and perceptions of graduate first-year pre-registration nursing students - A mixed method study. Nurse Education Today, 33(12), 1605-1611. [More Information]
  • Bloomfield, J., Tanay, M. (2012). Chemotherapy in the community: the importance of patient assessment. British Journal of Community Nursing, 17(6), 278-283.
  • Bloomfield, J., Pegram, A. (2012). Improving nutrition and hydration in hospital: the nurse's responsibility. Nursing Standard, 26(34), 52-56. [More Information]
  • Bloomfield, J., Fordham-Clarke, C., Pegram, A., Cunningham, B. (2010). The development and evaluation of a computer-based resource to assist pre-registration nursing students with their preparation for objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs). Nurse Education Today, 30(2), 113-117. [More Information]
  • Bloomfield, J., Roberts, J., While, A. (2010). The effect of computer-assisted learning versus conventional teaching methods on the acquisition and retention of handwashing theory and skills in pre-qualification nursing students: a randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 47(3), 287-294. [More Information]
  • Bloomfield, J., Pegram, A., Jones, A. (2008). Recommended procedure for bedmaking in hospital. Nursing Standard, 22(23), 41-44. [More Information]
  • Pegram, A., Bloomfield, J., Jones, A. (2008). Safe use of rectal suppositories and enemas with adult patients. Nursing Standard, 22(38), 39-41. [More Information]
  • Bloomfield, J., While, A., Roberts, J. (2008). Using computer assisted learning for clinical skills education in nursing: integrative review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 63(3), 222-235. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Bloomfield, J., Cornish, J., Pegram, A. (2011). Clinical Skills Education for pre-registration nursing students: Meeting the diverse needs of learners using a multi-modal approach. 4th International Clinical Skills Conference, Not-Known.
  • Pegram, A., Cornish, J., Bloomfield, J. (2011). Debating Clinical Skills Education: Identifying Innovations to enhance skill development. 4th International Clinical Skills Conference, Not-Known.
  • Bloomfield, J., Cornish, J. (2011). Using e-learning to develop aseptic technique: patterns of use, influence on skill attainment and attitudes of nursing students. 4th International Clinical Skills Conference, Not-Known.

2013

  • Bloomfield, J., Cornish, J., Parry, A., Pegram, A., Moore, J. (2013). Clinical skills education for graduate-entry nursing students: enhancing learning using a multimodal approach. Nurse Education Today, 33(3), 247-252. [More Information]
  • McCrae, N., Bloomfield, J. (2013). Mental health nursing and the debate on assisted dying. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 20(7), 655-661. [More Information]
  • Pegram, A., Bloomfield, J. (2013). The importance of measuring blood pressure in mental health care. Mental Health Practice, 16(6), 33-36. [More Information]
  • Bloomfield, J., Jones, A. (2013). Using e-learning to support clinical skills acquisition: Exploring the experiences and perceptions of graduate first-year pre-registration nursing students - A mixed method study. Nurse Education Today, 33(12), 1605-1611. [More Information]

2012

  • Bloomfield, J., Tanay, M. (2012). Chemotherapy in the community: the importance of patient assessment. British Journal of Community Nursing, 17(6), 278-283.
  • Bloomfield, J., Pegram, A. (2012). Improving nutrition and hydration in hospital: the nurse's responsibility. Nursing Standard, 26(34), 52-56. [More Information]

2011

  • Bloomfield, J., Cornish, J., Pegram, A. (2011). Clinical Skills Education for pre-registration nursing students: Meeting the diverse needs of learners using a multi-modal approach. 4th International Clinical Skills Conference, Not-Known.
  • Pegram, A., Cornish, J., Bloomfield, J. (2011). Debating Clinical Skills Education: Identifying Innovations to enhance skill development. 4th International Clinical Skills Conference, Not-Known.
  • Bloomfield, J. (2011). Nursing Patients with Blood Disorders. In Christine Brooker and Maggie Nicol (Eds.), Alexanders Nursing Practice. London, UK: Elsevier Science.
  • Bloomfield, J., Cornish, J. (2011). Using e-learning to develop aseptic technique: patterns of use, influence on skill attainment and attitudes of nursing students. 4th International Clinical Skills Conference, Not-Known.

2010

  • Bloomfield, J., Pegram, A., Jones, C. (2010). How to pass your OSCE: a guide to success in nursing and midwifery. Harlow, England: Routledge.
  • Bloomfield, J., Fordham-Clarke, C., Pegram, A., Cunningham, B. (2010). The development and evaluation of a computer-based resource to assist pre-registration nursing students with their preparation for objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs). Nurse Education Today, 30(2), 113-117. [More Information]
  • Bloomfield, J., Roberts, J., While, A. (2010). The effect of computer-assisted learning versus conventional teaching methods on the acquisition and retention of handwashing theory and skills in pre-qualification nursing students: a randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 47(3), 287-294. [More Information]

2008

  • Bloomfield, J., Pegram, A., Jones, A. (2008). Recommended procedure for bedmaking in hospital. Nursing Standard, 22(23), 41-44. [More Information]
  • Pegram, A., Bloomfield, J., Jones, A. (2008). Safe use of rectal suppositories and enemas with adult patients. Nursing Standard, 22(38), 39-41. [More Information]
  • Bloomfield, J., While, A., Roberts, J. (2008). Using computer assisted learning for clinical skills education in nursing: integrative review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 63(3), 222-235. [More Information]

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