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Jaden Allan

Assistant Professor

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Jaden is an Assistant Professor at Northumbria University. Jaden has almost two decades of lecturing experience, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, holds a Master of Science from Northumbria University in Education.  Additionally, he holds a post graduate certificate of education and is registered with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council as a lecturer. He is a registered Adult Nurse in the UK, has a Bachelor of Science in nursing, and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (Advance HE). He is currently one of the Board members for International Family Nursing Association: UK & Ireland Chapter.

Jaden joined Northumbria University having spent many years as a registered adult nurse working in NHS hospitals. His experience and responsibilities included a variety of clinical specialties within acute surgical and critical/intensive care, with a strong focus on family nursing and relationship centered care. His later role focused on strategic organisation of a range of health professional student placements, while providing support to students and supervisors/assessors during their clinical rotations in collaboration with Further and Higher Education institutions.

Jaden’s roles at Northumbria University have included Director of International Development and Recruitment for the faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Director of Programmes, Director of Learning and Teaching, Director of Transnational Education for the department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health. These roles have included responsibility for international nursing curricula writing, delivery, quality assurance and assessment monitoring in the UK and global market.

Jaden Allan

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Jaden's research expertise and interests include the dynamic support and development of students in education to enhance retention, progression and employability. This includes developing and leading peer support schemes for home and international students, recognising diversity and widening participation. 

Jaden also has over a decade of simulation based education experience, enhancing and leading on the development, implementation and dissemination of simulation in nursing education in a number of countries.

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  • Educators’ perceptions of their experiences of transnational education in nursing: A grounded theory study, Straughair, C., Allan, J., Conner, A., Morgan, D., Machin, A. 29 Apr 2023, In: Nurse Education in Practice
  • A guide to undertaking and understanding blood pressure measurement, Park, L., Ford, C., Allan, J. 7 Apr 2022, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics, Hill, B., Allan, J. 25 Feb 2021, Fundamentals of Pharmacology, Chichester, Wiley
  • Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics (Children's Nurses), Hill, B., Allan, J., Camara, C. Dec 2021, Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Children's Nurses, Chichester, Wiley
  • Data gathering and patient monitoring, Park, L., Allan, J., Hill, B. 8 Mar 2019, Learning to Care, China, Elsevier
  • How to take manual blood pressure, Park, L., Ford, C., Allan, J. 24 Jan 2019
  • Monitoring a pulse in adults, Allan, J., Sheppard, K. 22 Nov 2018, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • Improving performance amongst nursing students through the discovery of discrepancies during simulation, Unsworth, J., Melling, A., Tuffnell, C., Allan, J. 1 Jan 2016, In: Nurse Education in Practice
  • The OSCE in Nursing Education: Pre-registration to Post-qualifying perspectives, Platt, A., McQueen, S., Allan, J. 4 Feb 2016, Nordic Conference on Simulation in Health Sciences Education
  • Assessing human factors during simulation: The development and preliminary validation of the rescue assessment tool, Unsworth, J., Melling, A., Allan, J., Tucker, G., Kelleher, M. 2014, In: Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

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  • Organising a conference, workshop, ...: IFNA UK-Ireland Webinar Series "Early Career Researcher Forum". 2023
  • Membership of board: International Family Nursing Association: UK & Ireland Chapter, Executive Member. (External organisation) 2022
  • Organising a conference, workshop, ...: Learning Leadership (LTHTR) programme (Peer support: External). Plan, develop and deliver peer support training for staff and nursing students. 2020
  • Invited talk: Yanching Institute of Technology, Key note speaker/presenter: First Aid: ABCDE assessment, management of a choking patient and application of slings. 2019
  • Invited talk: Shanghai Lida University, Key note speaker/presenter: First Aid: ABCDE assessment, management of a choking patient and application of slings. 2019
  • Visiting an external academic institution: Nanjing Institute of Technology 2019
  • Visiting an external academic institution: Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2019
  • Other: Tianjin University Science and Technology articulation cooperation plan: Cross faculties. 2019
  • Invited talk: Northumbria University China Regional Conference 2019. Northumbria University: Faculty of Health and Life Science. 2019
  • Visiting an external academic institution: Beijing University of Agriculture 2019

  • Health Education MSc November 23 2009
  • Nursing DipHE September 01 2008
  • Health Studies Graduate Certificate July 29 2005
  • Education PGCE September 01 2002
  • Nursing Science BSc (Hons) September 01 1996
  • Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA), now AdvanceHE. SFHEA 2018
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015
  • NMC Lecturer / Practice Educator Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) 2005
  • Adult Nurse Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) 1998

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