Jacky Conduit is a lecturer in Nursing & Physiotherapy. She leads a small team of physiotherapy staff who have responsibility for physiotherapy practice education.
Her activities have a strong education focus. As well as delivery and assessment of learning and teaching across a range of levels, Jacky has experience in new programme development, course evaluation and design and quality monitoring. She has been involved in a number of programme, subject and School quality reviews, both physiotherapy subject specific and across other subject areas
Jacky has a particular interest in physiotherapy practice education. This is demonstrated through her work with students and practice educators both in the University and in the clinical workplace.
MSc Health Science
Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and registered with the Health Professions Council.
Diploma for Teachers of Physiotherapy.
Certificate in Education
Jacky Conduit qualified as a physiotherapist and worked clinically for a number of years in the UK before moving into physiotherapy education in 1978. She has worked in a number of HEIs, with experience in all aspects of physiotherapy programme and module development, delivery, assessment and evaluation, and was BSc Physiotherapy Admissions Tutor prior to her current role.
Jacky, in her current role as Lead for Physiotherapy Practice Education, manages a team of five physiotherapy clinical tutors supporting physiotherapy students’ practice education. The output of this team work has included the development of a practice placement website (www.clinicalphysio.bham.ac.uk ).
Jacky is also the Quality Lead and Fitness to Practice (FtP) Investigating Officer for Physiotherapy.
Facilitating physiotherapy student practice education
IPL and simulation
Long-term neurological conditions in the UK- member of research group that conducted recent systematic review
As part of her work within the Practice Placement Team, Jacky provides support for both physiotherapy students and their practice educators in the following locations:
Dudley Group of Hospitals
Worcester Acute (Kidderminster Hospital)
Worcester PCT ( Wyre Forest)
Externally, Jacky has acted as a convenor for the last four years at the annual Networking for Healthcare Education (NET) Conference and was invited to join their Scientific Panel in 2010. As a member of this panel Jacky reviews abstracts for this conference.
Hensman M, Conduit J (2012) Exploring Lessons Learnt - Reflections of Physiotherapy Students Participating in Interprofessional Clinical Skills Simulations. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 19(6): 317-325
Edwards A, Conduit J (2011) Do women’s ideas of ‘normal’ birth match those held by professionals? British Journal of Midwifery, 19(11): 720-728
Hoppitt T, Pall H, Calvert M, Gill P, Yao G, Ramsay J, James G, Conduit J, Sackley C (2011) A Systematic Review of the Incidence and Prevalence of Long-Term Neurological Conditions in the UK. Neuroepidemiology, 36(1): 19-28
Conduit J, Kyte D (2010) Involving Practice Educators in Researching Educational Resources for Physiotherapy Students. The Birmingham Conference, 20th May 2010.
Cross V, Liles C, Conduit J, Price J (2004) Linking reflective practice to evidence of competence: a workshop for allied health professionals. Reflective Practice, 5(1): 3-31.