Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

Ms Dawn Firth


Dawn Firth

Lecturer in Nursing

Post Nominals RGN, MSc, FHEA
Biography I am a lecturer in nursing and have worked at the University of Hull since 2018 gaining my FHEA in 2019.

I studied for an MSc in Advanced Safeguarding at the University of Huddersfield whilst working as a specialist nurse in children's safeguarding within a multi-agency team. Prior to this i worked as a school nurse with a public health role. I gained my RGN status at the Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham.

Since joining the university i have become the programme director for the Nursing Associate Apprenticeship supporting the development of this new programme and working closely with employer partners. I teach across all programmes, including the University Certificate, Apprenticeship, BSc Adult Nursing and Post Registration SCPHN programme.
Research Interests Domestic Abuse, Trainee Nursing Associates experience of academic learning, Trainee Nursing Associates understanding of their clinical role.
Teaching and Learning Undergraduate
Learning for the Workplace
Introduction to health and social care practice
Life sciences (sociology)
Promoting Health Preventing Ill Health
Effective Communication
Fundamentals of Professional Practice
Evidence Based Practice
Context of Nursing Associate Practice
Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Practice
Evidencing Values Based Care and Conduct
Dissertation Supervision

Post Graduate
Working in families and communities to safeguard young people: Domestic Abuse
Developing Effective Interagency and Partnership Working