Dr Lorna Jackson (MbChB, MRCP(UK), FRCEM, MAcadMed, AFHEA, Senior Honorary Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of St Andrews, Honorary Clinical Tutor, Centre for Medical Education, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh)
Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Faculty Member for Clinical Educator Program
Dr Lorna Jackson is a part time Consultant in Emergency Medicine in NHS Fife and as part of this role is heavily involved in the teaching of doctors in training during their placements in Emergency Medicine as well as being a clinical supervisor for GP trainees. As part of this role she under took the Clinical Educator Program (CEP) completing level 3 in 2010 and has since joined CEP as a facilitator, undertaking teaching observation feedback sessions, facilitating workshops and reviewing portfolios. She has also been involved with medical student interviews for the University of St Andrews since 2008. She has also been an Advanced life support instructor (including pre-hospital life support) since 2006.
1997 MBChB, University of Glasgow
2002 Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP(UK))
2003 Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS(A&E))
2007 Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (FRCEM)
2008 Senior Honorary Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of St Andrews
2015 Assocaite Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (AFHEA)
2015 Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (MAcadMEd)
2017 Honorary Clinical Tutor based in the Centre for Medical Education, in the College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Departmental teaching of training and non-training grade doctors who are rotating through the department. Involved in simulated sessions and the design and introduction of novel teaching styles.
Previously involved with the set up and implementation of a teaching schedule for Emergecny Care Practitioners and Critical Care Practitioners whislt an Emergency Medicine Registrar in Bristol.
Teach on Advanced life Support and Pre-hospital Advanced Life Support courses.
My main interest areas are Medical Education and the Emergency Medicine Management of Cardiovascular Disease, specifically CVA, TIA and cardiac chest pain.
Current research interestsCurrently interested in teaching and learning in medical education with particular focus on novel teaching styles.
I have previous publications related to Emergency Medicine:
Case Report: Symington L, Jackson L, Klassen B. Toxic Alcohol-but not intoxicated – a case report. Scott Med J 2005;50(3):129-130
Best Bet: Jackson L, Stewart A. Use of troponin for the diagnosis of myocardial contusion after blunt chest trauma. Emerg Med J 2005;22(3):193-195
Original Research: Jackson L, Kendall J, Castle N. Does pre-hospital thrombolysis increase the number of patients with an aborted myocardial infarction? Emerg Med J 2009;26:206-209
POSTER PRESENTATIONS :
Presented at Scottish Medical Education Conference 2016:
Training needs and service provision. S Rollings, M Currer, L Jackson, J Thomson
Changing Teaching in the Emergency Department with the Changing Workforce. J Wardlaw, M Currer, L Jackson, J Thomson
Part of the Team – Integrating GPs with a Special Interest into the ED. L Henderson, M Currer, L Jackson, J Thomson
Presented at NHS Scotland Event June 2018:
Simulating the hospital not just the ED! Using in situ simulation for multidisciplinary process testing. Julie Thomson, Lorna Jackson, Maggie Currer
Category winner at Scottish Medical Education Conference May 2019:
Stroke Feedback to Ambulance Crews Improves their Adherence to the Pathway and Improves Door to CT Times. Dr Lorna Jackson, Dr Julie Thomson, Brian Taylor and Tommy Dingwall .
Royal College of Emergency Medicine Conference 2019:
Stroke Swallow Feedback Improves Adherence to the Pathway for Stroke Swallow Assessments in Query Stroke. Dr Lorna Jackson, Dr Julie Thomson.
Scottish Cardiac Society annual general meeting 2003:
Jackson L, Currie P. The use of the TIMI risk scoring system in a district general hospital setting.
South West Academic Meeting 2006:
Jackson L, Kendall J, Castle N. Does pre-hospital thrombolysis increase the number of patients with an aborted myocardial infarction?
Learning and Teaching Conference 19th June 2019:
Getting the climate right: Clinical Educators’ Experiences of Teaching Observation and Feedback. Maia Forrester, Ian Lee, Lorna Jackson, Fiona Crichton, Debbie Aitken - oral presentation done by Ian and Maia.
Royal College of Emergency Medicine Conference 2007 :
Jackson L, Kendall J, Castle N. Does pre-hospital thrombolysis increase the number of patients with an aborted myocardial infarction? Emerg Med J 2007;24(suppl 1):A1I presented my audit/research project on the relationship between pre-hospital thrombolysis and aborted myocardial infarction as an oral presentation in the Roderick Little Prize session.