Rebecca is an Operating Department Practitioner who joined the University of Hull in 2013 as a seconded lecturer practitioner following a period of guest lecturing for the Operating Department Practice team since 2010.
Her previous degree was in Philosophy with a dissertation focus on clinical ethics decisions in light of the introduction of biomedical advancements. Rebecca is currently undertaking her PhD in Philosophy. The work is looking into the nature of moral character and the implications for health professional education.
As part of the Operating Department Practice team at the University of Hull, Rebecca was engaged in the development of the BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice programme which replaced the previous diploma qualification. This involved liaison with clinical partners and the development of an e-Portfolio for clinical assessment. Rebecca is currently the programme admissions tutor and teaches across all levels of undergraduate study as well as teaching on the level 7 Advanced Practice programme within the Faculty of Health Sciences.
Rebecca currently sits as a committee member for the Faculty of Health Sciences and Faculty or Arts Culture and Education research ethics committees. Outside of the organisation, Rebecca is a committee member of the Access to Higher Education Committee for Certa.