MA Ed, BSc (Hons) VN, PGCE, QTLS, CertVN (Dent), RVN
Claire qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2003, when she graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Veterinary Nursing from Myerscough College, and The University of Central Lancashire. She worked at Hillcrest Animal Hospital in Chorley until the end of 2005 and completed the BVNA Veterinary Nurse Certificate in Dentistry in 2004. Claire then began part-time work at Petmedics Veterinary Surgeons in Manchester with a referral dental veterinary surgeon and part-time veterinary nursing and animal care teaching at Myerscough College.
In 2006 she accepted the full-time post of Veterinary Nursing Lecturer at Myerscough College and completed her PCGE in 2007, Masters Degree in Education in 2011, and QTLS teaching qualification in 2012. She also enrolled on a Professional Doctorate in Education in 2012.
Claire teaches to all levels of student VN, from the Further Education Level 3 Diploma, to the FdSc Veterinary Nursing, the HE Diploma in Clinical Veterinary Nursing/RCVS Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing course and BSc (Hons) top-up degrees. Her main teaching however is now focused on the Higher Education Veterinary Nursing courses and she is the HE Assistant Head of School for Veterinary Nursing and Farriery at Myerscough College.