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Researcher: Lucas, PV (Dr Peter Lucas)

Fields of Research

Aged health care
Health services and systems
Paramedicine
Primary health care
Causes and prevention of crime
Police administration, procedures and practice
Health promotion
Aged care nursing
Other Indigenous studies
Public administration
Correctional theory, offender treatment and rehabilitation
Health and community services
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment

Research Objectives

Evaluation of health and support services
Health related to ageing
Other health
Pacific Peoples community services
Health education and promotion
Crime prevention
Families and family services
Ageing and older people
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Neonatal and child health
Unpaid work and volunteering
Community health care
Palliative care
Health policy evaluation
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Criminal justice
Evaluation of health outcomes
Law enforcement

Career Best Publications

Clinical placements in residential care facilities part 1: positive experiences; Journal of Paramedic Practice
Effects of Needle Exchanges in Hobart, Tasmania; Drug and Alcohol Review
Increasing Menís Awareness of the Effects on Children Exposed to Family and Domestic Violence
Prioritising the development of paramedic studentsí interpersonal skills; Journal of Paramedic Practice

Research Publications

Care of frail and older adults: A content analysis of paramedic operational clinical practice guidelines; International Emergency Nursing
Clinical placements in residential care facilities part 1: positive experiences; Journal of Paramedic Practice
Clinical placements in residential care facilities part 2: negative experiences; Journal of Paramedic Practice
Dementia in a regional hospital setting: contextual challenges and barriers to effective care; International Journal of Ageing and Later Life
Effects of Needle Exchanges in Hobart, Tasmania; Drug and Alcohol Review
Evaluation of the General Practitioner Assessment of Cognition (GPCOG) in Paramedic Practice; Paramedics Australasia Conference
Health Care Student Perceptions of Societal Vulnerability to Disasters in the Context of Population Aging; Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
Hearing Voices? Involving Drug Users In Partnerships; Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD) Conference
Increasing Menís Awareness of the Effects on Children Exposed to Family and Domestic Violence
Interprofessional education in aged-care facilities: Tensions and opportunities among undergraduate health student cohorts; Journal of Interprofessional Care
Pain assessment in older adults with dementia: An exploratory pilot study of paramedic studentsí perceptions of the utility of two validated assessment tools; Australasian Journal of Paramedicine
Paramedic assessment of frailty: an exploratory study of perceptions of frailty assessment tools; Irish Journal of Paramedicine
Paramedic care of frail and older adults: a content analysis of operational clinical practice guidelines; Australasian College of Paramedicine International Conference 2020
Paramedic confidence in estimating external blood loss; Australasian Journal of Paramedicine
Paramedic students' knowledge, attitudes, and preparedness to manage intimate partner violence patients; Prehospital Emergency Care
Preparing paramedic preceptors for supervising clinical placements in residential aged care facilities; Paramedics Australasia International Conference
Prescribing physical activity as a preventive measure for middle-aged Australians with dementia risk factors; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Prioritising the development of paramedic studentsí interpersonal skills; Journal of Paramedic Practice
Residential aged care facility clinical placements for undergraduate paramedic students: An evaluation of the Australian experience; Australasian Journal of Paramedicine
Spotlight in HIV and Hep C; The Medical Journal of Australia
The Dying Patient; Paramedic Principles and Practice: A Clinical Reasoning Approach 2nd ANZ Edition
Understanding interactions between paramedics and community dwelling people with dementia; Paramedics Australasia International Conference 2019

Research Projects

Engaging men who use violence; Department of Social Services (DoSS (Cwth))
Tasmanian Home and Community care (HACC) Access Point Evaluation ; Department of Health & Human Services - Home and Community Care (DHHS (HACC))
Understanding interactions between paramedics and community-dwelling people with dementia (PARADIgm); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Evaluation of Project Vigilance (Full Trial)
Evaluation of Project Vigilance - Electronic Monitoring of Family Violence Offenders
Tasmanian Psychostimulant Action Plan

Research Candidate Supervision