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Researcher: Van Dam, PJ (Dr Pieter Van Dam)

Fields of Research

Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Nursing
Health care administration
Health systems
Health services and systems
Radiation therapy
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Nutrition and dietetics
Implementation science and evaluation
Occupational therapy
Preventative health care
Health informatics and information systems
Primary health care
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Aged health care
Paediatrics
Human resources management
Nursing workforce
Emergency medicine
Education assessment and evaluation
Paramedicine
Professional education and training
Community child health
Prosthodontics
Physiotherapy
Acute care
Health and community services
Work integrated learning (incl. internships)
Rheumatology and arthritis
Stochastic analysis and modelling
Public health
Correctional theory, offender treatment and rehabilitation
Patient safety
Palliative care
Aged care nursing
Mental health services

Research Objectives

Learner and learning
Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs)
Nursing
Health policy evaluation
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Inpatient hospital care
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Evaluation of health outcomes
Nutrition
Evaluation of health and support services
Health education and promotion
Behaviour and health
Other education and training
Health inequalities
Primary care
Community health care
Higher education
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Policies and development
Management, resources and leadership
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Other health
Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Management of water consumption by information and communication services
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences
Palliative care
Rehabilitation and correctional services
Social structure and health
Provision of health and support services
Application software packages

Career Best Publications

A reflection on six years of healthcare redesign: Lesson learned; ‘Redesigning the Future of Health’ Symposium
Leadership development in healthcare: The role of clinical expertise
Learning in practice: collaboration Is the way to improve health system outcomes; Healthcare
Nursing Leadership Learning in Practice: A Four Stage Learning Process; International Archives of Nursing and Health Care
Research views & Research creation workshop; Allied Health Symposium
What motivates their food choice? children are key informants; Appetite
Work-integrated learning for improving patient centered care, efficiency and quality; ISQua 36th International Conference, Innovate, Implement, Improve: Beating the Drum for Safety, Quality and Equity

Research Publications

A Curriculum Design with Outcomes Reaching Beyond the Class Room; Teaching Matters 2018
A reflection on six years of healthcare redesign: Lesson learned; ‘Redesigning the Future of Health’ Symposium
A reflection on six years of healthcare redesign: Lesson learned; ‘Redesigning the Future of Health’ Symposium
Academic requirements, social interaction and the influence of educators: an investigation into a postgraduate healthcare redesign course; Teaching Matters 2019
Advanced Practice Radiation Therapists: an Australian Context; ASMIRT2018
Advanced practice radiation therapists: an Australian context; Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences
Altruism in paramedicine: a scoping review; Healthcare
Association between influenza vaccine administration and primary care consultations for respiratory infections: Sentinel network study of five seasons (2014/2015–2018/2019) in the UK; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Avoiding hospital admissions through the extended role of the occupational therapist; ISQua's 38th International Conference
Barriers and enablers to quality improvement: looking outside the framework; 3rd Conference on Leadership and Practice Development in Health: Quality and Safety through Workplace Learning
Building resilience in a professional services community: The role of leadership development; 52nd Adult Learning Australia National Conference: Lifelong Learning - Resilient Communities
Connecting with industry to deliver Work-Integrated Learning in partnership; Teaching Matters 2020
Delivering a work-integrated learning postgraduate course during COVID-19: Experiences, challenges and strategies; Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development
Developing as a Clinical Nurse Leader: A grounded theory study; Leadership and Practice Development in Health: Quality and Safety through Workplace Learning
Developing positive leadership in health and human services; SA Journal of Industrial Psychology
Development and evaluation of a massive open online course on healthcare redesign: a novel method for engaging healthcare workers in quality improvement; Nursing reports
Development and evaluation of a MOOC on healthcare redesign; ISQua's 38th International Conference
Discovering social process in a grounded theory study; 2013 School of Nursing & Midwifery Graduate Research Symposium
Evaluating a novel extended scope of occupational therapy service aimed at hospital avoidance in Tasmania, Australia, from the perspective of stakeholders; Healthcare
Evaluating a Novel Extended Scope of Occupational Therapy Service Aimed at Hospital Avoidance in Tasmania, Australia, from the Perspective of Stakeholders; University of Tasmania’s Cradle Coast Academic Community of Practice (CCACoP) Conference 2022
Evidence-based Clinical Redesign education as a vehicle for health service improvement; 5th APAC Forum Exploring New Frontiers
Health System Improvement through Innovative Curriculum Design; CAPHIA 2017 Public Health Teaching & Learning Forum
Human relationship skills for redesign: Understanding our shared humanity; Sustainable Healthcare Transformation, International Conference on Health system Innovation
Implementing national health reform - is organisational culture the key?; Australian Political Studies Association Conference
Integrating patient complexity into health policy: a conceptual framework; Australian Health Review
Investigating opinions of, and perceptions to, advanced practice radiation therapist roles; Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Is there a role for an extended scope of occupational therapy service in Tasmania; Tasmanian Allied Health Symposium
Leadership development in healthcare: The role of clinical expertise
Leadership Learning in Clinical Practice: A Grounded Theory Study; The 13th International Studying Leadership Conference. Rigour in Leaderhip Research and Practice.
Leading learning: Collaboration is the way; Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA)
Learning and changing: Activating leadership development opportunities in practice; Graduate Research - Sharing Excellence in Research Conference
Learning in practice: collaboration Is the way to improve health system outcomes; Healthcare
Making healthy food desirable to children; a theoretical model; Public Health Prevention Conference
Making healthy food desirable; perspectives from children; Public Health Association Australia Prevention Conference
Making healthy food desirable; perspectives from children; Dietitians Association of Australia 35th national conference
Making Leadership Learning Visible: How Clinical Nurse Leaders learn to lead in practice; 3rd ADMC Nursing Conference
Measuring Transformational Leadership in Establishing Nursing Care Excellence; Healthcare
Moving towards a practice based approach to leadership development; Nursing and Midwifery Leadership Conference 2015
Nurses’ perceptions of preparedness for acting as Nurse Unit Managers: A cross-sectional study; Collegian
Nursing Leadership Learning in Practice: A Four Stage Learning Process; International Archives of Nursing and Health Care
Organizational support in healthcare redesign education: A mixed-methods exploratory study of expert coach and executive sponsor experiences; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Partnering in Redesign - Building Future Health Leaders to Achieve the Triple Aim; International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare
Patient Complexity: A Unified Model; Value-Based Health Care Conference
Personal electronic healthcare records: What influences consumers to engage with their clinical data online? A literature review; Health Information Management
Research views & Research creation workshop; Allied Health Symposium
Responding to the opportunities: A grounded theory of leadership development; 3rd Asia-Pacific International Conference on Qaulitative Research in Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Six Rights to a Masters in Public Health Curriculum Redesign; CAPHIA 2017 Public Health Teaching & Learning Forum
Sustaining the nursing workforce through transformational leadership: a Tasmanian perspective; 32nd Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference
Teaching for graduate success / Empowering students / Evidence-informed teaching / Designing for success; Teaching Matters
Telehealth experiences of vulnerable clients living in Tasmania; Australian Journal of Rural Health
The benefits of Lean Principles in health and hospital (re)design
The Essence of the Clinical Work Environment in Leadership Development; The Tasmanian Health Science HDR Student Conference
The experiences of patients treated with complete removable dentures: a systematic literature review of qualitative research; Oral
The healthcare redesign student experience: qualitative and quantitative insights of postgraduate work-integrated learning; Higher Education Research and Development
The introduction of clinical redesign content into an undergraduate curriculum: An innovative way of introducing medical students to the concepts of health service improvement; Sustainable Healthcare Transformation International Conference on Health System Innovation
The tipping point: Management and leadership development in Tasmanian health and human services; 27th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference: Managing from the Edge, ANZAM, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Ulna length for wight status assessment; ISBNPA 2018
Use of computed tomography pulmonary angiography in emergency departments: a literature review; Healthcare
Using a constructivist grounded theory approach to make leadership learning visible; 2012 Graduate Research Symposium
Virtual projects: A learning and teaching strategy for maintaining connections during and post COVID-19; Teaching Matters 2020
What motivates their food choice? children are key informants; Appetite
Work-integrated learning for improving patient centered care, efficiency and quality; ISQua 36th International Conference, Innovate, Implement, Improve: Beating the Drum for Safety, Quality and Equity
Workplace leadership learning for healthcare professionals

Research Projects

An Investigation into in the Optimisation of Patient Flow; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Providing high-value care for osteoarthritis patients at the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH); Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)

Research Candidate Supervision