Web Access Research Portal

Researcher: Courtney-Pratt, HM (Dr Helen Courtney-Pratt)

Fields of Research

Nursing
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Aged Care Nursing
Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Aged Health Care
Respiratory Diseases
Health and Community Services
Higher Education
Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative)
Population Trends and Policies
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Primary Health Care
Physiotherapy
Paediatrics
Social and Cultural Geography
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Communications Technologies
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Public Health and Health Services
Human Geography
Clinical Sciences
Family Care
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Health Promotion
Performing Arts and Creative Writing

Research Objectives

Nursing
Health Education and Promotion
Health and Support Services
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Health Related to Ageing
Child Health
Health
Palliative Care
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Information Services
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Social Structure and Health
Learner and Learning Processes
Learner and Learning
Learner Development
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Disability and Functional Capacity
Recreation

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'I was yelled at, intimidated and treated unfairly': nursing students' experiences of being bullied in clinical and academic settings; Journal of Clinical Nursing
More than just clowns - Clown Doctor rounds and their impact for children, families and staff; Journal of Child Health Care
Analysis of the Empathic Concern Subscale of the Emotional Response Questionnaire in a Study Evaluating the Impact of a 3D Cultural Simulation; International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship
Are passionate clinical leaders enough for excellence in Teaching Aged Care Facilities?; Australian Association of Gerontology 47th National Conference
Art, music, story: The evaluation of a person-centred arts in health programme in an acute care older persons' unit; International journal of older people nursing
Building a community strengths: facilitating dementia; 17th Alzheimer's Australia Biennial National Dementia Conference
Building capacity of community nurses to act as mentors for older persons with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Australasian Journal on Ageing
Care of older persons in the Emergency Department; 10th International Conference for Emergency Nurses
Cementing Pathways Home: Enhancing Quality of Life for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Cementing Pathways Home: Enhancing Quality of Life for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Australian Association of Gerontology Annual Conference
Development and psychometric testing of the satisfaction with Cultural Simulation Experience Scale; Nurse Education in Practice
Development and reliability testing of the quality clinical placement evaluation tool; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Distilling authentic community-led strategies to support people with dementia to live well; Community Development
Documenting and Reporting; Fundamentals of Nursing
Dr Helen Courtney-Pratt from the Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Engaging general practice nurses in chronic disease self-management support in Australia: insights from a controlled trial in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Entering a world of uncertainty: community nurses' engagement with information and communication technology; Computers, Informatics, Nursing
Entering aged care for those living with dementia: Familiesí experiences; AAG Conference
Identifying dementia friendly community strengths through authentic engagement; 49th AAG Conference
Issues and experiences with technology supported development of patient self-efficacy and self-managed of chronic disease; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Key influences identified by first year undergraduate nursing students as impacting on the quality of clinical placement: A qualitative study; Nurse Education Today
Key note speaker: Creating Resilience; 2nd National Forum: Age Friendly Cities Australia
Measuring the impact of a 3D simulation experience on nursing studentsí cultural empathy using a modified version of the Kiersma-Chen Empathy Scale; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Mixed method integrative review exploring nursesí recognition and response to unsafe practice; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Nursing students' perceptions of a collaborative clinical placement model: A qualitative descriptive study; Nurse education in practice
Nursing students' preferences for clinical placements in residential aged care facilities; IAGG 2017
Nursing studentsí preferences for clinical placements in the residential aged care setting; Journal of Clinical Nursing
On the Journey: encounters with clown doctors and impacts for children, families and staff; The Journey Towards Excellence in Children's Healthcare
Pathways home: Comparing voluntary IT and non-IT users participating in a mentored self-management project; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
People with Dementia in Hospital: A case study; 27th International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International
Post-discharge experiences of children and their families following children's surgery; Journal of child health care
Post-discharge follow up for children and families after surgery. A short report
Quality clinical placement evaluations: Undergraduate placements in acute care settings (Launceston General Hospital 2010)
Quality clinical placement evaluations: Undergraduate placements in acute care settings (Mersey Community Hospital 2010)
Quality clinical placement evaluations: Undergraduate placements in acute care settings (North-West Regional Hospital 2010)
Quality clinical placement evaluations: Undergraduate placements in acute care settings (Royal Hobart Hospital 2010)
Quality clinical placements for undergraduate nursing students: a cross-sectional survey of undergraduates and supervising nurses; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Supporting health behaviour change in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with telephone health-mentoring: insights from a qualitative study; BMC Family Practice
Telephone delivered health mentoring for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) in Tasmania is feasible and effective in supporting adoption of positive health behaviour changes; 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference. Inspirations, collaborations, solutions
Telephone delivered health mentoring for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Tasmania is feasible and effective in supporting adoption of positive health behaviour changes; Primary Health Care Research Conference
The development and evaluation of a preceptorship program using a practice development approach; Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing
The landscape of dementia inclusivity; Health & place
The Landscape of Dementia Inclusivity: People, places and community garden spaces; Australian Therapeutic Landscapes Conference 2018
Transforming clinical practice amongst community nurses: mentoring for COPD patient self-management; Journal of Clinical Nursing
What are the primary concerns of nursing students as they prepare for and contemplate their first clinical placement experience?; Nurse Education in Practice

Research Projects

Best Practice and the Care of Older Persons with Dementia in the Emergency Department: a Critical Ethnography; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Dementia Cafes: facilitating community conversations about dementia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Developing Dementia Friendly Community Initiatives in Tasmania; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
DIGnity Supported Community Gardening as a tool for enabling dementia-friendly environments; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
International Children's Illness and Symptom Study: perspectives of children with chronic illness from the UK, Australia and New Zealand.; Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation (AHCF)
Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Together: Participant-CENTREd Continuum of Care; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Together: Participant-CENTREd Continuum of Care; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Medication management in people with dementia living in the community; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
What do they know about dementia? Determining community knowledge about dementia. ; Dementia Australia Research Foundation Ltd (DARF)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Compilation of Publications that Report on Evidence Utilisation in a Large Tertiary Referral Hospital
Mechanisms and Drivers of Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition in COPD
Meeting the Educational Needs of Families in the Ante-Natal Setting