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

Fields of Research

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

Research Objectives

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

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

More than just clowns - Clown Doctor rounds and their impact for children, families and staff; Journal of Child Health Care
Are passionate clinical leaders enough for excellence in Teaching Aged Care Facilities?; Australian Association of Gerontology 47th National 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
Documenting and Reporting; Fundamentals of Nursing
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
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
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 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; Primary Health Care Research Conference
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
The development and evaluation of a preceptorship program using a practice development approach; Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing
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)
Developing Dementia Friendly Community Initiatives in Tasmania; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
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; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Together: Participant-CENTREd Continuum of Care; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
What do they know about dementia? Determining community knowledge about dementia. ; Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation (AADRF)

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