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Researcher: Fassett, D (Professor Denise Fassett)

Fields of Research

Mental health nursing
Health services and systems
Medical ethics
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Aged care nursing
Aged health care
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy

Research Objectives

Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Other health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Mental health services
Management, resources and leadership
Palliative care

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A critical exploration of interactions and engagement between people in suicidal crisis and registered nurses within a public mental health service; 4th Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the International Association for Suicide Prevention
An overview of the ways nurses understand and utilise the existing Australian Competency Standards for Registered Nurses; Collegian
Involving mental health service users in suicide-related research: a qualitative inquiry model; Nurse Researcher
Just a Head: stories in a body; Allen & Unwin
Research and clinical engagement with consumers who have lived experience of suicidal crisis; Australian College of Mental Health Nursing 39th International Mental Health Nursing Conference Collaboration and Partnership in Mental Health Nursing
Therapeutic engagement between consumers in suicidal crisis and mental health nurses; International Journal of Mental Health Nursing

Research Projects

Establishing Teaching Nursing Homes to Provide Quality Inter-Professsional Clinical Placements in Aged Care ; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Research Enhancement Program 2017; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

The Competency Landscape- A critical realist exploration of the ways nurses undertand and utilise competency standards
Therapeutic Engagement Between People Experiencing Suicidal Crisis and Mental Health Nurses
Transferability of Clinical Decision Making Skills From Simulation-based Learning to Clinical Settings.
What Do Parents and Parenting Health Professionals Understand by the Question- "What Creates Perinatal Mental Health?"
What's Special about Mental Health Nursing- A Grounded Theory Study