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Researcher: Cross, DMG (Dr Merylin Cross)

Fields of Research

Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Health and Community Services
Public Health and Health Services
Mental Health
Nursing
Higher Education
Primary Health Care
Emergency Medicine
Mental Health Nursing
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Educational Technology and Computing
Aged Health Care
Clinical Sciences
Language, Communication and Culture
Specialist Studies in Education
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Social and Community Psychology
Care for Disabled
Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Architecture

Research Objectives

Rural Health
Health and Support Services
Nursing
Learner and Learning Processes
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health Status and Outcomes
Education and Training Systems
Health Education and Promotion
Mental Health
Management of Education and Training Systems
Mental Health Services
Palliative Care
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Health
Resourcing of Education and Training Systems
Education and Training
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health System Performance (incl. Effectiveness of Interventions)
Occupational Health
Natural Hazards
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Australian clinician's views on Interprofessional Education for students in the rural clinical setting; Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education
Building Capacity for Clinical Placements and Interprofessional Learning (IPL): Final Report
Building capacity for the clinical placement of nursing students; Collegian
End-of-Life care in a community garden: Findings from a Participatory Action Research project in regional Australia; Health and Place
Expanding the clinical placement capacity of rural hospitals in Australia: Displacing Peta to place Paul?; Nurse Education Today
Health Benchmarking Project Final Report
Hosting Virtual Orientation Tours of rural practice settings via the TCEN website
Identifying and overcoming barriers to the clinical placement of nursing students in a rural environment; ICN International Rural and Remote Nurses' Network 5th International Congress
Identifying and overcoming barriers to the clinical placement of nursing students in a rural environment; ICN International Rural and Remote Nurses' Network
Interprofessional clinical education: clincians' views on the importance of leadership; Collegian
Interprofessional practice and learning in a youth mental health service: a case study using network analysis; Journal of Interprofessional Care
Preparing student nurses for healthcare reform; Focus on Health Professional Education
Preparing students for placement in Aboriginal health services using online virtual orientation tours: A Participatory action approach; Australian Indigenous Health Bulletin
Rural Health Benchmarking Project 2013/14 Final Report and Recommendations
Rural Health Benchmarking Project 2013/14: Final Report and Recommendations
Simulated Learning Environments Distributed Simulation Project: Final Report University of Tasmania
The benefits and challenges of academic writing retreats: an integrative review; Higher Education Research and Development
The evaluation of a successful collaborative education model to expand student clinical placements; Nurse Education in Practice
The evidence for 'flipping out': A systematic review of the flipped classroom in nursing education; Nurse Education Today
Thriving in transition: A model for student support in the transition to Australian higher education
Treatments for people living with schizophrenia in Sub-Saharan Africa: an adapted realist review; International Nursing Review
Virtual orientation: Helping WIL students “belong”; Australian Collaborative Education (ACEN) 2016 National Conference, WIL 2020 Pushing the Boundaries
Virtual tours of rural and remote healthcare facilities; Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
WHO Quality of Life-BREF (WHOQOL-BREF) Shona Version: Translation Report
Workshop evaluation report: network characteristics of a youth counselling service
‘‘A golden opportunity’’: exploring interprofessional learning and practice in rural clinical settings; Journal of Interprofessional Care

Research Projects

Descriptive study of network characteristics of a youth counselling service; Health Workforce Australia (HWA)
Hosting Virtual Orientation Tours of rural practice settings via the TCEN website; Health Workforce Australia (HWA)
Preparing students for placement in Aboriginal Health; Health Workforce Australia (HWA)
Assessing the readiness of mainstream childhood education and care centres to provide ASD early intervention

Research Candidate Supervision

Exploring education and interprofessional learning in rural clinical learning environments
OTC codeine addiction- a comparative study on pathways to addiction in rural and metropolitan areas within Tasmania