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Researcher: Kinsman, LD (Professor Leigh Kinsman)

Fields of Research

Public Health and Health Services
Health Care Administration
Primary Health Care
Health and Community Services
Nursing
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Medical and Health Sciences
Infectious Diseases
Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Epidemiology
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Family Care
Cancer Genetics
Clinical Nursing: Tertiary (Rehabilitative)
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative)
Mental Health
Preventive Medicine
Tumour Immunology
Health Promotion
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases

Research Objectives

Nursing
Health and Support Services
Health Policy Evaluation
Health Education and Promotion
Infectious Diseases
Health
Urogenital System and Disorders
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Rural Health
Health Related to Ageing
Diagnostic Methods
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Health Policy Economic Outcomes
Behaviour and Health
Health Inequalities
Skin and Related Disorders
Social Structure and Health
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Mental Health Services
Diabetes
Preventive Medicine

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'The largest lean transformation in the world': The implementation and evaluation of lean in Saskatchewan healthcare; Healthcare Quarterly
A cluster randomised trial to assess the impact of clinical pathways on AMI management in rural Australian emergency departments; Bmc Health Services Research
A critical care nurse’s guide to intra abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome; Australian Critical Care
An integrated and coordinated approach to preventing recurrent coronary heart disease events in Australia; Medical Journal of Australia
Are GP supervisors confident they can assess registrar competence and safety, and what methods do they use?; Australian Family Physician
Assessing the impact of streaming in a regional emergency department; Emergency Medicine Australasia (Print)
Clinical decision-making: Midwifery students' recognition of, and response to, post partum haemorrhage in the simulation environment; Bmc Pregnancy and Childbirth
Clinical pathway compliance and quality improvement; Nursing Standard: promoting excellence in nursing care
Clinical pathways for primary care: effects on professional practice, patient outcomes, and costs (Protocol); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Clinical pathways: effects on professional practice, patient outcomes, length of stay and hospital costs (Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Clinical supervision using random case analysis in general practice training; Education for Primary Care
Diabetes knowledge levels in medical and surgical nurses; Journal of Diabetes Nursing: The Journal for Professionals Working in The Field of Diabetes Nursing
Do clinical pathways enhance access to evidence-based acute myocardial infarction treatment in rural emergency departments?ajr_1262 59..66; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Effects of clinical pathways for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on patient, professional and systems outcomes: protocol for a systematic review; Systematic Reviews
Emergency training boosts confidence; Australian Nursing Journal
Engagement with the Health System: Work Integrated Learning, Teaching and Research; Inglis Clark Symposium: Engaging with Impact
Evaluating the impact of sustainable comprehensive primary health care on rural health; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Evaluation of a clinical pathway for ‘radical laparoscopic prostatectomy’: an interrupted time series study; International Journal of Urological Nursing
Evaluation of a clinical pathway for ‘radical laparoscopic prostatectomy’: an interrupted time series study; International Journal of Urological Nursing
Features of effective primary health care models in rural and remote Australia: a case-study analysis; Medical Journal of Australia
Final-year nursing students’ ability to assess, detect and act on clinical cues of deterioration in a simulated environment; Journal of Advanced Nursing
FIRST2 ACT: Educating nurses to identify patient deterioration — A theory-based model for best practice simulation education; Nurse Education Today
Forecasting emergency department presentations; Australian Health Review
Four year trends in emergency department presentations in Tasmania; Emergency Tasmanian Conference 2016
Guideline implementation fails to improve thrombolytic administration; Accident and Emergency Nursing
Have We Drawn the Wrong Conclusions About the Value of Care Pathways? Is a Cochrane Review Appropriate? Response to the Commentary Article Published by Kris Vanhaecht et al; Evaluation and The Health Professions
How do small rural primary health care services sustain themselves in a constantly changing health system environment?; Bmc Health Services Research
How far can systematic reviews inform policy development for “wicked” rural health service problems?; Australian Health Review
Identifying patient deterioration: Using simulation and reflective interviewing to examine decision making skills in a rural hospital; International Journal of Nursing Studies
Invasive management and late clinical outcomes in contemporary Australian management of acute coronary syndromes: observations from the ACACIA registry; Medical Journal of Australia
Investing in longitudinal studies of primary healthcare: what can we learn about service performance, sustainability and quality?; Rural and Remote Health
Kanadischer Kraftakt (article in German); F & W - Fuehren und Wirtschaften im Krankenhaus
Leadership and teamwork in medical emergencies: performance of nursing students and registered nurses in simulated patient scenarios; Journal of clinical nursing
Leading the rebirth of the rural obstetrician; Medical Journal of Australia
Lean management in health care: definition, concepts, methodology and effects reported (systematic review protocol); Systematic Reviews
Making a difference: An appreciation of the career of Professor John Humphreysajr_1292 173; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Managing Deteriorating Patients: Registered Nurses’ Performance in a Simulated Setting; Open Nursing Journal
Managing patient deterioration: a protocol for enhancing undergraduate nursing students’ competence through web-based simulation and feedback techniques; BMC Nursing
Managing the deteriorating patient in a simulated environment: nursing students' knowledge, skill and situation awareness; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Managing women with acute physiological deterioration: Student midwives performance in a simulated setting; Women and Birth
Mapping patient flow in a regional Australian emergency department: A model driven approach; International Emergency Nursing
Patient deterioration education: Evaluation of face-to-face simulation and e-simulation approaches; Clinical Simulation in Nursing
Patient deterioration simulation experiences: impact on teaching and learning; Collegian
Prevention of cardiovascular disease in rural Australian primary care: an exploratory study of the perspectives of clinicians and high-risk men; Australian journal of primary health
Prolonged ED access block impacts on patient outcomes in a large regional hospital; 9th Health Services and Policy Research Conference, Melbourne, 2015
Quality improvement: the divergent views of managers and clinicians; Journal of Nursing Management
Rating medical emergency teamwork performance: Development of the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM); Resuscitation: An Interdisciplinary Journal for The Dissemination of Clinical and Basic Science Research Relating to Acute Care Medicine and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Simulation: can it eliminate failure to rescue?; Nursing Times
Staff perceptions of primary healthcare service change: influences on staff satisfaction; Australian Health Review
Study protocol: Evaluating the impact of a rural Australian primary health care service on rural health; Bmc Health Services Research
The Effects of Clinical Pathways on Professional Practice, Patient Outcomes, Length of Stay, and Hospital Costs: Cochrane Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis; Evaluation and The Health Professions
The experience of conducting a Cochrane systematic review of the impact of clinical pathways on professional practice, patient outcomes, length of stay and hospital costs; International Journal of Care Pathways
The factors that influence junior doctors’ capacity to recognise, respond and manage patient deterioration in an acute ward setting: An integrative review; Australian critical care
The FIRST2 ACT simulation program improves nursing practice in a rural Australian hospital; Australian Journal of Rural Health
The impact of face-to-face and web-based simulation on patient deterioration and patient safety
The impact of web-based and face-to-face simulation on patient deterioration and patient safety: protocol for a multi-site multi-method design; BMC Health Services Research
The quality of cardiovascular disease prevention in rural primary care; Australian Journal of Rural Health
The quality of the evidence base for clinical pathway effectiveness: room for improvement in the design of evaluation trials; BMC Medical Research Methodology
Undergraduate nursing students' performance in recognising and responding to sudden patient deterioration in high psychological fidelity simulated environments: An Australian multi-centre study; Nurse education today
What is a clinical pathway? Development of a definition to inform the debate; BMC Medicine
What is a clinical pathway? Refinement of an operational definition to identify clinical pathway studies for a Cochrane systematic review; BMC Medicine
Why are we waiting? Patients’ perspectives for accessing emergency department services with non-urgent complaints; International Emergency Nursing
‘Making evidence count’: A framework to monitor the impact of health services research; Australian Journal of Rural Health

Research Projects

Primary care to emergency department: right service, right time, right place; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
The impact of face-to-face and web-based simulation on patient deterioration and patient safety; Department of Health and Human Services Victoria (DHHS Vic)
Wound Registry; Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre (CRCWMI)
Translating evidence into practice and practice into evidence in northern Tasmania

Research Candidate Supervision