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Researcher: Tierney, L (Mrs Laura Tierney)

Fields of Research

Aged health care
Intensive care
Aged care nursing
Health psychology
Social determinants of health
Health promotion
Education assessment and evaluation
Health services and systems
Health economics
Nutrition and dietetics
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Acute care

Research Objectives

Health related to ageing
Health education and promotion
Health policy evaluation
Evaluation of health and support services
Health surveillance
Clinical health
Learner and learning
Other health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Bringing the outside world in': Enriching social connection through health student placements in a teaching aged care facility; Health Expectations
Assessment and management of chronic respiratory conditions in frail older adults
Assessment and perceptions of intensive care data quality, reporting and use: a survey of ICU directors; Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Best intentions or best practice? A case study of the nutritional needs and outcomes of a person with dementia living in a residential aged care home; International Journal of Nursing Practice
Counting the cost of dementia-related hospital admissions: a regional investigation; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Development and preliminary psychometric properties of the General Practitioner Attitudes and Confidence Scale (GPACS–D) for dementia; BMC Family Practice
Encountering aged care: a mixed methods investigation of medical students’ clinical placement experiences; Bmc Geriatrics
Enjoyable, engaging and individualised: a concept analysis of meaningful activity for older adults with dementia; International Journal of Older People Nursing
General practitioners attitude and confidence scale for dementia (GPACS-D): confirmatory factor analysis and comparative subscale scores among GPs and supervisors; BMC Family Practice
Measuring consumer access, appraisal and application of services and information for dementia (CAAASI-Dem): a key component of dementia literacy; BMC Geriatrics
Optimal occupancy in the ICU: a literature review; Australian Critical Care
Optimising nutrition for adults with dementia: Residential communities care redesign opportunities; International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress
Staff awareness of food and fluid care needs for older people with dementia in residential care: A qualitative study; Journal of clinical nursing
Teaching aged care facilities: Implementing interprofessional prevocational education and practice in residential aged care
The challenge of optimising nutrition for aged care residents with dementia; 2017 ACSA Conference
Understanding interactions between paramedics and community dwelling people with dementia; Paramedics Australasia International Conference 2019
Workshops on diagnosis and management of dementia for general practitioners: a pre-post intervention study of dementia knowledge; BMJ Open

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision