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Researcher: Prior, SJ (Dr Sarah Prior)

Fields of Research

Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Health services and systems
Health and community services
Medical bacteriology
Epidemiology
Health care administration
Paediatrics
Nursing
Aged health care
Physiotherapy
Rehabilitation
Orthopaedics
Clinical midwifery
Health systems
Endocrinology
Health promotion
Respiratory diseases
Health informatics and information systems
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Sub-acute care
Primary health care
Community and primary care
Residential client care
Correctional theory, offender treatment and rehabilitation
Mental health services
Aged care nursing

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Evaluation of health and support services
Health education and promotion
Learner and learning
Rural and remote area health
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Evaluation of health outcomes
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Health related to ageing
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Nursing
Disability and functional capacity
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Management, resources and leadership
Neonatal and child health
Other education and training
Health policy evaluation
Higher education
Other health
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Rehabilitation and correctional services
Health inequalities
Women's and maternal health
Social structure and health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A reflection on six years of healthcare redesign: Lesson learned; ‘Redesigning the Future of Health’ Symposium
A reflection on six years of healthcare redesign: Lesson learned; ‘Redesigning the Future of Health’ Symposium
Academic requirements, social interaction and the influence of educators: an investigation into a postgraduate healthcare redesign course; Teaching Matters 2019
Accuracy of patient medications in GP referrals; GP17 RACGP Conference
Addressing the gaps in post-stroke sexual activity rehabilitation: patient perspectives; Healthcare
An academic perspective of participation in healthcare redesign; Health Research Policy and Systems
Building Capacity to deliver Reablement in Regional Communities: What are the Benefits and Challenges?; 2018 Western NSW Health Research Network Conference
Building Capacity to Deliver Reablement in Regional Communities: Workforce Benefits and Challenges; AAG Conference 2018: Active Players, a Fair Future
Building rural workforce capacity in rural communities through a reablement teaching program: The case of Family Based Care; The Annual Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Can islets autoantibody profile at diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes in children and adolescents predict the future development of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and coeliac disease?; Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology
Challenges of delivering evidence-based stroke services for rural areas in Australia; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Connecting with industry to deliver Work-Integrated Learning in partnership; Teaching Matters 2020
Delivering a work-integrated learning postgraduate course during COVID-19: Experiences, challenges and strategies; Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development
Determining readiness for a reablement approach to care in Australia: Development of a pre‐employment questionnaire; Health and Social Care in The Community
Human leptospirosis infection in Fiji: an eco-epidemiological approach to identifying risk factors and environmental drivers for transmission; PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Leading learning: Collaboration is the way; Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA)
Learning in practice: collaboration Is the way to improve health system outcomes; Healthcare
Leptospirosis and Leptospires—The Silent Assassins; Zoonoses - Infections Affecting Humans and Animals
Leptospirosis from water sources; Pathogens and Global Health
Leptospirosis in Tasmanian Devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) in Tasmania, 2008–12; Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Medical student perceptions of GP placements; Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2018 Conference
Medication Error Rate in Transition of Care: General Practitioner (GP) Referrals to a Regional Emergency Department; Healthcare
Organizational support in healthcare redesign education: A mixed-methods exploratory study of expert coach and executive sponsor experiences; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Parent-Reported Diabetic-Specific Health Related Quality of Life in Children Treated with Multiple Daily Injection, Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion and Flexible Multiple Daily Injection: A Comparative Study; International Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology
Parental satisfaction on multiple daily injections, insulin pump and flexible multiple daily injections used for children with Type 1 diabetes mellitus; American Journal of Pediatrics
Patient and family involvement: A discussion of co-led redesign of healthcare services; Journal of Participatory Medicine
Person-centred data collection methods to embed the authentic voice of people who experience health challenges; BMJ Open Quality
Personal electronic healthcare records: What influences consumers to engage with their clinical data online? A literature review; Health Information Management
Purposive sampling: complex or simple? Research case examples; Journal of Research in Nursing
Reablement implementation and evaluation at family based care: Final Report
Serological diagnosis of Leptospirosis in bovine serum samples using a microsphere immunoassay; Veterinary Record Open
Staff experiences of a reablement approach to care for older people in a regional Australian community: A qualitative study; Health and Social Care in The Community
The challenges of including patients with aphasia in qualitative research for health service redesign: Qualitative interview study; Journal of Participatory Medicine
The emergence of Leptospira borgpetersenii serovar Arborea as the dominant infecting serovar following the summer of natural disasters in Queensland, Australia 2011; Tropical Biomedicine
The healthcare redesign student experience: qualitative and quantitative insights of postgraduate work-integrated learning; Higher Education Research and Development
To scope or not to scope? A detailed 10-year review of knee arthroscopy practice at a regional hospital; AOA Annual Scientific Meeting 2020
Utilising co-design to improve outpatient neurological care in a rural setting; Patient Experience Journal
Validation of a microsphere immunoassay for serological leptospirosis diagnosis in human serum by comparison to the current gold standard; PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Virtual projects: A learning and teaching strategy for maintaining connections during and post COVID-19; Teaching Matters 2020
Work-integrated learning for improving patient centered care, efficiency and quality; ISQua 36th International Conference, Innovate, Implement, Improve: Beating the Drum for Safety, Quality and Equity

Research Projects

Improving outcomes for babies born in North West Tasmania: a quality improvement study; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
'Reablement' Project Evaluation
Assessment and Management of Obesity and Self-Management Qualitive Study
Vertical integration in a community care setting

Research Candidate Supervision