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Researcher: Namasivayam, P (Dr Pathmavathy Namasivayam)

Fields of Research

Health and community services
Palliative care
Family care
Clinical nutrition
Rural and remote health services
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Health services and systems
Rural sociology
Preventative health care
Health counselling
Public health
Health promotion
Health systems
Primary health care
Public health nutrition
Cancer therapy (excl. chemotherapy and radiation therapy)
Nursing workforce

Research Objectives

Palliative care
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Health education and promotion
Migrant health
Occupational health
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Mental health
Higher education
Clinical health
Teaching and curriculum
Rural and remote area health
Evaluation of health outcomes
Health related to specific ethnic groups
Behaviour and health
Health inequalities
Provision of health and support services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A critical review of the nursing shortage in Malaysia; International Nursing Review
Are we prepared to provide palliative care in a rehabilitation facility? An exploratory study; ARNA 22nd Annual Conference
Caring for families of the terminally ill in Malaysia from palliative care nurses' perspectives; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Chinese Recipes: Recipes for people affected by cancer; Centre for Rural Health, University of Tasmania
Co-designing community out-of-hours palliative care services: a systematic literature search and review; Palliative Medicine
Developing and growing communities of care in Tasmania
Engaging and supporting families in a multicultural Malaysian palliative care environment; Leadership and Practice Development in Health: Quality and Safety through Workplace Learning Conference
Greek Recipes: Recipes for people effected by cancer; Centre for Rural Health, University of Tasmania
Nurse-family interaction in Malaysian palliative care settings focused literature review; International Journal of Palliative Nursing
Nurses shortages in Malaysia: The importance of a healthy working environment; International Nursing Conference “Quality and Safety of Nursing Practice
Providing palliative care in a rehabilitation setting: a staff needs assessment; Journal of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses Association
Student nurse perceptions of video simulation and critical reflection for developing clinical reasoning skills: A cross cohort study; Student Success
Tasmanian Palliative Care After Hours Phone Support Service: Final Evaluation Report
The challenges of caring for families of the terminally ill: nurses' lived experience; Contemporary Nurse
The Lived experience of caring for families of the terminally ill; International Palliative Care Nursing Research Conference
The use of telehealth in the provision of after hours palliative care services in rural and remote Australia: a scoping review; PLoS ONE
Understanding End of Life Care and Bereavement Experiences of Migrants and Refugees in Tasmania: Final Report June 2021
Use of telehealth in the provision of afterhours palliative care services in rural and remote Australia: a scoping review protocol; PLoS ONE
Valuing community-based bereavement care; 2019 Tasmanian Palliative Care Conference
What do Patients and Family Caregivers Value in Afterhours Palliative Care Services in the Community? A Review of the Research Literature; International Conference on Community End-of-Life Care

Research Projects

Healthy eating for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) people undergoing cancer treatment; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Understanding End-of-life and Bereavement Care Experiences of Migrants, Humanitarian Entrants and Refugees in Tasmania; Department of Health (Tasmania) (DoH TAS)
Evaluation of the Palliative Care After hours Phone Support Service Tasmania
Growing and supporting communities of care: enhancing the delivery of palliative care across Tasmania.
Tasmanian BCN Evaluation

Research Candidate Supervision