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Researcher: Cooling, NB (Dr Nick Cooling)

Fields of Research

Primary health care
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Health services and systems
Environmental epidemiology
Health promotion
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice
Mental health services
Health and community services
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Higher education
Health economics
Educational technology and computing
Aged health care
Multicultural, intercultural and cross-cultural studies
Respiratory diseases
Other Indigenous studies
Education assessment and evaluation
Data communications
Communications engineering
Sociology of migration, ethnicity and multiculturalism

Research Objectives

Other health
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Clinical health
Health education and promotion
Women's and maternal health
Other education and training
Learner and learning
Evaluation of health and support services
Multicultural services
Health related to ageing
Health policy evaluation
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Policies and development
Other culture and society
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Understanding Australia's past
Teaching and instruction technologies
Evaluation of health outcomes
Mental health
Information systems, technologies and services
Behaviour and health
Teacher and instructor development

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A framework for mapping public health learning exposures and competency alignment in undergraduate medical education; CAPHIA Teaching & Learning Forum
Building on the evaluation of STARS: using online repositories to support the general practice learning community; Evaluation Journal of Australasia
Chaired session : Internationalising medical curricula at home; EAIE (European Association for International Education) Conference. Stepping into a new era
Characterising non-linear associations between airborne pollen counts and respiratory symptoms from the AirRater smartphone app in Tasmania, Australia: A case time series approach; Environmental Research
Characterising non-linear associations between airborne pollen counts and respiratory symptoms from the AirRater smartphone app in Tasmania, Australia: A case time series approach; Environmental Research
Early predictors of need for remediation in the Australian general practice training program: a retrospective cohort study; Advances in Health Sciences Education
Early predictors of summative assessment performance in general practice post-graduate training: A retrospective cohort study; Medical Teacher
Environmental hazards and behavior change: User perspectives on the usability and effectiveness of the AirRater Smartphone App; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Gambling behaviour, problem gambling and reasons for gambling among international students in Tasmania, Australia; Journal of Gambling Studies
General practice research and research skill needs: Attitudes of GP supervisors; Australian Family Physician
GP Supervisors' Attitudes to GP Research and Research Skill Needs in Tasmania; National General Practice Education and Training Convention 2006
Health and well-being of international university students, and comparison with domestic students, in Tasmania, Australia; International journal of environmental research and public health
How to 'Grow Global' in the Medical School curriculum: developing a cultural and social awareness program from the ground up; ANZAHPE 2011
How to ‘Grow Global’ in the Medical School Curriculum: Developing a Cultural and Social Awareness Program from the Ground up; ANZAHPE 2011
Impact of Self-Efficacy Beliefs on Short- and Long-Term Academic Improvements for Underperforming Medical Students; American Journal of Educational Research
International Standards for Medical Student Electives; Amee 2012
Internationalisation; CAPHIA 2015 Public Health Teaching & Learning Forum
Internationalising the curriculum of the School of Medicine; Proceedings of the 10th Teaching Matters Conference
Learning global health: a pilot study of an online collaborative intercultural peer group activity involving medical students in Australia and Indonesia; BMC Medical Education
Prescribing of psychotropic medication for nursing home residents with dementia: a general practitioner survey; Clinical Interventions in Aging
Promoting clinical reasoning in general practice trainees: role of the clinical teacher; The Clinical Teacher
Reciprocal intercultural peer e-learning in global health: Experiences and perceptions of Australian and Indonesian third-year medical students; 7th International Conference on Public health among the Greater Mekong Sub-Regional Countries
Retention of knowledge and perceived relevance of basic sciences in an integrated case-based learning (CBL) curriculum; BMC Medical Education
Simulation based education - models for teaching surgical skills in general practice; Australian Family Physician
Simulation based education - Models for teaching surgical skills in general practice; Australian Family Physician
Skilled migration: a structural determinant of health; International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care
Submission from SmokeFree Tasmania to Legislative Council Sessional Committee Government Administration A on the Tobacco Free Generation
Talking Point: Tobacco, food and alcohol lobbies dictate
The effectiveness of student-run organizations within global health promotion initiatives; Global Health Promotion
Updating and validating quality prescribing indicators for use in Australian general practice; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Using smartphone technology to reduce health impacts from atmospheric environmental hazards; Environmental Research Letters
What are the health and socioeconomic impacts of allergic respiratory disease in Tasmania?; Australian Health Review
What are the perceived learning needs of Australian general practice registrars for quality prescribing?; Bmc Medical Education
“Good prescribing is a bit like good driving; everybody thinks they’re a good driver.” An exploratory study on the barriers and facilitators to using quality prescribing indicators (QPIs) in general practice; APSA-ASCEPT Joint Meeting

Research Projects

Health literacy interventions to support newly arrived former refugees to manage their medications; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
What is the economic impact of allergic respiratory disease in Tasmania?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Which pollen types matter? Towards better allergy diagnosis in Tasmania; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
e-learning package for Talking Point Guidelines for Shared Transfer of Care
International students and gambling
Sense-T Stage 2: AirRater

Research Candidate Supervision