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Researcher: Cooling, NB (Dr Nick Cooling)

Fields of Research

Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Primary Health Care
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Health and Community Services
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Public Health and Health Services
Medical and Health Sciences
Aged Health Care
Higher Education
Health Promotion
Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies
Educational Technology and Computing
Studies in Human Society
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Data Communications
Broadband and Modem Technology
Race and Ethnic Relations

Research Objectives

Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Environmental Health
Women's Health
Infectious Diseases
Education and Training
Health Education and Promotion
Health and Support Services
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Immune System and Allergy
Understanding Australia's Past
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Cultural Understanding
Learner and Learning
Learner Development
Health Related to Ageing
Behaviour and Health
Teacher and Instructor Development
Information Processing Services (incl. Data Entry and Capture)
Internet Hosting Services (incl. Application Hosting Services)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

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
Early predictors of need for remediation in the Australian general practice training program: a retrospective cohort study; Advances in Health Sciences Education
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
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
The effectiveness of student-run organizations within global health promotion initiatives; Global Health Promotion
Using smartphone technology to reduce health impacts from atmospheric environmental hazards; Environmental Research Letters
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)
e-learning package for Talking Point Guidelines for Shared Transfer of Care
International students and gambling
Sense-T Stage 2: AirRater

Research Candidate Supervision