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Researcher: Mather, CA (Dr Carey Mather)

Fields of Research

Nursing
Health informatics and information systems
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Nursing workforce
Higher education
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Maritime engineering
Community and primary care
Educational technology and computing
Aged care nursing
Acute care
Preventative health care
Health services and systems
Primary health care
Clinical sciences
Curriculum and pedagogy
Health care administration
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Endocrinology
Rural and remote health services
Mobile computing
Health policy
Infectious diseases
LOTE, ESL and TESOL curriculum and pedagogy
Technical, further and workplace education
Clinical midwifery
Digital health
Service oriented computing
Farm management, rural management and agribusiness
Agricultural biotechnology
Health and community services
Communications engineering
Education assessment and evaluation

Research Objectives

Nursing
Health education and promotion
Learner and learning
Teaching and instruction technologies
Clinical health
Other health
Health policy evaluation
Evaluation of health and support services
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Rural and remote area health
Expanding knowledge in engineering
Injury prevention and control
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Higher education
Expanding knowledge in education
Determinants of health
Neonatal and child health
Workforce transition and employment
Social structure and health
Expanding knowledge in the agricultural, food and veterinary sciences
Teacher and instructor development
Health protection and disaster response

Career Best Publications

Australian health professions student use of social media; Collegian
Australian nursing students' knowledge and attitudes towards pressure injury prevention: A cross-sectional study; International Journal of Nursing Studies
Digital communication to support clinical supervision: Considering the human factors; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics: Context Sensitive Health Informatics - Human and Sociotechnical Approaches
Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Western Australian Metropolitan General Practice ; Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Mobile learning: A workforce development strategy for nurse supervisors; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Randomised double-blind placebo controlled trial of topical autogous platelt lysate in venous ulcer healing; European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery
Unveiling the mobile learning paradox; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Usability of a virtual community of practice for workforce development of clinical supervisors; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics

Research Publications

Helping Hands: Transforming practice through innovation in supervision; Transforming Practice through Innovation and Partnerships: Teaching Matters 2016
Helping Hands: Using Augmented Reality to Provide Remote Guidance to Health Professionals; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Whole of community facilitator support model: The rural preceptors’ experience; Collegian
A comparison of undergraduate student experiences of assessed versus nonassessed participation in online asynchronous discussion groups: Lessons from a cross disciplinary study in health and sociology; ASCILITE 2015
A Journal Club Review - Tips for promoting professional identity development; Medical Education (Conversations in Medical Education online blog)
Achieving Excellence in Online Discussions: Improving facilitation to engage active student learning in online discussion boards; Teaching Matters 2018
Addressing the experience of moral distress in community health nursing; Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
Addressing the experience of moral distress in community health nursing; Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
Advancing #nursing practice and #digital professionalism needs #leadership by #nurses; HISA Journal Club
Advancing mobile learning in Australian healthcare environments: nursing profession organisation perspectives and leadership challenges; BMC Nursing
Advancing Social Media and Mobile Technologies in Healthcare Education; Informatics
Advancing Social Media and Mobile Technologies in Healthcare Education; Informatics
An academic perspective of participation in healthcare redesign; Health Research Policy and Systems
An examination of influences on women's mental wellbeing after childbirth in Tasmania: implications for future policy and practice; Tasmanian Nursing and Midwifery Conference
An Interdisciplinary evaluation of an e-portfolio: WIL at the University of Tasmania; Facilitating work integrated learning (WIL) through skills-enabled e-portfolios in construction and nursing Final Report.
An interdisciplinary evaluation of an e-portfolio: WIL at the University of Tasmania; Facilitating work integrated learning (WIL) through skills-enabled e-portfolios in the construction and nursing disciplines symposium
Any place to engage students in learning and teaching in Health: The role of social media; Teaching Matters 2014
Assessing curriculum innovation - lessons from a rural curriculum initiative; 37th National Scientific Conference of the Australian Society for Medical Research
Asynchronous discussion boards: To assess or not, that is the question Type of presentation: Spotlight on Practice; Teaching Matters conference, University of Tasmania
Audio teleconferencing: Creative use of a forgotten innovation; Contemporary Nurse
Augmented Reality & Human Manikins. A Healthcare Training Innovation
Augmented reality. Enhancing tertiary education to ensure workplace readiness; Leadership and practice development in health. Quality and safety through workplace learning
Australian health professions student use of social media; Collegian
Australian nursing and midwifery student beliefs and attitudes about domestic violence: a multi-site, cross-sectional study; Nurse Education in Practice
Australian nursing students' knowledge and attitudes towards pressure injury prevention: A cross-sectional study; International Journal of Nursing Studies
Building Connections in Aged Care - Final Report
Building Connections in Aged Care. Developing Support Structures for Student Nurses on Placement in Residential Care: Stage 2 Report: SNM Aged Care Report No. 3
Capability and capacity of registered nurses who are employed in rural and remote practice settings in Tasmania: a multiple case study; The Tasmanian Nursing and Midwifery Conference
Case Study: An interdisciplinary evaluation of an e-portfolio: WIL at the University of Tasmania; Workready: E-Portfolios to Support Professional Placements in Nursing and Construction Management Degrees in Australia
Class attendance and use of Echo360 in Australia: A comparison between undergraduate nursing and maritime disciplines; 2014 International conference on new horizons in education
Classes could ease concerns over nurses’ social media use
Clinical Simulation: A Protocol for Evaluation of Mobile Technology; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Clinical supervisors' perspectives on delivering work integrated learning: A survey study; Nurse Education Today
Comparison of use of Echo360 generated materials in maritime engineering and nursing disciplines to support student learning; 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Connecting nurses: Using informatics governance to transform learning at point of care; NIA 2016
Developing a community of practice: The Health Science ePortfolio experience; Teaching Matters 2010 Cultures of Learning
Developing a culture of farm safety - an Australian experience; WONCA International Conference
Developing a culture of safety - the process; Farm Injury - Beyond 2001
Developing an eLearning resource for Chinese-English healthcare interpreters; Teaching Matters 2019
Developing and sustaining digital professionalism: a model for assessing readiness of healthcare environments and capability of nurses; BMJ Health & Care Informatics
Developing new ways for teaching healthcare
Development of Community of Practice for Professional Experience Supervisors Using Web 2.0 Technologies
Digital communication to support clinical supervision: Considering the human factors; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics: Context Sensitive Health Informatics - Human and Sociotechnical Approaches
E-portfolios: Lessons from an interdisciplinary collaboration. The School of Nursing and Midwifery experience; EDULEARN11 - International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
E-portfolios: Lessons from an interdisciplinary collaboration. The School of nursing and Midwifery experience abstract; EDULEARN11 - International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Embedding an e-portfolio into a work Integrated learning environment: The School of Nursing and Midwifery experience; EDULEARN12: 4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Embedding an ePortfolio into a work integrated learning environment. The School of Nursing and Midwifery experience; Teaching Matters 2011: Sharing Practice
Embedding nursing informatics education into an Australian undergraduate nursing degree; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Empowering learners: Using a triad model to promote eHealth literacy and transform learning at point of care; Knowledge Management & E-Learning
Empowering nurses for digital health at point of care by 2022; Health Informatics Society of Australia - Nursing Informatics Conference
Engaging in professional experience facilitation: The development of a community of practice using social media; Leadership and Practice Development in Health: Quality and Safety through Workplace Learning
Evaluation of Professional Experience Placement Report
Exploring the mobile learning paradox to enable redesign of learning and teaching in the workplace; Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
Facilitating online discussions effectively: A guide for staff; Teaching Matters 2017
Farm Injury in Tasmania; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Governing mobile technology use for continuing professional development in the Australian nursing profession; BMC Nursing
Graduation 2010 HIT Lab Australia
Guide to online discussion boards
Health literacy of undergraduate health profession students in Australia: A comparison of the island state of Tasmania and other Australian universities; Kontakt
Healthcare professional presenteeism during a COVID-19 outbreak in an Australian rural healthcare environment: A case analysis; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Healthcare training innovation
Helping hands: an innovative tele-assistance system for clinical skill development with health science students
Human interface technology: Enhancing tertiary nursing education to ensure workplace readiness; INTED
Human interface technology: Enhancing tertiary nursing education to ensure workplace readiness; International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Identifying opportunities to integrate digital professionalism into curriculum: a comparison of social media use by health profession students at an Australian university in 2013 and 2016; Informatics
Immunising Adults - An Effective Rural GP Opportunistic Health Promotion Strategy; Rural and Remote Australia: Health for all by the year 2000
Integrating Health Informatics Into Australian Higher Education Health Profession Curricula; Health Professionals' Education in the Age of Clinical Information Systems, Mobile Computing and Social Networks
Intra-Faculty Teaching Development Grant Success
Investigating the transformative role of Echo360 on learning and teaching; 2013 Teaching Matters Conference
Isn't it time for a tweet?
Issues for deployment of mobile learning by nurses in Australian healthcare settings; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
It is time to influence policy development to enable nursing informatics to transform learning at point of care?; The Hive
Joan Edgecumbe Continuing Professional Development Scholarship for demonstrated commitment and promise in the field of health informatics
Learning to teach: supporting nurses and midwives to supervise students; Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
Lessons for workforce disaster planning from the first nosocomial outbreak of COVID-19 in rural Tasmania, Australia: A case study; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Lessons from an E-portfolio Experience in Health Science: The school of Nursing and Midwifery Perspective; Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific meeting
Lessons learned from librarian support in a pandemic: identifying how online discussion boards may augment digital connections; Teaching Matters 2020: Learning in 2021
Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Western Australian Metropolitan General Practice ; Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Management of type-2 diabetes in Western Australian metropolitan general practice
Mitigating professional moral distress: creating resilient nurses; The Tasmanian Nursing and Midwifery Conference
Mobile Learning for Informal Learning and Continuing Professional Development in Australian Healthcare Environments: The Status of Nursing
Mobile learning in nursing: Tales from the profession; HISA Journal Club
Mobile learning in nursing: Tales from the profession; Health Informatics Conference
Mobile learning in nursing: Tales from the profession
Mobile learning: A workforce development strategy for nurse supervisors; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Mobile learning: Transforming healthcare education of undergraduate nurses by building capacity during clinical placement; Sustainable Healthcare Transformation International Conference on Health System Innovation
Modelling digital knowledge transfer: Nurse Supervisors transforming learning at Point of Care to Advance Nursing Practice; Informatics
Moral distress in community health nursing practice; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Moving Past Exploration and Adoption: Considering Priorities for Implementing Mobile Learning by Nurses; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Navigating the COVID-19 ‘new normal’ return to campus within a Bachelor of Nursing program; Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
Needs Assessment of Professional Experience Placement Report
Nurses as policy champions
Nurses as policy champions; The Hive
Nurses as stakeholders in the adoption of mobile technology in Australian health care environments: interview study; JMIR Nursing
Nurses find the heart of the matter with augmented reality
Nurses leading as digital heath advocates; The Hive
Nurses Using Social Media and Mobile Technology for Continuing Professional Development: Case Studies from Australia; Social Media and Mobile Technologies for Healthcare
Nurses’ use of mobile devices to access information in health care environments in Australia: a survey of undergraduate students; JMIR mHealth uHealth
Nursing informatics and digital health; Potter & Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing - ANZ edition
Online discussion boards: improving practice and student engagement by harnessing facilitator perceptions; Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice
Person-centred data collection methods to embed the authentic voice of people who experience health challenges; BMJ Open Quality
Pilot test of a collaborative 'helping hands' tele-assistance system for the development of clinical Skills; Cin: Computers Informatics Nursing
Preferred methods to reduce farm related injury; Occupational Health and Safety, Journal Of
Preparing the nursing workforce for mobile learning at the point of care; Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
Pressure injury prevention: Australian Nursing students knowledge and attitudes; Teaching Matters 2017
Professional experience placement: Identifying the needs of clinicians. The Tasmanian experience; Leadership and practice development in health: Quality and safety through workplace learning
Professionalism in a digital and mobile world: a way forward for nursing; Journal of Advanced Nursing
Promoting participatory health: connecting nurses and consumers at point of care to enhance safety and quality in Australia; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Providing nurse supervisors with a theoretical framework to support student learning during placement-based work integrated learning: a survey study; Australian Journal of Clinical Education
Randomised double-blind placebo controlled trial of topical autogous platelt lysate in venous ulcer healing; European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery
Rapid transition to eLearning within a Bachelor of Nursing program: positive outcomes; Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
Reflective practice for the graduate; Transitions in Nursing: Preparing for Professional Practice
Researching with and through others; Nurse Researcher
Review: Development and validation of the taste alteration scale for children receiving chemotherapy; Journal of Research in Nursing
Review: The evaluation of a home-based paediatric nursing service: concept and design development using The Kirkpatrick Model; Journal of Research in Nursing
Rural and remote tele-assistance for procedural skills: the 'helping hands' project; Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
Short listed for Best Student Academic/Scientific Paper: Usability of a virtual community of practice for workforce development of clinical supervisors
SOCIAL MEDIA for research and professional development
Social media training for professional identity development in undergraduate nurses; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Solving the mobile learning paradox through reforming learning and teaching in healthcare environments; HIC 2015
Speedy talks on lifestyle studies
Status of Health Literacy in undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Health: implications for improving the curriculum to enable future graduates to be work-ready; Teaching Matters 2017
Study to probe tech role in teaching
Supervising of nursing students in rural environments: Engaging learning by teaching the teachers; Australian and International Journal of Rural Education
Supporting digital engagement: an evaluation of the use of a guide for effective development and facilitation of online discussion boards; Journal of Applied Learning & Teaching
Supporting digital engagement: an evaluation of the use of a Guide for effective development and facilitation of online discussion boards; Teaching Matters 2019
Tasmanian nursing workforce planning: a way forward in 2020?; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Teaching and Learning: Guide to online discussion boards
The design and evaluation of an eLearning resource for Chinese - English healthcare interpreters in Australia; AUSIT 2020 National Conference, ''Business as Unusual''
The financial challenges for Australian nursing students attending placement-based work-integrated learning; Collegian
The nature and scope of injury in rural farming communities
The power of nurses: using digital health policy to transform health and aged care environments; The National Nursing Forum
The reciprocal nature of clinical placement: exposing teaching and learning in health care settings; The Hive
The role of nurses in supporting older people to access quality, safe aged care
The use of Echo360 generated materials and perceived student performance; 2014 International Conference of Teaching, Assessment and Learning (TALE)
Tweeting vital info to medical mentors
Twitter - blog for preceptors
Type 2 diabetes. Patient practices, and satisfaction with GP care; Australian Family Physician
Undergraduate nurses' preferred use of mobile devices in healthcare settings; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Undergraduate nursing students knowledge and attitudes towards pressure injury prevention; Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
Unexpected positive consequences of COVID‐19: enhanced nursing student connectedness; Teaching Matters 2020 – Learning in 2021: strengthening connections
Unpacking the mobile technology paradox; 'Redesigning the future of health' Symposium
Unveiling the mobile learning paradox; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Uptake of lecture capture technology by lecturers in engineering, management and nursing disciplines; 2014 International Conference of Teaching, Assessment and Learning (TALE)
Usability of a virtual community of practice for workforce development of clinical supervisors; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Use of Echo360 generated materials and its impact on class attendance; 30th Annual Ascilite Conference
Using a Simulation Model to Provide Professional Development in Clinical Reasoning for Professional Experience Supervisors
Using e-portfolios to support student success in a work integrated learning environment; Leadership and Procatice Development in Health: Quality and Safety through Workplace Learning
Using Web 2.0 to support Continuing Professional Development of health professionals: Acting locally, engaging globally; Teaching Matters: Open UTAS to the World
Utilisation of Echo 360: A comparison between undergraduate nursing and maritime disciplines; Teaching Matters 2014
Value-adding the student experience: Creating sustainable professional experience supervision; Sustaining Futures: Considering sustainability across the learning and teaching divide
Web 2.0 strategies to enhance support of clinical supervisors of undergraduate nursing students: an Australian experience; 5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN13)
What do nursing students do in residential aged care?; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Whole of community facilitation in nursing: Engaging students and teachers; Teaching Matters 2018
Whole of community facilitators: An exemplar for supporting rural health workforce recruitment through students’ professional experience placements; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Research Projects

Helping hands: an innovative tele-assistance system for clinical skill development with health science students; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Investigating the transformative role of Echo360 on learning and teaching; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision