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Mrs Beverley Ewens

Associate Head of School

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 3542, Mobile: 0439 091 504, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO21.441
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 3542  
Mobile: 0439 091 504  
Facsimile: (61 8)  6304 2323  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.441  


Bev is the Associate Head of School Teaching and Learning in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Current Teaching

  • Unit Coordinator - NCS3202 Professional Portfolio


  • Critical care unit manager in the UK and Australia
  • Lecturer postgraduate nursing, ECU
  • Nurse Consultant, critical care services, UK
  • Ward manager surgical services, UK
  • Senior sister ICU, UK

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Nursing Australia
  • Australian Nurse Teachers Society

Awards and Recognition


  • 2014: Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2007: Ella Lowe Scholarship
  • 2007: Finalist in WA Nurses Board Nurse of the Year (Preceptor category)

Research Areas and Interests

  • Management of the deteriorating patient
  • After care for ICU survivors
  • Therapeutic interventions for ICU survivors

Staff Qualifications

  • PGradDip (Post Graduate Diploma), Wales, 2007 .
  • PGradDip (Post Graduate Diploma), England, 1999 .
  • PGradDip (Post Graduate Diploma), United Kingdom, 1998 .
  • B (Bachelor Degree), England, 1994 .
  • Dip (Diploma), England, 1988 .

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Ewens, B., Hendricks, J., Sundin, D., (2014), Never ending stories: visual diarizing to recreate autobiographical memory of intensive care unit survivorsNever ending stories: ICU survivors. Nursing in Critical Care, article in press(article in press), article in press, UK, DOI: 10.1111/nicc.12093.
  • Ewens, B., Hendricks, J., Sundin, D., (2014), The use, prevalence and potential benefits of a diary as a therapeutic intervention/tool to aid recovery following critical illness in intensive care: a literature review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, article in press(article in press), article in press, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1111/jocn.12736.
  • Ewens, B., Chapman, R., Tulloch, A., Hendricks, J., (2013), ICU survivors' utilisation of diaries post discharge: A qualitative descriptive study. Australian Critical Care, 27(1), 28-35, DOI: 10.1016/j.aucc.2013.07.001.

Conference Publications

  • Andrew, L., Ewens, B., Scott, R., (2014), Moderation of assessments in a School of Nursing and Midwifery; Enhancing student assessment experiences. 17th International FYHE Conference 2014. Proceedings, 7.
  • Scott, R., Ewens, B., Andrew, L., (2013), Everything in moderation: A quality improvement initiative. eCULTURE, 6(November 8, 2013), 23-31, Perth, Western Australia.
  • Andre, K., Ewens, B., Foxall, F., (2013), Work Integrated Learning: A Whole of Curriculum Approach. Work Integrated Learning: A Whole of Curriculum Approach, Xp., Durban, South Africa.
  • Ewens, B., Andrew, L., Scott, R., (2013), Everything in moderation: The implementation of a quality initiative. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Teaching Learning Forum, 30-31 January 2014.TL Forum (2014). Transformative, innovative and engaging. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Teaching Learning Forum, 30-31 January 2014. Perth: The University of Western Australi, 1-15, Perth Western Australia.
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