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Ms Amanda Fowler


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8)  63043517 , Email:, Campus: JO, Room: JO21.424,
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  63043517  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.424  


Amanda is a Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Current Teaching

  • NPP2101 Professional Nursing Practice 1
  • NCS2202 Culture and Health


Amanda graduated from ECU in 1999 with a Bachelor of Nursing, within the first five years of her career she completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Critical Care, Amanda successfully completed this course whilst working in the accident and emergency department in Carnarvon, which is 1,000km North of Perth. Amanda consolidated the graduate certificate at Royal Perth Hospital in the intensive care unit.

The graduate certificate was soon followed by a Master in Education, which she commenced whilst working up in Kununurra, North West of W.A. The majority of Amanda’s clinical experience was spent working in rural areas where she enjoyed not only nursing in the emergency departments but working with Indigenous people.

Professional Associations

  • Australian College of Nursing
  • Affiliate Membership CATSINaM
  • Global Health Alliance of WA (GHAWA) Committee SPINRPHEX NTEU

Awards and Recognition


  • 2014: Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2013: Finalist in the WA Nursing and Midwifery Awards – Education category
  • 2012: Executive Deans Award
  • 2011: UWA Teaching and Learning Award in the category: Program that Enhance Learning

Research Areas and Interests

  • Rural and Remote Nursing
  • Aboriginal health care
  • Faculty Practice
  • International practicums

Staff Qualifications

  • M (Master Degree), Monash University, 2010.
  • GradCert (Graduate Certificate), College of Nursing Australia, 2005.
  • B (Bachelor Degree), Edith Cowan University, 1999.


Recent Research Grants

  • A mixed method study on Nursing graduate support programs in rural and remote areas of Western Australia.,  WA Nurses Memorial Charitable Trust,  Grant,  2015 - 2017,  $10,274.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Geale, S., Beament, T., Gibson, N., Fowler, A., Baker, M., Smith, G., (2015), International Practicum: Not just another overseas jaunt - Supporting learning objectives and the development of graduate attributes. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 5(11), 96-102, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v5n11p96.
  • Hendricks, J., Andrew, L., Fowler, A., (2013), The piloting of an Academic Literacy Education Course (ALEC) to improve academic literacy of first semester undergraduate students in a Western Australian University. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 4(4), 19 - 27, Online, DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v4n4p19.
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