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Dr Joyce Hendricks

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 3511, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO21.454
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 3511  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.454  


Current Teaching

  • PhD and Master of Nursing (Research)
  • Master of Clinical Governance
  • Master of Nurse Education
  • Master of Nursing by Coursework
  • Master of Clinical Nursing
  • Master of Midwifery Science (Research)
  • Coordinator, Master of Nurse Education and Master of Clinical Governance

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Nursing (Australia)
  • Sigma Theta Tau Incorporated
  • Australian Nurse Teachers Association

Awards and Recognition

University and National Teaching Awards

  • Australian Learning and Teaching Citation (2011)
  • ECU Vice-Chancellor's Award to Learning and Teaching (2011)


  • Alison Johnson Prize for the most outstanding thesis from the Faculty of Nursing and Behavioural Science at the UWS (2000)

Research Areas and Awards

  • Leadership and management
  • Nurse education
  • Chronic diseases and pain management
  • Safety
  • Clinical governance
  • Mentoring
  • Generational factors
  • Advanced skilled nursing
  • Nurse-Led Telephone Triage
  • Midwifery Care

Staff Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Western Sydney, 2000 .


Recent Research Grants

  • Assessing the ?at risk? Elderly in an Independent Living Community Setting,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2015 (Round 1),  2015,  $176,110.
  • Kids and Parents for Optimal Weight (KAPOW),  Osborne Division of General Practice,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $10,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Hendricks, J., Cope, V., (2010), Nurse Practitioner Programs: the need for giving good advice. Nurse Practitioner Series, 30-34, Western Australia.

Journal Articles

  • McWilliams, T., Hendricks, J., Twigg, D., Wood, F., (2015), Burns education for non-burn specialist clinicians in Western Australia. Burns, 41(2), 301-307.
  • 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., 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., 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.
  • 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.
  • Noonil, N., Hendricks, J., Aekwarangkoon, S., (2012), Lived experience of Thai women and their changing bodies in midlife. Nursing and Health Sciences, 14(3), 312-317, Asia, DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-2018.2012.00710.x.
  • Hendricks, J., Cope, V., (2012), Generational diversity: what nurse managers need to know. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(3), 717-725, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2012.06079.x.
  • Jones, M., Hendricks, J., Cope, V., (2012), Toward an Understanding of Caring in the Context of Telenursing. International Journal for Human Caring, 16(1), 7-15, United States.
  • Cohen, L., Chang, P., Hendricks, J., Cope, V., Harman, B., (2011), Enhancing psychology students' experiences: The development of an undergraduate leadership programme. Psychology Learning and Teaching, 10(2), 164-169, DOI: 10.2304/plat.2011.10.2.164.
  • Hendricks, J., Cope, V., Harris, M., (2010), A leadership program in an undergraduate nursing course in Western Australia: Building leaders in our midst. Nurse Education Today, 30(3), 252-257, UK.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Migration Matters: The Experience Of United Kingdom Registered Nurses Migrating To Western Australia..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Effect Of An Exercise Intervention On Physical And Cognitive Function, Psychological Health And Quality Of Life Among Older Adults With Dementia In Bangkok, Thailand..

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Portraits Of Nursing Resilience: Listening For A Story..
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