PhD student Gertrude Phiri shares preliminary findings of her PhDstudy in an article with Aged Care Institute, highlighting the need for more culturally appropriate care in the Australian Aged Care system. Gertrude is looking to expand this research into a larger study in the context of better care for African Australians.
The International Congress on Innovations in Nursing was a great success. ECU was once again a platinum sponsor of the conference, which showcased innovations led by nurses and midwives.
PhD candidate, Yakubu Ismaila shares his research findings exploring barriers to Ghanaian midwives’ ability to provide quality maternal and newborn care, their consequences, and how midwives cope with both.
Associate Dean, Dr Beverley Ewens provides insight into current research underway in conjunction with Joondalup Health Campus (JHC), on the impact of a screening tool and educational programme for delirium in older adults.
Congratulations to nominees and winners of the 2019 Vice-Chancellor’s Staff Excellence Awards! The school of Nursing and Midwifery are pleased to announce Tania Beament, Director Clinical, was awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning for the amazing work Tania has achieved with our international programs.
Congratulations to Professor of Nursing Evalotte Morelius and Dr Stephanie Smith (ECU), Mary Tallon (Perth Children’s Hospital), Garth Kendall (Curtin), Lauren Jones (Consumer Representative) and Carrie Clark (Kalparrin) were recently awarded a $19,800 seeding grant from Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation. The grant will further research into the needs and supports required of parents caring for children with chronic conditions.
Comment on the latest youth mental health report survey data.
School of Nursing and Midwifery researchers Professors Lisa Whitehead, Evalotte Morelius and Associate Professor Diana Arabiat will collaborate with national and international experts in world-first research investigating the impact of digital technology on Australian children.
Congratulations to ECU Nursing lecturer and recent Doctor of Philosophy graduate Ulrich Steinwandel on 3rd prize for his research presentation
Professor Spetz highlighted the role of home care aides in the US, the current challenges, and opportunities for change in this space.
ECU works in collaboration with researchers, service providers, consumers, policy makers and health economists to improve system responsiveness to the social wellbeing and mental health needs of families with infants and young children, from both prevention and intervention perspectives
You are invited to take part in a research study exploring older adults (65 years or older) and family members/carer’s perceptions of smart home technology, to assist ageing within one’s own home.
Professor Lisa Whitehead formed part of an international team that developed consensus guidelines for service providers. These were showcased at the World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities in Glasgow. The guidelines were further endorsed by the International Diabetes Federation.
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