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Dr Carol Crevacore

Director International

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3496
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 2323
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.418  

A passionate academic whose focus is on the learning experience for all students regardless of where they are situated around the world. Over 20 years of teaching experience in undergraduate and postgraduate units. Currently working as the Director of International and Course Coordinator for the Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry) and Bachelor of Science – Nursing Studies program in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Edith Cowan University. Carol has been recognised locally and nationally for her excellence in teaching winning numerous teaching awards. Her research interests are in meaningful employment opportunities for undergraduate students as assistants to the registered nursing and midwifery workforce.


  • 2023 - Current: Director of International
  • 2022 - Current: Senior Lecturer School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • 2022 - Current: Course Coordinator J46 Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry) & Y61 Bachelor of Science (Nursing Studies)
  • 2008 - 2022: Lecturer - School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • 2012 - 2015: Course Coordinator UniPrep and Lecturer Science UPU0005
  • 2004 - 2007: Sessional Tutor - Edith Cowan University, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine
  • 2004 - 2008: Lecturer - West Coast TAFE
  • 2002 - 2004: Clinical Supervisor - Edith Cowan University, School of Nursing Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine
  • 2002 - Current: Clinical Nurse - ATA Health Management – Community Care
  • 1996 - 2002: Registered nurse - Health Department Western Australia

Professional Associations

  • ANF

Awards and Recognition

  • 2020: WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards (WANMEA) -  Excellence in Education
  • 2018: Australian Awards for University Teaching - Programs that Enhance Learning.
  • 2017: Vice-Chancellor's Award - Providing an opportunity for Registered Nursing students to achieve an additional nationally recognised qualification during their RN studies and gain meaningful employment while studying.
  • 2016: SNM Excellence Awards – Ready Set Go for Nursing and Midwifery
  • 2015: Vice-Chancellor’s Award - Programs that Enhance Learning (Team Award).

Research Areas and Interests

Her research interests are in meaningful employment opportunities for undergraduate students as assistants to the registered nursing and midwifery workforce.

  • First Year Experience
  • Meaningful Employment Opportunities for Undergraduate students
  • The role of unregulated health care workers in the acute care setting.


  • Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Edith Cowan University, 2022.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2021.
  • Master of Health Professional Education, The University of Western Australia, 2015.
  • Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching, Edith Cowan University, 2010.
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Edith Cowan University, 1996.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Crevacore, C., Coventry, L., Duffield, C., Jacob, E. (2024). Factors impacting nursing assistants to accept a delegation in the acute care settings: A mixed method study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 33(6), 1253-1264.

Journal Articles

  • McCullough, K., Baker, M., Bloxsome, D., Crevacore, C., Davies, H., Doleman, G., Gray, M., McKay, N., Palamara, P., Richards, G., Saunders, R., Barnard, M., Coventry, L. (2023). Clinical deterioration as a nurse sensitive indicator in the out-of-hospital context: A scoping review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2023(Article in press), 16 pages.
  • Crevacore, C., Jacob, E., Coventry, L., Duffield, C. (2023). Integrative review: Factors impacting effective delegation practices by Registered Nurses to Assistants in Nursing. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 79(3), 885-895.

Journal Articles

  • Crevacore, C., Coventry, L., Duffield, C., Jacob, E. (2022). Factors impacting delegation decision making by registered nurses to assistants in nursing in the acute care setting: A mixed method study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 136(2022), article number 104366.

Journal Articles

  • Crevacore, C., Duffield, C., Twigg, D. (2019). Undergraduate registered nursing students working as assistants in nursing within the acute care environment: Program development and discussion. Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research, 26(2), 256-261.

Conference Publications

  • Scriven, R., Crevacore, C. (2017). Reducing the confusion and clicks and its impact on learning. ASCILITE 2018 - Conference Proceedings - 35th International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education: Open Oceans: Learning Without Borders (499-504). Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE).

Journal Articles

  • Crevacore, C., Jonas-Dwyer, D., Nicol, P. (2016). The Effect of an Enrolled Nursing Registration Pathway Program on Undergraduate Nursing Students' Confidence Level: A Pre and Post-test. Nurse Education Today, 39(1 Apr, 2016), 87-92.

Research Projects

  • Investigation of delegation practices that exist between the Registered Nurse (RN) and the Assistant in Nursing (AIN) in the acute care environment, WA Nurses Memorial Charitable Trust, Grant, 2018 ‑ 2021, $5,000.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Nursing (Research), Evaluation of a game-based learning simulation to enhance pandemic preparedness for nursing staff in Western Australia
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