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Dr Kim Oliver


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 3497, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO21.420
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3497
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.420  


Kim is a Lecturer and Third Year Coordinator in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Current Teaching

Third Year Undergraduate Nursing.


I have a background in theatres, and Intensive care and have also worked within the mining and oil and gas sector undertaking a FIFO role as a nurse and State OHS Manager. I launched and run a program which focused on preventing risk taking behaviours in Youths in Western Australia.

Professional Associations

  • Registered level 1 nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Lead Auditor in OHS Management Systems RABQSA Registered.
  • Registered Noise Officer

Research Areas and Interests

  • Workplace Stress
  • Drug and Alcohol in youths
  • Nurse education


  • Master of Occupational Health & Safety, Edith Cowan University, 2012.
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours(2ndclass) in Adult Nursing, England, 2003.
  • Bachelor of Science in Adult Nursing, England, 2001.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Geraghty, S., Lauva, M., Oliver, K., (2016), Reconstructing compassion: should it be taught as part of the curriculum?. British Journal of Nursing, 25(15), 836-839, DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2016.25.15.836.
  • Geraghty, S., Godwin, H., Oliver, K., (2015), Balancing the risks and benefits of sun exposure for infants: Skin protection and Vitamin D uptake. Journal of Health Visiting, 3(6), 314-320, London, United Kingdom, Mark Allen Group.
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