Top of page
Global Site Navigation

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Local Section Navigation

Help us improve our content by rating this page.

Page rating system

Please leave a comment about your rating so we can better understand how we might improve the page.

You are here: Main Content

Ms Amanda Fowler


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 3517, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO21.415
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3517
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.415  


Amanda is a Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery and is the liaison for culture and health.

Current Teaching

  • NPP1101 Health Assessment skills and practice


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


  • Master of Education, Monash University, 2010.
  • Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing, College of Nursing Australia, 2005.
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Edith Cowan University, 1999.


Recent Research Grants

  • International Orientation Resource,  Edith Cowan University,  School of Nursing and Midwifery Strategic Initiative Fund,  2016 - 2019,  $8,000.
  • A mixed method study on Nursing graduate support programs in rural and remote areas of Western Australia.,  WA Nurses Memorial Charitable Trust,  Grant,  2015 - 2018,  $10,274.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Fowler, A., Ewens, B., Vafeas, C., Delves, L., Hayward, C., Nannup, N., Baum, G., (2018), Closing the gap: A whole of school approach to Aboriginal and Torres StraitIslander inclusivity in higher education. Nurse Education in Practice, 30, , 86-90.
  • Fowler, A., Baker, M., Geraghty, S., (2017), Is faculty practice valuable? The experience of Western Australian nursing and midwifery academics undertaking faculty clinical practice- A discussion paper. Nurse Education in Practice, 26(2017), 91-95, Kidlington, United Kingdom, Churchill Livingstone, DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2017.07.005.
  • 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, Sciedu Press, 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, Sciedu Press, DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v4n4p19.
Skip to top of page