AsPr Catherine Nagle

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Nursing and Midwif.

Campus

Geelong Waterfront Campus

Contact

cate.nagle@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 78401

Biography

Cate Nagle is an Associate Professor within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Deakin University. She is a member of the Quality and Patient Safety Strategic Research Centre and associate member of the Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development. A registered midwife and nurse, Cate is committed to improving the safety and quality of maternity care through research and teaching. She also has a research position at Western Health where she is focused on building research capacity within the organisation.

Qualifications

2007   PhD University of Melbourne, Parkville
“Development and Evaluation of a Decision Aid for Prenatal Testing of fetal abnormalities’
2000   Master of Public Health, Monash University, Clayton
1995   Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds
1995   Graduate Certificate of Midwifery, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton
1990   Bachelor of Applied Science, (Nursing Education), Phillip Institute of Technology, Bundoora

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Research interests

Dr Nagle’s research program is primarily concerned with improving the quality and safety of maternity care. There are three interrelated areas of research:

Public Health Midwifery: topics include such as Obesity, Alcohol use, Postpartum Haemorrhage and Breastfeeding

Improving Clinical outcomes: topics include Clinical Decision making, Clinical Deterioration and Physiological Birth

Improving women’s experience of maternity care: topics include communication of risk, consumer participation in care, informed decision making

Teaching interests

Dr Nagle supervises Honours, Masters and PhD students who are interested in promoting safety and quality of care in the field of midwifery, maternity services or perinatal care.

Conferences

Chen, SW, Bucknall, T., Hutchinson, A. and Nagle, C. Repeat Caesarean Delivery: Decision-Making Processes in Taiwanese Pregnant Women Who Have Had a Primary Caesarean. The ICM Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2015, Midwifery care for every mother and their newborn, 20 – 22 July, 2015, Yokohoma, Japan.

Nagle C, Kerr C, Pring M, Nguyen, J, Carolan-Olah, M Vietnamese women’s attitudes to and experiences of breastfeeding: a qualitative study PSANZ 19th congress, April 2015 Melbourne.

Nagle C, Kerr C, Pring M, Consumer participation in the Development of a Breastfeeding Resource for Vietnamese speaking women: a mixed methods study PSANZ 19th congress, April 2015 Melbourne.

Chen, SW, Bucknall, T., Hutchinson, A. and Nagle, C. Vaginal Birth after Caesarean: Decision-Making Processes in Taiwanese Pregnant Women following a Primary Caesarean delivery Asia-Pacific Nursing Research Conference (APNRC), Promoting Global Health: From Research to Practice, 11 - 13 September, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan.  

Chen, SW, Bucknall, T., Hutchinson, A. and Nagle, C. Understanding Cultural Impacts and Taiwanese Women’s Request for Repeat Caesarean Delivery. Improving Global Health Outcomes STTI's 25th International Nursing Research Congress Hong Kong July 2014.

Chen, SW, Bucknall, T., Hutchinson, A. and Nagle, C. Taiwanese women’s decision making processes and influences regarding mode of delivery following a primary caesarean section. 30th International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) Triennial Prague Congress improving women’s health globally, June 2014.

Chen, SW, Bucknall, T., Hutchinson, A. and Nagle, C. Taiwanese obstetricians’ decision making strategies regarding mode of delivery following a primary caesarean section.16th East Asia Forum Of Nursing Scholars (EAFONS), Developing International Networking for Nursing Research , 21 - 22 February 2013, Thailand.

Professional activities

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth associate Editor (invited)
Maternity & Newborn Clinical Network, Leadership Group, Department of Health Victoria (invited member)
Perinatal Society of Australian and New Zealand (member)
Australian College of Midwives (member)
Midwifery Academics Victoria (MIDAC) (member)
Western Health Low Risk Ethics Panel (nominated member)
Barwon Health Human Research Ethics Committee, (appointed member)
Teaching and Learning Committee, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University (member)
School Research and Research Training Committee, Deakin University (member)

Cate serves as a reviewer for Australian and international funding bodies and numerous journals.

Publications

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2014

Behavior modification techniques used to prevent gestational diabetes: a systematic review of the literature

Prof Helen Skouteris, Mrs Heather Morris, A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Dr Alison Nankervis

(2014), Vol. 14, pp. 1-17, Current diabetes reports, New York, N. Y., C1

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Study protocol: asking questions about alcohol in pregnancy (AQUA): a longitudinal cohort study of fetal effects of low to moderate alcohol exposure

Evelyne Muggli, Colleen O`Leary, Dr Della Forster, Peter Anderson, Sharon Lewis, A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Jeffrey M. Craig, A/Prof Susan Donath, Elizabeth Elliott, A/Prof Jane Halliday

(2014), Vol. 14, pp. 1-11, BMC pregnancy and childbirth, London, England, C1

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2013

Primary prevention of gestational diabetes for women who are overweight and obese : a randomised controlled trial

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Prof Helen Skouteris, Dr Alison Nankervis, Dr Peter Mayall

(2013), Vol. 13, pp. 1-6, BMC pregnancy and childbirth, London, England, C1

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2012

Making decisions about fertility : three facts GPs need to communicate to women

Danielle Mazza, Leslie Cannold, A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Dr Fiona Mckay, Bianca Brijnath

(2012), Vol. 41, pp. 343-346, Australian family physician, South Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

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2011

Perineal pain following childbirth : prevalence, effects on postnatal recovery and analgesia usage

Christine E. East, Margaret Sherburn, A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Joanne Said, Dr Della Forster

(2011), Vol. 28, pp. 93-97, Midwifery, Kidlington, U. K., C1

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The experience of new mothers who are separated from their newborn infants : a qualitative systematic review

Mrs Sara Stelfox, A/Prof Catherine Nagle

(2011), pp. 1-15, Systematic review protocol, Adelaide, S.A., C1-1

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Continuity of midwifery care and gestational weight gain in obese women : a randomised controlled trial

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Prof Helen Skouteris, Dr Anne Hotchin, Ms Lauren Jade Bruce, A/Prof Denise Patterson, A/Prof Glyn Teale

(2011), Vol. 11, pp. 1-6, B M C Public Health, London, England, C1

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2009

Reporting down syndrome screening results : women's understanding of risk

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Ryan Hodges, A/Prof Rory Wolfe, E Wallace

(2009), Vol. 29, pp. 234-239, Prenatal Diagnosis, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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Students' expectations of the virtual maternity clinic

A/Prof Diane Phillips, Prof Maxine Duke, A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Ms Susie Macfarlane, Mr Glenn Mcnolty, Mr Peter Lane, Mr Ian Fox, A/Prof Denise Patterson

(2009), pp. 791-795, ASCILITE 2009 : Same places, different spaces : Proceedings of the 26th ASCILITE conference, Auckland, New Zealand, E1

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2008

Use of a decision aid for prenatal testing of fetal abnormalities to improve women's informed decision making: a cluster randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN22532458]

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Prof Jane Gunn, Robin J. Bell, Bettina Meiser, A/Prof Jane Halliday

(2008), Vol. 115, pp. 339-347, International journal of gynecology & obstetrics, Limerick, Ireland, C1-1

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Exploring general practitioners' experience of informing women about prenetal screening tests for foetal abnomalities : a qualitative focus group study

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Bettina Meiser, Prof Jane Gunn, A/Prof Jane Halliday, Robin J. Bell, Sharon Lewis

(2008), Vol. 8, pp. 1-8, BMC health services research, London, England, C1-1

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2007

The role of focus groups in a randomised controlled trial : the ADEPT study

Sharon Lewis, A/Prof Catherine Nagle

(2007), Vol. 14, pp. 33-34, Australasian epidemiologist, Parkville, Vic., C1-1

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Women's views and outcomes of an educational intervention designed to enhance psychosocial support for women during pregnancy

A/Prof Kelsey Hegarty, A/Prof Stephanie Brown, Prof Jane Gunn, Dr Della Forster, A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Belinda Grant, Prof Judith Lumley

(2007), Vol. 34, pp. 155-163, Birth : issues in perinatal care, Hoboken, N.J., C1-1

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The pregnancy and maternity emergency education program

B. Bulle, A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Julie Collette, E Wallace

(2007), pp. 1-1, PSANZ 2007 : Proceedings of the 11th Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Congress 2007, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

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2006

Putting woman-centered care into practice : a new (ANEW) approach to psychosocial risk assessment during pregnancy

Prof Jane Gunn, A/Prof Kelsey Hegarty, A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Dr Della Forster, A/Prof Stephanie Brown, Prof Judith Lumley

(2006), Vol. 33, pp. 46-55, Birth : issues in perinatal care, Hoboken, N.J., C1-1

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Evaluation of a decision aid for prenatal testing of fetal abnormalities : a cluster randomised trial [ISRCTN22532458]

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Sharon Lewis, Bettina Meiser, A/Prof Sylvia Metcalfe, Prof John Carlin, Robin J. Bell, Prof Jane Gunn, A/Prof Jane Halliday

(2006), Vol. 6, pp. 1-8, BMC Public Health, London, England, C1-1

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Evaluation of a decision aid for prenatal testing of fetal abnormalities

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Sharon Lewis, Bettina Meiser, A/Prof Sylvia Metcalfe, Prof John Carlin, Robin J. Bell, Prof Jane Gunn, A/Prof Jane Halliday

(2006), pp. 1-1, ICHG 2006 : Proceedings of the 11th International Congress of Human Genetics 2006, Brisbane, Qld., E1-1

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Evaluating the effectiveness of a decision aid for prenatal testing of fetal abnormalities in improving women's informed decision making : results of a cluster RCT

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Sharon Lewis, Prof Jane Gunn, Robin J. Bell, Bettina Meiser, A/Prof Sylvia Metcalfe, O C Ukomunne, A/Prof Jane Halliday

(2006), pp. -, AEA 2006 : Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting Australian Epidemiologists Association 2006, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

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2005

Informing women of prenatal testing options for fetal abnormality : the impact on the health professional

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Sharon Lewis, A/Prof Jane Halliday, Prof Jane Gunn, Robin J. Bell

(2005), pp. 1-1, PSANZ 2005 : Proceedings of the 9th Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Congress 2005, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

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2004

Evaluation of a decision aid for prenatal testing for fetal abnormalities

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Sharon Lewis, Prof Jane Gunn, Robin J. Bell, Bettina Meiser, A/Prof Sylvia Metcalfe, Prof John Carlin, A/Prof Jane Halliday

(2004), pp. -, IMPACT 2004 : Proceedings of the 10th Interdisciplinary Maternal Perinatal Australasian Clinical Trials Network 2004 Annual meeting, Sydney, N.S.W., E1-1

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ADEPT : Development of a decision aid for prenatal testing for fetal abnormalities

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Sharon Lewis, Prof Jane Gunn, Robin J. Bell, Bettina Meiser, A/Prof Sylvia Metcalfe, Prof John Carlin, A/Prof Jane Halliday

(2004), pp. -, PSANZ 2004 : Proceedings of the 8th Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Congress 2004, PSANZ, E1-1

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