Deakin’s School of Nursing and Midwifery is one of Australia’s most active schools of nursing for research.
Our supervisors for higher degrees by research are leaders in their chosen fields, both nationally and internationally.
Melbourne Burwood Campus
Alfred Deakin Professor Mari Botti (AM)
Coronary care nursing and pain management, patient participation in health care, patient safety and quality care, pain management, clinical handover and professional communication, clinical decision making.
Translation of evidence into practice (knowledge translation/research utilisation), quality of care and patient safety, organisational context and interprofessional interaction/collaboration, use of qualitative and quantitative methods.
Medication management, medication adherence, medication safety, consumer participation in health care, communication processes in health care and the ways in which communication relates to adverse events.
Diabetes, chronic illness in young people, psychosocial aspects of living with chronic illness, patient participation in health care, patient safety and quality care, pain management, clinical handover and professional communication, clinical decision making.
Cardiovascular disease, cardiac nursing, workforce issues, coronary care nursing, quality of care and patient safety, chronic disease management, health service delivery and cost-effectiveness of nursing interventions.
Chronic disease management (respiratory and cardiac disease), infection prevention and management, antimicrobial stewardship, ambulatory and critical care management of respiratory disease, respiratory and infectious diseases epidemiology, sepsis, pharmacology and advanced practice roles for nurses.
Women, families’ and midwives’ lived experiences of pregnancy, labour and postnatal care, improving clinical outcomes with vulnerable populations, development of education strategies to enhance student’s clinical decision making.
Nursing management of people with diabetes in all settings especially end-of-life care and care for older people, quality use of medicines, complementary therapies using quantitative and qualitative approaches.
Enhancing women's informed decision making, improving clinical outcomes and optimising women's experience of care in pregnancy, labour and postnatal care, communicating complex/sensitive information and improving risk communication in maternity care.