Staff profile - Julie Considine

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Prof Julie Considine

Position: Chair in Nursing Eastern Health
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Nursing and Midwifery
Campus: Y2.13, Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446127 +61 3 92446127
Mobile: 0409 354 133 0409 354 133
Email: julie.considine@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2005
  • Master of Nursing, Australian Catholic University, 1999
  • Graduate Diploma of Nursing, Australian Catholic University, 1995
  • Certificate of Nursing, ***** To Be Clarified *****, 1995
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1994
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2011


Memberships

Fellow Australian College of Nursing,College of Emergency Nursing Australasia

Affiliations

College of Emergency Nursing Australasia

Australian College of Nursing

Australian Resuscitation Council

Nurses Memorial Centre

The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand

Australian Lung Foundation

International Society for Quality in Health Care




Academic

Teaching Interests

Julie is an expert educator and holds a 2012 Australian Government Office for Teaching and Learning Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, 2011 Deakin University Vice-Chancellors Award for Distinguished Teaching and 2011 Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence. She is an expert in the development, implementation, and evaluation of nursing education programs aimed at increasing workforce capacity and research use in clinical practice. Julie teaches in the Master of Nursing Practice courses in Emergency Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, and Nurse Practitioner specialities and also supervises a number of BN(Hons), Masters and PhD students.


Conferences and seminars

Considine J. June 2012. Basic Life Support: Understanding BLS practice from an evidence-based perspective. Australian Resuscitation Council Victorian Branch State Conference. Royal Melbourne Hospital: Melbourne. [invited keynote address] Considine J. May 2012. Rapid response in the emergency department. 7th International Conference on Rapid Response Systems and Medical Emergency Teams. Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia. [invited presentation Considine J. April 2012. Strengthening emergency, trauma and disaster nurses collaboration: the way forward 2012 International Conference on Trends in Emergency, Trauma, and Disaster Nursing: Using evidence to guide decision-making and improve nursing care. Bangkok Private Hospital: Phuket, Thailand. [invited keynote address] Considine J. April 2012. Competency management in emergency and disaster nursing. 2012 International Conference on Trends in Emergency, Trauma, and Disaster Nursing: Using evidence to guide decision-making and improve nursing care. Bangkok Private Hospital: Phuket, Thailand. [invited keynote address] Considine J. April 2012. Predictors of deterioration and emergency nurses role in patient safety. 2012 International Conference on Trends in Emergency, Trauma, and Disaster Nursing: Using evidence to guide decision-making and improve nursing care. Bangkok Private Hospital: Phuket, Thailand. [invited keynote address] Considine J, Botti M & Thomas S. November 2012. Emergency Department management of exacerbation of COPD: how evidence-based is care delivery? 8th Biennial Joanna Briggs International Colloquium: Channelling the Rivers of Knowledge to Improve Global Policy and Practice. The Empress Hotel: Chiang Mai, Thailand. Considine J, Wunderlich B & Lucas E. November 2012. An evidence-based approach to recognising and responding to deteriorating emergency department patients. 8th Biennial Joanna Briggs International Colloquium: Channelling the Rivers of Knowledge to Improve Global Policy and Practice. The Empress Hotel: Chiang Mai, Thailand. Considine J, Martin R, Currey J, Williamson S. November 2012. Using Team-Based Learning to expanding nurse initiated x-rays in emergency care. 8th Biennial Joanna Briggs International Colloquium: Channelling the Rivers of Knowledge to Improve Global Policy and Practice. The Empress Hotel: Chiang Mai, Thailand Considine J, Botti M & Thomas S. October 2012. Descriptive analysis of Emergency Department oxygen use in Victoria. 9th International Conference for Emergency Nurses. Hotel Grand Chancellor: Hobart, Australia. Considine J, Lucas E & Wunderlich B. April 2012. An Emergency Department early warning system for deteriorating patients: a feasibility study. 2012 International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare. Le Palais des Congrs de Paris: Paris, France [poster]

Awards

Awards and prizes

2013 Julie Finucane OAM Medal for Leadership in Emergency Nursing, College of Emergency Nursing Australasia in recognition of outstanding commitment to the leadership of the profession and discipline of emergency nursing, and to the College of Emergency Nursing Australasia.

2012 Australian Government Office for Teaching and Learning Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning awarded for "commitment to a teaching-evidence-practice nexus in specialist and advanced nursing courses to develop clinical excellence and enhanced quality and safety of healthcare"

2011 Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence, Deakin University

2011 Vice-Chancellors Award for Distinguished Teaching, Deakin University

2008 Myrtle Ivy Quicke Memorial Scholarship (for doctoral or postdoctoral studies in nursing), Royal College of Nursing, Australia: National Research and Scholarship Fund

2008 Highly Commended Certificate, Deakin University Leadership in Nursing and Midwifery

2006 Emergency Nurse of the Year, College of Emergency Nursing Australasia

2003 Annie M Sage Scholarship (for post registration research studies in nursing), Royal College of Nursing, Australia: National Research and Scholarship Fund

1994 Dame Mabel Coles DBE Prize for the Best Examination Paper on Midwifery, Royal Women's Hospital

1993 Margaret Black Memorial Medal for the highest academic achievement in Midwifery, Royal Women's Hospital
 


Research

Research projects

Professor Considine is involved in a wide range of Departmental, Faculty and University committees:

School of Nursing Research and Research Training Committee

Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research

She is A Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing and Founding Fellow of the College of Emergency Nursing Australasia. Professor Considine is the Deputy Editor of the Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal and reviews for a number of medical and nursing journals. She is the College of Emergency Nursing Australasia representative and Basic Life Support Convenor for the Australian Resuscitation Council and a member of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation Basic Life Support Taskforce.




Research interests

Julies research is aimed at improving the quality and safety of patient care by optimising clinical decision-making, use of research evidence in practice, and ensuring effective models of service delivery. She leads two programs of research. The first program is focused on Clinical Risk Management with a particular emphasis on the relationships between educational preparation, personal characteristics and decision context on clinical practice behaviours and the accuracy of clinical decisions. The second program is focused on Workforce Development and Service Delivery Models, in particular advanced nursing practice and nurse practitioner roles, transition to speciality practice, and emergency department service delivery models such as fast track and rapid assessment roles. Julie is also a foundation member of Deakin Universitys Quality and Patient Safety Strategic Research Centre


Research page

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/16141/Prof-Julie-Considine


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