A/Prof. Catherine Nagle

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Honorary Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Nursing & Midwifery

Campus

Off-Campus (Home)

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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2020

Factors associated with breastfeeding to 3 months postpartum among women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus: an exploratory study

B Rasmussen, A Nankervis, H Skouteris, C McNamara, C Nagle, C Steele, L Bruce, S Holton, K Wynter

(2020), Vol. 33, pp. e274-e279, Women and birth, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2019

Implementing an intervention to promote normal labour and birth: a study of clinicians' perceptions

Anna Wong Shee, Cate Nagle, Denise Corboy, Vincent Versace, Carolyn Robertson, Natasha Frawley, AnneMarie McKenzie, Julie Lodge

(2019), Vol. 70, pp. 46-53, Midwifery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

An investigation of Australian midwifery curricula for obesity management and health behaviour change training

Emily Kothe, Cate Bailey, Carlye Weiner, Cate Nagle, Caryl Nowson, Briony Hill, Skye McPhie, Melissa Savaglio, Helen Skouteris

(2019), Vol. 36, pp. 54-57, Nurse education in practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Informing the development midwifery standards for practice: a literature review for policy development

Cate Nagle, Susan McDonald, Jane Morrow, Gina Kruger, Rhian Cramer, Sara Couch, Nicole Hartney, Julianne Bryce, Melanie Birks, Marie Heartfield

(2019), Vol. 76, pp. 8-20, Midwifery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Maternity service organisational interventions that aim to reduce caesarean section: a systematic review and meta-analyses

A Chapman, C Nagle, D Bick, R Lindberg, B Kent, J Calache, A Hutchinson

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 1-21, BMC pregnancy and childbirth, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Psychosocial wellbeing among new mothers with diabetes: exploratory analysis of the postnatal wellbeing in transition questionnaire

B Rasmussen, A Nankervis, H Skouteris, C McNamara, C Nagle, C Steele, L Bruce, S Holton, K Wynter

(2019), Vol. 22, pp. 1-6, Sexual and reproductive healthcare, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Emotional intelligence: a qualitative study of student nurses' and midwives' theoretical and clinical experience

D Dooley, L East, C Nagle

(2019), Vol. 55, pp. 341-350, Contemporary nurse, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

Women's decision-making processes and the influences on their mode of birth following a previous caesarean section in Taiwan: a qualitative study

Shu Chen, Alison Hutchinson, Cate Nagle, Tracey Bucknall

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1-13, BMC pregnancy and childbirth, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Organisational interventions designed to reduce caesarean section rates: a systematic review protocol

Alison Hutchinson, Cate Nagle, Bridie Kent, Debra Bick, Rebecca Lindberg

(2018), Vol. 8, pp. 1-7, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

Care partner: a concept analysis

P Bennett, W Wang, M Moore, C Nagle

(2017), Vol. 65, pp. 184-194, Nursing outlook, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Labouring together: collaborative alliances in maternity care in Victoria, Australia-protocol of a mixed-methods study

V Watkins, C Nagle, B Kent, A Hutchinson

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-11, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Association between prenatal alcohol exposure and craniofacial shape of children at 12 months of age

E Muggli, H Matthews, A Penington, P Claes, C O'Leary, D Forster, S Donath, P Anderson, S Lewis, C Nagle, J Craig, S White, E Elliott, J Halliday

(2017), Vol. 171, pp. 771-780, JAMA pediatrics, Chicago, Ill., C1

journal article

Alcohol consumption in a general antenatal population and child neurodevelopment at 2 years

J Halliday, E Muggli, S Lewis, E Elliott, D Amor, C O'Leary, S Donath, D Forster, C Nagle, J Craig, P Anderson

(2017), Vol. 71, pp. 990-998, Journal of epidemiology and community health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Interventions designed to promote exclusive breastfeeding in high-income countries: a systematic review update

H Skouteris, C Bailey, C Nagle, Y Hauck, L Bruce, H Morris

(2017), Vol. 12, pp. 604-614, Breastfeeding medicine, New Rochelle, N.Y., C1

journal article

Application of emotional design to the form redesign of a midwifery training aid

J Mao, B Horan, H Forbes, S Smilevski, T Bucknall, C Nagle, D Phillips, I Gibson

(2017), Vol. 43, pp. 44-50, DesTech 2016 : Proceedings of the International Conference of Design and Technology, Geelong, Australia, E1

conference
2016

"Did you ever drink more?" A detailed description of pregnant women's drinking patterns

E Muggli, C O'Leary, S Donath, F Orsini, D Forster, P Anderson, S Lewis, C Nagle, J Craig, E Elliott, J Halliday

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1-13, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

A longitudinal study of the effect of psychosocial factors on exclusive breastfeeding duration

E de Jager, J Broadbent, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, C Nagle, S McPhie, H Skouteris

(2015), Vol. 31, pp. 103-111, Midwifery, C1

journal article

A systems approach to reducing maternal obesity: The health in preconception, pregnancy and postbirth (HIPPP) collaborative

H Skouteris, T Huang, L Millar, J Kuhlberg, J Dodd, L Callaway, D Forster, C Collins, A Hills, P Harrison, C Nagle, M Moodie, H Teede

(2015), Vol. 55, pp. 397-400, Australian and New Zealand journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, North Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article
2014

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

E Muggli, C O'Leary, D Forster, P Anderson, S Lewis, C Nagle, J Craig, S Donath, E Elliott, J Halliday

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

journal article

Interventions designed to promote exclusive breastfeeding in high-income countries: a systematic review

H Skouteris, C Nagle, M Fowler, B Kent, P Sahota, H Morris

(2014), Vol. 9, pp. 113-127, Breastfeeding medicine, New Rochelle, NY, C1

journal article

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

H Skouteris, H Morris, C Nagle, A Nankervis

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

journal article

Breastfeeding practices in women with type 1 diabetes: A discussion of the psychosocial factors and policies in Sweden and Australia.

B Rasmussen, H Skouteris, M Berg, C Nagle, H Morris, A Nankervis, C Sparud-Lundin

(2014), pp. 1-5, Women and Birth, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2013

The Virtual Maternity Clinic: A teaching and learning innovation for midwifery education

D Phillips, M Duke, C Nagle, S Macfarlane, G Karantzas, D Patterson

(2013), Vol. 33, pp. 1224-1229, Nurse Education Today, C1-1

journal article

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

C Nagle, H Skouteris, H Morris, A Nankervis, B Rasmussen, P Mayall, R Kennedy

(2013), Vol. 13, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, C1

journal article

Improving breastfeeding rates in an "at risk" population

K Mellor, H Skouteris, C Nagle

(2013), Vol. 26, Women and Birth, C1

journal article
2012

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

C East, M Sherburn, C Nagle, J Said, D Forster

(2012), Vol. 28, pp. 93-97, Midwifery, C1

journal article

Making decisions about fertility: Three facts GPS need to communicate to women

D Mazza, L Cannold, C Nagle, F McKay, B Brijnath

(2012), Vol. 41, pp. 343-346, Australian Family Physician, C1-1

journal article
2011

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

S Stelfox, C Nagle

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

journal article

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

C Nagle, H Skouteris, A Hotchin, L Bruce, D Patterson, G Teale

(2011), Vol. 11, BMC Public Health, C1

journal article
2009

Reporting Down syndrome screening results: Women's understanding of risk

C Nagle, R Hodges, R Wolfe, E Wallace

(2009), Vol. 29, pp. 234-239, Prenatal Diagnosis, C1-1

journal article

Students' expectations of the virtual maternity clinic

D Phillips, M Duke, C Nagle, S Macfarlane, G Mcnolty, P Lane, I Fox, D Patterson

(2009), pp. 791-795, ASCILITE 2009 - The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, E1

conference
2008

Exploring general practitioners' experience of informing women about prenatal screening tests for foetal abnormalities: A qualitative focus group study

C Nagle, S Lewis, B Meiser, J Gunn, J Halliday, R Bell

(2008), Vol. 8, BMC Health Services Research, C1-1

journal article

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

C Nagle, J Gunn, R Bell, S Lewis, B Meiser, S Metcalfe, O Ukoumunne, J Halliday

(2008), Vol. 115, pp. 339-347, BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, C1-1

journal article
2007

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

K Hegarty, S Brown, J Gunn, D Forster, C Nagle, B Grant, J Lumley

(2007), Vol. 34, pp. 155-163, Birth, C1-1

journal article

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

S Lewis, C Nagle

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

journal article

The pregnancy and maternity emergency education program

B Bulle, C Nagle, J Collette, E Wallace

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

conference
2006

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

J Gunn, K Hegarty, C Nagle, D Forster, S Brown, J Lumley

(2006), Vol. 33, pp. 46-55, Birth, C1-1

journal article

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

C Nagle, S Lewis, B Meiser, S Metcalfe, J Carlin, R Bell, J Gunn, J Halliday

(2006), Vol. 6, BMC Public Health, C1-1

journal article

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

C Nagle, S Lewis, J Gunn, R Bell, B Meiser, S Metcalfe, O Ukomunne, J Halliday

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

conference

Evaluation of a decision aid for prenatal testing of fetal abnormalities

C Nagle, S Lewis, B Meiser, S Metcalfe, J Carlin, R Bell, J Gunn, J Halliday

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

conference
2005

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

C Nagle, S Lewis, J Halliday, J Gunn, R Bell

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

conference
2004

A new approach to supporting women in pregnancy. Final report

K Hegarty, J Gunn, C Nagle, B Clarke, S Brown, J Lumley, D Forster, J Collette, S Nicolson

(2004), Melbourne, Vic., A6-1

research report/technical paper

A new approach to supporting women in pregnancy : Interim report

K Hegarty, J Gunn, C Nagle, S Brown, J Lumley, D Forster, J Collette, S Nicolson

(2004), Melbourne, Vic., A6-1

research report/technical paper

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

C Nagle, S Lewis, J Gunn, R Bell, B Meiser, S Metcalfe, J Carlin, J Halliday

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

conference

Evaluation of a decision aid for prenatal testing for fetal abnormalities

C Nagle, S Lewis, J Gunn, R Bell, B Meiser, S Metcalfe, J Carlin, J Halliday

(2004), IMPACT 2004 : Proceedings of the 10th Interdisciplinary Maternal Perinatal Australasian Clinical Trials Network 2004 Annual meeting, Sydney, New South Wales, E1-1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Improving clinical outcomes in maternity care: recognition and response to clinical deterioriation in the maternity patient

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Prof Tracey Bucknall, Prof Bridie Kent

  • 2013: $22,000
  • 2012: $22,000

Development of Midwife standards for practice

A/Prof Catherine Nagle, Dr Maureen Miles, Prof Susan McDonald, Dr Jane Morrow, Dr Gina Kruger, Ms Rhian Kramer, Prof Melanie Birks, Ms Julianne Byrce, Dr Marie Heartfield

  • 2018: $67,772
  • 2017: $304,974
  • 2016: $304,974

Industry and Other Funding

Physical, social, psychological and cultural factors influencing breastfeeding intention, initiation and duration among women living with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes (T1DM & T2DM) in Victoria.

Prof Bodil Rasmussen, Dr Alison Nankervis, Prof Helen Skouteris, Mrs Cheryl Steele, Mrs Catharine McNamara, A/Prof Catherine Nagle

  • 2017: $10,000
  • 2016: $40,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2015

Shu Wen Chen

Thesis entitled: Decision-Making on Birth Choices Following a Caesarean Delivery in Taiwan

Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing), School of Nursing & Midwifery