A/Prof. Debra Kerr

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Nursing & Midwifery

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

d.kerr@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72501

Research interests

Research focuses on decision support and communication with applied research to enhance the safety and quality of health care. Areas of interest include the process of communication between nurses and patients in clinical contexts such as bedside nursing handover and in acute medical/surgical ward settings. She has also led projects in which evidence based practice and decision support tools have been developed and validated in the clinical context, particularly in the emergency setting for cardiac conditions. An area of specific focus, intranasal medical administration, has been explored as a novel and safe mode of drug delivery for naloxone and fentanyl.

Methodological approaches have predominantly focused on quantitative methods including randomised controlled trials, feasibility studies, audits and surveys. She has published over 67 peer reviewed articles and presented at international and national medical and nursing conferences. It is her aim to direct future research on the Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards, in particular, the impact of communication skills training for enhancing quality and safe nursing care.

Affiliations

  • Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research (QPS) (Deakin University)
  • Centre for Organisational Change in Person-Centred Healthcare (OCPH) (Deakin University)

Teaching interests

Supervision of Honours, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy students.

Debra’s teaching expertise is focused on appraisal, understanding and use of evidence, and ethical considerations relating to research.

Knowledge areas

Debra has extensive experience in investigating quality and safety in patient care, with a specific focus on quality audit and nursing care delivery in acute care settings. She has expertise in intranasal medication delivery for acute opioid overdose related to PhD research and ongoing work at the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Clinic.

Professional activities

Inaugural and Current President for Psi Zeta at-Large Chapter of Sigma.

Projects

  1. Principal author: Systematic review of effectiveness of skills training to enhance communication between nurses and patients.
  2. Principal author: Development of a dignity tool for older people hospitalised in acute care settings.

Publications

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2024

Barriers and enablers to screening, management and referral of sleep disorders in patients attending cardiac rehabilitation: A qualitative descriptive study

M Le Grande, B Murphy, D Kerr, A Beauchamp, A Driscoll, A Jackson

(2024), Vol. 80, pp. 136-149, Journal of Advanced Nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2023

Novice nurses' experiences in provision of mental ill health care within a regional emergency department: A descriptive qualitative study

T Peart, D Kerr, A Searby

(2023), Vol. 32, pp. 458-468, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Methodological quality of dignity-related patient reported outcome measures used in acute hospital settings: A systematic review using the COSMIN methodology

A Fuseini, B Redley, H Rawson, L Ley, D Kerr

(2023), Vol. 32, pp. 4249-4264, Journal of Clinical Nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Gender-based differences in assessment and management of acute abdominal pain in the emergency department: A retrospective audit

M Hayes, A Hutchinson, D Kerr

(2023), Vol. 26, pp. 290-295, Australasian Emergency Care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Improving Metabolic Syndrome in Ghanaian Adults with Type 2 Diabetes through a Home-Based Physical Activity Program: A Feasibility Randomised Controlled Trial

M Amin, D Kerr, Y Atiase, M Samir, A Driscoll

(2023), Vol. 20, pp. 1-12, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Effect of Physical Activity on Metabolic Syndrome Markers in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

M Amin, D Kerr, Y Atiase, R Aldwikat, A Driscoll

(2023), Vol. 11, pp. 1-11, Sports, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Development and psychometric validation of the hospitalized older adults' dignity scale for measuring dignity during acute hospitalization

A Fuseini, M Mohebbi, B Redley, H Rawson, L Ley, D Kerr

(2023), pp. 1-16, Journal of Advanced Nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Expert Opinions about Barriers and Facilitators to Physical Activity Participation in Ghanaian Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A Qualitative Descriptive Study

M Amin, D Kerr, Y Atiase, Y Yakub, A Driscoll

(2023), Vol. 11, pp. 1-13, Sports, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Effect of communication skills training on documentation of shared decision-making for patients with life-limiting illness: An observational study in an intensive care unit

S Milnes, D Kerr, A Hutchinson, N Simpson, Y Mantzaridis, C Corke, M Bailey, N Orford

(2023), Vol. 25, pp. 20-26, Critical Care and Resuscitation, C1

journal article

Nurses' work experiences in hospital wards with single rooms: An integrative review

Susanne Søndergaard, Bodil Rasmussen, Debra Kerr, Kirsten Frederiksen, Bernice Redley, Melody Trueman, Raymond Kolbaek, Henrik Laursen, Melissa Bloomer

(2023), Vol. 32, pp. 7036-7049, Journal of Clinical Nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Self‐reported dignity and factors that influence dignity in hospitalised older adults: A cross‐sectional survey

Abdul‐Ganiyu Fuseini, Helen Rawson, Bernice Redley, Lenore Ley, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Debra Kerr

(2023), Vol. 32, pp. 7791-7801, Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN), London, Eng., C1

journal article

Understanding Physical Activity Behavior in Ghanaian Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A Qualitative Descriptive Study

Mohammed Amin, Debra Kerr, Yacoba Atiase, Yusif Yakub, Andrea Driscoll

(2023), Vol. 8, pp. 1-11, Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Enhancing effective healthcare communication in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand: Considerations for research, teaching, policy, and practice

S White, B Condon, P Ditton-Phare, N Dodd, J Gilroy, D Hersh, D Kerr, K Lambert, Z McPherson, J Mullan, S Saad, M Stubbe, M Warren-James, K Weir, C Gilligan

(2023), Vol. 3, pp. 1-8, PEC Innovation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2022

Responding to nurses' communication challenges: Evaluating a blended learning program for communication knowledge and skills for nurses

D Kerr, S Milnes, P Martin, J Ammentorp, M Wolderslund, M Chiswell

(2022), Vol. 105, pp. 2285-2291, Patient Education and Counseling, Ireland, C1

journal article

The impact of covid-19 on psychosocial well-being and learning for australian nursing and midwifery undergraduate students: a cross-sectional survey

Bodil Rasmussen, alison Hutchinson, grainne Lowe, karen Wynter, bernice Redley, Sara Holton, elizabeth Manias, nikki Phillips, Jo Mcdonall, lauren McTier, debra Kerr

(2022), Vol. 58, pp. 1-9, Nurse Education in Practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Nurse leader agency: Creating an environment conducive to support for graduate nurses

A Sahay, E Willis, D Kerr, B Rasmussen

(2022), Vol. 30, pp. 643-650, Journal of Nursing Management, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Communication skills training for nurses: Is it time for a standardised nursing model?

Debra Kerr, Peter Martin, Lynn Furber, Sandra Winterburn, Sharyn Milnes, Annegrethe Nielsen, Patricia Strachan

(2022), pp. 1-6, Patient Education and Counseling, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Patient dignity and dignified care: A qualitative description of hospitalised older adults perspectives

A Fuseini, H Rawson, L Ley, D Kerr

(2022), pp. 1-17, Journal of Clinical Nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal article

A systematic review of patient-reported dignity and dignified care during acute hospital admission

A Fuseini, L Ley, H Rawson, B Redley, D Kerr

(2022), Vol. 78, pp. 3540-3558, Journal of Advanced Nursing, England, C1

journal article

Feasibility of pilates for pregnant women: A randomised trial

M Mazzarino, D Kerr, M Morris

(2022), Vol. 32, pp. 207-212, Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, United States, C1

journal article
2021

Pilates for low risk pregnant women: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

M Mazzarino, M Morris, D Kerr

(2021), Vol. 25, pp. 240-247, Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, United States, C1

journal article

Effects of diffused essential oils for reducing stress and improving mood for clinical nurses: An interventional time series study

D Kerr, M Hegg, M Mohebbi

(2021), Vol. 56, pp. 305-312, Nursing Forum, United States, C1

journal article

The influence of socio-demographic factors on stress and coping strategies among undergraduate nursing students

N Asturias, S Andrew, G Boardman, D Kerr

(2021), Vol. 99, Nurse Education Today, Scotland, C1

journal article

Diagnostic accuracy and suitability of instruments that screen for obstructive sleep apnoea, insomnia and sleep quality in cardiac patients: a meta-analysis

M Le Grande, A Jackson, A Beauchamp, D Kerr, A Driscoll

(2021), Vol. 86, pp. 135-160, Sleep Medicine, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Values, preferences and goals identified during shared decision making between critically ill patients and their doctors

S Milnes, Y Mantzaridis, N Simpson, T Dunning, D Kerr, J Ostaszkiewicz, G Keely, C Corke, N Orford

(2021), Vol. 23, pp. 76-85, Critical Care and Resuscitation, C1

journal article

Depression, anxiety and stress among Australian nursing and midwifery undergraduate students during the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional study

K Wynter, B Redley, S Holton, E Manias, J McDonall, L McTier, A Hutchinson, D Kerr, G Lowe, N Phillips, B Rasmussen

(2021), Vol. 18, pp. 1-11, International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Why cardiac nurses need good sleep health literacy

Michael LE GRANDE, Debra Kerr, Alison Beauchamp, Alun Jackson

(2021), Vol. 16, pp. 1-7, British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2020

Challenges for nurses when communicating with people who have life-limiting illness and their families: A focus group study

D Kerr, S Milnes, J Ammentorp, C McKie, T Dunning, J Ostaszkiewicz, M Wolderslund, P Martin

(2020), Vol. 29, pp. 416-428, Journal of Clinical Nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Undergraduate nursing student perceptions of directed self-guidance in a learning laboratory: An educational strategy to enhance confidence and workplace readiness

D Kerr, J Ratcliff, L Tabb, R Walter

(2020), Vol. 42, Nurse Education in Practice, Scotland, C1

journal article

The effectiveness of training interventions on nurses' communication skills: A systematic review

D Kerr, J Ostaszkiewicz, T Dunning, P Martin

(2020), Vol. 89, Nurse Education Today, Scotland, C1

journal article

Perspectives about dignity during acute care for older people and their relatives: A qualitative study

D Kerr, R Crone, T Dunning

(2020), Vol. 29, pp. 4116-4127, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Effect of Intranasal vs Intramuscular Naloxone on Opioid Overdose: A Randomized Clinical Trial

P Dietze, M Jauncey, A Salmon, M Mohebbi, J Latimer, I Van Beek, C McGrath, D Kerr

(2019), Vol. 2, JAMA Network Open, United States, C1

journal article
2018

Pilates program design and health benefits for pregnant women: a practitioners' survey

M Mazzarino, D Kerr, M Morris

(2018), Vol. 22, pp. 411-417, Journal of bodywork and movement therapies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Effects of early motivational interviewing on post‐stroke depressive symptoms: A pilot randomized study of the good mood intervention program

D Kerr, T McCann, E Mackey, T Wijeratne

(2018), Vol. 24, International Journal of Nursing Practice, Australia, C1-1

journal article
2016

Impact of a modified nursing handover model for improving nursing care and documentation in the emergency department: A pre- and post-implementation study

D Kerr, S Klim, A Kelly, T Mccann

(2016), Vol. 22, pp. 89-97, International Journal of Nursing Practice, Australia, C1-1

journal article
2015

Pilates method for women's health: systematic review of randomized controlled trials

M Mazzarino, D Kerr, H Wajswelner, M Morris

(2015), Vol. 96, pp. 2231-2242, Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Patient-controlled intranasal fentanyl analgesia: a pilot study to assess practicality and tolerability during childbirth.

D Kerr, D Taylor, B Evans

(2015), Vol. 24, pp. 117-123, International journal of obstetric anesthesia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Peers experience of delivering a problem-solving programme to enhance antipsychotic medication adherence for individuals with schizophrenia

G Boardman, D Kerr, T McCann

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 423-430, Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2014

A peer support programme for enhancing adherence to oral antipsychotic medication in consumers with schizophrenia

G Boardman, T McCann, D Kerr

(2014), Vol. 70, pp. 2293-2302, Journal of advanced nursing, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Towards patient-centred care: perspectives of nurses and midwives regarding shift-to-shift bedside handover

D Kerr, S Lu, L McKinlay

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 250-257, International journal of nursing practice, Milton, Qld., C1-1

journal article

Bedside nursing handover: patients' opinions

S Lu, D Kerr, L McKinlay

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 451-459, International journal of nursing practice, Milton, Qld., C1-1

journal article

Attitudes of emergency department patients about handover at the bedside

D Kerr, K McKay, S Klim, A-M Kelly, T McCann

(2014), Vol. 23, pp. 1685-1693, Journal of clinical nursing, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2013

Bedside handover enhances completion of nursing care and documentation

D Kerr, S Lu, L McKinlay

(2013), Vol. 28, pp. 217-225, Journal of nursing care quality, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article

Nurse practitioners treating ankle and foot injuries using the Ottawa Ankle Rules: a comparative study in the emergency department

L Lau, D Kerr, I Law, P Ritchie

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 110-115, Australasian emergency nursing journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Developing a framework for nursing handover in the emergency department: an individualised and systematic approach

S Klim, A-M Kelly, D Kerr, S Wood, T McCann

(2013), Vol. 22, pp. 2233-2243, Journal of clinical nursing, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2012

Medication administration by enrolled nurses: opinions of nurses in an Australian healthcare organization

D Kerr, S Lu, D Mill, L McKinlay

(2012), Vol. 47, pp. 203-209, Nursing forum, Hoboken, N.J., C1-1

journal article

Comparison of preparedness after preadmission telephone screening or clinic assessment in patients undergoing endoscopic surgery by day surgery procedure: a pilot study

M Richardson-Tench, J Rabach, D Kerr, W Adams, S Brown

(2012), Vol. 17, pp. 74-78, Ambulatory surgery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2011

Examination of current handover practice: evidence to support changing the ritual

D Kerr, S Lu, L McKinlay, C Fuller

(2011), Vol. 17, pp. 342-350, International journal of nursing practice, Milton, Qld., C1-1

journal article
2010

What proportion of patients with chest pain are potentially suitable for computed tomography coronary angiography?

S Hamid, F Bainbridge, A-M Kelly, D Kerr

(2010), Vol. 28, pp. 494-498, American journal of emergency medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Clinical significance of initial troponin I in the grey zone in emergency department chest pain patients: a retrospective pilot study

H Lee, D Kerr, D O'H Ici, A-M Kelly

(2010), Vol. 27, pp. 302-304, Emergency medicine journal, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Brief telephone intervention increases testing for osteoporosis in patients treated in emergency departments for wrist fractures

A-M Kelly, M Clooney, D Kerr, P Ebeling

(2010), Vol. 40, pp. 527-530, Internal medicine journal, Milton, Qld., C1-1

journal article

Comparison of prognostic performance of scores to predict risk of stroke in ED patients with transient ischaemic attack

H Nguyen, D Kerr, A-M Kelly

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 346-348, European journal of emergency medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article
2009

Randomized controlled trial comparing the effectiveness and safety of intranasal and intramuscular naloxone for the treatment of suspected heroin overdose

D Kerr, A-M Kelly, P Dietze, D Jolley, B Barger

(2009), Vol. 104, pp. 2067-2074, Addiction, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Prevalence of access block in Australia 2004-2008

D Richardson, A-M Kelly, D Kerr

(2009), Vol. 21, pp. 472-478, Emergency medicine Australasia, Milton, Qld., C1-1

journal article

Does emergency department workload adversely influence timely analgesia?

R Mitchell, A-M Kelly, D Kerr

(2009), Vol. 21, pp. 52-58, Emergency medicine Australasia, Milton, Qld., C1-1

journal article

Improved response by peers after witnessed heroin overdose in Melbourne

D Kerr, P Dietze, A-M Kelly, D Jolley

(2009), Vol. 28, pp. 327-330, Drug and alcohol review, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Are patients on warfarin with high INR treated according to published guidelines?

L Le-Kim, D Kerr, A Kelly

(2009), Vol. 5, pp. 1-8, Internet journal of hematology, Sugar Land, Tex., C1-1

journal article
2008

Outcomes of emergency department patients treated for primary spontaneous pneumothorax

A-M Kelly, D Kerr, M Clooney

(2008), Vol. 134, pp. 1033-1036, Chest, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Intranasal naloxone for the treatment of suspected heroin overdose

D Kerr, P Dietze, A-M Kelly

(2008), Vol. 103, pp. 379-386, Addiction, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Impact of patient and environmental factors on capillary refill time in adults

B Anderson, A-M Kelly, D Kerr, M Clooney, D Jolley

(2008), Vol. 26, pp. 62-65, American journal of emergency medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Impact of oral dexamethasone versus placebo after ED treatment of migraine with phenothiazines on the rate of recurrent headache: a randomised controlled trial

A-M Kelly, D Kerr, M Clooney

(2008), Vol. 25, pp. 26-29, Emergency medicine journal, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Attitudes of Australian heroin users to peer distribution of naloxone for heroin overdose: perspectives on intranasal administration

D Kerr, P Dietze, A-M Kelly, D Jolley

(2008), Vol. 85, pp. 352-360, Journal of urban health, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article

Capillary refill time in adults has poor inter-observer agreement

B Anderson, A Kelly, D Kerr, D Jolley

(2008), Vol. 15, pp. 71-74, Hong Kong journal of emergency medicine, Hong Kong, C1-1

journal article

When continuity of care breaks down: a systems failure in identification of osteoporosis risk in older patients treated for minimal trauma fractures

A-M Kelly, M Clooney, D Kerr, P Ebeling

(2008), Vol. 188, pp. 389-391, Medical journal of Australia, Newton, N.S.W., C1-1

journal article
2007

Parental weight estimation of their child's weight is more accurate than other weight estimation methods for determining children's weight in an emergency department?

D Krieser, K Nguyen, D Kerr, D Jolley, M Clooney, A-M Kelly

(2007), Vol. 24, pp. 756-759, Emergency Medicine Journal, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

External validation of the Best Guess formulae for paediatric weight estimation

A-M Kelly, D Kerr, M Clooney, D Krieser, K Nguyen

(2007), Vol. 19, pp. 543-546, Emergency Medicine Australasia, Richmond, Vic., C1-1

journal article

Is cardiac monitoring during transport of low-risk chest pain patients from the emergency department necessary?

A Lin, D Kerr, A-M Kelly

(2007), Vol. 19, pp. 229-233, Emergency Medicine Australasia, Richmond, Vic., C1-1

journal article

Failed validation of the Argall weight formula for estimating children's weight in an Australian emergency department.

K Nguyen, D Krieser, D Kerr, D Jolley, M Clooney, A-M Kelly

(2007), Vol. 14, pp. 486-488, Academic Emergency Medicine, United States, C1-1

journal article
2006

Predictors of ambulance use in patients with acute myocardial infarction in Australia

D Kerr, D Holden, J Smith, A-M Kelly, S Bunker

(2006), Vol. 23, pp. 948-952, Emergency medicine journal, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Potential health promotion benefits of lipid testing for all patients presenting with chest pain to an emergency department

C Elder, D Kerr, R Davey, A-M Kelly

(2006), Vol. 23, pp. 23-26, Emergency medicine journal, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

One-handed versus two-handed chest compressions in paediatric cardio-pulmonary resuscitation

E Peska, A-M Kelly, D Kerr, D Green

(2006), Vol. 71, pp. 65-69, Resuscitation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Head computed tomography guidelines are being followed

T Brettig, M Clooney, A-M Kelly, D Kerr

(2006), Vol. 18, pp. 238-244, Emergency medicine Australasia, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Adverse events associated with the use of intravenous epinephrine in emergency department patients presenting with severe asthma

M Putland, D Kerr, A-M Kelly

(2006), Vol. 47, pp. 559-563, Annals of emergency medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2005

Implementation of the Canadian C-spine rule reduces cervical spine x-ray rate for alert patients with potential neck injury

D Kerr, L Bradshaw, A-M Kelly

(2005), Vol. 28, pp. 127-131, Journal of emergency medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

The quality of medical record review studies in the international emergency medicine literature

D Badcock, A-M Kelly, D Kerr, T Reade

(2005), Vol. 45, pp. 444-447, Annals of emergency medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal article

Randomised trial of intranasal versus intramuscular naloxone in prehospital treatment for suspected opioid overdose

A-M Kelly, D Kerr, P Dietze, I Patrick, T Walker, Z Koutsogiannis

(2005), Vol. 182, pp. 24-27, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal article
2004

Asthma in emergency departments: combined adult and paediatric versus paediatric only centres

C Powell, J Raftos, D Kerr, P Rosengarten, A Kelly

(2004), Vol. 40, pp. 433-437, Journal of paediatrics and child health, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Clinical features in the emergency department can identify patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes who are safe for care in unmonitored hospital beds

A-M Kelly, D Kerr

(2004), Vol. 34, pp. 594-597, Internal medicine journal, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Is severity assessment after one hour of treatment better for predicting the need for admission in acute asthma?

A-M Kelly, D Kerr, C Powell

(2004), Vol. 98, pp. 777-781, Respiratory medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Potential impact of interventions to reduce times to thrombolysis

S Goodacre, A-M Kelly, D Kerr

(2004), Vol. 21, pp. 625-629, Emergency medicine journal, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Can nurses apply the Canadian C-Spine Rule? A pilot study

A Kelly, L Bradshaw, D Kerr

(2004), Vol. 6, pp. 161-164, Canadian journal of emergency medicine, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Clinical nursing research: nurses' attitudes and activity

D Kerr, I Woodruff, A Kelly

(2004), Vol. 11, pp. 17-21, Collegian, C1

journal article
2003

Snapshot of acute asthma: treatment and outcome of patients with acute asthma treated in Australian emergency departments

A-M Kelly, C Powell, D Kerr

(2003), Vol. 33, pp. 406-413, Internal medicine journal, Richmond, Vic., C1-1

journal article

Call-to-needle times for thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction in Victoria

A-M Kelly, D Kerr, I Patrick, T Walker

(2003), Vol. 178, pp. 381-385, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal article
2002

Benchmarking ambulance call-to-needle times for thrombolysis after acute myocardial infarction in Australia: a pilot study

A Kelly, D Kerr, I Patrick, T Walker

(2002), Vol. 32, pp. 138-142, Internal medicine journal, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2001

It is safe to manage selected patients with acute coronary syndromes in unmonitored beds

A Kelly, D Kerr

(2001), Vol. 21, pp. 227-233, Journal of ermergency medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Prevention of stroke in chronic and recurrent atrial fibrillation: role of the emergency department in identification of "at-risk" patients

A Kelly, D Kerr, R Hew

(2001), Vol. 24, pp. 61-65, Australian health review, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Guided Self-Determination: A co-designed self-management program for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples living with type 2 diabetes

Prof Bodil Rasmussen, Ms Tanya Druce, Prof Judy Currey, Dr Jennifer Browne, Dr Renee Fiolet, Dr Leanne Mullan, Mr Jordan Casey, A/Prof Peter Hamblin, Mr Dev Kevat, Dr Virginia Hagger, Ms Jade Kelly, Mr Abe Ropitini, A/Prof Debra Kerr

MRFF (NHMRC) Consumer-Led Research

  • 2024: $242,418

Industry and Other Funding

Defining and measuring dignity for hospitalised older people

A/Prof Debra Kerr, Dr Rosie Crone, Prof Trisha Dunning, Dr Joan Ostaszkiewicz

Health Issues Centre

  • 2021: $1,212
  • 2019: $5,290

Nurturing Registered Undergraduate Students of Nursing and Mifwifery to Optimise Their Experience in Practice Settings.

Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Linda Sweet, A/Prof Debra Kerr, Prof Nikki Phillips

The Nurses Board of Victoria Legacy Ltd (the Trustee of the Trust)

  • 2024: $30,000
  • 2023: $30,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2024

Abdul-Ganiyu Fuseini

Thesis entitled: Development and Psychometric Validation of the Hospitalised Older Adults Dignity Scale

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

Executive Supervisor
2024

Sharyn Milnes

Thesis entitled: How Can Doctors Operationalise Patient Autonomy in Shared Decision Making?

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

Associate Supervisor
2024

Mohammed Amin

Thesis entitled: Effect of a Home-based Exercise Program on Metabolic Syndrome in Ghanaian Adults with Diabetes

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

2019

Ashlyn Sahay

Thesis entitled: The Impact of Nurse-to-Nurse Interactions on Patient Safety Outcomes: A Qualitative Study of Australian Graduate Nurses and Nurse Leaders

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