Dr Jo Mcdonall



Associate Professor


Faculty of Health


School of Nursing & Midwifery


Melbourne Burwood Campus


+61 3 924 46630

Research interests

Jo’s primary area of research is utilising multimedia, as a tool to engage patients in their care after surgery. Her research is focused on improving the quality and safety of care by including patients and families.

Teaching interests

Acute Care Nursing
Leadership and Governance
Nursing Research
Clinical Learning

Knowledge areas

Critical Care Nursing
Trauma Nursing
Patient Participation
Multimedia Technology
Partnering with consumers


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A Delphi study to obtain consensus on medical emergency team (MET) stand-down decision making

N Kondos, J Barrett, J McDonall, T Bucknall

(2023), Vol. 32, pp. 7873-7882, Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN), London, Eng., 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

Development and psychometric testing of the gender misconceptions of men in nursing (GEMINI) scale among nursing students

J Montayre, I Alananzeh, K Bail, K Barnewall, T Beament, S Campbell, C Carmody, A Chan, F Donnelly, J Duff, C Ferguson, J Gibson, P Harbour, C Ireland, X Liu, P Luyke, D Maneze, J McDonall, L McTier, T Mulquiney, J O'Brien, L Pelentsov, L Ramjan, N Reedy, G Richards, M Roche, B Smith, J Tan, K Theobald, K Tori, P Wall, E Wallis, L Yokota, J Zugai, Y Salamonson

(2022), Vol. 58, pp. 253-263, Contemporary Nurse, United States, C1

journal article

MyStay - Development of nurse-facilitated condition-specific multimedia resources to facilitate patient participation in postoperative care

J McDonall, N Heynesbergh, D Khaw, B Redley, R de Steiger, A Hutchinson, M Botti

(2022), Vol. 9, pp. 114-125, Patient Experience Journal, 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

Impact of Pain on Postoperative Recovery and Participation in Care Following Knee Arthroplasty Surgery: A Qualitative Descriptive Study

M Keast, A Hutchinson, D Khaw, J McDonall

(2021), pp. 1-7, Pain Management Nursing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Opportunities for patients to engage in postoperative recovery following cardiac surgery: A systematic narrative review

J McDonall, N Heynsbergh, S Oxley, M Botti, A Hutchinson

(2020), Vol. 103, pp. 2095-2106, Patient Education and Counseling, Shannon, Ireland, C1

journal article

Patient activation intervention to facilitate participation in recovery after total knee replacement (MIME): A cluster randomised cross-over trial

J McDonall, R De Steiger, J Reynolds, B Redley, P Livingston, A Hutchinson, M Botti

(2019), Vol. 28, pp. 782-792, BMJ Quality and Safety, England, C1

journal article

Usability and feasibility of multimedia interventions for engaging patients in their care in the context of acute recovery: a narrative review

J McDonall, A Hutchinson, B Redley, P Livingston, M Botti

(2019), Vol. 22, pp. 1187-1198, Health expectations, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Patient participation in postoperative care activities in patients undergoing total knee replacement surgery: Multimedia Intervention for Managing patient Experience (MIME). Study protocol for a cluster randomised crossover trial

J McDonall, R De Steiger, J Reynolds, B Redley, P Livingston, M Botti

(2016), Vol. 17, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, England, C1

journal article

Working in Acute Settings

J Mcdonall, D Welch

(2013), pp. 239-252, Clinical and Fieldwork Placement in the Health Professions, B1-1

book chapter

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Supporting Patient Activation through multimedia - The MyStay Project

Prof Mari Botti, Prof Ana Hutchinson, Dr Jo Mcdonall, Mr Richard de Steiger

Equity Trustees - The Baker Foundation

  • 2019: $107,377
  • 2018: $107,377
  • 2017: $107,376


No completed student supervisions to report