Prof Judy Currey

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Professor of Nursing

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Nursing & Midwifery

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2008
Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2004
Bachelor of Nursing, La Trobe University, 1999

Research interests

Patient safety, particularly clinical deterioration of patients and rapid response teams

Educational design and teaching practice to develop a professional workforce skilled in clinical risk management

Nurses’ decision making to optimise recovery after critical illness

Teaching interests

Team-Based Learning

Active and collaborative learning

Assessment for learning

Student-centred learning

Academic professional development

Expertise

As Director, Active Learning, Judy provides academic and strategic leadership in changing academic practice to enhance student learning. Judy pioneered Team-Based Learning (TBL) in Australian Health Education in 2009 and is an internationally accredited TBL Consultant-Trainer. As a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Judy contributes to governance in higher education and in the community based not-for-profit aged care sector.
  • Corporate governance/responsibility
  • Education
  • Leadership
  • Nursing
  • Teaching

Awards

ALTC Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning 2011 $10000
WJC Banks Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Learning and Deakin University Teacher of the Year 2010 $3000
Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Teaching 2010 $5000
Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence 2010 $5000
Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences Innovation Award 2010

Health Super/Deakin Excellence in Nursing Leadership in an Urban Health Care Environment 2008 $6000

Most Outstanding Course: Suite of Critical Care Courses, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, 2008 $15000

 

2019 Team-Based Learning Collaborative Best Research Paper Award, TBLC USA

2018 Team-Based Learning Collaborative Best Research Paper Award, TBLC USA

Best Nursing Poster 32nd Australian and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting on Intensive care 2007 $1500
Best Nursing Research Paper Australian College of Critical Care Nurses’ Victorian Branch Annual Symposium 2007 $500
Best Nursing Research Paper Australian College of Critical Care Nurses’ Victorian Branch Annual Symposium 2002 $500

Kathleen AB Smith Prize for Best Nursing Publication, The Alfred
Burdeu G, Currey J, Pilcher D. Idle central venous catheters days pose infection risk for patients after discharge from intensive care. American Journal of Infection Control 42(4), 453-455. $400  

2013 Philippa Moore College of Emergency Nursing Australasia Publication prize
Considine J, Martin R, Williamson S & Currey J.
Expanding nurse initiated x-rays in emergency care using Team-Based Learning and one-off teams. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal. 16(1):10-20. $500

Publications

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2019

Nursing handover of vital signs at the transition of care from the emergency department to the inpatient ward: an integrative review

Rachel Cross, Julie Considine, Judy Currey

(2019), Vol. 28, pp. 1010-1021, Journal of clinical nursing, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Nurses' recognition and response to clinical deterioration in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory

Kevin White, Julie Considine, Judy Currey

(2019), Vol. 32, pp. 355-360, Australian critical care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Patient acceptability of wearable vital sign monitoring technologies in the acute care setting: a systematic review

Stephanie Sprogis, Judy Currey, Julie Considine

(2019), Vol. 28, pp. 2732-2744, Journal of clinical nursing, Chichestern, Eng., C1

journal

Associations between patient and system characteristics and MET review within 48?h of admission to a teaching hospital: a retrospective cohort study

Joshua Allen, Liliana Orellana, Daryl Jones, Julie Considine, Judy Currey

(2019), Vol. 66, pp. 62-68, European journal of internal medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Chunked lectures: a new model or conducting online lectures within information technology higher education

Nicholas Patterson, R Trujillo Rasua, M Hobbs, G Wood-Bradley, J Currey, E Lanham

(2019), pp. 20-30, EAISR 2019 : European Academic Institute for Scientific Research Conferences Proceedings, Berlin, Germany, E1

conference

Specialty cardiac nurses' work satisfaction is influenced by the type of coronary care unit: a mixed methods study

Judy Currey, Stephanie Sprogis, Liliana Orellana, Anusha Chander, Sharon Meagher, Rhoda Kennedy, Andrea Driscoll

(2019), Vol. 18, BMC nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal
2018

Critical care clinician perceptions of factors leading to Medical Emergency Team review

J Currey, J Allen, D Jones

(2018), Vol. 31, pp. 87-92, Australian critical care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Hospital in the Home nurses' recognition and response to clinical deterioration

E Gray, J Currey, J Considine

(2018), Vol. 27, pp. 2152-2160, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Clinician and manager perceptions of factors leading to ward patient clinical deterioration

J Allen, D Jones, J Currey

(2018), Vol. 31, pp. 369-375, Australian critical care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

A randomised controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of a radial arterial catheter dressing

Clare Healy, Ian Baldwin, Judy Currey, Andrea Driscoll

(2018), Vol. 20, pp. 61-67, Critical care and resuscitation journal, Prahran, Vic., C1

journal

What nurses involved in a Medical Emergency Teams consider the most vital areas of knowledge and skill when delivering care to the deteriorating ward patient. A nurse-oriented curriculum development project

Judy Currey, Debbie Massey, Josh Allen, Daryl Jones

(2018), Vol. 67, pp. 77-82, Nurse Education Today, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Systems for recognition and response to clinical deterioration in Victorian emergency departments

J Considine, K Rhodes, D Jones, J Currey

(2018), Vol. 21, pp. 3-7, Australasian emergency care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Senior emergency nurses' responses to escalations of care for clinical deterioration

V Leonard-Roberts, J Currey, J Considine

(2018), Vol. 21, pp. 69-74, Australasian emergency care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Students perceive Team-Based Learning facilitates development of graduate learning outcomes and professional skills

Judy Currey, S Sprogis, G Burdeu, Julie Considine, Josh Allen, Elizabeth Oldland

(2018), Vol. 9, pp. 93-113, Journal of teaching and learning for graduate employability, Burwood, Melbourne, C1

journal

Hospital in the home nurses' assessment decision making: an integrative review of the literature

Erika Gray, Judy Currey, Julie Considine

(2018), Vol. 54, pp. 603-616, Contemporary nurse, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Point-of-care ultrasound-guided cannulation versus standard cannulation in haemodialysis vascular access: protocol for a controlled random order crossover pilot and feasibility study

M Schoch, J Currey, L Orellana, P Bennett, V Smith, A Hutchinson

(2018), Vol. 4, Pilot and feasibility studies, London, Eng., C1

journal
2017

Patient physiological status during emergency care and rapid response team or cardiac arrest team activation during early hospital admission

J Considine, D Jones, D Pilcher, J Currey

(2017), Vol. 24, pp. 359-365, European journal of emergency medicine, London, Eng., C1

journal

Emergency nurses' decisions regarding frequency and nature of vital sign assessment

K Lambe, J Currey, J Considine

(2017), Vol. 26, pp. 1949-1959, Journal of clinical nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal

Current practices related to family presence during acute deterioration in adult emergency department patients

M Youngson, J Currey, J Considine

(2017), Vol. 26, pp. 3624-3635, Journal of clinical nursing, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Physiological antecedents and ward clinician responses before medical emergency team activation

S Sprogis, J Currey, J Considine, I Baldwin, D Jones

(2017), Vol. 19, pp. 50-56, Critical care and resuscitation, Strawberry Hills, N.S.W., C1

journal

Nurses' perceptions of the impact of team-based learning participation on learning style, team behaviours and clinical performance: an exploration of written reflections

E Oldland, J Currey, J Considine, J Allen

(2017), Vol. 24, pp. 62-69, Nurse education in practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Nurses' attitudes toward the single checking of medications

R Cross, P Bennett, C Ockerby, W Wang, J Currey

(2017), Vol. 14, pp. 274-281, Worldviews on evidence-based nursing, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Nurses' documentation of physiological observations in three acute care settings.

J Considine, C Trotter, J Currey

(2016), Vol. 25, pp. 134-143, Journal of clinical nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal

Patient physiological status at the emergency department-ward interface and emergency calls for clinical deterioration during early hospital admission

J Considine, D Jones, D Pilcher, J Currey

(2016), Vol. 72, pp. 1287-1300, Journal of Advanced Nursing, C1

journal

Family presence during management of acute deterioration: clinician attitudes, beliefs and perceptions of current practices

M Youngson, J Currey, J Considine

(2016), Vol. 19, pp. 159-165, Australasian emergency nursing journal, The Netherlands, Amsterdam, C1

journal

Nurse-led titration of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, ?-adrenergic blocking agents, and angiotensin receptor blockers in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

A Driscoll, J Currey, A Tonkin

(2016), Vol. 1, pp. 842-843, JAMA cardiology, Chicago, Ill., C1

journal

Frequency of vital sign assessment and clinical deterioration in an Australian emergency department

K Lambe, J Currey, J Considine

(2016), Vol. 19, pp. 217-222, Australasian emergency nursing journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Resource use, governance and case load of rapid response teams in Australia and New Zealand in 2014

D Jones, D Pilcher, R Boots, A Carter, A Turner, P Hicks, M Nicholls, J Currey, S Erickson, D Stephens, M Pinder, A Psirides, J Barrett, R Chalwin, R Bellomo, K Hillman, M Buist, J Parker, S Huckson

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 275-282, Critical care and resuscitation, Prahran, Vic., C1

journal
2015

Ensuring a proactive, evidence-based, patient safety approach to patient assessment

J Considine, J Currey

(2015), Vol. 24, pp. 300-307, Journal of clinical nursing, West Sussex, Eng., C1

journal

Evaluation of postgraduate critical care nursing students' attitudes to, and engagement with, Team-Based Learning: a descriptive study

J Currey, E Oldland, J Considine, D Glanville, I Story

(2015), Vol. 31, pp. 19-28, Intensive and critical care nursing, London, England, C1

journal

Development, reliability and validity of a tool, to measure emergency department clinicians' attitudes towards family presence (FP) during acute deterioration in adult patients.

M Youngson, J Considine, J Currey

(2015), Vol. 18, pp. 106-114, Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Adult cardiothoracic transplant nursing: an ISHLT consensus document on the current adult nursing practice in heart and lung transplantation.

B Coleman, N Blumenthal, J Currey, F Dobbels, A Velleca, K Grady, C Kugler, C Murks, L Ohler, C Sumbi, M Luu, J Dark, J Kobashigawa, C White-Williams

(2015), Vol. 34, pp. 139-148, Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, United States, C1

journal

Development of a postgraduate interventional cardiac nursing curriculum.

J Currey, K White, J Rolley, E Oldland, A Driscoll

(2015), Vol. 28, pp. 184-188, Australian Critical Care, London, Eng., C1

journal

Developing professional attributes in critical care nurses using Team-Based Learning.

J Currey, P Eustace, E Oldland, D Glanville, I Story

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 232-238, Nurse Education in Practice, C1

journal

The effect of a staged, emergency department specific rapid response system on reporting of clinical deterioration

J Considine, J Rawet, J Currey

(2015), Vol. 18, pp. 218-226, Australasian emergency nursing journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Psychometric properties of a tool to measure nurses' attitudes to single checking medications: SCAMS-II

R Cross, P Bennett, C Ockerby, L Busija, J Currey

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 337-347, Worldviews on evidence-based nursing, London, Eng., C1

journal

Physiological status during emergency department care: relationship with inhospital death after clinical deterioration

J Considine, D Jones, D Pilcher, J Currey

(2015), Vol. 17, pp. 257-262, Critical care and resuscitation, Prahran, Vic., C1

journal

Nurse-led titration of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, beta-adrenergic blocking agents, and angiotensin receptor blockers for people with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

A Driscoll, J Currey, Tonkin AM, Krum, H

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 1-41, Cochrane database of systematic reviews, London, Eng., C1

journal
2014

New cardiac models of care reduce patient access to specialist nurses: A Victorian cross-sectional pilot study

A Driscoll, J Currey, J Allen, M George, P Davidson

(2014), Vol. 27, pp. 17-27, Australian Critical Care, C1

journal

High complexity chronic heart failure management programmes: programme characteristics and 12 month patient outcomes

E Oldland, A Driscoll, J Currey

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 319-326, Collegian, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Participant evaluation of team-based learning using one-off teams in a hospital setting

J Considine, J Currey, R Payne, S Williamson

(2014), Vol. 17, pp. 68-76, Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, C1

journal

Learner perceptions and reflections after simulation-based advanced life support training

J Currey, J Considine, J Allen

(2014), Vol. 27, pp. 103-105, Australian critical care, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

journal

Characteristics and outcomes of patients requiring rapid response system activation within 24 hours of emergency admission

J Considine, D Charlesworth, J Currey

(2014), Vol. 16, pp. 184-189, Critical care and resuscitation, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Idle central venous catheter-days pose infection risk for patients after discharge from intensive care

G Burdeu, J Currey, D Pilcher

(2014), Vol. 42, pp. 453-455, American journal of infection control, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

What Should Be Included in a Peer Physical Examination Policy and Procedure?

N Koehler, J Currey, C McMenamin

(2014), Vol. 24, pp. 379-385, Medical Science Educator, C1

journal
2013

Responding to medical emergencies: System characteristics under examination (RESCUE). A prospective multi-site point prevalence study

T Bucknall, D Jones, R Bellomo, M Staples

(2013), Vol. 84, pp. 179-183, Resuscitation, C1

journal

Annual resuscitation competency assessments: A review of the evidence

J Allen, J Currey, J Considine

(2013), Vol. 26, pp. 12-17, Australian Critical Care, C1

journal

Changes in health service delivery for cardiac patients: Implications for workforce planning and patient outcomes

A Driscoll, J Currey, M George, P Davidson

(2013), Vol. 26, pp. 55-57, Australian Critical Care, C1

journal

Expanding nurse initiated X-rays in emergency care using team-based learning and decision support

J Considine, R Payne, S Williamson, J Currey

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 10-20, Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, C1

journal

Missed medical emergency team activations: Tracking decisions and outcomes in practice

J Guinane, T Bucknall, J Currey, D Jones

(2013), Vol. 15, pp. 266-272, Critical Care and Resuscitation, C1

journal
2012

Nurse-led titration of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, beta-adrenergic blocking agents and angiotensin receptor blockers for patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction

A Driscoll, J Currey, A Tonkin, H Krum

(2012), pp. 1-9, Cochrane database of systematic reviews, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal
2011

Multidisciplinary Team Developed and Implemented Protocols to Assist Mechanical Ventilation Weaning: A Systematic Review of Literature

V White, J Currey, M Botti

(2011), Vol. 8, pp. 51-59, Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, C1

journal

Point prevalence of patients fulfilling MET criteria in ten MET equipped hospitals. The methodology of the RESCUE study

T Bucknall, D Jones, J Barrett, R Bellomo, M Botti, J Considine, J Currey, T Dunning, D Green, M Levinson, P Livingston, B O'Connell, R Ruseckaite, M Staples

(2011), Vol. 82, pp. 529-534, Resuscitation, C1

journal

Clinical nurse research consultant : a clinical and academic role to advance practice and the discipline of nursing

J Currey, J Considine, D Khaw

(2011), Vol. 67, pp. 2275-2283, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Multifactorial Influences on and Deviations from Medication Administration Safety and Quality in the Acute Medical/Surgical Context

A Popescu, J Currey, M Botti

(2011), Vol. 8, pp. 15-24, Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, C1

journal
2010

Implementation of a management guideline aimed at minimizing the severity of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplant

J Currey, D Pilcher, A Davies, C Scheinkestel, M Botti, M Bailey, G Snell

(2010), Vol. 139, pp. 154-161, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, C1

journal
2009

Assessing advanced life support (ALS) competence: Victorian practices

J Preston, J Currey, G Eastwood

(2009), Vol. 22, pp. 164-171, Australian Critical Care, C1-1

journal

Tracheostomy decannulation failure rate following critical illness: A prospective descriptive study

K Choate, J Barbetti, J Currey

(2009), Vol. 22, pp. 8-15, Australian Critical Care, C1

journal
2008

Discrimination of educational outcomes between differing levels of critical care programmes by selected stakeholders in Australia: A mixed-method approach

L Aitken, J Currey, A Marshall, D Elliott

(2008), Vol. 24, pp. 68-77, Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, C1

journal

Ethical dilemmas of a large national multi-centre study in Australia: Time for some consistency

A Driscoll, J Currey, L Worrall-Carter, S Stewart

(2008), Vol. 17, pp. 2212-2220, Journal of Clinical Nursing, C1

journal
2007

Key stakeholders' expectations of educational outcomes from Australian critical care nursing courses: A Delphi study

A Marshall, J Currey, L Aitken, D Elliott

(2007), Vol. 20, pp. 89-99, Australian Critical Care, C1

journal
2006

Haemodynamic instability after cardiac surgery: nurses` perceptions of clinical decision-making

J Currey, J Browne, M Botti

(2006), Vol. 15, pp. 1081-1090, Journal of clinical nursing, Oxford, England, C1

journal

The influence of patient complexity and nurses` experience on haemodynamic decision-making following cardiac surgery

J Currey, M Botti

(2006), Vol. 22, pp. 194-205, Intensive and critical care nursing, Edinburgh, Scotland, C1

journal

The diversity of critical care nursing education in Australian universities

L Aitken, J Currey, A Marshall, D Elliott

(2006), Vol. 19, pp. 46-52, Australian critical care, North Strathfield, N.S.W., C1

journal
2005

Assessing cardiovascular status: a guide for acute nurses

J Currey, L Aitken

(2005), Vol. 12, pp. 34-40, Collegian: journal of the Royal College of Nursing Australia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The haemodynamic status of cardiac surgical patients in the initial 2-h recovery period

J Currey, M Botti

(2005), Vol. 4, pp. 207-214, European journal of cardiovascular nursing, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal
2003

Hemodynamic team decision making in the cardiac surgical intensive care context

J Currey, M Botti, J Browne

(2003), Vol. 32, pp. 181-189, Heart and lung, St.Louis, MO, C1

journal

Naturalistic decision making: A model to overcome methodological challenges in the study of critical care nurses' decision making about patients' hemodynamic status

J Currey, M Botti

(2003), Vol. 12, pp. 206-211, American Journal of Critical Care, C1

journal
2001

Making decisions: Nursing practices in critical care

J Currey, L Worrall-Carter

(2001), Vol. 14, pp. 127-131, Australian Critical Care, C1-1

journal
1999

Position statement on postgraduate critical care nursing education - October 1999

M Underwood, D Elliott, L Aitken, D Austen, J Currey, T Field, C Grech, D Kiegaldie, M Pittard, L Worral-Carter

(1999), Vol. 12, pp. 160-164, Australian Critical Care, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal
1997

Endogenous nitric oxide and low systemic vascular resistance after cardiopulmonary bypass

P Myles, C Leong, J Currey

(1997), Vol. 11, pp. 571-574, Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Predicting serious in-hospital adverse events: evidence-based risk assessment for patients requiring emergency admission

Prof Julie Considine, Prof Judy Currey, Dr Daryl Jones

  • 2015: $9,989
  • 2013: $39,958

Industry and Other Funding

Implementing a core dataset for the systematic reporting of medication incidents by cardiac nurses

Prof Judy Currey

  • 2007: $7,500

Video analysis of interprofessional communication and decision making therapy in intensive care

Prof Judy Currey, Prof Tracey Bucknall, Prof Elizabeth Manias, Dr David Pilcher, Dr Rasa Ruseckaite

  • 2009: $10,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2012

Ann Marie Dunk

Thesis entitled: Exploring Known Risk Factors for Pressure Injury with Visual Technology

Master of Nursing, School of Nursing & Midwifery