Dr Lauren McTier

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer In Nursing

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Nursing and Midwif.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Nursing, Deakin University, 1996
Graduate Diploma in Advanced Nursing, La Trobe University, 2000
Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2001
Bachelor of Nursing (Honours), Deakin University, 2004
Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2013

Contact

lauren.mctier@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46490

Biography

Dr Lauren McTier is an early career researcher with a clinical background in critical care. She completed her undergraduate, honours and PhD at Deakin with the latter examining patient participation in treatment following cardiac surgery. As Director of Undergraduate Studies in the School of Nursing and Midwifery she also has an interest in improving the clinical learning experience for students and facilitators. Dr McTier has over 17 years of experience in facilitating the learning of both undergraduate and post-graduate nursing students.

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Research interests

• Understanding the role patients play in improving the quality and safety of health care.
• Patient participation in various aspects of acute care including pain management, ward rounds and discharge planning.
• Effective clinical learning strategies and clinical teaching attributes.

Teaching interests

Dr McTier is Director of Clinical Studies and oversees clinical placements across all courses in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. She teaches in the undergraduate nursing courses in the areas of quality and safety in healthcare, research and acute care nursing practices. Dr McTier also supervises Honours and Masters degree students.



 

Publications

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2016

Patient participation in pulmonary interventions to reduce postoperative pulmonary complications following cardiac surgery

L Mc Tier, M Botti, M Duke

(2016), Vol. 29, pp. 35-40, Australian Critical Care, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Patient engagement in clinical communication: an exploratory study

W Chaboyer, A McMurray, A Marshall, B Gillespie, S Roberts, A Hutchinson, M Botti, L McTier, H Rawson, T Bucknall

(2016), Vol. 30, pp. 565-573, Scandinavian journal of caring sciences, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Engaging patients and families in communication across transitions of care: an integrative review protocol

T Bucknall, A Hutchinson, M Botti, L McTier, H Rawson, N Hewitt, A McMurray, A Marshall, B Gillespie, W Chaboyer

(2016), Vol. 72, pp. 1689-1700, Journal of advanced nursing, London, Eng., C1

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Use of videos to support teaching and learning of clinical skills in nursing education: A review.

H Forbes, F Oprescu, T Downer, N Phillips, L McTier, B Lord, N Barr, K Alla, P Bright, J Dayton, V Simbag, I Visser

(2016), Vol. 42, pp. 53-56, Nurse education today, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2015

Patient participation in medication safety during an acute care admission

L McTier, M Botti, M Duke

(2015), Vol. 18, pp. 1744-1756, Health expectations, London, Eng., C1

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Expert in my pocket: creating first person POV videos to enhance mobile learning

P Bright, B Lord, H Forbes, F Oprescu, N Barr, T Downer, N Phillips, L McTeir, V Simbag, K Alla

(2015), pp. 1-15, THETA 2015 : Create, connect, consume - innovating today for tomorrow : Proceedings of the 2015 The Higher Education Technology Agenda Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, E1

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2014

Patient participation in quality pain management during an acute care admission

L McTier, M Botti, M Duke

(2014), Vol. 30, pp. 316-323, Clinical journal of pain, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Review of engaging patients in communication at transistions of care

Prof Tracey Bucknall, Prof Mari Botti, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Dr Lauren McTier, Dr Helen Rawson

  • 2015: $8,757
  • 2014: $112,298

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report