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EmPr Maxine Duke

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Emeritus Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Nursing & Midwifery

Campus

Off-Campus (Home)

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, La Trobe University, 2002
Master of Education, La Trobe University, 1994
Bachelor of Applied Science (Advanced Nursing), Phillip Inst. of Technology, 1990

Contact

maxine.duke@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46578

Biography

Alfred Deakin Professor Maxine Duke is Executive Dean (Acting) of the Faculty of Health at Deakin University

She is also Director, Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research (QPS) and Chair in Nursing Development, Faculty of Health, Deakin University.

Prof Duke led the large and successful School of Nursing and Midwifery at Deakin from Jan 2007-May 2018. The School has approximately 3000 students and 85+ staff. Her leadership saw the School consistently meet and exceed in all key areas of performance over the 11 years culminating in the School being ranked 28 in the world in the 2018 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Rankings. Prof Duke currently leads the Strategic Research Centre, QPS assisting it to grow performance and deliver world leading research as judged in the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) rankings. Her own research program is centred on quality, safe patient outcomes from alternative care delivery models such as hospital in the home. She is also an expert in nursing education with vast experience in higher education. She has led innovations in curriculum development across undergraduate and postgraduate courses and has particular expertise in education and university administration and leadership.

Integral to the success of the School and the Centre for Quality and Patient Safety (QPS) is the integrated health services partnership that Prof Duke has grown and nurtured leading significant developments that have fostered sustainability and increased performance.

Professor Duke plays an active role on both university and professional committees. She has participated on many cross faculty and departmental endeavours at the University and sat on numerous professional committees including the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council’s Nurse Practitioner Accreditation committee and the Department of Health and Human Services Clinical Training Advisory Groups.

She has published widely in international peer-reviewed journals and authored several book chapters.

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Research interests

Alfred Deakin Professor Duke is an experienced research supervisor and has supervised honours, masters and PhD students undertaking applied clinical research as well as scholarly teaching and learning projects. Her practise background is generalist acute care nursing. Her research program has for the past several years concentrated upon Hospital in the Home (HITH) initiatives. Using a quality and safety framework Professor Duke's research has focussed on the practises that underpin the development of alternative care delivery models such as HITH. In addition she has a body of teaching and learning research focussed curriculum issues, problem-based learning and clinical education methods.

Teaching interests

Professor Duke teaches guest lectures in the area of Home Care and supervises honours, masters and PhD students.

Conferences

McTier, L.,Botti, M & Duke, M. (2012). The enactment of patient participation in medication management during acute episodic illness requiring hospitalisation. ISQua 29th International Conference, Geneva, Switzerland, 21st 24th October 2012.

Beddoes, L., Botti, M & Duke, M. (2012). Physical activities performed by older general medical patients in the acute hospital. ISQua 29th International Conference, Geneva, Switzerland, 21st 24th October 2012.

Duke, M and Botti, M (2011). Pain management: a predictor of quality care in the home environment1st NUS-NUH, International Nursing Conference, 17-19th November 2011.

Duke, M (2011). The Role and Scope of Advanced Practice Nurses in Home Care Capital International Nursing Conference, October 28-30, 2011.

Cohen, E., Botti, M., & Duke, M (2011). Patient participation: a key factor in quality and safety of cancer care. 28th International Conference Hong Kong, 2011.

Cohen, E., Botti, M., Duke, M., & Pallant, J. (2011). Are patients participating in symptom management in acute cancer care?, 28th International Conference Hong Kong, 2011.

Duke, M., Botti, M. & Hunter, S. (2010). Pain management in Hospital in the Home (HITH). Hospital in the Home Conference. Hilton Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria. June 21-22 2010.

Duke, M. (2010). Innovations through practice of teaching, research and holistic nursing practice. Key note address . Diversity and Dynamics of Nursing Science and Art. The 2010 International Conference Patong Beach Phuket Thailand, 7-9 April.

Duke, M. (2010). Global Diversity: Issues in cultural competency of nurses and nurse educators . Key note address . Diversity and Dynamics of Nursing Science and Art. The 2010 International Conference Patong Beach Phuket Thailand, 7-9 April.

King, S., Duke, M & OConnor, B. (2010). Living with motor neurone disease: maintain personal integrity. Neuro Talk. Singapore Expo, Singapore 25-28 June 2010. 

Currey J, Story I, Oldland E, Glanville D, Duke M, Copley D, Considine J (2010). Team-Based Learning Increases Student Engagement in Postgraduate Critical Care Nursing. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) International Conference: Reshaping Higher Education Melbourne, July 2010.

Publications

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Funded Projects at Deakin

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Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Ngoc Bich Van Nguyen

Thesis entitled: Measuring Nurse Educator Confidence in Clinical Teaching Competence

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

2006

Susan King

Thesis entitled: Negotiating Life Choices: Living with Motor Neurone Disease

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

Associate Supervisor
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

2017

Lenore Michele Beddoes

Thesis entitled: Functional decline of hospitalised older patients: Quality of 24-hour care

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

2014

Sonja Rickie Cleary

Thesis entitled: NURSE WHISTLEBLOWERS IN AUSTRALIAN HOSPITALS: A CRITICAL CASE STUDY

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

Angela Margaret Jones

Thesis entitled: Patient safety and gaps management by registered nurses

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

2013

Lauren Mc Tier

Thesis entitled: Patient Participation in Treatment in the Context of Acute Care

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

2012

Emma Cohen

Thesis entitled: Patient Participation in Symptom Management in an Acute Oncology Setting

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

2010

Li Wei Lin

Thesis entitled: Managing Constipation in Older People: The Effects of Education and Acupressure

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

2007

Bernice Redley

Thesis entitled: Guidelines for Psychosocial Care of Family of Critically Ill Patients

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