Monica has been a Lecturer in Nursing at Deakin University Waterfront campus since 2009. Prior to her appointment she was the Vascular Access Coordinator for Barwon Health Renal Services in Geelong and worked in Renal dialysis for 11 years after a 5 year stint in Paediatrics in Western Australia and the United Kingdom. She was the Victorian representative on the executive committee of the Nephrology Educators Network from 2007 to 2016 with a year as co-chair in 2017, where she led teams to build Vascular Access and Buttonhole Cannulation E-learning modules. She is a founding member of Renal Access Nurses Network, is on the Editorial Board of the Renal Society of Australasia Journal, Journal of Vascular Access (Europe) and Vascular Access. Monica was the inaugural editor of 'Vascular Access', the official journal of the Australian Vascular Access Society(2015/2016). She is also a member of the Renal Society of Australasia Scientific Committee and RSA Education Committee. She has completed her honours and Master of Nursing and is currently undertaking her PhD in the area of Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) use for haemodialysis cannulation. Her research interests are in renal vascular access and education.
Monica's research focus is around renal vascular access, point of care ultraosund, education and E-learning.
Renal Vascular Access
Renal Access Coordinator
Point of care ultrasound (POCUS)
RSA Federal nomination award: as recognition by her peers for outstanding contribution to the Renal Society of Australia
- Deakin School of Nursing and Midwifery Research Scholarship Award
- RSA Federal nomination award: as recognition by her peers for outstanding contribution to the Renal Society of Australia
- Commendation for Excellence in Teaching
- Certificate of merit (3rd prize in poster section). EDTNA/ERCA International Conference, Dublin, Ireland.
- Best Abstract Award- Renal Society of Australasia
- Best Presentation - Vascular 2007 Conference, Melbourne.
- Birgit Munroe Scholarship- Renal Society of Australasia
- Vascular Access Preceptorship Grant-Renal Society of Australasia- Amgen Australia.
M Schoch, P Bennett, J Currey, A Hutchinson
(2020), Vol. 33, pp. 355-368, Seminars in Dialysis, Chichester, Eng., C1
M Schoch, J Currey, L Orellana, P Bennett, V Smith, A Hutchinson
(2018), Vol. 4, Pilot and feasibility studies, London, Eng., C1
V Smith, M Schoch
(2017), Vol. 13, pp. 78-82, Renal society of Australasia journal, Beaumaris, Vic., C1
V Smith, M Schoch
(2016), Vol. 17, pp. 405-410, Journal of vascular access, Milan, Italy, C1
P Sinclair, J Pich, M Hennessy, J Wooding, J Williams, S Young, M Schoch
(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 41-46, Renal Society of Australasia Journal, C1
P Sinclair, M Carstairs, B Shanahan, M Schoch
(2014), Vol. 10, pp. 58-60, Renal Society of Australasia journal, Melbourne, Vic., C1
M Schoch, P Bennett, R Fiolet, B Kent, C Au
(2014), Vol. 12, pp. 319-353, JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, Adelaide, S.A., C1
P Bennett, S Jaeschke, P Sinclair, P Kerr, S Holt, M Schoch, D Fortnum, C Ockerby, B Kent
(2014), Vol. 19, pp. 345-351, Nephrology, Melbourne, Vic., C1
M Schoch, V Smith
(2012), Vol. 8, pp. 89-93, Renal Society of Australasia Journal, C1
P Sinclair, M Schoch, K Black, M Woods
(2011), Vol. 37, pp. 108-113, Journal of Renal Care, C1
M Schoch, S Wilson, J Agar
(2008), Vol. 4, pp. 13-18, Renal Society of Australasia journal, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1
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