Ms Monica Schoch

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Nursing & Midwifery

Campus

Geelong Waterfront Campus

Contact

monica.schoch@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 78347

Biography summary

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.

Research interests

Monica's research focus is around renal vascular access, point of care ultraosund,  education and E-learning. 

Teaching interests

Chronic Illness

Paediatrics

Health Assessment

Clinical Skills

Research

Knowledge areas

Renal Vascular Access

Renal Access Coordinator

Chronic Illness

E-Learning

Renal Education

Point of care ultrasound (POCUS)

Awards

2019

RSA Federal nomination award: as recognition by her peers for outstanding contribution to the Renal Society of Australia

 

2017

  • Deakin School of Nursing and Midwifery Research Scholarship Award

2016

  • RSA Federal nomination award: as recognition by her peers for outstanding contribution to the Renal Society of Australia

2010

  • 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

2007

  • Best Presentation - Vascular 2007 Conference, Melbourne.
  • Birgit Munroe Scholarship- Renal Society of Australasia

2006

  •  Vascular Access Preceptorship Grant-Renal Society of Australasia- Amgen Australia. 

Publications

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2020

Point-of-care ultrasound use for vascular access assessment and cannulation in hemodialysis: A scoping review

M Schoch, P Bennett, J Currey, A Hutchinson

(2020), Vol. 33, pp. 355-368, Seminars in Dialysis, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

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 article
2017

Do plastic cannulae have better outcomes than metal needles in haemodialysis? A retrospective review

V Smith, M Schoch

(2017), Vol. 13, pp. 78-82, Renal society of Australasia journal, Beaumaris, Vic., C1

journal article
2016

Plastic cannula use in hemodialysis access

V Smith, M Schoch

(2016), Vol. 17, pp. 405-410, Journal of vascular access, Milan, Italy, C1

journal article
2015

Mentorship in the health disciplines

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

journal article
2014

The development of a medication calculation competency and quality use of renal medicine e-learning program

P Sinclair, M Carstairs, B Shanahan, M Schoch

(2014), Vol. 10, pp. 58-60, Renal Society of Australasia journal, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article

Renal access coordinators' impact on hemodialysis patient outcomes and associated service delivery: a systematic review

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

journal article

Increasing home dialysis knowledge through a web-based e-learning program

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

journal article
2012

Advanced vascular access workshop for dialysis nurses: A three-year review

M Schoch, V Smith

(2012), Vol. 8, pp. 89-93, Renal Society of Australasia Journal, C1

journal article
2011

Proof of concept: Developing a peer reviewed, evidence-based, interactive e-learning programme

P Sinclair, M Schoch, K Black, M Woods

(2011), Vol. 37, pp. 108-113, Journal of Renal Care, C1

journal article
2008

Variations in vascular access flows in haemodialysis can depend on needle orientation

M Schoch, S Wilson, J Agar

(2008), Vol. 4, pp. 13-18, Renal Society of Australasia journal, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

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Supervisions

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