Faculty of Health

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Phone (03) 5327 9371
Email andrew.smith@federation.edu.au
Room H 111
Position Associate Dean Student Retention and Success
Discipline Nursing

Qualifications

RN, BN, Master of Primary Health Care (MPHC)

Teaching areas


Foundations of Nursing 1 & 2, Population Health Stream

Research interests


Farm family health (especially farm men) – With a particular focus on how nurses work with and address health promotion challenges with this population group (health literacy)

Health professional knowledge and skills related to Health literacy. In particular how health literacy knowledge and skills should be embedded/developed in nursing curriculum.

Publications


Brumby, S. & Smith, A. (2009) 'Train the Trainer' model: implications for health professionals and farm family health in Australia .Journal of Agromedicine, Volume 14, p. 112 – 118

Smith, A & Peck, B. The teacher as the digital perpetrator: implementing web 2.0 technology activity as assessment practice for higher education. Innovation or imposition. Procedia Social and Behavioural Sciences 2. 4800-4804.