Faculty of Health

Catherine Chung

292547 

Phone: (03) 5122 6637(03) 5122 6637
Email: catherine.chung@federation.edu.au
Room:
2W134
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Nursing

Qualifications

  • RN
  • MAdvNsgPrac(Emerg)
  • Grad.Dip AdvNsgPrac(Emerg)
  • Grad.Cert HPE
  • BN

Teaching areas

  • Clinical and assessment skills
  • Advanced practice (Emergency and critical care)
  • Simulation teaching and learning
  • Evidence-based nursing practice
  • Research and scholarship
  • Knowledge translation
  • Primary health care

Professional associations

  • College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA)
  • Australian Nursing Federation (ANF)
  • Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN)

Grants and awards

Grants

  • 2015 – Department of Health and Human Services Grant $200,000
    Project title: The impact of face-to-face and web-based simulation on patient deterioration and patient safety.
  • 2011 - Education Seeding Grant $2000 received from Monash University School of Nursing and Midwifery.
    Project title: First year nursing students' and educators' reflection upon learning clinical nursing skills in the past and present.

Awards

  • 2012 – Nominated for most outstanding on-campus lecturer (Golden Apple Award), Monash University, Gippsland Campus.
  • 2011 – Nominated for most outstanding on-campus lecturer (Golden Apple Award), Monash University, Gippsland Campus.
  • 2010 – Nominated for most outstanding on-campus lecturer (Golden Apple Award), Monash University, Gippsland Campus.

Research interests

  • Evidence-based nursing practice.
  • Health behaviours of undergraduate nursing students and industrial employees.
  • Knowledge translation.
  • The impact of face-to-face and web-based simulation on patient deterioration and patient safety.
  • Human behaviour and cognition in an emergency simulated environment for teaching and learning purposes.
  • Knowledge retention and life-long learning in practicing nurses.

Supervised projects

Current student projects

Supervision of honour student (project name in development).

Publications

Journal articles

Cant, R., James, A., Chung, C., Davis, J., & Birks, M. (2013). The Teaching of Physical Assessment Skills in Pre-registration programs in Australia: Issues for Nursing Education.

Birks, M., Cant, R.P., James, A., Chung, C.S., Davis, J., (2012). The use of physical assessment skills by registered nurses in Australia: issues for nurse education, Collegian: Journal of the Royal College of Nursing Australia [P], vol 20, issue 1, Elservier BV, Netherlands, pp. 27-33.

Cant, R., Cooper, S., Chung, C., O'Connor, M., (2011). The divided self: Near death experiences of resuscitated patients  A review of literature, International Emergency Nursing [P], vol E, Elsevier Ltd, Netherlands, pp. 1-6.