Faculty of Health

Professor Simon Cooper

simon Cooper

Phone: (03) 5122 8032(03) 5122 8032
Email: s.cooper@federation.edu.au
Room: 2W262
Position: Professor of Acute/Emergency Care
Discipline: Nursing

Qualifications

PhD, MEd, BA, RGN, FHEA.

Teaching areas

  • Emergency/Acute care
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Research methods

Professional associations/affiliations

  • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Division 1 (Membership No 19421616)
  • College of Emergency Nursing Australia (Membership No 4182)
  • Academy of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (FHEA) membership
  • Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare (N461) and Simulation Australia (N614)

Affiliations

  • Visiting Professor, School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong.
  • Visiting Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Brighton (UK).

Journal Boards

  • Editorial Board Member International Emergency Nursing
  • Editorial Board Member of Open Access Emergency Medicine

 Websites

Grants and awards

Grants (Since 2005)

Title: Interprofessional student simulation experiences: Enhancing self-management of acute asthma through web based simulated resources.
Grant Applicants: Simon Cooper, Louise Allen, Alison Beauchamp, Shane Bullock, Robyn Cant, Nicole Coombs, Anita Giannis, Ruben Hopmans, Lisa McKenna, Susan Waller.
Funding Body:  Australian Department of Health. National Programs Grants Branch. [SLE Capacity Building Projects 2015 – Extending Gippsland Regional Interprofessional Partnerships in Simulation (EGRIPS)]
Amount: $33,441                                                                              Date 2015
Output: TBC

Title: Does point of view recording to develop nontechnical skills promote flexible and engaging learning activities and assessments?
Grant Applicants: Peddle M. Cooper S. et al
Funding Body: La Trobe University - 2015 Digital Learning Strategy (DLS) Innovation Grants
Amount: $30,000                                                                               Date 2015
Output: TBC

Title: High Quality Simulation of Clinical Practice – Phase One of the Australian National Nursing and Midwifery Simulation Study (ANNMSS)
Grant Applicants: Bogossian F. McKenna L. Cooper S. Levett-Jones T.
Funding Body: QCETC – University of Queensland
Amount: $25,000                                                                               Date 2015
Output: TBC

Title: The impact of face-to-face and web-based simulation on patient deterioration and patient safety.
Grant Applicants: Cooper S. Kinsman L. Nankervis K. Norman L. Cant R. Cash P. Kim JA. Chung C. McKay A. Connell C.
Funding Body: Department of Health and Human Services
Amount:
$200,000                                                                             Date 2015
Output: TBC

Title: Developing and disseminating web based educational approaches for enhanced patient deterioration management.
Grant Applicants: Cooper S. Cant R. Hopmans R. Arthur D. Porter J. Bogossian F.
Funding Body: Office for Learning and Teaching
Amount: $30,000                                                                               Date2015
Output: TBC

Title: Managing serious illness – advanced educational software for the health professions (First2ActWebAp)
Grant Applicants: Cooper S. Cant R. Hopmans R. Porter J. Bogossian F.
Funding Body: Monash University Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences.
Amount: $18,000                                                                               Date 2014
Output: TBC

Title: implementing e-learning module on stroke management nursing for Malaysian nurses
Grant Applicants: Chan M. Frances K. Cooper S.
Funding Body: Malaysian Government Health Fund
Amount: RM 100,000 $34,000                                                          Date: 2013
Output: TBC

Title: The Team Emergency Assessment Measure: Validity, Reliability and Feasibility testing in clinical resuscitation teams: A translational collaboration between Monash University, Northeast Health and Central Gippsland Health Service.
Grant Applicants: Cant R. Cooper S. Porter J.
Funding Body: Campus Grant (Berwick) Monash University.
Amount: $10.300                                                                               Date: 2013
Output: 1 paper, 1 conference abstract

Title: The Team Emergency Assessment Measure: Validity, Reliability and Feasibility testing in clinical resuscitation teams: A translational collaboration with Monash University, Monash & Alfred Health.
Grant Applicants: Cooper S. Nestell D. Porter J. Ireland S. Connell C. Symmonds M.
Funding Body: Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science. Strategic Grant Scheme. Monash University.
Amount: $15,000                                                                               Date: 2013
Output: TBC

Title: Can eye-tracking technology improve situation awareness and student feedback during simulation
Grant Applicants: Cooper S. Williams B. Sparkes L. O'Meara P. Bogossian F.
Funding Body: Office for Learning and Teaching (Category 1 Australian Competitive Grants Register)
Amount: $44,000                                                                               Date: 2012
Output: 3 publications, 3 presentations, 1 website

Title: Identifying deterioration in a simulated environment: testing of a pedagogic model
Grant Applicants: Endacott R. Winfield L. Bradbury M. Jenkin A. Scholes J. Cooper S. Kinsman L.
Funding Body: UK Pedagogic Research Institute and Observatory  (PedRIO)
Amount: $14,978 (£9985)                                                                 Date: 2012
Output: TBC

Title: Managing patient deterioration: Enhancing student nurses' competence through web-based simulation and feedback techniques.
Grant Applicants: Cooper S. Kinsman L. Porter J. McKenna L. Endacott R. Cant R. Devries B. Bogossian F. Varghese P. Bucknall T. Forbes H. Phillips N.
Funding Body: Australian Learning and Teaching Council (Nationally Competitive)
Amount: $232,100                                                                             Date: 2011
Output: 5 publications, 5 presentations, 1 website

Title: Managing patient deterioration: rural hospital clinical skills? A partnership program with West Gippsland Healthcare Group.
Grant Applicants:.Simon Cooper; Leigh Kinsman; Tracey McConnell-Henry; Jo Porter; Robyn Cant; Penny Buykx; Ruth Endacott; Robert Champion; Julie Scholes.
Funding Body: West Gippsland Healthcare Group
Amount: $ 18,361                                                                              Date: 2011
Outcomes: 3 published papers, 3 conference presentations.

Title: Simulated Learning Environments – Midwifery Curriculum Report
Grant Applicants: Bogossian F. McKenna L. Fox-Young S. Cooper S. Brady S. University of Queensland and Monash University
Funding Body: National Health Workforce Taskforce
Amount: $149.313                                                                             Date: 2010
Outcomes: 4 published papers – 2 conference presentations

Title: Identifying patient deterioration: rural hospital clinical skills? (Wonthaggi)
Grant Applicants:.Cooper S; Kinsman K; McConnell-Henry T; Endacott R; Scholes J; Champion R.
Funding Body: Gippsland Small Grant Research Support Scheme
Amount: $ 13,968                                                                              Date: 2009
Outcomes: 1 international presentation winning best abstract award (1st of 61) SimHealth 2011 Sydney. 3 published papers

Title: Identifying maternal and neonatal deterioration in a simulated environment: Measuring and developing student midwives' knowledge, clinical skills and situation awareness.
Grant Applicants: Cooper S; Biro MA; Miles M; Jones J; Kinsman L;  Gilmore C, Endacott R; Scholes J; Bulle B, Bolland R.
Funding Body: Equity Trustees: Walter Cottam Endowment Fund
Amount: $ 51,400                                                                              Date: 2009
Outcomes: 1 report;3 peer review papers, 3 abstracts.

Title: Certificate of Advanced Rural and Remote Primary Health Care: programme evaluation, assessment and review
Grant Applicants: Cooper S, Birks M. Porter J. Kinsman L.
Funding Body: Department of Human Services (Victoria)
Amount: $ 14,985                                                                              Date: 2009
Outcomes: Final report; 1 peer review paper, 1 conference abstract

Title: Capacity optimization: Regional primary health care providers' response to 2006-2007 wildfires and floods in Gippsland – a case study.
Grant Applicants
: Somers G, Isreb M, Murshed M, Cooper S, Mills J
Funding Body: Gippsland Small Grant Research Support Scheme
Amount: $ 19,577                                                                              Date: 2008
Outcomes: 2 conference presentations

Title: Resuscitation Team Work: Assessment measures and training scheme development
Grant Applicants: Cooper S.Nestel D. Sellick K. Somers G. Kinsman L. Porter J.
Funding Body: Gippsland Small Grant Research Support Scheme
Amount: $ 19,893                                                                              Date: 2008
Outcomes: 4 peer review publication; I presentation SimTect Health 09. 6/9/09; 12 international requests to trial tool

Title: Situation awareness of patient deterioration in a simulated environment
Grant applicants: Kinsman L. Cooper S. Endacott R. Scholes J.
Funding Body: Victoria Nursing Board
Amount: $ 19,945                                                                              Date: 2008
Outcomes: 3 peer review publications; 1 peer review publications under review; 1 report; 4 presentations

Title: Redesigning Emergency Care in Dorset:
Grant Holder: Cooper S. Sheaff R. Endacott R. Campbell J
Funding Body: Department of HealthNational Workforce Project
Amount: £85,000 ($ 212,500)                                                           Date: 2007
Outcomes: 1 peer review publication; 1 report for funder

Title: Games teachers play: games and visual aids to enhance learning in the health sciences
Grant Holder: Cooper S.Skirton H. Allum P. Nelmes P
Funding Body: TQEF- Research Informed Teaching Initiative
Amount: £30,000 ($75,000)                                                              Date: 2006
Outcomes: 2 peer review publications; 1 book; 1 report; 2 presentations.

Title: Objective Structured Clinical Examinations; Expert clinical examiners decision processes? Are they Recognition Primed?
Grant holder: Cooper S.Winfield L. Bradbury M.
Funding Body: Centre for Education Teaching and Learning.  Through the Higher Education Academy a Nationally Competitive funding source
Amount: £5000 ($12,500)                                                                 Date: 2006
Outcomes: 1 peer review publication; 1 report; 3 presentations

Title: Inter-professional Skills Education.
Grant holder: Cooper S& Bradley P
Funding Body: Centre for Education Teaching and Learning. Through the Higher Education Academy a Nationally Competitive funding source
Amount awarded: £5000 ($12,500)                                                 Date: 2005
Outcomes: 1 peer review publication; 1 report; numerous presentations

Awards

  • Cooper S. Cant R. Porter J. Bogossian F. McKenna L. Brady S. Fox-Young S. (2012) Simulated based learning in midwifery education: a systematic review. Women and Birth. 25; 64-78. On line at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1871519211000266. IF 1.696. Top citation award (Top 5 papers in 2011-12)
  • Cant R. & Cooper S.  (2010) Simulation-based learning in nurse education: systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 66, 1, 3-15. (Impact factor 1.654) (Highest cited paper in JAN – 2010)
  • Top 10 cited papers (2006-2008) in Resuscitation (IF 4.14). Cooper S. Janghorbani M. Cooper G. A decade of in-hospital resuscitation: Outcomes and prediction of survival? Resuscitation, Volume 68; Issue 2 (2006), Pages 231-237.

Research interests

  • Patient safety
  • The first hour of emergency care
  • Leadership/Teamwork (non/technical skills)
  • Education and clinical simulation
  • Curricula design and innovative teaching approaches
  • Clinical skills and assessment methods

Supervised projects

Current PhD students/projects

  • Medical management of deteriorating patients
  • Management of obstetric emergencies (two projects)
  • The impact of anxiety on educational outcomes in emergencies
  • Management of deteriorating patients in the Emergency Department
  • Eye tracking, visual awareness and decision making in emergencies
  • Reciprocal peer learning
  • The clinical impact of simulation approaches
  • Clinical educators use of technology

Completed student projects

PhD
  • Preparedness to Practice in Emergency Departments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Understanding the continuing professional education needs among Malaysian nurses and their readiness for e-learning
  • Family presence during resuscitation: implementation and practice in the emergency department?
Masters supervision
  • Patient handover
  • Paramedic paediatric analgesia (intra-nasal morphine)
  • Paramedic infection control
  • Peer review learning
  • Stroke rehabilitation services
  • Near death experiences
  • Simulation based education
Honours supervision
  • Paediatric analgesia – a systematic review
  • The effectiveness of training in the recognition and management of deteriorating patients: systematic review

Publications

Books

Blakley G. Cooper S. Skirton H. Allum P. Nelmes P. (Eds)  (2011) Games Games Games: Educational games for Health Professionals. DVD Book. University of Plymouth Press ISBN 9781841022741

Endacott R. Jevon P. Cooper S (Eds)(2009)Adult Clinical Skills Nursing Skills. Oxford. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-923783-8. Invited Editor

Book chapters

Cooper S. and Biro MA. 2015. Chapter 15. Midwifery Simulated Patients: Managing Deteriorating Women. In Simulated Patient Methodology: Theory, Evidence and Practice (the "Work"), edited by Deborah Nestel and Margaret Bearman.  P 120-125. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. http://au.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118761006.html

Cooper S and Lewy L. Chapter 2 Communication Skills.  In Selected Material from Oxford Handbooks in Nursing.  Nursing: Study and Placement Learning Skills. Clinical Nursing Skills: Core and Advanced.  Eds Endacott R. Jevon  P Cooper S. Oxford University Press and Royal College of Nursing. 2011 Oxford.

Cooper S. & Lewy L. (2009) Communication Skills. Chapter in Adult Clinical Skills Nursing Skills. Eds Endacott R. Jevon  P Cooper S. Oxford. Oxford University Press.

Cooper S. (2009) Recording an ECG. Chapter in Adult Clinical Skills Nursing Skills. Eds Endacott R. Jevon  P Cooper S. Oxford. Oxford University Press. 

Journal articles

Bogossian F. Cooper S. Cant R. Porter J. Forbes H. and the FIRST2ACT™ Research Team. (2015) A trial of e-simulation of sudden patient deterioration (FIRST2ACTWEB™) on student learning. Nurse Education Today – On line at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0260691715003275

Ghareeb A. Cooper S. Barriers and enablers to the use of high-fidelity patient simulation manikins: An integrated review. Nurse Education Today. In press. Accepted 12/8/15

Browning M. Cooper S. Cant R.  Sparkes L. O'Meara P. Williams B. Bogossian F. Ross L. Munro G. The use and limits of eye-tracking in high-fidelity clinical scenarios: a pilot study. International Emergency Nursing. In Press – accepted 5/8/15

Cant R and Cooper S. "The time is right for Web-based clinical simulation in nursing education". Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. In Press – accepted 20/7/15

Sok Ying Liaw; Cooper S et al. Attitudes towards vital signs monitoring in the detection of clinical deterioration: Scale development and survey of ward nurses. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. In Press. Accepted 12/3/15 – IF 1.584

McConnell-Henry T; Cooper S, Endacott R. Porter J. Missen K. Sparkes L. (2015) Designing a medical records review tool: An instructional guide. Contemporary Nurse. DOI: 10.1080/10376178.2015.1010260

Cooper, S., Cant, R., Bogossian, F., Kinsman, L., & Bucknall, T. (2015, February). Patient deterioration education: Evaluation of face-to-face simulation and e-simulation approaches. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 11(2), 97-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2014.10.010.

Cooper S, Cant R, Bogossian F, Bucknall T, Hopmans R. (2015) Doing the right thing at the right time: Assessing responses to patient deterioration in electronic simulation scenarios using Course-of-Action analysis. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 33(5), 199–207.  DOI: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000141 [IF 0.816]

Cant R, Young S, Cooper SJ, Porter J.  (2015) E-simulation: pre-registration nursing students' evaluation of an on-line patient deterioration program. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 3(3). pg. 108-114 DOI: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000133 [IF 0.816]

O'Meara P. Cooper S. Munro G. Williams B. Bogossian F. Browning M. Ross L Sparkes L. Developing situation awareness amongst nursing and paramedicine students utilizing eye tracking technology and video debriefing techniques: a proof of concept paper International Emergency Nursing. In Press accepted Nov 3 2014.

Cooper S. Cant R. Browning M. Robinson E. (2015) Preparing nursing students for the future: development and implementation of an Australian Bachelor of Nursing program with a community health focus. Contemporary Nurse. 49.1. 968-74

Cant RP, Cooper SJ. (2104) Simulation in the Internet Age: The place of Web-based simulation in nursing education. An integrative review. Nurse Education Today 1435-1442. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2014.08.001

Dzioba J. Cant R. Cooper S. Bogossian F. Phillips N. (2014) Barriers and enablers to learning during team-based clinical simulations: reflective interviews with final year undergraduate nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. Vol 4.No.10. DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v4n10p32. (Student publication). http://www.sciedu.ca/journal/index.php/jnep/article/view/4530

Reid-Searl K,  Levett-Jones K, Cooper, S, Happell, B.,(2014) The implementation of Mask-Ed: Reflections of academic participants. Nurse Education in Practice 14 485-490

Endacott R. Cooper S et al. (2014) Team Leadership & Teamwork in medical emergencies: performance of nursing students and Registered Nurses in simulated patient scenarios. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 24. 1 p90-100.

16.  Shaw F. and Cooper S. (2014) Stethoscope hygiene: A best practice review for health professionals. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal.  21; 8 p28. (Student publication).

McKenna L. Cooper S. Bogossian F. and First2Act team (2014). Situation awareness in undergraduate nursing students managing simulated patient deterioration. Nurse Education Today. 34. e27–e31 IF1.399

Chan Chong M, Francis K, Cooper S. Lim KL.  (2014) Current Continuing Professional Education Practice among Malaysian Nurses. Nursing Research and Practice. Vol. 2014, Article ID 126748, 6 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/126748. (Student publication).

Cooper S. Porter J. Peach L.  (2014) Measuring situation awareness in emergency setting: a systematic review of tools and outcomes. Open Access Emergency Medicine. 6; 1-7.

Cant R and Cooper S. (2014) Measuring the non-technical skills of medical emergency teams: an update on validity and reliability of Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM). Resuscitation. 85. 31-33. IF 4.104

Bogossian F. Cooper S. Cant R. Beauchamp A. Porter J. Kain V. Bucknall T. Phillips N. and the FIRST2ACT™ Research Team. (2014) Undergraduate nursing students' performance in recognising and responding to sudden patient deterioration in high psychological fidelity simulated environments: Quantitative results from an Australian multi-centre study. Nurse Education Today. 34. 691-696. IF 1.399 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2013.09.015

Porter J. Cooper S. Taylor B., (2014) "Emergency Resuscitation team roles: What constitutes a team and who's looking after the family?". Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. 4;3 p124-132

Quested A, Williams B, Cooper S. (2013) Can eye-tracking technology improve situational awareness in paramedic clinical education? Open Access Emergency Medicine. 5; 23-28

Cooper S. Cant R. Sparkes L. (2013) Respiratory Rate Records: the repeated rate? Journal of Clinical Nursing. Vol 23, Issue 9, 1236 -1238. IF 1.316

Porter, J.E. Cooper, S.J. Sellick, K., (2014). "Family presence during resuscitation (FPDR): Perceived benefits, barriers and enablers to implementation and practice", International Emergency Nursing. (Student publication).IF 0.721

Porter J. Cooper S. Sellick K. (2013) Attitudes, implementation and practice of family presence during resuscitation (FPDR): A quantitative literature review. International Emergency Nursing. 21(1) 26-34doi: 10.1016/j.ienj.2012.04.002. Epub 2012 Jul 12. (Student publication). IF 0.721

Stone R. Cooper S. Cant R. (2013) The Value of Peer Learning in Undergraduate Nursing Education: A Systematic Review, ISRN Nursing, vol. 2013, Article ID 930901, 10 pages, doi:10.1155/2013/930901. (Student publication).

Cooper S. Cant R. Porter J. Missen K. Sparkes L. McConnell-Henry T. Endacott R. (2013) Managing Patient Deterioration: Assessing Teamwork and Individual Performance.  Emergency Medicine Journal. 30; 377-381. IF 1.645.

Cant R, McKenna L, Cooper S. (2013) Assessment of clinical competence of pre-registration nursing students: a systematic review of objective measures. International Journal of Nursing Practice- 19(2), 163-176.  DOI: 10.1111/ijn.12053. IF 0.881.

Missen K. Sparkes L. Porter J. Cooper S. McConnell-Henry T. (2013) Developing team based acute care scenarios: a rural hospital experience. International Emergency Nurse, 21 -186-189.  DOI information: 10.1016/j.ienj.2012.08.002. IF 0.721

Cooper S. Beauchamp A. Bogossian F. Bucknall T. Cant R. DeVries B. Endacott R. Forbes H. Hill R. Kinsman L. Kain V. McKenna L. Porter J. Phillips N. Young S.(2012)Managing patient deterioration: A protocol for enhancing undergraduate nursing students' competence through web-based simulation and feedback techniques. BMC Nursing, 11:18 doi:10.1186/1472-6955-11-18

Kinsman L. Buykx P. Cant R. Champion R. Cooper S. Endacott R. McConnell-Henry T. Missen K. Porter J. Scholes J. (2012) The First2Act simulation program improves nursing practice in a rural Australian hospital. Australian Journal of Rural Health. 20 (5) 270-274. IF 1.545

Buykx P. Cooper S. Kinsman L. Endacott R. Scholes J. McConnell-Henry T. Cant R. (2012) Patient deterioration simulation experiences: impact on teaching and learning. Collegian. 19 (3). 125-129 (Invited paper).

Buykx P. Missen K. Cooper S. Porter J. McConnell-Henry T. Cant R. Kinsman L. Endacott R. Scholes J. (2012). Emergency management training boosts nurses' confidence. Australian Nursing Journal. Nursing Focus. 12, 19, 7 43. Invited author

Scholes J, Endacott R, Biro MA, Bulle B, Cooper S, Miles M, Gilmour C, Buykx P, Kinsman L, Boland R, Jones J. Zaidi F. (2012) Clinical decision-making: midwifery students' recognition of, and response to, post partum haemorrhage in the simulation environment.  BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 12:19. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2393/12/19 IF 2.52.

Fox-Young S. Brady S. Brealy W. Cooper S. McKenna L. Hall H. Bogossian F. (2012) The perspectives of Australian midwifery academics on barriers and enablers for simulation in midwifery education in Australia: a focus group study Midwifery 28; 435-441. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2011.07.005. IF 1.116

Endacott R, Scholes J, Cooper S, McConnell-Henry T, Porter J, Missen K, Kinsman L, Champion R. (2012) Identifying patient deterioration: using simulation and reflective review to examine decision making skills in a rural hospital. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 49(6); 710-717 doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2011.11.018. Epub 2011 Dec 22. IF 2.638

Cooper S. Bulle B. Biro MA. Jones J.. Miles M. Gilmour C. Buykx P. Boland R. Kinsman L. Scholes J. Endacott R.  (2012) Managing women with acute physiological deterioration: student midwives performance in a simulated setting. Women and Birth 25. 27-36. On line at  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1871519211002125 . IF 1.696

Cant R, Cooper SJ, Chung C, O'Connor M. (2012) Near death experiences of resuscitated patients: a literature review. International Emergency Nursing. 20: 88-93. doi:10.1016/j.ienj.2011.05.005. IF 0.721

Cooper S. Cant R. Porter J. Bogossian F. McKenna L. Brady S. Fox-Young S. (2012) Simulated based learning in midwifery education: a systematic review. Women and Birth. 25; 64-78. On line at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1871519211000266. IF 1.696. Top citation award (Top 5 papers in 2011-12)

Cooper S., McConnell-Henry T., Cant R., Porter J., Missen K., Kinsman L., Endacott R., Scholes J.(2011) Managing deteriorating patients: Registered nurses' performance in a simulated setting. The Open Nursing Journal,   5: 120-126 [DOI: 10.2174/18744346011050100120]

Cant R,Birks M, Porter J, Jacob E, Cooper S. (2011) Developing advanced rural nursing practice: "a whole new scope of responsibility". Collegian. 18; 4; 177-182.

43.  Cant R, Cooper SJ. (2011) The benefits of debriefing as formative feedback in nurse education. Australian Journal of  Advanced  Nursing; 29(1) 37-4729(1) 37-47.. Open access At: http://www.ajan.com.au/Vol29/29-1_Cant.pdf IF 0.34.

Buykx, P., Kinsman, L., Cooper, S., McConnell-Henry, T., Cant, R., Endacott, R. & Scholes, J. (2011). FIRST2ACT: Educating nurses to identify patient deterioration - a theory-based model for best practice simulation education. Nurse Education Today, 31(7), 687-693. IF 1.399

McKenna L. Bogossian F. Hall H. Bady S. Fox-Young S. Cooper S. (2011) Is simulation a substitute for real life clinical experience in midwifery? A qualitative examination of the perceptions of educational leaders. Nurse Education Today 31, 7, 682-686. On line at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2011.02.014   IF 1.399

Bogossian, F, McKenna L, Higgins M, Benefer C, Brady S, Fox-Young S, Cooper S. (2011) Simulation based learning in Australian midwifery curricula: Results of a national electronic survey. Women and Birth. 25, 2, 86-97. IF 1.696

Cooper S. Buykx P. McConnell-Henry T. Kinsman L. McDermott S.(2011)Simulation: can it eliminate failure to rescue. Nursing Times. 107; 3; Jan 25-31. Invited author

Cooper S. (2011) Identifying maternal deterioration in a simulated environment. Australian Nursing Journal. June 10; 17; 11. . Invited author

Nestell D. Cooper S. Bryant M. Higgins V. Tabak D. Murtagh G. Barraclough B. (2011) Communication Challenges in Surgical Oncology. Surgical Oncology. 20; 3; 155-161. Invited author. (IF 2.347)

Buykx P et al. (2011) Dummy Run: Simulation based education is helping students improve management of patient deterioration. Nursing Standard. 07/10/11 11:42 Page 64. Invited authors

Endacott R. Padmore J. Cooper S. Sheaff R. Blakely G. (2011). Improving emergency care pathways: an action research approach. Emergency Medicine Journal. 28. 203-207 IF 1.645

52.  Cooper S. Porter J. Endacott R. (2010) Mixed Methods Research in Emergency Care. Emergency Medicine Journal. 28; 8; 682-5. IF 1.645

Endacott R. Cooper S. Scholes J. Kinsman L. McConnell-Henry T. (2010) Final-year nursing students' ability to assess, detect and act on clinical cues of deterioration in a simulated environment.  Journal of Advanced Nursing. 66(12), 2722–2731. IF 1.527

Cooper S. Cant R. Sellick K. Porter J. Somers G. Kinsman L. Nestel D.    (2010) Rating medical emergency teamwork performance: development of the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM). Resuscitation. 81. 446-452. (Impact factor 2.712)

Cant R. & Cooper S.  (2010) Simulation-based learning in nurse education: systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 66, 1, 3-15. IF 1.654 (Highest cited paper in JAN – 2010)

Cooper S, Endacott R. Cant R (2010) Measuring non-technical skills in medical emergency care: a review of assessment measures. Open Access Emergency Medicine.  Invited submission. 2, 7-16

Cooper S. Kinsman L. Buykx P. McConnell-Henry T. Endacott R. Scholes J. (2010) Managing the Deteriorating Patient in a Simulated Environment: Nursing Students' Knowledge, Skill, And Situation Awareness. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Vol 19, Issue 15, 2309-2318 (IF 1.194)

Blakley G. Skirton H. Cooper S. Allum P. Nelmes P. (2010) Use of educational games in the health sciences: A mixed methods study of educators' perspectives. Nursing and Health Sciences. 12, 27-32 IF 0.881.

Cooper S, Bradbury M, Blakely G. (2009). Expert clinical examiner's decision processes in Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs); is intuition a valid and reliable decision strategy? International Journal of Clinical Skills. 3(3):140-146.

Bradley P. Cooper S. Duncan F. Bradley P. (2009) A mixed methods study of resuscitation skills learning in uni-professional and inter-professional settings. Medical Education. 43. 912-922. (IF 2.562)

Cooper S. Chapman Y. Endacott R. (2009) Qualitative Research: Specific designs for qualitative research in emergency care?  Emergency Medicine Journal. 26. 773-776 (IF 1.347)

Cooper S. & Grant J. (2009) Advanced roles in emergency care practice.  An international review. International Emergency Nurse. 17, 90– 98

Blakley G. Skirton H. Cooper S. Allum P. Nelmes P. (2009) Educational gaming in the health sciences: systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 65(2); 259-269. (IF 1.442)

Cooper S. O'Carroll J. Jenkin A. Badger B. (2008).  Emergency Care Practitioners (ECP): Practice and Performance in the UK Westcountry? International Emergency Nursing. 16, 3, 180-184.

Cooper S. Endacott R. (2007) Generic qualitative research: A design for qualitative research in emergency care? Emergency Medicine Journal. 24; 816-819. (IF 0.929)

Cooper S. O'Carroll J. Jenkin A. Badger B. (2007) Collaborative practices in unscheduled emergency care.  The role and impact of the Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP): Qualitative and summative findings. Emergency Medical Journal. 24; 625-629. (IF 0.929).

Cooper S. O'Carroll J. Jenkin A. Badger B. (2007) Collaborative practices in unscheduled emergency care.  The role and impact of the Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP): Quantitative Findings. Emergency Medical Journal. 24; 630-633. (IF 0.929)

Jenkin A. Cooper S. Abelson-Mitchell N. (2007) A survey of patient handover in the emergency department. Journal of A&E Nursing. 15; 141-147.

Mortimore A. Cooper S.  (2007) The '4 hour target': Emergency Nurses views? Emergency Medical Journal. 24; 402-404 (IF 0.929)

Cooper S and Duncan F. (2007) Reliability testing and update of the Resuscitation Predictor Scoring (RPS) Scale. Resuscitation.  74, 253-258 (IF 2.550)

Cooper S. (2006) Emerging role comparisons. Emergency Medicine Journal, 27, 326.

Cooper S. Johnston E. Priscott D. (2006) Immediate Life Support (ILS) training; Impact in a primary care setting. Resuscitation. 72, 92-99. (IF 2.550)

Williamson G R. Webb C. Abelson-Mitchell N. and Cooper S. (2006) Change On The Horizon: Issues And Concerns Of Neophyte Advanced Health Care Practitioners. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 15, 1091-1098 (IF1.442)

Cooper S. Janghorbani M. Cooper G. (2006) A decade of in-hospital resuscitation: Outcomes and prediction of survival. Resuscitation; 68: 231-237. (IF 2.550)

Bond S & Cooper S (2006) Modelling Emergency Decisions; Recognition Primed Decision Making. The literature in relation to an ophthalmic critical incident. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 15; 1023-1032. (IF 1.301). (Student publication)

Cooper S. (2005) Contemporary UK para-medical training and education;  How do we train?  How should we educate? Emergency Medicine Journal, 22, 375-379. (IF 0.929)

Published research reports

2016

Sparkes L. Chan M. Cooper S. Pang M. Tiwari A. "Enhancing the management of deteriorating patients with Australian on line e-simulation software: Acceptability, transferability and impact in Hong Kong?" In press Nursing and Health Sciences. Accepted 15/3/16.

Bucknall T. Forbes H. Phillips N. Hewitt N. Cooper S. Bogossian F. and First2Act Investigators. An analysis of nursing students' decision making in teams during simulations of acute patient deterioration: An Australian multi-centre study. Journal of Advanced Nursing. In Press accepted 2/3/16

Cooper S. Cant R. Connell C, Sims L. Porter J. Symmons M. Nestel D. Liaw SY. (2016) Measuring teamwork performance: Validity testing of the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM) with clinical resuscitation teams. Final version published online: 26-FEB-2016 Full bibliographic details: Resuscitation  101. pp. 97-101 DOI information: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2016.01.026

Ghareeb A. Cooper S. (2016) Barriers and enablers to the use of high-fidelity patient simulation manikins: An integrated review. Nurse Education Today. 36. 281-6.

Maignana, M; Xavier Koch, F; Chaixa, J; Phellouzata, P; Binauld, G; Collomb Mureta, R; Cooper, S; Labarèref, J; Danela, V; Viglinoa, D; Debatya G. Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM) for the assessment of non-technical skills during resuscitation: Validation of the French version. Resuscitation. In press 2016 

Chong M, Hnwe T, Abdullah K, Francis K. Cooper S. Ina S. (2016) E-Learning for continuous nursing education: Access, Interest and Attitudes towards E-learning among nurses in a developing country. Nurse Education Today. 36, 370-374 http://www.nurseeducationtoday.com/article/S0260-6917(15)00397-4/pdf

Cooper S. Simulation versus lecture? Measuring Clinical impact: Considerations for best practice. Commentary on: "Stayt LC, Merriman C, Ricketts B, et al. Recognizing and managing a deteriorating patient: a randomized controlled trial investigating the effectiveness of clinical simulation in improving clinical performance in undergraduate nursing students. J Adv Nurs. 2015 Jul 6. Evid Based Nurs doi:10.1136/eb-2015-102221 2016, 16. 19 page 55. http://ebn.bmj.com/content/19/2/55.full.pdf+html

2015

Al-Moteri M. Plummer V. Cooper S. Symmons M. (2015) Training paradigms to enhance clinical observational skills in clinical practice: A scoping review. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, Vol. 5, No. 12. 96-103

Bogossian F. Cooper S. Cant R. Porter J. Forbes H. and the FIRST2ACT™ Research Team. (2015) A trial of e-simulation of sudden patient deterioration (FIRST2ACTWEB™) on student learning. Nurse Education Today – 35. 10. 36-42. On line at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0260691715003275

Browning M. Cooper S. Cant R.  Sparkes L. O'Meara P. Williams B. Bogossian F. Ross L. Munro G. The use and limits of eye-tracking in high-fidelity clinical scenarios: a pilot study. International Emergency Nursing. In Press – accepted 5/8/15

Cant RP, Cooper SJ. The time is right for Web-based clinical simulation programs in nursing education. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice 2015; 5 (11): 113-119. [open access]  http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v5n11p113

Mok W. Wang W. Cooper S. Ang E. Liaw S. (2015) Attitudes towards vital signs monitoring in the detection of clinical deterioration: Scale development and survey of ward nurses. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 1-7 doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzv019 IF 1.584

McConnell-Henry T; Cooper S, Endacott R. Porter J. Missen K. Sparkes L. (2015) Designing a medical records review tool: An instructional guide. Contemporary Nurse. 50. 1. 72-79 DOI: 10.1080/10376178.2015.1010260

Cooper, S., Cant, R., Bogossian, F., Kinsman, L., & Bucknall, T. (2015, February). Patient deterioration education: Evaluation of face-to-face simulation and e-simulation approaches. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 11(2), 97-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2014.10.010.

Cooper S, Cant R, Bogossian F, Bucknall T, Hopmans R. (2015) Doing the right thing at the right time: Assessing responses to patient deterioration in electronic simulation scenarios using Course-of-Action analysis. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 33(5), 199–207.  DOI: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000141 [IF 0.816]

Cant R, Young S, Cooper SJ, Porter J.  (2015) E-simulation: pre-registration nursing students' evaluation of an on-line patient deterioration program. Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 3(3). pg. 108-114 DOI: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000133 [IF 0.816]

Porter J. Cooper B. Taylor B. (2015) Family presence during resuscitation (FPDR). A survey of emergency personnel in Victoria, Australia. Australasian Emergency Nursing 18. 2. 98-105.

O'Meara P. Cooper S. Munro G. Williams B. Bogossian F. Browning M. Ross L Sparkes L. (2015) Developing situation awareness amongst nursing and paramedicine students utilizing eye tracking technology and video debriefing techniques: a proof of concept paper International Emergency Nursing. 23; 94-99

2014 - 2005

Cooper S. Bogossian F. O'Meara P. Williams B. Browning M. Ross L. Sparkes L. Munro G. Black B.  Can eye tracking improve situation awareness and student feedback during simulation. OLT (Cat 1 Grant) ISBN: 978-1-74361-898-1 [PDF] http://emergencyeyetracking.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/SD12-2432_Monash_Cooper_Final-Report.pdf

Cooper S. Bogossian B. Porter J. Cant R. (2014) Managing patient deterioration: enhancing nursing students' competence through web-based simulation and feedback techniques. OLT. ISBN: 978-1-74361-581-2 [PDF] http://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:335695/UQ335695.pdf

The University of Queensland/Monash University Midwifery Curriculum Consortium (UQ - Bogossian, F. Fox-Young, S. Brady,S. & MU - McKenna, L. Cooper. S. Hall, H.) (2010) HealthWorkforce Australia SLE National Project – Simulated Learning Environments Midwifery Curriculum. Final Report – November.

Cooper, S., Birks, M., Porter, J., Cant, R. (2010). Evaluation of the rural and remote advanced primary care certificate course: A report prepared by Monash University for the Department of Health, Victoria, Australia. Churchill: Monash University.

Kinsman L. Endacott R. Cooper S. Scholes J. Buykx P. McConnell-Henry T. (2009) Situation awareness of patient deterioration in a simulated environment. Nurses Board of Victoria.  

Cooper S. Blakely G. Bradbury M. Winfield L. 2007 Examiners Objective Structured Clinical Examination Decision Processes.  Centre for Excellence in Practice Placement Learning. 

Cooper S. Duncan F. Bradley P. (2007) Clinical skills development. Full results from a quasi experimental study examining the effect of inter-professional training.  Centre for Excellence in Practice Placement Learning  www.placementlearning.org/Project.cfm?id=47 <http://www.placementlearning.org/Project.cfm?id=47>

Cooper S. O'Carroll J. Jenkin A. Badger B. (2007) Collaborative practices in unscheduled emergency care.  The role and impact of the Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP): Full Findings. University of Plymouthhttp://www.plymouth.ac.uk/files/extranet/docs/HSW/ECP%20Study%20Report.pdf

Cooper S. Johnston E. Priscott D. (2006) Immediate Life Support (ILS) training; Impact in a primary care setting.  University of Plymouth. http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/files/extranet/docs/HSW/ILS%20Report.pdf

McLauchlan C. and Cooper S (2005) The Cardiac Arrest Team Leader and Team: Guidance on the leader's and team's role at a resuscitation attempt. Resuscitation Council (UK). http://www.resus.org.uk/pages/alsmCTap.htm