Faculty of Health

Jenny Mee

Phone: (03) 5327 9613
Email: j.mee@federation.edu.au
Room: H110
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Nursing

Qualifications

  • RN
  • BN
  • Master of Applied Science (Research)
  • PHD Candidate

Teaching areas

  • Foundations of nursing
  • Critical thinking and reflection
  • Nursing assessment
  • Therapeutic communication
  • Lifespan development
  • Simulation
  • Professional nursing and leadership

Professional associations

  • Member of Australian College of Nursing

Grants and awards

Grants
  • 2015  $11,500 Australian Government Asia Bound Mobility Grants. Collaborated with Ms Rosie King to apply for funding to take 5 Faculty of Health post graduate midwifery students on a study tour to Timor Leste. The study tour explored the social disparities of health for the population in Timor as developing, post war conflict country. The study tour had a particular focus on women's health, child and maternal health and examining capacity building. Students visited NGOs, Hospitals, Clinics and public health programs.
  • 2015  $11,500 Australian Government Short Term Mobility Grants. Collaborated with Ms Rosie King to apply for funding to take 5 undergraduate Faculty of Health nursing degree students on a study tour to Timor Leste. The study tour explored the social disparities of health for the population in Timor as developing, post war conflict country. The study tour had a particular focus on women's health, child and maternal health and examining capacity building. Students visited NGOs, Hospitals, Clinics and public health programs.

Research interests

  • Jenny is currently undertaking her PHD titled "What are the challenges for business managers of home care services in meeting regulatory quality requirements of state and national standards in Australia?"
  • Jenny is interested in the following research methodologies and areas as a result of her current and past research experiences: qualitative research, feminist research, experiences of women, discourse analysis, post structural research approaches, home care, governance and quality in home care and capacity building in healthcare.
  • Along with with Ms Rosie King, Jenny is also working with the recent July 2015 Australian government mobility grant opportunities to continue to develop future research collaborations with University of Timor Leste (UNTL) as a result of the recent study tour. Current research opportunities are being explored and future collaborations are being developed.

Supervised projects

Current student projects

July 2015  $11,500 Australian Government Asia Bound Mobility Grant. Collaborated with Ms Rosie King to apply for funding to take 5 post graduate midwifery students on a study tour to Timor Leste. The study tour explored the social disparities of health for the population in Timor as developing, post war conflict country. The study tour had a particular focus on women's health, child and maternal health. Students visited NGOs, Hospitals, Clinics and public health programs.

July 2015  $11,500 Australian Government Short Term Mobility Grant. Collaborated with Ms Rosie King to apply for funding to take 5 undergraduate nursing degree students on a study tour to Timor Leste. The study tour explored the social disparities of health for the population in Timor as developing, post war conflict country. The study tour had a particular focus on women's health, child and maternal health. Students visited NGOs, Hospitals, Clinics and public health programs.

Completed masters/honours
  • To achieve good standard of care in pressure sore prevention in an Intensive Care Unit through an educational program. (Masters coursework)
  • Enhancement of care guidelines for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease who need acute Non-Invasive Ventilation. (Master coursework)
  • Developing an education program to improve medication management in an old aged care setting. (Masters coursework)
  • Improve the post-op care and discharge preparation for mastectomy patients. (Masters  coursework)

Publications

Book chapters
  • Mee, J. (2016). Chapter 2 Concepts of Health and Illness. In R. Hill, H. Hall & P. Glew (eds) Fundamentals of Nursing & Midwifery 3rd Edition. Sydney: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. In press, publication date September 2016
  • Mee, J (2016). Chapter 20 Documenting, Conferring and Reporting. In R. Hill, H. Hall & P. Glew (eds) Fundamentals of Nursing & Midwifery 3rd Edition. Sydney: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. In press, publication date September 2016
Published research reports

Mee, Jenny (2006) The experiences of undergraduate women nursing students: a feminist study. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology Available at eprints.qut.edu.au/view/person/Mee,_Jenny.html