School of Nursing and Healthcare Professions

Adjunct Professor Penny Paliadelis

Email: Penelope.Paliadelis@bhs.org.au or ppaliade@outlook.com
Position: Adjunct Professor
Discipline: Nursing

Qualifications

Registered Nurse

Bachelor of Nursing (ACU)

Master of Nursing (Honours) (UNE)

Doctor of Philosophy (UNE)

Associations

Director, Ballarat Health Services Board

Chair, Quality Care Committee, Ballarat Health Services Board

Recent Professional Development activities

July 2017 Board of Directors Training package, Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria

March-August 2016 Institute for Management and Leadership in Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

June 2016 Budget and Financial Management for Tertiary Education Managers, 2-day workshop, LH Martin Institute, University of Melbourne

Teaching areas/interests

Penny Paliadelis has recently retired from her role as Executive Dean, Faculty of Health, Federation University Australia, a role she held since 2014. Prior to this, Penny held a range of academic leadership roles at Federation University and the University of New England in NSW spanning 20 years. In these roles Penny led the development of high quality, innovative, accredited health curricula across a number of health disciplines, many offered by flexible delivery using engaging online pedagogies. Prior to moving into an academic role in 1999, Penny taught health curricula at the New England Institute of TAFE and worked as a Registered Nurse in both Queensland and NSW. Her clinical career spanned both metropolitan and rural health services, where she worked in acute care setting, such as emergency departments, intensive care and cardiac investigation units and also in medical and aged care settings.

Professional associations/affiliations

  • Lifetime member, Council of Deans of Nursing and Midwifery, Australia and New Zealand.
  • National Register of Experts for the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) for her skills in curriculum design, and healthcare education.

Research Interests

Penny’s research interests and experience are focused on leadership roles in health, particularly in the nursing profession and she has led a number of funded projects with national and international colleagues that have resulted in more collaborative inter-professional health education and practice, using digital story-telling approaches, always with a focus on workforce capacity-building.

Penny has successfully supervised and examined many PhD and Masters by Research students and she has publishes widely and presented her work at a number of national and international conferences.

Penny is passionate about encouraging, supporting and mentoring those who aspire to leadership positions in health and higher education settings and she has developed a reputation for encouraging and supporting scholarly and research collaborations within and across health disciplines.  For the past 3 years she led a ‘women in leadership’ initiative at Federation University that supports academic women who aspire to leadership positions.

Supervised Projects (current and completed)

Higher degree

Role

Title of thesis

Status

Master of Nursing (Honours)

Principal supervisor

The Experiences and Perceptions of Health and Illness in Patients Suffering Their First Acute Myocardial Infarction and Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Graduated March 2009

Doctor of Health Service Management

Co-supervisor

The lived experience of health service managers, their perceptions of the health system and the health management role

Graduated March 2009

Doctor of Health Service Management

Co-supervisor

Exploring the working world of occupational therapy clinical leaders

Graduated March 2014

Doctor of Health Service Management

Principal supervisor

A phenomenological investigation of lived experiences of older people in residential aged care facilities

Graduated March 2014

Doctor of Philosophy

Principal supervisor

The lived experience of venous access

Graduated March 2015

Doctor of Philosophy

Principal supervisor

Job Satisfaction among Saudi Nurses Who Work in Hospital Operating Program (HOP) Hospitals in the Ministry of Health

Graduated March 2015

Doctor of Philosophy

Principal supervisor

The Lived Experience of Nursing Preceptors and Interns in Saudi Arabia

Graduated March 2016

Doctor of Philosophy

Principal supervisor

An appreciative inquiry into nurses’ experiences of administering medications

Graduated October 2016

Doctor of Philosophy

Principal supervisor

The perceived components of teamwork that influence successful implementation of total quality management programs in the healthcare sector of Saudi Arabia

Graduated October 2016

Doctor of Philosophy

2013-2017

Principal supervisor

The development and dissemination of a comprehensive online safety policy for community sport in Australia

Graduated 2018

Doctor of Philosophy

2013-2019

Principal supervisor

A study to explore the application of Reciprocal Peer Teaching to encourage lifelong learning skills in an undergraduate nursing program

Currently writing up thesis

Doctor of Philosophy 2013 -2019

Principal supervisor

Venous thromboembolism: Knowledge and perception among registered nurses in orthopaedic surgical units

Currently writing up thesis

I have been an external examiner of PhDs and Master’s level theses for the following universities:

Monash University

University of Newcastle

University of Southern Queensland

University of Canberra

University of New England

Grants and awards

Teaching Awards

2009        University of New England Excellence in Learning and Teaching Award.

2003 New South Wales Minister for Education and Training and the Australian College of Educators Quality Teaching Award.

Successful Grants and Consultancies (Research and Teaching)

2017

Name of Granting Body:

Western Alliance Academic Science Centre

Title:

Inter-professional Graduate Transition Program for nursing / paramedicine double degree graduates – work outcomes and participant experiences in Western Victoria

2016

Name of Granting Body:

Federal Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT): Council for Australian-Arab Relations

Title:

Exchanging Best Practice and Leadership Building in

Nursing/Allied Health for Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

2013-14

Name of Granting Body:

Health Education & Training Institute (HETI), NSW Ministry of Health

Title:

Interdisciplinary Clinical Training Network: A story-based learning program to enhance clinical supervision skills across health disciplines.

2013

Name of Granting Body:

Structural Adjustment Funding :Dual-sector project

Title:

School of Health dual sector awards in Health Practice and Community Services

2012

Name of Granting Body:

Structural Adjustment Funding :Trimesterisation project

Title:

School of Health Trimesterisation mapping and implementation

Name of Granting Body:

Health Education and Training Institute (HETI), NSW Ministry of Health

Title:

Better Prepared, Better Placements Grant:

Sharing stories: Promoting deep learning to support quality clinical education and training.

2011

Name of Granting Body:

Clinical Education & Training Institute (CETI), NSW Ministry of Health

Title:

Team Health- Right Start Program Grant:

All together now! : An integrated inter-professional learning program for rural health students at the University of New England.

Publications

Books

Paliadelis, P., Cruickshank, M., Arnott, N. & Williams, D. (eds). 2019 The Road to Nursing: Empowering your undergraduate nursing journey, Cambridge University Press [currently in press]

Paliadelis, P. 2008, Developing Clinical Judgment: A Case Scenario Approach, Cengage, Melbourne.

Chapters

Paliadelis, P. 2017. ‘Implementing & Evaluating’ in Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing, 3rd edn.Eds A.  Berman, S. Snyder, T.  Levett-Jones, T. Dwyer, M.  Hales, N. Harvey,Y.,. Moxham, T. Park, B. Parker,K.  Reid-Searl, D. Stanley; Pearson Education, Sydney.

Paliadelis, P. 2016. ‘A person centred approach to assessing the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems’  in LeMone and Bourke’s Medical-Surgical Nursing 3rd edn., Levett-Jones, T. Dwyer, T.,  Moxham, L., Reid-Searl, K., Berry, K.,Carville, K., Hales, M.,Luxford, Y. & Raymond, D.  Pearson Education, Sydney, pp.936-980.

Paliadelis, P., Parmenter, G. & Lea, J. 2014. Chapter 16 ‘Disseminating Research’ in Understanding Nursing Research: Pathways for Evidence-based Practice, 2nd edn. eds S. Jirojwong, M. Johnson & A. Welch, Oxford University Press, Sydney, pp.337-354.

Paliadelis, P. 2013. ‘A person centred approach to assessing the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems’  in LeMone and Bourke’s Medical-Surgical Nursing 2nd edn., Levett-Jones, T. Dwyer, T.,  Moxham, L., Reid-Searl, K., Berry, K.,Carville, K., Hales, M.,Luxford, Y. & Raymond, D.  Pearson Education, Sydney, pp.1083-1109

Paliadelis, P. 2012. ‘Implementing & Evaluating’ in Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing,  2nd edn.eds A.  Berman, S. Snyder, T.  Levett-Jones, T. Dwyer,M.  Hales, N. Harvey,Y.  Luxford, L. Moxham, T. Park, B. Parker,K.  Reid-Searl, D. Stanley Pearson Education, Sydney, pp. 274-287.

Paliadelis, P., Parmenter, G. & Lea, J. 2011.  ‘Disseminating Research’ in Understanding Nursing Research: Methods for Evidence-based Practice, eds S. Jirojwong, M. Johnson & A. Welch, Oxford University Press, Sydney, pp.374-392.

White, A & Paliadelis, P. 2011. ‘Assessing Clients with Hematologic, Peripheral Vascular, and Lymphatic Disorders’ in LeMone and Bourke’s Medical-Surgical Nursing, eds P. LeMone, K. Bourke, Pearson Education, Sydney, pp.1084-1109.

Paliadelis, P. 2009 ‘Implementing and Evaluating’, in Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing, eds A.  Berman, S. Snyder, T.  Levett-Jones, T. Dwyer,M.  Hales, N. Harvey,Y.  Luxford, L. Moxham, T. Park, B. Parker,K.  Reid-Searl, D. Stanley Pearson Education, Sydney, pp.241-253

Paliadelis, P. 2004, ‘Nurses as Managers: Education and Support for the Role’ in Education : Concepts and Practices, eds A. Lazaridou,  G. Papanikos & N, Pappas, Athens, Institute for Education and Research, Athens, pp. 559-567.

Journal articles

Bekker S, Paliadelis P & Finch CF. 2017 The translation of sports injury prevention and safety promotion knowledge: Insights from key intermediary organisations. BMC Health Research Policy and Systems.DOI 10.1186/s12961-017-0189-5

Gazula, S., McKenna, L., Cooper, S. & Paliadelis, P. 2017 ‘A systematic review of reciprocal peer tutoring within tertiary health profession educational programs’, Health Professions Education, pre-publication version available from:

Paliadelis, P & Wood, P. 2016 ‘Learning from clinical placement experience: Analysing nursing students' final reflections in a digital storytelling activity’. Nurse Education in Practice, 20:39-44

Walker, H. & Paliadelis. P. 2016 ‘Older peoples' experiences of living in a residential aged care facility in Australia’. Australasian Journal on Ageing DOI: 10.1111/ajag.12325

Robinson-Reilly, M. Paliadelis, P. & Cruickshank, M. 2016 ‘Venous access; the patient experience.’ Supportive Care in Cancer, 24(3):1181-7

Alotaibi, J., Paliadelis, P. & Valenzuela-Abaca, F. 2016 ‘Factors that affect the job satisfaction of Saudi Arabian nurses’, Journal of Nursing Management, 24: 275-282. DOI: 10.1111/jonm.12327

Alonaizi, N. & Paliadelis, P. 2015 'Triple Ps and Cs to solve the trouble of transition: A new theoretical model'. Journal of Health Specialties, 3(4):20-27.

Paliadelis, P., Parker, V., Parmenter, G. & Maple, M. 2015 ‘Right’ for publication: Strategies for supporting novice writers across health and medical disciplines. Australian Health Review 39, 165–168:

Paliadelis, P., Stupans, I., Parker,V.,  Piper,D., Gillan, P.,  Lea, J.,  Jarrott, H.M. Wilson, R.,  Hudson, J. & Fagan, A . 2015. The development and evaluation of online stories to enhance clinical learning experiences across health professions in rural Australia. Collegian,22(4),397-403.

Carr, S., Paliadelis, P., Lhussier, M., Forster, N., Eaton, S., Parmenter, G. & Death, C. 2014 ‘Looking after yourself: Clinical understandings of chronic-care self-management strategies in rural and urban contexts of UK and Australia. SAGE Open Medicine, DOI: 10.1177/2050312114532636

Parker, V., McNeil, K., Higgins, I., Mitchell, R., Paliadelis, P., Giles, M. & Parmenter, G.2013 ‘How health professionals conceive and construct inter-professional practice in rural settings: a qualitative study’, BMC Health Services Research, 13:500.

Lea,J., Paliadelis,P.,  Jarrott,HM., Stupans I.,  Parker, V.,  Fagan, A., Gillan, P.,  Wilson R. , Piper, D., Arora,S., Gray,J.,  Kelly,K., & Hudson, J.2013 ‘Sharing stories to enhance work-integrated learning outcomes’, HNE Handover, available from: http://journals.sfu.ca/hneh/index.php/hneh/article/view/233/131

Mitchell, R., Paliadelis, P., McNeil, K., Parker, V., Giles, M., Higgins, I., & Parmenter, G.2013 ‘Effective interprofessional collaboration in rural contexts: A research protocol’, Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(10):2317-26.

Paliadelis, P. 2013 ‘Nurse managers’ don’t get the corner office’, Journal of Nursing Management 21(2):377-86.

Parker,V., Mitchell,R., McNeil,K., Ahrens,Y., Higgins,I., Parmenter,G., Paliadelis,P. & Giles, M. 2012 ‘Negotiating Intersections: Inter-Professional Practice in Rural Health Care Contexts’, International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 11(5), 750-751.

Briggs, D, Cruickshank, M. & Paliadelis, P. 2012 ‘Health managers and health reform’, Journal of Management and Organization, 18 (5), pp. 641-658.

Paliadelis, P., Parmenter, G., Parker, V., Giles, M. & Higgins, I. 2012 ‘The challenges confronting clinicians in rural acute care settings: A participatory research project’ Rural and Remote Health Research, Education, Practice and Policy, 12(2):1-12.

Parker, V., Giles. M,, Parmenter, G., Paliadelis, P. & Turner, C. 2010 ‘Writing across and within: Providing a vehicle for sharing nursing and midwifery projects and innovations in Australia’, Nurse Education in Practice, Nov;10(6):327-32.

Robinson-Reilly, M. Paliadelis, P. & Cruickshank, M. 2010 ‘This won’t hurt a bit – the lived experience of venous access’, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, 18(4),19.

Vittrup, A. & Paliadelis, P. 2009 ‘The role of illness beliefs in motivating cardiac patients to change lifestyle following elective and primary PCI’, Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation, December, pp.1-3.

Robinson-Reilly, M., Paliadelis, P. & Cruickshank, M. 2009 ‘The Lived Experience of Venous Access’, Supportive Care in Cancer, vol.17, no. 7, p. 936.

Lea, J., Cruickshank, M.,Paliadelis, P., Parmenter, G., Sanderson, H. & Thornberry, P. 2008, ‘The lure of the bush: Do rural placements influence student nurses to seek employment in rural settings?  Handover, vol. 2, pp. (re-printed with the permission of ‘Collegian, vol. 15, no.3, pp.77-82).

Paliadelis. P. & Cruickshank, M. 2008, ‘Using a voice-centred relational method of data analysis in a feminist study that explored the working world of nursing unit managers.’ Qualitative Health Research, vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1444-1453.

Paliadelis, P. 2008, ‘The working world of nursing unit managers: Responsibility without power’, Australian Health Review, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 256-264.

Lea, J., Cruickshank, M.,Paliadelis, P., Parmenter, G., Sanderson, H. & Thornberry, P. 2008,‘The lure of the bush: Do rural placements influence student nurses to seek employment in rural settings? ‘Collegian, vol. 15, no.3, pp.77-82.

Paliadelis, P., Cruickshank, M. & Sheridan, A. 2007, ‘Caring for each other:  How nurse managers 'manage' their role’, Journal of Nursing Management, vol. 15, no 8, pp. 830-837.

Paliadelis, P. 2005, ‘Rural Nursing Unit Managers: Education and support for the role’. The International Electronic Journal of Rural and Remote Health Research, Education, Practice and Policy, 5(325). Available from http://rrh.deakin.edu.au

Paliadelis, P., Cruickshank, M., Wainohu, D., Winskill, R, & Stevens, H. 2005, ‘Implementing family-centred care: An exploration of the beliefs and practices of paediatric nurses,’ Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol. 23 (1), pp.31-36

Paliadelis, P. & Cruickshank, M. 2003, 'An exploration of the role that expert knowledge plays in the assessment of undergraduate clinical competence: Registered Nurses' experiences', The International Electronic Journal of Rural and Remote Health Research, Education,Practice and Policy, 3(191).