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 of Open Access Emergency Medicine

Websites

Grants and awards

Grants (Since 2005)

Title: Innovative Simulation Pedagogy for Academic Development.
Grant Applicants: Sammut R, Cassar M et al (The University of Malta) with partners from Norway, UK, Finland, Italy and Ireland and non- European consultants from Australia, S Korea and Egypt.
Funder: Erasmus
Funding: EUR 334,733 ($476,000) Date: 2016 Output: TBC

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

Peer Review Journal Papers

2017

  1. Liaw SY. Cooper S et al. Designing and evaluating the effectiveness of a serious game for safe administration of blood transfusion: A randomized controlled trial. In Press – accepted 4/5/17. Nurse Education Today
  2. Crawford J. Cooper S. Cant R. DeSouza R. The Impact of Walk-in Centres and GP Co-operatives on Emergency Department Presentations: A Systematic Review of the Literature. International Emergency Nursing. In Press – accepted 17/4/17
  3. Narayan K. Cooper S. Morphet J. Innes K. (2017) The effectiveness of paracetamol versus ibuprofen administration in febrile children: A systematic literature review. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. doi:10.1111/jpc.13507
  4. Gazula S. Cooper S. Paliadelis P. McKenna L. A systematic review of Reciprocal Peer Tutoring within tertiary health profession educational programs.
    Journal: Health Professions Education. In press – accepted 9/12/16
  5. Cant R. P., Cooper S. J. Use of simulation-based learning in undergraduate nursing education: An umbrella systematic review. Nurse Education Today 2017, 49: 63-71. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2016.11.015
  6. Al-Moteri M. Symmons M. Plummer V. Cooper S. (2017) Eye tracking to investigate cue processing in medical decision making: a scoping review. Computers in Human Behaviour. (IF 2.69). 66; 52-66.

2016

  1. Cooper S. Teamwork: What should we measure and how should we measure it? Editorial. International Emergency Nursing Journal. In press (Accepted 19/10/16)
  2. Callaghan A. Kinsman L. Cooper S. Radomski N. The factors that influence junior doctors' capacity to recognise, respond and manage patient deterioration in an acute ward setting: An integrative review. Australian Critical Care, In Press. Accepted 19/9/16
  3. Cooper S; Kinsman L; Chung C; Cant R; Boyle J; Bull L; Cameron A; Connell C; Kim JA; McInnes D; McKay A; Nankervis K; Penz E; Rotter T, (2016)
    The impact of web-based and face-to-face simulation on patient deterioration and patient safety: protocol for a multi-site multi-method design. BMC Health Services Research. 16:475. DOI 10.1186/s12913-016-1683-0
  4. Cant, RP, Porter, JE, Cooper, SJ, Roberts, K, Wilson, I, Gartside, C. Improving the non-technical skills of hospital medical emergency teams: The Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM™). Emergency Medicine Australasia 2016; doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12643
  5. Connell C. Endacott R. Jackman J. Kiprillis N. Sparkes L. Cooper S. (2016) The effectiveness of education in the recognition and management of deteriorating patients: a systematic review. Nurse Education Today. 44 p133-145
  6. Sparkes L. Chan M. Cooper S. Pang M. Tiwari A. (2016) Enhancing the management of deteriorating patients with Australian on line e-simulation software: Acceptability, transferability and impact in Hong Kong? Nursing and Health Sciences. 18; 393-399 .
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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.
  10. 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 http://www.resuscitationjournal.com/action/doSearch?searchType=quick&searchText=maignan&occurrences=author&journalCode=resus&searchScope=fullSite
  11. 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
  12. 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

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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.
  8. 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]
  9. 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]
  10. Porter J. Cooper S. Taylor B. (2015) Family presence during resuscitation (FPDR). A survey of emergency personnel in Victoria, Australia. Australasian Emergency Nursing 18. 2. 98-105.
  11. 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

  1. Cooper S. Cant R. Browning M. Robinson E. (2014) 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
  2. Cant RP, Cooper SJ. Simulation in the Internet Age: The place of Web-based simulation in nursing education. An integrative review. Nurse Education Today 2014, 1435-1442. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2014.08.001
  3. 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

  1. 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
  2. Endacott R. Bogossian F. Cooper S Forbes H. Kain V. Young S. Porter J and First2Act team. (2014) Leadership & Teamwork in medical emergencies: performance of nursing students and Registered Nurses in simulated patient scenarios. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 24. 1 p90-100.
  3. 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).
  4. 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
  5. 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).
  6. 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.
  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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Please see all publications at: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5561-3099

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.

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.

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