Jeong-ah Kim

Phone: (03) 5327 6989
Room: H112
Position: Lecturer / Program Coordinator
Discipline: Nursing


  • Bachelor of Health Science in Nursing
  • MPH
  • PhD

Teaching areas

  • Nursing- Research and Evidence-Based Practice, Legal and Ethics in Nursing, Transition to nursing professional practice
  • OH&S- OHS Law & Management, Occupational Health, Risk Management. Occupational Epidemiology

Professional associations

  • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Safety Institute of Australia
  • Work, Health, Environment in Korea
  • Korea Industrial Hygienist Association
  • Korea Registered Nurse Association

Grants and awards


Apr 2015- The impact of simulation interventions on patient safety (Department of Health and Human Services, $200,000)


Mar 2006- National Winner of Eric Wigglesworth OHS Education Medal from Safety Institute of Australia (SIA)

Research interests

  • Cause-effect relationships in occupational health, nursing and primary applied science
  • Ageing issues
  • Patient safety
  • Occupational disease and surveillance
  • Epidemiology
  • Workplace culture and management
  • Quantitative methods

Supervised projects

Current student projects

  • PhD project: Mitigation of hazards
  • Honours Project: Paediatric MET call and Code blue activations in a single rural hospital.

Completed masters/honours

  • Master of Public Health- A Study of health status of casting workers in a traditional trade village in Vietnam


Journal articles

The impact of web-based and face-to-face simulation on patient deterioration and patient safety: protocol for a multi-site multi-method design. Simon J. Cooper, Leigh Kinsman, Catherine Chung, Robyn Cant , Jayne Boyle, Loretta Bull, Amanda Cameron, Cliff Connell, Jeong-Ah Kim, Denise McInnes, Angela McKay, Katrina Nankervis, Erika Penz and Thomas Rotter. BMC Health Services Research (2016) 16:475

Growing demand for emergency health services in Queensland, Australia. Fitzgerald G. J, Aitken P. J, Mckenzie K, Kozan E, Tippett V. C, Toloo S, Rego J, Kim J, (2009). Pre hospital and Disaster Medicine: an international journal p52

Growing Demand for Emergency Health Services in Queensland, Australia. Fitzgerald G. J, Aitken P. J, Mckenzie K, Kozan E, Tippett V. C, Toloo S, Rego J, Kim J. 16th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. May 2009

Prescriptive vs. Performance-Based Legislation: An International Study with Implications for Queensland. Kim J., Farr T. Visions Conference, September 2005

Korea: Changing attitudes to professional development. Smith D. Kim J. Nursing Review ,July 2002

Occupational Health and Safety in the Republic of Korea. Kim J. J Occupational Health Safety – Aust NZ, 2001 17(6): 607-611

Association of Hospital Admission According to Index of Air Pollution and Respiratory Disease. Choi J. W, Kim J. Conference Report associated with Environmental and disease, 1998: June:1-4

The Change of Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice about Health Promotion in Workers Taking Group Occupational Health Service for 5 years. Kim J, Lee K. Korean Journal of Occupational Medicine. 1998:10(2): 203-213

Association of Hypertension with Cluster of Obesity, Abnormality glucose and Dyslipidemia in Korean Urban Population. Kim J, Lee K. Korean Journal of Preventive Medicine. 1998:31(1): March: 59-71.

The relationship of educational attainment to cardiovascular risk factors in Korean women. Kim J, Lee K. Korean Journal of Occupational Health, 1997:36(3): September:78-89.

Need Assessment for Developing of Health Promotion Program in a Computer Companies. Kim J, Lee K. Korean Journal of Occupational Health. 1997: 36(4): December: 125- 136

Published research reports

Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Implementation- Trends and Limitations. Kim J, Farr T. Visions Conference Report, 2001 – 10, 11, 12 October

Research on Health Hazards Evaluation and Health Status in Construction Workers. Kim J, Choi J W. National Report sponsored by Ministry of Labor in Korea, 1998: December