Kerry Hood

Position: Senior Lecturer
Discipline: Nursing


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Federation University
  • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Simulation, Monash University
  • Master of Nursing (Research), Monash University
  • Bachelor of Nursing, Monash University
  • Critical Care Certificate, Dandenong Hospital, Victoria
  • General Nursing Certificate, Warragul Hospital, Victoria

Teaching areas

  • Education
  • Leadership
  • Social determinants of health

Professional associations

  • Australian College of Nursing
  • Australasian Interprofessional Practice & Education Network
  • College of Emergency Nursing Australasia
  • National Flipped Classroom Community of Practice

Research Interest

  • Interprofessional learning
  • Teaching and learning pedagogy  


Luders, E., Cooper, S., Cant, R., Waters, D., Tower, M., Henderson, A., Hood, K., Willetts, G., Ryan, C. & Reid-Searl, K. (2021). Nursing degree students’ clinical placement experiences in Australia: A survey design. Nurse Education in Practice, 103112.

Croy, G., Garvey, L., Willetts, G., Wheelahan, J., & Hood, K. (2020). Anxiety, flipped approach and self-efficacy: Exploring nursing student outcomes. Nurse Education Today, 104534

Cooper, S., Cant, R., Waters, D., Luders, E., Henderson, A., Willetts, G., ... & Hood, K. (2020). Measuring the Quality of Nursing Clinical Placements. Development of the Placement Evaluation Tool (PET): A Mixed Methods Co-design Project BMC Nursing 19,101

Cooper, S., Cant, R., Luders, E., Waters, D., Henderson, A., Hood, K., ... & Willetts, G. (2020). The Nominal Group Technique: Generating Consensus in Nursing Research. Journal of Nursing Education59(2), 65-67.

Rees, C. E., Crampton, P., Kent, F., Brown, T., Hood, K., Leech, M., ... & Williams, B. (2018). Understanding students’ and clinicians’ experiences of informal interprofessional workplace learning: an Australian qualitative study. BMJ open8(4), e021238.

Willetts, G., Aberdeen, S., Hood, K., Cross, W. 2016 The dynamic role of the graduate nurse in aged care: An Australian experience of delivering an aged care graduate nurse program. Collegian DOI:

Cant R, Leech M, Hood K. 2015 Factors affecting Australian medical students’ attitudes to inter-professional education; validity of the Readiness for Inter-Professional Learning Scale-Med. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 1 (3), 90-96.

Fengler, F., Willetts, G., Hood, K., Cant, R. & Cross, W. 2015   Partnership for educating new graduates working in aged care [online]. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, Vol. 22, No. 7, Feb 2015: 36.

Seeley, M., McKenna, L., Hood, K. 2015.  "Graduate nurses’ knowledge of the functions and limitations of pulse oximetry".  Journal of Clinical Nursing 24 (23-24), 3538-3549.

Anderson, A., Cant, R., Hood, K.  2014 Measuring students' perceptions of interprofessional clinical placements: development of the interprofessional clinical placement learning environment inventory Nurse Education in Practice 14: 518-524. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2014.05.009

Lau, R., Willetts, G., Hood, K., Cross, W.. 2014. Development of self-efficacy of newly graduated registered nurses in an aged care program Australasian Journal on Ageing early view DOI: 10.1111/ajag.12156

Hood,K., Leech, M., Cant, R., Gilbee, A., Baulch J. 2014. Transforming nursing education: Development and evaluation of interprofessional clinical skills training for students on clinical placement. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 4(8), 97.

Morphet, J., Hood, K., Cant, R., Baulch, J., Gilbee, A., Sandry, K. 2014. Teaching teamwork: an evaluation of an interprofessional training ward placement for healthcare students. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 5, 197

Gilbee, A., Leech, M., Levinson, M., Baulch, J., Kiegaldie, D., Hood, K. 2014. A guide for interprofessional case presentations The Clinical Teacher. 11(4), 297-300. DOI: 10.1111/tct.12220

Hood, K., Cant, R., Baulch, J., Gilbee, Leech, M. 2013. Trying on the professional self: nursing students’ perceptions of learning about roles, identity and teamwork in an interprofessional clinical placement.  Applied Nursing Research 27(2), 109-114.

Meek, R., Morphet, J., Hood, K., Leech, M., Sandry, K. 2013. Effect of interprofessional student-led beds on emergency department performance indicators. Emergency Medicine Australasia 25(5), 427-434. doi:10.1111/1742-6723.12118

Hood, K., Cant, R., Baulch, J., Gilbee, A., Leech, M., Anderson, A. and Davies, K. 2013. Prior experience of interprofessional learning enhances undergraduate nursing and healthcare students’ professional identity and attitudes to teamwork.  Nurse Education in Practice 14(2), 117-122

Cant, R., Hood, K., Baulch, J., Gilbee, A., Leech, M. 2013. Teachers’ perceptions of effective interprofessional clinical skills facilitation for pre-professional healthcare students: A qualitative study. Internet Journal of Medical Education 3 (1) 1-13

Peters, L., Cant, R., Payne, S., O’Connor, M., McDermott, F., Hood, K., Morphet, J., Shimoinaba, K. 2013. How Death Anxiety Impacts Nurses’ Caring for Patients at the End of Life: A Review of Literature. The Open Nursing Journal 7 (2013):14.

Peters, L., Cant, R., Payne, S., O’Connor, M., McDermott, F., Hood, K., Morphet, J., Shimoinaba, K. 2013. Emergency and palliative care nurses' levels of anxiety about death and coping with death: A questionnaire survey. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal 16(4):152-9. doi: 10.1016/j.aenj.2013.08.001

Considine, J., Hood, K. 2004. Career development year in emergency nursing: using specific educational preparation and clinical support to facilitate the transition to specialist practice, Nurse Education in Practice, 4 (3): 168-176

Considine, J., Hood, K. 2000. Emergency Department management of hip fractures: development of an evidence-based clinical guideline by literature review and consensus. Emergency Medicine.12: 329 – 336

Redley, B., Hood, K. 1996. Staff attitudes towards family presence during resuscitation, Accident and Emergency Nursing 4, 145-151