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Dr Jeong-ah Kim

Lecturer, Nursing





Mt Helen Campus, Online


Dr Jeong-ah Kim is an academic at Federation University Australia with 20 years of expertise in the field of nursing, public and occupational health, and patient safety.

Dr Kim has been undertaking projects analysing how different systems, methods, environments and social issues influence society, our wellbeing and the safety of patients. Jeong-ah’s work in this field is situated in three subcategories: patient safety, medical errors in health care, and workplace health and safety in healthcare settings.

Jeong-ah has broad experience in teaching nursing and other health discipline programs and has developed a strong record in research since joining Federation University. She has co-supervised Masters and PhD students through to completion and is currently co-supervising three PhD research candidates.

Jeong-ah holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Master of Public Health and a PhD in occupational health management, for which she won the national award for excellence.

“Thank You for Listening”: An Exploratory Study Regarding the Lived Experience and Perception of Medical Errors Among Those Who Receive Care

The issue of medical errors, or adverse events caused within a health care context or by a health...

The impact of web-based and face-to-face simulation education programs on nurses' response to patient deterioration: A multi-site interrupted time series study

Background: Nurses' response to patient deterioration in acute hospital wards is a priority...

A critical appraisal of what organisational approaches are pivotal to improve patient safety.

Background: Patient safety remains a priority for healthcare organisations globally. There...

Public perception of medical errors: Experiences and risks shared in Australia

Background: Research into patient safety has largely focused on healthcare organisations...

Factors contributing to COPD hospitalisations from 2010 to 2015: Variation among rural and metropolitan Australians

Introduction: Rural and remote populations experience the greatest burden of chronic obstructive...

The educational impact of web-based and face-to-face patient deterioration simulation programs: An interventional trial

Background: There are international concerns relating to the management of patient deterioration....

To err is human: medication patient safety in aged care, a case study

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore an identified medication error using a root...

The impact of web-based and face-to-face simulation on patient deterioration and patient safety: protocol for a multi-site multi-method design

Background: There are international concerns in relation to the management of patient...