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Ms. Julia Gilbert

Lecturer, Nursing

Nursing - Leadership



Mt Helen Campus, Online


Dr Julia Gilbert is a Lecturer in the School of Health at Federation University Australia. Dr Gilbert has a law degree and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland as a legal practitioner. Julia is also a registered nurse and midwife, and completed her PhD in dementia-specific care nursing.

Julia has published widely and her research interests include legal and ethical decision-making, professional practice, patient safety, mental health, aged care, dementia care and dementia-specific nursing. She has significant expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research paradigms.

Julia currently teaches and coordinates undergraduate nursing courses including legal and ethical decision making, mental health nursing and research.

Career Considerations in Nurse-Led Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinics: a Two-Center Qualitative Study

Registered nurses’ knowledge, attitudes and practices of pain management for aged care residents with dementia: an integrative review

Nurse leadership in promoting and supporting civility in health care settings: A scoping review

“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...

A labour of love: Reward and satisfaction for nurses: Findings from a grounded theory study in dementia care

Aim: To understand nurses’ perceptions of quality nursing care in the dementia-specific care...

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

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

Factors influencing hand hygiene practice of nursing students: A descriptive, mixed-methods study

Developing nursing students' knowledge and practice of infection prevention and control (IPC) is...

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

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

Chronic obesity

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Dementia care

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Diabetes mellitus

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Quality nursing care in dementia specific care units: a scoping review

Background: The concept of quality nursing care in a dementia specific unit is perceived as...

'To die, to sleep'- assisted dying legislation in Victoria: A case study

Background: Assisted dying remains an emotive topic globally with a number of countries...

Acute neurological conditions

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Acute Nursing Care

Admitting and assessing medical and surgical clients

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Nonstandard advance health care directives in emergency departments: Ethical and legal dilemma or reality: A narrative review

People have tattooed themselves for thousands of years, and it remains popular with various...

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...

Surgical consent and the importance of a substitute decision-maker: A case study

At law, all individuals are presumed to have the legal capacity to provide consent or refusal of...

'When no means no' - Adolescent right to refuse an elective surgical procedure: A case study

At law, adults are presumed to have legal competency to provide consent for or refusal to consent...

Chronic Obesity

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Dementia Care

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Diabetes Mellitus

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The clinical environment - do student nurses belong? A review of australian literature

Objective – broad aim This paper aims to identify some of the issues related to the nursing...

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