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Dr Robyn Cant

Research Fellow

HITC

Section/Portfolio:

HITC

Location:

Berwick Campus, Online

Digital serious games in developing nursing clinical competence: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Students’ perceptions and experiences of assessment and feedback in three years of a biomedicine degree

Using virtual simulation to teach evidence-based practice in nursing curricula: A rapid review

Virtual simulation studies in nursing education: A bibliometric analysis of the top 100 cited studies, 2021

An Evidence-Based Checklist for Improving Scoping Review Quality

A scoping review aims to systematically explore and map the research available from a wide range...

Nursing degree students’ clinical placement experiences in Australia: A survey design

Aim: This study aimed to evaluate Australian nursing students’ views of placements at seven...

Nursing students' evaluation of clinical practice placements using the Clinical Learning Environment, Supervision and Nurse Teacher scale – A systematic review

Objectives: To review undergraduate nursing students' perceptions of the quality of their...

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...

Umbrella review: Impact of registered nurses’ continuing professional education informed by contemporary reviews of literature

This paper aims to explore and classify studies of the impact and effectiveness of continuing...

What Helps, What Hinders? Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Perceptions of Clinical Placements Based on a Thematic Synthesis of Literature

A Narrative Review of Pharmacotherapy Treatment for Opioid Addiction and Application in a Community-Based Model in Victoria, Australia

Compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue in Australian emergency nurses: A descriptive cross-sectional study

Introduction: Emergency nurses are at risk of compassion fatigue. Compassion fatigue caused by...

Hospital Nurses' Simulation-Based Education Regarding Patient Safety: A Scoping Review

Background: Little is known about the clinical impact of simulation-based education (SBE) for...

Measuring the quality of nursing clinical placements and the development of the Placement Evaluation Tool (PET) in a mixed methods co-design project

Background: The quality of nursing clinical placements has been found to vary. Placement...

Non-pharmacological depression therapies for older Chinese adults: A systematic review & meta-analysis

Purpose: To conduct a systematic review of randomized controlled trials to evaluate the evidence...

Quality indicators for a community-based wound care centre: An integrative review

The purpose of this review was to identify the role and contribution of community-based nurse-led...

The Impact of Emerging Simulation-Based Technologies on the Management of Deteriorating Patients: Aiming for a Gold Standard Educational Evaluation

Background: Measuring the impact of patient safety interventions is challenging. This article...

The Nominal Group Technique: Generating Consensus in Nursing Research

The purpose of this article is to describe the Nominal Group Technique and its application as a...

Bibliometric Scan of the 100 Most Cited Nursing Simulation Articles

Background: Bibliometrics involves statistical analyses of publication data, particularly...

Clinical placements in contemporary nursing education: Where is the evidence?

[No abstract available]

Exploring the extent to which simulation-based education addresses contemporary patient safety priorities: A scoping review

Background: There is unprecedented increase in use of simulation-based education in healthcare...

Locating "gold standard" evidence for simulation as a substitute for clinical practice in prelicensure health professional education: A systematic review

Aims and objectives To extract, examine and report the highest available levels of evidence from...

The lived experience of Australian opioid replacement therapy recipients in a community-based program in regional Victoria

Introduction and Aims: Treatment of opioid dependence through opioid replacement therapy is...

What's in a Name? Clarifying the Nomenclature of Virtual Simulation

Clinical simulation is an essential component of health professional education. Digital...

Can scholarship in nursing/midwifery education result in a successful research career?

Do Simulation Studies Measure up? A Simulation Study Quality Review

Simulation-based education has become a ubiquitous teaching approach in nursing. However,...

Exploring young Australian adults' asthma management to develop an educational video

Objective: This study explored young university students’ (aged 18–24 years) health literacy,...

Physical deterioration in an acute mental health unit: A quantitative retrospective analysis of medical emergencies

Nursing management of physical deterioration of patients within acute mental health settings is...

Rating teams' non-technical skills in the emergency department: A qualitative study of nurses' experience

Introduction: Non-technical skills (NTS) teamwork training can enhance clinicians’...

Research publication performance of Australian Professors of Nursing & Midwifery

[No abstract available]

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....

Deteriorating Patients: Global Reach and Impact of an E-Simulation Program

Background E-simulation may enable a feasible education solution to the management of...

The impact of walk-in centres and GP co-operatives on emergency department presentations: A systematic review of the literature

Background Internationally, non-urgent presentations are increasing the pressure on Emergency...

The value of simulation-based learning in pre-licensure nurse education: A state-of-the-art review and meta-analysis

Simulation modalities are numerous in nursing education, with a need to reveal their range and...

Use of simulation-based learning in undergraduate nurse education: An umbrella systematic review

Objective To conduct a systematic review to appraise and review evidence on the impact of...

An Australian mixed methods pilot study exploring students performing patient risk screening

Clinical placement shortages and rising costs have created demand to provide low-resource, high...

Improving the non-technical skills of hospital medical emergency teams: The Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM (TM))

Objectives: This prospective descriptive study aimed to test the validity and feasibility of the...

Measuring teamwork performance: Validity testing of the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM) with clinical resuscitation teams

Aim: To test the resuscitation non-technical Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM) for...

Registered nurse scope of practice in Australia: an integrative review of the literature

The nursing profession comprises Australia's largest regulated health workforce yet its practice...

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...

The use and limits of eye-tracking in high-fidelity clinical scenarios: A pilot study

Aim: To explore the potential of mobile eye-tracking to identify healthcare students' area of...

A trial of e-simulation of sudden patient deterioration (FIRST2ACT WEB) on student learning

Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.BACKGROUND: High-fidelity simulation pedagogy...

Decade of Medicare: The contribution of private practice dietitians to chronic disease management and diabetes group services

AimTo review changes in utilisation of dietetics services through the Medicare Chronic Disease...

Doing the Right Thing at the Right Time Assessing Responses to Patient Deterioration in Electronic Simulation Scenarios Using Course-of-Action Analysis

International studies indicate that the recognition and management of deteriorating patients in...

E-simulation Preregistration Nursing Students' Evaluation of an Online Patient Deterioration Program

This study explores preregistration nursing students' views of a Web-based simulation program:...

Factors affecting Australian medical students' attitudes to interprofessional education; validity of the Readiness for Inter-professional Learning Scale-Med

Objectives: To examine the attitudes of undergraduate pre-professional medical students toward...

Partnership for educating new graduates working in aged care

[No abstract available]

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Patient Deterioration Education: Evaluation of Face-to-Face Simulation and e-Simulation Approaches

Background: Simulation-based education is one strategy that may be used to teach nursing students...

Support needs of breast-feeding women: Views of Australian midwives and health nurses

Objective: to explore the views of midwives and maternal-child health nurses regarding factors...

Teaching science content in nursing programs in Australia: a cross-sectional survey of academics

Background: Professional nursing practice is informed by biological, social and behavioural...

The time is right for Web-based clinical simulation programs in nursing education

E-simulation involves goal-based role play using digital simulations that take place via a...

Addressing information needs of vulnerable communities about incontinence: A survey of ten CALD communities

Urinary incontinence is a common and distressing condition. Using focus groups, we explored the...

Barriers and enablers to learning during team-based clinical simulations: reflective interviews with final year undergraduate nursing students

Background: Contemporary approaches to clinical simulation can enhance educational outcomes....

'It's those first few weeks': Women's views about breastfeeding support in an Australian outer metropolitan region

Objective: To examine factors that influence the establishment and continuation of breastfeeding...

Measuring non-technical skills of medical emergency teams: An update on the validity and reliability of the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM)

Medical emergency team performance including non-technical skills, is receiving increased...

Measuring students perceptions of interprofessional clinical placements: Development of the Interprofessional Clinical Placement Learning Environment Inventory

Pre-professional healthcare courses, including nursing, are increasingly focused on...

Preparing nursing students for the future: Development and implementation of an Australian Bachelor of Nursing programme with a community health focus

This paper focuses on changes in the educational preparation of undergraduate nurses in line with...

Prior experience of interprofessional learning enhances undergraduate nursing and healthcare students' professional identity and attitudes to teamwork

Background: How willing are today's medical, nursing and other healthcare students to undertake...

Respiratory rate records: the repeated rate?

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Simulation in the Internet age: The place of Web-based simulation in nursing education. An integrative review

Objective: The objective of this article was to review the literature on utilisation and place of...

SITUATION AWARENESS IN UNDERGRADUATE NURSING STUDENTS MANAGING SIMULATED PATIENT DETERIORATION

Crown Copyright 2014. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.BACKGROUND: Nursing work...

Teaching teamwork: An evaluation of an interprofessional training ward placement for health care students

The establishment of interprofessional teamwork training in the preprofessional health care...

The teaching of physical assessment skills in pre-registration nursing programmes in Australia: Issues for nursing education

Health assessment is a fundamental aspect of the professional nursing role. The teaching of...

Trying on the professional self: nursing students' perceptions of learning about roles, identity and teamwork in an interprofessional clinical placement

Aim: This study aims to describe how senior nursing students viewed the clinical learning...

Undergraduate nursing students' performance in recognising and responding to sudden patient deterioration in high psychological fidelity simulated environments: An Australian multi-centre study

Background: Early recognition and situation awareness of sudden patient deterioration, a timely...

Assessing preregistration nursing students' clinical competence: A systematic review of objective measures

Nursing students are required to develop clinical knowledge, skills and attitudes for...

Emergency and palliative care nurses' levels of anxiety about death and coping with death: A questionnaire survey

Background: Caring for dying patients and their families presents many challenges, and may be...

How death anxiety impacts nurses caring for patients at the end of life: a review of literature

Nurses are frequently exposed to dying patients and death in the course of their work. This...

How effectively do midwives manage the care of obese pregnant women? A cross-sectional survey of Australian midwives

Background: Obesity and overweight are common issues for pregnant women and their healthcare...

Managing patient deterioration: assessing teamwork and individual performance

Objective To assess the ability of rural Australian nurse teams to manage deteriorating patients....

The use of physical assessment skills by registered nurses in Australia: Issues for nursing education

The purpose of pre-service nursing education programs is to prepare competent graduates who are...

Update on Medicare-funded allied health chronic disease management consultations in dietetics and the five most referred professions in 2010

Aim: Uptake of Medicare-funded chronic disease management items has increased exponentially since...

Emergency training boosts confidence

[No abstract available]

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Identifying malnutrition risk in acute medical patients: Validity and utility of Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool and Modified Malnutrition Screening Tool

Aim: Nutrition screening is increasingly conducted in hospitals during the patient admission...

Is work stress in palliative care nurses a cause for concern? A literature review

Palliative care nurses are at risk of work stress because their role involves exposure to...

Managing patient deterioration: a protocol for enhancing undergraduate nursing students' competence through web-based simulation and feedback techniques

Aims: To describe a funded proposal for the development of an on-line evidence based educational...

Patient deterioration simulation experiences: Impact on teaching and learning

Early recognition and management of patient deterioration are essential nursing skills, and can...

Simulation based learning in midwifery education: A systematic review

Aim: To critically examine the evidence for simulation based learning in midwifery education....

The divided self: Near death experiences of resuscitated patients - A review of literature

This paper explores the prevalence of 'near death experience' phenomena associated with a...

The FIRST2ACT simulation program improves nursing practice in a rural Australian hospital

Objective: To measure the impact of the Feedback Incorporating Review and Simulation Techniques...

Work-ready graduate nurses

[No abstract available]

  • Journals

Developing advanced rural nursing practice: A whole new scope of responsibility

Rural registered nurses' experiences of advanced clinical nursing practice were explored whilst...

Facilitating patients' dietary change: A review of dietitians' correspondence practices with general practitioners

Aim: Dietitian and general practitioner collaboration in the nutrition care of a patient is...

Factors affecting evidence translation for general practice nurses

This paper explores the domains of influence affecting practice nurses' ability to find, evaluate...

FIRST(2)ACT: Educating nurses to identify patient deterioration - A theory-based model for best practice simulation education

Delayed assessment and mismanagement of patient deterioration is a substantial problem for which...

"I don't want to become a scientist": undergraduate nursing students' perceived value of course content

Background In the development and delivery of pre-registration baccalaureate nursing programs,...

  • Journals

Increasing the pool of students in rural locations: A satellite model of nurse education

[No abstract available]

Investing in big ideas: utilisation and cost of Medicare Allied Health services in Australia under the Chronic Disease Management initiative in primary care

Objective. To critically examine utilisation of the 13 allied health services provided through...

Managing deteriorating patients: registered nurses' performance in a simulated setting

AIM: To examine, in a simulated environment, rural nurses' ability to assess and manage patient...

Rural and remote Australian general practice nurses' sources of evidence for knowledge translation: a cross-sectional survey

Purpose: This paper explores nurses' sources of knowledge for evidence-based practice, comparing...

The benefits of debriefing as formative feedback in nurse education

Objective This paper explores the nursing literature to identify the educative process and...

  • Journals

Capturing the data: Nutrition risk screening of adults in hospital

This study aims to explore limitations with the Malnutrition Screening Tool in identifying...

General practitioners decision to refer patients to dietitians: Insight into the clinical reasoning process

The aim of this project was to describe general practitioners' (GPs') decision-making process for...

Investing in patients' nutrition: Nutrition risk screening in hospital

Objective: This paper explores the current state of knowledge and evidence for investing in the...

  • Journals

Measuring non-technical skills in medical emergency care: A review of assessment measures

Aim: To review the literature on non-technical skills and assessment methods relevant to...

Patterns of delivery of dietetic care in private practice for patients referred under Medicare Chronic Disease Management: Results of a national survey

A national survey was used to examine patterns of delivery of dietetic care for patients referred...

Public health nutrition: The accord of dietitian providers in managing medicare chronic care outpatients in Australia

Medicare Australia: Chronic Disease Management program subsidizes allied health consultations for...

Rating medical emergency teamwork performance: Development of the Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM)

Aim: To develop a valid, reliable and feasible teamwork assessment measure for emergency...

Simulation-based learning in nurse education: Systematic review

Aim. This paper is a report of a review of the quantitative evidence for medium to high fidelity...

Communication competence within dietetics: Dietitians' and clients' views about the unspoken dialogue - The impact of personal presentation

Background: Although client communications are affected by clients' assumptions about...

Constructions of competence within dietetics: Trust, professionalism and communications with individual clients

Aim: Issues of trust are important factors that affect communication in professional-client...

Eleven process evaluation strategies for education of individual clients in dietetic practice

Aim: To examine process evaluation methods used by Australian dietitians in nutrition education...

The place of knowledge and evidence in the context of Australian general practice nursing

Background: The purpose of the study was to ascertain the place of knowledge and evidence in the...