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School of Health

Jenny Mee

Phone: (03) 5327 9613
Email: j.mee@federation.edu.au
Room: H110
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Nursing

Qualifications

  • RN
  • BN
  • Master of Applied Science (Research) - QUT
  • PHD Candidate

Teaching areas

  • Clinical Nursing
  • Nursing Assessment
  • Therapeutic Communication
  • Teaching
  • Learning and Leadership
  • Professional Nursing
  • Ethics
  • Law and Healthcare
  • Health Promotion
  • Learning and Development Across the Lifespan
  • Critical Thinking and Reflection

Professional associations

  • Member of the Australian College of Nursing
  • Member of Australian Association of Gerontology
  • Member of Women’s Resource and Information Service Centre Ballarat (WRISC)
  • Women’s Health Grampians
  • Alternative Teaching Methods and Technologies Project Federation University
  • Victorian Simulation Alliance
  • Member National Education Tertiary Union

Grants and awards

Grants

  • 2015 $11,500 Australian Government Asia Bound Mobility Grants. Collaborated with Ms Rosie King to apply for funding to take 5 Faculty of Health post graduate midwifery students on a study tour to Timor Leste. The study tour explored the social disparities of health for the population in Timor as developing, post war conflict country. The study tour had a particular focus on women's health, child and maternal health and examining capacity building. Students visited NGOs, Hospitals, Clinics and public health programs.
  • 2015 $11,500 Australian Government Short Term Mobility Grants. Collaborated with Ms Rosie King to apply for funding to take 5 undergraduate Faculty of Health nursing degree students on a study tour to Timor Leste. The study tour explored the social disparities of health for the population in Timor as developing, post war conflict country. The study tour had a particular focus on women's health, child and maternal health and examining capacity building. Students visited NGOs, Hospitals, Clinics and public health programs.

Research interests

  • Home care quality
  • Community care
  • Community nursing
  • Disability care
  • Governance
  • Leadership
  • Post structural research
  • Discourse analysis
  • Critical social research
  • Qualitative research
  • Feminist research
  • Curriculum design
  • Clinical simulation

Supervised projects

Current student projects

July 2015 $11,500 Australian Government Asia Bound Mobility Grant. Collaborated with Ms Rosie King to apply for funding to take 5 post graduate midwifery students on a study tour to Timor Leste. The study tour explored the social disparities of health for the population in Timor as developing, post war conflict country. The study tour had a particular focus on women's health, child and maternal health. Students visited NGOs, Hospitals, Clinics and public health programs.

July 2015 $11,500 Australian Government Short Term Mobility Grant. Collaborated with Ms Rosie King to apply for funding to take 5 undergraduate nursing degree students on a study tour to Timor Leste. The study tour explored the social disparities of health for the population in Timor as developing, post war conflict country. The study tour had a particular focus on women's health, child and maternal health. Students visited NGOs, hospitals, clinics and public health programs.

Completed masters/honours

  • To achieve good standard of care in pressure sore prevention in an intensive care unit through an educational program. (Masters coursework)
  • Enhancement of care guidelines for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who need acute non-invasive ventilation. (Master coursework)
  • Developing an education program to improve medication management in an old aged care setting. (Masters coursework)
  • Improve the post-op care and discharge preparation for mastectomy patients. (Masters coursework)

Publications

Book chapters

  • Mee, J. (2016). Chapter 2 Concepts of Health and Illness. In R. Hill, H. Hall & P. Glew (eds) Fundamentals of Nursing & Midwifery 3rd Edition. Sydney: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. In press, publication date September 2016
  • Mee, J (2016). Chapter 20 Documenting, Conferring and Reporting. In R. Hill, H. Hall & P. Glew (eds) Fundamentals of Nursing & Midwifery 3rd Edition. Sydney: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. In press, publication date September 2016

Published research reports

Mee, Jenny (2006) The experiences of undergraduate women nursing students: a feminist study. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology Available at eprints.qut.edu.au/view/person/Mee,_Jenny.html

Peer-Reviewed Publications and Conference Presentations

Mee, J. (2019, 15 May). Australian Home Care Quality: A Political Tango. School of Nursing and Healthcare Professions Nursing Research Symposium. Federation University, Berwick, Victoria.

Mee, J. (2018, 6-8 June). Invited sponsored keynote speaker- Bold insights into quality home care in Australia, Leading Aged Care Services Australia Tristate NSW Conference. Sydney, NSW. https://lasa.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jenny-Mee.pdf

Mee, J. (2017, 17-20 October). Bold insights into home care quality: listening to the cheering and coaching from the sidelines. Digital Poster- multimedia video and voice. Leading Aged Care Services Australia, Australian National Aged Care Congress. Gold Coast, Queensland. https://lasa.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Jenny-Mee.pdf

Mee, J. (2016, 20-21 April). The challenges for business managers of home care services in meeting regulatory quality requirements in Australia- recruitment presentation. Dementia and Community Care Conference. Total Aged Services: Melbourne, Victoria.

Mee, J. (2016, 19-20 September). The challenges for business managers of home care services in meeting regulatory quality requirements in Australia- methods for research. 2nd Annual Congress and Medicare Expo on Primary Care, Phoenix Arizona USA. Health Care: Current Reviews Vol.4. DOI: 10.4172/2375-4273.C1.023

Mee, J. (2015, February 2). Confirmation of Candidature- What are the challenges for business managers of home care services in meeting regulatory quality requirements of state and national standards in Australia? Federation University Australia, Ballarat, Victoria.

Mee, J. (2014, November). Oral Presentation Higher Degree Research Conference Presentation- What are the challenges for business managers of home care services in meeting regulatory quality requirements of state and national standards in Australia? University of Ballarat Research by Higher Degrees Conference. Ballarat, Victoria.

Mee. J. (2013, November). Poster Presentation- Ice Dancing in the Home Care Arena: Understanding Multifarious Complexities of Governing Home Care. University of Ballarat Research by Higher Degrees Conference. Ballarat, Victoria.

Other Publication

Mee, J. & Belardi, L. (interview date 2018, June 29). Homecare quality under the microscope. Community Care Review Spring Edition 2018, Australian Ageing Agenda Edited By Judy Skatssoon, Publisher: The Intermedia Group, Glebe: NSW.