School of Nursing and Healthcare Professions

Adjunct Professor Virginia Plummer

Position: Adjunct Professor
Discipline: Nursing and midwifery

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Professional Education, Monash University
  • Graduate Certificate of Emergency Health (Disaster Preparedness and Management), Monash University
  • Master of Science - Health Policy and Management, University of Wollongong
  • Graduate Diploma in Health Administration, La Trobe University
  • Bachelor of Nursing, La Trobe University
  • Midwifery Certificate, Mercy Hospital for Women
  • Critical Care Certificate, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg
  • General Nursing Certificate, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne

Professional associations/affiliations

  • Fellow, College of Nursing Australia.
  • Fellow, Australian College of Health Service Management.
  • Member, College Emergency Nurses Association.
  • Member, World Association Disaster Emergency Medicine

Research interests

  • Health service evaluation
  • Disaster and Emergency Nursing management
  • Shared decision-making in mental health care settings
  • Advanced practice roles
  • Resilience, stress and burnout in the nursing workforce

Supervised projects (current and recently completed)

  • The effect of hospital organizational structure on patient and nurse outcomes
  • Nurse Practitioners in Australia: A mixed-method study of the structure, human resource, political and symbolic implications for organizational change.
  • Succession planning for nurse managers in Saudi Arabia
  • Needs of families and their involvement in the care process for intensive care patients in Saudi Arabia
  • Discharge planning models in Saudi Arabia following limb injury.
  • Transition to specialty practice programs.
  • Workplace safety for nurses in Hong Kong Hospitals.
  • Disaster nursing competencies: An exploratory study.
  • Investigating failure to recognize clinical deterioration cues, among less and more experienced nurse participants.
  • Exploration of a nursing role in emergency department waiting rooms
  • Perspectives on maternity services in Saudi Arabia.
  • An exploration of the culture of patient safety in public hospitals in Saudi Arabia:
  • Pre-hospital emergency care in Indonesia.
  • Exploring clinical competency for graduate nurses in the Emergency Department in Saudi Arabian Health Services.
  • An exploration of transition from student to graduate nurse in Saudi Arabia.
  • Violence in the Emergency Department in Saudi Arabia.
  • Modelling a cardiac rehabilitation program in Saudi Arabia.
  • The lived experience of international operating room nurses in deceased organ procurement surgery in Australia
  • An investigation of incidence and outcomes of post-partum haemorrhage following in-hospital births in Ethiopia

Grants and awards

Plummer, V,  McLelland, G. Partners in Maternity Care Program 2019-2021 Papua New Guinea Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trading.  New Colombo Plan, $198,000

Gasevic D, Ekegren C, Bonham M, Bowles K-A, Callaway L, Dakic  J, Daly S, Dunstan D, Gasevic D, Gilmartin-Thomas J, Hills D, Ilic D, Kunstler B, Perraton L, Plummer V, Sawyer S, Volders E. Optimising physical activity and sedentary behaviour counselling in education for healthcare students. Monash Education Academy. September 2018 – September 2019, $5,000

Reed F, Plummer V, Thomson H, Thompson R, Daniels C. Barwon Health, Peninsula Health Implementation of Safewards in Emergency Department DHHS Research Grant 2018  $360,000

Reed F., Plummer V, Heriot K, Stergiou J.Implementing Safewards in acute health DHHS Research Grant 2017 $50,000

McLelland G, Hall H, Plummer V,Dix S, Tremayne A, Kumar A, East CE, Carr B, Buttigieg H, Fernando S. Midwifery and medical students’ knowledge, self-efficacy and satisfaction following simulation of inter-professional management of primary postpartum haemorrhage. Monash University Learning and Teaching Research Grant. $15,000. 2017.

Plummer, V, Suryanto, Boyle, M, Wallis, J, Suharsono, T. 2016-2017 $15,000. Piloting the Ambulance Nurse Course in Indonesia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trading.  (AII87).

Reed. F., Olasoji, M., Plummer, V., Liam, Joseph, B., Michelle. Cross, W. 2016 Clients participation in handover in an acute mental health unit. DHHS Research Grant $50,000 Awarded

Suryanto, Plummer, V, Boyle, M. 2014 Developing a Paramedic Nurse Course for Indonesia. Awarded $19,000 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Singh, C., Willey, S., Crawford, K., Harder, K., Plummer, V., Hall, H. and Williams, A.,  A pilot study exploring medication adherence in Indians who have recently arrived in Australia and who experience chronic medical conditions. Peninsula Campus Grant. 2014 $9132.00

Travel Grant. Plummer, V 2013 $2500– Travel, Warrick University to establish collaborative study in ABF for nursing

Epworth Eastern Electronic Medication Initiative. A/Professor L. Dawson, Prof J. Fisher, Dr. A. Howard. A/Professor V. Plummer 2009 $ 33,000

Australian Research Council Linkage Project LP0989160-R1 (2009-2012) Dr L  Dawson; Dr V M Plummer (Project Manager) ;  A/Prof J Fisher; Dr A P Howard; Mr R M Ribbons; Mrs T M Harlem Enhancing patient management at point of care using electronic-based clinical pathways ARC Linkage 2009-2010 Collaborating/Partner Organisation(s): NEC Business Solutions, Peninsula Health, Fraser & Jenkinson P/L trading as Print Media Group.. $112,000

Faculty Link Assist Grant. Plummer, V.  Lord, W. (Monash Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice) 2009 Facilitating Paramedic Nurses and the graduate year in rural settings $2000 Awarded

School of Nursing and Midwifery Collaborative Grant Scheme. Plummer V,  Heslop, L. (Monash University)  Gordon Lee,(Commonwealth DoHA, Casemix Division) Stuart McAlister (Commonwealth DoHA, Casemix Division) (2006) Development of a costing methodology for calculating nursing service weights. $20,000 Awarded

Faculty Link Assist Grant. Plummer V.  2006 Modeling of Diagnosis Related Group DRG nursing service weights using data from the TrendCare patient dependency system: $2000 Awarded

DHS Tender. Barnett, T., Francis, K., Peterson, C., Bird, B., Plummer, V., Pinikahana, J. 2005. Report a trial of a patient dependency system.  $78,000.

Department of Human Services, Victoria, Acute Care Branch, Plummer V,  Heslop L Seldon L (Monash University), (2004) Nursing Service Weight Study, $10,000

Australian Nursing Federation, $36, 000. Plummer V. (Whitehead).  2000. Nursing costs by DRG in private hospitals, Awarded

Publications

Books

Plummer, V. 2015 Equity ratios, patient dependency and nursing resource management, LAMBERT Publishing .OmniScriptum GmbH & Co. KG, Heinrich-Böcking-Str. 6-8,66121, Saarbrücken, Germany,  October 2015. ISBN 978-3-659-48584-8. 536 pages.

Chapters

Lowe, G., Plummer, V. 2018 Advanced practice in Nursing and Midwifery: the contribution to health care in Australia. Chapter 4 in Advanced Practice roles in Australia Edited by Paula McGee (In Press).

Plummer, V. Johnson, M. 2015 Chapter 32 Head Injuries, Section 12: The Paramedic Approach to the Patient with Traumatic Injuries. Paramedic Principles and Practice ANZ a clinical reasoning approach edited by Matthew Johnson, Leanne Boyd, Kathryn Eastwood and Hugh Grantham Elsevier Australia 1st May 2015 ISBN: 9780729541275.

Gebbie, K. Hutton, A. Plummer V. 2012 Chapter 8 Update on Competencies and Education. Annual Review of Nursing Research v 30 Disasters and Humanitarian Assistance Couig/Watts-Kelly, Springer (October 2012 P169-192) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/0739-6686.30.169

Plummer, V2009. Shaping funding policy for nursing service. Chapter 8 in The Handbook of Research in Nursing and Clinical Informatics – Socio-technical approaches Plummer, V.P, Editors Bettina Staudinger, Victoria, HoB, Hewig Osterman, Medical Information Sciences Reference (an imprint of IGA), Tyrol, Austria. (P124-143)  ISBN978-1-60566-234-3.

Plummer, V. 2005. The Australian Mandatory Staffing Experience, Chapter ‘Policy Highlight’, Unit  111, Policy and politics in the workplace.  Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care. Eds Mason, D.J., Lewitt, J.K., Chaffee, M. W., 5th edition. (P527-540).

Journal articles

Al Moteri, M.. Symmons, M., Plummer, V. Cooper, S (2018). Inattentional blindness and pattern-matching failure: The case of failure to response. Applied Ergonomics. Accepted 25th April 2018.

Innes, K., Elliott, D, Plummer, V. Jackson, D. (2018).A profile of the waiting room nurse in emergency departments: an online survey of Australian nurses exploring implementation and perceptions’. YAAEN-D-18-00086: Published 29th October 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.enj.2018.10.003

Xiao-ling Bai & An-ni Wang, V Plummer, Louisa Lam, Wendy Cros Zi-yao Guan2, Xin Hu, Mei Sun, Si-yuan Tang (2018)"Using the Theory of Planned Behaviour to predict nurse’s intention to undertake dual practice in China: A multi-centre survey". Journal of Clinical Nursing. Accepted 6th December 2018  DOI: 10.1111/jocn.14791

Chen, J, Cross, W,  Plummer, V,  Lam, L, Tang, S (2018),  A systematic review of prevalence and risk factors of postpartum depression in Chinese immigrant women. Women and Birth. Published on-line 14th December 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2018.11.019

Langton D, Gaffney N, Thien, F, Plummer, V. (2018) Utility of a thin bronchoscope in facilitating bronchial thermoplasty. Journal of Asthma and Allergy, published 15th October 2018.

Langton D, Ing A, Bennetts K,  Wang W, Farah C, Peters M, Plummer, V, Thien, F (2018), Bronchial thermoplasty reduces gas trapping in severe asthma, BMC Pulmonary Medicine. (2018) 18:155. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12890-018-0721-6

Langton D, Ing A, Fielding, D, Wang W, Plummer, V., Thien, F,(2018)  Bronchodilator responsiveness success as a predictor for bronchial thermoplasty. Respirology, April Vol 24 ISS 163-7.

Langton D, Ing A, Sha J, Bennetts, K, Hersch N, Kwok M,  Plummer, V., Thien, F Farah C, (2018) Measuring the effects of bronchial thermoplasty using oscillometry. Respirology. Accepted 23rd October 2018.

Langton D, Sha, J, Ing, A, Fielding, D, Thien, F, Plummer, V. (2018) Bronchial thermoplasty: activations predict Response. Respiratory Research 4th July 2017.

Lowe, G, Plummer, V, Boyd, L. (2018) Nurse Practitioner integration: qualitative experiences of the change management process". Journal of Nursing Management. 2018 Apr 30. doi: 10.1111/jonm.12624

Langton D, Wang W, Thien, F, Plummer, V. (2018). The acute effects of bronchial thermoplasty on FEV1. Respiratory Medicine, Accepted 3 March 2018.

Guo, Y, Plummer, V, Lam, L, Zhang, J, Wang, Y, Cross, W. (2018). The effects of resilience and turnover intention on nurses’ burnout: findings from a comparative cross-sectional study" Journal of Clinical Nursing. 10.1111/jocn.14637- Editor’s choice February 2019.

R. Thompson, H. Thomson, C. Gaskin, V. Plummer. (2018). Nurses’ attitudes towards management of clinical aggression in general wards: A pilot study using actor-based simulation. Med-Surg Nursing. March 2018. Accepted 27th July 2018

Girvan, L, Wang, W. Plummer, V. (2018) "CPAP for infants in rural and metropolitan Special Care Nurseries: Perspectives of Nurse Unit Managers." The Journal of Neonatal and Perinatal Nursing Accepted 7th September 2018.

Al Moteri, M.. Plummer, V. Symmons, M., Cooper, S (2018) Clinical deterioration of ward patients in the presence of antecedents: A systematic review and narrative synthesis AUCC. Accepted 1st June 2018

Innes, K., Elliott, D, Plummer, V. Jackson, D. (2018). Emergency department waiting room nurses in practice:an observational study". Journal of Clinical Nursing. 27 (7-8) p.1402-1411 April 27 EPub. DOI: 10.1111/jocn.14240

Madhuvu, A.E., Plummer, V. Morphet, J, (2017). An exploration of participants’ experiences of an intensive care nursing transition to speciality practice program. AUCC . online 1/10/2017  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2017.08.005

Suryanto, Plummer, V. Boyle, M. (2017). Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Ambulance Nurses in Prehospital Care in Indonesia. AENJ. Accepted 17th December 2017.

Suryanto, Plummer, V. Boyle, M. (2017). Healthcare system in Indonesia. Hospital Topics. Vol 95 Issue 4 p82-89.

Suryanto, Plummer, V. Boyle, M. (2017). Healthcare workforce in Indonesia.  Submitted APJHM Accepted 12th October 2017. doi:10.24083/apjhm.2017.0006 12 (3) 32-40.

Plummer, V. Tozer-Jones, J. Williams, B. (2017) The Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic): Student views of their preparation and intention towards future practice. Australasian Journal of Paramedicine Published 10th November 14 (4) P 1-7.

Morphet, J., Plummer, V., Kent, B, Considine, J, (2017) A framework for transition to specialty practice programs, JAN. Accepted 25th January 2017.

Molloy, J., Pratt, N, Tiruvoipati, R. Green, C. Plummer, V (2017) Relationship between Diurnal patterns in Rapid Response Call activation and patient outcome. Australian Critical Care Journal Published on line 6th March 2017. Volume 30, Issue 3, May 2017.

Suryanto, Boyle, M. Plummer, V. (2017) .Pre-Hospital Healthcare System in Malang, Indonesia. Australasian Journal of Paramedicine. 30th April 2017.

Olasoji, M., Plummer, V., Reed, F., Jacob, S., Shaw, L., Shanti, M., Cross, W, (2017) Views of mental health consumers about being involved in nursing handover on acute in-patient units. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. 5th May 2017.

Schwerdtle P, De Clerck V & Plummer V (2017) Survivors’ perceptions of public health messages during an Ebola crisis. Nursing and Health Sciences. Volume 19, Issue 4, December 2017 Pages 492–497

Schwerdtle P, De Clerck V & Plummer V. (2017) Experiences of Ebola survivors: Causes of distress and sources of resilience. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 2017 33 (3) 1-6. On line 17th February 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1049023X17000073 Volume 32 / Issue 2, April 2017, pp 234 – 239

Guo, Y., Lam, L., Luo, L., Plummer, V., Cross, W.,  Li, H., Yin, H., Zhang, J. (2017) Female nurses’ burnout symptoms: no association with the Hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid (HPT) axis. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 77, 47-50

Guo, Y., Lam, L., Luo, L., Plummer, V., Cross, W.,  Li, H., Yin, H., Zhang, J. (2017) Reply to Letter to the Editor: Response to the concerns raised by Dr. Bianchi et al. regarding our manuscript (Guo, Y., Lam, L., Luo, Y., Plummer, V., Cross, W., Li, H., Yin, Y., Zhang, J., 2017. Female nurses’ burnout symptoms: no association with the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid (HPT) axis. Psychoneuroendocrinology

Guo, Y, Plummer, V, Lam, L, Cross, W, Zhang, J. (2017) Nurse burnout and its association with resilience: a cross sectional study. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Accepted 25th June 2017.

Innes, K., Jackson, D., Plummer, V Elliott, D. (2017). Emergency Department Waiting Room Nurse Role: A Key Informant Perspective, AENJ, Vol 20 Issue 1 P6-11. DOI: 10.1016/.j.aenj.2016.12.002

Jahlan, I. Plummer, V. McIntyre, M. Moawed, S (2016), What women have to say about giving birth in Saudi Arabia? The Middle East Journal of Nursing  Vol 10 Issue 1 March pp 10-18

Morphet, J., Kent, B,  Plummer, V., Considine, J, (2016)Profiling nursing resources in Australian emergency departments, Australas Emerg Nurs J. 2016 Feb;19(1) 1-10

Al Thobaity A, Plummer V. Williams B, (2016) What are the Most Common Domains of Core Competencies of Disaster Nursing? A Scoping Review International Emergency Nursing. Published online: October 18, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ienj.2016.10.003 Vol 31 March P64-71

Al Thobaity A, Williams B, Plummer V. (2016) A new scale for disaster nursing core competencies: Development and psychometric testing. Australas Emerg Nurs J. 2016 Feb;19(1):11-19

Jespersen, S., Lawman, B., Reed, F., Hawke, K., Plummer, V., Gaskin, C. (2016). The impact of integrating crisis teams into community mental health services on emergency department and inpatient demand Psychiatric Quarterly. December 2016, Volume 87, Issue 4, pp 703–712.

Suryanto, Plummer, V. Copnell (2016) Collaboration between Nurses and Physicians in an Indonesian Emergency Department: A Pilot Study. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal. 19 (2016), pp. 82-89
DOI information: 10.1016/j.aenj.2016.04.001

Lowe, G. Plummer, V Boyd, L. (2016)   Perceptions of NP roles: nurse practitioners, managers and policy advisers. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 12 (2016), pp. 303-310 10.1016/j.nurpra.2016.04.023

Malik, G, McKenna, L, Plummer, V, (2016) Facilitators and barriers to evidence based practice: Perceptions of Nurse Educators,’ clinical coaches’ and nurse specialists’ from a descriptive study. Contemporary Nurse. 0.650   http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10376178.2016.1188017.

Gao, W.  Plummer, V., Williams, A. (2016), Perioperative nurses’ attitudes toward organ procurement: A systematic review Journal of Clinical Nursing. Volume 26, Issue 3-4 Pages 302-319 DOI: 10.1111/jocn.13386.

Suryanto, Plummer, V. Boyle, M. (2016) Financing healthcare in Indonesia. Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management.  11 - Issue 2 – pp 33-38.

Lowe, G, Plummer, V, Boyd, L. (2016)   ‘Integration of nurse practitioners using a change management framework: the way forward. AHR  41, 553–560. https://doi.org/10.1071/AH16068

Morphet, J., Kent, B,  Plummer, V, Considine, J,(2016)Transition to specialty practice program characteristics and professional development outcomes. Nurse Education Today p109-115.

Suryanto, Plummer, V. Boyle, M. (2016) EMS Systems in Low-Middle Income Countries: A Literature Review. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. Volume 32, Number 1 P1-7 2017.

Plummer, V. and Brooks, I. Disaster and diabetes mellitus: Disaster preparedness (2016) Evidence Summary, JBI published 13/07/2016  http://connect.jbiconnectplus.org/ViewDocument.aspx?0=15596

Brooks, I and Plummer, V. Diabetes and diabetes mellitus: Disaster response requirements. (2016) Evidence Summary, JBI published 13/07/2016: http://connect.jbiconnectplus.org/ViewDocument.aspx?0=15597

Yue, L, Plummer, V. Cross, (2016) The Effectiveness of Nursing Education for Clinical Alarm Response and Management in Hospital: A Systematic Review. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 10 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/jocn.13605

Al Moteri, M. Symmons, M., Plummer, V. Cooper, S. (2016) Eye tracking to investigate cue processing in medical decision-making: A scoping review, Computers in Human Behavior. Accepted 13th September 2016. r 66 (2017) 52-66

Guo, Y, Plummer, V, Lam, L, Cross, W, Zhang, P (2016) Exploring resilience in Chinese nurses: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Nursing Management. Accepted 15th November.

Guo, Y, Zhang, X,  Plummer, V, Lam, L, Cross, W,  Zhang, J. ,(2016) Positive psychotherapy for depression and self-efficacy in undergraduate nursing students: A randomized controlled trial" International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. doi: 10.1111/j1445-8330.2016.12255.x accepted 16th September 2016.

Al Moteri, M. Plummer, V. Symmons, M., Cooper, S.(2015)  Training paradigms to enhance clinical observational skills in clinical practice: A scoping review. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. On-line published 24 September 2015, , Vol 5, No. 12. DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v5n12p96 URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v5n12p96

Malik, G, McKenna, L, Plummer, V, (2015) Perceived skills, knowledge and contextual factors effecting evidence-based practice among nurse educators, clinical coaches and nurse specialists. International Journal of Nursing Practice.. 2015 May; 21: Supplement: 46-57.  ISSN: 1322-7114

Danckert R., Ryan A., Plummer, V., Williams, C. (2015) Hospitalization impacts on dental hygiene; an audit of oral hygiene in a metropolitan hospital.  Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences,. 11 May 2015 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/scs.12230/abstract

Majid, N, Plummer, V., Lee, S. (2015 )The effectiveness of orthopaedic patient education in improving patient outcomes: a systematic review protocol , JBI, 13th Feb 2015, ISSN: 1838-2142

Al Thobaity, A., Plummer, V. , Innes, K.L., Copnell, B., (2015), Perceptions of knowledge of disaster management among military and civilian nurses in Saudi Arabia, Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal [P], vol 25, issue 3, Elsevier Ltd, UK, pp. 156-164

Innes, K., Jackson, D., Elliott, D., Plummer, V. (2015) Care of patients in emergency department waiting rooms – an integrative review. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 71 (12) p2902-2714. DOI 10.1111/jan.12719

Morphet, J., Kent, B, Plummer, V., Considine, J,(2015) Transition to specialty practice programs in Emergency Nursing Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal July 2015, Volume 23, Number 1.  ISSN: 2202-7114

Morphet, J., Kent, B,  Plummer, V., Considine, J, (2015)The effect of transition to specialty practice programs on Australian emergency nurses’ professional development, recruitment and retention, AENJ. On P204-2011. 2015

Morphet, J., Griffiths, D., Plummer, V., Innes, K., Fairhall, R., Beattie, J. (2014) At the crossroads of violence and aggression in the Emergency Department: Perspectives of Australian emergency nurses. Australian Health Review Volume 38(2), 194-201. DOI: 10.1071/AH13189.  ISSN: 0156-5788 PMID: 24670224

Al Mutair A, Plummer, V. O'Brien, T, Clerehan, R (2014) Providing culturally congruent care for Saudi patients and their families, Accepted 3rd October 2013 Vol. 46/2, Feb 2014, Contemporary Nurse.

Al Mutair, A, Plummer, V, O’Brien, T, Clerehan, R, (2014) Families' Needs of Critical Care Muslim Patients in Saudi Arabia: A Quantitative Study"  Nursing in Critical Care Journal Impact Factor 1.082 Accepted 19th June 2013. doi: 10.1111/nicc. 12039

Al Mutair, A, Plummer, V, O’Brien, T, Clerehan, R, (2013) Needs and Experiences of Intensive Care Patients’ Families: A Saudi Arabia Qualitative Study. Nursing in Critical Care  Accepted 22nd June 2013 doi: 10.1111/nicc.12040

Lowe, G, Plummer, V, Boyd, L.(2013) Perceptions of nurse practitioner roles in Australian healthcare settings, Nursing Management UK, May 2013  20 (2): 28-35. ISSN: 1354-5760 PMID: 23734418

Al Mutair, A, Plummer, V, Clerehan, R, O’Brien, T, , (2013) "Attitudes of healthcare providers towards family involvement and presence in adult critical care units in Saudi Arabia: a quantitative study"  Journal of Clinical Nursing,

Al Mutair A, Plummer, V. O'Brien, T, Clerehan, R (2013) "Family Needs and Involvement in the Intensive Care Unit: A Literature Review" Journal of Clinical Nursing © 2013 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Journal of Clinical Nursing, doi: 10.1111/jocn.12065.  ISSN: 0962-1067 PMID: 23534510

Heslop L, Plummer. V, (2012) Nurse staff allocation by nurse/patient ratio versus a computerized nurse dependency management system: A comparative cost analysis of Australian and New Zealand Hospitals. Nursing Economic$, Volume 30, Number 6 November/December 2012.

Al Mutair A, Plummer V Copnell, B (2012) Family presence during Resuscitation: Descriptive Study of Nurses' Attitudes from Two Saudi Hospitals. Nursing in Critical Care Article first published online : 25 JAN 2012, DOI: 10.1111/j.1478-5153.2011.00479.x

Nelwati, McKenna L, Plummer V (2012) "Indonesian student nurses’ perceptions of stress in clinical learning: A phenomenological study" .Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, Sciedu Press, Vol 3, No 5 (2013), p56-65. e-version.

Plummer V, Harlem T, Aylward J, Weeding S, Dawson L, Waterhouse D, Halley R (2012) Electronic clinical pathways made easy with digital pen and paper, September 2012 edition of  RCNA Connections.

Innes, K, Plummer, V, Considine J (2011) Nurses’ perceptions of their preparation for triage, Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, vol. 14, pp.81-86 Journal Impact Factor 0.528

Garvey. L. J, Plummer. V (2011) What factors influence decision making by graduate nurses initiating medication? International Journal of Clinical Skills, April, vol. 6, Issue 1.

Lowe. G, Plummer. V, Boyd. L, O’Brien. A (2011) Time to clarify – the value of Advanced Nursing Practice roles in healthcare, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Volume 68, Issue 3, pages 677-685. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05790.x Journal Impact factor 1.477, cited 50 times

Lowe. G, Plummer. V, Boyd. L, O’Brien. A (2011) Time to clarify – the value of Advanced Nursing Practice roles in healthcare, Re-published again 18 months later in an on-line version of the best papers on New and Evolving Nursing Roles, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Virtual  Dec 2012  Online ISSN: 1365-2648.

Al Hosis. K, Plummer. V, O’Connor. M (2011) Nursing Management in Saudi Arabia: Evaluating strategies for succession planning, Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management (Volume 7 Issue 1 PP19-27).

Plummer, V. Hall, H. & French, J. (2010). Promoting careers in health to Indigenous youth. Australian Nursing Journal, 17(10), 34.

Newton, J., Plummer, V. (2009).Using creativity to encourage reflection in undergraduate education. Special Issue of Reflective Practice, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 67-76

Reid, L.W., Chivers, S., Plummer, V., Gibson, P. (2009).  Inflammatory bowel disease: a review of nurses’ roles in Australia and the United Kingdom, The Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol. 27, no.2, pp.19-26

Reid, L.W., Chivers, S., Plummer, V., Gibson, P (2008) Differences in the role of nurses in the management of inflammatory bowel disease in Australia and the UK. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Volume: 23   Supplement: 4   Pages: A177-A177  Published: OCT

Plummer V. (2005). It’s a perfect match: Dependency and skills. Hospital and Health Care July 2005.