Spotlight on Nursing Research
On International Nurses Day 2022, the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Melbourne showcased nurses' research at the Nursing Research and Clinical Innovations Symposium.
Our Department of Nursing's Healthy Start to Life Hub nurse academics and students worked in partnership with RCH and the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and presented their research at the Symposium.
View the highlight video below for an introduction to the research that they presented at the Symposium.
Professor, Department of Nursing, The University of Melbourne. Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa. Honorary Fellow, Murdoch Children's Research Institute and The Royal Children's Hospital.
Be Sweet to Babies: Consumer evaluation of a parent-targeted video aimed at improving pain-management strategies in newborn infants undergoing painful procedures
“As nurses and midwives, we need to help parents to be involved during their babies' painful procedures.”
Nurse Consultant, The Royal Children’s Hospital. Honorary, Department of Nursing, The University of Melbourne.
Presenting for: Nurses' Perceptions and Practices of Family-Centred Care in a Children's Hospital by Adel Alrawaili
“We should review the education that supports nurses to provide optimal family-centered care at the hospital the research is undertaken at.”
Lecturer, Department of Nursing, The University of Melbourne. Anticoagulation Nurse Consultant, The Royal Children’s Hospital. Murdoch Children's Research of Institute.
Validation of a de novo Paediatric Warfarin Nomogram
“The availability of a nomogram is crucial to support children and families to self-manage their Warfarin.”
PhD candidate, Department of Nursing, The University of Melbourne. Registered Nurse, The Royal Children’s Hospital. The Murdoch Children's Research Institute.
Expert recommendations using EMRs to help hospitalised children in pain
“EMR designs should drive clinicians to undertake comprehensive pain management and initiate pharmacological, physical and psychological interventions."
Clinical Neonatal Research Nurse Consultant, The Murdoch Children's Research Institute. The Royal Children's Hospital.
Pharmacological Neonatal Pain Management: Determining Best Practice
“This project resulted in a clear algorithm for the appropriate escalation of neonatal pain management.”
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Fadiyah Dhafer Alshehri
Student of Master of Advanced Nursing Practice, Department of Nursing, The University of Melbourne. The Univeristy of Bisha.
The effectiveness of Simulation on Nursing Students’ Clinical Reasoning- Related skills
“Future study is recommended to study the effectiveness of high fidelity simulation in teaching the paediatric nurses' clinical reasoning related skills."