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Faculty of Health Sciences
Nat Sch of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine
Adam Burston RN, MHlthServMgmt, PhD is a Lecturer and Bachelor of Nursing Course Advisor at the Australian Catholic University (Australia), School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedicine. He was twice recipient of a Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence (2006 & 2008) during his post-graduate Masters program, and inaugural recipient of the University of Queensland School of Nursing & Midwifery PReST scholarship during his PhD candidature. Mr Burston is also a member of the Australian College of Nursing.
Adam has an extensive and varied background in nursing, and has co-authored book chapters on peri-operative nursing, respiratory nursing and nursing management of pain. He was also invited by the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing to co-author an on-line module on Ethical Behavior. He has published research on moral distress in nursing, and presented at international and local conferences on topics such as moral distress, and using blended learning to support a transitional pedagogy. He has a particular interest in (psychosocial) workforce preparedness and workforce retention, with post-doctoral work to continue exploring the effects of moral distress on aged care workers in Australia.
As an academic he has particular interest in undergraduate nursing education, specifically; transition to university (commencing students), transition to clinical practice (completing students), healthcare ethics and inter-professional practice. He has been instrumental in the implementation of blended learning pedagogy targeted at engaging 1st year undergraduate students, and has also been active in supporting other academics to embrace this approach to teaching. Adam is also involved in community engagement activities with undergraduate students; providing health education, health resources and direct healthcare to local communities in Siem Reap and Battambang, Cambodia.
: 7556 (Brisbane) : Adam.Burston@acu.edu.au
aged care, aged-care chronic illness, multi-culture, health informatics, aged-care, pressure area injury, falls prevention
: (07) 3623 7556 (Brisbane) : Zoe.Wang@acu.edu.au
Associate Professor Amanda Johnson is State Head [NSW/ACT] for School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedicine. She was awarded her PhD in 2011 by the University of Western Sydney. Her research interests are: aged and palliative care, education and inherent requirements. She led the development of the IR tool at UWS leading to its widespread uptake nationally in nursing and then translation to other disciplines. For this activity she was the recipient of the 2011 VC's Excellence in Leadership Award. She has achieved close to $1m in Commonwealth and other grant funding resulting in referred journal publications (30) as an early -mid career researcher. She is an editor of the texts: Chronic illness and Disability (3rd edn.) and Caring for Older People (2nd edn.) with widespread adoption across Australasia. In total she has edited 10 books including an international text on palliative care and a book on Living with Dementia for the community. She has also written 18 book chapters. A/Professor Johnson enjoys the supervision process which have led to 2 of her BN Hons students receiving awards.
: 9739 2025 (North Sydney) : Amanda.Johnson@acu.edu.au
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