Dr Michael Roche - Nat Sch of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor

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Dr Roche has substantial experience as a researcher, including ARC research grants, collaborations with health and other organisations, and a range of research consultancies. He is experienced in the design and conduct of research in health services across multiple sites, including the management and analysis of administrative and prospectively collected data. Dr Roche has supported a number of students to completion of research degrees in mental health and health services management areas.

Contact

Phone :+612 8877 5157 (North Sydney)
Email :Michael.Roche@acu.edu.au
URIs : Staff Directory Profile

Research Interests

Mental Health Nursing ; Drug and Alcohol Nursing ; Nursing Practice Environment ; Health Services Research ; Therapeutic Relationships ;

Methods Expertise

Quantitative Research ; Administrative Dataset Analysis ; Mixed Methods Research ; Survey Research ;

Research Projects

Selected Publications

2017

"Learning to become a better man": Insights from a prison fathering program for incarcerated Indigenous men, in Australian Journal of Social Issues

User compliance with documenting on a track and trigger-based observation and response chart: a two-phase multi-site audit study, in Journal of Advanced Nursing

A comparison of nursing tasks undertaken by regulated nurses and nursing support workers: a work sampling study, in Journal of Advanced Nursing

Therapeutic Alliance, Anorexia Nervosa, and the inpatient Setting: A Mixed Methods Study, in Journal of Advanced Nursing

The Nature of the Therapeutic Alliance between Nurses and Consumers with Anorexia Nervosa in the Inpatient Setting: A Mixed Methods Study , in Journal of Clinical Nursing

Intra-hospital Transfers and the Impact on Nursing Workload, in Journal of Clinical Nursing

Intra-hospital transfers and adverse patient outcomes: An analysis of administrative health data, in Journal of Clinical Nursing

The impact of evidence based sepsis guidelines on emergency department clinical practice: A pre-post medical record audit, in Journal of Clinical Nursing

Workforce Flexibility - in Defence of Professional Healthcare Work, in Journal of Health Organization and Management

2016

The impact of adding assistants in nursing to acute care hospital ward nurse staffing on adverse patient outcomes: An analysis of administrative health data, in International Journal of Nursing Studies

Regulated and Unregulated Nurses in the Acute Hospital Setting: Tasks Performed, Delayed or Not Completed, in Journal of Clinical Nursing

Changes to nurses' practice environment over time, in Journal of Nursing Management

Symposium: The Impact of Adding Nursing Support Workers on Patient, Nurse and System Outcomes, in Sigma Theta Tau International's 27th International Nursing Research Congress

Health needs and service use of homeless men in inner Sydney, in University of Technology Sydney & St Vincent de Paul NSW

2015

The rate and cost of nurse turnover in Australia, in Collegian

Nurses' perspectives of the impact of the older person on nursing resources in the emergency department and their profile: A mixed methods study, in International Emergency Nursing

Testing the Nursing Worklife Model in Canada and Australia: A Multi-Group Comparison Study, in International Journal of Nursing Studies

Therapeutic Alliance in Mental Health Nursing: an Evolutionary Concept Analysis, in Issues in Mental Health Nursing

Instability in patient and nurse characteristics, unit complexity, and patient and system outcomes , in Journal of Advanced Nursing

2014

Disparities in Treatment of People With Mental Disorder in Non-Psychiatric Hospitals, in Archives of Psychiatric Nursing

A comparative review of nurse turnover rates and costs across countries, in Journal of Advanced Nursing

2013

Effective nursing care of adolescents with anorexia nervosa: A consumer perspective, in Journal of Clinical Nursing

Domains of practice and Advanced Practice Nursing in Australia, in Nursing and Health Sciences

2012

Nursing work directions in Australia: Does evidence drive the policy?, in Collegian

2011

Factors in the practice environment of nurses working in inpatient mental health: A partial least squares path modeling approach, in International Journal of Nursing Studies

Environmental Influences on the Therapeutic Relationships of Nurses Working in Mental Health, in Sigma Theta Tau International 22nd International Nursing Research Conference

2010

A comparison of the nursing practice environment in mental health & medical-surgical settings, in Journal of Nursing Scholarship

Violence toward nurses, the work environment, and patient outcomes, in Journal of Nursing Scholarship