Rett Quinney, RN Midwife, Cert. of Crit. Care, B.App Sci (Nsng), Grad Cert Mgt., PhD(cand) Health Research.
Position: Lecturer & Clinical Coordinator (Ballarat)
I began teaching with ACU in 2013, having worked previously at CQUniversity (Rockhampton) as Lecturer and Campus Co-ordinator. I also have considerable experience in teaching in the acute care and TAFE sectors.
I have a strong interest in the development of critical thinking in UG nursing students and the nexus between theory and practice.
My teaching interests include acute care, child and family nursing, chronic health.
My practice interests include critical care, care of the deteriorating patient and exacerbations of chronic health.
The nexus between chronic and acute care
The development of critical thinking in the undergraduate nurse
Quinney, L., Chapman, Y., & Dwyer, T., ‘The experience of the Nurse Family Carer during episodes of exacerbation of chronic illness: A phenomenological approach.’
Quinney L., Reid Searl K., Veith L., Walker B: Chapter 11: Caring for a child with type 1 diabetes. 204-223 of Levett- Jones, T. (2012) Clinical Reasoning; Learning to think like a nurse. Frenchs Forest: Pearson Australia.
Dwyer, T., Quinney L., Chapter 52: Oxygenation (2014) (In- print) Kozier and Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing 3e. Frenchs Forest: Pearson Australia.
Reid Searl, K., McAllister M., Lane- Krebs K., Heidke, P., Quinney, L., (2014) (In print) Little people, Big lessons: An innovative strategy to develop interpersonal skills in undergraduate nursing students. Nurse Educator.
ANTs (Australian Nurse Teacher society)
Royal College of Nursing (member)
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