Dr Cecilia Yeboah
Dr. Cecilia Yeboah RN, RM, BSc, MSc, PhD is originally from Ghana. Cecilia began her nursing in Australia at the Repatriation hospital which later amalgamated with Austin hospital and now, the Austin Health. Her clinical nursing practice has included cardiothoracic medical surgical, stroke rehabilitation and aged care. Cecilia started her teaching career at the Austin Health as a clinical nurse educator in stroke rehabilitation. Before commencing her teaching at ACU, Cecilia worked at the RMIT University as a part time academic while pursuing a Master’s degree in health science. Cecilia’s teaching and research interest saw her pursuing her PhD programme at ACU, St. Patrick’s campus after which she started in her current position as a Lecturer in Nursing/International Academic Advisor-Nursing
REFEREED PUBLICATIONS (2009 - 2014)
Yeboah, C. (2014). Choosing to live in a nursing home: a culturally and linguistically diverse perspective Australian Journal of Primary Health http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY13164
Webster, S, Harding, T. Robinson, J., Yeboah, C., Hutchison, C., & Mountain, D. (2014) Improving academic success: Evaluation of the BN Transition to Clinical Practice Module (TCPM) Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, Vol. 4, No. 12
Glass, N., Ogle, K.R., Rice, V., Yeboah, C. & Webb, H.  (2013). Wellness for work: Perspectives from nurses, midwives and paramedics in Australia. The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society. 3(1).ISSN: 2156-8960
Yeboah, C. Bowers, B., & Rolls, C. (2013). Pathways to a nursing home: A qualitative study on the relocation of   older adults from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds in Melbourne, Australia. Contemporary Nurse.
Yeboah, C. (2009). Relocation to a nursing home: Significance of cultural diversity. PhD thesis, Australian Catholic University
Yeboah, C. & Glass, N. (2014). Attitudes and communication: The older person, carers and families. In A. Johnson, & E. Chang (Eds.) Caring for older people in Australia: Principles for nursing practice (pp. 95-132). Milton: Wiley. ISBN 9781118384121
Conference acceptances and/or presentations
Glass, N., Ogle, K.R., Rice, V., Kay, K., Yeboah, C., Fulbrook, P., Randle, J. &. Webb, H. (2013). Wellness for work: Perspectives from Nurses, Midwives and Paramedics in Australia. Third International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil, April, 2013.
Webster, S. Harding, T. Robinson, J. Hawley, R. Mountain, D. Hutchison, C.& Yeboah,C. Successful Transition: Observations on effective interdisciplinary Collaboration for nursing students at the Australian Catholic university, Sydney campus. OXFORD
Webster, S. Harding, T. Robinson, J. Hawley, R. Mountain, D. Hutchison, C.& Yeboah,C. Successful Transition:Observations on effective interdisciplinary Collaboration for nursing students at the Australian Catholic university, Sydney campus.2nd NUS-NUH International Nursing conference, Singapore, Malaysia,November 21-23, 2013.Accepted abstract
International Nursing education
Gerontology and aged care nursing
Chronic illnesses and quality of life
2009-current: Lecturer / International academic advisor ,AC U, (Faculty of Nursing Vitoria)
2002 -2009: Casual academic, RMIT University (Faculty of Nursing Vitoria)
1999 –2005: Clinical teacher, RMIT University (School of Nursing, Victoria)
1997 – 1999: Clinical Educator, Austin & Repatriation Medical Centre (Melbourne).
Australian College of Nursing
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