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Professor Kim Foster Name: Professor Kim Foster
Eileen O'Connor Chair of Mental Health Research
Phone
+613 9342 7676
Organisational Area
Faculty of Health Sciences
Department
National School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramed
Location
Melbourne
Building 470 - 215 Spring Street(215 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000)-Level 5-Room5.29
Publications

Past 5 years

Book chapters

Maybery, D., Foster, K., Goodyear, M., Grant, A., Tungpunkom, P., Skokog, B-E. & Lees, R. (2015). How can we make the psychiatric workforce more family-focused? In A. Reupert, D. Maybery, J. Nicholson, & M. Gopfert (Eds). Parental Psychiatric Disorder: Distressed Parents and their Families. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp.301-311.

Usher, K. & Foster, K. (2015). Reflective practice for the graduate. In E. Chang & J. Daly (Eds). Transitions in nursing: preparing for professional practice (4th ed). Elsevier, Sydney, pp.277-292.

Foster, K. & Robinson, T. (2014). Educating for emotional resilience in adolescence. In J. Hurley, R., P. Linsley, & Van der Zwan (Eds.), Emotions in Education Settings. London: Primrose Publishing, pp. 56-70.

Usher, K., & Foster, K. (2013). Working with consumers. In R. Elder., K. Evans & D. Nizette (Eds). Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. (3rd ed.). Elsevier, Sydney, pp.453-472.

Usher, K., & Foster, K. (2013). Psychopharmacology. In R. Elder., K. Evans & D. Nizette (Eds). Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. (3rd ed.). Elsevier, Sydney, pp.504-521.

Foster, K. & McKenzie, H. (2012). Educational approaches and activities to enhance emotional intelligence. In J. Hurley & P. Linsley (Eds). Emotional intelligence in health and social care: a guide for improving human relationships. Radcliffe: London, pp.127-145.

Usher, K., Foster, K. & Stewart, L. (2012). Reflective practice for the graduate nurse. In E. Chang & J. Daly (Eds). Transitions in nursing: preparing for professional practice (3rd ed). Elsevier, Sydney, pp.289-304.

Peer-reviewed journal publications 

Ogilvie, R., Foster, K., Curtis, K. & McCloughen, A. (accepted 26/4/16). The injury trajectory for young people 16-24 years in the six months following injury: a mixed methods study. Injury.

Curtis, K., McCarthy, A., Mitchell, R., Black, D., Foster, K., Jan, S., Burns, B., Tall, G., Rigby, O., Kennedy, B. & Holland, A.J. (accepted 5/5/16). Paediatric trauma systems and their impact on the health outcomes of severely injured children: protocol for a mixed methods cohort study. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine.

Curtis, K., Foster, K., Mitchell, R., Van, C. (2016). How is care provided for paediatric trauma patients and their families in Australia? A mixed methods study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, doi:10.1111/jpc.13189

Wiseman, T., Foster, K. & Curtis, K. (2016). The experience of emotional wellbeing following physical injury: a qualitative follow up study. Injury, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.injury. 2016.03.021

McCloughen, A., Foster, K., Kerley, D., Delgado, C. & Turnell, A. (2016). The experience of physical health for young people with mental illness: a qualitative study. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, doi: 10.1111/inm.12189

Curtis, K., Foster, K., Mitchell, R. & Van, C. (2016). Models of care delivery for critically ill children and their families: An integrative review of international literature. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 31, 330-341, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2015.11.009

Berry, K., Jeon, Y-H., Foster, K. & Fraser, J. (2015). Implementing an Extended Parenting Education Program in an Early Parenting Centre: a mixed methods evaluation. Journal of Child Health Care, doi:10.1177/1367493515603827

Foster, K., Maybery, D., Reupert, A., Gladstone, B., Grant, A., Ruud, T., Falkov, A. & Kowalenko, N. (2015). Family focused practice in mental health care: an integrative review. Child & Youth Services, doi:10.1080/0145935X.2016.1104048.

McCloughen, A., Foster, K., Marabong, N., Mui, D. & Fethney, J. (2015). Physical health risk behaviors in young people/emerging adults with mental illness. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 36(10), 781-790.

Ogilvie, R., Foster, K., McCloughen, A. & Curtis, K. (2015). Young peoples' experience and self-management in the six months following major injury: a qualitative study. Injury, 46(9), 1841-1847.

Ogilvie, R., Foster, K., McCloughen, A. & Curtis, K. (2015). Family members&rsquo experience of providing support for young people with traumatic physical injury during the acute hospital phase of care: a qualitative study. Injury, 46(9), 1834-1840.

Brunero, S., Jeon, Y-H. & Foster, K. (2015). The journey of positioning self as both mental health nurse clinician and qualitative researcher: a critical reflection. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 22(7), 543-548.

Isobel, S., Foster, K., Edwards, C. (2015). Developing Family Rooms in inpatient mental health units: an exploratory descriptive study. BMC Health Services Research, 15, 238, doi 10.1186/s12913-015-0914-0.

Mitchell, R., Bambach, M., Foster, K. & Curtis, K. (2015). Risk factors associated with the severity of injury outcome for paediatric road trauma. Injury, 46, 874-882, doi:10.1016/ j.injury.2015.02.006

Wiseman, T., Curtis, K., Lam, M. & Foster, K. (2015). Depression, anxiety and stress following traumatic injury: a longitudinal study. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, 23(29), doi: 10.1186/s13049-015-0109-z

Foster, K., McCloughen, A., Delgado, C., Alexandrinos, C. & Harkness, E. (2015). Emotional intelligence education in pre-registration nursing programs: an integrative review. Nurse Education Today, 35(3), 510-517, doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2014.11.009

Ogilvie, R., Curtis, K., Lam, M., McCloughen, A. & Foster, K. (2014). The burden of youth: major traumatic injury in adolescents and young adults managed in the Australian Capital Territory. Journal of Trauma Nursing, 21(5), 218-227.

Park, T., Usher, K. & Foster, K. (2014). The challenges of conducting a nurse-led intervention in a randomized controlled trial with vulnerable participants. Nursing Research and Practice, 394237, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/394237

Foster, K., McPhee, I., Fethney, J., & McCloughen, A. (2014). Outcomes of the ON FIRE peer support program for children and adolescents in families with mental health problems. Child and Family Social Work, doi:10.1111/cfs.12143

Foster, K., Lewis, P. & McCloughen, A. (2014). Experiences of peer support for children and adolescents whose parents and siblings have mental illness. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 27, 61-67, doi:10.1111/jcap.12072

West, R., Usher, K., Foster, K. & Stewart, L. (2014). Academic staff perceptions of factors enabling course completions by Australian Indigenous undergraduate nursing students. The Qualitative Report, 19(24), 1-19.

Ogilvie, R., Curtis, K., Plamer, C., Lam, M., McCloughen, A. & Foster, K. (2014). Incidence and outcomes of major trauma patients managed in the Australian Capital Territory. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 84(6), 433-437, doi: 10.1111/ans.12524

West, R., Usher, K., Foster, K., Buettner, P. & Stewart, L. (2013). Indigenous Australians&rsquo participation in pre-registration tertiary nursing courses: A mixed methods study. Contemporary Nurse (Special Indigenous Health Edition), 46(1), 123-134, doi:10.5172/conu.2013.4195

Usher, K., Park, T., Foster, K. (2013). The experience of weight gain as a result of taking second-generation antipsychotic medications: the mental health consumer perspective. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 20, 801-806.

Foster, K., Lewis, M., Marshall, A. & Lewis, P. (2013). Educating Australian registered nurses in comprehensive health assessment: a pilot study. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 44(4), 155-162.

West, C., Stewart, L., Foster, K. & Usher, K. (2013). Accidental insider: living the Phd study. Collegian, 20(1), 61-65, http://dx.doi.org./10.1016/j.colegn.2012.03.005

Usher, K., Park, T., Foster, K. & Buettner, P. (2013). A randomised controlled trial undertaken to test a nurse led weight management and exercise intervention designed for people with serious mental illness who take second generation antipsychotics. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69(7), 1539-1548, doi: 10.1111/jan.12012

Wiseman, T., Foster, K. & Curtis, K. (2013). Mental health following traumatic physical injury: an integrative literature review. Injury, 44(11), 1383-1390. doi:10.1016/j.injury. 2012.02.015

Foster, K., O&rsquoBrien, L. & Korhonen, T. (2012). Developing resilient children and families where parents have mental illness: a family-focused approach. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 21(1), 3-11.

West, C., Usher, K., Foster, K., Buettner, P. & Stewart, L. (2012). Chronic pain and the family: the experience of the partners of people living with chronic pain in a regional Australian setting. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21(23-24), 3352-3360, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2012.04215.x

West, C., Buettner, P., Foster, K. & Usher, K. (2012). Psychometric Testing of the Family Impact of Pain Scale in a sample of Australian families in which a member experiences chronic pain. Nurse Researcher, 20(2), 6-12.

West, C., Buettner, P, Stewart, L., Foster, K. & Usher, K. (2012). Resilience in families with a member with chronic pain: a mixed methods study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21, 3532&ndash3545, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2012.04271.x

McCloughen, A., Foster, K., Huws-Thomas, M. & Delgado, C. (2012). Physical health and wellbeing of emerging and young adults with mental disorder: an integrative review of international literature. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 21(3), 274&ndash288, doi: 10.1111/j.1447-0349.2011.00796.x (Special Issue: The Physical Health of Patients with Severe Mental Illness).

West, R., Stewart, L., Foster, K. & Usher, K. (2012). Through a critical lens: Indigenist research and the Dadirri method. Qualitative Health Research, 22(11), 1582-1590. doi:10.1177/104973231457596

Brunero, S., Jeon, Y-H. & Foster, K. (2012). Mental health education programs for generalist health professionals: an integrative review. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 21(5), 428-444. doi: 10.1111/j.1447-0349.2011.00802.x

Ogilvie, B., McCloughen, A. Curtis, K. & Foster, K. (2012). The experience of surviving life-threatening injury: a qualitative synthesis. International Nursing Review, 59(3), 312-320. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-7657.2012.00993.x

Reupert, A., Cuff, R., Drost, L., Foster, K., van Doesum, K., & van Santvoort, F. (2012). Intervention programs for children whose parents have a mental illness: a review. Medical Journal of Australia, 1, Suppl 1, 18-22, doi:10.5694/mjao11.11145 (Special Supplement)

West, C., Stewart, L. Foster, K. & Usher, K. (2012). The meaning of resilience to persons living with chronic pain: an interpretive qualitative inquiry. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21(9-10), 1284-1292, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.04005.x

Tollefson, J., Usher, K. & Foster, K. (2011). Relationships in pain: the experience of relationships to people living with chronic pain in rural areas. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 17, 478-485.

Park, T., Usher, K. & Foster, K. (2011). Description of a healthy lifestyle intervention for people with schizophrenia taking second generation antipsychotics, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20(6), 428-437.

McCloughen, A. & Foster, K. (2011). Weight gain associated with psychotropic medications: an integrative review. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20(3), 202-222.

Foster, K. (2011). &lsquoI wanted to learn how to heal my heart&rsquo: family carer experiences of receiving an emotional support service in the Well Ways program. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20(1), 56-62.

Reupert, A., Foster, K., Maybery, D., Eddy, K. & Fudge, E. (2011). &ldquoKeeping Families and Children in Mind&rdquo: An evaluation of a web-based workforce resource. Child and Family Social Work, 16(2), 192-200.

West, C., Usher, K. & Foster, K. (2011). Family resilience: towards a new model of chronic pain management. Collegian, 18(1), 3-10.

Invited editorials/commentaries

Foster, K. (2015). Editorial. Advancing the prevention of intergenerational mental illness: where are we now, where do we go from here? Advances in Mental Health, Special COPMI/FaPMI Edition, 13(2), 97-99.

Foster, K. (2014). Invited expert commentary: One third of children of parents with severe mental illness are at risk of developing severe mental illness. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 17(3), 73.

 
 

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