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Ms Bianca Viljoen

Ms Bianca Viljoen
Name Bianca Viljoen
Position Lecturer (Nursing)
Section School of Nursing and Midwifery
Office W555
Location Toowoomba Campus/td>
Phone +61 7 4631 2574
Extension 2574
Email
Qualifications BNurs USQ , MHlthMgt QUT
Homepage https://www.linkedin.com/in/bianca-viljoen-057442213/
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Bianca Viljoen, PhD Candidate MHlth Mgmt BN RN, is a Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Her teaching profile includes a diverse range of courses within both the clinical and academic domains. Her research focuses on cancer survivorship and identifying the supportive care needs of patients within clinical trials. Bianca is affiliated with Cancer Council Queensland [CCQ], the Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group [ANZUP], Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia [PCFA], the Australasian Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Trials Network [ANMCTN] and the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia [HERDSA]. Bianca has a passion for educating future Registered Nurses and seeks every opportunity to help others with academic aptitude and growth.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Public Health not elsewhere classified ( 420699 )
  • Oncology and Carcinogenesis not elsewhere classified ( 111299 )
  • Nursing ( 111000 )
  • Nursing not elsewhere classified ( 420599 )
  • Public Health and Health Services ( 111700 )
  • Oncology And Carcinogenesis not elsewhere classified ( 321199 )
  • Public Health ( 420600 )
  • Oncology And Carcinogenesis ( 321100 )
  • Nursing ( 420500 )

Research interests
Clinical Trials, Cancer Survivorship, Nursing

Professional memberships
Australasian Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Trials Network [ANMCTN]
Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia [HERDSA]

Industry affiliations
UniSQ Centre for Health Research

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
2022 - present
NUR1100 Introduction to Nursing
NUR2101 Episodes of Care A
NUR3299 Contemporary Nursing Practice
NUR8550 Professional Studies 1

<2021
NUR1100 Introduction to Nursing Praxis
NUR1102 Literacies and Communication for Health Care
NUR1202 Professional Identity
NUR2101 Chronic Care Across the Lifespan A
NUR2102 Chronic Care Across the Lifespan B
NUR2299 Chronic Care in Practice
NUR2300 Evidence Based Nursing Practice
NUR3299 Acute Care In Practice
NUR3299 Transition to Professional Practice A

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
6 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Coordinator Head Start, Bachelor of Nursing

Research most recent
Goodwin BC, Viljoen B, Myers L, Ireland MJ, Dunn J, Chambers SK, Ralph N, Aitken JF. Identifying modifiable features of home bowel cancer screening kits to facilitate use: consumer perspectives. Public Health Res Pract. 2022

Viljoen B, Hofman MS, Chambers SK, et al. Advanced prostate cancer experimental radioactive treatment—clinical trial decision making: patient experiences. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care Published Online First: 09 August 2021. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-002994

Viljoen B, Chambers SK, Dunn J, Ralph N, March S. Deciding to Enrol in a Cancer Trial: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies. J Multidiscip Healthc. 2020;13:1257-1281
https://doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S266281

Norris, P., Viljoen, B., Ralph, N., Silvey, N., & Gow, J. (2019). Risk of postoperative pulmonary complications in adult surgical patients with metabolic syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol, Vol.8, No. 208. BioMed Central Systematic Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-019-1241-z

Ralph, N. & Viljoen, B. (2018) Editorial. Fundamentals of missed care: Implications for perioperative practice. Journal of Perioperative Nursing, Vol. 31. No. 3, pp.3-4



Publications in ePrints

Viljoen, Bianca and Hofman, Michael S. and Chambers, Suzanne K. and Dunn, JeffORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1180-3381 and Dhillon, Haryana and Davis, Ian D. and Ralph, NicholasORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7404-9996 (2022) Advanced prostate cancer experimental radioactive treatment -clinical trial decision making: patient experiences. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care:002994. ISSN 2045-435X

Goodwin, Belinda C. and Viljoen, BiancaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3412-2607 and Myers, Larry and Ireland, Michael J. and Dunn, JeffORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1180-3381 and Chambers, Suzanne K. and Ralph, NicholasORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7404-9996 and Aitken, Joanne F. (2022) Identifying modifiable features of home bowel cancer screening kits to facilitate use: consumer perspectives. Public Health Research & Practice. pp. 1-8.

Norris, Philip and Viljoen, Bianca and Ralph, NicholasORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7404-9996 and Gow, JeffreyORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5726-298X and Silvey, Natalie (2019) Risk of postoperative pulmonary complications in adult surgical patients with metabolic syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. Systematic Reviews, 8 (1):308. pp. 1-7.

Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Public Health not elsewhere classified ( 420699 )
  • Oncology and Carcinogenesis not elsewhere classified ( 111299 )
  • Nursing not elsewhere classified ( 420599 )
  • Oncology And Carcinogenesis not elsewhere classified ( 321199 )
  • Public Health ( 420600 )
  • Oncology And Carcinogenesis ( 321100 )
  • Nursing ( 420500 )


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