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Dr Cheryl Ross

Dr Cheryl Ross
Name Cheryl Ross
Position Senior Lecturer (Nursing)
Section School of Nursing and Midwifery
Office W542
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1497
Extension 1497
Qualifications GCertCCNurs Coll Nursing , GCertMgt QUT , GDipBus Charles Sturt , MMentalHlthNurs USQ , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Nursing not elsewhere classified ( 111099 )

Research interests
Nursing - Rural and remote, Critical Care; Nursing management - leadership, industrial relations, human resource management.
PhD - Nursing workloads - critical ethnography of culture and climate influences.

Professional memberships
Member Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing
Member of Australian College of Nursing
Member of Australian College of Mental Health Nurses

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Health Sciences Research (CHSR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
NUR1200 Concepts in Patient care
NUR2200 Mental Health Nursing
Graduate Certificate of Health (Rural & Remote)
Graduate Certificate of Health (Scheduled Medicines)
ANP5002 Immunisation Nursing
ANP5004 Emergency Mental & Reproductive Health

Administrative responsibilities
School Coordinator (Academic)
Postgraduate Program Coordinator
Coordinator Grad Cert Rural & Remote & Scheduled Medicines

Research most recent
JBI systematic review - Nursing workloads
Thesis - Nursing Workloads

Research most notable
RN? Registered or rubber nurse? available at

Publications in ePrints

Ross, Cheryl and Rogers, Cath and Duff, Diane (2016) Critical ethnography: an under-used research methodology in neuroscience nursing. Canadian Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 38 (1). pp. 4-7. ISSN 1913-7176

Ross, Cheryl L. (2015) Workload – a critical ethnography of nursing culture and a complex climate. [Thesis (PhD/Research)]