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Mrs Dianne Maher

Mrs Dianne Maher
Name Dianne Maher
Position Lecturer (Nursing)
Section School of Nursing and Midwifery
Office I419B
Location Ipswich Campus
Phone +61 7 3812 6022
Extension 6022
Email
Qualifications BHlthSc UNE , GDipEd Newcastle , MNurs UNE

Level B Nursing Lecturer | BNSG Program Director I have been a Registered Nurse since 1988. Clinically, I have considerable experience in intensive care nursing, having worked in a variety of intensive care units across Australia. I completed a graduate diploma in education in 2011. I have worked at Southern Cross University and Charles Darwin University and have been employed by USQ for the past 6 years. In the nurse academic role, I have held many course coordination roles at the undergraduate level and have taught both theory and clinical skills across all year levels. Responsible for providing high-level teaching to undergraduate nursing students in the Bachelor of Nursing course based at Ipswich campus and perform full academic responsibilities and any related administration. I am currently a PhD candidate at RMIT researching the lived experience of registered nurses transitioning from clinician to academic.


Research interests
Clinicians transitioning to an academic teaching role

Currently teaching courses/programs
NUR 3299
NUR3020
NUR2300
NUR2399
NUR2204
NUR1120

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
10 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
1 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Program Director, Bachelor of Nursing

Research most recent
Edited Chapter : Administration of medication
Forster, Elizabeth Mary & Fraser, Jennifer (2017). Paediatric nursing skills for Australian nurses. Port Melbourne, Vic. Cambridge University Press