Dr Hila Dafny
|Section||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
|Phone||+61 7 4631 5456|
|Qualifications||BSN Hebrew , MPubHlth Hebrew , PhD USQ|
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Dr Hila Dafny has a PhD in Nursing from the University of Southern Queensland. The doctoral research has contributed to the overall body of knowledge on workplace violence within the healthcare sector, as it examines nurses¿ perceptions of physical and verbal violence perpetrated by patients and visitors, and the ensuing impact on nurse, including their ability to care for patients. The research also investigated nurses¿ perceptions of current workplace violence strategies and support services at a regional Queensland Hospital. Dr Hila Dafny received Magna Cum Laude for a Bachelor of Nursing from Hebrew University, Jerusalem and also has a Masters in Public Health from the same institution. Honors, Citation Awards: 2009, Magna Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hadassah Ein-Kerem Hospital, Israel. Fellowships: 2014-2016: Internationally Competitive Fellowship: Freda Bega 3 years FFI Fellowship (FELLOWSHIPS FUND Inc). One person who chosen from all over the world to receive this Fellowships Fund Inc (FFI). Scientific Publications - Authored thesis: Dafny, H. A. (2016). The perceptions of nurses regarding violence, strategies and support in a regional Queensland Hospital, University of Southern Queensland, Australia. Membership in professional/scientific societies: 2013-currently: Membership in the Phi Delta-at-Large Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) which demonstrates commitment to nursing excellence and the improvement of health worldwide. 2013-currently: Graduate Women QLD INC. ABN: 75315647134.
Membership of the Phi Delta-at-Large Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).
Member of Graduate Women QLD INC.
Member of USQ Multicultural Staff Network.
Currently teaching courses/programs
NUR1100: Introduction to Nursing Praxis.
NUR1299: Foundations of Nursing Practice.
NUR2204: Acute care across the Lifespan B.
Research most recent
Dafny, H. A. (2016). The perceptions of nurses regarding violence, strategies and support in a regional Queensland Hospital, University of Southern Queensland, Australia.
Drafted article (Pending) Dafny, H. A., & Beccaria, G. (2020). I don’t even tell my partner: Nurses’ perceptions of verbal and physical violence against nurses working in a regional Australian hospital. Journal of Clinical Nursing.
Publications in ePrints
Dafny, Hila (2016) The perceptions of nurses regarding violence, strategies and support in a regional Queensland hospital. [Thesis (PhD/Research)]