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Dr Hila Dafny

Dr Hila Dafny
Name Hila Dafny
Position Lecturer (Nursing)
Section School of Nursing and Midwifery
Office W543
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 5456
Extension 5456
Email
Qualifications BSN Hebrew , MPubHlth Hebrew , PhD USQ
Homepage https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8660-8505
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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.


Research interests
Nursing
Public Health
Intensive Care
Medicine Community

Professional memberships
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.

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
4 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
7 Years

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)]