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Dr Melissa Carey

Dr Melissa Carey
Name Melissa Carey
Position Senior Lecturer (Nursing)
Section School of Nursing and Midwifery
Office I415
Location Ipswich Campus
Phone +61 7 3812 6037
Extension 6037
Email
Qualifications BNurs Western Sydney , GCertAdvNurs(AC) Coll Nursing , MNurs USQ , MAdvancedPrac Griffith , PhD QUT
Languages Maori (non accredited translator)

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Nursing ( 111000 )
  • Maori Health ( 111713 )
  • Studies of Maori Society ( 169904 )

Research interests
Maori health and well-being
Indigenous Knowledges
Cultural Safety and Nursing
Aged , Palliative and End of Life Care Research

Professional memberships
International Association for Contemporary Ethnography Across Disciplines
Australian College of Nursing
Honorary Research Fellow University of Auckland

Industry affiliations
Queensland Maori Society

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)
  • Centre for Health, Informatics and Economic Research (CHIER)

Currently teaching courses/programs
NUR2300 Evidenced Based Nursing Practice
HEA8302 Culture as a Determinant of Health
HEA8303 Community Development and Health

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
13 Years

Administrative responsibilities
School Coordinator HDR Students

Research most recent
Carey, Melissa (2018) Pushing back against competencies in nursing curriculum design. In: 7th International Nurse Education Conference: Research, Scholarship and Evaluation: Ensuring Nursing Leadership in Education Practice and Healthcare, 6-9 May 2018, Banff, Canada. Item availability may be restricted.

Carey, Melissa (2018) The transformative process of Indigenous autoethnography: (re)connecting with Kaupapa Maori [Online case study]. In: SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2. Sage Publications, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781526439994 Item availability may be restricted.
Carter, Jennifer and Carey, Melissa (2018) Reawakening spiritual roots in nursing practice: sacred places and sacred spaces. In: Southern hemisphere ethnographies of space, place and time. Peter Lang, Oxford, United Kingdom, pp. 103-118. ISBN 978-1-78707-904-5 Item availability may be restricted.


Research most notable
Emmanuel, E., Collins, D., & Carey, M. (2010). My face, a window to communication: Using creative design in learning. Nurse Education Today, 30(8), 720-725. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2010.01.011


Publications in ePrints

Best, Odette and Carey, Melissa and Rigg, Elizabeth (2019) A mixed method case study: the preparedness of a school of nursing and midwifery in teaching mandated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in undergraduate nursing curriculum. In: National Nursing Forum 2019: Nursing Now - Power of Policy , 21-23 Aug 2019, Hobart, Tasmania.

Carey, Melissa and Ashe, Taigan (2019) Capturing smoke: exploring literature on end-of life care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. In: AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2019, 1-3 July 2019, Brisbane, Australia.

Neville, Christine and Beccaria, Lisa and Carey, Melissa (2019) Withdrawal versus continuation of long-term antipsychotic drug use for behavioural and psychological symptoms in older people with dementia. Issues in Mental Health Nursing . ISSN 0161-2840

Carey, Melissa (2018) Pushing back against competencies in nursing curriculum design. In: 7th International Nurse Education Conference: Research, Scholarship and Evaluation: Ensuring Nursing Leadership in Education Practice and Healthcare, 6-9 May 2018, Banff, Canada.

Carter, Jennifer and Carey, Melissa (2018) Reawakening spiritual roots in nursing practice: sacred places and sacred spaces. In: Southern hemisphere ethnographies of space, place and time. Peter Lang, Oxford, United Kingdom, pp. 103-118. ISBN 978-1-78707-904-5

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Maori Health ( 111713 )
  • Studies of Maori Society ( 169904 )