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Mrs Vicki Horner

Mrs Vicki Horner
Name Vicki Horner
Position Lecturer (Indigenous Support)
Section School of Nursing and Midwifery
Office W560
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1613
Extension 1613
Email
Qualifications BNurs USQ , MMidwifery USQ

Vicki Horner is an Aboriginal academic lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Vicki holds the portfolio of Indigenous Nursing Support lead coordinator where she implements and maintains the Helping Hands cultural support model for enrolled Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nursing students. Her qualifications are a Bachelor of Nursing (Registered nurse) and a Master of Midwifery (Registered midwife). Vicki entered the tertiary education sector in 2009 and she teaches across all year levels of the Bachelor of Nursing undergraduate degree and into the Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate entry) in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander: Health and Cultural Practices for the Midwife. Vicki is an active member of Academic Board, the Academic Appeals Committee and many other boards and committees across USQ. Vicki¿s research interests are within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities pertaining to primary health care, Birthing on Country (midwifery) and wound care management with traditional native medicines. Vicki is an active member of the School of Nursing and Midwifery Indigenous academic team as we share our cultural knowledge¿s to educate nurses and midwives now and into the future.


Research interests
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nursing student support
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wound care management
Primary Health Care
Online learning and teaching

Professional memberships
Congress for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives
Royal College of Nursing
National Tertiary Education Union
AHPRA

Currently teaching courses/programs
NUR1100 Introduction to Nursing Praxis
NUR1102 Literacies and Communications for Health Care
NUR2203 Acute Care Across the Lifespan A
NUR2204 Acute Care Across the Lifespan B
NUR3030 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

MID2202 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander: Health and Cultural Practices for the Midwife

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
10 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
3 Years

Administrative responsibilities
School of Nursing & Midwifery - Indigenous Nursing Student Support Lead
Learning and Teaching member
Assessment sub-committee member
Nursing and Midwifery staff forum member
Academic Board - HES Female Academic member
Academic Appeals Committee - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representative
Indigenous Student Success Program committee member
Clinical Governance Committee member
Clinical Bursary Management Committee member
Nursing Scholarship review committee member

Research most recent
Reedy, Natasha and Clark, Terry and Horner, Vicki-Ellen and Lehane, Pat and Rose, Jayln (2013) Virtual learning spaces: getting them right for students. In: 36th Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference (HERDSA 2013): The Place of Learning and Teaching, 1-4 Jul 2013, Auckland, New Zealand.

Stuart, Lynne and Horner, Vicki-Ellen and Nielsen, Anne-Maree (2011) Citation for developing retention and support strategies that enable Indigenous nursing students to realise their university dreaming journeys. Unpublished, Toowoomba, Australia.

Stuart, Lynne and Nielsen, Anne-Maree and Horner, Vicki-Ellen (2010) Support strategies that graduate indigenous nurses - a dreaming journey. Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, 13 (3). pp. 95-100. ISSN 1440-5202



Publications in ePrints

Reedy, Natasha ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3143-5173 and Clark, Terry and Horner, Vicki-Ellen and Lehane, Pat and Rose, Jayln (2013) Virtual learning spaces: getting them right for students. In: 36th Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference (HERDSA 2013): The Place of Learning and Teaching, 1-4 Jul 2013, Auckland, New Zealand.

Stuart, Lynne and Horner, Vicki-Ellen and Nielsen, Anne-Maree (2011) Citation for developing retention and support strategies that enable Indigenous nursing students to realise their university dreaming journeys. Unpublished. pp. 1-4.

Stuart, Lynne and Nielsen, Anne-Maree and Horner, Vicki-Ellen (2010) Support strategies that graduate indigenous nurses - a dreaming journey. Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, 13 (3). pp. 95-100. ISSN 1440-5202