Ms Jane Currie

NP, BSc City(UK) MSc S'ton, RAANC
Lecturer Acute/Critical Care

M02A - 88 Mallett Street - Building A
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 0768
Fax +61 2 9351 0654

Biographical details

Jane Currie has been a registered nurse since 1998 and has practised within the field of emergency nursing. She began her nursing career in the UK National Health Service and later commissioned into the Queen Alexandra Royal Army Nursing Corps in 2003, serving over 5 years with the British Army including tours of duty to Iraq. Transferring to the Australian Defence Force in 2008, Jane served for three years with the Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps and this included an overseas humanitarian aid deployment to Indonesia. Jane is an authorised nurse practitioner in the field of emergency nursing. An experienced teacher, she is highly skilled in the use of high fidelity simulation in delivering advanced life support and emergency response training.

Research interests

Jane has a long standing interest in the development of the nurse practitioner role and how this role may increase patients access to care. Jane is currently undertaking a PhD on the impact that NPs working in private practice have on patient access to care. Other research interests include:

  • military nursing
  • emergency nursing
  • nurse practitioner
  • clinical simulation

Teaching and supervision

Jane’s military and emergency nursing background leads her to teach predominantly acute care units in both pre and post registration programs. In the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced) Jane teaches a unit focused on pre-hospital care that finales with a mass casualty disaster using high fidelity simulation.

Current projects

  • Realist evaluation of the impact of private practice NPs on patients’ access to care in Australia.
  • Bibliometric review of military nursing research
  • Impact of student nurses’ exposure to mass casualty simulation on teamwork
  • Evaluation of clinical governance framework
  • Exploration of team based learning

Associations

  • College of Emergency Nursing Australasia
  • Australian College of Nurse Practitioners
  • Health Professional Councils Authority Nursing Tribunal Committee
  • Associate Editor 'Military and Retrieval' Australasian Journal of Emergency Nursing
  • Reviewer Australian Emergency Nursing Journal
  • Reviewer Contemporary Nurse

Awards and honours

  • 26 January 2011 Australia Day Medalion - awarded for outstanding contribution to clinical training
  • October 2007 - awarded 'Best Paper' at the International College of Emergency Nursing Australia conference
  • Operation TELIC (Iraq) Medal

Conference presentations

Currie J., Chiarella M. & Buckley T. 21 October 2013. Verbal presentation: Nurse practitioner private practice models. Australian College of Nursing 'The National Nursing ForumSuccess through Synergy'

Currie J., Chiarella M, & Buckley T. 26 September 2013. Poster presentation:An investigation of the international literature on nurse practitioner private practice models. Australian College of Nurse Practitioners 'Transforming Healthcare'

Keywords

Health practice; Communication; Nursing practice; Nurse practitioner

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Currie, J., Chiarella, M., Buckley, T. (2013). An investigation of the international literature on nurse practitioner private practice models. International Nursing Review, 60(4), 435-447. [More Information]

2013

  • Currie, J., Chiarella, M., Buckley, T. (2013). An investigation of the international literature on nurse practitioner private practice models. International Nursing Review, 60(4), 435-447. [More Information]

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