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 for over 11 years. She began her nursing career in the UK and was 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. She is an authorised nurse practitioner and works 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

  • Human factors related to clinical adverse events
  • Development of the nurse practitioner role

Teaching and supervision

  • Acute and critical care nursing
  • Nurse practitioner education

Current projects

Currie J (2008). The deployable role of Nurse Practitioners - unpublished. Quantitative research using a questionnaire method to explore the feasibility of deploying NPs on operations with the British Army.

Currie J, Crouch R (2008). How far is too far? Exploring the perceptions of the professions on their current and future roles in emergency care. Emergency Medicine Journal 25, 335-339. Qualitative research using an interview method to explore the perceptions of health care professionals on the growth of clinical roles and whether this growth should and would cease.

Charters S, Knight S, Currie J, Davis-Grey M, Ainsworth-Smith M, Smith S & Crouch R (2005). Learning from the past to inform the future - a survey of Consultant Nurses in Emergency Care. Accident and Emergency Nursing, 13, 186-193. Research design utilising a survey method to identify the degree of preparation for the role of Consultant Nurse.

Currie J (2002). Improving the efficiency of patient handover, Emergency Nurse, 10 (3), 24-27. A questionnaire methodology was adopted in order to explore the fundamental aspects of an efficient nursing patient handover.

Currie J (1998). An Exploration of the role of the nurse in the health promotion of patients suffering from asthma. Unpublished. Qualitative research using interview method to explore the perceived role of nurses in the health promotion of asthma patients.

Associations

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

Operational tours

  • 29 September--30 October 2009 Senior Nursing Officer, Op Padang Assist Indonesia, 1st Health Support Battalion.
  • 7 February--17 May 2007 Nursing Officer, Emergency Department Field Hospital Op Telic 9b.
  • 4 November 2005--16 February 2006 Senior Nursing Officer, Medical Centre Al Amarah, Op Telic 7.
  • 4 August--13 September 2005 Senior Nursing Officer, Medical Centre Al Amarah, Op Telic 6.

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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