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 is a Lecturer in Nursing at Sydney Nursing School, based at the Mallet Street Campus. Jane's clinical and academic career focus on the contribution of nurse practitioners to patient access to care. Jane joined Sydney Nursing School in 2012 after serving in the British and Australian Defence Forces as a Nursing Officer. Her experiences in the defence force included operational tours of Iraq and Indonesia, serving in primary health care and emergency department settings. Jane is endorsed as a nurse practitioner in the field of emergency nursing and has worked in this role in the UK and Australia.

Research interests

Jane's research has focused predominantly upon nursing workforce, including role development and preparation for role through education. Her current project aims to evaluate how privately practising nurse practitioners in Australia impact on patient access to care, particularly in community settings. This project is the first of its kind. These unique results relate to nurse practitioners access to the Medicare Benefits Schedule and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, collaborative arrangements, practice setting and workforce characteristics of privately practicing nurse practitioners.

Teaching and supervision

Jane's teaching career includes acute care subjects in the hospital and pre-hospital setting. In her teaching Jane is highly skilled in the application of clinical simulation to small group training and mass casualty simulation (see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eS6HOgbdNEU).

Jane supervises Honour students and mentors Masters students in completing Capstone projects. Current projects:

Hiding in Plain Sight: recognising approaches to emergency nurses in treating female partner violence

Current projects

  • Realist evaluation of privately practising nurse practitioners activity in Australia
  • Impact of student nurses¿ exposure to mass casualty simulation on teamwork

Associations

  • Army Reserves in the role of Officer Commanding 5 Health Company, 5 Combat Service Support Battalion (MAJOR Currie)
  • Tribunal and panel member for the Health Professionals Council Australia
  • Associate Editor Military & Retrieval for the Australian Emergency Nursing Journal
  • Member Australian College of Nurse Practitioners
  • Member Australian College of Nursing

Awards and honours

Grants:

River, J., Currie, J., Randall, S., Crawford, T., Aitken, J. (2015). Creating a community of enquiry : A blended learning approach to nursing education. Small Educational Innovation Grant, University of Sydney: $10,000

Currie, J., Chiarella, M., Buckley, T. (2014). Evaluation of Nurse Practitioners working in Private Practice. Seeding Grant, Faculty of Nursing, University of Sydney: $5000

Dec 2014 Sydney Nursing School Teaching Innovation Award: $1000

26 Jan 11 Australia Day Medallion ¿ awarded for outstanding contribution to clinical training

Oct 06 Operation TELIC (Iraq) Medal

Conference presentations

Currie, J.Health professionals scope of practice terminology: Is nursing behind the 8 ball? Australian College of Nursing, Nov 14, Adelaide.

Currie, J., Chipps, J. Mapping the field: Military Nursing Research 1990 - 2013: A bibliometric review. Australian Military Medicine Association, Oct 14, Sydney.

Currie, J., Anderson, E., Weston, D., Harding, J.A quality improvement project to evaluate the impact of 17 Combat Service Support Brigade Clinical Governance Framework on the provision of deployable healthcare, Australian Military Medicine Association, Oct 14, Sydney.

Currie, J. Challenges of NP private practice in Australia. Australian College of Nurse Practitioners, Sep 14, Sydney.

Currie, J. The nurse practitioner in private practice. Australian College of Nursing, Oct 13, Canberra.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

  • River, J., Currie, J., Crawford, T., Betihavas, V., Randall, S. (2016). A systematic review examining the effectiveness of blending technology with team-based learning. Nurse Education Today, 45, 185-192. [More Information]
  • Gordon, C., Jorm, C., Shulruf, B., Weller, J., Currie, J., Lim, R., Osomanski, A. (2016). Development of a self-assessment teamwork tool for use by medical and nursing students. BMC Medical Education, 16(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Currie, J., Chiarella, M., Buckley, T. (2016). Workforce characteristics of privately practicing nurse practitioners in Australia: Results from a national survey. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
  • Currie, J., Chipps, J. (2015). Mapping the field of military nursing research 1990-2013: A bibliometric review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(10), 1607-1616. [More Information]
  • Currie, J., Chiarella, M., Buckley, T. (2015). Preparing a Realist Evaluation to Investigate the Impact of Privately Practising Nurse Practitioners on Patient Access to Care in Australia. International Journal of Nursing, 2(2), 1-10. [More Information]
  • 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]
  • Currie, A., Heslop, D., Winter, S. (2011). H1N1 in the field: The impact on Australian Defence Force Field Exercise Talisman Sabre 09. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, 14(2), 103-107. [More Information]
  • 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(6), 335-339. [More Information]
  • Currie, J., Edwards, L., Colligan, M., Crouch, R. (2007). A time for international standards?: Comparing the Emergency Nurse Practitioner role in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Accident and Emergency Nursing, 15(4), 210-216. [More Information]
  • Currie, J. (2007). Keeping experience at the bedside: the emergency consultant nurse role. British Journal of Nursing, 16(1), 18-21. [More Information]
  • Currie, J. (2006). Clinical competence in caring for paediatric patients. Emergency Nurse, 14(2), 12-15.
  • Currie, J. (2005). Book Review: Physical Assessment for Nurses. Nurse Education Today, 25(6), 497-497. [More Information]
  • Charters, S., Knight, S., Currie, J., Davies-Gray, 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(3), 186-193. [More Information]
  • Currie, J. (2004). Masters degree - why bother? British Journal of Nursing, 13(19), 1123-1123. [More Information]
  • Currie, J. (2002). Improving the efficiency of patient handover. Emergency Nurse, 10(3), 24-27.
  • Currie, J. (2001). Emergency nursing on the Everest base camp trek. Emergency Nurse, 9(1), 6-9.
  • Currie, J. (2000). Audit of nursing handover. Nursing Times, 96(42), 44-44.

2016

  • River, J., Currie, J., Crawford, T., Betihavas, V., Randall, S. (2016). A systematic review examining the effectiveness of blending technology with team-based learning. Nurse Education Today, 45, 185-192. [More Information]
  • Gordon, C., Jorm, C., Shulruf, B., Weller, J., Currie, J., Lim, R., Osomanski, A. (2016). Development of a self-assessment teamwork tool for use by medical and nursing students. BMC Medical Education, 16(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Currie, J., Chiarella, M., Buckley, T. (2016). Workforce characteristics of privately practicing nurse practitioners in Australia: Results from a national survey. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

2015

  • Currie, J., Chipps, J. (2015). Mapping the field of military nursing research 1990-2013: A bibliometric review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(10), 1607-1616. [More Information]
  • Currie, J., Chiarella, M., Buckley, T. (2015). Preparing a Realist Evaluation to Investigate the Impact of Privately Practising Nurse Practitioners on Patient Access to Care in Australia. International Journal of Nursing, 2(2), 1-10. [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]

2011

  • Currie, A., Heslop, D., Winter, S. (2011). H1N1 in the field: The impact on Australian Defence Force Field Exercise Talisman Sabre 09. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, 14(2), 103-107. [More Information]

2008

  • 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(6), 335-339. [More Information]

2007

  • Currie, J., Edwards, L., Colligan, M., Crouch, R. (2007). A time for international standards?: Comparing the Emergency Nurse Practitioner role in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Accident and Emergency Nursing, 15(4), 210-216. [More Information]
  • Currie, J. (2007). Keeping experience at the bedside: the emergency consultant nurse role. British Journal of Nursing, 16(1), 18-21. [More Information]

2006

  • Currie, J. (2006). Clinical competence in caring for paediatric patients. Emergency Nurse, 14(2), 12-15.

2005

  • Currie, J. (2005). Book Review: Physical Assessment for Nurses. Nurse Education Today, 25(6), 497-497. [More Information]
  • Charters, S., Knight, S., Currie, J., Davies-Gray, 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(3), 186-193. [More Information]

2004

  • Currie, J. (2004). Masters degree - why bother? British Journal of Nursing, 13(19), 1123-1123. [More Information]

2002

  • Currie, J. (2002). Improving the efficiency of patient handover. Emergency Nurse, 10(3), 24-27.

2001

  • Currie, J. (2001). Emergency nursing on the Everest base camp trek. Emergency Nurse, 9(1), 6-9.

2000

  • Currie, J. (2000). Audit of nursing handover. Nursing Times, 96(42), 44-44.

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