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Personal profile

Biography

A/Prof Hills is a Registered Nurse with considerable experience as a clinician, manager and educator in mental health and clinical governance, both in rural and metropolitan community and hospital settings. His primary research interests are in health and aged care services and workforce development, clinical governance, workplace aggression, mental health and well-being, and ageing. A/Prof Hills is also engaged in interdisciplinary and cross-cultural design and ageing projects, especially in relation to healthy ageing and the ageing workforce.

Related Links:

  • LinkedIn profile
  • ORCID profile

Monash teaching commitment

2016 NUR3001: Evidence Based Health Care

2016 NUR3004: Transition to Practice (Chief Examiner)

2016 NUR5326: Quality, safety and clinical governance in nursing and health care management (Unit Co-ordinator and Chief Examiner)

2017 NUR1110: Communication and scholarship in nursing & midwifery

2017 NUR2106: Integrated nursing practice 1 (Chief Examiner)

2017 NUR2107: Person centered mental health care (Chief Examiner)

2017 NUR2206: Integrated nursing practice 2 (Chief Examiner)

2017 NUR2207: Mental health clinical practice (Chief Examiner)

2017 NUR3001: Evidence Based Health Care

2017 NUR3004: Transition to Practice (Chief Examiner)

2017 NUR5326: Quality, safety and clinical governance in nursing and health care management (Unit Co-ordinator and Chief Examiner)

2018 NUR2223: Safety in healthcare contexts (Unit Co-ordinator and Chief Examiner)

Community service

A/Prof Hills is an active member of the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG), having been a chair or member of AAG Conference Planning and Scientific Committees since 2016. He is also a member of the Australian College of Nursing and the Australian Epidemiological Association.

Supervision interests

Karen Foster

External supervisor

Enrolled: Doctorate by Research (University of Canberra, 2015; Australian Catholic University, 2016 →)

Project title: Experiences and support needs of fathers with severe mental illness during acute hospitalisation: a mixed methods study

1/03/15 → 31/12/17

External positions

Profesional Associate, University of Canberra

1 Jul 201630 Jun 2019

Honorary Associate Professor, Deakin University

1 May 201430 Jun 2020

Research area keywords

  • Aggression and Violence Within Institutions
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Ageing
  • Aged Care
  • Workforce Training and Development
  • Health Services Research
  • Design and co-design

Network

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