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Jacqui is a Registered Nurse with teaching and research interests in aged care, community health and chronic illness management. Jacqui completed her Doctor of Philosophy in 2017, thesis entitled ‘Improving older people’s experience in transitional care: co-design of TRANSITION’ for which she was awarded the HESTA Award for Research Scholarship for outstanding research scholarship by a domestic PhD student at the Deakin University School of Nursing and Midwifery. Following her clinical nursing career, in 2008 Jacqui commenced teaching and research in universities in pre-registration and post-registration nursing courses.  In recognition of her educaiton leadership, Jacqui was awarded Senior Fellow Higher Educaiton Academy in 2023. 

Research interests

  • Aged Care
  • Chronic illness
  • Community health
  • Healthcare services
  • Informal carer support

Community service

  • Australian Association of Gerontology, Vic Branc Committee
  • Australian College of Nursing
  • Sigma Theta Tau member

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Education/Academic qualification

Nursing, Doctor of Philosophy, Improving older people’s experience in transitional care: co-design of TRANSITION, Deakin University

Award Date: 31 Oct 2017

Higher education, Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University

Award Date: 30 Nov 2010

Psychology, Master of Psychology (Counselling Psychology), Swinburne University of Technology

Award Date: 30 Nov 2005

Psychology, Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Deakin University

Award Date: 30 Nov 2001

Social Theory, Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Melbourne

Award Date: 30 Nov 1996

Nursing, Diploma of Applied Science Nursing, Lincoln Institute

Award Date: 2 Dec 1987

Research area keywords

  • Transitional care
  • Shared decision-making
  • Community aged care
  • Avoidance of ow value healthcare

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