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Karen Missen

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Biography

Since April 2007, Karen has been employed full-time as a lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, where she currently teaches high acuity clinical skills and community nursing to third year undergraduate nursing students. Her clinical background is varied but she has post graduate qualifications as an Intensive Care Nurse, with significant expertise in critical care nursing and clinical education. She has worked in both metropolitan and rural hospitals as well spending time as a district nurse in the rural community.

Over the last five years whilst Karen has been employed at Monash University she has been a co-researcher on numerous research projects taking on various aspects of research including; writing ethics and grant applications, interviewing participants, data analysis, coding and thematic analysis, writing final reports and papers, liaising with industry partners, video elicitation, feedback, auditing and many other aspects of research. Karen completed her PhD focusing on the work-readiness of nursing graduates in 2016.

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Projects 2011 2012

Managing patient deterioration: rural hospital skills

Cooper, S., Buykx, P., Cant, R., Champion, R., Endacott, R., Kinsman, L., McConnell-Henry, T. E., Missen, K., Porter, J. & Scholes, J.

West Gippsland Healthcare Group

5/12/115/12/12

Project: Research

Research Output 2011 2018

Adult Deterioration Detection System (ADDS): An evaluation of the impact on MET and Code blue activations in a regional healthcare service

Missen, K., Porter, J. E., Raymond, A., de Vent, K. & Larkins, J. A., 1 Apr 2018, In : Collegian. 25, 2, p. 157-161 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Are we there yet? Graduate readiness for practice, assessment and final examinations

Missen, K., McKenna, L. & Beauchamp, A., Apr 2018, In : Collegian. 25, 2, p. 227-230 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Graduate Nurse Program Coordinators' perspectives on graduate nurse programs in Victoria, Australia: A descriptive qualitative approach

Missen, K., McKenna, L. & Beauchamp, A., 1 Jun 2016, In : Collegian. 23, 2, p. 201-208 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Qualified nurses' perceptions of nursing graduates' abilities vary according to specific demographic and clinical characteristics. A descriptive quantitative study

Missen, K., McKenna, L., Beauchamp, A. & Larkins, J. A., 1 Oct 2016, In : Nurse Education Today. 45, p. 108-113 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Qualified nurses' rate new nursing graduates as lacking skills in key clinical areas

Missen, K., McKenna, L., Beauchamp, A. & Larkins, J. A., 1 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 25, 15-16, p. 2134-2143 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review