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Personal profile

Biography

Teaching

Katrina is the Convenor of the Bachelor of Nursing (Peninsula) and the leader of two streams in in the 2018-2022 curriculum. Her primary interests in education palliative care, communication .and emotional presence development. Katrina has a long history of supporting palliative care curriculum development across the Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences, and delivery using state of the art national learning resources. Katrina is a member of the Faculty of Medicine Nursing & Health Sciences Collaborative Care Curriculum group generating opportunities for interprofessional student learning. Katrina developed a novel Peer Support Program enabling experienced Nursing and Midwifery students to support other students navigating the complexities of study and university life, which is now part of a faculty-wide program.

Research

Katrina has been researching in the area of access and equity of access to palliative care since 2008. She was lead researcher in a National Health and Medical Research Council grant examining access of paramedics to palliative care knowledge, skill and services. More recently, Katrina’s research has examined the issues and barriers related to homeless populations’ access to palliative care. She is also involved in a number of educational evaluations related to learning and teaching interventions in nursing and midwifery. One of these significant projects is an interprofessional cultural empathy study to examine the effectiveness of simulation strategies in the development of learner skills and attitudes.

Katrina is active supervisor of students at Honours, Masters and PhD levels. Her students have interests in palliative care and homelessness, cultural empathy skill development and models of care and the perceptions of consumers.

Research methodology:

Critical Discourse Analysis, Mixed methods (quantitative and qualitative) and systematic review with meta-analysis and meta-synthesis.

Keywords

  • Palliative Care
  • Palliative Care for homeless persons
  • Nursing Education
  • Loss and Grief
  • Empathy

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Projects 2009 2021

Research Output 2007 2019

A Quantitative Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Oral Cholera Vaccine as a Reactive Measure in Cholera Outbreaks

Schwerdtle, P., Onekon, C. K. & Recoche, K., 1 Feb 2018, In : Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 33, 1, p. 2-6 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Experiences of gynecological cancer patients receiving care from specialist nurses: a qualitative systematic review

Cook, O., McIntyre, M., Recoche, K. & Lee, S., 1 Aug 2017, In : The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 15, 8, p. 2087-2112 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Professional nursing and midwifery practice: Units NUR1110, NUR1111, NUR1113.

Recoche, K. M., Buttigieg, H., Harder, K., Schwerdtle, T., Shimoinaba, K., Tighe, J. M., Walker, L. E. & Wilson, C. A., Feb 2017, 1 ed. Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier. 541 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

Prizes

Joan Harding Scholarship for post-graduate research

Katrina Recoche (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Joan Hardy Scholarship

Katrina Recoche (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2008 2020

  • 3 Peer review responsibility
  • 2 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Palliative Care Nurses Australia Conference

Katrina Recoche (Organiser)
3 May 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Progress in Palliative Care (Journal)

Katrina Recoche (Peer reviewer)
Jan 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Collegian (Royal College of Nursing, Australia) (Journal)

Katrina Recoche (Peer reviewer)
20162019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Death Studies (Journal)

Katrina Recoche (Peer reviewer)
20142019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Vice-President

Katrina Recoche (Member)
29 Aug 2014

Activity: External Academic EngagementSubmissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries