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Personal profile


Kelli has more than 10 years experience in emergency nursing, working with both adults and children. Before commencing her lecturer role at Monash she worked as a clinical nurse educator in an emergency department for six years. She is currently teaches into year 3 of the BN and the emergency nursing stream of the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice.

Kelli is a PhD candidate exploring the the waiting room nurse role in Emergency Departments. She completed her Master of Nursing in 2007 with a thesis titled: "Triage Nurses' Perceptions of Their Educational Preparation"


Research Interests

Kelli is involved in several research projects including occupational violence in healthcare.

Supervision interests

Kelli has completed Level One supervision training and has experience supervising local and international students in Masters and Honours studies using quantitative and qualitative approaches.


Current Supervision:

Honours: Use of diuretics in APO patients


Completed supervisions:

Minor thesis: Patient safety in intensive care units in Saudi Arabia. Health professions perspective: A descriptive study

Research Project: Critical care nurses knowledge and confidence in recognising fatal dysrhythmia: a descriptive study

Minor thesis: The most effective method of disaster training for nurses

Honours: Paediatric pain management in the emergency department

Minor thesis: Nurses preparedness for disaster management in Saudi Arabia

Minor thesis: Occupational stress among emergency department nurses in Saudi Arabia



External positions

Education Director (Victorian Branch), College of Emergency Nursing Australasia

2014 → …

Member (Victorian Branch), College of Emergency Nursing Australasia

2010 → …

Research area keywords

  • Emergency Departments
  • Nursing
  • Paediatrics
  • Workforce and Education

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Projects 2014 2016

Research Output 2011 2019

A profile of the waiting room nurse in emergency departments: An online survey of Australian nurses exploring implementation and perceptions

Innes, K., Jackson, D., Plummer, V. & Elliott, D., Mar 2019, In : International Emergency Nursing. 43, p. 67-73 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The trouble with reporting and utilization of workplace violence data in health care

Morphet, J., Griffiths, D. & Innes, K., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Nursing Management. 27, 3, p. 592-598 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Workplace violence perpetrated by clients of health care: A need for safety and trauma-informed care

Beattie, J., Griffiths, D., Innes, K. & Morphet, J., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 28, 1-2, p. 116-124 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Emergency department waiting room nurses in practice: An observational study

Innes, K., Elliott, D., Plummer, V. & Jackson, D., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 27, 7-8, p. e1402-e1411 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2004 2017

  • 10 Thesis Examination
  • 2 Contribution to conference
  • 2 External research organisation, centre or institute

International Conference for Emergency Nursing 2018

Kelli Innes (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

SUPERVISION - MASTER OF NURSING - Under examination - Thesis Title: Primary School Nurses' perceptions and practices of family-centred care

Kelli Innes (Examiner), Katie Piper (Supervisor), Beverley Copnell (Supervisor)

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination

SUPERVISION - BACHELOR OF NURSING (HONOURS) - complete - Thesis Title: Use of diuretics in APO patients

Kelli Innes (Supervisor), Julia Morphet (Supervisor)

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination