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Personal profile


Kelli has more than 15 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. She is currently teaches into year 3 of the BN and the emergency nursing stream of the Master of Advanced Clinical Nursing.

Kelli completed her PhD in 2019 which explored the the waiting room nurse role in Emergency Departments.  

Research Interests

Kelli is currently involved in several projects relating to emergency department care and educational research.

Supervision interests

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


Current Supervision:

Research Project: Simulation for practice of crisis in the perioperative environment – A qualitative study exploring Registered Nurses’ experience, value and insight using nontechnical skills

Research Project: Engagement of undergraduate nursing students in simulation

Research Project: The enablers and barriers to the integration of EMR into interdisciplinary healthcare professional practice


Completed supervisions:

Honours: Use of diuretics in APO patients

Minor thesis: Primary School Nurse’ perceptions and practices of family-centred care

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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Research Output

Practice priorities for acute care nursing: A Delphi study

Connell, C. J., Plummer, V., Crawford, K., Endacott, R., Foley, P., Griffiths, D. L., Innes, K., Schwerdtle, P. N., Walker, L. E. & Morphet, J., 12 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Workplace violence: Examination of the tensions between duty of care, worker safety, and zero tolerance

Beattie, J., Innes, K., Griffiths, D. & Morphet, J., Jul 2020, In : Health Care Management Review. 45, 3, p. E13-E22 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

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

2 Citations (Scopus)


  • 10 Thesis Examination
  • 2 Contribution to conference
  • 2 External research organisation, centre or institute
  • 2 Non-HDR Supervisions

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

International Conference for Emergency Nursing 2018

Kelli Innes (Organiser)


Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Efficacy of frusemide in acute pulmonary oedema: A systematic literature review

Kelli Innes (Supervisor), & Julia Morphet (Supervisor)


Activity: Other Teaching Engagements and non-HDR SupervisionsNon-HDR Supervisions