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Dr Marijke Mitchell has worked in the field of paediatric and child health nursing for 30 years.  Marijke holds postgraduate qualifications in paediatric nursing and paediatric intensive care nursing and a Master of Nursing (Research).  From 2004-2009, Marijke coordinated the Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Nursing (Child Health) at The University of Melbourne and has continued to teach at a postgraduate level.  Marijke's PhD research involved the development and evaluation of a simulation-based training program for acute care staff managing behavioural emergencies in children with autism.  Currently Marijke works as a postdoctoral research fellow in Department of Paediatrics at Monash University and a Simulation Educator for Monash Children's Simulation. Marijke's research interests primarily include the evaluation of simulation-based education for training paediatric clinicians in the acute hospital and low resource settings.

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

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 20 Aug 2021

MN (Research), University of Melbourne

Award Date: 1 Dec 2005

PGD - Adv Clin Nurs - Paed Intens Care, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 1 Dec 1996

PGD- Adv Clin Nurs - Paeds, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 1 Dec 1994

External positions

Monash Children's Simulation, Monash Health

6 Mar 2023 → …

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