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Personal profile

Biography

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Teaching

  • Disaster and Emergency Nursing Management
  • Research

Research Interests

Associate Professor Virginia Plummer has a conjoint appointment at Peninsula Health where she facilitates nursing and midwifery clinical research between the heath service and the School of Nursing and Midwifery, provides clinical leadership for staff and students and engages with other disciplines in research, teaching, professional activities and policy development.

Virginia is currently supervising local and international research honours, masters and PhD students in the areas of emergency and disaster nursing, intensive care nursing, nursing informatics, midwifery, health service evaluation and associated policy. Her hospital management experience includes directorship in public and private sectors and board membership of several health care organizations. 

Accredited Level 2 Supervisor

Preferred Research Methodologies

  • Mixed methods
Virginia was project manager for the Australian Research Council Linkage Grant "Enhancing patient management at point of care using electronic clinical pathways". http://infotech.monash.edu/research/groups/mhrg/projects/lp0989160.html

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, Royal College of Nursing Australia
  • Fellow, Australian College of Health Service Management
  • Executive member, Nursing Section, World Association Disaster and Emergency Medicine
  • Member, Oceania Chapter, World Association Disaster and Emergency Medicine
  • Chair, Human Research Ethics Committee, Peninsula Health
  • Member, College of Emergency Nursing Australasia
  • Board of Directors Sigma Theta Thau Honor Society Victoria and Tasmania
  • Associate Editor BMC Nursing
  • Nursing Advisory Board Member, Elsevier Australia and New Zealand
  • International Advisory Board, International Emergency Nursing Editorial Board
  • Practitioner Member, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

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Projects 2004 2018

Research Output 2005 2019

Bronchodilator responsiveness as a success predictor for bronchial thermoplasty

Langton, D., Ing, A., Fielding, D., Wang, W., Plummer, V. & Thien, F., Jan 2019, In : Respirology. 24, 1, p. 63-67 5 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., 29 Oct 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Emergency Nursing. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bronchial thermoplasty reduces gas trapping in severe asthma

Langton, D., Ing, A., Bennetts, K., Wang, W., Farah, C., Peters, M., Plummer, V. & Thien, F., 24 Sep 2018, In : BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 18, 1, 7 p., 155.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Burnout and its association with resilience in nurses: A cross-sectional study

Guo, Y. F., Luo, Y., Lam, L., Cross, W., Plummer, V. & Zhang, J. P., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 27, 1-2, p. 441-449 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Clinical deterioration of ward patients in the presence of antecedents: A systematic review and narrative synthesis

Al-Moteri, M., Plummer, V., Cooper, S. & Symmons, M., 4 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Australian Critical Care. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Activities 2012 2014

  • 3 Thesis Examination

SUPERVISION - MASTER OF NURSING - complete - Thesis Title: The effectiveness of disaster education for nurses and other healthcare providers: A systematic review 

Virginia Margaret Plummer (Supervisor), Kelli Innes (Supervisor)
1 Jul 20141 Jul 2015

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination

SUPERVISION - MASTER OF NURSING - complete - Thesis Title: Perceptions of preparedness among nurses for disaster management in Saudi Arabia.

Virginia Margaret Plummer (Supervisor), Kelli Innes (Supervisor), Beverley Copnell (Supervisor)
1 Feb 20121 Jul 2013

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination

SUPERVISION - MASTER OF NURSING - complete - Thesis Title: Occupational stress among emergency department nurses in Saudi Arabia.

Virginia Margaret Plummer (Supervisor), Kelli Innes (Supervisor)
1 Feb 20123 Jun 2013

Activity: Examination typesThesis Examination