T A Dwyer
Affiliation: Central Queensland University
- Inviting family to be present during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Impact of educationTrudy Dwyer
Building 18 1 35 Rockhampton, CQUniversity Australia, Bruce Highway, Rockhampton, Qld 4702, Australia Electronic address
Nurse Educ Pract 16:274-9. 2016..A purposive sample of 29 HCP from an acute care hospital participated in this quasi-experimental study. 18 of the original 29 HCP completed both the education package and the post-test questionnaire...
- Advanced life simulation: High-fidelity simulation without the high technologyTrudy Dwyer
Central Queensland University, Rockhampton Campus, Australia Electronic address
Nurse Educ Pract 15:430-6. 2015..In conclusion, this innovative simulation modality offers a viable alternative for resuscitation training. ..
- The write stuff: A proactive approach to increasing academics' writing skills and outcomesTrudy Dwyer
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Central Queensland University, Australia Electronic address
Nurse Educ Pract 15:321-6. 2015..This paper discusses a novel intervention which aimed to seed the beginnings of a flourishing scholarly community at a regional Queensland University. The paper also presents qualitative and quantitative evaluation data. ..
- Predictors of public support for family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A population based studyTrudy A Dwyer
Central Queensland University Australia, Building 18 Rockhampton, Bruce Highway, Rockhampton, QLD 4702 Australia Electronic address
Int J Nurs Stud 52:1064-70. 2015..The aim of this population based study was to identify factors that predict public support for having family present during cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
- The development of an internet-based outpatient cardiac rehabilitation intervention: a Delphi studyCorneel Vandelanotte
Centre for Physical Activity Studies, Institute for Health and Social Sciences Research, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton 4702, Australia
BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:27. 2010..Only a very limited number of Internet-based OCR programs have been developed and evaluated. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to identify issues that are relevant to the development of an Internet-based OCR intervention...
- In-hospital use of automated external defibrillators does not improve survivalTrudy A Dwyer
Institute Health and Social Science Research, School Nursing and Midwifery, Rockhampton CQUniversity Australia, Queensland 4700, Australia
Aust Crit Care 24:210-2. 2011..Overall the authors concluded that the use of AEDs in hospitalised patients following cardiac arrest was not associated with improved survival...
- Comparison of mental health nurses' attitudes towards smoking and smoking behaviourTrudy Dwyer
Department of Health Innovation, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 18:424-33. 2009..Participants who smoked perceived that their smoking status assisted in facilitating interactions with consumers (P < 0.001). The findings have implications for the health promotion activities of mental health nurses...
- Public support for anti-smoking legislation varies with smoking statusTrudy Dwyer
Department of Sciences, Engineering and Health, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 16:231-6. 2008..The aims of the study were to describe smoking behaviours and associations between smoking behaviour and agreement with current anti-smoking laws...
- Psychological factors inhibit family members' confidence to initiate CPRTrudy Dwyer
Faculty of Science Health and Engineering, Central Queensland University, Australia
Prehosp Emerg Care 12:157-61. 2008..This study sought to better understand the psychological barriers to family-initiated CPR and to determine whether sociodemographic variables are influential...
- Nurse-initiated defibrillation? Reality or rhetoricTrudy Dwyer
Nursing and Health Studies, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Nurs Crit Care 12:270-7. 2007....
- Evaluation of the 12-hour shift trial in a regional intensive care unitTrudy Dwyer
Nursing and Health Studies, Central Queensland University and Intensive Care Unit, Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton, Australia
J Nurs Manag 15:711-20. 2007..Given the shortage of critical care nurses, emphasis has been placed upon improving their working lives through the implementation of flexible work hours...
- Nurses' behaviour regarding CPR and the theories of reasoned action and planned behaviourTrudy Dwyer
Building 18 Central Queensland University, Bruce Highway, Rockhampton 4702, Queensland, Australia
Resuscitation 52:85-90. 2002..Attitudes of individual nurses may influence the speed and level of involvement in true emergency situations. This paper uses the theories of reasoned action and planned behaviour to examine some behavioural issues with CPR involvement...
- The benefits and use of shock advisory defibrillators in hospitalsTrudy Dwyer
School of Nursing and Health Studies, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 10:86-92. 2004..This paper explores the use of automatic external defibrillators, their relationship to the associated defibrillator waveforms and the benefits of their use by registered nurses within the hospital setting...
- Defibrillation beliefs of rural nurses: focus group discussions guided by the Theory of Planned BehaviourT A Dwyer
Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Rural Remote Health 5:322. 2005..The purpose of this study was to elicit a beginning understanding of the defibrillation beliefs of rural nurses...
- The 'realities' of part-time nursing: a grounded theory studyLynn N Jamieson
Clinical Improvement, Central Queensland Health Service District, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia
J Nurs Manag 16:883-92. 2008..To develop a theory that explains the 'realities' of part-time nursing...
- Clinical placements for undergraduate nursing students: an educators' guideKerry Reid-Searl
School of Nursing and Health Studies, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton
Aust Nurs J 12:21-3. 2005
- Implications of excess weight on mental wellbeingJodie Morris
Institute for Health and Social Science Research, CQ University Australia, Bruce Highway, Rockhampton, Qld 4702, Australia
Aust Health Rev 34:368-74. 2010..To assess differences in perceived health-related quality of life among individuals who are normal weight, overweight and obese in the general population, with particular emphasis on mental health...
- Development and process evaluation of an internet-based physical activity behaviour change programRebekah Steele
School of Health and Human Performance, Central Queensland University, Australia
Patient Educ Couns 67:127-36. 2007....
- Recognising our role: improved confidence of general nurses providing care to young people with a mental illness in a rural paediatric unitLorna Moxham
Institute for Health and Social Science Research, CQUniversity Australia, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia
J Clin Nurs 19:1434-42. 2010..To implement and evaluate strategies suggested by general nurses to improve management of children and adolescents with mental health problems admitted to a paediatric unit of a general hospital...
- Review of triage reform: the case for national consensus on a single triage scale for clients with a mental illness in Australian emergency departmentsMarc Broadbent
Central Queensland University, Noosaville BC, QLD, Australia
J Clin Nurs 19:712-5. 2010..The aim of this paper is to examine the use of mental health triage scales in Australian emergency departments (EDs) and to explore the use of the Australasian Triage Scale (ATS) with existing mental health triage scales...
- Promoting mental health care in a rural paediatric unit through participatory action researchBrenda Happell
Department of Health Innovations and Institute for Health and Social Science Research, CQUniversity, Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton, Queensland 4701, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 17:155-60. 2009..To explore, advance and evaluate mental health practices in a rural general paediatric unit through participatory action research...
- Caring for children with complex emotional and psychological disorders: experiences of nurses in a rural paediatric unitKerry Reid-Searl
Department of Health Innovation, CQ University, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia
J Clin Nurs 18:3441-9. 2009..To explore the experiences of general nurses towards caring for children with mental health issues and to identify strategies to improve management of these children...
- The development and use of mental health triage scales in AustraliaMarc Broadbent
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Health, Department of Health Innovation, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:413-21. 2007..Consideration should be given to the introduction of a national approach to the use of a mental health triage scale in Australian emergency departments...
- The need for a new advanced nursing practice role for Australian adult critical care settingsLynn Jamieson
Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton, QLD
Aust Crit Care 15:139-45. 2002..The findings of this study provide new information that makes an important contribution to further exploration of advanced nursing practice role development for Australian adult critical care settings...
- Using the Internet to promote physical activity: a randomized trial of intervention delivery modesRebekah Steele
Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
J Phys Act Health 4:245-60. 2007..A growing number of the population are using the Internet for health information, such as physical activity (PA). The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of delivery modes for a behavior change program targeting PA...
- Human resource management strategies for the retention of nurses in acute care settings in hospitals in AustraliaPamela Hogan
Mackay Base Hospital, Mackay QLD, Australia
Contemp Nurse 24:189-99. 2007..Then why has the situation of nurse retention not improved? Possible reasons for the continued nurse shortage and the promise of strategic HRM in addressing nurse retention are discussed...
- Nurses' motivators to work part-timeLynn N Jamieson
Central Queensland Health Service District, Queensland
Collegian 14:13-9. 2007....
- Smokers' and women's beliefs on the risk of children becoming smokers if parents are smokersJulie Bradshaw
Aust N Z J Public Health 31:291-2. 2007