Moira O'Connor

Summary

Affiliation: Curtin University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Exploring the dynamics of interdisciplinary palliative care teams in providing psychosocial care: "Everybody thinks that everybody can do it and they can't"
    Moira O'Connor
    WA Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care and Curtin Health and Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Palliat Med 14:191-6. 2011
  2. doi request reprint General Practitioners' experiences of bereavement care and their educational support needs: a qualitative study
    Moira O'Connor
    School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, WA Australia
    BMC Med Educ 14:59. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of anxiety and depression in palliative care patients with cancer in Western Australia and New South Wales
    Moira O'Connor
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care and Curtin Institute for Research Innovation
    Med J Aust 193:S44-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Exploring the community pharmacist's role in palliative care: focusing on the person not just the prescription
    Moira O'Connor
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth WA, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 83:458-64. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Acts of resistance: breaking the silence of grief following traffic crash fatalities
    Lauren J Breen
    Social Justice Research Centre, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    Death Stud 34:30-53. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Testing models of care for terminally ill people who live alone at home: is a randomised controlled trial the best approach?
    Samar M Aoun
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 21:181-90. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint The preparation of graduate health professionals for working with bereaved clients: an Australian perspective
    Lauren J Breen
    School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Omega (Westport) 66:313-32. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Development and pilot testing of a radiation therapist-led educational intervention for breast cancer patients prior to commencing radiotherapy
    Georgia K B Halkett
    WA Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University, Health Research Campus, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Oncol 8:e1-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Do models of care designed for terminally ill 'home alone' people improve their end-of-life experience? A patient perspective
    Samar Aoun
    The Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 20:599-606. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint The palliative care interdisciplinary team: where is the community pharmacist?
    Moira O'Connor
    J Palliat Med 14:7-11. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Exploring the dynamics of interdisciplinary palliative care teams in providing psychosocial care: "Everybody thinks that everybody can do it and they can't"
    Moira O'Connor
    WA Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care and Curtin Health and Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Palliat Med 14:191-6. 2011
    ..There has recently been a call for an analysis of the way in which professionals see their role and status in the context of palliative care and the interdisciplinary team. This is particularly salient in the provision of psychosocial care...
  2. doi request reprint General Practitioners' experiences of bereavement care and their educational support needs: a qualitative study
    Moira O'Connor
    School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, WA Australia
    BMC Med Educ 14:59. 2014
    ..We aimed to explore GPs' understandings of bereavement care and their education and professional development needs in relation to bereavement care...
  3. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of anxiety and depression in palliative care patients with cancer in Western Australia and New South Wales
    Moira O'Connor
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care and Curtin Institute for Research Innovation
    Med J Aust 193:S44-7. 2010
    ..To examine the prevalence and predictors of depression and anxiety in palliative care patients with cancer in Western Australia and New South Wales...
  4. doi request reprint Exploring the community pharmacist's role in palliative care: focusing on the person not just the prescription
    Moira O'Connor
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth WA, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 83:458-64. 2011
    ..Changes in health care provision have led to an emphasis on providing end of life care within the home. community pharmacists are well positioned to provide services to community-based palliative care patients and carers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Acts of resistance: breaking the silence of grief following traffic crash fatalities
    Lauren J Breen
    Social Justice Research Centre, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia
    Death Stud 34:30-53. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Testing models of care for terminally ill people who live alone at home: is a randomised controlled trial the best approach?
    Samar M Aoun
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 21:181-90. 2013
    ..However, the outcomes of the project have prompted changes in SCHCS practice when providing care to these patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint The preparation of graduate health professionals for working with bereaved clients: an Australian perspective
    Lauren J Breen
    School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Omega (Westport) 66:313-32. 2012
    ..The study provides an indication as to how future health professionals are prepared for grief and loss issues in their practice...
  8. doi request reprint Development and pilot testing of a radiation therapist-led educational intervention for breast cancer patients prior to commencing radiotherapy
    Georgia K B Halkett
    WA Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University, Health Research Campus, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Oncol 8:e1-8. 2012
    ..Pilot testing consisted of testing the intervention for appropriateness, feasibility and acceptance...
  9. doi request reprint Do models of care designed for terminally ill 'home alone' people improve their end-of-life experience? A patient perspective
    Samar Aoun
    The Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 20:599-606. 2012
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  10. ncbi request reprint The palliative care interdisciplinary team: where is the community pharmacist?
    Moira O'Connor
    J Palliat Med 14:7-11. 2011
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  11. ncbi request reprint How do specialist breast nurses help breast cancer patients at follow-up?
    Moyez Jiwa
    Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Collegian 17:143-9. 2010
    ..However, guidelines seldom take into account the nature of interactions between patients and health care professionals involved in hospital-based follow-up...
  12. doi request reprint Bridging the gaps in palliative care bereavement support: an international perspective
    Lauren J Breen
    a School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Death Stud 38:54-61. 2014
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  13. pmc Is dignity therapy feasible to enhance the end of life experience for people with motor neurone disease and their family carers?
    Brenda Bentley
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA, 6845, Australia
    BMC Palliat Care 11:18. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint The "specter" of cancer: Exploring secondary trauma for health professionals providing cancer support and counseling
    Lauren J Breen
    School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University
    Psychol Serv 11:60-7. 2014
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved). ..
  15. pmc Does smoking status affect the likelihood of consulting a doctor about respiratory symptoms? A pilot survey in Western Australia
    Moyez Jiwa
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 10:16. 2009
    ..Particular reference was made to smoking status and lung cancer...