Debra K Creedy

Summary

Affiliation: Griffith University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Elective cesarean section and decision making: a critical review of the literature
    Chris McCourt
    Centre for Research in Midwifery and Childbirth, Thames Valley University, London, United Kingdom
    Birth 34:65-79. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Boosting morale and improving performance in the nursing setting
    Peta Stapleton
    School of Nursing, Griffith University, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 15:811-6. 2007
  3. pmc Effective suckling in relation to naked maternal-infant body contact in the first hour of life: an observation study
    Ruth M Cantrill
    Metro South Hospital and Health Service, Queensland Health, PO Box 7254, Redland Bay, Queensland 4165, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:20. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a Web-enhanced bachelor of nursing curriculum: perspectives of third-year students
    Debra K Creedy
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith Health, Griffith University, PMB 50 Gold Coast Mail Centre, Queensland 9726, Australia
    J Nurs Educ 46:460-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of psychosocial support groups by parents who have a child with diabetes: a needs analysis
    Debra K Creedy
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University
    Collegian 12:28-32. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Using a critical reflection process to create an effective learning community in the workplace
    Rachel Walker
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith Institute of Health and Medical Research, Griffith University, Nathan, 4111, Queensland Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 33:504-11. 2013
  7. pmc Study protocol for reducing childbirth fear: a midwife-led psycho-education intervention
    Jennifer Fenwick
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Logan Campus, University Drive, Meadowbrook, QLD 4131, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:190. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Characteristics of leadership that influence clinical learning: a narrative review
    Rachel Walker
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith Institute of Health and Medical Research, Griffith University, Nathan, 4111, Queensland, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 31:743-56. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Australian midwives' attitudes towards care for women with emotional distress
    Cindy J Jones
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia
    Midwifery 28:216-21. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Australian midwives' awareness and management of antenatal and postpartum depression
    Cindy J Jones
    Griffith University, School of Nursing and Midwifery Nathan Campus, 170 Kesssels Road, Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia
    Women Birth 25:23-8. 2012

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Elective cesarean section and decision making: a critical review of the literature
    Chris McCourt
    Centre for Research in Midwifery and Childbirth, Thames Valley University, London, United Kingdom
    Birth 34:65-79. 2007
    ..The objective of this article was to critically review the research literature concerning women's preference or request for elective cesarean section published since that critiqued by Gamble and Creedy in 2000...
  2. ncbi request reprint Boosting morale and improving performance in the nursing setting
    Peta Stapleton
    School of Nursing, Griffith University, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 15:811-6. 2007
    ..These include: role preparation for managers, understanding internal and external motivation, fostering internal motivation in nursing staff, and the importance of attitude when investing in relationships...
  3. pmc Effective suckling in relation to naked maternal-infant body contact in the first hour of life: an observation study
    Ruth M Cantrill
    Metro South Hospital and Health Service, Queensland Health, PO Box 7254, Redland Bay, Queensland 4165, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:20. 2014
    ..Few studies have closely observed the implementation of these guidelines in practice. We sought to evaluate these practices on suckling achievement within the first hour after birth...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluating a Web-enhanced bachelor of nursing curriculum: perspectives of third-year students
    Debra K Creedy
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith Health, Griffith University, PMB 50 Gold Coast Mail Centre, Queensland 9726, Australia
    J Nurs Educ 46:460-7. 2007
    ..Students with good IT skills are more likely to perceive Web-enhanced material as useful...
  5. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of psychosocial support groups by parents who have a child with diabetes: a needs analysis
    Debra K Creedy
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University
    Collegian 12:28-32. 2005
    ..Support groups need to address both content and practical issues for enhanced support and empowerment of families...
  6. doi request reprint Using a critical reflection process to create an effective learning community in the workplace
    Rachel Walker
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith Institute of Health and Medical Research, Griffith University, Nathan, 4111, Queensland Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 33:504-11. 2013
    ..The four-step model of critical reflection allowed participants to reflect on clinical learning issues, and raise them in a safe environment that enabled topics to be challenged and explored in a shared and cooperative manner...
  7. pmc Study protocol for reducing childbirth fear: a midwife-led psycho-education intervention
    Jennifer Fenwick
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Logan Campus, University Drive, Meadowbrook, QLD 4131, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:190. 2013
    ..There have been few well-designed intervention studies that test interventions to address women's childbirth fear, support normal birth, and diminish the possibility of a negative birth experience...
  8. doi request reprint Characteristics of leadership that influence clinical learning: a narrative review
    Rachel Walker
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith Institute of Health and Medical Research, Griffith University, Nathan, 4111, Queensland, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 31:743-56. 2011
    ..The review has raised some suggestions for future research aimed at examining the impact of a leadership capacity building intervention that supports clinical learning...
  9. doi request reprint Australian midwives' attitudes towards care for women with emotional distress
    Cindy J Jones
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia
    Midwifery 28:216-21. 2012
    ..to assess Australian midwives' attitudes towards caring for women with emotional distress and their perceptions of the extent to which workplace policies and processes hindered such care...
  10. doi request reprint Australian midwives' awareness and management of antenatal and postpartum depression
    Cindy J Jones
    Griffith University, School of Nursing and Midwifery Nathan Campus, 170 Kesssels Road, Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia
    Women Birth 25:23-8. 2012
    ..The detection of maternal depression can be improved with routine screening. This practice is expected to be integrated into midwifery practice under the Australia National Perinatal Depression Initiative...
  11. ncbi request reprint A counselling model for postpartum women after distressing birth experiences
    Jenny Gamble
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Logan Campus Meadowbrook, Queensland 4131, Australia
    Midwifery 25:e21-30. 2009
    ..to describe the development and application of a brief counselling intervention for women who have experienced a traumatic birth...
  12. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a psycho-education intervention by midwives in reducing childbirth fear in pregnant women
    Jocelyn Toohill
    Griffith Health Institute, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Birth 41:384-94. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to test an antenatal psycho-education intervention by midwives in reducing women's childbirth fear...
  13. ncbi request reprint How midwives learn about breastfeeding
    Ruth M Cantrill
    School of Nursing, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland
    Aust J Midwifery 16:11-6. 2003
    ..The development of national standards for course accreditation on lactation and infant feeding by ACMI, Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) and Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) would be a useful quality measure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Women's expectations of maternity services: a community-based survey
    Jenny Gamble
    Research Centre for Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Logan Campus Meadowbrook, Queensland 4131, Australia
    Women Birth 20:115-20. 2007
    ..Examining women's preferences for maternity care is overdue. Understanding women's preferences and re-orienting services to meet their expectations is critical to improving health outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint A review of the literature on debriefing or non-directive counselling to prevent postpartum emotional distress
    Jenny A Gamble
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Health, Griffith University, Nathan Campus, Kessels Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4111, Australia
    Midwifery 18:72-9. 2002
    ..Debriefing and non-directive counselling have been used as early interventions to reduce the prevalence of depression and post-traumatic stress...
  16. doi request reprint Factors associated with childbirth self-efficacy in Australian childbearing women
    Lianne Schwartz
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, University Drive, Meadowbrook, QLD, 4131, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 15:465. 2015
    ..Childbirth confidence is an important marker of women's coping abilities during labour and birth. This study investigated socio-demographic, obstetric and psychological factors affecting self-efficacy in childbearing women...
  17. pmc Prevalence of childbirth fear in an Australian sample of pregnant women
    Jocelyn Toohill
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Logan Campus, University Drive, Meadowbrook, QLD 4131, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:275. 2014
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  18. doi request reprint Australian midwives' knowledge of antenatal and postpartum depression: a national survey
    Cindy J Jones
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland, Australia
    J Midwifery Womens Health 56:353-61. 2011
    ..This study assessed Australian midwives' levels of knowledge and learning needs regarding antenatal depression and postpartum depression...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mentor evaluation of a year-long mentorship program: a quality improvement initiative
    Mary Ann van Eps
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffth University, Brisbane, Australia
    Collegian 13:26-30. 2006
    ..Their vision and commitment to nursing was also evident in the perceived benefits of the program for the profession...
  20. doi request reprint Midwives' perceptions of organisational structures and processes influencing their ability to provide caseload care to socially disadvantaged and vulnerable women
    Jane Menke
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Centre for Health Practice Innovation HPI, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, University Drive, Meadowbrook, Queensland 4131, Australia Electronic address
    Midwifery 30:1096-103. 2014
    ..This study examined midwives' perceptions of organisational structures and processes of care when working in a caseload model (Midwifery Group Practice MGP) for socially disadvantaged and vulnerable childbearing women...
  21. doi request reprint Using root cause analysis to promote critical thinking in final year Bachelor of Midwifery students
    Amanda G Carter
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia Electronic address
    Nurse Educ Today 34:1018-23. 2014
    ..Analysis of actual case scenarios using root cause analysis may foster students' critical thinking and application of 'best practice' principles in complex clinical situations...
  22. doi request reprint Thai women's experience of intimate partner violence during the perinatal period: a case study analysis
    Amornrat Sricamsuk Saito
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 11:382-7. 2009
    ..The study highlights the neglect of women's rights by police and community leaders, the attribution of blame to women, and their perceived sense of powerlessness and a lack of knowledge about the available resources...
  23. doi request reprint Promoting a positive transition to parenthood: a randomized clinical trial of couple relationship education
    W Kim Halford
    Griffith University, Gold Coast, Mt Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia
    Prev Sci 11:89-100. 2010
    ..Mean parenting stress reflected positive adjustment to parenthood with no differences between BAP and CCP. CCP shows promise as a brief program that can enhance couple communication and women's adjustment to parenthood...
  24. ncbi request reprint An Australian study of midwives' breast-feeding knowledge
    Ruth M Cantrill
    Faculty of Nursing and Health, Griffith University, Kessels Road, Nathan, 4305 Queensland, Australia
    Midwifery 19:310-7. 2003
    ..To investigate midwives' breast-feeding knowledge, assess associations between knowledge and role, and report on the validity and reliability of the Breast-feeding Knowledge Questionnaire for the Australian context...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychometric characteristics of the breastfeeding self-efficacy scale: data from an Australian sample
    Debra K Creedy
    Centre for Practice Innovation in Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
    Res Nurs Health 26:143-52. 2003
    ....
  26. doi request reprint A critical review of vaginal birth rates after a primary Caesarean in Queensland hospitals
    Jocelyn Toohill
    Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, QLD 4131, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 37:642-8. 2013
    ..There is relatively little information on the extent to which maternal preference, birthing decisions and outcomes match best available evidence...
  27. doi request reprint Exploration of the family's role and strengths after a young woman is diagnosed with breast cancer: views of women and their families
    Elisabeth Coyne
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University Logan Campus, University Drive Meadowbrook, Queensland 4131, Australia
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 16:124-30. 2012
    ..This exploratory descriptive study examined the role and strengths of the family when supporting the younger woman (<50 years) after a diagnosis of breast cancer. The perspectives of women and family members were sought...
  28. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of acute posttraumatic stress disorder after intensive care
    Karen Wallen
    Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Crit Care 17:534-43; quiz 544. 2008
    ..Admission to intensive care is often a sudden and unexpected event precipitated by a life-threatening condition, 2 determinants thought to influence the development of posttraumatic stress disorder...
  29. doi request reprint Maternal role development: the impact of maternal distress and social support following childbirth
    Elizabeth N Emmanuel
    Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
    Midwifery 27:265-72. 2011
    ..to explore the relationship between maternal role development (MRD), maternal distress (MD) and social support following childbirth...
  30. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding duration in an Australian population: the influence of modifiable antenatal factors
    Rosemary J Blyth
    Royal Women s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia
    J Hum Lact 20:30-8. 2004
    ..7% vs 87.5%). Similarly, mothers with high breastfeeding self-efficacy were more likely to be breastfeeding compared to mothers with low self-efficacy (79.3% vs 50.0%)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Student evaluations of a year-long mentorship program: a quality improvement initiative
    Mary Ann van Eps
    Staff Development, The Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 26:519-24. 2006
    ..The benefits of mentorship were derived from a long term, supportive relationship with the same registered nurse who was committed to the student's professional development...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effect of maternal confidence on breastfeeding duration: an application of breastfeeding self-efficacy theory
    Rosemary Blyth
    Royal Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Birth 29:278-84. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of maternal confidence (breastfeeding self-efficacy) on breastfeeding duration...
  33. ncbi request reprint Women's views of registered nurses as Papanicolaou smear providers: a pilot study
    Leane Christie
    Queensland Cervical Screening Program, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland
    Contemp Nurse 20:159-68. 2005
    ..This pilot study assessed women's attitudes towards RNs as providers...
  34. ncbi request reprint Developing critical appraisal skills using a review of the evidence for postpartum debriefing
    Debra K Creedy
    Faculty of Nursing and Health, Griffith University, Kessels Road, Nathan, Brisbane
    Aust J Midwifery 15:3-9. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Domestic violence. Screening can be made acceptable to women
    Joan Webster
    BMJ 325:44. 2002