Caryn West

Summary

Affiliation: James Cook University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Study protocol - resilience in individuals and families coping with the impacts of alcohol related injuries in remote indigenous communities: a mixed method study
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, PO Box 6811, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:479. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Accidental insider: living the PhD study
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, PO Box 6811, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    Collegian 20:61-5. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Pyschometric testing of the Family Impact of Pain Scale using a sample of families in Australia
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Nurse Res 20:6-12. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Chronic pain and the family: the experience of the partners of people living with chronic pain
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 21:3352-60. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Resilience in families with a member with chronic pain: a mixed methods study
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 21:3532-45. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Unfolding case studies in pre-registration nursing education: lessons learned
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 32:576-80. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The meaning of resilience to persons living with chronic pain: an interpretive qualitative inquiry
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 21:1284-92. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Family resilience: towards a new model of chronic pain management
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery et Nutrition, James Cook University, Building A2 Smithfield Campus, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    Collegian 18:3-10. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Preparedness for and impact of tropical cyclone Yasi in North Queensland, Australia
    Kim Usher
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns Queensland, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 28:272-8. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Translation, cultural adaptation, and psychometric testing of the environmental distress scale with indonesian survivors of a volcanic eruption
    Sri Warsini
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, Australia
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 8:229-38. 2014

Collaborators

  • Kim Foster
  • Lee Stewart
  • Jane Mills
  • Kim Usher
  • Sri Warsini
  • Cindy Woods
  • Petra Buettner
  • Helen Boon
  • Jennifer Chamberlain-Salaun
  • Grad Dip Ed Tt
  • Grad Cert Res Meth
  • Marie McAuliffe
  • Jane Millis
  • Jo Conaglen
  • Silina Waqa
  • David Lindsay
  • Matt Mason
  • Renee Henry
  • Michelle Redman-MacLaren
  • Mary MacManus
  • Julianne Hall
  • Beverley Glass
  • JOSEPH GRASSO
  • Lawrence H Brown

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Study protocol - resilience in individuals and families coping with the impacts of alcohol related injuries in remote indigenous communities: a mixed method study
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, PO Box 6811, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    BMC Public Health 14:479. 2014
    ..The research will explore in detail the long-term impact of this kind of injury on individuals, families and communities...
  2. ncbi request reprint Accidental insider: living the PhD study
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, PO Box 6811, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    Collegian 20:61-5. 2013
    ..The advantages and disadvantages of being an insider within the context of the phenomenon of study are discussed along with the challenges and implications for a researcher 'living their PhD research'...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pyschometric testing of the Family Impact of Pain Scale using a sample of families in Australia
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Nurse Res 20:6-12. 2012
    ..To test the psychometric properties of the Family Impact of Pain Scale (FIPS) using a sample of families resident in North Queensland...
  4. doi request reprint Chronic pain and the family: the experience of the partners of people living with chronic pain
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 21:3352-60. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of chronic pain on the partner and family of a person with chronic pain...
  5. doi request reprint Resilience in families with a member with chronic pain: a mixed methods study
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 21:3532-45. 2012
    ..To measure and explore between 2007-2010 measure and explore the nature of family resilience in the context of families with a member with chronic pain...
  6. doi request reprint Unfolding case studies in pre-registration nursing education: lessons learned
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 32:576-80. 2012
    ..Lessons learned from implementing an unfolding case study are discussed in this paper...
  7. doi request reprint The meaning of resilience to persons living with chronic pain: an interpretive qualitative inquiry
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 21:1284-92. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the meaning of resilience, or adaptation in the face of adversity, to people living with chronic pain...
  8. ncbi request reprint Family resilience: towards a new model of chronic pain management
    Caryn West
    School of Nursing, Midwifery et Nutrition, James Cook University, Building A2 Smithfield Campus, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    Collegian 18:3-10. 2011
    ..Further research into the effectiveness of this approach to nursing care is required to develop specific implementation strategies for working with families experiencing chronic health conditions such as chronic pain...
  9. doi request reprint Preparedness for and impact of tropical cyclone Yasi in North Queensland, Australia
    Kim Usher
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns Queensland, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 28:272-8. 2013
    ..Aim The aim of this study was to examine preparation for this impending natural disaster by residents of the affected regions, and to identify the residents' resource losses and symptoms of psychological distress following TC Yasi...
  10. ncbi request reprint Translation, cultural adaptation, and psychometric testing of the environmental distress scale with indonesian survivors of a volcanic eruption
    Sri Warsini
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, Australia
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 8:229-38. 2014
    ..We developed, translated, and tested an Indonesian version of the Environmental Distress Scale (EDS) for use as a tool to reliably measure environmental distress related to environmental damage in Indonesia...
  11. doi request reprint 'Putting it together': unfolding case studies and high-fidelity simulation in the first-year of an undergraduate nursing curriculum
    Jane Mills
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, PO Box 6811, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia Electronic address
    Nurse Educ Pract 14:12-7. 2014
    ..Additionally, analysis of interview data provides qualitative evidence to support the value of the learning experience for students and academics, and students desire to participate more frequently in simulation sessions. ..
  12. doi request reprint Motivations to nurse: an exploration of what motivates students in Pacific Island countries to enter nursing
    Kim Usher
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 19:447-54. 2013
    ..In a time of health and nursing workforce shortages, developing a deeper understanding of what drives people can be used to improve recruitment strategies in the future. ..
  13. pmc "Out of our control": living through Cyclone Yasi
    Cindy Woods
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia
    Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being 9:19821. 2014
    ..This highlights the central role of others during the recovery process and underlines the importance of promoting and facilitating social support to aid recovery post disaster. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial impact of natural disasters among adult survivors: an integrative review
    Sri Warsini
    James Cook University, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Nutrition, Cairns, Australia
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 35:420-36. 2014
    ..Mental health nurses have a significant role to play in supporting survivors and can assist with the development of resilience in community members. ..
  15. doi request reprint Rate of prescription of antidepressant and anxiolytic drugs after Cyclone Yasi in North Queensland
    Kim Usher
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:519-23. 2012
    ..Therefore, an increase in the prescription of antidepressants and anxiolytics could be an indicator of general psychological distress in the community...