Gerald A Farrell
Affiliation: La Trobe University
- Workplace aggression, including bullying in nursing and midwifery: a descriptive survey (the SWAB study)Gerald A Farrell
Division of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Mental Health Professional Development and Research Unit, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
Int J Nurs Stud 49:1423-31. 2012..Workplace aggression remains an important source of distress among nurses and midwives and has negative effects on staff health, patient care and organisations' reputation and fiscal health...
- Scoping workplace aggression in nursing: findings from an Australian studyGerald A Farrell
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
J Adv Nurs 55:778-87. 2006..There is international concern about a perceived rise in occupational violence as a major worldwide public health problem, with associated financial costs...
- Using the WWW to teach undergraduate nurses clinical communicationGerald A Farrell
La Trobe University, Bundoora 3086, Victoria, Australia
Nurse Educ Today 27:427-35. 2007..Students who had readily available computer access, however, had better final grades. Also, students' grades were correlated with how often they accessed the Unit...
- Facing up to 'challenging behaviour': a model for training in staff-client interactionGerald A Farrell
Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
J Adv Nurs 66:1644-55. 2010..This paper draws on theory and evidence to develop a conceptual staff training model for the management of 'challenging behaviour'...
- Challenging behaviour: an action plan for education and trainingGerald A Farrell
Head, School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Contemp Nurse 34:110-8. 2009..Finally, the cost of training and the need for program evaluation are considered...
- Patient and visitor assault on nurses and midwives: An exploratory study of employer 'protective' factorsGerald A Farrell
School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 23:88-96. 2014..A higher occurrence of staff assault was associated with specific clinical settings, and being on rotation and on night duty. Findings point to important insights into factors associated with 'protection' for PVA. ..