Brett Williams

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint When pressure is positive: a literature review of the prehospital use of continuous positive airway pressure
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 28:52-60. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Measurement of empathy levels in undergraduate paramedic students
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 28:145-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Learning styles of undergraduate nutrition and dietetics students
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Building H, McMahons Rd, Frankston, VIC 3199, Australia
    J Allied Health 41:170-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint A Rasch and factor analysis of a Paramedic Graduate Attribute scale
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Eval Health Prof 35:148-68. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Australian paramedic graduate attributes: a pilot study using exploratory factor analysis
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
    Emerg Med J 27:794-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Can undergraduate paramedic and nursing students accurately estimate patient age and weight?
    Brett Williams
    Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 25:171-7. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Can interdisciplinary clinical DVD simulations transform clinical fieldwork education for paramedic, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and nursing students?
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University Peninsula Campus, McMahons Road, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
    J Allied Health 39:3-10. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Can undergraduate paramedic students accurately identify lung sounds?
    B Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, PO Box 527, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
    Emerg Med J 26:580-2. 2009
  9. pmc Case based learning--a review of the literature: is there scope for this educational paradigm in prehospital education?
    B Williams
    Monash University, Frankston Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 22:577-81. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Can DVD simulations provide an effective alternative for paramedic clinical placement education?
    B Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 26:377-81. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint When pressure is positive: a literature review of the prehospital use of continuous positive airway pressure
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 28:52-60. 2013
    ..Therefore the objective of this literature review was to identify the effectiveness of CPAP therapy in the prehospital environment...
  2. doi request reprint Measurement of empathy levels in undergraduate paramedic students
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 28:145-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to assess paramedics' empathy and attitudes toward patients with specific conditions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Learning styles of undergraduate nutrition and dietetics students
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Building H, McMahons Rd, Frankston, VIC 3199, Australia
    J Allied Health 41:170-6. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint A Rasch and factor analysis of a Paramedic Graduate Attribute scale
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Eval Health Prof 35:148-68. 2012
    ..The 7-factor PGAS produced a good fit to the Rasch Model and exhibited good reliability and unidimensionality, offering the Australian paramedic discipline a set of empirically based graduate attributes...
  5. doi request reprint Australian paramedic graduate attributes: a pilot study using exploratory factor analysis
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
    Emerg Med J 27:794-9. 2010
    ..Preparing future healthcare graduates for these expected changes therefore requires careful alignment of graduate attributes to core curriculum...
  6. ncbi request reprint Can undergraduate paramedic and nursing students accurately estimate patient age and weight?
    Brett Williams
    Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 25:171-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to identify whether undergraduate paramedic and nursing students were able to accurately estimate a patient's age and weight based on digital patient photos...
  7. ncbi request reprint Can interdisciplinary clinical DVD simulations transform clinical fieldwork education for paramedic, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and nursing students?
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University Peninsula Campus, McMahons Road, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
    J Allied Health 39:3-10. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Can undergraduate paramedic students accurately identify lung sounds?
    B Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, PO Box 527, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
    Emerg Med J 26:580-2. 2009
    ..The object of this study was to identify if undergraduate paramedic students from two Australian universities were able to interpret a variety of lung sounds accurately...
  9. pmc Case based learning--a review of the literature: is there scope for this educational paradigm in prehospital education?
    B Williams
    Monash University, Frankston Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 22:577-81. 2005
    ..This paper provides an examination of the literature exploring the major consistencies and inconsistencies, and reveals areas of potential future research for prehospital education institutions...
  10. doi request reprint Can DVD simulations provide an effective alternative for paramedic clinical placement education?
    B Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 26:377-81. 2009
    ..Qualitative data assessing if and how the DVD simulations had influenced paramedic students' clinical placement learning experiences were also collected via two focus groups (n = 6)...
  11. doi request reprint Can interprofessional education DVD simulations provide an alternative method for clinical placements in nursing?
    Brett Williams
    Monash University, Peninsula Campus, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, McMahons Road, Frankston 3199, Victoria, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 29:666-70. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Estimation of external blood loss by paramedics: is there any point?
    Brett Williams
    Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Frankston, Victoria Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:502-6. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if undergraduate paramedic students could accurately estimate external blood loss on four surfaces commonly found in the prehospital environment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Should DVD simulations replace hospital-based clinical placements?
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, PO Box 527, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia
    Med Educ 41:1089-90. 2007
  14. pmc The internationalisation of prehospital education: a merging of ideologies between Australia and the USA
    B Williams
    Monash University, Centre for Ambulance and Paramedic Studies, Melbourne, Australia
    Emerg Med J 23:573-7. 2006
    ..Given the current state of globalisation, internationalisation has the capacity to improve educational standards, quality, student interactions and specific learning outcomes in prehospital education...
  15. doi request reprint Practice education learning environments: the mismatch between perceived and preferred expectations of undergraduate health science students
    Ted Brown
    Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 31:e22-8. 2011
    ..It is therefore important that these clinical learning environments are well suited to students' perceptions and expectations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of empathy in health science students
    Ted Brown
    Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Vic, Australia
    J Allied Health 40:143-9. 2011
    ..It is important, therefore, to promote those communication styles which facilitate an empathetic understanding among health science students...
  17. doi request reprint Factor structure of the Communicator Styles Measure (CSM) when used with undergraduate health science students
    Ted Brown
    Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Scand J Caring Sci 27:363-72. 2013
    ..To date, research into this area is limited, and having measures that are valid and reliable would assist educators and researchers to complete high-quality investigations...
  18. doi request reprint Psychometric testing of the Jefferson Scale of Empathy Health Profession Students' version with Australian paramedic students
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 15:45-50. 2013
    ..Results from the confirmatory factor analysis suggest that the 17-item Jefferson Scale Empathy-Health Profession Students' version is a valid and reliable measure for undergraduate paramedic students' empathy levels...
  19. doi request reprint Communication styles of undergraduate health students
    Ted Brown
    Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 31:317-22. 2011
    ..Few empirical studies have been undertaken on the communication styles of specific health-related disciplines. The objective of this study is to identify the communication styles of undergraduate health students at an Australian university...
  20. doi request reprint Levels of empathy in undergraduate midwifery students: an Australian cross-sectional study
    Lisa McKenna
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Wellington Road, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Women Birth 24:80-4. 2011
    ..This exploratory study investigated empathy and attitudes towards specific medical conditions, two important aspects of the midwife-woman relationship, amongst undergraduate midwifery students at one university...
  21. pmc Attitudes of undergraduate health science students towards patients with intellectual disability, substance abuse, and acute mental illness: a cross-sectional study
    Malcolm J Boyle
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, PO Box 527, Frankston 3199, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Med Educ 10:71. 2010
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Should an alternative to the Glasgow Coma Scale be taught to paramedic students?
    Christian Winship
    Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 30:e19. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if undergraduate paramedic students from a large Australian University were able to accurately interpret a variety of conscious states...
  23. ncbi request reprint Student attitudes toward a web-based interprofessional education package
    Malcolm Boyle
    Department of Community, Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University Peninsula Campus, PO Box 527, McMahons Road, Frankston, VIC 3199, Australia
    J Allied Health 42:e33-6. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine undergraduate health science students' attitudes toward interprofessional learning using a web-based interprofessional education package...
  24. doi request reprint Levels of empathy in undergraduate occupational therapy students
    Ted Brown
    Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Occup Ther Int 17:135-41. 2010
    ..Limitations of the study include the convenience sampling of occupational therapy students enrolled at one university which limits the generalizability of the results to groups of participants with similar characteristics...
  25. doi request reprint Construct validation of the readiness for interprofessional learning scale: a Rasch and factor analysis
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Australia
    J Interprof Care 26:326-32. 2012
    ..Two items were found not to fit the new RIPLS four-factor structure and it is recommended that they be discarded. Further refinement of the RIPLS is recommended...
  26. doi request reprint Levels of empathy in undergraduate nursing students
    Lisa McKenna
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 18:246-51. 2012
    ..Attitudes towards mental health diagnoses were particularly favourable given that these often attract stigma and negative attitudes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Listening styles of undergraduate health students
    T Brown
    Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 23:424. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the listening styles of undergraduate health science students enrolled at one Australian university...
  28. doi request reprint Measurement properties of a peer-teaching scale for nursing education
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 15:368-73. 2013
    ..Findings from the exploratory factor analysis provide preliminary results that the Peer Teaching Experience Questionnaire has adequate dimensionality and reliability. ..
  29. doi request reprint Mathematical and drug calculation abilities of paramedic students
    Kathryn Eastwood
    Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Frankston 3199, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 30:241-2. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if undergraduate paramedics could accurately perform common drug calculations and basic mathematical computations normally required in the workplace...
  30. doi request reprint Numeracy skills of nursing students
    Kathryn J Eastwood
    Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Building H, McMahons Rd, Frankston 3199, Victoria, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 31:815-8. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Learning style preferences of Australian health science students
    Maryam Zoghi
    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, School of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Allied Health 39:95-103. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the learning style preferences of a group of Australian health science students enrolled in 10 different disciplines...
  32. pmc Ambulance clinical placements--a pilot study of students' experience
    Malcolm J Boyle
    Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, P, O, Box 527, Frankston 3199, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Med Educ 8:19. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the type of experiences had by students during ambulance clinical placements and to provide feedback to the ambulance services...
  33. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Listening Styles Profile (LSP-16): a replication study
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Eval Health Prof 35:440-6. 2012
    ..Further work is required to examine the underlying construct validity and other measurement properties of the LSP-16...
  34. pmc An investigation of theory-practice gap in undergraduate paramedic education
    Rebecca Michau
    Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Frankston 3199, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Med Educ 9:23. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the theory-practice gap for paramedic students by linking education and skill level to case exposure and skills praxis during clinical placements...
  35. pmc Contemporary simulation education for undergraduate paramedic students
    M Boyle
    Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Building H, McMahons Road, Frankston 3199, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 24:854-7. 2007
  36. doi request reprint The Medical Condition Regard Scale (MCRS): an examination of its factor structure using paramedic students
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 33:938-43. 2013
    ..Therefore having instruments such as the Medical Condition Regard Scale (MCRS) with strong measurement properties is important for health care professions...
  37. doi request reprint The clinical teaching preference questionnaire (CTPQ): an exploratory factor analysis
    Brett Williams
    Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, PO Box 527, Frankston 3199, Victoria, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 33:814-7. 2013
    ..Therefore having instruments such as the Clinical Teaching Preference Questionnaire (CTPQ) with strong measurement properties to use in educational research is vital...
  38. doi request reprint Paramedics and the effects of shift work on sleep: a literature review
    Sarah Sofianopoulos
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Frankston, Australia
    Emerg Med J 29:152-5. 2012
    ..While the issue of shift work has been thoroughly investigated in other health disciplines, this is not the case for the paramedic discipline, particularly in the Australian context...
  39. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study of paramedics' readiness for interprofessional learning and cooperation: results from five universities
    Brett Williams
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Nurse Educ Today 33:1369-75. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the attitudes of paramedic students towards interprofessional learning across five Australian universities...
  40. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation before defibrillation in the out-of-hospital setting: a literature review
    Christian Winship
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 29:826-9. 2012
    ..Since 2006, a number of studies have investigated these procedures. The objective of this study was to undertake a literature review examining the commencement of CPR before defibrillation in the out-of-hospital setting...
  41. ncbi request reprint Paramedic identification of electrocardiograph J-point and ST-segments
    Brett Williams
    Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 23:526-9. 2008
    ..The skill of ECG analysis and interpretation is known to be challenging to learn and often is a difficult concept to teach...
  42. doi request reprint Pre-hospital provider recognition of intimate partner violence
    Alex Edlin
    Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, McMahons Rd, Frankston 3199, Victoria, Australia
    J Forensic Leg Med 17:359-62. 2010
    ..This article will summarise the literature regarding pre-hospital provider knowledge of IPV...
  43. doi request reprint Relationship between clinical fieldwork educator performance and health professional students' perceptions of their practice education learning environments
    Ted Brown
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 15:510-7. 2013
    ..Fieldwork educator performance might be a significant contributing factor toward student skill development and practitioner success. ..
  44. doi request reprint A confirmatory factor analysis of the Self-Directed Learning Readiness Scale
    Brett Williams
    Departments of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 15:430-6. 2013
    ..The confirmatory factor analysis results did not support the overall construct validity of the original 40-item Self-Directed Learning Readiness Scale. ..
  45. doi request reprint Examining the measurement properties of the Interdisciplinary Education Perception Scale (IEPS) in paramedic education
    Brett Williams
    Monash University, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, P O Box 527, Frankston 3199, Victoria, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 33:981-5. 2013
    ..Therefore the aim of this study was to investigate the dimensionality and internal consistency of the IEPS (suggested by McFadyen and colleagues) when completed by a group of paramedic undergraduates...
  46. doi request reprint Intraosseous access in the prehospital setting: literature review
    Alexander Olaussen
    School of Primary Health Care, Monash University Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:468-72. 2012
    ..Given the choice of devices now available, questions have been raised regarding success rates, accuracy, decay of skills, and adverse events...
  47. pmc Paramedics' ability to perform drug calculations
    Kathryn J Eastwood
    Monash University Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Victoria, Australia
    West J Emerg Med 10:240-3. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to review the literature and determine the ability of undergraduate and qualified paramedics to perform drug calculations...