Doctoral thesis

Australian civilian hospital nurses’ lived experience of an out-of-hospital environment following a disaster

Mass Gathering Health / Mass Gathering Medicine

Various publications and presentations relating to Mass Gathering and Major Event health

Disaster Health

Various publications and presentations relating to disaster health

26 May, 2010

Oration: Inspiring, progressing and promoting the profession of nursing in disaster health

Oration title ‘Inspiring, progressing and promoting the profession of nursing in disaster health’, delivered to the Royal College of Nursing, Australia 2010 Nursing Summit – Canberra, ACT, 26th May 2010.

Orator Biography
Throughout his nursing career, Jamie has held various clinical, education, research and management roles, primarily within the critical care environment. Jamie is currently employed as a Clinical Manager of the Emergency Department at Calvary Health Care ACT. In this role Jamie contributes to elements of clinical leadership and research facilitation. Jamie guides and mentors staff in research design and writing for publication. Additionally, Jamie is employed as a Research Associate at the Flinders University Research Centre for Disaster Resilience and Health. His research interests are in the areas of disaster and mass gathering health. To date, his work has been supported by competitive research grants, published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national and international conferences.

Jamie volunteers with St John Ambulance Australia, holding the high-level strategic position of Chief Nurse. In this role, Jamie develops nursing policy and guidelines, and provides strategic advice on clinical and professional topics to the organisation. Additionally, Jamie promotes internally and externally, to professional nursing organisations and government, the variety of roles and activities nurses undertake in the pre-hospital environment.

Jamie is an Associate Editor for the Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, holding the pre-hospital portfolio, and peer-reviews for a number of national and international journals relating to disaster, emergency and primary health care. Additionally, Jamie has a close affiliation with the University of Canberra where he holds an adjunct position.

01 May, 2010

Disaster Triage

This disaster triage chapter is now published in the text 'International Disaster Nursing'. This chapter provides an overview of triage categories, systems and processes, as they relate to triage in both the pre-hospital and in-hospital settings during normal activities and during a disaster.

Reference: Ranse J, Zeitz K. Chapter 5: Disaster Triage in Power R, Daily E (eds). International Disaster Nursing. 2010. World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine with Cambridge Press. pp:57-79.

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