Nursing and Midwifery Honours Scholarships

Jennifer James Memorial Scholarship for Research

The SYNERGY Nursing and Midwifery Research Centre, ACT Health in partnership with the University of Canberra, is pleased to offer the Jennifer James Memorial Scholarship for Research to undertake a Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) program. One scholarship may be awarded annually.

The purpose of the Jennifer James Scholarship is to facilitate supervised research, service evaluation and quality assurance, enhance the professional development of nurses, and promote a culture of inquiry and practice informed by evidence. This initiative is available to Registered Nurses 1.1 to 1.8 and provides successful candidates the opportunity to complete the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) course part-time with a paid study component for 2 years.

Consider applying for a Jennifer James Memorial Scholarship for Research!

If you would like to know all about the Jennifer James Memorial Scholarship for Research, please read the guidelines.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact SYNERGY at synergy@act.gov.au.

Midwifery Honours Scholarship

The SYNERGY Nursing and Midwifery Research Centre, ACT Health in partnership with the University of Canberra, is pleased to offer the Midwifery Honours Scholarship to undertake a Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) program. One scholarship may be awarded annually.

The purpose of the Midwifery Honours Scholarship is to facilitate supervised research, service evaluation and quality assurance, enhance the professional development of midwives, and promote a culture of inquiry and practice informed by evidence. This initiative is available to Registered Midwives 1.1 to 1.8 and provides successful candidates the opportunity to complete the Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) course part-time with a paid study component for 2 years.
Consider applying for a Midwifery Honours Scholarship!

If you would like to know all about the Midwifery Honours Scholarship, please read the guidelines.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact SYNERGY at synergy@act.gov.au.

Previous projects

Current

Bachelor of Midwifery (Hons) students

Recipient

Work area

Title and outputs

Due to complete

Emma Gaudron

Maternity, Canberra Health Services

Carbon monoxide monitoring for women who smoke during pregnancy: An integrated systematic review.

2023

Victoria Chard

Maternity, Canberra Health Services

Outcomes of women presenting with decreased fetal movements at Centenary Hospital for Women and Children.

2023

Danielle Chenery

Maternity, Canberra Health Services

A systematic review of the effectiveness of different models of maternity care to support perinatal mental health.

2023

Liane Halling

Maternity, Canberra Health Services

Australian women’s experiences of care after a stillbirth.

2023

Emily Jansch

Maternity, Former Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Examining food insecurity in an infant feeding context.

2024

Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) students

Recipient

Work area

Title and outputs

Due to complete

Laura Hants

Medical, Former Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Exploring the nursing process in the digital health record.

Hants, L., Bail, K., Paterson, C. (2023). Clinical decision-making and the nursing process in digital health systems: An integrated systematic review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 00, 1–26. 
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.16823.

Hants, L., Bail, K., Paterson, C. (2023). Clinical decision making and the nursing process in digital health systems: An integrative systematic review. The Canberra Health Annual Research Meeting.

Hants, L., Bail, K., Paterson, C. (2023). Clinical decision making and the nursing process in digital health systems: An integrative systematic review. SYNERGY Research Grant Rounds.

End 2023

Helen Legge

Cancer, University of Canberra

What are the unmet supportive care experiences of people affected by cancer during COVID-19?

Legge, H., Toohey, K., Kavanagh, P., Paterson, C. (2022). The Unmet Supportive Care Needs of People Affected by Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Integrative Review. Journal of Cancer Survivorship. 29;1-21. doi: 10.1007/s11764-022-01275-z.

Legge, H., Toohey, K., Kavanagh, P., Paterson, C. (2023). Supportive care needs among people diagnosed with cancer and affected by COVID-19: A qualitative descriptive study.  Seminars in Oncology Nursing. Under review.

Legge, H., Toohey, K., Kavanagh, P., Paterson, C. (2022). The unmet supportive care needs of people affected by cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic: An integrative review. Asian-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. DOI: 10.1111/ajco.13869.

End 2023

Kelly Ford

Cancer, Canberra Health Services

Ford, K., Duddle, M., Paterson, C. (2023). Exploring the experiences of distal-extremity cryotherapy in preventing Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) from paclitaxel administration in people affected by breast cancer: A narrative review. Australian Journal of Cancer Nursing. Under review.

End 2023

Elizabeth Lambert

Palliative Care, Canberra Health Services

Experiences of employed carers providing end of life care for culturally and linguistically diverse people.

End 2024

Amy O’Dea

Cancer, Canberra Health Services

The impact of changes to visitor policy on clinical cancer nurses.

O'Dea, A., Caulfield, R., & Roche, M. A. (2023). Impact of the practice environment on oncology and haematology nurses: A scoping review. Cancer Nursing. In Press.

Pending:

O'Dea, A., Caulfield, R., & Roche, M. A. (2023). The impact of COVID-19 visitor restrictions on clinical cancer nurses.

End 2023

Completed

Bachelor of Midwifery (Hons) graduates

Recipient

Work area

Title

Publications

Claire White

First Class Honours

Maternity, Former Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

A content analysis of web-based information on the postpartum care of perineal injury.

White, C. & Atchan, M. Postpartum management of perineal injury - A critical narrative review of level 1 evidence. Midwifery, 2022. 112: p. 103410.

Jo Evans

First Class Honours

Maternity, Centenary Hospital for Women and Children

Birth outcomes, health and healthcare needs of childbearing women following wildfire disasters: An integrative review.

Jo Evans, Amita Bansal, Danielle A.J.M. Schoenaker, Nicolas Cherbuin, Michael J. Peek, Deborah L. Davis. 2022. Birth outcomes, health and healthcare needs of childbearing women following wildfire disasters: An integrative state of the science review. Environmental Health Perspectives.

Amanda Peek

First Class Honours

Maternity, Former Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Systematic integrative review: Midwifery postpartum practices and their impact on breastfeeding.

 

 

Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) graduates

Recipient

Work area

Title

Publications

Blake Askelin

Adult Nursing, Cancer, Canberra Health Services

The impact of uro-oncology multidisciplinary team meetings on patient outcomes and patient engagement in the process.

Askelin, B., Hind, A., Paterson, C. (2023). A qualitative study exploring the barriers and facilitators of person-centred care in the uro-oncology MDT.  Seminars in Oncology Nursing.

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