About

Dr Harvey is an experienced academic with a highly regarded and comprehensive teaching portfolio. She consistently achieves in the top 10% (outstanding range) for student satisfaction with her teaching and is the recipient of a James Cook University, Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning and an Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) Australian Award for University Teaching. Dr Harvey is a co-author for two highly regarded national nursing foundational textbooks. Over the duration of her nearly two decade academic career she has taught nursing, midwifery, medical and allied health students in a variety of teaching modes:  internal, external, fully on-line and limited delivery (i.e. residential schools). Currently, she teaches clinical skills to medical students in simulated environments.

Throughout her academic career Dr Harvey has held several key leadership positions, notably the Director of Undergraduate Studies for both the Bachelor of Nursing Sciences and Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery programs. Additionally, she has held course and subject coordinator roles, curriculum coordinator roles as well as the role of Academic Advisor. A significant strength of Dr Harvey’s is working collaboratively with clinicians/industry partners to ensure positive learning experiences for students, with the mutual aim of ensuring best patient outcomes are achieved. With this aim in mind, she sits on a number of community groups, working parties and works clinically to strengthen and maintain these relationships and her clinical expertise.

Dr Harvey successfully completed her PhD in 2012. She is a research mentor for beginning researchers and actively assists peers with all aspects of the research process. Dr Harvey supervises Higher Degree Research (HDR) students as well as Honours students, both in the College of Medicine and Dentistry and the Discipline of Nursing and Midwifery. Her research portfolio is growing each year, with two edited books, 23 book chapters, a number of refereed journal articles and conference presentations.  She reviews articles for a number of refereed journals; is a member of two clinical reference groups for the National Blood Authority in Australia; and assesses HDR students’ oral and written work.

Teaching
  • HS5406: Strategies for Clinical Teaching (Level 5; TSV)
  • MD1010: Introduction to Integrated Medical Studies Part 1 of 2 (Level 1; TSV)
  • MD1020: Introduction to Integrated Medical Studies Part 2 of 2 (Level 1; TSV)
  • MD2011: Integrated Human System Pathophysiology Part 1 of 2 (Level 2; TSV)
  • MD2012: Integrated Human System Pathophysiology Part 2 of 2 (Level 2; TSV)
  • MD3000: Selective Study (Level 3; TSV)
  • MD3011: Introduction to Clinical Healthcare Part 1 of 2 (Level 3; TSV)
  • MD3012: Introduction to Clinical Healthcare Part 2 of 2 (Level 3; TSV)
  • MD4011: Integrated Pathology and Clinical Medicine Part 1 of 3 (Level 4; TSV)
  • MD4012: Integrated Pathology and Clinical Medicine Part 2 of 3 (Level 4; TSV)
  • MD4013: Integrated Pathology and Clinical Medicine Part 3 of 3 (Level 4; TSV)
  • MD5010: Integrated Clinical Practice Part 1 of 3 (Level 5; TSV)
  • MD5020: Integrated Clinical Practice Part 2 of 3 (Level 5; TSV)
  • MD5030: Integrated Clinical Practice Part 3 of 3 (Level 5; TSV)
  • MD6010: Advanced Clinical Medicine Part 1 of 3 (Level 6; TSV)
  • MD6020: Advanced Clinical Medicine Part 2 of 3 (Level 6; TSV)
  • MD6030: Advanced Clinical Medicine Part 3 of 3 (Level 6; TSV)
  • MX1020: Introduction to Physician Assistant Studies 2 (Level 1; TSV)
  • MX2001: Integrated Physician Assistant Studies Part 1 of 2 (Level 2; TSV)
  • MX2002: Integrated Physician Assistant Studies Part 2 of 2 (Level 2; TSV)
Interests
Professional
  • Member on the Townsville Aged Care Reference Group – Office of Cathy O’Toole MP, Member for Herbert.
  • Member: Massive Transfusion Registry Trauma – Special Interest Group
  • Member: National Blood Authority, Australia – Clinical Reference Group for the updating of Patient Blood Management Guidelines - Modules 1 and 2.
  • Registered Nurse: Loreto Home for the Aged, Townsville (Casual)
Research
  • Access to maternity services for pregnant women, especially rural and remote access
  • Simulation teaching
  • Interdisciplinary education and teaching
  • The use of technology in teaching
  • Using research in clinical practice
  • Qualitative research methodologies.
Teaching
  • Blending learning
  • Teaching in simulated environments
  • Midwifery simulation/teaching
  • Scenario based learning
Experience
  • 2019 to present - Associate Professor - College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University (Townsville, Qld, Australia)
  • 2011 to 2018 - Senior Lecturer - College of Medicine & Dentistry, James Cook University (Townsville, Qld, Australia)
  • 2010 - Acting Senior Lecturer - School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition, James Cook University (Townsville, Qld, Australia)
  • 2003 to 2009 - Lecturer - School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University (Townsville, Qld, Australia)
  • 2000 to 2002 - Associate Lecturer - School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University (Townsville, Qld, Australia)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
Honours
Awards
  • 2019 - Recipient- Advisory Panel of the Year 2019 Award. Graduate Research School, James Cook University.
  • 2015 - I am one of the Australian Editors of: Kozier and Erb’s Fundamental of Nursing, which received the Best Tertiary Education (Adaption) Student Resource Award: Educational Publishing Awards Australia
  • 2014 - Best Year 3 Student Ranked Home Group Facilitator, College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University.
  • 2013 - Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT), Australian Award for University Teaching – Award for programs that enhance learning: Widening participation. Bachelor of Medicine – Bachelor of Surgery, James Cook University.
  • 2013 - Best Year 3 Student Ranked Home Group Facilitator, College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University.
  • 2013 - James Cook University Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.
Memberships
  • 2016 - Queensland Clinical Guidelines, Queensland Health - Working Party Member for reviewing the 'Early Pregnancy Loss (EPL) guideline and patient information sheets.
  • 2016 - Invited: Massive Transfusion Registry- Special Interest Group
  • 2016 - Invited: National Blood Authority, Australia - Clinical Reference Group. Updating the Patient Blood Management Guidelines: Module 2 - Perioperative. Represent the Australian College of Nursing and Australian College of Midwives
  • 2015 - Invited: National Blood Authority, Australia - Clinical Reference Group. Patient Blood Management Guidelines: Module 1 - Critical Bleeding/Massive Transfusion. Represent the Australian College of Nursing and Australian College of Midwives
  • 2015 - Nurses for Nurses Network
  • 2014 - Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare (AASH) - Rural and Regional Special Interest Group
  • 2014 - Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research (CNMR), James Cook University
  • 2012 - Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE)
  • 2003 - Australian College of Midwives
  • 2000 - Australian College of Nursing
  • 2018 to 2019 - Townsville Aged Care Community Reference Group - ACN representative
Other
  • 2017 - Recipient- Special Study Program, CMD (23 Jan 2017 - 23 June 2017)
  • 2015 - Invited Judge for the Nursing and Allied Health Category for the Pearson Student of the Year Awards.
  • 2003 - Invited to be a member of the Fiji Teaching Team for the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition, James Cook University. Remained a member of the Fiji teaching team for 6 years.
  • 2007 to 2008 - Recipient of a School of Nursing Sciences Research Scholarship (1 Jan 2007- 30 June 2008)
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  • Birthing in Remote Queensland: A case study approach Investigating the Experiences of Registered Nurses (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Family planning service provision in Solomon Islands: A Case Study Approach (Masters , Secondary Advisor)
Completed
  • Self-management of diabetes by people in Indonesia: A grounded theory study (2019, PhD , Secondary Advisor)
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