Dr Peter Hartin has been associated with James Cook University since 2009 and has an academic, research and professional background in Nursing and Midwifery. Peter is currently employed as a Senior Lecturer in nursing and is passionate about the development of nursing education to ensure nursing workforce readiness. His mix of academic and industry experience gives him an applied approach to his research. His PhD study, Bullying in nursing: Trapped in history, examined how bullying in the nursing profession in Australia has changed over four decades and why it has persisted. He found that the factors that contribute to the emergence of this phenomenon changed according to context and over time. 

Dr Hartin is a peer reviewer for a number of International peer refereed journals and textbooks and has extensive experience and expertise in educational administration, teaching and curriculum design and development.

  • NS1882: Nursing Practice 2 (Level 1; CNS & TSV)
  • Undergraduate nursing education
  • Teaching innovation
  • Workplace culture
  • Communication
  • Fundamental nursing skills
  • 2018 to present - Senior Lecturer - Course Coordinator, Nursing and Midwifery (James Cook University)
  • 2016 to 2018 - Lecturer - 1st Year Coordinator, Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition (James Cook University)
  • 2015 to 2016 - Lecturer - 3rd Year Coordinator, Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition (James Cook University)
  • 2012 to 2015 - Lecturer in Clinical Skills, Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition (James Cook University)
  • 2010 to 2012 - Clinical Nurse, Queensland Health (Townsville)
  • 2006 to 2010 - Registered Nurse, Queensland Health (Brisbane)
Research Disciplines
  • 2017 - James Cook University Inclusive Practice Award
  • 2015 - National OLT Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • 2015 - James Cook University Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • 2011 - Nurse of the Year Nominee - Townsville Health Service District

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 13+ research outputs authored by Dr Peter Hartin from 2014 onwards.


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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • Attitudes, behaviours, and perspectives of people coping with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD) (Masters , Secondary Advisor)
  • Advocacy in nursing: challenging the power structures that keep nurses silent (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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