Dr Ylona Chun Tie is an experienced registered nurse specialising in intensive care, coronary care, research, and nursing education.  Ylona is a senior lecturer and the Deputy Head Academic Group in Nursing and Midwifery in the College of Healthcare Sciences at JCU Townsville campus. Ylona has travelled extensively internationally to broaden her understanding of the cultural context of healthcare delivery and to promote international collaboration. Ylona represents the nursing community at both state and national levels.

Ylona’s PhD identified processes registered nurses and internationally qualified nurses from diverse educational, cultural and/or linguistic backgrounds use to work together collaboratively in the Australian context. Ylona constructed the grounded theory Playing the game which advances understanding of integration leading to relevant and implementable findings for regulators and nurse-workforce sustainability.

Dr Chun Tie is a recipient of the Dean's Award for Research Higher Degree Excellence 2020.

Dr Chun Tie is a recipient of the JCU 2020 Award for Excellence in the category of Leadership

Advisory Accreditation: Primary Advisor or Secondary Advisor

  • HS2101: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Wellbeing (Level 2; CNS & TSV)
  • NS2220: Specialisation Project (Level 2; TSV)
  • Leadership and clinical governance
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration in education in clinical practice settings
  • International collaboration in nursing education
  • SDGs
  • International nurse workforce integration
  • Grounded Theory
  • Nurse migration
  • Internationally qualified nurses
  • Nursing education
  • Curriculum design
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Policy development
  • Science content in nursing curriculum
  • Teaching Science Content
  • Higher education learning and teaching innovation
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Specialist Nursing Practice
  • Indigenous Health Studies for Nursing and Midwifery
  • Online learning technologies in tertiary education
  • The influence of culture and inter-generational difference on student learning styles
Research Disciplines
  • University Convocation Medal
  • GKNHS Scholarship
  • Pam McAllister Memorial Prize
  • Prize in Nursing Excellence
  • RCNA High Achiever Award
  • Australian Postgraduate Award
  • TGH Research Prize Years 1 & 2
  • 2020 - Certified Course Reviewer as recognised by the Higher Education Leadership Institute
  • 2020 - Dean's Award for Research Higher Degree Excellence awarded for demonstrated excellence in the completion of the research degree of Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2020 - JCU Award for Excellence in recognition of outstanding achievement in the category of Leadership for the contribution and commitment to JCU's Strategic Intent and particularly the contribution to Nursing and Midwifery Covid-19 Response.
  • 2019 - Fellow of the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN)
  • 2020 - Australian College of Nursing -Secretariat Support of the International Nursing Community of Interest
  • 2020 - Australian College of Educators
  • 2020 - World Federation of Critical Care Nurses
  • 2019 - Australian Institute of Tropical Health & Medicine
  • 2019 - National Board Secretary ACCCN
  • 2018 - National Representative QLD ACCCN Committee
  • 2017 - Vice President Qld Management Committee ACCCN
  • 2015 - National ACCCN Workforce Advisory Panel
  • 2014 - WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Education and Research Capacity Building
  • 2012 - Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research (CNMR)
  • 2012 - International Council of Nurses (ICN) Research network
  • 2009 - Australian College of Nursing (ACN)
  • 2008 - Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN)

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  • 1 collaboration
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