Dr Ylona Chun Tie is an experienced registered nurse specialising in intensive care, coronary care, 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 Excellence 2020.

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  • HS2101: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Wellbeing (Level 2; CNS & TSV)
  • NS1771: Introduction to the Professions (Level 1; 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
Socio-Economic Objectives
  • Australian Postgraduate Award
  • Pam McAllister Memorial Prize
  • GKNHS Scholarship
  • RCNA High Achiever Award
  • University Convocation Medal
  • Prize in Nursing Excellence
  • TGH Research Prize Years 1 & 2
  • 2020 - Dean's Award for Excellence 2020
  • 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
  • 2019 - National Board Secretary ACCCN
  • 2018 - National Representative QLD ACCCN Committee
  • 2017 - Vice President Qld Managment committee ACCCN
  • 2015 - Member National ACCCN Workforce Advisory Panel
  • 2014 - Member WHO Nursing and Midwifery Education and Research Capacity Building
  • 2012 - Member International Council of Nurses (ICN) Research network
  • 2012 - Member Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research (CNMR)
  • 2009 - Member of the Australian College of Nursing (ACN)
  • 2008 - Member Australian College of Critical Care Nurses

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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.

  • Quality Improvement in Healthcare: Australian Nurses' and Midwives' Perspective during the COVID-19 Pandemic (Masters , Primary Advisor)

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  • 1 collaboration
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