Dr Ylona Chun Tie is a senior academic and experienced registered nurse specialising in critical care, research, and nurse education. Dr Chun Tie is the Associate Dean, Research Education for the College of Healthcare Sciences at JCU. Dr Chun Tie travelled extensively internationally to broaden her understanding of the cultural context of healthcare delivery and to promote international collaboration. Dr Chun Tie represents the nursing profession across state, national, and international jurisdictions. Dr Chun Tie is a peer reviewer for a number of International peer refereed journals and textbooks and a member on the ECR Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Clinical Nursing

Dr Chun Tie'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. Dr Chun Tie 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 

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

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  • NS5384: Diabetes Studies Capstone (Level 5; ONL)
  • RM8301: Research Planning in Tropical Health and Medicine (Level 8; CNS & TSV)
  • RM8302: Research Project in Tropical Health and Medicine (Level 8; CNS & 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
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration in research projects
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • Q Methodology
  • 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
  • TGH Research Prize Years 1 & 2
  • GKNHS Scholarship
  • Australian Postgraduate Award
  • RCNA High Achiever Award
  • Prize in Nursing Excellence
  • Pam McAllister Memorial Prize
  • University Convocation Medal
  • 2020 - Certified Course Reviewer as recognised by the Higher Education Leadership Institute
  • 2020 - Appointed to Ahpra NMBA RN OSCE Examination Committee of the Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Committee
  • 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)
  • 2023 - Higher Education Services’ Academic Quality Forum
  • 2022 - ACCCN Global Health Advisory Panel
  • 2022 - ASCILITE (Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education).
  • 2022 - ANZICS/ACCCN Joint Executive Committee member
  • 2021 - ACCCN representative to the World Federation of Critical Care Nurses
  • 2021 - ECR Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Clinical Nursing
  • 2021 - Communication Coordinator, The Global Nursing Faculty ACN
  • 2021 - Independent Reviewer: Peer Review Portal HEA
  • 2021 - Equity Contact Officer CHS
  • 2020 - World Federation of Critical Care Nurses
  • 2020 - Australian College of Nursing -Secretariat Support of the International Nursing Community of Interest
  • 2020 - ANMAC: Registered Nurse Assessment Team member, Academic position
  • 2020 - Australian College of Educators
  • 2019 - National Board Secretary ACCCN
  • 2019 - Australian Institute of Tropical Health & Medicine
  • 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 - International Council of Nurses (ICN) Research Network
  • 2012 - Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research (CNMR)
  • 2009 - Australian College of Nursing (ACN)
  • 2008 - Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN)

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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.

  • Becoming a Defence member: A Qualitative Study into Construction of the Defence Identity and its impact on Mental Health (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Online Postgraduate Nursing Programs in Australia - Impact on Professional Practice (PhD , Advisor Mentor)
  • Contemporary Australian Army Nursing Officers in Armed Conflict: A Grounded Theory of Caring under Fire (PhD , Advisor Mentor)

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  • 5+ collaborations
  • 4 collaborations
  • 3 collaborations
  • 2 collaborations
  • 1 collaboration
  • Indicates the Tropics (Torrid Zone)

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