Dr Ylona Chun Tie is a senior academic and experienced registered nurse specialising in critical care, research, and nurse education. Dr Chun Tie is a Fellow of the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses and National Board Secretary of ACCCN.  Dr Chun Tie is the Associate Dean, Research Education for College of Healthcare Sciences and Deputy Academic Head in Nursing and Midwifery JCU Townsville campus. 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 community across state, national, and international jurisdictions.

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 peer reviewer for a number of International peer refereed journals and textbooks.

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)
  • HS5381: Health Education and Self Management (Level 5; ONL)
  • NS2220: Specialisation Project (Level 2; TSV)
  • NS5380: Foundations of Clinical Diabetes (Level 5; ONL)
  • NS5382: Applied Clinical Diabetes Education (Level 5; ONL & SIN)
  • NS5383: Diabetes Education Professional Practice (Level 5; TSV)
  • 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
  • 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
  • 2021 to present - ADRE, College of Healthcare Sciences (JCU)
Research Disciplines
  • Pam McAllister Memorial Prize
  • GKNHS Scholarship
  • University Convocation Medal
  • TGH Research Prize Years 1 & 2
  • Australian Postgraduate Award
  • RCNA High Achiever Award
  • Prize in Nursing Excellence
  • 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)
  • 2021 - Equity Contact Officer CHS
  • 2021 - Independent Reviewer: Peer Review Portal HEA
  • 2021 - ACCCN representative to the 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 - World Federation of Critical Care Nurses
  • 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 - 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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  • 5+ collaborations
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  • 1 collaboration
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