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Factors influencing student nurses in their choice of a rural clinical placement site

Sheree  Smith

Sheree Smith

qualifications: MSocPlanDev

position: Lecturer


I am a Lecturer in Nursing at Queensland University of Technology and a Thoracic Nurse Consultant in Private Practice with visiting rights to most private hospitals in Brisbane Australia. My research interests include asthma, models of care, patient centred education, advance practice and quality in care. I am an active member of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and am a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing Australia. My masters was in Social Planning and Development and the thesis examined aspects of compulsory tuberculosis screening in Queensland 1950-1977. My Phd (public health) is focused on asthma education in the emergency department.

Helen  Edwards

Helen Edwards

qualifications: PhD

position: Head

Mary  Courtney

Mary Courtney

qualifications: PhD

position: Director of Research

Kathleen  Finlayson

Kathleen Finlayson

qualifications: MNurs

position: Senior Research Assistant


Kathleen Finlayson works as a research project manager at the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

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