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Adjunct Professor Robyn Clark

Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing

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Name
Adjunct Professor Robyn Clark
Position(s)
Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing
IHBI Member
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Nursing - HHWB
Discipline *
Nursing
Phone
+61 419 856 172
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (Uni of South Australia), MEd (Uni of South Australia), Grad Dip Applied Science (Flinders University of SA), BN (Flinders University of SA)

Professional memberships
and associations

Editorial contribution to peer reviewed journals

Professional roles

Registered with

  • 1976 – present: Nursing and Midwifery Board of South Australia
  • 2000, 2003-2006: Nurses and Midwives Board of New South Wales
  • 2003 – 2006: Nurses Board of Victoria
  • 2003 – 2006: ACT Nursing and Midwifery Board
  • 2003 – 2006: Queensland Nursing Council
  • 2003 – 2006: Nurses Board of Western Australia
  • 2003 – 2006: Nurse Board of Northern Territory
  • 2003 – 2006: Nursing and Midwifery Board of Tasmania.

Memberships

Committees and consultancies

  • Consultant – Australian Unity Telemonitoring in Heart Failure Project
  • Member – South Australian Department of Health CARDIAC NETWORK-DATA Committee
  • Member – South Australian Department of Health CARDIAC NETWORK- Heart Failure Committee
  • Consultant / Advisor – South Australian Health Department on the implementation of Telehealth for Chronic Disease Management
  • 2008 – 2010: Funding selection panel member – Women’s and Children’s Hospital Research Fund
  • 2003 – present: Nurse Ambassador National Heart Foundation
  • 2006 – present: Reviewer – Grant applications National Heart Foundation
  • 2002, 2003: Secretary – Australian Resuscitation Council
  • 1997 – 1999: Member – Commonwealth Government National Nursing Organisations Committee
  • 1997: Member – Commonwealth Government Committee for the Database Dictionary Definition on Intensive Care
  • 1994 – 1996: Secretary / Member South Australian Health Commission Advisory committee on organ donation and transplantation
  • 1991 – 1996: Consultant – National Research Project for Development of Critical Care Standards.
Keywords

Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander, CVD Secondary Prevention, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Public Health, Disparity In Cardiovascular Diesease, Heart Disease, Heart Failure Management, Inequity In Access To Healthcare, Rural And Remote Cardiovascualr Disease, Telemonitoring

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Associate Professor Robyn Clark is a Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife and Critical Care Nurse who holds a Masters Degree in Adult Education and a PhD Heart Failure Management.

She is  a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing and Life Member of the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses.

Associate Professor Clark was the inaugural recipient of a National Institute of Clinical Studies (NICS- NHMRC) scholarship supported by the National Heart Foundation for researching the management of heart failure in rural and remote Australia using telephone supported database systems.

Her current roles include:

  • NHMRC Research Training Fellow – QUT
  • Member – QUT’s Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
  • Adjunct to the University of South Australia and the Sansom Institute
  • CIA Project Manager – CARDIAC-ARIA project: an ARC Linkage Project with collaborating partners Alphapharm Pty Ltd, University of South Australia, University of Queensland, Monash University and The Baker IDI.

 

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Teaching

Current Teaching

  • NSB224 Research Approaches in Nursing (3rd Year Undergraduate program)

Previous Teaching

  • National Heart Foundation Nurse Ambassador Program
  • UniSA On-line learning consultant-Nursing Undergraduate Programs
  • Research Assistant SAM-(Safe Administration of Medicines Website Project)
  • Clinical Lecturer, Department of Clinical Nursing University of Adelaide -Graduate Diploma Programs (High Dependency & Medical Nursing)
  • Adelaide University – On-line and Flexible Learning Project Team
  • Department of Human Services SA Telehealth Partners, Telehealth Nurse Education Program Project Officer-Rural and Remote Education Program
  • Clinical Nurse Educator -Graduate Nurse Programme
  • Clinical Nurse Educator – Staff Development
  • Clinical Nurse Educator -Critical Care/ High Dependency / Recovery / Anaesthetics

 

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Robyn Clark.

Experience

  • Associate Professor Nursing and Midwifery School of Nursing and Midwifery Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Campus.
  • NHMRC Research Fellow (Australian Training Fellowship) Social Epidemiology Group, Sansom Institute for Health Sciences, University of South Australia.
  • CIA-Project Manager ARC Linkage Project LPO775217 “Cardiac-ARIA.”
  • Research Consultant National Heart Foundation-SA Branch.
  • Research Fellow, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Department of Clinical Pharmacology Coordinator Health Sciences Divisional Honours Program.
  • National Institute of Clinical Studies PhD Scholar Supported by the National Heart Foundation.
  • National Heart Foundation Nurse Ambassador Program 
  • On-line learning consultation /Research Assistant SAM-Safe Administration of Medicines website project.
  • University of Adelaide-Graduate Diploma Programs (High Dependency & Medical Nursing).
  • University of Adelaide – On-line and Flexible Learning Project Team.
  • Sydney Olympics Volunteer Medical Team.
  • Department of Human Services SA Telehealth Partners, Telehealth Nurse Education Program Project Officer.
  • TQEH Staff Development, Graduate Nurse Programme.
  • Organ Donation and Transplant Coordinator SA & NT.
  • Clinical Nurse Educator, Staff Development Critical Care High Dependency / Recovery / Anaesthetics. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Centre for Nursing Education.
  • Nursing Supervisor/ Evening Nurse Manager / TQEH.
  • Nursing Supervisor Wakefield Memorial Private Hospital, Adelaide.
  • Charge Nurse Intensive Care Unit Wakefield Memorial Private Hospital, Adelaide.
  • Senior Registered Nurse / ICU Equipment Officer TQEH.
  • Midwife, The Queen Victoria Hospital.
  • Senior Registered Nurse ICU, TQEH.
  • British Nursing Agency / National Heart Hospital, Harley Street / Wycombe Nursing Agency Buckinghamshire.
  • ICU Registered Nurse TQEH.
  • General Registered Nurse Training The Queen Elizabeth Hosptial (TQEH).
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Robyn Clark.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Determining Populations at Risk of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Using Applied Geographic Information Technology For Predicting Healthcare Service Needs in Rural, Remote & Indigenous Aust Populations
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
570141
Start year
2009
Keywords
Cardiovascular Disease, Risk Factors, Epidemiology, Demography, Geographic Variations, Rural and Remote