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Dr Aaron Conway

Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing,
Research - Nursing

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Name
Dr Aaron Conway
Position(s)
Senior Research Fellow
Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing,
Research - Nursing
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Nursing - CDA
Discipline *
Nursing, Cardiovascular Medicine and Haematology
Phone
+61 7 3138 6124
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD (Australian Catholic Uni), BN (Hons) (Australian Catholic Uni)

Professional memberships
and associations

Executive Committee Member, Interventional Nurses Council,

Member, Australian College of Nursing

Member, Australasian Cardiovascular Nursing College

Affiliate Member, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand

Nurse Leader, Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing

Member, American Heart Association

Member, International Anesthesia Research Society

Keywords

Health Services, Sedation, Nursing, Patient safety, Adverse events, Cardiac, Anaesthesia

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

Biography

Background

Dr Aaron Conway is a NHMRC Early Career Fellow at the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology and a Registered Nurse at the Cardiac Catheter Theatres, The Wesley Hospital. Aaron’s research aims to improve patient safety during procedural sedation and analgesia.

Project Highlights

2015-2018: Improving nurse-administered sedation practice in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory. NHMRC Early Career Fellowship – Australia Public Health Fellowship

2016-2017: Optimising the clinical application of capnography for ventilation monitoring during nurse-administered sedation in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory. Wesley Medical Research Institute

2016: Maintaining normoTHERMIa during SEDation: The THERMISED Pilot Study. St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation

2014-2015: Ascertaining the effectiveness of current nursing practices in maintaining normothermia during procedures performed in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory. Interventional Nursing Council Research Project Award

2014-2015: A pilot study of telephone-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for heart transplant recipients with anxiety or depression. Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing Small Grant

2010-2012: Nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory. Australian Postgraduate Award (Australian Catholic University)

This information has been contributed by Dr Aaron Conway.

Publications

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

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Recipient of a Nationally Competitive Research Fellowship
Reference year
2014
Details
Improving nurse-administered sedation practice in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory. (2015-2018). External reference: 1091657.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Best Reviewer Award (2013), Research in Nursing and Health
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2015
Details
2015 Mary Hanna Memorial Journalism Award, American American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2014
Details
Invited speaker at the 8th Annual Australia and New Zealand Endovascular Therapies Meeting
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2013
Details
Invited speaker at the 7th Annual Australia and New Zealand Endovascular Therapies Meeting
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2012
Details
Invited speaker at the 6th Annual Australia and New Zealand Endovascular Therapies Meeting

Research projects

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

Title
Improving nurse-administered sedation practice in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1091657
Start year
2015
Keywords
Cardiac; Health Services; Nursing; Patient Safety; Sedation; Adverse Events