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Dr Yvonne Osborne

Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing

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Name
Dr Yvonne Osborne
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing
Discipline *
Nursing
Phone
+61 7 3138 3833
Fax
+61 7 3138 3814
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (Australian Catholic Uni)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • fellow – FRCNA (Royal College of Nursing)
  • member – QNU (Queensland Nurses’ Union)
* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Research interests

  • clinical education
  • transition into nursing (for both undergraduate nursing students and English as second language groups)
  • leadership and nurses
  • teaching strategies for life-long learning.

Theoretical focus

For research

Qualitative methodology with a focus on:

  • interpretive
  • constructionism
  • symbolic interactionism

A growing interest in:

  • phenomenology
  • action research

For education

  • emancipatory learning
  • transformative and self directed learning
  • criterion referenced assessment

Project highlights

Investigating the transition experiences of nurses from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds into a health care setting.

This information has been contributed by Dr Yvonne Osborne.