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Dr Christina Parker

Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing

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Name
Dr Christina Parker
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Nursing - CDA
Discipline *
Nursing
Phone
+61 7 3138 9757
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
LinkedIn
Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Nursing (Southern Cross University)

Professional memberships
and associations

Clinical

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency                                              2012-current

Australian Wound Management Association (AWMA)                                      2009-current

       (Editor / Conference Committee)

Research

Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International                                 2012-current

WMI-CRC Student Association                                                                                2011-current

Royal College of Nursing Australia                                                                          2011-current

Emerging Researchers in Ageing                                                                            2011-current

Australasian Wound and Tissue Repair Society                                                    2009-current

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI)                                          2008-current

Keywords

Wound care, Venous leg ulcers, Non-healing, Delayed healing, Recurrence, Risk assessment tools, Validation, Reliability

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

Biography

Background

Dr. Parker has been a registered nurse for twenty years, including fifteen years working clinically across hospital and community settings.  Her primary areas of expertise include:

* advanced clinical skills in community, primary and public health care;

* acute and chronic medical conditions;

* general practice; and,

* organisational and team mangement skills.

In 2008, Dr. Parker commenced work with the Wound Healing Research Group at Queensland University of Technology (QUT).  While working with the group she has gained valuable experience in working within multidisciplinary teams and in partnership with industry.  She is a member of the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) at QUT and was awarded a National Health and Medical Research (NHMRC) Primary Care Postgraduate Scholarship in 2013 to complete her studies.

This information has been contributed by Dr Christina Parker.

Teaching

Dr. Parker has been involved in a number of workshops and tutorials across a variety of nursing undergraduate units:

Undergraduate Courses (QUT)

  • Professional Studies 2: Research, evidence and nursing practice
  • Nursing practice in Context 4
  • Nursing practice in Context 5
    Guest Lectures and Visitors (QUT)
  • Nanjing Medical University visitors  2014

  • Toyota Regional Nursing College Study Tour 2013

  • Hanoi University 2014

Dr. Parker is currently the undergraduate unit co-ordinator for NSB604 (Nursing Practice and the Older Person)

This information has been contributed by Dr Christina Parker.

Experience

Community Engagement

National Science Week Stand  2011

I represented the Wound Management Innovation – Cooperative Research Centre (WMI-CRC) and QUT at the Royal Brisbane Exhibition Community Wound Care Education Stand.    

Wound Awareness Week  2011

I assisted in a Wound Awareness week promotional talk, QUT, School of Nursing, EBPRAC project display.

Community Education Sessions 2011

Twilight Education Sessions on Promoting Healthy Skin and Wound Care in facilities that had participated in the Evidence Based Practice in Residential Aged Care Project.  This included residents, family, community, health professionals and trade representatives in facilities across QLD and NSW that were well attended by up to 50 people.

This information has been contributed by Dr Christina Parker.

Publications

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