- Dr Anne Walsh
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Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing
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Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
- Professional memberships
- Registered Nurse and Endorsed Midwife, Queensland Nursing Council
- Fellow, Royal College of Nursing Australia
- Queensland Chapter Coordinator, Australian College of Children and Young People’s Nurses
- Member, Queensland Honor Society of Nursing
- Member, Public Health Association of Australia
Dr. Anne Walsh has qualifications in nursing, psychology and health promotion. She had been involved in nursing for over 30 years and research for more than 10 years; completing her PhD in 2007. She was awarded a Queensland University of Technology “Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award” in 2008 for her PhD titled “Parents’ management of childhood fever”.
Anne’s research and scholarly interests relate to both evidence-based health behaviours and health care in the areas of paediatrics, child health and parenting; and in nursing roles, responsibilities and practice changes, e.g., general practice nurses.
She is experienced in instrument development and developing, implementing and evaluating behaviour change programs using the Theory of Planned Behaviour. Her research has led to practice change in paediatric fever management, a book chapter and consultancies in this area. As an early career researcher she has been awarded both university and external grants to further her research.
- 2009-2010: Identifying practice nurses’ roles and responsibilities in child health and development: an online survey, Queensland Nursing Council Early Career Grant
- 2008-2010: Internet use for child health information: developing and testing a psychological model of parents’ information seeking behaviours. Early Career Research Grant, Queensland University of Technology
- 2008: Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award, Queensland University of Technology
- Hamilton K, Daniels LA, White KM, Murray NL, Walsh AM, (2011) Predicting mothers' decisions to introduce complementary feeding at 6 months: An investigation using an extended theory of planned behaviour, Appetite p674-681
- Sahib El-Radhi A, Carroll J, Klein N, Walsh AM, (2009) Management of fever (Antipyretics), Clinical Manual of Fever in Children p223-250
- Walsh AM, Edwards HE, Fraser JA, (2008) Parents' childhood fever management: community survey and instrument development, Journal of Advanced Nursing p376-388
- Walsh AM, Edwards HE, Fraser JA, (2009) Attitudes and subjective norms: Determinants of parents' intentions to reduce childhood fever with medications, Health Education Research p531-545
- Edwards HE, Walsh AM, Courtney MD, Monaghan S, Wilson J, Young J, (2007) Promoting Evidence-Based Childhood Fever Management Through a Peer Education Programme Based on the Theory of Planned Behaviour, Journal of Clinical Nursing p1966-1979
- Walsh A, Edwards HE, (2006) Management of Childhood Fever by Parents: Literature Review, Journal of Advanced Nursing p217-227
- Walsh AM, Edwards HE, Courtney MD, Wilson J, Monaghan S, (2005) Fever Management: Paediatric Nurses' Knowledge, Attitudes and Influencing Factors, Journal of Advanced Nursing p453-464
- Barnes M, Walsh AM, Courtney MD, Dowd T, (2004) School Based Youth Health Nurses' Role in Assisting Young People Access Health Services in Provincial, Rural and Remote Areas of Queensland Australia, Rural and Remote Health p1-10
- Barnes M, Courtney MD, Pratt JD, Walsh AM, (2004) The Roles, Responsibilities and Professional Development Needs of Child Health Nurses, Focus on Health Professional Education p52-63
- Courtney MD, Tong S, Walsh A, (2000) Older Patients in the Acute Care Setting: Rural and Metropolitan Nurses' Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices, Australian Journal of Rural Health p94-102
For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.