Personal details

Adjunct Professor Anne Chang
Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Nursing - CDA
Discipline *
Nursing, Public Health and Health Services, Psychology
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Identifiers and profiles

Doctor of Philosophy (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Fellow of Royal College of Nursing, Australia

Advanced Nursing Practice, Chronic disease, Evidence, Psychosocial, Readmission, Self-efficacy, Self-management, Stroke, Systematic Review

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


Professor Chang is the Director of the Nursing Research Centre (NRC) and of The Queensland Centre for Evidence Based Nursing & Midwifery (QCEBNM), both based at the Mater Health Services in South Brisbane. The focus of research at Mater NRC is on the investigation of methods for improving patient care. The NRC conducts a Research Intern program that trains and supports nurses/midwives in research methods. The QCEBNM undertakes systematic reviews and projects facilitation nurses/midwives translation of evidence into practice. Educational activities of the QCEBNM are focused on developing the skills and confidence of clinical nursing and midwifery staff in locating, appraising and integrating evidence into their practice.
Research interests

  • acute care nursing
  • psychosocial nursing
  • symptom management
  • self-efficacy and self-management
  • facilitating evidence-based nursing/midwifery practice.

Project highlights

  • 2008 – 2012: Preventing hospital re-admissions and loss of functionality in high risk older adults: A randomised controlled trial, Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant.
  • 2008– 2010: Wound Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
  • 2009-2010: Peer Support Based Cardiac-Diabetes Self-Management Program, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
  • 2009-2010: Development of a scale to measure nurses’ self-efficacy to practice, Queensland Nursing Council.
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Anne Chang.


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