Personal details

Name
Dr Jason Mills
Position(s)
Lecturer
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
Phone
+61 7 3138 9607
Email
Location
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (University of Sydney), Master of Culture, Health and Medicine (Australian National University), Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing (RMIT Univesity Melbourne), Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education) (University of Melbourne), Graduate Certificate in Health Promoting Palliative Care (La Trobe University), Bachelor of Nursing (Hons 1) (Australian Catholic Uni), Bachelor of Nursing (University of Canberra), Certified Compassion Educator (Stanford University)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Fellow, Australian College of Nursing;
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy, UK;
  • Member, International Academy of Nursing Editors;
  • Member, End of Life Care Policy Chapter (ACN);
  • Member, Palliative Care Nurses Australia;
  • Member, Palliative Care Queensland;
  • Member, Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association;
  • Member, QUT Academy of Learning and Teaching
  • Member, Higher Education Research Network
  • Founding Member, Compassionate Communities Network.
* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Jason is an experienced Lecturer with clinical and research expertise in palliative care. A Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing and the Higher Education Academy, he graduated with First Class Honours in Nursing and has completed postgraduate training in Health Promoting Palliative Care, Mental Health Nursing, Medical Anthropology, Positive Psychology, and Compassion Science.

Jason is a Certified Compassion Educator at the Stanford University’s Centre for Compassion & Altruism Research & Education (CCARE), and teaches its flagship Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) Program. To date, his research has examined both workforce (PhD) and community capacity (Hons) in the context of palliative and end of life care. Jason’s current research projects encompass the promotion of compassion and digital literacies in both professional and community contexts, as well as the use of digital health applications to enhance patient outcomes.

Jason is Editor-in-Chief for the multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal Progress in Palliative Care. He also serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Palliative Nursing, and Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research.

This information has been contributed by Dr Jason Mills.

Teaching

  • BN Subject Area Coordinator (Leading and Learning Stream)
  • Unit Coordinator and Lecturer, NSB606 Palliative Care Nursing
  • Unit Coordinator and Lecturer, NSB303 Partnerships in Health and Illness
  • Discipline Mentor (Nursing), Health Fusion Interprofessional Education
  • Tutor, NSB305 Leading and Learning: Building Professional Capacity
  • Tutor, NSB203 Inquiry in Clinical Practice
  • Tutor, NSB204 Mental Health: Self and Others
  • Tutor, NSB105, Wellness Across the Lifespan
  • Tutor, NSB104 Leading and Learning
This information has been contributed by Dr Jason Mills.

Publications


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

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2019
Details
Editor-in-Chief, Progress in Palliative Care.
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2018
Details
Editor, Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research.
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2018
Details
Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Palliative Nursing.

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Understanding end-of-life communication in intensive care - perceptions and practices of healthcare professionals
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr John Rosenberg, Professor Theresa Green
  • Unmet needs of informal carers of people living with life-limiting illness and receiving palliative care.
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Distinguished Professor Patsy Yates