The Nursing Research Institute organise an annual research seminar series where researchers and staff can showcase their research projects. The seminars are open to all Australian Catholic University, St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne students, researchers and clinicians. Click on the links below for details.

The Nursing Research Institute Melbourne (NRI) in partnership with the NRI Sydney, Allied Health Research Unit (Sydney) and Allied Health (Melbourne) (Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)) have come together to offer a suite of research seminars to all SVHA clinicians interested in research. Sessions offered as part of the @Allied Health Grand Round (Melb) and Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd) have also been collated here for your convenience.

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17 Feb
12:30-1:30pm
@Allied Health Grand Round

Oral language skills of high-risk young people (youth offenders and those in the state care system), and the role of oral language competence as an academic and mental health protective factor in childhood and adolescence

Chair: Dr Karen Borschmann / Fiona McKinnon, Allied Health, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Professor Pamela Snow, Professor of Cognitive Psychology, School of Education, La Trobe University

Allied Health (Melb)

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24 Feb
1-2pm
Navigating the ethics process @ St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

Chair: Lauren Christie, Allied Health Research Fellow, St Vincent’s Health Network, Sydney

Dr Pamela Blaikie, Research Office Manager St. Vincent’s Health Network Sydney Translational Research Centre

Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)

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24 Feb
1-2pm
Navigating the ethics process @ St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Chair: Dr Karen Borschmann, Allied Health Research Translation Fellow, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Dr Tam Nguyen, Deputy Director, Research Directorate, St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)

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10 Mar
12:30-1:10pm

Barriers and enablers to implementing hospital-acquired urinary tract infection prevention strategies: A qualitative study using the Theoretical Domains Framework
Reducing isolation and loneliness through an intergenerational program designed to engage adolescents and older people in residential aged care

Chair: Dr Cintia Martinez, Research Officer, Nursing Research Institute
Dr Oyebola Fasugba, Research Officer, Nursing Research Institute, St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney
Dr Bridget Laging, Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University

Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

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24 Mar
1-2pm
Identifying an evidence practice gap and designing your research question

Chair: Dr Karen Borschmann, Allied Health Research Translation Fellow, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
Lauren Christie, Allied Health Research Fellow, St Vincent’s Health Network, Sydney

Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)

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14 Apr
12:30-1:10pm

Club Connect: a feasibility randomised controlled trial of a healthy brain ageing cognitive training program for older adults with major depression

Chair: Lauren Christie, Allied Health Research Fellow, St Vincent’s Health Network, Sydney
Claudia Woolf, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Older People’s Mental Health, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

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28 Apr
1-2pm
So, you got funded – what now?

Presentations from 2 Clinician Researcher Grant Recipients

Chair: Lauren Christie, Allied Health Research Fellow, St Vincent’s Health Network, Sydney
John Forster, Mental Health Nurse Consultant Manager, Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry, St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
Tom Wheelan, Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care Consultative Service, St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)

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5 May
12:30-1:10pm

Negative emotional appraisal selectively disrupts retrieval of expected outcome values required for goal-directed instrumental choice

Chair: Dr Cintia Martinez, Research Officer, Nursing Research Institute
Tanya Pritchard, Research Officer, Nursing Research Institute, St Vincent’s Health Network, Sydney

Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

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12 May
12:30-1:10pm

Implementation science: novel study designs for improving evidence-informed care

Chair: Lauren Christie, Allied Health Research Fellow, St Vincent’s Health Network, Sydney
Dr Mitchell Sarkies, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University

Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

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26 May
1-2pm

Conducting a Literature Search Using Online Databases

Chair: Danila Durante, Librarian
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Julie Williams, Research Librarian, St. Vincent’s Hospital Library Service
Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)

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2 Jun
12:30-1:10pm

Swallowing and voice outcomes after heart and lung transplant
Chair: Benjamin McElduff, Research Assistant, Nursing Research Institute

Rebecca Black, Senior Speech Pathologist, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney
Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

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9 Jun
1-2pm

St. Vincent’s Hospital Research Endowment Fund (REF): What is it and how to apply?
Chair: Alysia Coventry, Senior Research Officer, Nursing Research Institute

My-Nhan Nguyen, Clinical Trials Liaison Officer, Research Directorate, St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)

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16 Jun
12:30-1:30pm

@Allied Health Grand Round,
Trauma Informed Care
Chair: Dr Karen Borschmann / Fiona McKinnon, Allied Health, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Melinda Collins, Senior Social Worker, St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Allied Health (Melb)

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Phone Conference ID: 508 463 119#

 

23 Jun
1-2pm

Grant Writing 101 – Tips for Success
Chair: Kelly Coughlan, Research Assistant, Nursing Research Institute

Prof Elizabeth McInnes, Professor of Nursing SVHM, Deputy Director NRI
Dr Karen Borschmann, Allied Health Research and Translation Lead, SVHM
Lauren Christie, Senior Implementation Science Research Fellow - Allied Health, SVHS
Alysia Coventry, Senior Research Officer, Nursing Research Institute

Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)

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7 Jul
12:30-1:10pm

Hospital pharmacists and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Chair: Joy Israel, Research Officer, Nursing Research Institute

Susie Welch, Senior Pharmacist, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

Zoom details are:
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14 Jul
12:30-1:10pm

Commercial bicycling injury patterns: The human cost of the delivery gig economy
Chair: Lauren Christie, Allied Health Research Fellow, St Vincent’s Health Network, Sydney

Dr Mitchell Sarkies, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University

Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

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28 Jul
1-2pm

Using REDCap for data collection
Chair: Lauren Christie, Allied Health Research Fellow, St Vincent’s Health Network, Sydney

Robert Kent, Research Manager, Kinghorn Cancer Centre, St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney

Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)

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2-6 Aug

Aikenhead Centre for Medical Research (ACMD) Research Week, St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

TBC

Research Directorate, St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

 

4 Aug
12:30-1:10pm

Quality in Acute Stroke Care (QASC) - Europe
Chair: Dr John Rihari-Thomas, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Nursing Research Institute

Simeon Dale, Clinical Research Fellow & QASC Europe Project Manager, Nursing Research Institute, St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

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25 Aug
1-2pm

Opportunities for academic partnerships and graduate research. Panel Discussion.
Chair: Professor Liz McInnes, Professor of Nursing, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne & Deputy Director, Nursing Research Institute
TBC

Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)

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1 Sep
12:30-1:10pm

Process Evaluation of Quality in Acute Stroke Care (QASC) Europe
Chair: Julie Gawthorne, Clinical Fellow, Australian Catholic University

Liz McInnes, Professor of Nursing, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Deputy Director, Nursing Research Institute

Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

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TCB Sep
SVHS Research Week
TBC

15 Sep
12:30-1:30pm

@Allied Health Grand Round
Chair: Dr Karen Borschmann / Fiona McKinnon, Allied Health, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

TBC

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22 Sep
TBC

Chair: Alysia Coventry, Senior Research Officer, Nursing Research Institute
TBC

Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)

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29 Sept
12:30-1:10pm

Implementing large-system value-based healthcare initiatives: seven natural experiments
Chair: Lauren Christie, Allied Health Research Fellow, St Vincent’s Health Network, Sydney

Dr Mitchell Sarkies, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University

Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

Zoom details are:
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6 Oct
12:30-1:10pm

The impact of pre-operative nutrition support in heart and lung transplant patients: examining feasibility and acceptability
Chair: Simeon Dale, Clinical Research Fellow & QASC Europe Project Manager

Mallory Hall, Dietitian, St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

Zoom details are:
Meeting ID: 979 4778 8845
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27 Oct
1-2pm

Short term impacts from the 2020 SVHM Registered Undergraduate Student of Nursing (RUSON) program
The development, implementation, and evaluation of a novel trauma-informed care intervention: A randomised controlled trial
Chair: John Forster, Mental Health Nurse Consultant Manager, Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry, St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Katherine McBrearty, Practice Development Nurse – Projects, Education Projects & Research, SVHM
Dr Rachel Zordan, Senior Research Fellow, Education and Learning, St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Inclusive Health Data Research, St. Vincent’s Health Australia, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Melbourne

Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)

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3 Nov
12:30-1:10pm

High risk foot management- TBC
Chair: Susan Whittam, Honorary Clinical Fellow, Nursing Research Institute

Jill Featherston, Podiatry Manager, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

Zoom details are:
Meeting ID: 979 4778 8845
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17 Nov
12:30-1:30pm

@Allied Health Grand Round
Chair: Dr Karen Borschmann / Fiona McKinnon, Allied Health, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
TBC

Allied Health (Melb)

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24 Nov
1-2pm

What is the latest evidence for prevention of pressure injuries: Findings from Cochrane reviews
Chair: Kelly Coughlan, Research Assistant, Nursing Research Institute

Prof Elizabeth McInnes, Professor of Nursing St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Deputy Director Nursing Research Institute

Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Collaboration (Melb/Syd)

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1 Dec
12:30-1:10pm

Outcomes of the Evidence-based Nursing CORE assessment (ENCORE) Trial
Chair: Dr Tanya Pritchard, Research Officer, Nursing Research Institute

Dr John Rihari-Thomas, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, ACCELERATE Trial, Nursing Research Institute, St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

Applied Medical Research/ Nursing Research Institute/ Allied Health Research Unit (Syd)

Zoom details are:
Meeting ID: 979 4778 8845
Password: AMRSS
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If you have questions about any sessions, please contact:

Nursing Research Institute – Melbourne
Alysia.Coventry@svha.org.au or Kelly.Coughlan@acu.edu.au

Nursing Research Institute/ Applied Medical Research/ Allied Health Research Unit – Sydney
Cintia.Martinez@acu.edu.au
lauren.christie@svha.org.au

Allied Health Research - Sydney
lauren.christie@svha.org.au

Allied Health Research - Melbourne
Karen.borschmann@svha.org.au

Research Directorate St. Vincents Hospital Melbourne
Aikenhead Centre for Medical Research (ACMD) Research Week – Melbourne
Research Directorate - SVHM research.directorate@svha.org.au

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