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Dr Shirley McGough


Position
Lecturer
Faculty
Office of the Provost
School
Faculty of Health Sciences
Campus
Bentley Campus
Location
405.404
Phone
08 9266 9087

Memberships, Awards and Training

  • Teaching Excellence Development Fund 2016. Project name: Ready, set, go. Simulation and its link to employability skills in acute mental health nursing
  • Australian Learning and Teaching Council. Assuring Graduate Capabilities. Assuring Graduate Capabilities. (2011).
  • The Nurses Memorial Trust Grant. Facilitating equity in mental health outcomes for Aboriginal people within mainstream mental health services in Western Australia.
  • Australian College of Mental Health Nurses
  • Australian Nursing Federation

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Employment History

Present

  • Lecturer 

Previous

  • Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Director of Teaching & Learning (Acting)
  • Mental health representative UG Nursing Curriculum Renewal Committee (NCRC) as the as part of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing Mental health Curriculum Development in Pre-registration Nursing Degrees Project 2010/2011

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Teachings

Teaching - Current

  • NURS4004 Mental Health Wellbeing
  • NURS5005 Evidence Informed Clinicial Research (PG)
  • MENT3000: Behavioral Perspectives of Mental Health Wellbeing
  • NURS5022: Behavioural Perspectives of Mental Health (GEM)
  • NURS3003: Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice
  • CRIT3000: Complex Nursing Practice
  • Supervisor Masters students
  • Unit Coordinator – NURS5005 Evidence Informed Clinical Practice
  • Unit Coordinator - NURS4004 Mental Health Wellbeing
  • Deputy Coordinator: MENT300 Behavioural Perspectives of Mental Health Wellbeing
  • Deputy Coordinator: NURS5022 Behavioural Perspectives of Mental Health (GEM)

Teaching - Previous

  • Course coordinator Master of Nursing Practice (GEM)
  • Course coordinator Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing
  • Unit Coordinator - Professional Practice Contract 394. Clinical unit as part of Registered Nurse Conversion program
  • Unit Coordinator and teaching – Nursing Bioscience 346
  • Unit Coordinator Advanced Practice Mental Health 562
  • Unit Coordinator Mental Health Nursing Practice 562
  • Unit Coordinator Mental Health Nursing Practice 501
  • Teaching in Behavioural Responses to Illness 243
  • Teaching in Research Foundations of Nursing 213
  • Teaching in Psychiatric Nursing Practice 326
  • Teaching in Transitional Nursing Practice 417
  • Teaching in Transitional Nursing Practice 427

 

 

 

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Research Interests

Current

  • Qualitative, Grounded theory. Cultural safety. Mental health.
  • Registered Supervisor for HDR students

Previous

PhD. Facilitating equity in mental health outcomes for Aboriginal people within mainstream mental health services in Western Australia. A grounded theory study.

Team Investigator with the NHMRC Capacity Building Grant in Indigenous mental health research “Building mental wealth: Improved mental health for better health outcomes among Indigenous Australians”.

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Specialty Areas

Mental health/Mental Illness. Behavioural perspective of mental health and wellbeing. Grounded theory.

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Publications


2018

Journal Articles (Research)

2009

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Wynaden, D., and S. McGough. 2009. "Improving the mental health content of a undergraduate nursing program: A personal journey.": WILEY-BLACKWELL.
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2016

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

2010

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • McGough, S. 2010. "A lesson in research ethics for a white western woman [Research Symposium]." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING 19: A30-A30.
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Additional Information

  • Peer Reviewer - Joanna Briggs Institute 
  • Curtin University - Low risk ethics peer reviewer
  • Supervisor HDR students

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