Ashagre Assaye

Ashagre Assaye

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

Adelaide Nursing School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

I am expert nurse professional with research interest in patient safety, quality of healthcare and health systems research. From September 2007 to August 2015, I was working in Jimma University Department of Nursing, and from September 2015 to July 2017, I was working in Bahir Dar University School of Nursing at different academic positions. Currently I am PhD candidate (Nursing) at The University of Adelaide.

Patient safety outcomes in acute care settings

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2016 - 2017 Assistant Professor Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar
    2015 - 2016 Lecturer Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar
    2011 - 2015 Lecturer Jimma University
    2007 - 2009 Graduate assistant Jimma University
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Amharic Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2009 - 2011 Jimma University Ethiopia Masters (MSc) in Adult health Nursing
    2005 - 2007 Jimma University Ethiopia Bachelor (BSC) in Nursing
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2019 Assaye, A. M., Wiechula, R., Schultz, T. J., & Feo, R. (2019). Nurse staffing models in medical-surgical units of acute care settings: A cross-sectional study.. Int J Nurs Pract, 26(1), e12812.
    2018 Assaye, A., Wiechula, R., Schultz, T., & Feo, R. (2018). Impact of nurse staffing on patient and nurse workforce outcomes in acute care settings in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 16(12), 2260-2267.
    2017 Wang, H., Abajobir, A., Abate, K., Abbafati, C., Abbas, K., Abd-Allah, F., . . . Bennett, J. (2017). Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970-2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet, 390(10100), 1084-1150.
    DOI Scopus243 WoS229 Europe PMC151
    2017 Tewabe, T., Mohammed, S., Tilahun, Y., Melaku, B., Fenta, M., Dagnaw, T., . . . Belete, H. (2017). Clinical outcome and risk factors of neonatal sepsis among neonates in Felege Hiwot referral Hospital, Bahir Dar, Amhara Regional State, North West Ethiopia 2016: a retrospective chart review.. BMC research notes, 10(1), 265.
    DOI Europe PMC5
    2017 Mokdad, A. (2017). Transport injuries and deaths in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study. International Journal of Public Health, 63(Suppl 1), 187-198.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS2 Europe PMC1
    2016 Ademe, B. W., Tebeje, B., & Molla, A. (2016). Availability and utilization of medical devices in Jimma zone hospitals, Southwest Ethiopia: a case study. BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, 16(1), 10 pages.
    2016 Dagget, T., Molla, A., & Belachew, T. (2016). Job related stress among nurses working in Jimma Zone public hospitals, South West Ethiopia: a cross sectional study.. BMC nursing, 15(1), 39.
    DOI Europe PMC14
    2015 Tegegne, M., Mossie, T., Awoke, A., Assaye, A., Gebrie, B., & Eshetu, D. (2015). Depression and anxiety disorder among epileptic people at Amanuel Specialized Mental Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. BMC Psychiatry, 15(1), 7 pages.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS12 Europe PMC10
    2014 Fentahun, N., Molla, A., & Wondafrash, B. (2014). Self-efficacy analysis among HIV positive patients in Jimma University Specialized Hospital: a cross-sectional study. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 4, S597-S602.
    2012 Fentahun, N., & Ashagre, M. (2012). Determinants of and opportunities for continuing education among health care professionals in public health care institutions in Jimma township, Southwest Ethiopia. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 3, 89-96.

Beacon of Enlightenment PhD Scholarship  by The University of Adelaide (July 2017 - July 2020)

  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2015 - ongoing Member Ethiopian Red Cross Society Ethiopia
    2014 - ongoing Member Ethipoian Public Health Association Ethiopia

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