Associate Professor Judith Magarey

Judith Magarey
Acting Head of School
Adelaide Nursing School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Associate Professor Judy Magarey graduated as a Registered Nurse at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in the 1970s and completed a Critical Care Certificate in the early 1980s. Judy worked clinically in the Intensive Care Unit for a number of years and then coordinated the Critical Care Course in 1985. When the Department of Clinical Nursing was established at the University of Adelaide in 1995 she was seconded to helped write the curriculum for and coordinate the Graduate Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing, a role she continued until 2001. Judy was awarded a Diploma of Nursing from SACAE & FUSA in 1990, a Bachelor of Nursing from FUSA in 1992 and a Master of Nursing (research) at FUSA in 1998. In 2002 she was the first Australian nurse to graduate with a Doctor of Nursing. This required her to undertake three linked research studies which included a systematic review, a descriptive study of patient’s experiences in ICU and a study comparing clinical evaluation of sedation with the Bispectal index of the EEG. She was responsible for writing the curriculum of the Bachelor of Nursing program first offered at the University of Adelaide in 2005. Judy has successfully supervised seven doctoral, 22 Masters and five Honours students to successful completion and currently teaches research methods in the Masters and Bachelor Nursing program. She is Deputy Head of the Adelaide Nursing School and Lead of Learning & Teaching. Her research interests involve nursing practice in acute care.

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Associate Professor Judith Magarey

Associate Professor Judy Magarey graduated as a Registered Nurse at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in the 1970s and completed a Critical Care Certificate in the early 1980s. Judy worked clinically in the Intensive Care Unit for a number of years and then coordinated the Critical Care Course in 1985. When the Department of Clinical Nursing was established at the University of Adelaide in 1995 she was seconded to helped write the curriculum for and coordinate the Graduate Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing, a role she continued until 2001. Judy was awarded a Diploma of Nursing from SACAE & FUSA in 1990, a Bachelor of Nursing from FUSA in 1992 and a Master of Nursing (research) at FUSA in 1998. In 2002 she was the first Australian nurse to graduate with a Doctor of Nursing. This required her to undertake three linked research studies which included a systematic review, a descriptive study of patient’s experiences in ICU and a study comparing clinical evaluation of sedation with the Bispectal index of the EEG. She was responsible for writing the curriculum of the Bachelor of Nursing program first offered at the University of Adelaide in 2005. Judy has successfully supervised seven doctoral, 22 Masters and five Honours students to successful completion and currently teaches research methods in the Masters and Bachelor Nursing program. She is Deputy Head of the Adelaide Nursing School and Lead of Learning & Teaching. Her research interests involve nursing practice in acute care.

Current            Continuing research conducted with students.

2013                Project funded by Heart Foundation evaluation of the ‘My Heart, My Life’ resource.

2003                Faculty of Health Sciences Research ‘Establishment’ Grant - The effectiveness of nursing actions designed to reduce noise, promote sleep and communicate with intensive care patients. A Systematic Review.

1999-2002       Doctor of Nursing

Research Portfolio Sedation of adult ventilated patients in the Intensive Care Unit. Comprised of the following studies:

The effectiveness of propofol versus midazolam for the sedation of adult ventilated patients in intensive care units (ICUs). A systematic review.

A descriptive study to explore patients’ memories of their stay in an intensive care unit (ICU) and to investigate the association of their memories with the sedation regimens used.

A study to investigate the association between the critical illness sedation scale (CISS), independent clinical judgment and the Bispectral index of EEG for the assessment of sedation of ventilated patients in an intensive care unit (ICU).

1994 – 1998    Master of Nursing Research Topic: The Development and Implementation of a Sedation Scale for Critically Ill Ventilated Patients: Research studies:

Sedation Of Adult Critically Ill Ventilated Patients In Intensive Care Units: a National Survey

Questionnaire on factors relating to the titration of sedation sent to nursing staff working in the intensive care units of two large metropolitan intensive care units.

The development and validation of a sedation scale for critically ill patients in intensive care.

Post implementation nursing staff questionnaire.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2009 Deputy Head of Discipline / School The University of Adelaide
2005 - 2009 Acting Head of Department The University of Adelaide
2001 - 2005 Lecturer B University of Adelaide, Adelaide
1995 - 2001 Lecturer The University of Adelaide
1985 - 2001 Critical Care Educator / Course Coordiator Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide
1983 - 1985 Critical Care Nurse Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide
1979 - 1983 Registered Nurse Royal Adelaide Hospital
1976 - 1979 Student Nurse Royal Adelaide Hospital

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2003 Award Finalist Nursing Excellence Awards (Research). SA Health Nursing & Midwifery
2000 Achievement Winner Best Nursing Review Paper, 25th Australian & New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting on Intensive Care. Australian College of Critical Care Nurses

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2002 The University of Adelaide Australia Doctor of Nursing
1992 Flinders University of South Australia Australia Bachelor of Nursing
1990 Sturt CAE / Flinders University, Adelaide Australia Diploma of Nursing
1988 Flinders University, Adelaide Australia Master of Nursing (Research)

Postgraduate Training

Date Title Institution Country
1984 Critical Care Certificate Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide Australia

Certifications

Date Title Institution name Country
1984 Critical Care Certificate Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide Australia
1979 General Nursing Registration Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide Australia

Research Interests

Cardiology, Education, Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy, Nursing

Journals

Year Citation
2016 Sabyani, H., Wiechula, R., Magarey, J. & Donnelly, F. (2016). Healthcare professionals' experiences of having a significant other admitted into an acute care facility: a qualitative systematic review protocol.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 14, 5, 103-109.
10.11124/jbisrir-2016-002617
2016 Mafara, K., Magarey, J. & Rasmussen, P. (2016). The lived experience of haemodialysis patents who have had a new arteriovenous fistula cannulated in a satellite unit. Renal Society of Australasia Journal, 12, 3, 88-92.
2016 Page, T., Magarey, J. & Wiechula, R. (2016). The impact of exposure time on biophysical parameters of the wound environment and patient comfort during dressing changes: a descriptive study. Wound Practice & Research: Journal of the Australian Wound Management Association, 24, 3, 151-158.
2012 Lynch, T., Magarey, J. & Wiechula, R. (2012). What is the experience of migrant nurses in attempting to meet the English language requirements for registration in Australia?. Journal of Teaching and Education (Online), 1, 3, 143-149.
2012 Lau, B., Magarey, J. & Wiechula, R. (2012). Violence in the emergency department: an ethnographic study (Part I). International Emergency Nursing, 20, 2, 69-75.
10.1016/j.ienj.2011.07.006
2012 Lau, B., Magarey, J. & Wiechula, R. (2012). Violence in the emergency department: an ethnographic study (part II). International Emergency Nursing, 20, 3, 126-132.
10.1016/j.ienj.2011.08.001
2011 Tan, M., Magarey, J., Chee, S., Lee, L. & Tan, M. (2011). A brief structured education programme enhances self-care practices and improves glycaemic control in Malaysians with poorly controlled diabetes. Health Education Research, 26, 5, 896-907.
10.1093/her/cyr047
2010 Kernick, J. & Magarey, J. (2010). What is the evidence for the use of high flow nasal cannula oxygen in adult patients admitted to critical care units? A systematic review. Australian Critical Care, 23, 2, 53-70.
10.1016/j.aucc.2010.01.001
2008 Tan, M. & Magarey, J. (2008). Self-care practices of Malaysian adults with diabetes and sub-optimal glycaemic control. Patient Education and Counseling, 72, 2, 252-267.
10.1016/j.pec.2008.03.017
2006 Lau, J. & Magarey, J. (2006). Review of research methods used to investigate violence in the emergency department. Accident and Emergency Nursing, 14, 2, 111-116.
10.1016/j.aaen.2006.02.003
2005 Magarey, J. & McCutcheon, H. (2005). 'Fishing with the dead' - recall of memories from the ICU. Intensive and Critical Care, 21, 6, 344-354.
10.1016/j.iccn.2005.02.004
2004 Lau, J., Magarey, J. & McCutcheon, H. (2004). Violence in the emergency department: a literature review. Australian Emergency Nursing Journal, 7, 2, 27-37.
10.1016/S1328-2743(05)80028-8
2001 Magarey, J. (2001). Propofol or midazolam - which is best for the sedation of adult ventilated patients in intensive care units? A systematic review. Australian Critical Care, 14, 4, 147-154.
10.1016/S1036-7314(05)80056-6
2001 Magarey, J. (2001). Elements of a systematic review. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 7, 6, 376-382.
10.1046/j.1440-172X.2001.00295.x

Books

Year Citation
2000 Magarey, J. (2000). The Effectiveness of Propofol versus Midazolam for the Sedation of Adult Ventilated Patients in Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Australia: The Joanna Briggs Institute for Evidence Based Nursing and Midwifery.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2013 Millington, S. K., Magarey, J. & Clark, R. (2013). Title: A Mother’s heart beats for two: exploring current continuum of care for women with cardiac disease during pregnancy. Heart Foundation National Conference 2013. Adelaide, South Australia.
2013 Millington, S. K., Magarey, J. & Clark, R. A. (2013). A Mother's heart beats for two: exploring current continuum of care for women with cardiac disease during pregnancy. Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association (ACRA) Conference. Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, Melbourne.

2016 Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences e-Learning Grant  “Creation of digital resources for the Bachelor of Nursing Research course”.  $4000 with Dr Philippa Rasmussen and Dr Suzanne Gardner 

2013  Project funded by Heart Foundation evaluation of the ‘My Heart, My Life’ resource. $26,000 With Dr Tim Schultz 

2010 Health Workforce Australia Grants Judy Was one of the members of the committee of Adelaide, School of Nursing which submitted a bids with 3 partners to establish new learning hubs for undergraduate students. These were with Resthaven, Glenside Hospital and UniCare. 

 2010 In addition Health Work Force Australia funded a  Nurse Led Healthy Staff Clinic. The clinic provides a free mobile health assessment and health promotion service to all University staff and HDR students. 

 

Teaching 

Education Specialist 2016 - present

Adelaide Nursing School Lead Learning & Teaching 2009 to present 

2014 - present

Coordinator MNSc course, Research Literacy. Coordinator BNurs Course Research Methods and Evidence Based Practice

2011  to 2014

Coordinator MNSc course, International Issues in Nursing Service Delivery and Research Literacy.

2010 

MNSc courses, Empirical & Analytical Research in Health and International Issues in Nursing Service Delivery. Bachelor of Nursing -Problem Based Learning, Coordinator Graduate Diploma Core Course- Research Literacy

2006-2009

Coordinator MNSc courses, Empirical & Analytical Research in Health and International Issues in Nursing Service Delivery. Problem Based Learning Tutor Bachelor of Nursing, Coordinator Bachelor of Health Science Honours, Nursing Program. Coordinator Infection Control Nursing; Gerontology.

2004-2005

Coordinator Doctor of Nursing Program, Coordinator Bachelor of Health Science Honours Nursing Program, Coordinator MNSc courses, Empirical & Analytical Research in Nursing and International Issues in Nursing Service Delivery.

2003

Led the development of curriculum for the Bachelor of Nursing. The curriculum was accredited by the Nursing & Midwifery Board of SA and approved by the Academic Program Accreditation and Review Panel (APARP) and Academic Board of the University of Adelaide.

2001-2002      

Coordination of International Issues in Nursing Service Delivery and coordination of Developing Advanced Practice in Health Systems I & II core course for Graduate Diploma study plans.

1996-2001

 Coordination of a number of programs Graduate Diploma in Cardiac Nursing and Graduate Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing Graduate Certificate Nursing Science (Retrieval Nursing) and (Hyperbaric Nursing), Department of Clinical Nursing, the University of Adelaide.

1995

Coordinator, the Graduate Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing, Department of Clinical Nursing, the University of Adelaide. Employed by Royal Adelaide Hospital. Responsible for the development and implementation for the new curriculum with Professors Judy Lumby and Alan Pearson.

1991 -1995

Coordinator and Clinical Supervisor 1 year Intensive Care Certificate, Royal Adelaide Hospital.  Responsible for the development and implementation of a new curriculum.

1988 -1991

Clinical Educator, Intensive Care Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital., Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor for the 1 year Intensive Care Certificate.

Current Supervision 

Osama Ahmad Hamdan Alkouri PhD

Developing a tailored patient centred Intervention for Heart Failure patients in Jordan.

Sindy Millington PhD Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy

Jo Perry PhD How is patient information transferred throughout the perioperative experience?

Hussamaldeen Sabyani DNurs When a nurse has a family member admitted to an Acute Care Hospital

Happy Indah Kusumawati MNSc Analysis of factors influencing length of stay in Emergency Department 

Past Supervision 

22 Master Students

5 Honours students 

7 Doctoral Students

Various methodologies, Ehtnography, phenomenology, RCTs, Descriptive Studies, Critical Social Theory. 

Topics Critical Care, Acute Nursing, Cardiac Disease. 

Consulting/Advisories

Date Institution Department Organisation Type Country
2013 - ongoing The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia Australia
Position
Acting Head of School
Phone
83136055
Fax
8313 3594
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building
Room Number
WS4064.23
Org Unit
Nursing

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