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, 24 Masters and five Honours students to successful completion and currently teaches research methods in the Masters and Bachelor Nursing program. She is Acting Head of the Adelaide Nursing School and Lead of Learning & Teaching. Her research interests involve nursing practice in acute care.
- My Research
- Grants and Funding
- Professional Activities
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.
Date Position Institution name 2017 Acting Head of School University of Adelaide, Adelaide 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 Country Amount 2003 Award Finalist Nursing Excellence Awards (Research). SA Health Nursing & Midwifery Australia — 2000 Achievement Winner Best Nursing Review Paper, 25th Australian & New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting on Intensive Care. Australian College of Critical Care Nurses Australia —
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)
Date Title Institution Country 1984 Critical Care Certificate Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide Australia
Date Title Institution name Country 1984 Critical Care Certificate Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide Australia 1979 General Nursing Registration Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide Australia
Year Citation 2019 Millington, S., Magarey, J., Dekker, G., & Clark, R. (2019). Cardiac conditions in pregnancy and the role of midwives: A discussion paper. Nursing Open, 6(3), 722-732.
2019 Alsaiari, E. M., Magarey, J., & Rasmussen, P. (2019). An Investigation of the Needs of Saudi Parents of Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.. Cureus, 11(1), e3887.
2019 Kusumawati, H., Magarey, J., & Rasmussen, P. (2019). Analysis of factors influencing length of stay in the Emergency Department in public hospital, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Australasian Emergency Care, 22(3), 174-179.
2019 Negesa, L., Magarey, J., Rasmussen, P., & Hendriks, J. (2019). Cardiovascular risk behaviour is an emerging health issue in developing countries: a cross-sectional study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 18(8), 679-690.
2019 Cooper, M., Rasmussen, P., & Magarey, J. (2019). Governance of skilled migration and registration of internationally qualified health practitioners: An Australian policy perspective. Australian Health Review.
2018 Alboliteeh, M., Magarey, J., & Wiechula, R. (2018). The professional journey of Saudi nurse graduates: A lived experience. Clinical Nursing Studies, 6(1), 76-83.
2018 Alshahrani, S., Magarey, J., & Kitson, A. (2018). Relatives’ involvement in the care of patients in acute medical wards in two different countries—An ethnographic study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(11-12), 2333-2345.
DOI Scopus3 WoS4 Europe PMC1
2017 Sabyani, H., Wiechula, R., Magarey, J., & Donnelly, F. (2017). Experiences of healthcare professionals of having their significant other admitted to an acute care facility: A qualitative systematic review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 15(5), 1409-1439.
2017 Alboliteeh, M., Magarey, J., & Wiechula, R. (2017). The profile of Saudi nursing workforce: a cross-sectional study. Nursing Research and Practice, 2017, 1-9.
DOI Europe PMC2
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. 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.
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. 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.
DOI Scopus27 WoS26 Europe PMC18
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.
DOI Scopus9 WoS10 Europe PMC7
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.
DOI Scopus38 WoS37 Europe PMC31
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.
DOI Scopus50 Europe PMC25
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.
DOI Scopus68 Europe PMC38
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.
DOI Scopus18 Europe PMC6
2005 Magarey, J., & McCutcheon, H. (2005). 'Fishing with the dead' - recall of memories from the ICU. Intensive and Critical Care, 21(6), 344-354.
DOI Scopus39 Europe PMC27
2004 Lau, J., Magarey, J., & McCutcheon, H. (2004). Violence in the emergency department: a literature review. Australian Emergency Nursing Journal, 7(2), 27-37.
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.
DOI Scopus14 Europe PMC8
2001 Magarey, J. (2001). Elements of a systematic review. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 7(6), 376-382.
1997 Magarey, J. (1997). Sedation of adult critically ill ventilated patients in intensive care units: a national survey. Australian Critical Care, 10(3), 90-93.
DOI Scopus39 Europe PMC24
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. Poster session presented at the meeting of 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. Poster session presented at the meeting of 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coordinator and Clinical Supervisor 1 year Intensive Care Certificate, Royal Adelaide Hospital. Responsible for the development and implementation of a new curriculum.
Clinical Educator, Intensive Care Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital., Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor for the 1 year Intensive Care Certificate.
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2018 Co-Supervisor Leadership styles among nurses' managers and its impact on nursing performance and their consequences on patient outcomes in Saudi Arabian hospitals Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Abdulhafith Yahya Alharbi 2018 Co-Supervisor Factors Influencing the Experiences of Expatriate Nurses when Precepting Nursing Students: A Mixed methods study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Aishah Shaher B Al Harbi 2017 Co-Supervisor Accreditation and Regulatory requirements for Health Professionals Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Melissa Kaye Cooper 2017 Principal Supervisor Trend, Burden and Associated Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Diseases Ethiopia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Lemma Negesa Bulto 2016 Co-Supervisor Impact of Heart Failure Symptoms on Patients Lives and their Home Management Strategies Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Osama Ahmad Hamdan Alkouri
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2015 - 2019 Principal Supervisor When a patient's family member is a nurse: a portfolio of research Doctor of Nursing Doctorate Full Time Mr Hussamaldeen Mohammed M Sabyani 2012 - 2016 Principal Supervisor The Involvement of Relatives in the Care of Patients in Medical Settings in Australia and Saudi Arabia - An Ethnographic Study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Shadia Hamoud Z Alshahrani 2010 - 2015 Principal Supervisor Choosing to become a Nurse in Saudi Arabia and the Lived Experience of New Graduates: A Mixed Methods Study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Mohammed Alboliteeh 2004 - 2009 Principal Supervisor Violence in the Emergency Department: An Ethnographic Study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Dr Jacqui Lau 2004 - 2015 Principal Supervisor The impact of exposure time on biophysical parameters of the wound environment and patient comfort during dressing changes: a descriptive study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Dr Tamara Page 2002 - 2006 Co-Supervisor A Critical Analysis of the Assessment of Overseas-Qualified Nurses Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Diane Joy Wickett
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