Dr Kylie Porritt

Kylie Porritt
Research Fellow
School of Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

School of Public Health

Dr Kylie Porritt is a Research Fellow for the Transfer Science program of the Joanna Briggs Institute. She has been an active contributor to the field of evidence based health care for over a decade. In her current role she is responsible for developing online educational courses for evidence based health care and is the Course Coordinator for the Master of Public Health Translational Health Science specialisation.

Dr Kylie Porritt is an experienced, published researcher having been involved in the conduct of multiple systematic reviews and various health related projects. She has a particular interest in developing methodology for the synthesis of qualitative evidence.

Dr Kylie Porritt currently supervisor's Masters and PhD students’. She is the Receiving Editor for the International Journal of Nursing Practice and an active, contributing member to various methodology and evidence based practice committees.

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Dr Kylie Porritt

School of Public Health

Dr Kylie Porritt is a Research Fellow for the Transfer Science program of the Joanna Briggs Institute. She has been an active contributor to the field of evidence based health care for over a decade. In her current role she is responsible for developing online educational courses for evidence based health care and is the Course Coordinator for the Master of Public Health Translational Health Science specialisation.

Dr Kylie Porritt is an experienced, published researcher having been involved in the conduct of multiple systematic reviews and various health related projects. She has a particular interest in developing methodology for the synthesis of qualitative evidence.

Dr Kylie Porritt currently supervisor's Masters and PhD students’. She is the Receiving Editor for the International Journal of Nursing Practice and an active, contributing member to various methodology and evidence based practice committees.

Dr Kylie Porritt conducts research investigating: 

- Systematic review methodology

- Evidence based healthcare

- Evidence transfer and knowledge implementation

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2014 - 2015 Acting Editor International Journal of Nursing Practice
2011 Receiving Editor International Journal of Nursing Practice
2011 Research Fellow Univeristy of Adelaide
2006 - 2010 Full time PhD Candidate The University of Adelaide
2003 - 2005 Senior Project Officer Joanna Briggs Institute
1998 - 2003 Registered Nurse Royal Adelaide Hospital

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
The University of Adelaide Australia Master of Nursing Science
Flinders University Australia Bachelor of Nursing
The University of Adelaide Australia PhD
The University of Adelaide Australia Graduate Diploma Nursing Science

Research Interests

Medical and Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy, Public Health and Health Services

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Fawcett, R., Porritt, K., Campbell, J. & Carson, K. (2017). Experiences of parents and carers in managing asthma in children: a qualitative systematic review protocol.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 15, 3, 657-665.
10.11124/jbisrir-2016-002999
2017 Gaffey, A., Slater, H., Porritt, K. & Campbell, J. M. (2017). The effects of curcuminoids on musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 15, 2, 486-516.
10.11124/jbisrir-2016-003266
2017 Weckert, C., Stern, C. & Porritt, K. (2017). Experiences and expectations of return-to-work programs for nurses and midwives who have acquired a musculoskeletal disorder in the workplace: a qualitative systemic review protocol.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 15, 5, 1280-1287.
10.11124/jbisrir-2016-003002
2016 Morkunas, B., Porritt, K. & Stephenson, M. (2016). Experiences of mental health professionals and patients in the use of pro re nata medication in acute adult mental healthcare settings: a systematic review.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 14, 10, 209-250.
10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003167
2016 Morkunas, B., Porritt, K. & Stephenson, M. (2016). The experiences of mental health professionals and patients in the use of pro re nata medication in acute adult mental health care settings: a systematic review protocol of qualitative evidence.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 14, 1, 99-107.
10.11124/jbisrir-2016-2580
2016 Lisy, K. & Porritt, K. (2016). Narrative synthesis: considerations and challenges. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 14, 4, 201-201.
10.1097/01.XEB.0000511348.97198.8c
2015 Morkunas, B., Porritt, K. & Stephenson, M. (2015). Retraction notice: The experiences of mental health professionals' and patients' use of pro re nata (PRN) medication in acute adult mental health care settings: a systematic review protocol of qualitative evidence.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 13, 7, 2494-.
10.11124/jbisrir-2015-2494
2015 Khalil, H., Chambers, H., Munn, Z. & Porritt, K. (2015). Improving chronic diseases management through the development of an evidence-based resource. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 12, 3, 139-144.
10.1111/wvn.12087
2015 McMillan, M., Porritt, K., Kralik, D., Costi, L. & Marshall, H. (2015). Influenza vaccination during pregnancy: a systematic review of fetal death, spontaneous abortion, and congenital malformation safety outcomes. Vaccine, 33, 18, 2108-2117.
10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.02.068
2015 Lockwood, C., Munn, Z. & Porritt, K. (2015). Qualitative research synthesis: Methodological guidance for systematic reviewers utilizing meta-aggregation. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 13, 3, 179-187.
10.1097/XEB.0000000000000062
2015 Gaffey, A., Campbell, J., Porritt, K. & Slater, H. (2015). The effects of curcumin on musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review protocol. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 13, 2, 59-73.
10.11124/jbisrir-2015-1684
2014 Walker, M., Kralik, D. & Porritt, K. (2014). Fasciotomy wounds associated with acute compartment syndrome: A systematic review of effective treatment. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12, 1, 101-175.
10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1064
2014 Porritt, K. (2014). Greatness and quiet determination: tribute to Professor Alan Pearson. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 20, 6, 561-561.
10.1111/ijn.12378
2014 Porritt, K., Gomersall, J. & Lockwood, C. (2014). JBI's systematic reviews: Study selection and critical appraisal. American Journal of Nursing, 114, 6, 47-52.
10.1097/01.NAJ.0000450430.97383.64
2014 Munn, Z., Porritt, K., Lockwood, C., Aromataris, E. & Pearson, A. (2014). Establishing confidence in the output of qualitative research synthesis: the ConQual approach. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 14, 1, 108-1-108-7.
10.1186/1471-2288-14-108
2014 McMillan, M., Kralik, D., Porritt, K. & Marshall, H. (2014). Influenza vaccination during pregnancy: A systematic review of effectiveness and safety. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12, 6, 281-381.
10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1269
2014 Morkunas, B., Porritt, K. & Stephenson, M. (2014). The experiences of mental health professionals' and patients' use of pro re nata (PRN) medication in acute adult mental health care settings: a systematic review protocol of qualitative evidence. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12, 7, 164-172.
10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1669
2012 McMillan, M., Kralik, D., Porritt, K. & Marshall, H. (2012). Influenza vaccination during pregnancy: A systematic review of effectiveness and adverse effects. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 10, 56 Suppl, S216-S226.
2012 McMillan, M., Kralik, D., Porritt, K. & Marshall, H. (2012). Influenza vaccination during pregnancy: A systematic review of effectiveness and adverse effects. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 10, 56 Suppl, S216-S226.
2012 Isam, C., Kralik, D. & Porritt, K. (2012). Patient-clinician satisfaction with shared decision making: a comprehensive systematic review protocol.. JBI library of systematic reviews, 10, 14 Suppl, 1-15.
10.11124/jbisrir-2012-1984
2007 Pearson, A., Srivastava, R., Craig, D., Tucker, D., Grinspun, D., Bajnok, I. ... Gyi, A. (2007). Systematic review on embracing cultural diversity for developing and sustaining a healthy work environment in healthcare. JBI Reports, 5, 1, 54-91.
10.1111/j.1479-6988.2007.00058.x
2006 Pearson, A., Porritt, K., Vincent, L., Craig, D., Tucker, D., Long, L. & Henstridge, V. (2006). A comprehensive systematic review of evidence on the structure, process, characteristics and composition of a nursing team that fosters a healthy work environment. International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, 4, 2, 118-159.
10.1111/j.1479-6988.2006.00039.x
2006 Pearson, A., O'Brien Pallas, L., Thomson, D., Doucette, E., Tucker, D., Wiechula, R. ... Jordan, Z. (2006). Systematic review of evidence on the impact of nursing workload and staffing on establishing healthy work environments. International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, 4, 4, 337-384.
10.1111/j.1479-6988.2006.00055.x
2006 Pearson, A., Porritt, K., Doran, D., Vincent, L., Craig, D., Tucker, D. & Long, L. (2006). A systematic review of evidence on the professional practice of the nurse and developing and sustaining a healthy work environment in healthcare. International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, 4, 3, 221-261.
10.1111/j.1479-6988.2006.00046.x
2004 Jordan, Z. & Porritt, K. (2004). Evidence-based health information provision: development of an online consumer 'request for information' service. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 4, 4, 237-240.
10.1111/j.1524-475x.2004.04065.x
2004 Pearson, A., Laschinger, H., Porritt, K., Jordan, Z., Tucker, D. & Long, L. (2004). A comprehensive systematic review of evidence on developing and sustaining nursing leadership that fosters a healthy work environment in health care. Health Care Reports, 2, 7, 145-208.

Books

Year Citation
2013 Porritt, K. & Pearson, A. (2013). The historical emergence of qualitative synthesis. United States: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2016 Porritt, K. A. (2016). Nursing care of an individual: cardiovascular and respiratory. In G. Koutoukidis & K. Stainton (Eds.), Tabbner's Nursing Care Theory and Practice (pp. 636-733). Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier Health Sciences.
2012 Porritt, K. A. (2012). Chapter 23: Oxygenation. In G. Koutoukidis & K. Stainton (Eds.), Tabbner's Nursing Care Theory and Practice Elsevier Health Sciences.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2016 Stern, C. J., Munn, Z. & Porritt, K. (2016). The JBI Transfer Science Scholarly Framework. 5th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation: Embedding research into health care: Buidling a culture of quality. Melbourne, Australia.
2016 Stern, C. J., Munn, Z. & Porritt, K. (2016). The JBI Transfer Science Scholarly Framework. JBI 20th Anniversary Conference. Adelaide, Australia.
2013 Munn, Z. R., Porritt, K., Aromataris, E. & Lockwood, C. (2013). Levels of Evidence, Grades of Recommendation and the GRADE Approach. The Joanna Briggs Institute International Convention 2013. Adelaide, Australia.

Report for External Bodies

Year Citation
2013 Stephenson, M, , Porritt, K, , Riitano, D, & Aromataris, E. C., (2013). Alcohol cultural change: a literature review,

Theses

Year Citation
2014 McMillan, M.; (2014); Influenza vaccination during pregnancy: a systematic review of effectiveness and safety.;
2014 McMillan, M.; (2014); Influenza vaccination during pregnancy: a systematic review of effectiveness and safety.;

Dr Kylie Porritt is the Course Coordinator for the Master of Public Health , Translational Health Science specialisation, University of Adelaide. 

Master of Clinical Science

Current students:

 

 

Completed:

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2010 - ongoing Member Cochrane Nursing Care Field

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2017 - ongoing Board Member Qualitative Synthesis Group Joanna Briggs institute Australia
2016 - ongoing Member GRADE Working Party
2011 - ongoing Member JBI Qualitative Methods Group

Editorial Boards

Date Role Editorial Board Name Country
2011 - ongoing Associate Editor International Journal of Nursing Practice
Position
Research Fellow
Phone
83137581
Campus
Womens & Childrens Hospital
Building
WCH - Norwich Centre
Org Unit
Joanna Briggs Institute

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