Lynette Cusack

Dr Lynette Cusack

Associate Professor

Adelaide Nursing School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Associate Professor Lynette Cusack
Adelaide Nursing School, The University of Adelaide.

Prior to this appointment Lynette worked for four years as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Flinders University School of Nursing and Midwifery. The main focus of the research was on mass gatherings, disaster preparedness and response, and resilience.
Through her role at the University of Adelaide Lynette provides practice based research support to nurses and midwives at the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network: Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospitals.
Lynette’s research has a focus on exploring and developing the contemporary role of the nurse in a range of different contexts; redefining nursing and midwifery models of practice, including impact on the health care system, interdisciplinary team and patients’ experience.

Prior to this appointment Lynette worked for four years as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Flinders University School of Nursing and Midwifery with a focus on mass gatherings, disaster preparedness and response, and resilience.
Through her role at the University of Adelaide Lynette provides practice based research support to nurses and midwives at the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network: Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospitals.
Lynette’s research has a focus on exploring and developing the contemporary role of the nurse in a range of different contexts; redefining nursing and midwifery models of practice, including impact on the health care system, interdisciplinary team and patients’ experience.
 

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 Co-Supervisor Midwives' and Maternity Nurses' Knowledge, Practices and Attitudes Toward Active Management of the Third Stage of Labour to Prevent Postpartum Haemorrhage in Oman; A Mixed Method Study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Noora Saleh H Al-Jabri
    2021 Principal Supervisor Educating third year nursing students to confidently engage in difficult conversations with patients who have life limiting illnesses and their families. What is missing from undergraduate nursing curriculum and what improvements can be made? Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Ms Alison Walsh
    2020 Co-Supervisor An economic evaluation of advanced nursing practice within the emergency department environment during periods of system stress Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Scott Elliot Bennett
    2018 Co-Supervisor Early Discharge After an Elective Caesarean Section Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Psychology (Health) Doctorate Full Time Ms Christianna Digenis
    2018 Co-Supervisor Psychosocial predictors of nurses' intentions to respond to patients' requests for legal assisted dying Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Michael Richard Wilson
    2016 Co-Supervisor The experience of Australian nurses when being audited in regards to continuing professional development requirements Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Mr Peter John Teekens
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2017 - 2019 Principal Supervisor Exploring Nepali Health Personnel Experiences of Collaboration with Short-Term Mobile Medical Teams in Gorkha, Nepal Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Mr Leighton Filmer
    2016 - 2020 Principal Supervisor The Awareness and Knowledge of Post-Disaster Emotional Responses in Adult Community Members and Nurses in Yogyakarta, Indonesia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Dewi Retno Pamungkas
    2016 - 2020 Principal Supervisor The Influence of Workplace Culture on the Continuing Professional Development of Emergency Medical Services Providers in Saudi Arabia: an Ethnographic Study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yousef Mohammed J Alshahrani
    2016 - 2020 Principal Supervisor A Qualitative Study of Healthcare Workers' and Patients' Perspectives on Changing the Model of Care from Outpatient to In-Home for the Infusion of Natalizumab Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Mrs Mahasen Juaton
    2016 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Geriatric Nursing-Sensitive Indicators, a Framework for Delivering Quality Nursing Care for the Older Person: A Scoping Review Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Mrs Kim Elizabeth Griggs
    2014 - 2020 Principal Supervisor Adolescents Resisting the Drinking Culture: understanding Abstinence and Low-risk Alcohol Consumption in Adolescence Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mrs Suzanne Sharrad
    2014 - 2020 Principal Supervisor People Living with HIV Considering a Transition to Aged Care – an emerging phenomenon. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Michael Curry
    2013 - 2017 Co-Supervisor What is the Influence of Clinical Experience on the Nursing Student's Understanding of Patient Centered Care? Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Mrs Jan Alderman
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  • Board Memberships

    Date Role Board name Institution name Country
    2015 - 2018 Chair Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2000 - ongoing Member Australian College of Nursing Australia
  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Email: lynette.cusack@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 3594
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 4
  • Room: WS4062.01
  • Org Unit: Nursing

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