Paul Mcliesh

Mr Paul Mcliesh

Lecturer

Adelaide Nursing School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Paul currently works as a lecturer at the University of Adelaide.
The University of Adelaide has a unique Orthopaedic program that has students enrolled from all over Australia.
Paul initially trained as a registered nurse at the RAH in 1989. He has since then completed a Bachelor of Nursing at the University of South Australia, a Graduate Diploma in Orthopaedic Nursing and a Master of Nursing Science at the University of Adelaide.
He worked in a number of positions at the Royal Adelaide Hospital over the 23 years and has been lecturing in the school of nursing at the University of Adelaide since 2010 where he co-ordinates the Orthopaedic Graduate Diploma Program, supervises students in a number of courses in the Master’s program and is Program coordinator for the Master of Clinical Nursing program. .
He is the education officer for the Centre for Evidence-based Practice South Australia (CEPSA) An affiliated centre of JBI.
He was the president of the Australian & New Zealand Orthopaedic Nurses Association (2013-2015) and the South Australian Orthopaedic Nurses (2014-2016).
He is associate editor of the International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing.
He has special interests in Venous ThromboEmbolism (VTE) management/prevention in the Orthopaedic area, risk management, occupational safety, pain management of the older patient and pressure ulcer prevention.
Teaching interests include eLearning, virtual reality, orthopaedic nursing, bariatric nursing, occupational health and safety, virtual learning and teaching and Systematic Review training.
He is a teaching specialist with the Adelaide Academy
Paul is a current PhD student at the Adelaide Nursing School.

My Research

Year Title Investigators Funding Body
2014 Prevention and reduction of Acute & Chronic Dehydration (PARCH'D)

Paul McLiesh, Rick Wiechula, Tim Schultz, Elizabeth Kapur 

Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) Research Foundation
2012

Orthopaedic Nursing in the 2010s. A critical Ethnography

Paul McLiesh, Rick Wiechula, South Australian Orthopaedic Nurses Association.

Competitive Research Funding

International Competitive Schemes

Date Project/No. Investigators Funding Body Amount
2018 Learning Enhancement and Innovation Grant Paul McLiesh & Frank Donnelly

Learning Enhancement & Innovation

University of Adelaide

$2,500
2016 eLearing Grant- Through the Looking Glass

Frank Donnelly & Paul McLiesh

Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences. University of Adelaide $5000
2014 Prevention and reduction of Acute & Chronic Dehydration (PARCH'D) Paul McLiesh, Rick Wiechula, Tim Schultz, Elizabeth Kapur  Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) Research Foundation $20,000
2012

Orthopaedic Nursing in the 2010s.  A critical Ethnography

Paul McLiesh, Rick Wiechula, South Australian Orthopaedic Nurses Association. $1,500

Teaching

Lectures:

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Master of Clinical Nursing

Coordinates:

  • Program Coordinator Master of Clinical Nursing 2017-
  • Bachelor of Nursing (post registration - Singapore)- Previous
  • Graduate Diploma of Nursing Science (orthopaedic Nursing)
  • Graduate Diploma of Nursing Science (Infection control, Burns, Neuroscience Nursing)- Previous
  • Education coordinator for Centre for Evidence Based Practice South Australia (CEPSA)

Supervison:

Master of Nursing Science- Research dissertation.

Master of Clinical Science

Master of Nursing Science- Systematic Review

 

  • Position: Lecturer
  • Phone: 83136286
  • Email: paul.mcliesh@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 3594
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 4
  • Room: WS4064.25
  • Org Unit: Nursing

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