Dr Philippa Rasmussen

Philippa Rasmussen
Senior Lecturer
Adelaide Nursing School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

I am the co-ordinator of the Master of Nursing Science program and the Internationalisation Lead at the Adelaide Nursing School. I have worked at the in the Adelaide Nursing School since 2009.My clinical background is in child and adolescent mental health and community health. My main areas of practice have been infant, child and adolescent mental health and community health. Before joining the University in 2009, I spent many years working as a senior clinician in both the public and private sectors as well as in the United Kingdom. Additionally, I worked in health sector as an educator and a manager and at the Nurses Board of South Australia as a Nursing Investigation Officer.

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Dr Philippa Rasmussen

I am the co-ordinator of the Master of Nursing Science program and the Internationalisation Lead at the Adelaide Nursing School. I have worked at the in the Adelaide Nursing School since 2009.My clinical background is in child and adolescent mental health and community health. My main areas of practice have been infant, child and adolescent mental health and community health. Before joining the University in 2009, I spent many years working as a senior clinician in both the public and private sectors as well as in the United Kingdom. Additionally, I worked in health sector as an educator and a manager and at the Nurses Board of South Australia as a Nursing Investigation Officer.

I completed my PhD, entitled ‘ The role and work of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Nurses’,  in 2012 and have since developed collaborative relationships for post-doctoral research. I was awarded the Eleanor Harald Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2016 to further develop my research in Professional Identity, Currently I am leading a research project in collaboration with international nursing scholars in the area of Professional Identity in nursing.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2009 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2008 - 2012 Flinders University Australia PhD
1999 - 1999 Flinders University Australia Graduate Certificate of Health - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Nursing
1997 - 1999 Deakin University Australia Graduate Diploma Psychological Studies
1994 - 1999 Flinders University Australia Master of Nursing
1989 - 1993 Flinders University Australia Bachelor of Nursing

Research Interests

Community Child Health, Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development, Primary Health Care, Professional Ethics, Psychology

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Laursen, B. S., Rasmussen, P. & Conroy, T. (2017). Experiences of Scandinavian nurses in discussing sexuality with patients, clients and residents: a qualitative systematic review protocol.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 15, 7, 1812-1818.
10.11124/jbisrir-2016-003183
2017 McLiesh, P. & Rasmussen, P. (2017). An overview of research in orthopaedic and trauma nursing. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, -.
10.1016/j.ijotn.2017.04.001
2017 Feo, R., Rasmussen, P., Wiechula, R., Conroy, T. & Kitson, A. (2017). Developing effective and caring nurse-patient relationships.. Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), 31, 28, 54-63.
10.7748/ns.2017.e10735
2017 Butterfield, N., Schultz, T., Rasmussen, P. & Proeve, M. (2017). Yoga and mindfulness for anxiety and depression and the role of mental health professionals: a literature review. Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 12, 1, 44-54.
10.1108/JMHTEP-01-2016-0002
2017 Laugesen, B., Lauritsen, M. B., Jorgensen, R., Sorensen, E. E., Gronkjaer, M. & Rasmussen, P. (2017). ADHD and Everyday Life: Healthcare as a Significant Lifeline. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC NURSING-NURSING CARE OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES, 35, 105-112.
10.1016/j.pedn.2017.03.001
2016 Feo, R., Conroy, T., Marshall, R., Rasmussen, P., Wiechula, R. & Kitson, A. (2016). Using holistic interpretive synthesis to create practice-relevant guidance for person-centred fundamental care delivered by nurses. Nursing Inquiry, 24, 2, -.
10.1111/nin.12152
2016 Wiechula, R., Conroy, T., Kitson, A., Marshall, R., Whitaker, N. & Rasmussen, P. (2016). Umbrella review of the evidence: What factors influence the caring relationship between a nurse and patient?. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72, 4, 723-734.
10.1111/jan.12862
2016 Laugesen, B., Lauritsen, M. B., Jørgensen, R., Sørensen, E. E., Rasmussen, P. & Grønkjær, M. (2016). Living with a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a systematic review.. International journal of evidence-based healthcare, 14, 4, 150-165.
10.1097/XEB.0000000000000079
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.
2015 Rasmussen, P. (2015). Identifying the scope of practice in nursing specialties using child and adolescent mental health as an illustration. Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 10, 3, 150-158.
10.1108/JMHTEP-10-2014-0032
2015 Rasmussen, P., Muir-Cochrane, E. & Henderson, A. (2015). Child and adolescent mental health nursing seen through a social constructionist lens. Nurse Researcher, 23, 2, 13-16.
10.7748/nr.23.2.13.s4
2014 Rasmussen, P., Henderson, A. & Muir-Cochrane, E. (2014). Conceptualizing the clinical and professional development of child and adolescent mental health nurses. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 23, 3, 265-272.
10.1111/inm.12039
2013 Wilson, A., Sharrad, S., Rasmussen, P. & Kernick, J. (2013). Publish or perish: Ensuring longevity in nurse education-Evaluation of a strategy to engage academics, students, and clinicians in publication activity. Journal of Professional Nursing, 29, 4, 210-216.
10.1016/j.profnurs.2012.04.024
2012 Rasmussen, P., Muir-Cochrane, E. & Henderson, A. (2012). Document analysis using an aggregative and iterative process. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 10, 2, 142-145.
10.1111/j.1744-1609.2012.00262.x
2012 Rasmussen, P., Henderson, A. & Muir-Cochrane, E. (2012). An analysis of the work of Child and Adolescent Mental Health nurses in an inpatient unit in Australia. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 19, 4, 374-377.
10.1111/j.1365-2850.2012.01890.x
2011 Rasmussen, P., Muir-Cochrane, E. & Henderson, A. (2011). The work of child and adolescent emntal health nurses in an inpatient unit. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING, 20, 17-18.

Books

Year Citation
2012 Rasmussen, P. (2012). Assessment made incredibly easy!. Wolters Kluwer Health Lippincott and Williams.

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2012 Rasmussen, P. (2012). Therapeutic relationships. In Mental health nursing, 2012 (pp. 80-96). Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
2012 Rasmussen, P. & Green, C. (2012). Child and adolescent disorders. In Mental health nursing, 2012 (pp. 419-448). Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
2012 Rasmussen, P. (2012). Therapeutic communication. In Mental health nursing, 2012 (pp. 97-117). Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
2011 Rasmussen, P. (2011). Assessing mental status and psychosocial development level. In Weber & Kelley's Health Assessment in Nursing, 2011 (pp. 59-81). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2016 Butterfield, N., Schultz, T., Rasmussen, P. & Proeve, M. (2016). Yoga for stress, anxiety and depression: Developing an appropriate intervention for mental health consumers.

 

2017

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences e-Learning Grant application “Creation of digital resources for the Bachelor of Nursing Research course”.  $4000

2016

New Colombo Plan Multiyear Funding for Student Mobility $105,000

 Australian Award Fellowship 2016 Grant for Myanmar Fellows in collaboration with the University of South Australia $390,000 in total

 University of Adelaide, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Beacon Setup grant $5000

 2015

University of Adelaide, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Beacon Setup grant $5000

 2014

University of Adelaide, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Beacon Setup grant $5000

 Asiabound Commonwealth Government Study Mobility Funding $42000

Doctor of Philosophy current

2013 to 2017      Britt Laugesen      The experience of parents of Children with ADHD in seeking healthcare services – A mixed method study

2013 to current      Nicole Butterfield The impact of yoga, self compassion and mindfulness on individuals experiencing mental health issues.– A mixed method study

2016 to current      Yousef Alsharani The influence of workplace culture on paramedics in Saudi Arabia.– A qualitative descriptive study

2016 to current      Paul McLiesh         Rethinking assessment: identifying the implicit and explicit patient assessment frameworks used by nurses with varying levels of expertise – A qualitative Study

Master of Nursing Science

2017        Happy Indah Kusumawati Analysis of factors influencing length of stay in Emergency Department Dr. Sardjito Hospital Yogyakarta - An observational study with cross-sectional and prospective design

2016        Hifaa Mohammed Al Sadi    Perceptions of Critical Care nurses towards a Patient Safety Culture in Oman - A mixed methods study.

2016        Umaima Mahood Al Raisi    The lived experience of nurses working in cardiology services with online continuing professional development programs in advancing their specialised clinical practice: a phenomenological study.

2016        Adrian de Luca                     Patient outcomes for longer stays, more than 3 days, in cardiac critical care - A mixed methods study.

Master of Nursing Science

2015        Mira Utami Ningsih               The experiences of nurses working in Public Health Centres in implementing                      Dengue preventative Strategies in Indonesia – a phenomenological study.

2015        Shareena Bibi                        Orthopaedic nurses experience of care with patients with tetraplegia - a phenomenological study

2015        Sharon Phillips                     A survey of nurses attitudes towards computerised documents in anaesthetics and recovery -  a descriptive qualitative study.  

2014        Eman Alsairai                        A survey investigation of the needs of Saudi parents of preterm infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - a mixed methods study

2014        Minh Nguyen                         Nurses understanding of the application of Evidence Based practice in Vietnam - a mixed methods study.

2013        Killiana Mafara                      The lived experience of haemodialysis patients who has a new arteriovenous fistula cannulated in a rural satellite unit - a phenomenological study.

2013        Dolorosa Shanbugu             A survey of anaesthetics and recovery nurses practice standards in Swaziland  -  a mixed method study.  

2013 Molly Claire                                   Nurses understanding of older female patients experience of intimate partner violence on rural South Australia – a qualitative study.

2012 Rency Varghese                           Bowel care for critically ill patients – a descriptive quantitative study.

methods study.

2012        Michelle Northey                   Nurses understanding of mental health issues for perinatal mental health clients in rural South Australia – a qualitative study.

2011        Andrew Fort                          Young people’s experiences of seeking mental health services in rural South Australia – a qualitative study.

Position
Senior Lecturer
Phone
83133866
Fax
8313 3594
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building
Room Number
WS4064.24
Org Unit
Nursing

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