Ms Tiffany Conroy

Tiffany Conroy
Program Coordinator
Adelaide Nursing School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

My research interests include the Fundamentals of Nursing Care, Knowledge Translation, evidence-based practice and the methodology and conduct of systematic reviews. I am currently a PhD candidate at the University of Adelaide. My PhD topic is "Factors influencing nurses' delivery of the Fundamentals of Care'. My qualifications include a Bachelor of Nursing from Flinders University of South Australia, and a Master in Nursing Science from the University of Adelaide. I am the Deputy Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Practice, South Australia, a steering group member for the International Learning Collaborative and a Fellow of the College of Nursing Australia.

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Ms Tiffany Conroy

My research interests include the Fundamentals of Nursing Care, Knowledge Translation, evidence-based practice and the methodology and conduct of systematic reviews. I am currently a PhD candidate at the University of Adelaide. My PhD topic is "Factors influencing nurses' delivery of the Fundamentals of Care'. My qualifications include a Bachelor of Nursing from Flinders University of South Australia, and a Master in Nursing Science from the University of Adelaide. I am the Deputy Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Practice, South Australia, a steering group member for the International Learning Collaborative and a Fellow of the College of Nursing Australia.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2008 Program Coordinator-Bachelor of Nursing (Post Registration) University of Adelaide

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
Royal Adelaide Hospital Australia Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training
Charles Sturt University Australia Graduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning
University of Adelaide Australia Master of Nursing Science
Torrens Valley TAFE Australia Diploma in Business (Frontline Managment)
Flinders University of South Australia Australia Bachelor of Nursing

Research Interests

Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy, Nursing

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Feo, R., Conroy, T., Alderman, J. & Kitson, A. (2017). Implementing fundamental care in clinical practice.. Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), 31, 32, 52-62.
10.7748/ns.2017.e10765
2017 Conroy, T., Feo, R., Boucaut, R., Alderman, J. & Kitson, A. (2017). Role of effective nurse-patient relationships in enhancing patient safety. Nursing Standard, 31, 49, 53-63.
10.7748/ns.2017.e10801
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 Feo, R. R., Conroy, T., Alderman, J. & Kitson, A. (2017). Implementing patient-centred fundamental care in practice. Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), -.
10.7748/ns.2017.10765
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 Conroy, T. (2017). A beginner's guide to ethnographic observation in nursing research. Nurse Researcher, 24, 4, 10-14.
10.7748/nr.2017.e1472
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 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
2015 Kraft, L., Wiechula, R. & Conroy, T. (2015). The effectiveness of acute pain management for opioid tolerant or opioid dependent patients: a systematic review protocol.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 13, 9, 120-135.
10.11124/jbisrir-2015-1743
2014 Kitson, A., Muntlin Athlin, A. & Conroy, T. (2014). Anything but basic: nursing's challenge in meeting patients' fundamental care needs. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 46, 5, 331-339.
10.1111/jnu.12081
2013 Kitson, A., Robertson-Malt, S. & Conroy, T. (2013). Identifying the fundamentals of care within Cochrane systematic reviews: The role of the Cochrane nursing care field fundamentals of care node. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 19, 2, 109-115.
10.1111/ijn.12059
2010 Kitson, A., Conroy, T., Wengstrom, Y., Profetto-McGrath, J. & Robertson-Malt, S. (2010). Defining the fundamentals of care. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 16, 4, 423-434.
10.1111/j.1440-172X.2010.01861.x
2009 Page, T. & Conroy, T. (2009). The effectiveness of nurse-led clinics: increasing patient satisfaction. Cardiology Management, 3, 1, pg 28 & pg 33-.
2009 Conroy, T. (2009). The prevention and management of complications associated with established percutaneous gastrostomy tubes in adults: a systematic review. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews, 7, 1, 1-37.
2006 Pearson, A., Schultz, T. & Conroy, T. (2006). Developing clinical leaders in Australian aged care homes. International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, 4, 1, 42-45.
10.1111/j.1479-6988.2006.00030.x
2005 Page, T., Lockwood, C. & Conroy, T. (2005). Effectiveness of nurse-led cardiac clinics in adult patients with a diagnosis of coronary heart disease. International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, 3, 1, 2-26.
10.1111/j.1479-6988.2005.00019.x
2004 Lockwood, C., Page, T., Conroy, T. & Florence, Z. (2004). Management of short-term indwelling urethral catheters to prevent urinary tract infections. International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, 2, 8, 271-291.
10.1111/j.1365-2788.2004.00014.x
2004 Lockwood, C., Page, T. & Conroy, T. (2004). Comparing the effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy using individual or group therapy in the treatment of depression. International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, 2, 5, 185-206.
10.1111/j.1479-6988.2004.00011.x
2004 Lockwood, C., Conroy, T. & Page, T. (2004). Vital signs. International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, 2, 6, 207-230.
10.1111/j.1479-6988.2004.00012.x
2004 Lockwood, C., Page, T. & Conroy, T. (2004). Effectiveness of individual therapy and group therapy in the treatment of schizophrenia. International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, 2, 10, 309-338.
10.1111/j.1479-6988.2004.00016.x
2002 Dempsey, D., Conroy, T., O'Neill, S. & McCutcheon, H. (2002). Descriptive study of nurses' compliance with postprocedural vital sign measurement in a gastrointestinal investigation unit. Gastroenterology Nursing, 25, 5, 181-187.
10.1097/00001610-200209000-00002
2001 Tam, W., Moore, J., Conroy-Hiller, T. & Schoeman, M. (2001). Prospective randomised treatment trial of argon plasma coagulation and topical formalin for radiation proctitis. GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY, 53, 5, AB184-AB184.
2001 Tam, W., Dent, J., Conroy-Hiller, T. & Schoeman, M. (2001). Proposed new endoscopic criteria for minimal change reflux esophagitis based on magnification endoscopy. GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY, 53, 5, AB119-AB119.

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2016 Conroy, T., Feo, R. R., Alderman, J. & Kitson, A. (2016). Building nursing practice: the Fundamentals of Care Framework. In J. Crisp, C. Douglas, G. Rebeiro & D. Waters (Eds.), Potter & Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing: Australian version (pp. 15-29). Australia: Elsevier.
2016 Feo., R., Conroy, T., Alderman, J. & Kitson, A. (2016). Engaging patients and
keeping them safe.. In J. Crisp, C. Taylor, C. Douglas & G. Rebeiro (Eds.), Potter & Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing - Australian Version Chats-wood NSW: Elsevier Health Sciences.
2016 Wiechula, R., Conroy, T. A. & McLiesh, P. (2016). Evidence-based practice/knowledge translation: a practical guide. In E. Chang & J. Daly (Eds.), Transitions in Nursing: Preparing for Professional Practice, 4th edition (pp. 175-193). Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier.
2016 Feo, R. R., Conroy, T., Alderman, J. & Kitson, A. (2016). Engaging patients and keeping them safe. In J. Crisp, C. Douglas, G. Rebeiro & D. Waters (Eds.), Potter & Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing (pp. 30-44). Australia: Elsevier.
2015 Kitson, A., Wiechula, R., Conroy, T., Whitaker, N., Holly, C. & Salmond, S. (2015). Case study of the Signature Project - an Australian- US knowledge translation project. In G. Harvey & A. Kitson (Eds.), Implementing evidence-based practice in healthcare: A facilitation guide (pp. 185-204). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
2011 Conroy, T. (2011). Abdomen. In D. Foley & P. Lewis (Eds.), Weber and Kelley's Health Assessment in Nursing
2005 Conroy, T. A. (2005). Chapter 35: Management of Patients with Oral and Oesophageal Disorders
Chapter 36: Gastrointestinal Intubation and Special Nutritional Modalities. In M. Farrell (Ed.), Smeltzer and Bare's textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing

Conference Items

Year Citation
2014 Browall, M., Athlin, A. M., Wengstrom, Y., Conroy, T. & Kitson, A. (2014). Experiences of Fundamentals of Care (FOC) for people with a cancer diagnosis - striving for normality and regaining control.
2012 Conroy, T. (2012). Knowledge translation: getting research into practice. Asia Pacific Research Symposium (APRS). Singapore.
10.1111/j.1440-172X.2012.02000.x

Report for External Bodies

Year Citation
2013 Kitson, A., Wiechula, R., Conroy, T., Muntlin Athlin, A. & Whitaker, N., (2013). The future shape of the nursing workforce: a synthesis of the evidence of factors that impact on quality nursing care, School of Nursing, University of Adelaide,
2013 Kitson, A., Conroy, T., Kuluski, K., Locock, L. & Lyons, R., (2013). Reclaiming and redefining the Fundamentals of Care: Nursing's response to meeting patients' basic human needs, School of Nursing, The University of Adelaide,

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2014 - ongoing Member International Learning Collaborative Steering Group International Learning Collaborative Australia
2013 - ongoing Vice-Chair Centre for Evidence Based Practice, South Australia; a Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence Centre for Evidence Based Practice, South Australia; a Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence Australia
Position
Program Coordinator
Phone
83136290
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building
Room Number
WS4064.10
Org Unit
Nursing

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