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

Research Interests

Journals

Year Citation
2018 Feo, R., Conroy, T., Jangland, E., Muntlin Athlin, A., Brovall, M., Parr, J., . . . Kitson, A. (2018). Towards a standardised definition for fundamental care: A modified Delphi study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(11-12), 2285-2299.
DOI Scopus4 Europe PMC1
2017 Feo, R., Conroy, T., Marshall, R., Rasmussen, P., Wiechula, R., & Kitson, A. (2017). Using holistic interpretive synthesis to create practice-relevant guidance for person-centred fundamental care delivered by nurses. Nursing Inquiry, 24(2), 11 pages.
DOI Scopus10 WoS2 Europe PMC6
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).
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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.
DOI Europe PMC2
2017 Conroy, T. (2017). A beginner's guide to ethnographic observation in nursing research. Nurse Researcher, 24(4), 10-14.
DOI Scopus2 Europe PMC1
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.
DOI Europe PMC1
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.
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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.
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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.
DOI Scopus15 WoS12 Europe PMC12
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.
DOI Europe PMC2
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.
DOI Scopus46 WoS30 Europe PMC32
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.
DOI Scopus7 WoS6 Europe PMC4
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.
DOI Scopus56 WoS40 Europe PMC45
2009 Page, T., & Conroy, T. (2009). The effectiveness of nurse-led clinics: increasing patient satisfaction. Cardiology Management, 3(1), pg 28 & pg 33 (2 pages).
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.
Europe PMC1
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.
DOI Europe PMC2
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.
DOI Europe PMC15
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.
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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.
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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.
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2004 Lockwood, C., Conroy, T., & Page, T. (2004). Vital signs. International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, 2(6), 207-230.
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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.
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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.
WoS5
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.
WoS2

Book Chapters

Year Citation
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 (4th ed., pp. 175-193). Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier.
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 (5 ed., pp. 15-29). Australia: 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 (5 ed., pp. 30-44). 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 (5th ed.). Chats-wood NSW: Elsevier Health Sciences.
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 (1 ed., 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. Poster session presented at the meeting of EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ONCOLOGY NURSING. ELSEVIER SCI LTD.
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2012 Conroy, T. (2012). Knowledge translation: getting research into practice. Poster session presented at the meeting of Abstracts of the 15th East Asian Forum of Nursing Scholars (EAFONS) and Asia Pacific Research Symposium (APRS), 22-24 February 2012, Singapore, as published in International Journal of Nursing Practice. Singapore: Wiley-Blackwell.
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Report for External Bodies

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, floor 4
Room Number
WS4064.10
Org Unit
Nursing

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