RN, BN, MNurs, MRCNA
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Prior to commencing employment at the University of Tasmania in Dec 2011, Ms Carnes had worked in a variety of areas in both public and private sectors including emergency, rural and aged care and after-hours telephone triage, union organising and working as an electorate officer for a Federal MP.
In July-August 2011 Ms Carnes spent two weeks in Slovenia undertaking formal training in Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA). This is an emerging method that she is using for her PhD Getting the Truth: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Rural Nurses' Attitude to Safety Climate and their Views of Reporting a Hypothetical Medication Error which is due for completion in mid-2015.
Ms Carnes is currently the unit co-ordinator for CNA203 Medication Management for Nurses (CNA203).
She tutors Health Care Where People Live and Work (CNA126) and has prior experience of teaching Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing (CNA205), both of which are also units in the BN.
In 2014, Ms Carnes commenced the role of supervisor for a student undertaking the units Research Proposal (KHA796) and Research Thesis (KHA770) which are part of the Master of Counselling course requirements.
Ms Carnes main research interest is health services research, with a focus on safety and quality improvement. Other key areas of research interest for Ms Carnes are complexity in health care (in particular the use of Complexity Science as a framework for health services research), rural health research, and the social determinants of health and chronic disease.
Authorised by Head of Nursing and Midwifery
25 March, 2015