RN, BA(hons), PhD
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Shandell has 25 years’ experience as a registered nurse working in a variety of settings including community nursing, health promotion, and general practice. A strong advocate for primary health care, Shandell has had extensive experience working in the community sector and facilitating the development of health and community services in accordance with primary health care principles.
Shandell’s teaching interests focus on primary health care, health sociology and nursing research. She has experience in the use of synchronised live streaming and student response systems to enhance the learning experience for students across multiple campuses. Shandell is also involved in activities with other Schools within the Faculty of Health that facilitate interprofessional learning.
Shandell’s research interests include health literacy and health services research. She has gained experience in health service evaluation in her role as an assessor for quality assurance/accreditation agencies and through contract research consultancies. Her interest in health literacy is an extension of her work in the area of primary health care and involves research related to the undergraduate curriculum of health science students, and the practice of health care professionals.
Authorised by Head of Nursing and Midwifery
4 February, 2015