Elaine Bentley

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Elaine Bentley


Room 002, Building J, Newnham Campus

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Career summary


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Originally from the UK, Elaine has lived and worked in Tasmania since 2008 and teaches across a range of courses and units in both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the School of Health Sciences. Elaine has a particular interest in Nurse Practitioner development and this is her main area of research.

Research Themes

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Professional practice

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Research Fields

  • Nursing (111099)

Research Impact

  • Nursing (920210)


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Total publications


Conference Publication

(1 outputs)
2012Lodge E, 'Clinical skills and nurse practitioners: a phenomenological exploration of skill maintenance', 2012 Graduate Research Symposium, 16-17 July 2012, Launceston, Tasmania, pp. 7. (2012) [Conference Extract]

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