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Juliet Sondermeyer

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Juliet Sondermeyer

Associate Head, Hobart Campus

Room 112, Queen's Domain, Hobart CBD Campuses

+61 3 6226 4695 (phone)

+61 3 6226 4690 (fax)

Juliet.Sondermeyer@utas.edu.au

Juliet is leading a funded Cultural Competence programme across the Faculty of Health which embeds a Global Perspectives unit in to a first year unit of study across all schools. Juliet  also delivers diversity and cultural communication workshops to international and CALD nursing, pharmacy, and medical students, Registered Nurses, international medical graduates, Facilitators, and Managers in Tasmania and NSW. Her programme been adopted by Sydney South West Area Health Service (SSWAHS) and her passion is to further expand a Cultural Competence program for all students and staff at UTAS with the intent that 'diversity and cultural competence' become the core business of the University.

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Teaching responsibility

Juliet coordinates and  teaches in the Bachelor of Nursing Undergraduate Programme and the Bachelor of Nursing Honours programme.

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Expertise

  • Cultural Competence and communication
  • The Language of Nursing

Research Fields

  • Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy (130209)
  • Clinical Nursing: Tertiary (Rehabilitative) (111004)
  • Nursing (111099)
  • Higher Education (130103)
  • Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care) (111003)

Research Impact

  • Nursing (920210)
  • Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum (930301)
  • Pedagogy (930201)
  • Education and Training Systems (930599)

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Total publications

8

Journal Article

(3 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2014Carr A, Kelder J-A, Sondermeyer J, 'An Evidence-based Approach to the Design of a Learning Program: Evaluating Preliminary Data Sets', International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research, 7, (1) pp. 201-216. ISSN 1694-2493 (2014) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Carr A; Kelder J-A

2007Cudmore H, Sondermeyer J, 'Through the looking glass: being a critical ethnographic researcher in a familiar nursing context', Nurse Researcher, 14, (3) pp. 25-35. ISSN 1351-5578 (2007) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 5

Co-authors: Cudmore H

2006Sondermeyer J, Pryor J, 'You're going to rehab'. A study into the experience of patients moving from acute care settings to an inpatient rehabilitation unit', Journal of the Australasian Rehbilitation Nurses' Association, 9, (2) pp. 23 - 27. ISSN 1440-3994 (2006) [Refereed Article]

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Conference Publication

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YearCitationAltmetrics
2012Kelder J, Sondermeyer J, Phillips R, Rothwell A, 'Designing evaluation and research into educational initiatives: the Global Perspectives Program', ascilite 2012 Proceedings, 25-28 November 2012, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. 454-464. ISBN 978-0-473-22989-4 (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Kelder J; Rothwell A

2012Sondermeyer J, 'Global Perspectives Program: Embedding cultural competence into learning and teaching', Teaching Matters 2012, 4th December 2012, Launceston, pp. 7. (2012) [Conference Extract]

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2011Sondermeyer J, 'Cultural competence for life-long learning and work in a global society', Teaching Matters 2011: Sharing Practice book of abstracts, 22nd & 23rd November 2011, Hobart, pp. 26. (2011) [Conference Extract]

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2005Sondermeyer J, Van den Berg KA, Brown JM, 'Making Nursing Education Culturally Competent: Moving Beyond the Deficit Model', Proceedings of the International Conference on Critical Discourse Analysis: Theory into research, 15th - 18th Novemeber, Launceston, pp. 631 - 639. ISBN 1862952965 (2005) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Van den Berg KA; Brown JM

2003Sondermeyer J, 'You're going to Rehab: A study into the experience of patients moving from acute care settings to an inpatient rehabilitation', Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses' Association 13th National Conference Book of Abstracts, 24th - 25th October, 2003, Brisbane, Queensland, pp. 20. (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Grants & Funding

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Funding Summary

Number of grants

3

Total funding

$23,000

Projects

Understranding Applied Pharmacology (2004)$5,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($5,000)
Scheme
Seeding Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Sondermeyer J; Spratt C; Goss D
Year
2004
Developing the academic and clinical communication ability of students from Culturally and Linguistically diverse (CALD)backgrounds (2002 - 2013)$15,000
Funding
EDGE ($15,000)
Scheme
not applicable
Administered By
UTAS
Research Team
Sondermeyer J; Spratt C; Gilliam K
Period
2002 - 2013
'You're going to Rehab': A Qualitative Investigation into the Perceptions of Patients Transferring from Acute Care Settings to Rehabilitation Settings (2002)$3,000
Funding
Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust ($3,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Sondermeyer J
Year
2002

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