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Isabelle Ellis

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Isabelle Ellis

Isabelle Ellis

Professor of Rural & Regional Practice Development

Cradle Coast Campus

+61 3 6430 4585 (phone)

Isabelle.Ellis@utas.edu.au

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Research Fields

  • Nursing (111099)
  • Aged Health Care (111702)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (111701)
  • Aged Care Nursing (111001)
  • Mental Health Nursing (111005)
  • Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative) (111002)
  • Primary Health Care (111717)
  • Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care) (111003)
  • Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance) (111711)
  • Preventive Medicine (111716)
  • Public Health and Health Services (111799)
  • Health Care Administration (111709)
  • Mental Health (111714)
  • Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy (130209)
  • Health and Community Services (111708)
  • Surgery (110323)
  • Midwifery (111006)
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology (110307)
  • Podiatry (110318)

Research Impact

  • Nursing (920210)
  • Carer Health (920202)
  • Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services) (920201)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health Status and Outcomes (920302)
  • Diabetes (920104)
  • Palliative Care (920211)
  • Evaluation of Health Outcomes (920204)
  • Health Related to Ageing (920502)
  • Rural Health (920506)
  • Mental Health Services (920209)
  • Preventive Medicine (920412)
  • Health and Support Services (920299)
  • Diagnostic Methods (920203)
  • Skin and Related Disorders (920117)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Determinants of Health (920301)
  • Cardiovascular System and Diseases (920103)
  • Child Health (920501)
  • Health Education and Promotion (920205)
  • Health Inequalities (920206)

Publications

Total publications

56

Highlighted publications

(1 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2005Journal ArticleEllis IK, Howard P, Larson A, Robertson J, 'From workshop to work practice: An exploration of context and facilitation in the development of evidence-based practice', Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 2, (2) pp. 84-93. ISSN 1545-102X (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-6787.2005.04088.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 22

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Journal Article

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YearCitationAltmetrics
2015Allen P, Shaw E, Jong A, Behrens H, Skinner I, 'Severity and duration of pain after colonoscopy and gastroscopy: A cohort study', Journal of Clinical Nursing, (Online First) pp. 1-9. ISSN 0962-1067 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jocn.12817 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Allen P; Behrens H

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2015Skinner IK, Smith CA, Jaffray LM, 'Incorporating Advance Care Plans for community dwelling older adults into the Australian National eHealth record: a realist review', Telemedicine Journal and E-Health pp. 1-10. ISSN 1530-5627 (In Press) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Smith CA; Jaffray LM

2014Ellis IK, Skinner TC, Bhana A, Voon N, Longley K, 'Health priorities in an Australian mining town: an intercept survey', Rural and Remote Health, 14, (2) Article 2788. ISSN 1445-6354 (2014) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Skinner TC; Voon N; Longley K

2014Cheek CG, Skinner TC, Ellis IK, 'Measuring the environmental cost of health-related travel from rural and remote Australia', Medical Journal of Australia, 200, (5) pp. 260-261. ISSN 0025-729X (2014) [Letter or Note in Journal]

DOI: 10.5694/mja13.00185 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Cheek CG

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2014Skinner I, Smith C, Jaffray L, 'Realist review to inform development of the Electronic Advance Care Plan for the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record in Australia', Telemedicine and E-Health, 20, (11) pp. 1042-1048. ISSN 1530-5627 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1089/tmj.2013.0341 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Smith C; Jaffray L

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2013Ellis I, Deacon-Crouch M, Bhana A, Longley K, Voon N, et al., 'Reporting of non-prescribed medication usage in remote Australia: health-seeking habits in Port Headland', Australian Journal of Rural Health, 21, (6) pp. 350-351. ISSN 1440-1584 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/ajr.12071 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Longley K; Voon N; Skinner T

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2013Jong A, Shaw E, Brehrens H, Ellis I, 'Conducting research off the side of your desk: A case study', Day Surgery Australia, 12, (1) pp. 4-7. ISSN 1446-8999 (2013) [Professional, Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Shaw E; Brehrens H

2013Ellis I, Cheek C, Jaffray L, Skinner TC, 'Making a case for telehealth: measuring the carbon cost of health-related travel', Rural and Remote Health, 13, (2723) pp. 1-7. ISSN 1445-6354 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Cheek C; Jaffray L

2013Smith C, Ellis I, Jaffray L, 'Nursing competencies needed for electronic advance care planning in community', GSTF International Journal of Nursing and Health Care, 1, (1) pp. 160-164. ISSN 2345-7198 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Smith C; Jaffray L

2013Nichols L, Smith L, Allen P, Ellis I, 'Nursing interventions related to cerebral perfusion pressure following an aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage', Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, 23, (2) pp. 8-17. ISSN 1032-335X (2013) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Nichols L; Smith L; Allen P

2012Kidd S, Chopra P, Stone J, Jackson T, Gwee K, et al., 'Monitoring of long-term cardia complications in patients receiving clozapine', Australian Psychiatry, 21, (1) pp. 77-78. ISSN 1440-1665 (2012) [Letter or Note in Journal]

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2012Porter C, Skinner T, Ellis I, 'The current state of Indigenous and Aboriginal women with diabetes in pregnancy: A systematic review', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 98, (2) pp. 209-225. ISSN 0168-8227 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2012.07.006 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10

Co-authors: Skinner T

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2011Porter C, Skinner TC, Ellis IK, 'What is the impact of diabetes for Australian Aboriginal women when pregnant?', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 93, (1) pp. E29-E32 . ISSN 0168-8227 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2011.03.013 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Skinner TC

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2010Ellis IK, Philip T, 'Improving the skills of rural and remote generalists to manage mental health emergencies', Rural and Remote Health, 10, (3) pp. 1503. ISSN 1445-6354 (2010) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 10

2009Barrett M, Larson A, Carville K, Ellis IK, 'Challenges faced in implementation of a telehealth enabled chronic wound care system', Rural and Remote Health, 9 pp. 1154. ISSN 1445-6354 (2009) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 10

2009Skinner TC, Ellis IK, 'Tale of Two Courthouses: A Critique of the Underlying Assumptions in Chronic Disease Self-Management for Aboriginal People', Australasian Medical Journal, 1, (14) pp. 239-243. ISSN 1836-1935 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.4066/AMJ.2009.181 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Skinner TC

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2009Santamaria N, Carville K, Prentice J, Ellis IK, Ellis T, et al., 'Reducing pressure ulcer prevalence in residential aged care: results from phase II of the PRIME trial', Wound Practice and Research, 17, (1) pp. 12-24. ISSN 1837-6304 (2009) [Refereed Article]

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2007Cook S, Ellis IK, Knight S, Lenthall S, 'Headlice: a precursor to Group A Streptococcal infection in remote Indigenous children', Primary Intention, 15, (4) pp. 181 - 184. ISSN 1323-2495 (2007) [Refereed Article]

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2007Ellis I, 'The management of threatened hanging and near hanging: a unique feature of remote area emergency care', Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, 10, (4) pp. 164-168. ISSN 1574-6267 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.aenj.2007.08.002 [eCite] [Details]

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2006Ellis IK, Santamaria N, Carville K, Prentice J, Ellis T, et al., 'Improving pressure ulcer management in Australian nursing homes: results of the PRIME trial organisational study', Primary Intention: The Australian Journal of Wound Management, 14, (3) pp. 106-111. ISSN 1323-2495 (2006) [Refereed Article]

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2005Ellis IK, 'The clinical champion role in the development of a successful telehealth wound care project for remote Australia', Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 11, (Supp 2) pp. 26-28. ISSN 1357-633X (2005) [Refereed Article]

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2005Ellis IK, Howard P, Larson A, Robertson J, 'From workshop to work practice: An exploration of context and facilitation in the development of evidence-based practice', Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 2, (2) pp. 84-93. ISSN 1545-102X (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-6787.2005.04088.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 22

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2005Ellis IK, Kelly K, 'Guest Editorial: Health infrastructure in very remote areas: An analysis of the CRANA Bush Crisis Line database', Australian Journal of Rural Health, 13, (1) pp. 56. ISSN 1440-1584 (2005) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

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2005Ellis IK, Riley D, 'The fax as an effective telehealth tool', The Australian Journal of Rural Health, 13, (1) pp. 56. ISSN 1440-1584 (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1854.2004.00649.x [eCite] [Details]

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2005Santamaria N, Carville K, Prentice J, Ellis IK, Ellis T, et al., 'Pressure ulcer prevalence and its relationship to comorbidity in nursing home residents: results from phase 1 of the PRIME Trial', Primary Intention: The Australian Journal of Wound Management, 13, (3) pp. 107-116. ISSN 1323-2495 (2005) [Refereed Article]

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2004Ellis IK, 'Is telehealth the right tool for remote communities? Improving health status in rural Australia', Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for The Australian Nursing Profession, 16, (3) pp. 163-168. ISSN 1037-6178 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5172/conu.16.3.163 [eCite] [Details]

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Book

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2009Ellis IK, 'Overcoming the Barriers to Telehealth in a Rural Healthcare Setting', LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Koln, Germany, pp. 256. ISBN 978-3-8383-1246-0 (2009) [Authored Other Book]

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Chapter in Book

(7 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2013Ellis I, Carville K, 'Non-melanocytic skin cancers and melanoma', Chronic Illness and disability Principles for nursing practice, Elsevier Australia, Chang, E and Johnson, A (ed), Australia, pp. 465-477. ISBN 9780729581615 (2013) [Revised Book Chapter]

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2013Ellis I, Davey C, Holliday V, 'Cultural awareness: Nurses working with Indigenous Australian people', Contexts of Nursing, Elsevier, J Daly, S Speedy and D Jackson (ed), Australia, pp. 355-372. ISBN 9780729581523 (2013) [Revised Book Chapter]

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2011Ellis IK, Hercelinskyj G, McEwen B, 'teaching telenursing with the Charles Darwin University virtual hospital', Telenursing, Springer, S Kumar and H Snooks (ed), London, pp. 5-16. ISBN 978-0-85729-528-6 (2011) [Other Book Chapter]

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2010Noonan K, Ellis IK, 'Porphyria Makes Me Depressed', Women and Depression, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Iffat Hussain (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 129-138. ISBN 1-4438-2114-4 (2010) [Research Book Chapter]

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2009Ellis IK, Davey C, Bradford V, 'Cultural awareness nurses working with Indigenous Australian people', Contexts of Nursing, Elsevier, Daly J., Jackson D., Speedy S. (ed), Australia, pp. 301-313. ISBN 978-0-7295-3925-8 (2009) [Research Book Chapter]

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2008Ellis IK, Carville K, 'Non melanocytic skin cancers and melanoma', Chronic Illness and Disability: Principles for Nursing Practice, Elsevier, Chang E., Johnson A. (ed), Australia, pp. 365-375. ISBN 978-0-7295-3868-8 (2008) [Research Book Chapter]

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2008Farr P, Ellis IK, Royle J, 'Improving Health Services via Advanced ICT Networks', Handbook of research on global diffusion of broadband data transmission, Information Science Reference, Yogesh Kumar Dwivedi, Anastasia Papazafeiropoulou, Jyoti Choudrie (ed), Swansea, pp. 593-608. ISBN 1-59140-789-3 (2008) [Research Book Chapter]

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Conference Publication

(22 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2014Chidarikire S, Harris DM, Skinner IK, 'A Cultural Paradox: Understanding the Experience of Living with Schizophrenia in Sub-Saharan Africa', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 7-9 October 2014, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-45. ISSN 1445-8330 (2014) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Chidarikire S; Harris DM

2014Chidarikire S, Harris DM, Skinner IK, 'The Role of Traditional and Faith Healers in Mental Health Care: A Meta Synthesis of Case Reports from sub-Saharan Africa', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 7-9 October 2014, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 5. ISSN 1445-8330 (2014) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Chidarikire S; Harris DM

2013Chidarikire S, Ellis I, 'The difference between conducting a systematic review on the identification and treatment of schizophrenia: how database choice affects the outcome', 2013 World Mental Health Congress of The World Federation for Mental Health: 'Social inclusion through interdisciplinary interventions', 25-28 August 2013, Buenos Aires, Argentina, pp. 567-569. (2013) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Chidarikire S

2013Ellis IK, Smith CA, Jaffray LM, Skinner TC, 'Incorporating advance care plans into the new Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record', Conference Handbook for the 12th National rural health conference, 7-10 April 2013, Adelaide, South Australia, pp. 168. (2013) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Smith CA; Jaffray LM; Skinner TC

2013Jaffray L, Smith C, Ellis I, ''Caring for my imagined future': important considerations for electronic advance care planning for older community dwelling adults with chronic, life limiting illness', Plenary, 3-6 September 2013, Canberra, Australia, pp. 1. (2013) [Plenary Presentation]

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Co-authors: Jaffray L; Smith C

2013Molloy L, Walker KN, Lakeman R, Ellis IK, 'Regarding Ethnonursing: Possibilities and Tensions of the Ethnographic Approach in Nursing', Transcultural Nursing Society 39th Annual Conference, 23-26 October 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico, pp. 107. (2013) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Molloy L; Walker KN; Lakeman R

2013Skinner T, Ellis I, Cheek C, Jaffray L, 'The cost of health related travel from a remote community', From the cradle to the grave - Challenges facing remote service provision across the life span continuum - 2013 CRANAplus Conference Presentations, 25th-28th September 2013, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, pp. 1-14. (2013) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Cheek C; Jaffray L

2013Smith C, Jaffray L, Ellis I, 'Electronic advance care in community: Nurses' role', Proceedings of the 1st annual worldwide nursing conference (WNC 2013), 8-9 July 2013, Singapore, pp. 42-45. ISSN 2315-4330 (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Smith C; Jaffray L

2013Smith CA, Jaffray LM, Ellis IK, 'Community based programs: Dignity of life and person-centred processes for advance care planning in the community', BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care, 9 - 11 May 2013, Melbourne, Victoria, pp. 267-268. ISSN 2045-4368 (2013) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Smith CA; Jaffray LM

2012Condon S, Ellis I, Cummings E, Orpin P, Skinner T, 'The experience of developing an electronic Advance Care Plan for residents of aged care facilities in Australia', Med-e-Tel 2012 Conference Proceedings, 18-20 April 2012, Luxembourg, pp. 586-592. ISSN 1998-5509 (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Condon S; Cummings E; Orpin P; Skinner T

2012Cummings E, Cheek C, van der Ploeg W, Orpin P, Behrens H, et al., 'The Cradle Coast personally controlled electronic health record evaluation research plan', Studies in Health Technology and Informatics: Building a Healthcare Future Through Trusted Information, 30 July- 2 August 2012, Sydney, pp. 14-19. ISBN 9781614990772 (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-078-9-14 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Cummings E; Cheek C; van der Ploeg W; Orpin P; Behrens H; Condon S; Jaffray L; Brogan R; Skinner T

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2012Tori K, Pascal J, Townsend R, Ellis IK, 'Emergency nurse practitioners: Leaping the hurdles and blending two worlds', Emergency nurse practitioners: Leaping the hurdles and blending two worlds, 20-22 August 2012, Imperial College, London, England, UK, pp. 72. (2012) [Conference Extract]

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2010Ellis IK, 'Remote Health 'The new challenge'', Remote Health, 30 October 2010, Okinawa, Japan, pp. 1. (2010) [Conference Extract]

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2009Ellis IK, Larson A, Eikelboom RH, 'Primary health care nurses use teleotology in the fight against chronic ear disease in outback Australia', Primary health care nurses use teleotology in the fight against chronic ear disease in outback Australia, 27 June - 4 July 2009, Durban, South Africa, pp. 1. (2009) [Conference Extract]

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2008Ellis IK, Hercelinskyj G, Gill S, Burns K, Browne P, 'Learning Clinical Decision Making in the Charles Darwin Virtual Hospital', Learning Clinical Decision Making in the Charles Darwin Virtual Hospital, 25-27 June 2008, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 1. (2008) [Conference Extract]

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2007Ellis IK, Aitken R, Hercelinskyj G, 'A curriculum model that allows for specialisations for undergraduate nurses', A curriculum model that allows for specialisations for undergraduate nurses, 2007, Perth, WA, pp. 1. (2007) [Conference Extract]

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2007Gill S, Ellis IK, Billany R, 'eLearning and case-based learning as a better model for nurse education', eLearning and case-based learning as a better model for nurse education, 2007, Perth, WA, pp. 1. (2007) [Conference Extract]

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2005Ellis IK, 'The clinical champion role in the development of a successful telehealth wound care project for remote Australia', The clinical champion role in the development of a successful telehealth wound care project for remote Australia, 2005, Brisbane, Queensland, pp. 1. (2005) [Conference Extract]

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2005Moon R, Ellis IK, 'Nurse Practitioner: A Legalised Remote Area Nurse or a Comprehensive Primary Health Care Practitioner', Nurse Practitioner: A Legalised Remote Area Nurse or a Comprehensive Primary Health Care Practitioner, 2005, Fremantle, WA, pp. 1. (2005) [Conference Extract]

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2004Ellis IK, Robertson J, Watts R, 'The journey from workshop to work practice', The journey from workshop to work practice, 21 July 2004, Dublin, Ireland, pp. 1. (2004) [Conference Extract]

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2004Santamaria N, Carville K, Ellis IK, Prentice J, 'The effectiveness of digital imaging and remote expert wound consultation on healing rates in chronic lower leg ulcers in the Kimberley region of Western Australia', Primary Intention, 3-5 March, Anchorage, Alaska USA, pp. 62-70. ISSN 1323-2495 (2004) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2002Ellis IK, Czulowski L, 'Technology+Technique=Telehealth Success', Technology+Technique=Telehealth Success, 1-2 August 2002, Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, pp. 1. ISSN 1357-633X (2002) [Conference Extract]

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

2

Total funding

$151,000

Projects

Rural capacity building for health professionals in remote and rural regions (2013)$150,000
Description
The purpose of this plan is for the APHCRI CRE in Primary Health Care Microsystems Stream 2 to build research capacity in rural and remote primary health care quality and safety.This project will build research capacity by providing research opportunities and research training and support in remote and rural regions.
Funding
Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute ($150,000)
Scheme
Grant-Centre of Excellence in Primary Health Care
Administered By
Flinders University
Research Team
Dunbar J; Skinner IK; Skinner TC; Knight S
Year
2013
2012: Luxexpo Exhibition and Congress Centre, Luxembourg, 18 to 20 April 2012 (2012)$1,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($1,000)
Scheme
Grant-Conference Support Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Skinner IK
Year
2012

Research Supervisions

Current supervisions

5

Current Supervisions

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDUnderstanding the lived experiences of people with schizophrenia in Harare Zimbabwe: A Critical Ethnography2012
PhDAddressing Chronicity - Mediating Metabolic Syndrome in Rural/Remote Communities Through Health Literacy2012
PhDA critical Ethnographic study examining Mental Health Nursing and its practice with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people2013
PhDFactors that influence resilience in children whose parents are members of the Australian Defense Force2013
PhDPreferred Models for End-of-life Care in Regional/Rural Tasmania (Adult Population)2014