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Helen Courtney-Pratt

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Helen Courtney-Pratt

Senior Research Fellow
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre

Room 417H (level 4), Medical Science 1, Hobart CBD Campuses

+61 3 409 401 253 (phone)

Helen.CourtneyPratt@utas.edu.au

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Fields of Research

  • Nursing (111099)
  • Aged Care Nursing (111001)
  • Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care) (111003)
  • Respiratory Diseases (110203)
  • Higher Education (130103)
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology (110308)
  • Health and Community Services (111708)
  • Population Trends and Policies (160305)
  • Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative) (111002)
  • Physiotherapy (110317)
  • Paediatrics (111403)
  • Aged Health Care (111702)
  • Urban Sociology and Community Studies (160810)
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine (110499)
  • Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance) (111711)
  • Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy (130209)
  • Communications Technologies (100599)
  • Public Health and Health Services (111799)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (111701)
  • Clinical Sciences (110399)
  • Health Promotion (111712)
  • Family Care (111707)
  • Performing Arts and Creative Writing (190499)

Research Objectives

  • Nursing (920210)
  • Health Education and Promotion (920205)
  • Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma) (920115)
  • Health and Support Services (920299)
  • Child Health (920501)
  • Health Related to Ageing (920502)
  • Palliative Care (920211)
  • Health (929999)
  • Evaluation of Health Outcomes (920204)
  • Learner Development (930103)
  • Learner and Learning (930199)
  • Learner and Learning Processes (930102)
  • Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis (940204)
  • Information Services (890399)
  • Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services) (920201)

Publications

Total publications

34

Journal Article

(20 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Courtney-Pratt H, Pich J, Levett-Jones T, Moxey A, 'I was yelled at, intimidated and treated unfairly'. nursing students' experiences of being bullied in clinical and academic settings', Journal of Clinical Nursing Article Epub ahead of print. ISSN 0962-1067 (In Press) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jocn.13983 [eCite] [Details]

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2017Lea E, Marlow A, Altmann E, Courtney-Pratt H, 'Nursing students' preferences for clinical placements in the residential aged care setting', Journal of Clinical Nursing pp. 1-10. ISSN 0962-1067 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jocn.13859 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Lea E; Marlow A; Altmann E

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2016Blair W, Kable A, Courtney-Pratt H, Doran E, 'Mixed method integrative review exploring nurses' recognition and response to unsafe practice', Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72, (3) pp. 488-500. ISSN 0309-2402 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jan.12855 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

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2015Cooper J, Courtney-Pratt H, Fitzgerald M, 'Key influences identified by first year undergraduate nursing students as impacting on the quality of clinical placement: A qualitative study', Nurse Education Today, 35, (9) pp. 1004-1008. ISSN 0260-6917 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2015.03.009 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Cooper J

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2015Courtney-Pratt H, Levett-Jones T, Lapkin S, Pitt V, Gilligan C, et al., 'Development and psychometric testing of the satisfaction with Cultural Simulation Experience Scale', Nurse Education in Practice, 15, (6) pp. 530-536. ISSN 1471-5953 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2015.07.009 [eCite] [Details]

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2015Everson N, Levett-Jones T, Lapkin S, van der Riet P, Rossiter R, et al., 'Measuring the impact of a 3D simulation experience on nursing students' cultural empathy using a modified version of the Kiersma-Chen Empathy Scale', Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24, (19-20) pp. 2849-2858. ISSN 0962-1067 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jocn.12893 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

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2015Levett-Jones T, Pitt V, Courtney-Pratt H, Harbrow G, Rossiter R, 'What are the primary concerns of nursing students as they prepare for and contemplate their first clinical placement experience?', Nurse Education in Practice, 15, (4) pp. 304-309. ISSN 1471-5953 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2015.03.012 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 11

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2014Courtney-Pratt H, Fitzgerald MA, Ford K, Johnson C, Wills K, 'Development and reliability testing of the quality clinical placement evaluation tool', Journal of Clinical Nursing, 23, (3-4) pp. 504-514. ISSN 1365-2702 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jocn.12158 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Fitzgerald MA; Ford K; Johnson C; Wills K

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2014Ford K, Courtney-Pratt H, Tesch L, Johnson C, 'More than just clowns - Clown Doctor rounds and their impact for children, families and staff', Journal of Child Health Care, 18, (3) pp. 286-296. ISSN 1367-4935 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/1367493513490447 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Ford K

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2013Ford K, Courtney-Pratt H, FitzGerald M, 'The development and evaluation of a preceptorship program using a practice development approach', Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 30, (3) pp. 5-13. ISSN 1447-4328 (2013) [Professional, Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 3

Co-authors: Ford K

2012Courtney-Pratt H, Cummings E, Turner P, Cameron-Tucker H, Wood-Baker R, et al., 'Entering a world of uncertainty: community nurses' engagement with information and communication technology', Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 30, (11) pp. 612-619. ISSN 1538-2931 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1097/NXN.0b013e318266caab [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Cummings E; Turner P; Cameron-Tucker H; Wood-Baker R; Walters EH; Robinson AL

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2012Courtney-Pratt H, Fitzgerald MA, Ford K, Marsden K, Marlow A, 'Quality clinical placements for undergraduate nursing students: a cross-sectional survey of undergraduates and supervising nurses', Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68, (6) pp. 1380-1390. ISSN 1365-2648 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05851.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 51Web of Science - 35

Co-authors: Fitzgerald MA; Ford K; Marsden K; Marlow A

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2012Ford K, Courtney-Pratt HM, Fitzgerald MA, 'Post-discharge experiences of children and their families following children's surgery', Journal of child health care, 16, (4) pp. 320-330. ISSN 1367-4935 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/1367493512448129 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Ford K; Fitzgerald MA

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2012Walters JAE, Cameron-Tucker H, Courtney-Pratt H, Nelson MR, Robinson AL, et al., 'Supporting health behaviour change in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with telephone health-mentoring: insights from a qualitative study', BMC Family Practice, 13 Article 55. ISSN 1471-2296 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2296-13-55 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 19Web of Science - 17

Co-authors: Walters JAE; Cameron-Tucker H; Nelson MR; Robinson AL; Scott J; Turner P; Walters EH; Wood-Baker R

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2012Walters JAE, Courtney-Pratt H, Cameron-Tucker H, Nelson M, Robinson A, et al., 'Engaging general practice nurses in chronic disease self-management support in Australia: insights from a controlled trial in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease', Australian Journal of Primary Health, 18, (1) pp. 74-79. ISSN 1448-7527 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/PY10072 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Walters JAE; Cameron-Tucker H; Nelson M; Robinson A; Scott J; Turner P; Walters EH; Wood-Baker R

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2010Cummings EA, Robinson AL, Courtney-Pratt HM, Cameron-Tucker HL, Wood-Baker R, et al., 'Pathways home: Comparing voluntary IT and non-IT users participating in a mentored self-management project', Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 160, (Part 1) pp. 23-27. ISSN 0926-9630 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3233/978-1-60750-588-4-23 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Cummings EA; Robinson AL; Cameron-Tucker HL; Wood-Baker R; Walters EH; Turner P

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2008Robinson AL, Courtney-Pratt HM, Lea EJ, Cameron-Tucker HL, Turner P, et al., 'Transforming clinical practice amongst community nurses: mentoring for COPD patient self-management', Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17, (11c) pp. 369-378. ISSN 0962-1067 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02279.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 18Web of Science - 15

Co-authors: Robinson AL; Lea EJ; Cameron-Tucker HL; Turner P; Cummings EA; Wood-Baker R; Walters EH

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2006Courtney-Pratt HM, Cummings EA, Reid DW, Robinson A, Turner P, et al., 'Building capacity of community nurses to act as mentors for older persons with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)', Australasian Journal on Ageing, 25, (supp 1) pp. A13-14. ISSN 1440-6381 (2006) [Non Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Cummings EA; Reid DW; Robinson A; Turner P; Walters EH; Wood-Baker R

2006Cummings EA, Courtney-Pratt HM, Reid DW, Robinson A, Turner P, et al., 'Issues and experiences with technology supported development of patient self-efficacy and self-managed of chronic disease', Australasian Journal on Ageing, 25, (supp 1) pp. A14-15. ISSN 1440-6381 (2006) [Non Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Cummings EA; Reid DW; Robinson A; Turner P; Walters EH; Wood-Baker R

2005Jessup M, Courtney-Pratt HM, Robinson A, Cameron-Tucker HL, Walters EH, et al., 'Cementing Pathways Home: Enhancing Quality of Life for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease', Australasian Journal on Ageing, 24, (November 2005) pp. A12. ISSN 1440-6381 (2005) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Jessup M; Robinson A; Cameron-Tucker HL; Walters EH; Wood-Baker R; Reid DW; Turner P; Lea EJ; Cummings EA

Chapter in Book

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2015Courtney-Pratt HM, 'Documenting and Reporting', Fundamentals of Nursing, Pearson Australia, A Berman, S Sneider & T. Levett-Jones (ed), Australia, pp. 283-304. ISBN 9781486010394 (2015) [Revised Book Chapter]

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Conference Publication

(8 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017McInerney F, Robinson A, Toye C, Courtney-Pratt H, Stratton BM, et al., 'Entering aged care for those living with dementia: Families' experiences', 8-10 November 2017, Perth (2017) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: McInerney F; Robinson A; Stratton BM; Doherty KV

2014Elliott Kate-Ellen, Courtney-Pratt HM, See C, Stronach MM, Horner B, et al., 'Are passionate clinical leaders enough for excellence in Teaching Aged Care Facilities?', Australian Association of Gerontology 47th National Conference, 26 - 28 November, 2014, Adelaide, Australia (2014) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Elliott Kate-Ellen; See C; Stronach MM; Horner B; Robinson AL

2012Courtney-Pratt HM, Fitzgerald MA, Ford K, Robinson AL, 'People with Dementia in Hospital: A case study', Medimond s.r.l., 7-10 March 2012, London, UK, pp. 11-15. (2012) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Fitzgerald MA; Ford K; Robinson AL

2012Courtney-Pratt HM, Fitzgerald MA, Robinson AL, Nethery I, 'Care of older persons in the Emergency Department', NEW FRONTIERS Reaching great heights, 10-12 October 2012, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 25. (2012) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Fitzgerald MA; Robinson AL

2012Ford K, Tesch L, Courtney-Pratt HM, 'On the Journey: encounters with clown doctors and impacts for children, families and staff', On the Journey: encounters with clown doctors and impacts for children, families and staff, 22-24 October 2012, Sydney, Australia, pp. 10. (2012) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Ford K

2011Walters JAE, Cameron-Tucker HL, Courtney-Pratt HM, Wood-Baker R, Robinson AL, et al., 'Telephone delivered health mentoring for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Tasmania is feasible and effective in supporting adoption of positive health behaviour changes', Primary Health Care Research Conference, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 94. (2011) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Walters JAE; Cameron-Tucker HL; Wood-Baker R; Robinson AL; Scott J; Turner P; Nelson MR; Walters EH

2011Walters JAE, Cameron-Tucker HL, Courtney-Pratt HM, Wood-Baker R, Robinson AL, et al., 'Telephone delivered health mentoring for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) in Tasmania is feasible and effective in supporting adoption of positive health behaviour changes', Primary Health Care Research & Information Service proceedings, 13-15 July 2011, Brisbane (2011) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Walters JAE; Cameron-Tucker HL; Wood-Baker R; Robinson AL; Scott JL; Turner P; Nelson MR; Walters EH

2005Jessup M, Courtney-Pratt HM, Robinson A, Cameron-Tucker HL, Walters EH, et al., 'Cementing Pathways Home: Enhancing Quality of Life for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease', Exploring the Meaning of Ageing - through Research, Policy and Practice, 2005, Gold Coast, Queensland, pp. 59-66. ISBN 0-9758310-0-3 (2005) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Jessup M; Robinson A; Cameron-Tucker HL; Walters EH; Wood-Baker R; Reid DW; Turner P; Lea EJ; Cummings EA

Other Public Output

(5 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2011Fitzgerald MA, Courtney-Pratt HM, Ford K, Johnson Caddi, 'Quality clinical placement evaluations: Undergraduate placements in acute care settings (Mersey Community Hospital 2010)', Quality clinical placement evaluations: Undergraduate placements in acute care settings (Mersey Community Hospital 2010), School of Nursing & Midwifery, Hobart, 1, 1, pp. 1-23. (2011) [Government or Industry Research]

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Co-authors: Fitzgerald MA; Ford K; Johnson Caddi

2011Fitzgerald MA, Courtney-Pratt HM, Ford K, Johnson Caddi, 'Quality clinical placement evaluations: Undergraduate placements in acute care settings (Royal Hobart Hospital 2010)', Quality clinical placement evaluations: Undergraduate placements in acute care settings (Royal Hobart Hospital 2010), School of Nursing & Midwifery, Hobart, 1, 1, pp. 1-27. (2011) [Government or Industry Research]

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Co-authors: Fitzgerald MA; Ford K; Johnson Caddi

2011Fitzgerald MA, Courtney-Pratt HM, Ford K, Johnson Caddi, 'Quality clinical placement evaluations: Undergraduate placements in acute care settings (North-West Regional Hospital 2010)', Quality clinical placement evaluations: Undergraduate placements in acute care settings (North-West Regional Hospital 2010), School of Nursing & Midwifery, Hobart, 1, 1, pp. 1-24. (2011) [Government or Industry Research]

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Co-authors: Fitzgerald MA; Ford K; Johnson Caddi

2011Fitzgerald MA, Courtney-Pratt HM, Ford K, Johnson Caddi, 'Quality clinical placement evaluations: Undergraduate placements in acute care settings (Launceston General Hospital 2010)', Quality clinical placement evaluations: Undergraduate placements in acute care settings (Launceston General Hospital 2010), School of Nursing & Midwifery, Hobart, 1, 1, pp. 1-23. (2011) [Government or Industry Research]

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Co-authors: Fitzgerald MA; Ford K; Johnson Caddi

2011Ford K, Courtney-Pratt HM, Fitzgerald MA, 'Post-discharge follow up for children and families after surgery. A short report', Post-discharge follow up for children adn families after surgery. A short report, Southern Tasmanian Area Health Service, Hobart, 1, 1, pp. 1-4. (2011) [Government or Industry Research]

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Co-authors: Ford K; Fitzgerald MA

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

6

Total funding

$184,390

Projects

What do they know about dementia? Determining community knowledge about dementia. (2017)$50,000
Description
The aims of the project are to:1. Determine the level of dementia knowledge in a cross section of community groups2. Model the relationship between dementia knowledge and demographic variables to determine key demographic correlates3. Explore findings arising from the survey of dementia knowledge in partnership with communities to identify appropriate educationapproaches.
Funding
Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation ($50,000)
Scheme
Grant-Dementia Grants Program
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Eccleston CEA; Courtney-Pratt HM; McInerney F; Doherty KV
Year
2017
Developing Dementia Friendly Community Initiatives in Tasmania (2016)$48,299
Description
The project will engage UTAS and community representatives in workshops for mutual exchange of ideas related to the development of dementia friendly communities in Tasmania.
Funding
Tasmanian Community Fund ($48,299)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Courtney-Pratt HM; Doherty KV
Year
2016
International Children's Illness and Symptom Study: perspectives of children with chronic illness from the UK, Australia and New Zealand. (2013)$51,345
Description
The study aims to explore:1.childrens understandings of their illness and its associated management (medication and/or medical interventions);2.childrens perceptions of how their lives are shaped (or not) by their illness and its associated management; and3.to what extent, if any, children feel they are involved in health care decisions that affect them.UTAS to contribute to the anlaysis and synthesis of data, analysis of data generated by children, gain ethics, etc.
Funding
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation ($51,345)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Central Lancashire
Research Team
Carter Bernie; Bray L; Dickinson Annette; Water T; Ford K; Courtney-Pratt HM
Year
2013
Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Together: Participant-CENTREd Continuum of Care (2011)$22,727
Funding
Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation ($22,727)
Scheme
Grant-Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Cameron-Tucker HL; Wood-Baker R; Walters JAE; Walters EH; Courtney-Pratt HM; Robinson AL; Joseph L
Year
2011
Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Together: Participant-CENTREd Continuum of Care (2011)$6,110
Funding
Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania ($6,110)
Scheme
Grant-Clinical Networks Tasmania
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Cameron-Tucker HL; Wood-Baker R; Walters JAE; Walters EH; Courtney-Pratt HM; Joseph L
Year
2011
Best Practice and the Care of Older Persons with Dementia in the Emergency Department: a Critical Ethnography (2010)$5,909
Funding
Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation ($5,909)
Scheme
Grant-Starter
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Robinson AL; Fitzgerald MA; Nethery I; Courtney-Pratt HM; Churchill B
Year
2010

Research Supervision

Completed

1

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
MastersTranslating Evidence Into Practice: A case study on the prevention of venous thromboembolism using the Joanna Briggs Institute model of evidence-based health care
Candidate: Pamela Kathleen Sykes
2015