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Sharon Kinney

Associate Professor (Nursing)
Paediatrics
Health Services Delivery
life sciences & biomedicine
science & technology
humans
child
nursing
pediatrics
general & internal medicine
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A/Prof

Sharon Kinney

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Evidence-based practice
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A/Prof

Sharon Kinney

 

Sharon has dual appointments, as a senior lecturer/research fellow at The University of Melbourne and as a nurse consultant in the Nursing Research Department at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. She coordinates the Master of Advanced Nursing Practice program and oversees the Graduate Certificate programs in paediatrics, paediatric intensive care and neonatal intensive care.

She worked for many years in paediatric critical care and has held clinical and educational appointments within the area. Her program of research focuses on improving the safety and quality of care of hospitalised children with a particular focus on improving the detection and response to paediatric clinical deterioration. She is the nursing lead on the Victorian Children’s Tool for Observation and Response (ViCTOR) projects in Victoria. Sharon is passionate about supporting clinical nurses to engage with evidence-based practice and to conduct clinically relevant research where the findings can be readily translated into practice.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 40 most recent scholarly works by Sharon Kinney.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2011

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Nursing Development Scholarship

The Royal Children’s Hospital

2006

Murdoch Children’s Research Institute Training Research Scholarship

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

2004

School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne Scholarship

The University of Melbourne

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Associate Professor (Nursing)

Nursing

Member

Member of the Australian College of Nursing

Member

Australian College of Critical Care Nurses

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Nursing

Deakin University

Bachelor of Nursing

La Trobe University

Diploma in Nursing

Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology