Jennifer Weller-Newton is an Associate Professor, in the Department of Rural Health, at the University of Melbourne. She is Director of the Rural Health Academic Network coordinating a team across several regional health services.
Jennifer seeks to improve the learning culture of workplaces. She started her career as a nurse and a midwife and having undertaken a BA(Hons) in Nursing Education in the UK, led to her completing Doctorate of Education (Monash University) in uncovering students knowing through reflection. She received and ARC Post-doctoral Industry Fellowship (2006-2009) which has informed her ongoing research and interest in workplace learning. Jennifer has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and conferences abstracts. She is a Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing, Editor for Collegian and Associate Editor for The Clinical Teacher.
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Community health placements for junior medical and nursing students for interprofessional ..
Posttraumatic growth experiences and its contextual factors in women with breast cancer: A..
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Emerging From the "Ku:" Fluctuating in Adjusting With Breast Cancer-A Post-Traumatic Growth Theory Situated Within Chinese Culture
Jianxia Zhai, Jennifer M Weller-Newton, Kaori Shimoinaba, Hong Chen, Beverley Copnell
Journal article | 2020 | Qualitative Health Research
This purpose of the study was to construct a model (theory) to understand Chinese women's adjustment process in living with breast..
Posttraumatic growth experiences and its contextual factors in women with breast cancer: An integrative review
Jianxia Zhai, Jennifer Newton, Beverley Copnell
Journal article | 2019 | Health Care for Women International
In this article, we synthesize current research that examines determinants and manifestations of posttraumatic growth (the phenome..
ASSISTING WOMEN TO CONCEIVE: A CLINICAL UPDATE ON FERTILITY-AWARENESS.
Kerry Hampton, Jennifer Newton
Journal article | 2016 | Australian nursing & midwifery journal
This update on fertility-awareness has two principle aims. First, to highlight the gaps in women's understanding of when in the me..
Women's Perceptions of Caesarean Birth: A Roy International Study
Jacqueline Fawcett, Cynthia Aber, Susan Haussler, Marianne Weiss, Sheila Taylor Myers, Jaye L Hall, V Lynn Waters, Charlette King, Marja-Terttu Tarkka, Anja Rantanen, Paivi Astedt-Kurki, Jennifer Newton, Virginia Silva
Journal article | 2011 | Nursing Science Quarterly
Exploring a pedagogical approach to integrating research, practice and teaching.
Jennifer M Newton, Lisa G McKenna, Carole Gilmour, Jacqueline Fawcett
Journal article | 2010 | International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship
Application of evidence is accepted as an important component of clinical practice. Teaching research to undergraduate students ha..
Lost in translation: barriers to learning in health professional clinical education
Jennifer M Newton, Stephen Billett, Brian Jolly, Cherene M Ockerby
Journal article | 2009 | Learning in Health and Social Care
The perennial debate concerning the so‐called ‘theory‐practice gap’ pervades health professional education. It is uncertain whethe..
Registered nurses' expectations and experiences of first year students' clinical skills and knowledge.
Felicity Astin, Jennifer Newton, Lisa McKenna, Leola Moore-Coulson
Journal article | 2005 | Contemporary Nurse
BACKGROUND: Clinical education is a fundamental component of nurse education. In theory, this aspect involves integrated input fro..
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Best Presenter Prize
Graduate Research Scholarship (1995-1999)
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Principal Research Fellow In Rural Health
Member - Psi Zeta-At-Large Chapter
SIGMA Theta Tau International Honor Society
Australian College of Nursing
Swinburne University of Technology
Doctorate of Education
Bachelor of Arts, Nursing Education
Manchester Metropolitan University