Position

Course Coordination
Nursing and Midwifery

Biography

Kristen Graham is the Coordinator (Midwifery Programs) in the School of Nursing & Midwifery at Flinders University. She is a registered midwife and nurse with additional qualifications in public health, professional education and training and community and child health nursing. She teaches into clinical midwifery topics and working in communities. Her research focuses on midwifery education and maternal, neonatal and child health in resource poor environments. Kristen has worked in numerous midwifery, nursing and educational roles in Australia and internationally, including Thailand, Timor Leste and Sierra Leone.

Qualifications

RN, RM, MNg, MPH&TM, MPEd&Tr, GDipMid, GDipHSc (Community Health)

Honours, awards and grants

Sweet, L and Graham, K 2013 Faculty Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant

Key responsibilities

Coordinator (Midwifery Programs)

Teaching interests

Midwifery and nursing education and practice; clinical teaching and competency development; international primary health care and community development.

Topic Coordinator:

  • MIDW2204  Midwifery Care for the Woman and Baby with Complex Needs
  • MIDW3302  Midwifery Practice
  • MIDW3304  Clinical Knowledge for Midwifery Practice
  • NURS8015  International Strategies and Programs in Health Care

Topic Lecturer:

  • MIDW3302  Midwifery Practice
  • NURS8015  International Strategies and Programs in Health Care

Research expertise

  • Midwifery

Research interests

  • Midwifery education, practice and professional development
  • Reproductive and Child Health in low resource environments
  • ICT to strengthen health professional learning, competence and confidence
  • Birth preparedness, complication Readiness
  • m-Health

Publications

  • Pradanie, R., Abigail, W.F. and Graham, K.P. (2015). An international collaborative project on empowering Indonesian women: Lessons learnt so far. The 6th International Nursing Conference: Emphasize the Art of Nursing on Research, Education into Clinical and Community Practice. Surabaya, Indonesia. Nov 2015.
  • Sweet, L.P., Graham, K.P. and Foster, W. (2015). The personal costs of continuity of care experiences for midwifery students. ANZAHPE-AMEA 2015 Conference. Newcastle, NSW. Mar 2015.
  • Sweet, L.P., Graham, K.P. and Foster, W. (2015). The personal costs of continuity of care experiences for midwifery students. Australian College of Midwives (ACM) 19th Biennial Conference. Gold Coast, Qld. Oct 2015.
  • Sweet, L. and Graham, K. (2014). iMid: mobile devices to support facilitation of midwifery professional experience placements. National Nurse Education Conference: Changing Boards. Adelaide. Apr 2014.
  • Sweet, L.P. and Graham, K.P. (2014). The personal costs of Continuity of Care Experiences for midwifery students. Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2014. Gold Coast, Queensland. Jul 2014.
  • Sweet, L.P. and Graham, K.P. (2014). iMid: Mobile devices to support facilitation of midwifery professional experience placements. Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2014. Gold Coast, Queensland. Jul 2014.
  • Graham, K., Hill, P.A., Reynolds, L. and Parry, Y. (2014). A thematic analysis and a reflective description of the experience of nursing, midwifery and paramedic students on a short-term mobility community health placement in Vietnam. In K Moore, ed. Work Integrated Learning: Building Capacity - Proceedings of the 2014 ACEN National Conference. Australia: Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) Limited. Work Integrated Learning: Building Capacity, 2014 ACEN National Conference. Tweed Heads, NSW. Oct 2014, pp. 172-176.
    [Web Link]
  • McKellar, L. and Graham, K.P. (2017). A review of the literature to inform a best-practice clinical supervision model for midwifery students in Australia. Nurse Education in Practice, 24 pp. 92-98.
    [10.1016/j.nepr.2016.05.002] [Scopus]
  • Mohale, H., Sweet, L.P. and Graham, K.P. (2017). Maternity health care: The experiences of Sub-Saharan African women in Sub-Saharan Africa and Australia. Women and Birth, 30(4) pp. 298-307.
    [10.1016/j.wombi.2016.11.011] [Scopus]
  • Graham, K., Hill, P.A., Reynolds, L. and Parry, Y. (2014). A thematic analysis and a reflective description of the experience of nursing, midwifery and paramedic students on a short-term mobility community health placement in Vietnam. In K Moore, ed. Work Integrated Learning: Building Capacity - Proceedings of the 2014 ACEN National Conference. Australia: Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) Limited. Work Integrated Learning: Building Capacity, 2014 ACEN National Conference. Tweed Heads, NSW. Oct 2014, pp. 172-176.
    [Web Link]
  • McKellar, L. and Graham, K.P. (2017). A review of the literature to inform a best-practice clinical supervision model for midwifery students in Australia. Nurse Education in Practice, 24 pp. 92-98.
    [10.1016/j.nepr.2016.05.002] [Scopus]
  • Mohale, H., Sweet, L.P. and Graham, K.P. (2017). Maternity health care: The experiences of Sub-Saharan African women in Sub-Saharan Africa and Australia. Women and Birth, 30(4) pp. 298-307.
    [10.1016/j.wombi.2016.11.011] [Scopus]
  • Pradanie, R., Abigail, W.F. and Graham, K.P. (2015). An international collaborative project on empowering Indonesian women: Lessons learnt so far. The 6th International Nursing Conference: Emphasize the Art of Nursing on Research, Education into Clinical and Community Practice. Surabaya, Indonesia. Nov 2015.
  • Sweet, L.P., Graham, K.P. and Foster, W. (2015). The personal costs of continuity of care experiences for midwifery students. ANZAHPE-AMEA 2015 Conference. Newcastle, NSW. Mar 2015.
  • Sweet, L.P., Graham, K.P. and Foster, W. (2015). The personal costs of continuity of care experiences for midwifery students. Australian College of Midwives (ACM) 19th Biennial Conference. Gold Coast, Qld. Oct 2015.
  • Sweet, L. and Graham, K. (2014). iMid: mobile devices to support facilitation of midwifery professional experience placements. National Nurse Education Conference: Changing Boards. Adelaide. Apr 2014.
  • Sweet, L.P. and Graham, K.P. (2014). The personal costs of Continuity of Care Experiences for midwifery students. Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2014. Gold Coast, Queensland. Jul 2014.
  • Sweet, L.P. and Graham, K.P. (2014). iMid: Mobile devices to support facilitation of midwifery professional experience placements. Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2014. Gold Coast, Queensland. Jul 2014.

Professional and community engagement

Committee Member

  • NMBA Expert Advisory Group for the development of the Midwife standards for practice, 2016 to date
  • NMBA Midwifery Expert Panel - Knowledge and Skills specifications, 2015
  • NMBA Internationally Qualified Nurses and Midwives (IQNM) Expert Group, 2014-2015

Member:

  • Australian College of Midwives
  • Australian Collaborative Education Network

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Primary health care

Contact

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Phone: +61 8 82013918
Email:
Location: Sturt North Wing (N112)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Further information

Publications
Galati, A & Graham, K 2011 Working with Men: A Men's Health Manual for Timor-Leste, Family Planning NSW, Ashfield NSW

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