Position

Associate Professor
School of Nursing & Midwifery

Qualifications

BSc Adel, BSc (Hons) Flin, BN UniSA, GradCertTertEd Flin, PhD ANU, MRCNA

Teaching interests

Anatomy; physiology; pathophysiology; health statistics; epidemiology; evidence-based practice for nursing; health informatics.

Topic Coordinator:

  • NURS9120  Evidence-based Clinical Practice

Research interests

Initial education was in neuroanatomy and neurophysiology with a focus on sensory and motor receptor localisation.

Lidia's research projects are:
ED patient presentations and medication preparedness among people with chronic conditions before, after and during disasters and extreme weather events. The project is funded through a Faculty of Health Sciences Industry Partnerships Research Grant.
Medication profile of older people during extreme conditions - this research is funded by the University Seeding Grant.

Ongoing project on compiling a unified disaster glossary. At present over 100 different disaster related glossaries exist with many terms having up to 100 different definitions. Funded project.
Long term global health aspects of people after a disaster.

Lidia is the inaugural Director of the internationally accredited Flinders University Research Program for Disaster Nursing, an ICN-accredited Centre for International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP®) Research and Development program. She is also the Deputy Director of the Flinders University Disaster Research Centre.
Lidia is eligible to supervise research degree candidates.

Supervisory interests

  • Disaster health
  • Emergency department-related work
  • Global health governance
  • Public health

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Aviation nursing (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Preterm infants and Kangaroo care (1) ; Complementary thrapies for pain in Thailand (1) ;

Publications

  • Hext, V. and Mayner, L. (2003). Practical nursing calculations: getting the dose right. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen and Unwin.
  • Kako, M. and Mayner, L. (2016). The need for psycho-social support for older women in Japan during the recovery phase. UNISDR Science and Technology Conference on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. Geneva, Switzerland. Jan 2016.
  • Mangoni, A.A., Kim, S.W., Hakendorf, P.H., Woodman, R.J. and Mayner, L. (2015). Impact of Anticholinergic Drugs on Adverse Outcomes In Older Hospitalized Patients During Extreme Weather Conditions. In Irish Ageing Studies Review. The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG-ER). European Region 8th Congress. The Convention Centre Dublin. Apr 2015, pp. abstract 0862.
  • Kako, M. and Mayner, L. (2015). Barriers that prevent Japanese older people feeling they belong to a new community after a disaster and relocation. In Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Cape Town, Africa. Apr 2015, pp. s24.
  • Mayner, L. and Arbon, P.A. (2015). Risk, disaster risk reduction and related terms: Harmonisation of terminology. In Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Cape Town, South Africa. Apr 2015, pp. s125-s126.
    [10.1017/S1049023X15000278]
  • Mayner, L., Wise, V. and Arbon, P. (2014). Defining disaster: the need for harmonisation of terminology. 2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference (IRDR) Beijing, China. Jun 2014.
    [Scopus]
  • Brideson, G.M., Mayner, L. and Willis, E. (2014). Flight nurses and continuing professional development (CPD) - do we really need it? Infinity and Beyond: Innovation into Practice; New Zealand Flight Nurses Association Aeromedical Conference. Hawkes Bay, NZ. Nov 2014.
  • Brideson, G., Mayner, L. and Willis, E. (2014). Images of flight nursing in Australia: A study using institutional ethnography. 3rd Asia-Pacific International Conference on Qualitative Research in Nursing, Midwifery and Health. Newcastle, NSW, Australia. Oct 2014.
  • Ochi, S., Mayner, L., Murray, V., Landeg, O. and Arbon, P. (2014). Medication supply for people evacuated during disasters. In IPRED III: International Preparedness & Response to Emergencies & Disasters. 3rd International Conference on Healthcare System Preparedness and Response to Emergencies & Disasters. Tel Aviv, Israel. Jan 2014, pp. 142.
    [Scopus]
  • Mayner, L. and Woodman, R. (2013). Effect of individual days of extreme heat on ED presentations for chronic conditions. In Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. NY: Cambridge University Press. 18th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Manchester, UK. May 2014, pp. s39.
  • Mannix, T., Eskirinimit, T. and Mayner, L. (2013). A longitudinal evaluation of kangaroo care for preterm infants in Thailand. Belfast: COINN. The Council of International Neonatal Nurses: 8th International Neonatal Nursing Conference 2013. Belfast, Ireland. Sep 2013, pp. 76-76.
  • Brideson, G.M., Mayner, L. and Willis, E. (2013). Images of flight nursing. Air support - the vital link. Melbourne, Australia. Aug 2013.
  • Mayner, L., Arbon, P. and Aitken, P. (2013). Disaster health consensus terminology: creating the foundations for evidence based practice. In Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. NY: Cambridge University Press. 18th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Manchester, UK. May 2013, pp. s26.
    [10.1017/S1049023X13000472]
  • McColl, G., Aitken, P., Mayner, L., Norton, I. and Arbon, P. (2013). The WADEM Oceania Chapter: progress and lessons. In Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. NY: Cambridge University Press. 18th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Manchester. May 2013, pp. s124.
    [10.1017/S1049023X13000472]
  • Ochi, S., Hodgson, S., Landeg, O., Mayner, L. and Murray, V. (2013). Disaster-driven evacuation and medication: A systematic literature review. Future of Health. London. Oct 2013.
  • Mayner, L. (2012). Using a health informatics approach and domain ontology to establish disaster health terminology. In 4th Pan American Conference of WADEM. 4th WADEM Pan American Regional Conference. Virginia, USA. Oct 2012.
  • Mayner, L. and Arbon, P. (2012). Climate change, extreme heat and older people. In Fourth International Conference on climate Change. Seattle, Washington USA: Common Ground. International Conference on Climate Change: Impact and Responses. Seattle, Washington, USA. Jul 2012.
  • Mayner, L. and Arbon, P. (2012). The Flinders University research program for disaster nursing. In Disaster Nursing: Developing and Realising the Potential. World Society of Disaster Nursing Research Conference 2012. Cardiff, Wales, UK. Aug 2012.
  • Mayner, L. and Arbon, P. (2011). Emergency department patient presentations during the 2009 heatwave in Adelaide. In 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Beijing, China. May 2011.
  • Mayner, L. and Arbon, P. (2011). Disaster nursing: the need for common terminology. In ICN Conference and CNR. ICN Conference and CNR; Nurses Driving Access, Quality and Health. Malta. May 2011.
  • Cusack, L., Siegloff, L., Arbon, P., Hutton, A. and Mayner, L. (2011). Tension between emergency management policy decisions and aged care facilities in Australia: A case study. In Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Beijing, China. May 2011, pp. s67-s68.
    [10.1017/S1049023X11002135]
  • Mayner, L. and Arbon, P. (2011). Opinions are free; evidence is sacred for disaster nursing practice. In Fifth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference & Seventh Nursing Symposium on Cancer Care. Issues, Challenges, and Future Directions of Evidence-based Healthcare; Fifth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference & Seventh Nursing Symposium on Cancer Care. Hong Kong. Sep 2011.
  • Siegloff, L., Cusack, L., Arbon, P., Hutton, A. and Mayner, L. (2011). Health workforce and disaster preparedness of rural hospitals. In Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Beijing, China. May 2011, pp. s33-s33.
    [10.1017/S1049023X11001117]
  • Mayner, L., Arbon, P. and Sansoni, J. (2011). Disaster nursing: a conceptual framework for disaster research and management. In ICN Conference and CNR. ICN Conference and CNR; Nurses Driving Access, Quality and Health. Valletta, Malta. May 2011.
  • Mayner, L. and Stratton, S. (2011). Medication preparedness during wildfire evacuations. In 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Beijing, China. May 2011.
  • Mayner, L. (2010). Nurses, disaster and resilience - facing the fact. In Abstract & Program. Resilience in the Face of Adversity, AHEC Conference. Eveleigh, NSW. Sep 2010.
  • Mayner, L., Smyth, V. and Nitschke, M. (2010). Extreme heat conditions in Adelaide: The impact on people. In Climate Change Impacts & Responses. Climate Change Impacts & Responses. Brisbane, Queensland. Jul 2010.
  • McNeill, E. and Mayner, L. (2010). Great expectations and emergency nurses. In Resilience in the Face of Adversity, AHEC Conference. Resilience in the Face of Adversity, AHEC Conference. Eveleigh, NSW. Sep 2010.
  • Smyth, V. and Mayner, L. (2010). Preparedness and response to extreme heat events in South Australia. In Abstract & Program. Resilience in the Face of Adversity, AHEC Conference. Eveleigh, NSW. Sep 2010.
  • Mayner, L. and Arbon, P.A. (2009). Medication awareness in disaster situations: a nursing role for self management. In Health in Transition, Researching for the future, 4th International Conference on Community Health Nursing Research. Health in Transition, Researching for the future, 4th International Conference on Community Health Nursing Research. Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia. Aug 2009, pp. 189-189.
  • Mayner, L. and Arbon, P.A. (2009). Medication preparedness and awareness for chronic disease sufferers during disaster. In Prehospital and Disaster Medicine : abstracts - 16th world congress on disaster and emergency medicine. United States: World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Safar Center, University of Pittsburgh. 16th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Victoria, Canada. May 2009, pp. s7-s7.
  • Mayner, L., Doney, R., Pitcher, M., Durack, J., Antill, T., Goucke, R., et al. (2008). Self-management programs for chronic pain: pacing before steps. In 28th annual scientific meeting of the Australian pain society: the spectrum of pain. 28th annual scientific meeting of the Australian pain society: the spectrum of pain. Perth, WA. Mar 2008.
  • Mayner, L. (2005). Enhancing learning through assessment: a study comparing contemporary vs traditional assessment methods [poster] In The first international conference on enhancing teaching and learning through assessment. The First International Conference on Enhancing Teaching and Learning through Assessment. Hong Kong. Jun 2005.
    [Web Link]
  • Mayner, L. (2001). Evidence-based practice under the microscope. In Qualitative Evidence-based Practice. Qualitative Evidence-based Practice. Coventry, UK. May 2001, pp. 49-49.
  • Mayner, L. (2001). Anche l'Australia taglia I fondi alla scienza' [Australia, also, cuts funding for research] News - Italia Press.
  • Brideson, G.M., Willis, E.M., Mayner, L. and Chamberlain, D.J. (2016). Images of Flight Nursing in Australia: A study using Institutional Ethnography. Nursing & Health Sciences, 18 pp. 38-43.
    [10.1111/nhs.12225] [Scopus]
  • Mangoni, A.A., Kim, S.W., Hakendorf, P.H., Mayner, L. and Woodman, R.J. (2016). Heat waves, drugs with anticholinergic effects and outcomes in older hospitalized patients. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society,
    [10.1111/jgs.14100] [Scopus]
  • Woodman, R.J. and Mayner, L. (2016). The usefulness of maximum daily temperatures versus defined heatwave periods in assessing the impact of extreme heat on ED admissions for chronic disease conditions. International Journal of Statistics in Medical Research,
  • Sansoni, J., De Caro, W., Marucci, A.R., Sorrentino, M., Mayner, L. and Lancia, L. (2016). Nurses' Job satisfaction: an Italian study. Annali di Igiene : Medicina Preventiva e di Comunita, 28(1) pp. 58-69.
  • Mayner, L. and Arbon, P.A. (2015). Defining disaster: The need for harmonisation of terminology. Australasian Journal of Disasters and Trauma Studies, 19(Special Issue) pp. 21-26.
    [Scopus] [Scopus]
  • Ochi, S., Hodgson, S., Landeg, O., Mayner, L. and Murray, V. (2015). Medication supply for people evacuated during disasters. Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine, 8(1) pp. 39-41.
    [10.1111/jebm.12138] [Scopus]
  • Parker, S.J., Mayner, L. and Gillham, D.M. (2015). E-learning for Critical Thinking: Using Nominal Focus Group Method to Inform Software Content and Design. Nursing and Midwifery Studies, 4(4)
    [Scopus] [Scopus]
  • Peng, L., Mayner, L. and Wang, H. (2014). Association between trauma patients' severity and critical care nursing workload in China. Nursing and Health Sciences, 16(4) pp. 528-533.
    [10.1111/nhs.12141] [Scopus]
  • Ochi, S., Hodgson, S., Langden, O., Mayner, L. and Murray, V. (2014). Disaster-driven evacuation and medication loss: A systematic literature review. PLOS Currents: Disasters, Jul 18
    [10.1371/currents.dis.fa417630b566a0c7dfdbf945910edd96]
  • Mitani, S., Kako, M. and Mayner, L. (2014). Medical relief for the 2011 Japan earthquake: A nursing account. Nursing and Health Sciences, 16(1) pp. 26-30.
    [10.1111/nhs.12112] [Scopus]
  • Usher, K., Woods, C., Casella, E., Glass, N., Wilson, R., Mayner, L., et al. (2014). Australian health professions student use of social media. Collegian, 21(2) pp. 95-101.
    [10.1016/j.colegn.2014.02.004] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Mayner, L., Gillham, D.M. and Sansoni, J. (2013). Anatomy and physiology for nursing students: Is problem-based learning effective? Professioni Infermieristiche, 66(3) pp. 182-186.
    [Scopus]
  • Hutton, A.E., Roderick, A., Munt, R., Mayner, L., Kako, M. and Arbon, P. (2012). Celebrating the end of school life: A pilot study. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 27(1) pp. 13-17.
    [10.1017/S1049023X11006765] [Scopus]
  • Usher, K. and Mayner, L. (2011). Disaster nursing: a descriptive survey of Australian undergraduate nursing curricula. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, 14(2) pp. 75-80.
    [10.1016/j.aenj.2011.02.005] [Scopus]
  • Mayner, L., Arbon, P.A. and Usher, K. (2010). Emergency department patient presentations during the 2009 heatwaves in Adelaide. Collegian, 17(4) pp. 175-182.
    [10.1016/j.colegn.2010.09.004] [Scopus]
  • Mayner, L., Sanderson, K.J. and Bull, C.M. (2009). Brain organisation and retinal pathways in the sleepy lizard, Tiliqua rugosa. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 133(2) pp. 195-198.
    [Scopus]
  • Brideson, G.M., Willis, E.M., Mayner, L. and Chamberlain, D.J. (2016). Images of Flight Nursing in Australia: A study using Institutional Ethnography. Nursing & Health Sciences, 18 pp. 38-43.
    [10.1111/nhs.12225] [Scopus]
  • Mangoni, A.A., Kim, S.W., Hakendorf, P.H., Mayner, L. and Woodman, R.J. (2016). Heat waves, drugs with anticholinergic effects and outcomes in older hospitalized patients. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society,
    [10.1111/jgs.14100] [Scopus]
  • Sansoni, J., De Caro, W., Marucci, A.R., Sorrentino, M., Mayner, L. and Lancia, L. (2016). Nurses' Job satisfaction: an Italian study. Annali di Igiene : Medicina Preventiva e di Comunita, 28(1) pp. 58-69.
  • Woodman, R.J. and Mayner, L. (2016). The usefulness of maximum daily temperatures versus defined heatwave periods in assessing the impact of extreme heat on ED admissions for chronic disease conditions. International Journal of Statistics in Medical Research,
  • Mayner, L. and Arbon, P.A. (2015). Defining disaster: The need for harmonisation of terminology. Australasian Journal of Disasters and Trauma Studies, 19(Special Issue) pp. 21-26.
    [Scopus] [Scopus]
  • Parker, S.J., Mayner, L. and Gillham, D.M. (2015). E-learning for Critical Thinking: Using Nominal Focus Group Method to Inform Software Content and Design. Nursing and Midwifery Studies, 4(4)
    [Scopus] [Scopus]
  • Ochi, S., Hodgson, S., Landeg, O., Mayner, L. and Murray, V. (2015). Medication supply for people evacuated during disasters. Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine, 8(1) pp. 39-41.
    [10.1111/jebm.12138] [Scopus]
  • Peng, L., Mayner, L. and Wang, H. (2014). Association between trauma patients' severity and critical care nursing workload in China. Nursing and Health Sciences, 16(4) pp. 528-533.
    [10.1111/nhs.12141] [Scopus]
  • Mitani, S., Kako, M. and Mayner, L. (2014). Medical relief for the 2011 Japan earthquake: A nursing account. Nursing and Health Sciences, 16(1) pp. 26-30.
    [10.1111/nhs.12112] [Scopus]
  • Usher, K., Woods, C., Casella, E., Glass, N., Wilson, R., Mayner, L., et al. (2014). Australian health professions student use of social media. Collegian, 21(2) pp. 95-101.
    [10.1016/j.colegn.2014.02.004] [Scopus] [Web Link]

Professional and community engagement

Expert Working group on Terminology UNISDR from 2015

Member of WADEM and on the Board of Directors as the Western Pacific representative for 2015-2017.
Executive member of Aisa Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network
Director of the International Centre for Disaster Nursing an ICN accredited centre

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