Aileen has worked as a specialist palliative care nurse in a diverse range of settings in Scotland and Australia and as a nurse educator in Laos. She is passionate about providing quality post-graduate palliative care education and building capacity in palliative and end-of-life care research. Aileen's research interests and teaching philosophy undergirds a commitment to her practical work, with moral and pragmatic questions always being anchored to clinical 'realities'. She is interdisciplinary in inclination and is an advocate of interdisciplinary research that brings together diverse disciplines in response to 'wicked' problems. Aileen has recently completed her humanities and social sciences PhD titled "Deleuzians of Patient Safety: A Video-reflexive Ethnography of End-of-Life Care.
Post Graduate Diploma Palliative Care
2015-2016 Brilliance in Evidence-based Community Palliative Care, Collier, A., Crawford, G., Dadic, A., Collier, A., Agar, M., Harlum, J., Waldron, P., Smeal, T. Flinders University Establishment Grant
2015– 2017 Brilliance in Evidence-based Palliative Care, Dadic, A., Collier, A., Agar, M., Harlum, J., Waldron, P., Smeal, T. Agency for Clinical Innovation, NSW
2015-2016 A Qualitative Exploration of Malabsorption Associated with Pancreatic Cancer - Interviews with Patients and Carers. Muircroft, W, Gott, M., Price, T, Currow, D.C. , Gooden, H., Carey, S., Collier, A., Devlin, L.
2015-2016 Breathless patients' perceptions of oxygen therapy. Breaden, K., Collier, A., Phillips, J., Currow, D. C. Bassett, K. Allcroft, P. Flinders University Establishment Grant
2013 ATLAS.ti International Institute Qualitative Methods (IIQM) PhD Dissertation Award
Aileen has a particular interest in practice-based research that fosters safety and quality of palliative care. She is especially interested in participatory and innovative methods that position patients' and families' voices centrally in the research process.
Member of Palliaitve Care Nurses Australia (PCNA)
Member of the SA Statewide Palliative Care Clinical Network Research Collaborative
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