Dr Caroline Phelan recently joined Flinders University as a Lecturer in Ageing and Palliative Care. After completing her undergraduate Nursing degree at the University of Canberra, Caroline spent much of her early nursing career in critical care areas. She completed her Master of Public Health at the University of New South Wales and has held education and management roles in nursing. She has extensive clinical experience in critical care, adult and paediatric inpatient settings, community and outpatient services and most recently in pain management.
She completed her PhD at the University of Newcastle which focused on decision making and older people in pain management. Her research focus is on clinical decision making, decision making in older age, pain management and critical theory.
PhD (Nursing) University of Newcastle
Master of Public Health University of New South Wales
Bachelor of Nursing University of Canberra
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