Ms Daniella Vita

Casual Academic

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Sturt West Wing
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Daniella is a Registered Nurse and Associate Lecturer for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences with over 10 years clinical experience within the acute and aged care sectors with qualifications in dementia care; health service management and forensic nursing. Her current PhD is focused on the level of dementia content in the undergraduate nursing curriculum and the knowledge, attitudes, skills and understanding of dementia in undergraduate nursing students. Her other research interests include the impact of the e-learning environment on the student experience and how this environment can be optimised to enhance student learning.


Bachelor of Nursing (Pre-registration)

Bachelor of Health Science (Honours)

Graduate Diploma in Health Service Management

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Forensic Nursing

Key responsibilities

Topic Coordination

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education

Research in simulation in undergraduate nursing; online nursing education and dementia education in undergraduate nursing programs

Research interests

Dementia Care

Student Learning Experiences

Online Teaching

Undergraduate Nursing Education

Nursing Curriculum

Teaching interests

Dementia Care

Aged Care

Law and Ethics

Anatomy and Physiology

Professional Practice

Clinical Simulation

Primary Health Care

Transition from Hospital to Home/Community

Topic coordinator
NURS8012 Measuring Health Service Outcomes
NURS2003 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
Topic lecturer
NURS1005A Applied Science in Professional Practice (PEP)
NURS3005 Transition to Professional Practice 2 (PEP)
NURS2003 Anatomy and Physiology
NURS2007 Integrating Theory and Practice
NURS3003 Dynamics of Practice 3
NURS1001 Introduction to the Nursing Profession and Independent Learning
NURS2005 Managing Care in Different Settings
Supervisory interests
Allied health
Dementia care
Education, nursing
Online education
Primary health care

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