Evdokia is a Registered nurse and Registered midwife specialising in applied ethics. Her focus in research and teaching is in Professional ethics in nursing and in health care. She is the author of the book titled Client centered nursing ethics published by Lambert publishing. Evdokia has served on several research ethics committees was a long term member of the Minister's Disability Advisory Council in South Australia and is curently a member of the South Australian Health Practioners Tribunal
2013-2015 Co funding arrangement bewteen Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders university and RACF industry
Total funding of $20,000. Project title 'Resident as consumer in RACF's'. Chief Investigator. (Report 2016)
2010 Establishment grant $5,000: Faculty of Health Sciences Flinders university. Project title 'Patient as agent'.
My areas of research are in the application of ethical standards to decisions and actions in contemporary heath care arrangements.
Current research projects
This research explores the decision making choice and controle experinces of residental aged care residents and care staff. Research funded by two major aged care providers and Flinder University, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.
Presentation at the Health Care for the Older Person Symposium, July 2016: Consumer choice-what does it mean for older people living in RACF?
This research examines how the devlopment and use of innovative technologies, facilitates independence in daily living for indivuals.
This research describes nurse's undertanding of advocacy and compares results with International professional codes.
This research identifies the extent to which client self determination is enhanced or inhibited within the context of actute care settting. Long term aim is to develop ethical guidelines
Research funded by the Faculty of Health Sciences. Establishment grant ($5,000)
Client centred approaches to nursing and midwifery: critical thinking tools and strategies; ethics and nursing; ethics and midwifery; psychosocial dimensions of professional practice; effective communication.
Member of the South Australian Health Practioners Tribunal
Member of the Nurses Memorial Foundation of S.A. Inc.
Member of the College of Nursing (CN)
Member of Australian Association for Applied and Professional Ethics (AAPAE)
Member of the Australian Skeptics
Member of the International Philosophy of Nursing Society
Member of NTEU
Member of the Ministerial Disability Advisory Council of SA (2007-July 2012)
Editor of the Ethics National Network for RCNA (2008-2013)
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