Ms Jessie Anderson

Senior Lecturer in Nursing

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Bedford Park (Sturt S115)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Jessie Anderson is a Lecturer in Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University. Jessie is a Registered Nurse, researcher and educator with a background in Emergency Nursing. Jessie teaches across a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing topics.

Currently based in Adelaide, Jessie previously worked with the Rural Inter-Professional Placement Learning team in Alice Springs and remains committed to the development of the rural and remote nursing and allied health workforce.

Jessie is the topic coordinator for NURS2004 Dynamics of Practice 1, NURS2011 Quality and Safety in Healthcare and NURS2015 Nursing in Context B.

Research interests:
Emergency Nursing
Primary Health Care
Remote and Indigenous Health
Health Workforce Development



Institution and Date

Graduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning

Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory, 2017

Master of Nursing (Emergency)

Flinders University of South Australia, 2010

Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)

Flinders University of South Australia, 2008

Bachelor of Nursing    

University of Tasmania, 2006

Bachelor of Arts (Gender Studies & English Literature)

Flinders University of South Australia, 1998

Teaching interests

Clinical Nursing

Acute and Critical Care Nursing

Comprehensive Primary Health Care

Remote and Indigenous Health

Topic coordinator
NURS2004 Dynamics of Practice 1
NURS2011 Quality and Safety in Health Care
NURS2015 Nursing in Context B
Topic lecturer
NURS1002 Contexts of Nursing and Primary Health Care
NURS3002 Advanced Decision-Making and Practice
NURS2010 Managing Care in Professional Practice
Further information


•Campbell N, Farthing A, Witt S, Anderson J, Lenthall S, Moore L, Rissel C. Health Professional Student Placements and Workforce Location Outcomes: Protocol of an Observational Cohort Study. JMIR Res Protoc 2021;10(1):e21832 doi: 10.2196/21832 PMID: 33443482

•Campbell N, Moore L, Farthing A, Anderson J, Witt S, Lenthall S, Petrovic E, Lyons C, Rissel C, Characteristics of nursing and allied health student placements in the Northern Territory over time (2017-2019) and placement satisfaction, Aust J Rural Health (under review September 2020)

• Smith, T., Cross, M., Waller, S., Chambers, H., Farthing, A., Barraclough, F., . . . Anderson, J. (2018). Ruralization of students’ horizons: Insights into Australian health professional students’ rural and remote placements. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 11, 85-97.