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 Senior 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.

Her research is focussed on nursing workforce challenges including the transition from university to practice and specifically in regional and remote settings in Australia. 

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
NURS1020 Introduction to Nursing and the Australian Health Care System
NURS2023 Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and the Nursing Management of Health 2
Topic lecturer
NURS1028 Introduction to Nursing, Health and the Australian Health Care System
NURS3013 Nursing Practice and Professional Placement 5
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.