Associate Professor Kim Devery

Associate Professor

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Health Sciences Building (3.29)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Kim has worked as a nurse in Africa, USA, UK and Australia across a wide variety of clinical practice settings including palliative care. She is currently an academic and works in the field of end-of-life and palliative care. She also leads the strategic development of the palliative care postgraduate courses. In her teaching Kim guides doctors, nurses and allied health professionals in post graduate studies, ultimately to strengthen their capacity in delivering health care services to patients who are at the end of life. Kim also leads a major national education and knowledge translation project End-of-Life Essentials, that's free and evidence based, which aims to increase professionals' skill and confidence in end-of-life care in Australian acute hospitals.

Qualifications
RN, RM, BSocSc (honours) UNSW
Honours, awards and grants

Education on end-of-life care in acute hospitals, Kim Devery, Deb Rawlings and Deidre Morgan, $743,061; National Palliative Care Project Grants 2017-2020

Education on end-of-life care in acute hospital settings, with Jennifer Tieman $581,314 National Palliative Care Project Grants - 2015-2017

CNSA Congress 2017. Best Poster - Near Death experience and Nursing practice: Lessons from the palliative care literature

Australian Award for University Teaching (Team) - 2012


Vivian Bullwinkle Award for Best Abstract - (with Sharon Bowering) - Palliative Care Nurses Australia Conference 2012


Australian Learning and Teaching Citation (Team) - 2010


Vice Chancellor's award for excellence in teaching (Team) - 2008

Key responsibilities

Lead - End-of-Life Essentials Project: education for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals who work in hospitals.

https://www.endoflifeessentials.com.au/

Education Leadership
Academic Lead - Palliative Care

Topic coordinator
PALL8430 Communication at the End of Life A
PALL8439 Suffering Fultility and Ethics
Topic lecturer
PALL8432 Understanding the Literature for Evidence-Based Practice
PALL9439 Suffering, Futility and Ethics in Palliative Care
PALL8430 Communication at the End of Life A
PALL8431 Communication at the End of Life B
Publications
Expert for media contact
Education - Teaching
Hospitals
Palliative care
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Media expertise
  • Education - Teaching
  • Hospitals
  • Palliative care

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