Dr Lindy King

Academic Status and Web Supervisor

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Health Sciences
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Lindy was awarded a PhD at Kings College London and has authored 50 peer-reviewed journal publications and reports. Currently, Lindy is the lead investigator on clinical and practice-related funded research projects that investigate:

  • Consumer and healthcare professional recognition and response to deteriorating patients;
  • Older peoples’ self-management of chronic conditions at home after discharge.

Lindy’s expertise in educational leadership has led to the following achievements

  • Recipient of five (5) National and University Excellence in Teaching awards
  • Successful research supervision of fifty-five (55) research students’ theses - PhD (6), Masters (19) and Honours (30);
  • Successful research supervision of two (2) MSc / clinical research nurses in a Flinders University/ Industry partnership to  undertake Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) based research projects;
  • Facilitation of thirty-three (33) undergraduate mentoring project students to achieve research-based publications in peer  reviewed, nursing and multi-disciplinary journals
  • Facilitation of twenty-three (23) undergraduate mentoring project students to achieve research-based international /national conference presentations.

Lindy's commitment to leadership in patient safety and quality research and education has led to:

  • 2018 SA Nursing & Midwifery Excellence Award winner – ‘Excellence in Innovation in Clinical Research’
  • Executive committee (invited researcher) of SA Health Consumer-initiated Escalation of Care statewide project
  • Member of the International Society of Rapid Response System
  • Associate Editor / Reviewer - seven international prestigious patient safety and quality, nursing and education journals.
Qualifications

PhD (King's College London)

Bachelor of Nusing (Education) SACAE (Sturt)

Diploma of Applied Science (Nursing) SACAE (Sturt)

RN (Royal Adelaide Hospital)

Honours, awards and grants

2018 SA Government Nursing & Midwifery Excellence Award - Winner

Lindy King – ‘Excellence in Innovation in Clinical Research’

2017 SA Health Southern Adelaide Local Health Network/Flinders University Competitive Research Grant

King, Clark, Peacock, Grantham, Young, Thornton, Michael Kidd - Health professionals' perspectives on developing the emboldment of consumers in the detection of patient deterioration

2017 SA Health Quality & Safety /Flinders University Competitive Research Grant

King, Clark, Peacock, Grantham, Young, Thornton, Michael Kidd - "You're Worried' We're Listening" partnering with consumers in the detection of patient deterioration

2016 SA Health Northern Adelaide Local Health Network/Flinders University Research Grant

King, Harrington - Older people and their family members’ decision-making in the management of chronic health conditions at home following recent discharge

2014 Flinders University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Science Executive Dean's Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant

King, Gillham - Facilitating collaborative publication by clinicians: A novel approach to postgraduate education

2014 Flinders University Category 1 Near Miss Research Grant

King, Clark, Peacock, Grantham, Young, Ullah, Michael Kidd - Development of a survey tool and multi-media educational materials for consumers involved in recognising and reporting patient deterioration

2013 Flinders University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences Competitive Research Grant

King, David Gillham - What factors hinder/facilitate student dissemination of research findings through collaborative student-staff publications.

2012 Flinders University Faculty of Health Science Executive Dean's Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant

King, Pront, Grantham, Rosenthal - The influence of interprofessional education on nursing, paramedic and medical students care of the deteriorating patient


2007 Carrick Australian Awards for University Teaching: Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

King, Neill, Taylor - academic and clinical mentoring program encouraging passion for clinical research, further study and publication among undergraduate nursing students

Key responsibilities

Lead researcher on three funded research projects

PhD research supervision

2018-2020 President, Psi Eta chapter (SA chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma), a global nursing leadership network)

Teaching interests

PhD student supervision on topics related to:

1) Patient safety - care of the deteriorating patient;

2) Positive and healthy ageing - Older people's self management of chronic health conditions at home after discharge from hospital

Supervisory interests
Acute care
Aged and community care
Chronic condition self-managment support
Consumer and carer perspectives
Deteriorating patient
Intercultural care & communication
Interprofessional education
Patient/consumer, safety and quality
Qualitative, mixed methods and survey research
Rapid response and medical emergency teams
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Principal supervisor: Evaluation of an Exceptional Care Education Program for health professionals and clerical staff (1)
Completion
Principal supervisor: Patient self management of interstitial cystitis (1), Improving diabetes health outcomes in a regional health care setting (1), Nursing students views on caring for people living with HIV/AIDS (1)
Associate supervisor: Spiritual nursing care within a military nursing setting: particularly its application in a deployed environment (1), Patients experiences of undergoing major eye surgery in a day unit (1), People's experiences of the trauma recovery environment: a naturalistic enquiry in a rural Australian community (1)
Higher degree by research student achievements
Maurine Redden

Australian Postgraduate Award - JAN 2004

David Pickles

Australian Postgraduate Award - JAN 2009

Tracey Siebert

Vice-Chancellors Award for Thesis Excellence Nominee - OCT 2014

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