Mrs Anne Mette Adams

Lecturer in Nursing

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Sturt North (N209)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Anne Mette Adams is an intensive care nurse, teacher and researcher with clinical work experience from Danish, Norwegian and Australian healthcare settings. She joined Flinders University in 2016, determined to improve nursing care and expand nursing knowledge. Her teaching interests include critical care nursing, fundamental care, clinical reasoning, clinical skills development, pathophysiology and pharmacology. She strives to make her students feel empowered and safe to speak up, and believes that teaching must be student-focused, meaningful and engaging. Anne Mette's research interests include patient and family-centred critical care nursing, in particular care for the agitated patient and staff well-being. She has experience with using Delphi, mixed methods and qualitative research methods. Her PhD focuses on developing clinical practice guidelines for the non-pharmacological management of patient agitation in the intensive care unit.


PhD Candidate

Honours (nursing) (Flinders University)

Flinders Foundation of University Teaching Certificate (Flinders University)

Master of Nursing (Flinders University)

GradDip in Critical Care (Flinders University)

Bachelor of Nursing (University College Lillebaelt, Denmark - 2003)

Honours, awards and grants

2020: Erik Elgaard Sørensen Scholarship

2020: ACCCN Research Seeding Grant

2020: Australian Government RTP Scholarship

2018: First Class Honours

2018: ACCCN SA Members Professional Fund Grant

2017: School of Nursing and Midwifery Honours Scholarship

Key responsibilities

Research, topic coordination, teaching

Topic coordinator
NURS8741 Professional Experience in Resuscitation Across the Lifespan (S2)
NURS3013 Nursing Practice and Professional Placement 5
Topic lecturer
NURS3013 Nursing Practice and Professional Placement 5
NURS2027 Nursing Practice and Professional Placement 1B
NURS8741 Professional Experience in Resuscitation Across the Lifespan
NURS2020 Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Nursing Management of Health