Ms Monica Lawrence

Casual Academic

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Sturt West Wing
PO Box 4066, Alice Springs 0871, Northern Territory

BN., (1999), Grad. Dip. (cardiac 2001), MN., ( 2008 Aboriginal health, cardiac), MPH (2015 Aboriginal health, cardiac), PhD candidate (Aboriginal cardiac health).

Key responsibilities

Key position responsibilities

Embedding relevant, national Indigenous health/cultural safety curriculum frameworks within CNHS topic development and pedagogical approaches.

Contributing widely in the planning, delivery and evaluation of lectures, tutorials, laboratory based material or other teaching strategies, including placement education for topics within the suite of undergraduate and /or post graduate courses in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Topic and/or Course Coordination, as appropriate, with particular focus on ensuring effective delivery of Indigenous health/cultural safety-related material.

Providing leadership in inspiring and innovative teaching informed by approaches that enhance the student experience.

Supporting students with academic and/or other challenges impeding their academic progress.

Leadership in ethical, high quality and innovative research with particular focus on issues within Indigenous health and/or cultural safety education through activities such as scholarship, quality publication, external grant acquisition and presentation that aligns with the College areas of research strength and focus.

Leadership in College internal and external quality assurance and accreditation processes.

Leadership in high performing multi-disciplinary teams with an education and/or research focus and contributing to the development of a respectful, trusting and collaborative working environment.

Leadership in developing and maintaining strategic relationships and networks with a range of stakeholders including Indigenous communities, industry and professional associations and organisations.

Contributing at a leadership level to the integration and management of aspects of the academic and administrative liffe of the College.

Supervising students undertaking complex WIL, Honours and/or Research Higher Degrees.

Research expertise
Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Cultural policy
Cultural safety in nursing
Indigenous health
Research interests

iECG point of care testing to detect for prevalance of atrial fibrillation in Aboriginal people aged 45 years and over.

Research led by the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and Wellbeing, University of Sydney in collaboration with the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and Wellbeing SA and NT.

Contextualising acute coronary syndrome standards and guidelines for Aboriginal people from Central Australian and Top End Northern Territory communities referred for coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

Topic coordinator
MIDW3309 Indigenous Health for Midwives
MIDW1016 Indigenous Health for Midwives
Topic lecturer
MIDW3309 Indigenous Health for Midwives
NURS1008 Indigenous Health and Cultural Safety for Nurses
NURS2001 Understanding People, Health care and the Environment
NURS9218 Approaches to Research Design - Indigenous Research Methodologies

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