Doctor Sheeja Perumbil Pathrose

Doctor Sheeja Perumbil Pathrose

Academic Course Advisor, Bachelor of Nursing,
Dean's Unit - School of Nursing and Midwifery

Senior Lecturer,
Dean's Unit - School of Nursing and Midwifery


Dr. Sheeja Perumbil Pathrose is a Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University, Australia and has many years teaching in the tertiary sector both at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.Sheeja is a quantitative method researcher and her research has largely concentrated on studies that investigated practical aspects affecting vulnerable and sick infants and children.


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  • PhD Sri Ramachandra University

Professional Memberships

  • Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (2021 - 2022)
  • Australian College of Nursing (2021 - 2022)


  • Adolscent and young adult with cancer
  • Mindfulness
  • Neonatal Nursing
  • Vulnerable children

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean's Unit - School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Dean's Unit - School of Nursing and Midwifery


  • Academic Course Advisor-Liverpool Campus


Phone: (02) 9165 8653
Location: LP.03.04

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Previous Teaching Areas

  • 401005 Human Relationships and Life Transitions, 2017
  • 401005 Human Relationships and Life Transitions, 2018
  • 401006 Bioscience 2, 2019
  • 401007 Approaches to Professional Nursing Practice, 2018
  • 401012 Professional Practice Experience 4, 2019
  • 401015 Health Variations 3, 2017
  • 401207 Health Variations 1 - Perioperative, 2018
  • 401208 Research for Nursing and Midwifery, 2018


Journal Articles

  • Stulz, V., Francis, L., Perumbil Pathrose, S., Sheehan, A. and Drayton, N. (2021), 'Appreciative inquiry as an intervention to improve nursing and midwifery students transitioning into becoming new graduates : an integrative review', Nurse Education Today, vol 98 .
  • Perumbil Pathrose, S., Spence, K., Taylor, C., Psaila, K., Schmied, V., Dahlen, H., Badawi, N., Gregory, K., Peters, K. and Foster, J. (2021), '[In Press] A cross-sectional survey of enteral feeding tube placement and gastric residual aspiration practices : need for an evidence-based clinical practice guideline', Advances in Neonatal Care, .
  • Perumbil Pathrose, S., Patterson, P., Ussher, J., Everett, B., Salamonson, Y., McDonald, F., Biegel, G., He, S. and Ramjan, L. (2021), '[In Press] Feasibility, acceptability, and sychosocial outcomes of a mindfulness-based interactive e-book for young people with cancer', Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, .
  • Perumbil Pathrose, S., Everett, B., Patterson, P., Ussher, J., Salamonson, Y., McDonald, F., Biegel, G. and Ramjan, L. (2020), '[In Press] Mindfulness-based interventions for young people with cancer : an integrated literature review', Cancer Nursing, .
  • Thomas, S., Nesargi, S., Roshan, P., Raju, R., Mathew, S., Perumbil Pathrose, S. and Rao, S. (2018), 'Gastric residual volumes versus abdominal girth measurement in assessment of feed tolerance in preterm neonates : a randomized controlled trial', Advances in Neonatal Care, vol 18, no 4 , pp 13 - 19.
  • Shah, S., Heylen, E., Srinivasan, K., Perumbil Pathrose, S. and Ekstrand, M. (2014), 'Reducing HIV stigma among nursing students : a brief intervention', Western Journal of Nursing Research, vol 36, no 10 , pp 1323 - 1337.
  • Lang, T., Heylen, E., Perumbil Pathrose, S., Shet, A., Perumpil, M., Steward, W., Shamban, E. and Ekstrand, M. (2014), 'Quality of life and psychosocial well-being among children living with HIV at a care home in Southern India', Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, vol 9, no 4 , pp 345 - 352.

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