Associate Professor Kath Peters

Associate Professor Kath Peters

Associate Dean, International and Engagement,
Dean's Unit - School of Nursing and Midwifery

Associate Professor,
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Biography

Associate Professor Kath Peters is the Director of Academic Program (International) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. In this role she oversees offshore programs and liaises with international institutions to explore collaborations in research and teaching and learning. Kath has successfully led multiple research projects to completion and has a track record in ensuring research outcomes with over 100 peer-reviewed publications and over 50 conference presentations. She is an active peer-reviewer for several national and international nursing journals and her research interests include: Women’s and Family Health, Marginalised Groups and Workforce Issues. She has expertise in all aspects of qualitative research with a particular interest in feminist methodology. Kath provides mentorship to BN (Advanced) students and is dedicated to the mentorship of research students having supervised 8 PhD and 8 BN(Hons) students to completion.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Peters.

Qualifications

  • PhD Flinders University of South Australia
  • BNurs University of Western Sydney,Nepean

Professional Memberships

  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Xi Omircron (2001)
  • Australian College of Nursing (2007 - 2019)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

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

Contact

Email: K.Peters@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone:
(02) 4620 3567
Mobile:
Location: 7.G.11
Campbelltown

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Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Peters, K., Mannix, J. and Ramjan, L. (2019), 'Using library resources : what, when and how?', Navigating the Maze of Research, Elsevier 9780729542999.
  • McInnes, S., Peters, K. and Halcomb, E. (2017), 'Interprofessional practice', An Introduction to Community and Primary Health Care, Cambridge University Press 9781316618127.
  • Peters, K., Mannix, J. and Ramjan, L. (2016), 'Using library resources : what, when and how!', Navigating the Maze of Research: Enhancing Nursing and Midwifery Practice, Elsevier 9780729542135.

Journal Articles

  • Rigg, E., Schmied, V., Peters, K. and Dahlen, H. (2020), 'A survey of women in Australia who choose the care of unregulated birthworkers for a birth at home', Women and Birth, vol 33, no 1 , pp 86 - 96.
  • Perez, D., Peters, K., Wilkes, L. and Murphy, G. (2019), 'Physical restraints in intensive care : an integrative review', Australian Critical Care, vol 32, no 2 , pp 165 - 174.
  • Rigg, E., Schmied, V., Peters, K. and Dahlen, H. (2019), 'The role, practice and training of unregulated birth workers in Australia : a mixed methods study', Women and Birth, vol 32 , pp 77 - 87.
  • Halcomb, E., Peters, K. and Smyth, E. (2019), 'Health screening for women with physical disability in Australian general practice : a survey', Collegian, vol 26, no 2 , pp 250 - 255.
  • Algoso, M., Ramjan, L., East, L. and Peters, K. (2019), 'An exploration of undergraduate nursing assistant employment in aged care and its value to undergraduate nursing education', Nurse Education Today, vol 82 , pp 32 - 36.
  • East, L. and Peters, K. (2019), 'Theoretical frameworks in qualitative research : finding the right approach', Nurse Researcher, vol 27, no 1 , pp 6 - 7.
  • Flannery, L., Peters, K. and Ramjan, L. (2019), '[In Press] The differing perspectives of doctors and nurses in end-of-life decisions in the intensive care unit : a qualitative study', Australian Critical Care, .
  • McDermid, F., Mannix, J. and Peters, K. (2019), '[In Press] Factors contributing to high turnover rates of emergency nurses : a review of the literature', Australian Critical Care, .
  • McDermid, F., Hunt, L., Hetherington, D., Willis, S. and Peters, K. (2019), 'Clinical success : a new approach to clinical remediation of undergraduate nursing students', Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, vol 26, no 8 , pp 51 - 51.
  • O'Reilly, K., Wilson, N. and Peters, K. (2018), 'Narrative literature review : health, activity and participation issues for women following traumatic brain injury', Disability and Rehabilitation, vol 40, no 19 , pp 2331 - 2342.
  • Ashley, C., Halcomb, E., Brown, A. and Peters, K. (2018), 'Experiences of registered nurses transitioning from employment in acute care to primary health care : quantitative findings from a mixed methods study', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 27, no 1 , pp 355 - 362.
  • Arundell, F., Mannix, J., Sheehan, A. and Peters, K. (2018), 'Workplace culture and the practice experience of midwifery students : a meta-synthesis', Journal of Nursing Management, vol 26, no 3 , pp 302 - 313.
  • McDermid, F., Mannix, J., Jackson, D., Daly, J. and Peters, K. (2018), 'Factors influencing progress through the liminal phase : a model to assist transition into nurse academic life', Nurse Education Today, vol 61 , pp 269 - 272.
  • Murphy, G., Peters, K., Wilkes, L. and Jackson, D. (2018), 'Adult children of parents with mental illness : dehumanization of a parent : 'She wasn't the wreck in those years that she was to become later'', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, vol 27, no 3 , pp 1015 - 1021.
  • Ashley, C., Peters, K., Brown, A. and Halcomb, E. (2018), 'Work satisfaction and future career intentions of experienced nurses transitioning to primary health care employment', Journal of Nursing Management, vol 26, no 6 , pp 663 - 67026.
  • Ashley, C., Brown, A., Halcomb, E. and Peters, K. (2018), 'Registered nurses transitioning from acute care to primary healthcare employment : a qualitative insight into nurses' experiences', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 27, no 3-4 , pp 661 - 668.
  • Algoso, M., Ramjan, L., East, L. and Peters, K. (2018), 'Undergraduate nursing assistant employment in aged care has benefits for new graduates', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 74, no 8 , pp 1932 - 1954.
  • O'Reilly, K., Peters, K., Wilson, N. and Kwok, C. (2018), 'Use of pragmatism to explore women's experiences of traumatic brain injury : a kaleidoscopic view of the world', Nurse Researcher, vol 25, no 4 , pp 21 - 25.
  • O'Reilly, R. and Peters, K. (2018), 'Opportunistic domestic violence screening for pregnant and post-partum women by community based health care providers', BMC Women's Health, vol 18 .
  • Murphy, G., Peters, K., Wilkes, L. and Jackson, D. (2018), 'Adult children of parents with mental illness : parenting journeys', BMC Psychology, vol 6 .
  • Perks, J., Algoso, M. and Peters, K. (2018), 'Nurse practitioner (NP) led care : cervical screening practices and experiences of women attending a women's health centre', Collegian, vol 25, no 5 , pp 493 - 499.
  • Murphy, G., Peters, K., Wilkes, L. and Jackson, D. (2017), 'Adult children of parents with mental illness : navigating stigma', Child and Family Social Work, vol 22, no 1 , pp 330 - 338.
  • McInnes, S., Peters, K., Bonney, A. and Halcomb, E. (2017), 'A qualitative study of collaboration in general practice : understanding the general practice nurse's role', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 26, no 13-14 , pp 1960 - 1968.
  • East, L., Jackson, D. and Peters, K. (2017), 'Violated and vulnerable : women's experiences of contracting a sexually transmitted infection from a male partner', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 26, no 15-16 , pp 2342 - 2352.
  • McInnes, S., Peters, K., Bonney, A. and Halcomb, E. (2017), 'An exemplar of naturalistic inquiry in general practice research', Nurse Researcher, vol 24, no 3 , pp 36 - 41.
  • McInnes, S., Peters, K., Bonney, A. and Halcomb, E. (2017), 'The influence of funding models on collaboration in Australian general practice', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol 23, no 1 , pp 31 - 36.
  • Rigg, E., Schmied, V., Peters, K. and Dahlen, H. (2017), 'Why do women choose an unregulated birth worker to birth at home in Australia : a qualitative study', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 17 .
  • McInnes, S., Peters, K., Bonney, A. and Halcomb, E. (2017), 'Understanding collaboration in general practice : a qualitative study', Family Practice, vol 34, no 5 , pp 621 - 626.
  • Perez, D., Peters, K., Wilkes, L. and Murphy, G. (2017), 'Physical restraints in intensive care : experiences of patients, families and nurses', Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, vol 24, no 10 , pp 45 - 45.
  • Messum, D., Wilkes, L., Peters, K. and Jackson, D. (2017), 'Senior managers' and recent graduates' perceptions of employability skills for health services management', Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, vol 18, no 2 , pp 115 - 128.
  • O'Reilly, K., Wilson, N., Kwok, C. and Peters, K. (2017), 'FIT 4 PURPOSE : designing and distributing the Women with Traumatic Brain Injury Survey', Journal of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses Association, vol 20, no 3 , pp 8 - 13.
  • Algoso, M., Peters, K., Ramjan, L. and East, L. (2016), 'Exploring undergraduate nursing students' perceptions of working in aged care settings : a review of the literature', Nurse Education Today, vol 36 , pp 275 - 280.
  • Halcomb, E., Jackson, D., Daly, J., Gray, J., Salamonson, Y., Andrew, S. and Peters, K. (2016), 'Insights on leadership from early career nurse academics : findings from a mixed methods study', Journal of Nursing Management, vol 24, no 2 , pp 155 - 163.
  • McDermid, F., Peters, K., Daly, J. and Jackson, D. (2016), 'Developing resilience : stories from novice nurse academics', Nurse Education Today, vol 38 , pp 29 - 35.
  • Ramjan, L., Cotton, A., Algoso, M. and Peters, K. (2016), 'Barriers to breast and cervical cancer screening for women with physical disability : a review', Women & Health, vol 56, no 2 , pp 141 - 156.
  • Messum, D., Wilkes, L., Jackson, D. and Peters, K. (2016), 'Employability skills in health services management : perceptions of recent graduates', Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, vol 11, no 1 , pp 25 - 32.
  • Curmi, C., Peters, K. and Salamonson, Y. (2016), 'Barriers to cervical cancer screening experienced by lesbians : a qualitative study', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 25, no 23-24 , pp 3643 - 3651.
  • Peters, K., Cunningham, C., Murphy, G. and Jackson, D. (2016), ''People look down on you when you tell them how he died' : qualitative insights into stigma as experienced by suicide survivors', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, vol 25, no 3 , pp 251 - 257.
  • Peters, K., Cunningham, C., Murphy, G. and Jackson, D. (2016), 'Helpful and unhelpful responses after suicide: experiences of bereaved family members', International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, vol 25, no 5 , pp 418 - 425.
  • Bowcock, R. and Peters, K. (2016), 'Discussion paper : conceptual comparison of student and therapeutic engagement', Nurse Education in Practice, vol 17 , pp 188 - 191.
  • Murphy, G., Peters, K., Wilkes, L. and Jackson, D. (2016), 'Adult children of parents with mental illness: losing oneself. Who am I?', Issues in Mental Health Nursing, vol 37, no 9 , pp 668 - 673.
  • Flannery, L., Ramjan, L. and Peters, K. (2016), 'End-of-life decisions in the intensive care unit (ICU) : exploring the experiences of ICU nurses and doctors : a critical literature review', Australian Critical Care, vol 29, no 2 , pp 97 - 103.
  • Algoso, M., Peters, K., Ramjan, L. and East, L. (2016), 'Adaptation and validation of a survey instrument measuring perceived preparedness of nursing graduates', Nurse Researcher, vol 23, no 6 , pp 37 - 41.
  • Peters, K. and Cotton, A. (2016), 'Environmental, structural and process barriers in breast cancer screening for women with physical disability : a qualitative study', Radiography, vol 22, no 3 , pp 184 - 189.
  • Ramjan, L., Peters, K., Villarosa, A., Villarosa, A., Curmi, C. and Salamonson, Y. (2016), 'Debriefing as a form of reflection and catharsis for researchers', Nurse Researcher, vol 24, no 1 , pp 20 - 25.
  • Halcomb, E. and Peters, K. (2016), 'Research would not be possible without participants', Nurse Researcher, vol 24, no 1 , pp 6 - 7.
  • Murphy, G., Peters, K., Wilkes, L. and Jackson, D. (2016), 'A partnership model for a reflective narrative for researcher and participant', Nurse Researcher, vol 24, no 1 , pp 15 - 19.
  • Messum, D., Wilkes, L., Peters, K. and Jackson, D. (2016), 'Content analysis of vacancy advertisements for employability skills : challenges and opportunities for informing curriculum development', Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, vol 7, no 1 , pp 72 - 86.
  • Shannon, J., Blythe, S. and Peters, K. (2016), 'Neonatal abstinence sydnrome and the attachment relationship', Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, vol 24, no 6 , pp 42 - 42.
  • Peters, K. and Cunningham, C. (2016), 'Response to Jackson, Hutchinson & Wilson (2016). Editorial: In defence of patients. Journal of Clinical Nursing', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 25, no 15-16 , pp 1 - 2.
  • Salamonson, Y., Everett, B., Halcomb, E., Hutchinson, M., Jackson, D., Mannix, J., Peters, K. and Weaver, R. (2015), 'Unravelling the complexities of nursing students' feedback on the clinical learning environment : a mixed methods approach', Nurse Education Today, vol 35, no 1 , pp 206 - 211.
  • Peters, K. and Cotton, A. (2015), 'Barriers to breast cancer screening in Australia : experiences of women with physical disabilities', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 24, no 3-4 , pp 563 - 572.
  • Peters, K., McInnes, S. and Halcomb, E. (2015), 'Nursing students' experiences of clinical placement in community settings : a qualitative study', Collegian, vol 22, no 2 , pp 175 - 181.
  • Peters, K., Staines, A., Cunningham, C. and Ramjan, L. (2015), 'The Lifekeeper Memory Quilt : evaluation of a suicide postvention program', Death Studies, vol 39, no 6 , pp 353 - 359.
  • Murphy, G., Peters, K., Wilkes, L. and Jackson, D. (2015), 'Childhood parental mental illness : living with fear and mistrust', Issues in Mental Health Nursing, vol 36, no 4 , pp 294 - 299.
  • Peters, K. and Halcomb, E. (2015), 'Interviews in qualitative research', Nurse Researcher, vol 22, no 4 , pp 6 - 7.
  • East, L., Jackson, D., O'Brien, L. and Peters, K. (2015), 'Being diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) : sources of support for young women', Contemporary Nurse, vol 50, no 1 , pp 50 - 57.
  • Rigg, E., Schmied, V., Peters, K. and Dahlen, H. (2015), 'Not addressing the root cause : an analysis of submissions made to the South Australian Government on a Proposal to Protect Midwifery Practice', Women and Birth, vol 28, no 2 , pp 121 - 128.
  • McInnes, S., Peters, K., Bonney, A. and Halcomb, E. (2015), 'An integrative review of facilitators and barriers influencing collaboration and teamwork between general practitioners and nurses working in general practice', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 71, no 9 , pp 1973 - 1985.
  • McInnes, S., Peters, K., Hardy, J. and Halcomb, E. (2015), 'Clinical placements in Australian general practice: (Part 1) the experiences of pre-registration nursing students', Nurse Education in Practice, vol 15, no 6 , pp 437 - 442.
  • McInnes, S., Peters, K., Hardy, J. and Halcomb, E. (2015), 'Primary care clinical placements : the views of Australian registered nurse mentors and pre-registration nursing students (part 2)', Nurse Education in Practice, vol 15, no 6 , pp 443 - 449.
  • Jackson, D., Peters, K. and Murphy, G. (2015), 'Suicide of a close family member through the eyes of a child : a narrative case study report', Journal of Child Health Care, vol 19, no 4 , pp 495 - 503.
  • Jackson, D., Peters, K., Andrew, S., Daly, J., Gray, J. and Halcomb, E. (2015), 'Walking alongside : a qualitative study of the experiences and perceptions of academic nurse mentors supporting early career nurse academics', Contemporary Nurse, vol 51, no 1 , pp 69 - 82.
  • McDermid, F., Peters, K., Jackson, D. and Daly, J. (2014), 'Conducting qualitative research in the context of pre-existing peer and collegial relationships', Nurse Researcher, vol 21, no 5 , pp 28 - 33.
  • Cunningham, C. and Peters, K. (2014), 'Aetiology of schizophrenia and implications for nursing practice : a literature review', Issues in Mental Health Nursing, vol 35, no 10 , pp 732 - 738.
  • Murphy, G., Peters, K., Wilkes, L. and Jackson, D. (2014), 'A dynamic cycle of familial mental illness', Issues in Mental Health Nursing, vol 35, no 12 , pp 948 - 953.
  • East, L., Peters, K., Halcomb, E., Raymond, D. and Salamonson, Y. (2014), 'Evaluating Objective Structured Clinical Assessment (OSCA) in undergraduate nursing', Nurse Education in Practice, vol 14, no 5 , pp 461 - 467.
  • Curmi, C., Peters, K. and Salamonson, Y. (2014), 'Lesbians' attitudes and practices of cervical cancer screening : a qualitative study', BMC Women's Health, vol 14, no 1 .
  • Jackson, D., Hickman, L., Hutchinson, M., Andrew, S., Smith, J., Potgieter, I., Cleary, M. and Peters, K. (2014), 'Whistleblowing : an integrative review of data-based studies involving nurses', Contemporary Nurse, vol 48, no 2 , pp 240 - 251.
  • Ogunsiji, O., Wilkes, L., Peters, K. and Jackson, D. (2013), 'Knowledge, attitudes and usage of cancer screening among West African migrant women', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 22, no 7-8 , pp 1026 - 1033.
  • Jackson, D., Hutchinson, M., Peters, K., Luck, L. and Saltman, D. (2013), 'Understanding avoidant leadership in health care : findings from a secondary analysis of two qualitative studies', Journal of Nursing Management, vol 21, no 3 , pp 572 - 580.
  • Peters, K., Halcomb, E. and McInnes, S. (2013), 'Clinical placements in general practice : relationships between practice nurses and tertiary institutions', Nurse Education in Practice, vol 13, no 3 , pp 186 - 191.
  • Peters, K., Murphy, G. and Jackson, D. (2013), 'Events prior to completed suicide : perspectives of family survivors', Issues in Mental Health Nursing, vol 34, no 5 , pp 309 - 316.
  • Halcomb, E., Peters, K. and Davies, D. (2013), 'A qualitative evaluation of New Zealand consumers perceptions of general practice nurses', BMC Family Practice, vol 14, no 26 , pp 1 - 7.
  • McDermid, F., Peters, K., Daly, J. and Jackson, D. (2013), ''I thought I was just going to teach' : stories of new nurse academics on transitioning from sessional teaching to continuing academic positions', Contemporary Nurse, vol 45, no 1 , pp 46 - 55.
  • Cunningham, C., Peters, K. and Mannix, J. (2013), 'Physical health inequities in people with severe mental illness : identifying initiatives for practice change', Issues in Mental Health Nursing, vol 34, no 12 , pp 855 - 862.
  • Peters, K. and Jackson, D. (2013), 'New graduate nursing unemployment : a threat to the future health care workforce', Contemporary Nurse, vol 44, no 2 , pp 130 - 132.
  • Algoso, M. and Peters, K. (2012), 'The experiences of undergraduate Assistants in Nursing (AIN)', Nurse Education Today, vol 32, no 3 , pp 197 - 202.
  • Ogunsiji, O., Wilkes, L., Jackson, D. and Peters, K. (2012), 'Suffering and smiling : West African immigrant women's experience of intimate partner violence', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 21, no 11-12 , pp 1659 - 1665.
  • East, L., Jackson, D., O'Brien, L. and Peters, K. (2012), 'Stigma and stereotypes : women and sexually transmitted infections', Collegian, vol 19, no 1 , pp 15 - 21.
  • McDermid, F., Peters, K., Jackson, D. and Daly, J. (2012), 'Factors contributing to the shortage of nurse faculty : a review of the literature', Nurse Education Today, vol 32, no 5 , pp 565 - 569.
  • Ogunsiji, O., Wilkes, L., Jackson, D. and Peters, K. (2012), 'Beginning again : West African women's experiences of being migrants in Australia', Journal of Transcultural Nursing, vol 23, no 3 , pp 279 - 286.
  • Halcomb, E., Peters, K. and McInnes, S. (2012), 'Practice nurses experiences of mentoring undergraduate nursing students in Australian general practice', Nurse Education Today, vol 32, no 5 , pp 524 - 528.
  • Peters, K. (2012), 'Politics and patriarchy : barriers to health screening for socially disadvantaged women', Contemporary Nurse, vol 42, no 2 , pp 190 - 197.
  • East, L., Jackson, D., O'Brien, L. and Peters, K. (2011), 'Condom negotiation: Experiences of sexually active young women', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 67, no 1 , pp 77 - 85.
  • Jackson, D., Peters, K., Andrew, S., Salamonson, Y. and Halcomb, E. (2011), 'If you haven't got a PhD, you're not going to get a job': The PhD as a hurdle to continuing academic employment in nursing', Nurse Education Today, vol 31, no 4 , pp 340 - 344.
  • Jackson, D., Hutchinson, M., Everett, B., Mannix, J., Peters, K., Weaver, R. and Salamonson, Y. (2011), 'Struggling for legitimacy: Nursing students' stories of organisational aggression, resilience and resistance', Nursing Inquiry, vol 18, no 2 , pp 102 - 110.
  • Jackson, D., Peters, K., Hutchinson, M., Edenborough, M., Luck, L. and Wilkes, L. (2011), 'Exploring confidentiality in the context of nurse whistle blowing: Issues for nurse managers', Journal of Nursing Management, vol 19, no 5 , pp 655 - 663.
  • East, L., Jackson, D., Peters, K. and O'Brien, L. (2011), 'Response to Hayter M (2010) Commentary on East L, Jackson D, Peters K & O'Brien L (2010) Disrupted sense of self: young women and sexually transmitted infection. Journal of Clinical Nursing 19, 2952-2953', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 20 , pp 2378 - 2379.
  • Peters, K., Halcomb, E., Andrew, S., Salamonson, Y. and Jackson, D. (2011), 'Burden versus benefit: Continuing nurse academics' experiences of working with sessional teachers', Contemporary Nurse, vol 38, no 40940 , pp 35 - 44.
  • Wilkes, L., Peters, K., Weaver, R. and Jackson, D. (2011), 'Nurses involved in whistleblowing incidents: Sequelae for their families', Collegian, vol 18, no 3 , pp 101 - 106.
  • Peters, K., Luck, L., Hutchinson, M., Wilkes, L., Andrew, S. and Jackson, D. (2011), 'The emotional sequelae of whistleblowing: Findings from a qualitative study', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 20, no 19-20 , pp 2907 - 2914.
  • East, L., Jackson, D., O'Brien, L. and Peters, K. (2011), 'Healthcare experiences of women who have been diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 20, no 15-16 , pp 2259 - 2265.
  • Murphy, G., Peters, K., Jackson, D. and Wilkes, L. (2011), 'A qualitative meta-synthesis of adult children of parents with a mental illness', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 20, no 23-24 , pp 3430 - 3442.
  • Stevens, J., Dahlen, H., Peters, K. and Jackson, D. (2011), 'Midwives' and doulas' perspectives of the role of the doula in Australia: A qualitative study', Midwifery, vol 27, no 4 , pp 509 - 516.
  • Salamonson, Y., Bourgeois, S., Everett, B., Weaver, R. and Peters, K. (2011), 'Psychometric testing of the abbreviated Clinical Learning Environment Inventory (CLEI-19)', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 67, no 12 , pp 2668 - 2676.
  • Peters, K., Jackson, D. and Rudge, T. (2011), 'Surviving the adversity of childlessness : fostering resilience in couples', Contemporary Nurse, vol 40, no 1 , pp 130 - 140.
  • Weaver, R., Peters, K., Koch, J. and Wilson, I. (2011), 'Part of the team : professional identity and social exclusivity in medical students', Medical Education, vol 45, no 12 , pp 1220 - 1229.
  • Halcomb, E., Andrew, S., Peters, K., Salamonson, Y. and Jackson, D. (2010), 'Casualisation of the teaching workforce: Implications for nursing education', Nurse Education Today, vol 30, no 6 , pp 528 - 532.
  • East, L., Jackson, D., O'Brien, L. and Peters, K. (2010), 'Storytelling : an approach that can help to develop resilience', Nurse Researcher, vol 17, no 3 , pp 17 - 25.
  • Andrew, S., Halcomb, E., Jackson, D., Peters, K. and Salamonson, Y. (2010), 'Sessional teachers in a BN program : bridging the divide or widening the gap?', Nurse Education Today, vol 30, no 5 , pp 453 - 457.
  • East, L., Jackson, D., Peters, K. and O'Brien, L. (2010), 'Disrupted sense of self : young women and sexually transmitted infections', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 19, no 13-14 , pp 1995 - 2003.
  • Jackson, D., Peters, K., Andrew, S., Edenborough, M., Halcomb, E., Luck, L., Salamonson, Y. and Wilkes, L. (2010), 'Understanding whistleblowing : qualitative insights from nurse whistleblowers', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 66, no 10 , pp 2194 - 2201.
  • Peters, K. (2010), 'Reasons why women choose a medical practice or a women's health centre for routine health screening : worker and client perspectives', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 19, no 17-18 , pp 2557 - 2564.
  • Salamonson, Y., Halcomb, E., Andrew, S., Peters, K. and Jackson, D. (2010), 'A comparative study of assessment grading and nursing students' perceptions of quality in sessional and tenured teachers', Journal of Nursing Scholarship, vol 42, no 4 , pp 423 - 429.
  • Jackson, D., Peters, K., Andrew, S., Edenborough, M., Halcomb, E., Luck, L., Salamonson, Y., Weaver, R. and Wilkes, L. (2010), 'Trial and retribution : a qualitative study of whistleblowing and workplace relationships in nursing', Advances in Contemporary Nursing, vol 36, no 40575 , pp 34 - 44.
  • Power, T., Peters, K., O'Brien, L. and Jackson, D. (2009), 'Sleep in adolescence : a review of issues for nursing practice', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 18, no 13 , pp 1819 - 1826.
  • O'Reilly, R., Peters, K., Beale, B. and Jackson, D. (2009), 'Women's experiences of recovery from childbirth : focus on pelvis problems that extend beyond the puerperium', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 18, no 14 , pp 2013 - 2019.
  • Jackson, D., Darbyshire, P., Luck, L. and Peters, K. (2009), 'Intergenerational reflections on doctoral supervision in nursing', Advances in Contemporary Nursing, vol 32 , pp 84 - 92.
  • Peters, K. and Jackson, D. (2009), 'Mother's experiences of parenting a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 65, no 1 , pp 62 - 71.
  • Halcomb, E. and Peters, K. (2009), 'Nursing student feedback on undergraduate research education: Implications for teaching and learning', Contemporary Nurse, vol 33, no 1 , pp 59 - 68.
  • Jackson, D., Darbyshire, P., Luck, L. and Peters, K. (2009), 'Intergenerational reflections on doctoral supervision in nursing', Contemporary Nurse, vol 32, no 40575 , pp 83 - 91.
  • Peters, K., Jackson, D. and Rudge, T. (2008), 'Research on couples:are feminist approaches useful', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 62, no 3 , pp 373 - 380.
  • East, L., Jackson, D., O'Brien, L. and Peters, K. (2008), 'The benefits of computer-mediated communication in nursing research', Contemporary Nurse, vol 30, no 1 , pp 83 - 88.
  • Jackson, D. and Peters, K. (2008), 'Use of drug therapy in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): maternal views and experiences', Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 17, no 20 , pp 2725 - 2732.
  • Peters, K., Jackson, D. and Rudge, T. (2007), 'It just alienated us: A case study to explore the impact of ART on family relationships', Advances in Nursing Science, vol 30, no 3 .
  • Peters, K., Jackson, D. and Rudge, T. (2007), 'Failures of Reproduction: Problematising 'success' in assisted reproductive technology', Nursing Inquiry, vol 14, no 2 , pp 125 - 131.
  • East, L., Jackson, D., O'Brien, L. and Peters, K. (2007), 'Use of the male condom in heterosexual adolescents and young people: a literature review', Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 59, no 2 , pp 103 - 110.
  • Peters, K., Jackson, D. and Rudge, T. (2005), 'Trigger shot" administration in emergency departments: What are the issues?"', Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, vol 2, no 1 , pp 13 - 19.

Conference Papers

  • Messum, D., Wilkes, L., Peters, K. and Jackson, D. (2016), 'Senior managers' and recent graduates' perceptions of employability skills for health services management', Australian Collaborative Education Network. National Conference, Sydney, N.S.W..

Other Publications

  • 2014, 'Supporting Career Progression Through Academic Mentorship (STREAM): Final Report of the Project Developing and Implementing a Leadership Capacity Building Program for Teaching and Learning in Nursing', Report

Current Projects

Title: SMS SOS: Optimisting SMS test message after-care for people who deliberately self-harm
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • University of Wollongong
Western Researchers: Garry Stevens and Kath Peters
Years: 2020-01-06 - 2020-12-31
ID: P00026153

Previous Projects

Title: The use of seclusion and its effects on recovery and personal resilience: perceptions of mental health service consumers
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Glenda Mcdonald and Kath Peters
Years: 2013-09-09 - 2016-06-30
ID: P00021749
Title: Belonging in two families: exploring permanency options for children in foster care
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • Adopt Change Ltd
Western Researchers: Stacy Blythe, Kath Peters and Karleen Gribble
Years: 2018-06-20 - 2019-06-30
ID: P00025113
Title: Routine health screening: Attitudes and practices of women in South Western Sydney
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Kath Peters
Years: 2007-09-12 - 2008-09-11
ID: P0015800
Title: Adolescent Sleep and mental health: An exploratory study
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Debra Jackson and Kath Peters
Years: 2006-12-20 - 2008-12-31
ID: P0015421
Title: The influence of diabetes education interventions on psychosocial outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review
Funder:
  • Australian Diabetes Society
Western Researchers: Rhonda Griffiths and Kath Peters
Years: 2008-05-01 - 2008-10-31
ID: P0016000
Title: Evaluation of the Lifekeeper memory Quilt Project: A mixed methods study
Funder:
  • The Salvation Army
Western Researchers: Kath Peters
Years: 2012-05-18 - 2013-02-28
ID: P00020867
Title: Barriers and facilitators to breast and cervical cancer screening for women with physical disabilities: A mixed methods study
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Kath Peters and Antoinette Cotton
Years: 2012-03-02 - 2013-05-31
ID: P00020580
Title: Developing and implementing a leadership capacity building program for teaching and learning in nursing
Funder:
  • Australian Learning and Teaching Council Ltd
Western Researchers: Yenna Salamonson and Kath Peters
Years: 2010-10-18 - 2013-07-15
ID: P00019800

Supervision

Associate Professor Peters is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: What the Health, Activity and Partipation Issues are for Australian Women Following a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Discovering the Positive: Using Appreciative Inquiry to Explore the Peak Experiences of Graduate Diploma in Midwifery Students on Practice Placement
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Understanding the Role and Scope of the Doula in Australia from the Perspective of Women and Doulas
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Exploring the experiences of family members of patients with severe burns in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Adult Children of Parents with Severe Mental Illness: Their Experiences of Parenting and being Parented
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Sexual health after mastectomy: Experience of Arab women and their partners in Australia
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: The experiences of physically restrained and mechanically ventilated patients in intensive care and their families
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Exploring the Benefits of Undergraduate Assistant in Nursing (AIN) Employment in Preparing Nursing Students for the Clinical Work Environment
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: Meaning of Health: Migration Experience and Health Seeking Behaviour of West African Women in Australia
Field of Research: Community Health
Thesis Title: Young Women's Stories of Having a Sexually Transmitted Infection: A Feminist Perspective
Field of Research: Nursing
Thesis Title: DISRUPTED MOTHERING: A DRAMA IN FOUR ACTS
Field of Research: Nursing Not Elsewhere Classified
Thesis Title: Transitioning into Academic Life: Experiences of New Nurse Faculty
Field of Research: Nursing Education Teacher Training
Thesis Title: Health Services Management Graduate Employability Skills: Perceptions of Employers and Graduates
Field of Research: Mothercraft Nursing And Family & Child Health Nursing; Health Not Elsewhere Classified
Thesis Title: Living in a Secret World. Adult Children of Parents with Mental Illness: Parenting Narrative
Field of Research: Mothercraft Nursing And Family & Child Health Nursing; Nursing

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