Doctor Laynie Hall Pullin

Doctor Laynie Hall Pullin

Lecturer,
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Biography

Dr Laynie Hall Pullin is a Registered Nurse and lecturer with extensive experience in undergraduate and post-graduate nursing education. She has a background in Spinal Cord Injury and rehabilitation nursing and held the position of School Disability Coordinator from 2015-2019. Her teaching is in behavioural and social science, palliative care, research and health promotion. Laynie obtained her PhD in 2015 for her thesis entitled "Living with and providing support to people with spinal cord injury: Experiences of long-term family carers". Her research explained how family caregivers in this context provide active, lifetime support which aims to keep the family unit sustainable into the future. In 2014 she was awarded the Fellow 43 Medal for services to Spinal Nursing Research. Laynie is an active member of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses Association (ARNA) and is past Vice-President of the NSW/ACT Chapter, speaking regularly at conferences, symposiums and clinician Study Days. She is a peer reviewer for several international journals focusing on aspects of spinal cord injury and rehabilitation.

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Qualifications

  • PhD University of Sydney
  • MN (Hons) University of Sydney
  • MComN University of Sydney
  • BA Ballarat College of Advanced Education

Professional Memberships

  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Xi Omircron (2002)
  • Carers Australia (2013)
  • Spinal Injury Nurses Association (2011)
  • Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses Association (1996)

Awards

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Award 2002-12-11
  • Fellow 43 medal 2014-04-05
  • ARNA Best Research Prize 2014-10-17

Interests

  • Poetry and the creative arts

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School of Nursing and Midwifery

Committees

  • Nursing & Midwifery Workplan Committee
  • WSU Disability Action Plan Advisory Committee

Contact

Email: l.hall@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4570 1670
Mobile:
Location: G10.G.60
Hawkesbury

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Teaching

Current Teaching Areas

  • 400210 Health Promotion and the Nurse
  • 401208 Research for Nursing and Midwifery
  • 401212 Health Variations 5 - Palliative and End of Life Care

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 401005 Human Relationships and Life Transitions, 2019

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Hall Pullin, L. and McKenzie, H. (2020), '[In Press] Lifetime active care : a qualitative study of long-term family carers of people with spinal cord injury in Australia', Health and Social Care in the Community, .
  • Hall Pullin, L. and McKenzie, H. (2017), 'Spinal cord injury and long-term carers : perceptions of formal and informal support', Journal of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses Association, vol 20, no 1 , pp 7 - 15.
  • Hall Pullin, L. (2015), 'Guest editorial : homelessness in our midst', Journal of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses Association, vol 18, no 1 , pp 5 - 8.
  • Hall Pullin, L. (2010), 'Caring for people with spinal cord injuries : a review of the family carer literature', Journal of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses Association, vol 13, no 3 , pp 7 - 12.
  • Pryor, J., Forbes, R. and Hall Pullin, L. (2004), 'Is there evidence of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health in undergraduate nursing students' patient assessments?', International Journal of Nursing Practice, vol 10, no 3 , pp 134 - 141.
  • Chenoweth, L., Pryor, J., Jeon, Y. and Hall Pullin, L. (2004), 'Disability specific preparation programme plays an important role in shaping students' attitudes towards disablement and patients with disabilities', Learning in Health and Social Care Journal, vol 3, no 2 , pp 83 - 91.
  • Hall Pullin, L., Chenoweth, L. and Pryor, J. (2003), 'The impact of a clinical placement in rehabilitation on the attitudes of undergraduate nursing students' towards people with disabilities', Journal of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses Association, vol 6, no 3 , pp 8 - 13.

Other Publications

  • 2017, 'Shadows: A Verse for Carers', Published Work

Previous Projects

Title: Long-term carers & SCI (Spinal Cord Injury)
Funder:
  • Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses Association
Western Researchers: Laynie Hall Pullin
Years: 2013-02-01 - 2014-02-10
ID: P00021326

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