Mrs Fiona Arundell

Mrs Fiona Arundell

DAP - Midwifery,
School of Nursing and Midwifery

School of Nursing and Midwifery



  • MA Macquarie University
  • BHlthSc Australian Catholic University

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery


Phone: (02) 9685 9567
Location: EB.LG.22

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Journal Articles

  • Sheehan, A., Thomson, R., Arundell, F. and Pierce, H. (2023), 'A mixed methods evaluation of multiple mini interviews for entry into the Bachelor of Midwifery', Women and Birth, vol 36, no 2 , pp 193 - 204.
  • Sheehan, A., Thomson, R., Pierce, H. and Arundell, F. (2022), 'The impact of Multiple Mini Interviews on the attrition and academic outcomes of midwifery students', Women and Birth, vol 35, no 4 , pp 318 - 327.
  • Sheehan, A., Elmir, R., Hammond, A., Schmied, V., Coulton, S., Sorensen, K., Arundell, F., Keedle, H., Dahlen, H. and Burns, E. (2022), 'The midwife-student mentor relationship : creating the virtuous circle', Women and Birth, vol 35, no 5 , pp 512 - 520.
  • Arundell, F., Sheehan, A. and Peters, K. (2021), 'Developing and conducting appreciative inquiry interviews', Nurse Researcher, vol 29, no 4 , pp 36 - 43.
  • 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.
  • Cioffi, J., Swain, J. and Arundell, F. (2010), 'The decision to suture after childbirth: cues, related factors, knowledge and experience used by midwives', Midwifery, vol 26, no 2 , pp 246 - 255.
  • Cioffi, J., Arundell, F. and Swain, J. (2009), 'Clinical decision making for repair of spontaneous childbirth trauma : validation of cues and related factors', Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, vol 54, no 1 , pp 65 - .
  • Cioffi, J., Purcal, N. and Arundell, F. (2005), 'A pilot study to investigate the effect of a simulation strategy on clinical decision making of midwifery students', Journal of Nursing Education, vol 44 , pp 131 - 134.
  • Arundell, F. and Cioffi, J. (2005), 'Using a simulation strategy: An educator's experience', Nurse Education in Practice, vol 5, no 5 , pp 296 - 301.

Previous Projects

Title: Optimising decision making for perineal and associated trauma: Improving midwives' clinical judgements for suturing
  • NSW Nurses and Midwives Board
Western Researchers: Jane Cioffi and Fiona Arundell
Years: 2007-01-01 - 2008-08-30
ID: P0015379
Title: South West Sydney Innovative Midwife Mentoring Scheme (SWIMMS)
  • South Western Sydney Local Health District
Western Researchers: Athena Sheehan, Virginia Schmied, Fiona Arundell, Hannah Dahlen, Elaine Burns and Holly Priddis
Years: 2018-01-08 - 2019-06-28
ID: P00024728
Title: The Bachelor of Midwifery Multiple Mini Interview Study
  • NSW Ministry of Health
Western Researchers: Athena Sheehan, Fiona Arundell and Russell Thomson
Years: 2019-07-01 - 2020-06-30
ID: P00026093

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