• 30 Citations
  • 2 h-Index

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Research Biography

Caroline Phelan is a lecturer in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Prior to moving into academia, Caroline worked for over 25 years in the acute  health system as a nurse. She worked in critical care and pain management in clinical, managerial and education roles.

In 2019 she completed her PhD which focued on decision making of older people and health cre professionals in pain management.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Newcastle, Australia

Award Date: 14 Mar 2019

Master, University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Award Date: 1 Nov 2006

Bachelor, University of Canberra

Award Date: 1 Jun 1996

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Research Output

  • 30 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Paper

Caring for a person experiencing pain

Phelan, C. & Levett-Jones, T., 2017, Clinical Reasoning: Learning to Think Like a Nurse. Levett-Jones, T. (ed.). 2 ed. Melbourne: Pearson, p. 50-72 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • An innovative approach to targeting pain in older people in the acute care setting

    Phelan, C., Higgins, I., Summons, P., Douglas, J., Dobson, P. M. & Hodson, F., 1 Jun 2010, In : Contemporary Nurse. 35, 2, p. 221-233 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    Doing clinical research: The challenges and benefits

    Higgins, I., Parker, V., Keatinge, D., Giles, M., Winskill, R., Guest, E., Kepreotes, E. & Phelan, C., 1 Jun 2010, In : Contemporary Nurse. 35, 2, p. 171-181 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 25 Citations (Scopus)

    Targeting Older Patient’s Pain within the Acute Care Setting: Development and Organisational Aspects of Health Innovations

    Summons, P. F., Higgins, I., Phelan, C., Hodson, F., Douglas, J., Ritchards, L., Dobson, P., Bruce, D. & Mabbott, G., 1 Dec 2010. 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Open Access