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Associate Professor Paul Race

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Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Nursing and Theology
Position: Dean
Location: Sydney Campus
Phone: (02) 9480 3629
Extension: #629
Fax: (02) 9473 8042
Email: paul.race@avondale.edu.au
Qualifications: RN, RPN, BA (UNE), MHA (NSW), PhD

Details:
PhD Education & Work Macquarie University, NSW, 1999
MHA Health Administration University of NSW, 1993
BA Sociology & Education University of New England, 1990
Certificate Psychiatric Nursing Macquarie Hospital, 1984
Certificate General Nursing Lismore Base Hospital, 1981
Research: Research interests include student preparation for practice in differing speciality areas, career development and specialisation within nursing, and the effects of health and social policy, and organisational structures on nursing practice.
About: Paul is involved in teaching nursing at undergraduate and graduate levels. His current teaching is in the areas of sociology of health, politics and health, and research processes. Teaching and research activities are underpinned by professional experience in acute care, medical care and mental health in NSW and Queensland Hospitals. A desire to improve the health of individuals in the community has been pursued through involvement in smoking cessation and stress management programs.
Select Publications: Publications
Mitchell, BG., Russo, P., Race, P. (2014). State of the art science: Clostridium difficile infection: nursing considerations, Accepted in Nursing Standard, April 2014.

Smedley, A., Morey, P., & Race, P. (2010). Enhancing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of preceptors: An Australian perspective. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing,41(10), 451-461.

Race, P, A Smedley. (2008). Preceptorship: Making a difference in the clinical nursing workplace. Handbook: Leadership and Practice Development in Health: Quality Safety through Workplace Learning. Hobart TAS, 27-28 November 2008, 59.

Conference Presentations


Smedley, A, Gibbons, A, & Race, P. 21 February 2003, A reflection on the development and use of a Christian-oriented curriculum for nursing. National Institute of Christian Education Conference. (North Parramatta) Sydney, 21 February 2003

Poster Presentation: on Specialty Choices in Nursing to the Educational Research Interest Group, 1999

Paper Presentation: Personal and environmental factors affecting specialization in Nursing, NSW Nurses Research Interest Group, Sydney, NSW, 1996

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