Dr Kylie Porritt

Research Fellow
Dr Kylie Porritt
  Org Unit Joanna Briggs Institute
  Email kylie.porritt@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 7581
  Location Floor/Room 3 ,  WCH - Norwich Centre ,   Womens & Childrens Hospital

 



I completed a Bachelor of Nursing at Flinders University in 1997. Following this I worked for a number of years in the clinical setting with specific experience and expertise in the field of cardiac nursing.  In 2000 I completed a Graduate Diploma Nursing Science (Cardiac) and in 2003 a Masters of Nursing Science, where I conducted a randomised controlled trial examining the effectiveness of a dressing after CVC removal.  I am committed to the philosophy of evidence-based practice and after a number of years in the clinical setting moved into health care research. While I am interested in both quantitative and qualitative research my specific area of interest lies in the systematic review of evidence. In 2011 I completed my PhD where I undertook a discursive analysis, informed by Foucault, examining the use of qualitative findings as evidence, specifically in relation to their role in systematic reviews.    

Bachelor Nursing (Flinders University)

GradDip NursSc:Cardiac (University of Adelaide)

Master of Science (University of Adelaide)

PhD (University of Adelaide)

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