Dr Frank Donnelly
|Position||Lead IPL and Innovation|
|Telephone||+61 8 8313 3639|
Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences
Frank began his nursing career at the Royal Adelaide Hospital after graduation from the University of South Australia (Salisbury). After a stint in neurosurgery Frank moved to work in Intensive Care, where he spent the majority of his clinical life. After completing post graduate qualifications in ICU a shift in direction saw him move into nursing education, particularly clinical education. Further study and completion of a Master of Nursing, with a thesis examining the lived experience of a tracheostomy tube change, led Frank toward a PhD, a study which combined his primary interest in nursing knowledge and the role of clinical placement experiences. Frank is an Education Specialist, an executive member of the Adelaide Education Academy and working towards fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (UK).
Frank is lead for IPL (interprofessional learning) and Innovation within the Adelaide Nursing School.
Frank is the Course Coordinator for;
Clinical Nursing Practice II
Clinical Nursing Practice III
Clinical Nursing Practice IV
Research Methods and Evidenced Based Practice (Sem 1)
Poverty Action Simulation Lead https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDFEo7F-jNg&feature=youtu.be
RN, BNurs, MNurs, Grad Cert Ed (Higher Ed) Grad Dip Intensive Care, Diploma of Management, PhD
Awards & Achievements
2018 - Executive Deans Teaching Award - Level C and above
2012 - High Commendation - For Excellence in University Teaching - Faculty of Health Sciences
2008 - Lecturer of the Year - The University of Adelaide (as voted by students through UniJobs. com)
2008 - Executive Deans Prize for Excellence in Learning and Teaching - Faculty of Health Sciences
Case Study Methodology/ QCA (see ppt file below)
2016 eLearning Grant 'Through the Looking Glass' use of VR in orientation to theatre environments $5000
2016 Partnership Priority Grant iCAN - Interprofessional Learning $5000
2008 - Project Leader - Mental Health Curriculum Development in Pre-registration Nursing Degrees – Commonwealth Department of Health and Aging $20017
2008 – Implementation of an electronic audience response system to enhance student learning through direct formative and summative learning. $10000 - Team submission with David Foley (Project Leader)
2007 - Making research skill development explicit in coursework: Four universities' adaptation of a model to numerous disciplines. Carrick (ALTC) Competitive grant $215,488 – Team submission with Dr John Willison (Project Leader)
2001 – Provision of an integrated computer training and video skills program for the development of competency in advanced life support for post graduate nursing students. IT Matching Funds – The University of Adelaide $19810 – Team submission with Mr John Field (Project Leader)
Donnelly, F. and R. Wiechula (2006). "The lived experience of a tracheostomy tube change: a phenomenological study." Journal of clinical nursing 15(9): 1115-1122.
Donnelly, F. and R. Wiechula (2012). "Clinical placement and case study methodology: a complex affair." Nurse education today 32(8): 873-877.
Donnelly, F. and R. Wiechula (2013). "An example of qualitative comparative analysis in nursing research." Nurse Researcher (through 2013) 20(6): 6.
Donnelly, F., et al. (2013). "Qualitative data analysis."
Feo, R., et al. (2018). "Embedding fundamental care in the pre-registration nursing curriculum: Results from a pilot study." Nurse education in practice 31: 20-28.
Feo, R., et al. (2018). "Providing high-quality fundamental care for patients with acute abdominal pain: A qualitative study of patients’ experiences in acute care." Journal of Health Organization and Management.
Lewis, A., et al. (2018). "Evaluating student learning outcomes in oral health knowledge and skills." Journal of clinical nursing 27(11-12): 2438-2449.
Sabyani, H., et al. (2016). "Healthcare professionals’ experiences of having a significant other admitted into an acute care facility: a qualitative systematic review protocol." JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports 14(5): 103-109.
Sabyani, H., et al. (2017). "Experiences of healthcare professionals of having their significant other admitted to an acute care facility: a qualitative systematic review." JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports 15(5): 1409-1439.
Vivienne Chong, T. S., Frank Donnelly (2019). "Clinical protocols for adults with acute abdominal pain in Australian Emergency Departments." Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice: 1-8.
Wiechula, R., et al. (2009). "Systematic reviews by postgraduate students: the current state of play, feasibility and appropriateness of conducting reviews." International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 7(3): 227.
Wilson, A., et al. (2008). "Being an interviewer in a structured oral assessment process for selection of undergraduate nursing students: Motivations, expectations and reflections of the experience." International journal of nursing practice 14(6): 477-485.
ICN Nursing Education Network
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) Psi Eta Chapter
Australian Association for Research in Education
Reviewer - Nurse Education Today
Reviewer - International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare
Reviewer - Nurse Researcher
- Qualitative Comparative Analysis ppt - Qualitative_comparative_analysis_donnelly.pdf [455.4K] (application/pdf)
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