Ms Janet Smith

Ms Janet Smith
 Position Lecturer
 Org Unit Nursing
 Telephone +61 8 8313 3654
 Location Floor/Room 4 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Janet Smith has extensive experience in intensive care nursing as a clinician and educator. Her roles include Registered Nurse and ICU Clinical Facilitator (Undergraduate Nursing). She has experience in Science and a research focus into human body systems and disease processes.
    After working as a Research Assistant in the Department of Physiology at the University of Adelaide. Janet worked as a Tutor/ Associate Lecturer for 9 years at Flinders University, teaching into the undergraduate and postgraduate nursing and midwifery programs as well as designing curriculums. Janet is currently working at the University of Adelaide as a Course Coordinator for the Bachelor of Nursing degree and has Course Coordinated in the Masters in Clinical Nursing degree. I have in the past held the role of Clinical Lecturer supporting undergraduate students on clinical placements.
    I am currently undertaking a PhD in the topic coronary artery disease in women. I am interested in exploring the mechanisms of sex differences in order to explain the differences between genders in clinical outcomes after revascularisation procedures.


  • Qualifications


    Janet completed a Bachelor of Science (Honours) at The University of Adelaide, a Bachelor of Nursing at Flinders University and Masters in Clinical Education at Flinders University. PhD candidate at The University of Adelaide.

  • Teaching Interests

    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
    • Microbiology and Infection Control
    • Fundamentals of Nursing Care
    • Evidence Based Nursing Care
    • Tertiary Health Care Nursing

  • Publications

    Smith, JH & Sweet, L 2019, Becoming a nurse preceptor, the challenges and rewards of novice registered nurses in high acuity hospital environments, Nurse Education in Practice, vol. 36, pp. 101-107.

    Smith JH, Baumert M, Nalivaiko E, McEvoy RD, Catcheside PG, 2009, Arousal in obstructive sleep apnoea patients is associated with ECG RR and QT interval shortening and PR interval lengthening, J Sleep Research, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 188-195.

    Baumert M, Smith J, Catcheside P, McEvoy RD, Abbott D, Sanders P & Nalivaiko E 2008, Variability of QT interval duration in obstructive sleep apnea: an indicator of disease severity, Sleep, vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 959-966.

    Eckert DJ, Catcheside P, Smith JH, Frith PA and Mc Evoy RD 2004, Hypoxia suppresses symptom perception in asthma, Am J Respir Crit Care Med, vol. 169, pp. 1224-1230.


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