Associate Professor Judy Magarey

Associate Professor Judy Magarey
 Position Acting Head of School
 Org Unit Nursing
 Telephone +61 8 8313 0511
 Location Floor/Room 3 061 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Assoc Prof. Judy Magarey has been Acting Head of the Adelaide Nursing School since August 2017. She graduated as a Registered Nurse at Royal Adelaide Hospital in the 1970s and subsequently completed a Critical Care Certificate in the early 1980s. Judy was appointed as the ICU clinical educator in 1988 and coordinated the Intensive Care program at RAH for six years.

    Judy has worked in the School of Nursing since it was established in 1995 and coordinated the Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science (Intensive Care Nursing) until 2001. Judy graduated with a Diploma of Nursing in 1990, Bachelor of Nursing in 1992, Master of Nursing Research in 1995, and a Doctor of Nursing in 2002. For the Doctor of Nursing she was required to complete three research projects using different methodologies. Judy has been responsible for the development of many academic programs and together with another academic, she was responsible for the development of the first curriculum for the Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Adelaide.

    Her research interests involve nursing education and clinical practice.

    She has supervised seven Doctoral, 23 Masters and five Honours students to successful completion.

  • Qualifications

    Registered Nurse
    Critical Care Certificate
    Diploma of Nursing (Sturt CAE & Flinders University) Bachelor of Nursing (Flinders University) Master of Nursing Research (Flinders University) Doctor of Nursing (The University of Adelaide) Teaching at University Course (The University of Adelaide)

  • Teaching Interests

    Research methods

  • Research Interests

    Acute Nursing

    Changing clinical practice.
    Nurse led interventions in Adult Intensive Care Sedation of Mechanically ventilated Adults in Intensive Care. Nursing actions designed to reduce noise, promote sleep and communicate with intensive care patients.

  • Publications


    2019    Alsalari, E, Magarey, J. Rasmussen, P. An Investigation of the Needs of Saudi Parents of Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Cureus, Open Access, Vol 11 No 1


    2018    Alshahrani SMagarey JKitson A Relatives' involvement in the care of patients in acute medical wards in two different countries-An ethnographic study. J Clin Nurs. 2018 (11-12) p :2333-2345


    2017    Alboliteeh, M. Magarey, J. Wiechula, R.  The professional journey of Saudi nurse graduates: A lived experience.  Clinical Nursing Studies, Vol 6, No 1. Pp. 76-83.


    2017    Alboliteeh, M. Magarey, J. Wiechula, R.  The Profile of Saudi Nursing Workforce: A Cross-Sectional Study.  Nursing Research and Practice.

    2016    Sabyani, H, Wiechula, R, Magarey, J & Donnelly, F 'How healthcare professionals’ experiences of having a significant other admitted into an acute care facility: a qualitative systematic review protocol', JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 1-3.

    2016    Page, T.  Magarey, J, Wiechula, R. The impact of exposure time on biophysical parameters of the wound environment and patient comfort during dressing changes: a descriptive study, Wound Practice and Research, in press.

    2016    Mafara, K. Magarey, J, Rasmussen. P, RN The Lived Experience of Haemodialysis Patients who had a New Arteriovenous Fistula Cannulated in a Satellite Unit, The Renal Society of Australasia Journal, in press.  

    2013    Schultz, TJ and Magarey, JM. 2013. ‘My Heart, My Life’: a patient survey. Adelaide: School of Nursing, University of Adelaide.

    2012    Lynch, T.  Magarey, J, Wiechula, R. What is the experience of migrant nurses in attempting to meet English language requirements for registration in Australian Journal of Teaching and Education, Vol 1, No3. p143-149.

    2010    Kernick, J, Magarey, J. What is the evidence for the use of high flow nasal cannula oxygen in adult patients admitted to critical care units? A systematic review. Australian Critical Care  Vol23, No2.   

    2008 Tan Ming Yeong, Magarey J. Self-care Practices of Malaysian Adults with Diabetes and Sub-optimal Glycaemic Control The Journal 'Patient Education and Counselling.        Vol 72, pp252-267.    

    2006  Lau, B.C. Magarey J. Review of research methods used to investigate violence in the emergency department. Accident and Emergency Nursing 14: 111-116.

    2005 Magarey J.  McCutcheon, H. 'Fishing with the dead' -recall of memories from the ICU, Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, (2005) 21:344-354.

    2004 Lau, B.C. Magarey J. McCutcheon H. Violence in the emergency department: A literature review, Australian Emergency Nursing Journal, (2004) 7: 2:27-37.

    2001. Magarey, J. Propofol or Midazolam? Which is Best for the Sedation of Adult Ventilated Patients in Intensive Care Units (ICUs)? A Systematic Review, Australian Critical Care  14:4.

    2001, Magarey, J. 'Elements of a Systematic Review', International Journal of Nursing Practice 7:6

    2000, Magarey, J. 'The Effectiveness of Propofol versus Midazolam For The Sedation of Adult Ventilated Patients In Intensive Care Units (ICUs)', The Joanna Briggs Institute for Evidence Based Nursing and Midwifery, A Systematic Review (2000):11.

    1997, Magarey, J. 'Sedation of Adult Critically Ill Ventilated Patients in Intensive Care Units: A National Survey', Australian Critical Care,  10: 3.



  • Professional Associations


    Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing Australia


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