Dr Lisa Conlon

 Position Senior Lecturer
 Org Unit Nursing
 Email lisa.conlon@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 7122
 Location ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Lisa Conlon has been a registered nurse since 1989. For many years she was a Nursing Officer in the Royal Australian Navy, working in both Australia and internationally. On leaving full time military service, she commenced working at universities in both Australia and Sweden. She has also worked as a consultant for the World Health Organisation and the International Council of Nurses, designing and delivering training programs for Emergency and Disaster nursing. Her teaching interests include: management and leadership and emergency and disaster. Lisa's area of research focuses on Emergency and Disaster preparation, military trauma team preparation and management.


  • Qualifications

    Doctor of Nursing (The University of Adelaide)

    Master of Clinical Nursing

    Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

  • Awards & Achievements

    ·       Australian Active Service Medal (AASM)
    United Nations Peacekeeping Medal
    Australian Operational Service Meda
    Australian Service Medal 






  • Teaching Interests




    Emergency and Disaster

    Trauma Nursing

  • Research Interests

    Emergency and Disaster preparedness


  • Publications

    Journal Publications

    Hutton, A., Conlon, L., Kako, M., Wilson, R.L., Hammad, K., Olson, S., Stewart, D., & Ranse, J. (2023). Exploring advanced nursing practice during Australian disasters: A scoping review. Health Emergency and Disaster Nursing, 10, 5 - 17.


    Kardosod, A., Bawarnthip, P., & Conlon, L. (2023). Effectiveness of Self-management eHealth Intervention for Psychological adjustment for Health-Related quality of Life in Cancer Survivors: A systematic Review. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, 27(2), 351 - 367.


    Gullick, J., Wu.J., Reid, C., Tembo, A.C., Shishehgar, S., & Conlon, L. (2020). Heideggerian structures of Being-with in the nurse – patient relationshop: modelling phenomenological analysis through qualitative meta-synthesis. Medicine Health Care and Philosophy, 23, 645 – 664.


     Al-Maaitah, Conlon, L. Gebbie, K. Hutton, A. Langan, J. Loke, A. McClelland, A. Oweis, A. Quereshi, K. Stewart, D. Teinila, Goodwin Veenema, T. Vlasich, C. Yamamoto. A. International Council of Nurses, Core Competencies in Disaster Nursing , Version 2.0, (2019) http://www.icn.ch/sites/default/files/inline- files/ICN_Disaster-Comp-Report_WEB.pdf 


    Conlon, L., Wiechula, R., & Garlick, A. (2019). Hermeneutic Phenomenological Study of Military Nursing Officers. Nursing Research, 68(4), 267-274.


    Malm, D., Rolander, B., Ebefors, E-M., Conlon, L., & Ngardh, A. (2016). Reducing the prevalence of catheter-related infections by quality improvement: Six-Year following-up study. Open Journal of Nursing, 6, 79 -87. Doi: 10.4236/ojn.2016.62008.


    Haraldsson, L., Christensson, L., Conlon, L., & Henricson, M. (2015). The experiences of ICU patients during follow-up sessions - A qualitative study. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, 31(4), 223-231.


    Kelly, M., Forber, J., Conlon, L., Roche, M., & Stasa, H. (2014). Empowering the nurses of tomorrow: Students’ perspective of a simulation experience and managing a deteriorating patient. Nurse Education Today,34(5),724-729.


    Ekblad, H., Malm, D., Fridlund, B., Conlon, L., & Ronning, H. (2014). The well-being of patients with atrial fibrillation: A critical incident  technique analysis. The Open Nursing Journal, 8, 48 – 55.


    Conlon, L., & Wiechula, R. (2011). Preparing nurses for future disasters – The Sichuan experience. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, 14(4), 246 – 250.


    Duffield, C., Conlon, L., Kelly, M., Catling-Paul, C., & Stasa, H. (2010). The emergency department nursing workforce: Local solutions for local issues. International Emergency Nursing, 18(4), 181 – 187.


    Smith, H., & Conlon, L. (2001). Composition and performance of a small resuscitation team in a deployed military hospital. Seminars in Perioperative Nursing, 10(1), 141 – 148.



    Book chapters

    Conlon, L., Clements, A., & Willison. (2019). Major Incident Preparedness and Management. In Kate Curtis, Clair Ramsden, Ramon Z. Shaban, Margaret Fry, & Julie Considine (Eds.), Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics 3e, (pp. 201 – 242). Sydney, Elsevier.

    Hamlin, L., Jenkins, M., & Conlon, L. (2009). Patient Safety. In Marilyn Richardson-Tench and Meena Davies (Eds.), Perioperative Nursing, (pp. 70 – 98). Sydney: Mosby Elsevier.


  • Professional Associations

    Asia Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network

    Torrens Resilience Initiative (Affliate Member)

    The World Health Organisation

    International Council of Nurses 

    Australian College of Nursing

  • Professional Interests

    Emergency and Disaster preparedness

  • Community Engagement

    The World Health Organisation

    International Council of Nurses

    Asia Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network

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