Professor Fiona Coyer

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Faculty of Health,
School of Nursing


Contact

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Personal details

Positions

Professor
Faculty of Health,
School of Nursing

Keywords

Skin integrity in the critically ill patient, Intensive care

Discipline

Nursing

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
  • MSc (City University, London)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Adult Education (University of Surrey)

Professional memberships and associations


  • Member, Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN Ltd)
  • Member, (International), American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • International Advisory Board member, Intensive & Critical Care Nursing journal
  • Editorial Board member, Journal Wound Care
  • Member, Australian Wound Management Association.
  • Member, Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA) Ltd
  • Member, Wounds Australia

Teaching

Professor Coyer has taught across numerous undergraduate and postgraduate units including

  • Intensive care nursing
  • Health assessment, including physical examination approaches

Cardiac and respiratory nursing

  • Evidence-based practice
  • Research methods

She has previously led major curriculum development projects in nursing, including national accreditation of the Bachelor of Nursing and Master of Nursing Science (Nurse Practitioner) courses, and postgraduate specialist nursing curricula reform in the Graduate Certificate in Nursing and Masters of Nursing courses. Teaching awards In recognition of her teaching excellence, she has received the following awards:

  • (2018) Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence.  In recognition of exceptional sustained performance and outstanding achievement in leadership.
  • (2014) Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence. In recognition of exceptional sustained performance and outstanding achievement in learning and teaching and partnerships and engagement
  • (2011) Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning - For leadership in the teaching of intensive care nursing by developing innovative course-level curricula and resources in close collaboration with healthcare industry partners
  • (2007) Faculty of Health Vice-Chancellor's Performance Fund Award

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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Research projects

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Exploring the Acuity and Dependency of Adult Ward Patients Following Medical Emergency Team Review: The REMAIN Study
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Clint Douglas
  • EXPLORING BODY MORPHOLOGY, SKIN MICROCIRCULATION AND MICROCLIMATE IN PATIENTS WITH CRITICAL ILLNESS
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Christina Parker