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Senior Lecturer
Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies

PhD (Otago) GradCertTertT(Otago Poly) RN

Email chris.moir@otago.ac.nz

Dr Chris Moir joined the Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies at the University of Otago, Christchurch in 2016.

Chris has previously held an academic position in New Zealand working in undergraduate nursing education while also working the in the clinical area of postoperative care. Her current role is Senior Lecturer in the Master of Nursing Science programme.

Her main research interests are in nurses' role in preventing childhood obesity, teaching and assessing clinical reasoning, and nursing students' wellness.

Research interests

  • Childhood obesity prevention
  • Clinical judgement formation in nursing students
  • Nursing students' wellness

Teaching responsibilities 2017

NURS 445 Introduction to Clinical Nursing Practice (Convenor)

Supervision responsibilities

  • PhD students and master's students

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Publications

Moir, C., Lesa, R., & Ritchie, L. (2021). A unique disaster response in aged residential dementia care: Can the experience inform future care models? Journal of Clinical Nursing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15862

Baby, M., Richardson, S., & Moir, C. (2019, November). The importance of teaching students strategies for dealing with workplace violence. Verbal presentation at the Australasian Nurse Educators Conference (ANEC), Dunedin, New Zealand.

Moir, C. (2019, November). Using reflection in action approach with videoed case studies to encourage student nurses to 'think like a nurse'. Verbal presentation at the Australasian Nurse Educators Conference (ANEC), Dunedin, New Zealand.

Moir, C., & Jones, V. (2019). Experience of nurses measuring preschool body mass index for the Health target: Raising Healthy Kids. Journal of Primary Health Care, 11(3), 275-282. doi: 10.1071/HC19022

Moir, C. (2018). Can we solve the obesity epidemic? Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 24(7), 30-31. [Commentary].

Moir, C., Lesa, R., & Ritchie, L. (2021). A unique disaster response in aged residential dementia care: Can the experience inform future care models? Journal of Clinical Nursing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15862

Journal - Research Article

Moir, C., & Jones, V. (2019). Experience of nurses measuring preschool body mass index for the Health target: Raising Healthy Kids. Journal of Primary Health Care, 11(3), 275-282. doi: 10.1071/HC19022

Journal - Research Article

Meredith-Jones, K., Haszard, J., Moir, C., Heath, A.-L., Lawrence, J., Galland, B., Taylor, B., Gray, A., Sayers, R., & Taylor, R. (2018). Physical activity and inactivity trajectories associated with body composition in pre-schoolers. International Journal of Obesity, 42, 1621-1630. doi: 10.1038/s41366-018-0058-5

Journal - Research Article

Moir, C., Meredith-Jones, K., Taylor, B. J., Gray, A., Heath, A.-L. M., Dale, K., Galland, B., Lawrence, J., Sayers, R. M., & Taylor, R. W. (2016). Early intervention to encourage physical activity in infants and toddlers: A randomized controlled trial. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 48(12), 2446-2453. doi: 10.1249/mss.0000000000001055

Journal - Research Article

Moir, C. (2018). Can we solve the obesity epidemic? Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 24(7), 30-31. [Commentary].

Journal - Research Other

Moir, C. (2013). Early intervention for obesity prevention research: Relevant to nursing practice. Australian Nursing Journal, 20(7), 32-33. [Review].

Journal - Research Other

Moir, C., & Taylor, R. (2015). Did encouraging family based physical activity influence outcomes at two-years-of-age? Results from the Prevention of Overweight Infancy (POI.NZ) study. Proceedings of the Public Health Association Conference. (pp. 86). Retrieved from https://www.ivvy.com/event/PHA15/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Spencer, C., Taylor, R., Gray, A., Dale, K., & Taylor, B. (2012). Use of accelerometry to measure physical activity in 6 month old infants. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, 6(Suppl. 1), (pp. 70). doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2012.08.144

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Baby, M., Richardson, S., & Moir, C. (2019, November). The importance of teaching students strategies for dealing with workplace violence. Verbal presentation at the Australasian Nurse Educators Conference (ANEC), Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Moir, C. (2019, November). Using reflection in action approach with videoed case studies to encourage student nurses to 'think like a nurse'. Verbal presentation at the Australasian Nurse Educators Conference (ANEC), Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Moir, C. (2014). Physical activity in infancy: Assessment of an intervention to increase physical activity in infants (PhD). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/4843

Awarded Doctoral Degree

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