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Virginia JonesSenior Lecturer

PhD PgDipHealSc (Otago) RN

Email virginia.jones@otago.ac.nz

Research interests

Virginia's research interests focus on family centered care, chronic respiratory diseases, paediatrics, diabetes with Pacifica populations, technology enhanced education and learning.

Virginia's PhD looked at family centered care for children with chronic respiratory disease in New Zealand.

Virginia's post doctoral work drew directly from her PhD findings and explored the ways in which services and health professionals can better support parents and families of children with asthma.

Virginia is currently researching self-management of type 2 diabetes among Pacifica communities.

Collaborative projects

  • Lifestyle and mindfulness intervention for the elderly
  • Developing technology enhanced teaching and learning

Teaching responsibilities

  • Master of Nursing Science programme, Academic Leader
  • NURS441 Professional Nursing in NZ
  • NURS447 Applied Nursing Research
  • NURS503 Nursing Clients with Complex Health States

Supervision responsibilities

  • PhD and Masters students

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Publications

Gerdtz, M. F., Seaton, P., Jones, V., Tomkins, Z., Stacey, G., Brooks, I. A., & Kapp, S. (2021). Establishing quality standards for Graduate Entry Master of Nursing curricula in Australia and New Zealand: A Delphi study. Nurse Education in Practice. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2021.103151

Macdiarmid, R., McClunie-Trust, P., Shannon, K., Winnington, R., Donaldson, A. E., Jarden, R. J., … Jones, V. (2021). What motivates people to start a graduate entry nursing programme: An interpretive multi-centred case study. SAGE Open Nursing, 7. doi: 10.1177/23779608211011310

Macdiarmid, R., Turner, R., Winnington, R., McClunie-Trust, P., Donaldson, A., Shannon, K., … Jones, V., & Jarden, R. (2021). What motivates people to commence a graduate entry nursing programme: A mixed method scoping review. BMC Nursing, 20(1), 47. doi: 10.1186/s12912-021-00564-9

Tu'ulua, L., Jones, V., & Harris, S. (2019). Exploring the phenomenon of psychological insulin resistance in two Pacific Islands clients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus who are New Zealand residents. In A. Finigan, P. Vakaoti, R. Richards & M. Schaaf (Eds.), Proceedings of the Pacific Postgraduate Symposium: Pacific Voices XVI. (pp. 33). Dunedin, New Zealand: The Pacific Islands Centre, University of Otago. Retrieved from https://www.otago.ac.nz/pacific

Jones, V. (2019, November). Key indicators for a quality pre-registration master's programme. Verbal presentation at the Australasian Nurse Educators Conference (ANEC), Dunedin, New Zealand.

Gerdtz, M. F., Seaton, P., Jones, V., Tomkins, Z., Stacey, G., Brooks, I. A., & Kapp, S. (2021). Establishing quality standards for Graduate Entry Master of Nursing curricula in Australia and New Zealand: A Delphi study. Nurse Education in Practice. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2021.103151

Journal - Research Article

Macdiarmid, R., McClunie-Trust, P., Shannon, K., Winnington, R., Donaldson, A. E., Jarden, R. J., … Jones, V. (2021). What motivates people to start a graduate entry nursing programme: An interpretive multi-centred case study. SAGE Open Nursing, 7. doi: 10.1177/23779608211011310

Journal - Research Article

Macdiarmid, R., Turner, R., Winnington, R., McClunie-Trust, P., Donaldson, A., Shannon, K., … Jones, V., & Jarden, R. (2021). What motivates people to commence a graduate entry nursing programme: A mixed method scoping review. BMC Nursing, 20(1), 47. doi: 10.1186/s12912-021-00564-9

Journal - Research Article

Burrell, B., Jordan, J., Crowe, M., Wilkinson, A., Jones, V., Harris, S., & Gillon, D. (2019). Using intervention mapping to design a self-management programme for older people with chronic conditions. Nursing Inquiry, 26, e12265. doi: 10.1111/nin.12265

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

Jones, V., & Crowe, M. (2017). How people from ethnic minorities describe their experiences of managing type-2 diabetes mellitus: A qualitative meta-synthesis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 76, 78-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.08.016

Journal - Research Article

Burrell, B., Jordan, J., Crowe, M., Wilkinson, A., Williman, J., Jones, V., Harris, S., & Gillon, D. (2016). Life-balance self-management programme for community-based older adults living with chronic disease: A feasibility study. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare, 4(3), 459-466. doi: 10.5750/ejpch.v4i3.1128

Journal - Research Article

Crowe, M., Jordan, J., Burrell, B., Jones, V., Gillon, D., & Harris, S. (2016). Mindfulness-based stress reduction for long-term physical conditions: A systematic review. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 50(1), 21-32. doi: 10.1177/0004867415607984

Journal - Research Article

Crowe, M., Jordan, J., Burrell, B., Jones, V., Gillon, D., Harris, S., & Wilkinson, A. (2016). Clinical effectiveness of transdiagnostic health management interventions for older people with multimorbidity: A quantitative systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72(10), 2315-2329. doi: 10.1111/jan.13011

Journal - Research Article

Graham, F., Rodger, S., Ziviani, J., & Jones, V. (2016). Strategies identified as effective by mothers during occupational performance coaching. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 36(3), 247-259. doi: 10.3109/01942638.2015.1101043

Journal - Research Article

Jones, V., Whitehead, L., & Crowe, M. T. (2016). Self-efficacy in managing chronic respiratory disease: Parents' experiences. Contemporary Nurse, 52(2-3), 341-351. doi: 10.1080/10376178.2016.1213647

Journal - Research Article

Crowe, M., Jones, V., Stone, M.-A., & Coe, G. (2019). The clinical effectiveness of nursing models of diabetes care: A synthesis of the evidence. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 93, 119-128. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.03.004

Journal - Research Other

Tu'ulua, L., Jones, V., & Harris, S. (2019). Exploring the phenomenon of psychological insulin resistance in two Pacific Islands clients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus who are New Zealand residents. In A. Finigan, P. Vakaoti, R. Richards & M. Schaaf (Eds.), Proceedings of the Pacific Postgraduate Symposium: Pacific Voices XVI. (pp. 33). Dunedin, New Zealand: The Pacific Islands Centre, University of Otago. Retrieved from https://www.otago.ac.nz/pacific

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Jones, V. L. (2011). Factors impacting on family-centre care (FCC) for children with a chronic respiratory illness: A New Zealand perspective. Proceedings of the 10th International Family Nursing Conference: Making Family Nursing Visible: From Knowledge Building to Knowledge Translation. (pp. 173). Retrieved from http://dspace.ucalgary.ca/handle/1880/49461

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Jones, V. L. (2009). Factors impacting on family centred care for children with long term respiratory illness. Proceedings of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Conference: Celebrating Nursing Research: Opening doors. Retrieved from http://www.nzno.org.nz/groups/sections/nursing_research_/nrs_conferences

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Jones, V. (2017, June). A qualitative meta-synthesis looking at the impact of culture on diabetic management amongst ethnic minorities. Poster session presented at the 13th International Family Nursing Conference, Pamplona, Spain.

Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Jones, V. (2010, September). Factors impacting on family-centered care for children with a chronic respiratory illness. Poster session presented at the Fourth Annual Division of Health Sciences Research Forum, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Jones, V. (2019, November). Key indicators for a quality pre-registration master's programme. Verbal presentation at the Australasian Nurse Educators Conference (ANEC), Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Jones, V. (2015, August). What type of support is helpful for parents managing their asthmatic child living in the community. Verbal presentation at the 12th International Family Nursing Conference: Improving Family Health Globally through Research, Education, and Practice, Odense, Denmark.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Jones, V. (2013, June). How do parental needs and parent's psychological wellbeing influence parental participation in, and management of, their child's chronic respiratory disease. Verbal presentation at the 11th International Family Nursing Conference: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future, Minneapolis, MN.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Jones, V. (2010, October). Factors impacting on family centred care of children with a chronic respiratory illness. Verbal presentation at the Rehabilitation & Disability Research Theme Colloquium, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Jones, V. (2012). Family centred care for children with chronic respiratory disease: A New Zealand perspective (PhD). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/2497

Awarded Doctoral Degree

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