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Virginia Jones

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

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.03.004

Burrell, B., Jordan, J., Crowe, M., Wilkinson, A., Jones, V., Harris, S., & Gillon, D. (2018). Using intervention mapping to design a self-management programme for older people with chronic conditions. Nursing Inquiry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/nin.12265

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

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.

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.03.004

Burrell, B., Jordan, J., Crowe, M., Wilkinson, A., Jones, V., Harris, S., & Gillon, D. (2018). Using intervention mapping to design a self-management programme for older people with chronic conditions. Nursing Inquiry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/nin.12265

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

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

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