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Health Sciences profile

Professor Philippa Seaton

PositionProfessor
DepartmentCentre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies (Christchurch)
QualificationsPhD (Griffith), MA (Hons), BA (Massey), RN
Research summaryQuality care

Research

Professor Philippa Seaton is the Director of the Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies at the University of Otago, Christchurch. She joined the Centre in 2014.

Philippa has held academic positions in both New Zealand and Australian tertiary institutions, and in her current role is responsible for the academic and strategic management of the Centre

Philippa’s main research interests are how to best utilise the health workforce for quality care, and how technology can enhance health professionals' learning. She has particular expertise in planning and implementing technology-enhanced programmes in health professionals’ education.

Publications

Moir, C., Taylor, P., Seaton, P., & Snell, H. (2022). An evaluation of barriers and facilitators for a pressure injury prevention link nurse role: A mixed-methods study in New Zealand. Journal of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing, 49(4), 314-321. doi: 10.1097/won.0000000000000888

Keramat Kar, M., Whitehead, L., Smith, C. M., Seaton, P., & Mozhdehipanah, H. (2022). Anticipatory coping: How women deal with the hassles of living with multiple sclerosis. Disability & Rehabilitation, 44(3), 449-457. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2020.1770872

Thompson, L., Bidwell, S., & Seaton, P. (2021). The COVID-19 pandemic: Analysing nursing risk, care and careerscapes. Nursing Inquiry, e12468. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/nin.12468

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, 55, 103151. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2021.103151

Steel, M., Seaton, P., Christie, D., Dallas, J., & Absalom, I. (2021). Nurse perspectives of nurse-sensitive indicators for positive patient outcomes: A Delphi study. Collegian, 28, 145-156. doi: 10.1016/j.colegn.2020.02.009

Keramat Kar, M., Whitehead, L., Smith, C. M., Seaton, P., & Mozhdehipanah, H. (2022). Anticipatory coping: How women deal with the hassles of living with multiple sclerosis. Disability & Rehabilitation, 44(3), 449-457. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2020.1770872

Journal - Research Article

Moir, C., Taylor, P., Seaton, P., & Snell, H. (2022). An evaluation of barriers and facilitators for a pressure injury prevention link nurse role: A mixed-methods study in New Zealand. Journal of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing, 49(4), 314-321. doi: 10.1097/won.0000000000000888

Journal - Research Article

Cooper, S., Cant, R., Kelly, M., Levett-Jones, T., McKenna, L., Seaton, P., & Bogossian, F. (2021). An evidence-based checklist for improving scoping review quality. Clinical Nursing Research, 30(3), 230-240. doi: 10.1177/1054773819846024

Journal - Research Article

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, 55, 103151. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2021.103151

Journal - Research Article

Steel, M., Seaton, P., Christie, D., Dallas, J., & Absalom, I. (2021). Nurse perspectives of nurse-sensitive indicators for positive patient outcomes: A Delphi study. Collegian, 28, 145-156. doi: 10.1016/j.colegn.2020.02.009

Journal - Research Article

Thompson, L., Bidwell, S., & Seaton, P. (2021). The COVID-19 pandemic: Analysing nursing risk, care and careerscapes. Nursing Inquiry, e12468. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/nin.12468

Journal - Research Article

Levett-Jones, T., Andersen, P., Bogossian, F., Cooper, S., Guinea, S., Hopmans, R., … Seaton, P. (2020). A cross-sectional survey of nursing students' patient safety knowledge. Nurse Education Today, 88, 104372. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104372

Journal - Research Article

Seaton, P. C. J., Cant, R. P., & Trip, H. T. (2020). Quality indicators for a community-based wound care centre: An integrative review. International Wound Journal, 17, 587-600. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13308

Journal - Research Article

Seaton, P., Levett-Jones, T., Cant, R., Cooper, S., Kelly, M. A., McKenna, L., … Bogossian, F. (2019). Exploring the extent to which simulation-based education addresses contemporary patient safety priorities: A scoping review. Collegian, 26(1), 194-203. doi: 10.1016/j.colegn.2018.04.006

Journal - Research Article

Bogossian, F., Cooper, S., Kelly, M., Levett-Jones, T., McKenna, L., Slark, J., & Seaton, P. (2018). Best practice in clinical simulation education: Are we there yet? A cross-sectional survey of simulation in Australian and New Zealand undergraduate nursing education. Collegian, 25(3), 327-334. doi: 10.1016/j.colegn.2017.09.003

Journal - Research Article

Crowe, M., Whitehead, L., Seaton, P., Jordan, J., McCall, C., Maskill, V., & Trip, H. (2017). Qualitative meta-synthesis: The experience of chronic pain across conditions. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(5), 1004-1016. doi: 10.1111/jan.13174

Journal - Research Article

Sheehan, D., Jowsey, T., Parwaiz, M., Birch, M., Seaton, P., Shaw, S., … Wilkinson, T. (2017). Clinical learning environments: Place, artefacts and rhythm. Medical Education, 51(10), 1049-1060. doi: 10.1111/medu.13390

Journal - Research Article

Watson, P. B., Seaton, P., Sims, D., Jamieson, I., Mountier, J., Whittle, R., & Saarikoski, M. (2014). Exploratory factor analysis of the clinical learning environment, supervision and nurse teacher scale (CLES+T). Journal of Nursing Measurement, 22(1), 164-180. doi: 10.1891/1061-3749.22.1.164

Journal - Research Article

Seaton, L., Seaton, P., & Yarwood, J. (2013). Preparedness: Lessons for educators from the Christchurch disaster. Kai Tiaki Nursing Research, 4(1), 11-16.

Journal - Research Article

Schluter, J., & Seaton, P. (2011). Understanding nursing scope of practice: A qualitative study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 48(10), 1211-1222. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2011.03.004

Journal - Research Article

Chaboyer, W., Wallis, M., Duffield, C., Courtney, M., Seaton, P., Holzhauser, K., … Bost, N. (2008). A comparison of activities undertaken by enrolled and registered nurses on medical wards in Australia: An observational study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 45(9), 1274-1284. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2007.10.007

Journal - Research Article

Creedy, D. K., Mitchell, M., Seaton-Sykes, P., Cooke, M., Patterson, E., Purcell, C., & Weeks, P. (2007). Evaluating a web-enhanced Bachelor of Nursing curriculum: Perspectives of third-year students. Journal of Nursing Education, 46(10), 460-467.

Journal - Research Article

Levett-Jones, T., Bogossian, F., Cooper, S., Kelly, M., McKenna, L., & Seaton, P. (2020). Progress in the quest to improve patient safety through simulation. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 44, 1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ecns.2020.05.009

Journal - Research Other

Bogossian, F. E., Cant, R. P., Ballard, E. L., Cooper, S. J., Levett-Jones, T. L., McKenna, L. G., … Seaton, P. C. (2019). Locating "gold standard" evidence for simulation as a substitute for clinical practice in prelicensure health professional education: A systematic review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 28, 3759-3775. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14965

Journal - Research Other

McKenna, L., Cant, R., Bogossian, F., Cooper, S., Levett-Jones, T., & Seaton, P. (2019). Clinical placements in contemporary nursing education: Where is the evidence? Nurse Education Today, 83, 104202. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2019.104202

Journal - Research Other

Cooper, S., Seaton, P., Absalom, I., Cant, R., Kelly, M., Levett-Jones, T., & McKenna, L. (2018). Can scholarship in nursing/midwifery education result in a successful research career? Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(12), 2703-2705. doi: 10.1111/jan.13698

Journal - Research Other

Whitehead, L., & Seaton, P. (2016). The effectiveness of self-management mobile phone and tablet apps in long-term condition management: A systematic review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(5), e97. doi: 10.2196/jmir.4883

Journal - Research Other

Schluter, J., Seaton, P., & Chaboyer, W. (2008). Critical incident technique: A user's guide for nurse researchers. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 61(1), 107-114. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2007.04490.x

Journal - Research Other

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