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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Dr Virginia Jones

PositionSenior Lecturer
DepartmentCentre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies (Christchurch)
QualificationsRN, Postgrad Dip, PhD
Research summaryChronic respiratory illnesses

Research

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 include lifestyle and mindfulness intervention for the elderly, and developing technology enhanced teaching and learning

Publications

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

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

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

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., & 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

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

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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