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Mrs Shirley Harris

PositionSenior Lecturer
DepartmentCentre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies (UOC)
QualificationsMHealSc (Distn) (Otago), BN (CPIT)
Research summaryRespiratory health

Research

Shirley works part time as a Senior Lecturer for the Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies. She has a clinical role within primary practice at Allenton Medical Centre in Ashburton and as a casual nurse at Ashburton Hospital. Shirley also volunteers as a Paramedic with St John Ambulance Services.

Shirley has a broad clinical background including emergency, surgical, acute medical, primary health and palliative care.Shirley's interests are in primary health and advanced nursing practice. Her research interests include Long-Term Oxygen Therapy in COPD and she commenced a PhD in 2014. Her research interests are related to her clinical practice and focus on slef-management with long-term conditions. In particular her interest is on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and how people manage thier oxygen therapy. Her master's research examined how patients adhered to long-term oxygen therapy. Shirley has been involved in developing the pilot study for the RCT 'Life balance: A feasibility study' and developed the symptom management component of this project. Shirely is interested in exploring innovative interventions to improve symptom management in COPD

Publications

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

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

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

Journal - Research Article

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

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

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

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