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Associate Professor Philippa Seaton

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

Research

A/P 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

Cooper, S., Cant, R., Kelly, M., Levett-Jones, T., McKenna, L., Seaton, P., & Bogossian, F. (2019). An evidence-based checklist for improving scoping review quality. Clinical Nursing Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1054773819846024

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2019.104202

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 pre-licensure health professional education: A systematic review. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14965

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

Seaton, P., Levett-Jones, T., Cant, R., Cooper, S., Kelly, M. A., McKenna, L., … Bogossian, F. (2018). Exploring the extent to which simulation-based education addresses contemporary patient safety priorities: A scoping review. Collegian. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.colegn.2018.04.006

Journal - Research Article

Cooper, S., Cant, R., Kelly, M., Levett-Jones, T., McKenna, L., Seaton, P., & Bogossian, F. (2019). An evidence-based checklist for improving scoping review quality. Clinical Nursing Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1054773819846024

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2019.104202

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

Seaton, P., Levett-Jones, T., Cant, R., Cooper, S., Kelly, M. A., McKenna, L., … Bogossian, F. (2018). Exploring the extent to which simulation-based education addresses contemporary patient safety priorities: A scoping review. Collegian. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.colegn.2018.04.006

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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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 pre-licensure health professional education: A systematic review. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14965

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jan.13698

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

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

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