We excel in the areas of learning, teaching and research for nursing and midwifery
The Griffith School of Nursing and Midwifery is committed to the development of nursing and midwifery practice, theory and research that transforms lives and health care. We develop remarkable graduates imbued with a solution-focused philosophy who make a positive difference in nursing, midwifery and healthcare, transforming the lives of those in their care.
Through developing research, consultancy and continuing education opportunities, we seek to serve the nursing and midwifery professions, the health care system and the broader community.
To be a global leader in education and research scholarship in nursing and midwifery. Specifically, the School of Nursing and Midwifery will be recognised for:
- developing person-centred, clinically competent, critical thinking, research informed graduates who provide safe, quality, compassionate care in an ever-changing healthcare environment;
- developing and delivering innovative, flexible evidence-based education that prepares graduates to be life-long learners to address professional challenges in a wide range of health care settings locally, nationally or internationally; and
- fostering and developing the capacity of nursing and midwifery academics to have impact on the health outcomes of individuals, families and communities in their given research fields.
The School and its staff are committed to the values of:
- Diversity: this is a commitment to understanding, recognising and appreciating the unique characteristics that each individual, team and group contributes to making the School of Nursing and Midwifery successful.
- Collegiality: promoting and developing strong, positive professional relationships and teams that create a strong shared responsibility and respect for teaching, research and service.
- Partnership: we are developing and maintaining professional relationships in a spirit of co-operation and collaboration for mutual benefit.
- Engagement: reflects our sense of positively contributing to the communities we work and learn in, whether they are local, national or international.
Continuing Professional Development
CPD for midwives, nurses and other health professionals
TRANSFORMING MIDWIFERY PRACTICE THROUGH EDUCATION
Together we have the opportunity to generate and share the best practice approaches to midwifery education. Our inaugural Trans-Tasman Midwifery Education conference seeks to create an opportunity to generate and share midwifery educational approaches that transform practice. At the same time, the conference seeks to provide an opportunity to debate and address the challenges facing the sector’s ability to provide best practice midwifery education. We invite you to be a part of this exciting and unique event.
August 08, 2018
Mater Research planning for largest cohort study in Queensland
Mater Research is planning the largest group cohort study in the state since the 1980s, aiming to follow 10 000 Queensland families over three decades, in collaboration with Griffith.
July 31, 2018
Awards showcase outstanding Health alumni
From paediatric palliative care and humanitarian dental work to a passion for astrophysics and groundbreaking scientific research into Malaria, the 2018 Alumni Awards showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Health and Science alumni.
July 26, 2018
Improved dressings urgently needed for intravenous catheter failures
New ways of improving the effectiveness of dressings and securements for the prevention of peripheral intravenous catheter (PIVC) failure in adults is urgently required. This is according to Professor Claire Rickard from the Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research, a part of Griffith’s Me...
July 17, 2018
Griffith earns top marks on world stage
Griffith University has asserted its place as a global standout in the 2018 ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, earning noteworthy results for several of its courses.
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