Acute and Complex Care of Adults
Research areas include vascular access, wound management, emergency care, in-hospital acute care, hospital avoidance and palliative care.
Health Professional Education
State of the art simulation facilities for health professional education
Maternal and Child Health
Research areas of infant health, sudden unexplained death in infancy, maternal/family transition and infant feeding.
The NURTURE Cluster builds on the strengths of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine to maximise interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research collaboration.
Mission: to deliver health dividends to the local, national and international community through testing of clinical, health service and educational innovations, development of multidisciplinary research teams and the translation of research into practice.
We are a group of nursing, midwifery, medical and allied health professionals – the caring/helping professions - who want to NURTURE our clients to ensure their best possible health outcomes.
We also want to NURTURE the next generation of health professionals.
News via USC
24 November 2016
GEDI nursing project earns Premier’s Award
An innovative nursing project aimed at improving the care of elderly patients at hospitals has won the University of the Sunshine Coast, Nambour Hospital and the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service a prestigious Queensland Premier’s Award.
15 October 2015
Researchers start Wishlist grant projects
A midwife who is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of the Sunshine Coast has won a $20,000 Wishlist Research Grant to lead a project investigating the rising rates of haemorrhage in mothers immediately after childbirth.
13 October 2015
USC a national finalist in nursing awards
An innovative health project led by the University of the Sunshine Coast is one of three national finalists in its category of the 2015 HESTA Australian Nursing Awards.