Acute and Complex Care of Adults
Research areas include vascular access, wound management, emergency care, in-hospital acute care, hospital avoidance and palliative care.
Maternal and Child Health
Research areas of infant health, sudden unexplained death in infancy, maternal/family transition and infant feeding.
Health Professional Education
State of the art simulation facilities for health professional education
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
US students eager to see nursing training facilities
Inspecting state-of-the-art nursing simulation facilities at the University of the Sunshine Coast is high on the agenda for a visiting group from a university in the US.
Record numbers tipped for Indigenous health check day
USC is preparing to host the biggest health and wellbeing day for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families ever held on the Sunshine Coast.
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.
24 October 2016
Gas worker returns home to study Nursing at USC
Watching his wife recover in hospital from a life-threatening infection convinced Maryborough coal seam gas worker Peter Nugent to give up his job to study nursing.
8 September 2016
Husband and wife emergency nurses earn USC Master degrees
Emergency nurses Jeremy and Rebecca Mollenhauer of Maryborough had double the reason to celebrate when they both graduated recently from the University of the Sunshine Coast with a Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (Emergency Care).
27 July 2016
Cancer inspires mother’s midwifery ambitions
Battling breast cancer twice in less than five years was a key motivating factor for mother of three Megan Grisman to take the first steps towards gaining a combined degree in Nursing Science and Midwifery at the University of the Sunshine Coast.