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Leisa Swift

GCEmNurs Griff., GCPaedNursSt CN(NSW), BNurs C.Qld.

  • Lecturer, Nursing
+61 7 5456 5592
Office location
Sunshine Coast
Leisa Swift


Leisa Swift is a Lecturer of Nursing at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Her clinical experience and background is emergency, paediatrics as well as remote area nursing and she has worked in remote communities in the Northern Territory. Leisa’s teaching interests are the preparation for practice courses, clinical placement courses and child health.

Leisa’s research interest is the preparedness of students for graduate practice. She is presently completing her Masters research project on this topic.

Research areas

  • preparedness for graduate practice
  • confidence in first year nursing students

Teaching areas

  • Nursing
  • Preparation for Practice Courses and Clinical Placement

Leisa Swift's specialist areas of knowledge include Emergency Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, Remote Area Nursing and Nurse Education.

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