Publications by: Kim Usher

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Warsini, Sri, Mills, Jane, West, Caryn, and Usher, Kim (2016) Living through a volcanic eruption: understanding the experience of survivors as a phenomenological existential phenomenon. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 25 (3). pp. 206-213.

Taylor, Sean, McDermott, Robyn, Thompson, Fintan, and Usher, Kim (2016) Depression and diabetes in the remote Torres Strait Islands. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. pp. 1-8. (In Press)

Usher, Kim, Woods, Cindy, Lynch, Paul, Pointing, Shane Boris, Budden, Lea, Barker, Ruth, Catchpoole, Jesani, and Clough, Alan (2016) Is population flow an unintended consequence of alcohol management plans? Journal of Clinical Nursing. pp. 1-10. (In Press)

Usher, Kim, Woods, Cindy, Lynch, Paul, Pointing, Boris, Budden, Lea, Barker, Ruth, Catchpoole, Jesani, and Clough, Alan (2016) Is population flow an unintended consequence of alcohol management plans? Journal of Clinical Nursing. (In Press)

Saunders, Vicki, Usher, Kim, Tsey, Komla, and Bainbridge, Roxanne (2016) If you knew the end of a story would you still want to hear it? Using research poems to listen to Aboriginal stories. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 29 (1). pp. 1-13.

West, C., Usher, K., and Clough, A. (2016) Pormpuraaw injury surveillance report: injuries & alcohol management plans 2006-2011. Report. James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

Woods, Cindy, West, Caryn, Mills, Jane, Park, Tanya, Southern, Joanne, and Usher, Kim (2015) Undergraduate student nurses' self-reported preparedness for practice. Collegian, 22 (4). pp. 359-368.

Usher, Kim, Mills, Jane, West, Caryn, Park, Tanya, and Woods, Cindy (2015) Preregistration student nurses' self-reported preparedness for practice before and after the introduction of a capstone subject. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24 (21-22). pp. 3245-3254.

Woods, Cindy E., McPherson, Karen, Tikoft, Erik, Usher, Kim, Hosseini, Fariborz, Ferns, Janine, Jersmann, Hubertus, Antic, Ral, and Maguire, Graeme Paul (2015) Sleep disorders in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and residents of regional and remote Australia. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 11 (11). pp. 1263-1271.

Usher, Kim, and Mills, Jane (2015) Introduction to nursing and midwifery research. In: Borbasi , Sally, and Jackson, Debra, (eds.) Navigating the Maze of Research: enhancing nursing and midwifery practice. Elsevier, Sydney, NSW, Australia, pp. 3-29.

Warsini, Sri, Usher, Kim, Buettner, Petra, Mills, Jane, and West, Caryn (2015) Psychosocial and environmental distress resulting from a volcanic eruption: study protocol. Collegian, 22 (3). pp. 325-331.

Usher, Kim, Clough, Alan, Woods, Cindy, and Robertson, Jan (2015) Is there an ice epidemic in Australia. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 24 (4). pp. 283-285.

Woods, C., Usher, K., Edwards, A., Jersmann, H., and Maguire, G. (2015) The tyranny of distance - mapping accessibility to polysomnography services across Australia. Australian Indigenous Health Bulletin, 15 (3). pp. 1-9.

Warsini, Sri, Buttner, Petra, Mills, Jane, West, Caryn, and Usher, Kim (2015) Post-traumatic stress disorder among survivors two years after the 2010 Mount Merapi volcano eruption: a survey study. Nursing and Health Sciences, 17 (2). pp. 173-180.

Warsini, S., Buttner, P., Mills, J., West, C., and Usher, K. (2015) Psychometric evaluation of the Indonesian version of the Impact of Event Scale Revised. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 22 (4). pp. 251-259.

Woods, Cindy E., Usher, Kim, and Maguire, Graeme Paul (2015) Obstructive sleep apnoea in adult indigenous populations in high-income countries: an integrative review. Sleep and Breathing, 19 (1). pp. 45-53.

West, C., Woods, C., Casella, Evan, and Usher, K. (2015) Disaster Preparedness: community preparedness & impact: 2013–2014 tropical cyclone season. Report. James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia.

Saunders, Vicki, Sherwood, Juanita, and Usher, Kim (2015) If you knew the end of the story, would you still want to hear it?: the importance of narrative time for mental health care. Qualitative Report, 20 (10). pp. 1594-1608.

Usher, Kim, Redman-Maclaren, Michelle L., Mills, Jane, West, Caryn, Casella, Evan, Hapsari, Elsi D., Bonita, Sheila, Rosaldo, Rommel, Liswar, Amelia K., and Zang, Yuli (Amy) (2015) Strengthening and preparing: enhancing nursing research for disaster management. Nurse Education in Practice, 15 (1). pp. 68-74.

Usher, Kim, Mills, Jane, West, Caryn, Casella, Evan, Dorji, Passang, Guo, Aimin, Koy, Virya, Pego, George, Phanpaseuth, Souksavanh, Phouthavong, Olaphim, Sayami, Jamuna, Lak, Muy Seang, Sio, Alison, Ullah, Mohammad Mofiz, Sheng, Yu, Zang, Yuli, Buettner, Petra, and Woods, Cindy (2015) Cross-sectional survey of the disaster preparedness of nurses across the Asia–Pacific region. Nursing and Health Sciences, 17 (4). pp. 434-443.

Nurjannah, I., Mills, J., Park, T., and Usher, K. (2015) Human rights of the mentally ill in Indonesia. International Nursing Review, 62 (2). pp. 153-161.

West, C., Usher, K., and Clough, A. (2015) Lockhart River injury surveillance report: injuries & alcohol management plans 2006-2011. Report. James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

Woods, Cindy, Usher, Kim, McPherson, Karen, Tikoft, Erik, and Maguire, Graeme (2015) Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in regional and remote Indigenous Australians. In: Posters from the Annual Summit on Sleep Disorders and Medicine. From: Sleep Medicine 2015: Annual Summit on Sleep Disorders and Medicine, 10-12 August 2015, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Usher, Kim, Woods, Cindy, and West, Caryn (2015) Who cares for mental health nurses after disasters? The Hive, 8 (Summer 2014/2015). pp. 22-23.

Robertson, Jan, Stevenson, Leah, Usher, Kim, Devine, Sue, and Clough, Alan (2015) A review of trends in indigenous Australian tobacco research (from 2004 to 2013), its associated outputs and evidence of research translation. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 17 (8). pp. 1039-1048.

Warsini, Sri, Buettner, Petra, Mills, Jane, West, Caryn, and Usher, Kim (2014) The psychosocial impact of the environmental damage caused by the Mt Merapi eruption on survivors in Indonesia. EcoHealth, 11 (4). pp. 491-501.

Gau, Yueh-Mei, Buettner, Petra, Usher, Kim, and Stewart, Lee (2014) Development and validation of an instrument to measure the burden experienced by community health volunteers. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 23 (19-20). pp. 2740-2747.

Usher, Kim, Woods, Cindy, Casella, Evan, Glass, Nel, Wilson, Rhonda, Mayner, Lidia, Jackson, Debra, Brown, Janie, Duffy, Elaine, Mather, Carey, Cummings, Elizabeth, and Irwin, Pauletta (2014) Australian health professions student use of social media. Collegian, 21 (2). pp. 95-101.

Casella, Evan, Mills, Jane, and Usher, Kim (2014) Social media and nursing practice: changing the balance between the social and technical aspects of work. Collegian, 21 (2). pp. 121-126.

Nurjannah, Intansari, Mills, Jane, Usher, Kim, and Park, Tanya (2014) Discharge planning in mental health care: an integrative review of the literature. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 23 (9-10). pp. 1175-1185.

Chao, Ying-Hua, Usher, Kim, Buettner, Petra G., and Holmes, Colin (2014) Cluster randomised controlled trial: an educational self-care intervention for older Taiwanese people with type 2 diabetes mellitus - the impact on blood glucose levels and diabetic complications. Collegian, 21 (1). pp. 43-51.

Warsini, Sri, Mills, Jane, and Usher, Kim (2014) Solastalgia: living with the environmental damage caused by natural disasters. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 29 (1). pp. 87-90.

Woods, Cindy, West, Caryn, Buettner, Petra, and Usher, Kim (2014) "Out of our control": living through cyclone Yasi. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being, 9. pp. 1-11.

West, Roianne, Usher, Kim, Foster, Kim, and Stewart, Lee (2014) Academic staff perceptions of factors underlying program completion by Australian Indigenous nursing students. Qualitative Report, 19 (Article 24). pp. 1-19.

Mills, Jane, West, Caryn, Langtree, Tanya, Usher, Kim, Henry, Renee, Chamberlain-Salaun, Jennifer, and Mason, Matt (2014) 'Putting it together': unfolding case studies and high-fidelity simulation in the first-year of an undergraduate nursing curriculum. Nurse Education in Practice, 14 (1). pp. 12-17.

Glass, Beverley D., Thompson, Mark, Grasso, Joseph, and Usher, Kim (2014) Antidepressant and anxiolytic medication use pre and post cyclone Yasi in North Queensland. In: Abstracts from the Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association Conference. From: APSA 2014: Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association Conference, 5-7 December 2014, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

Nurjannah, Intansari, Mills, Jane, Park, Tanya, and Usher, Kim (2014) Conducting a grounded theory study in a language other than English: procedures for ensuring the integrity of translation. In: Abstracts from the 10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, p. 323. From: QI2014: 10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, 21-24 May 2014, Champaign, IL, USA.

Usher, Kim, Mills, Jane, and West, Roianne (2014) Diversity in the context of multicultural communities: implications for nursing and midwifery practice. In: Daly, John, Speedy, Sandra, and Jackson, Debra, (eds.) Contexts of Nursing: an introduction. Elsevier, Chatswood, NSW, Australia, pp. 339-353.

Usher, Kim, Woods, Cindy, and West, Caryn (2014) Mental health worker roles post-disaster: an integrative review. Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management, 6 (1). pp. 39-53.

Usher, Kim, and Holmes, Colin (2014) Reflective practice: what, why and how. In: Daly, John, Speedy, Sandra, and Jackson, Debra, (eds.) Contexts of Nursing: an introduction. Elsevier, Chatswood, NSW, Australia, pp. 117-135.

Daly, John, Elliott, Doug, Chang, Esther, and Usher, Kim (2014) Research in nursing: concepts and processes. In: Daly, John, Speedy, Sandra, and Jackson, Debra, (eds.) Contexts of Nursing: an introduction. Elsevier, Chatswood, NSW, Australia, pp. 137-156.

Woods, Cindy E., Usher, Kim J., Jersmann, Hubertus, and Maguire, Graeme Paul (2014) Sleep disordered breathing and polysomnography in Australia: trends in provision from 2005 to 2012 and the impact of home-based diagnosis. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10 (7).

Warsini, Sri, Buttner, Petra, Mills, Jane, West, Caryn, and Usher, Kim (2014) Translation, cultural adaptation, and psychometric testing of the environmental distress scale with Indonesian survivors of a volcanic eruption. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 8 (3). pp. 229-238.

Usher, Kim, Park, Tanya, Trueman, Scott, Redman-MacLaren, Michelle, Casella, Evan, and Woods, Cindy (2014) An educational program for mental health nurses and community health workers from Pacific Island countries: results from a pilot study. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 35 (5). pp. 337-343.

Longbottom, Marlene, Worner, Fay, Fredericks, Bronwyn, Sherwood, Juanita, Bolt, Reuben, Speare, Rick, Usher, Kim, Buettner, Petra, Tsey, Komla, and Judd, Jenni (2014) Culture makes you stronger: Aboriginal women's voices from the South Coast of NSW. In: Presentations from the 2014 AIATSIS National Indigenous Studies Conference. From: 2014 AIATSIS National Indigenous Studies Conference: breaking barriers in Indigenous research and thinking: 50 years on, 26-28 March 2014, Canberra, ACT, Australia. (Unpublished)

Smith, J., Usher, K., Alcock, G., and Buttner, P. (2013) Concordance of temperature measurements in the preterm and term neonate using three thermometers. Journal of Neonatal Nursing, 19 (6). pp. 309-316.

Taylor, Sean Matthew, Usher, Kim, and McDermott, Robyn (2013) Diabetes in Torres Strait Islanders: challenges and opportunities for remote area nurses. Contemporary Nurse, 46 (1). pp. 46-53.

Usher, K., Park, T., and Foster, K. (2013) The experience of weight gain as a result of taking second-generation antipsychotic medications: the mental health consumer perspective. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 20 (9). pp. 801-806.

Usher, Kim, West, Caryn, MacManus, Mary, Waqa, Silina, Stewart, Lee, Henry, Renee, Lindsay, David, Conaglen, Jo, Hall, Julianne, McAuliffe, Marie, and Redman-MacLaren, Michelle (2013) Motivations to nurse: an exploration of what motivates students in Pacific Island countries to enter nursing. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 19 (5). pp. 447-454.

Warsini, Sri, Usher, Kim, Buttner, Petra, Mills, Jane, and West, Caryn (2013) The psychosocial impact of the environmental damage caused by the Mt Merapi eruption on survivors in Indonesia. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22 (S1). p. 35.

Smith, Jacqueline, Usher, Kim, Alcock, Gary, and Buettner, Petra (2013) Application of plastic wrap to improve temperatures in infants born less than 30 weeks gestation: a randomized controlled trial. Neonatal Network, 32 (4). pp. 235-245.

Chamberlain-Salaun, Jennifer, Mills, Jane, and Usher, Kim (2013) Linking symbolic interactionism and grounded theory methods in a research design: from Corbin and Strauss' assumptions to action. SAGE Open, 3 (3). pp. 1-10.

Usher, Kim, Park, Tanya, Foster, Kim, and Buttner, Petra (2013) A randomized controlled trial undertaken to test a nurse-led weight management and exercise intervention designed for people with serious mental illness who take second generation antipsychotics. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69 (7). pp. 1539-1548.

Chamberlain-Salaun, Jennifer, Mills, Jane, and Usher, Kim (2013) Terminology used to describe health care teams: an integrative review of the literature. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 6. pp. 65-74.

West, Caryn, Stewart, Lee, Foster, Kim, and Usher, Kim (2013) Accidental insider: living the PhD study. Collegian, 20 (1). pp. 61-65.

Gau, Yueh-Mei, Usher, Kim, Stewart, Lee, and Buettner, Petra (2013) Burden experienced by community health volunteers in Taiwan: a qualitative study. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 19 (1). pp. 74-80.

Smith, J., and Usher, K. (2013) Exsanguination, saved in a timely manner by the plastic wrap: a case review. Journal of Neonatal Nursing, 19 (1). pp. 3-9.

Smith, Jacqueline, Alcock, Gary, and Usher, Kim (2013) Temperature measurement in the preterm and term neonate: a review of the literature. Neonatal Network, 32 (1). pp. 16-25.

Gau, Yueh-Mei, Buettner, Petra, Usher, Kim, and Stewart, Lee (2013) Burden experienced by community health volunteers in Taiwan: a survey. BMC Public Health, 13 (1). pp. 1-8.

Woods, Cindy, Usher, Kim, Maguire, Graeme, Tikoft, Erik, and McPherson, Karen (2013) Diagnosis and management of obstructive sleep apnoea in Indigenous people in Central and Northern Australia. Annals of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine, 14 (1). p. 15.

Usher, Kim, Buttner, Petra, Mills, Jane, Woods, Cindy, and West, Caryn (2013) Evidence of psychosocial distress after cyclone yasi in North Queensland: strategies to ensure community involvement and feedback. In: International Journal of Mental Health Nursing (22), p. 34. From: 39th International Mental Health Nursing Conference: collaboration and partnership in mental health nursing, 22-24 October 2013, Perth, WA, Australia.

Woods, Cindy, Usher, Kim, Mills, Jane, West, Caryn, and Park, Tanya (2013) Final year student nurses' readiness for practice. Annals of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine, 14 (1). p. 16.

Usher, Kim, Buettner, Petra, West, Caryn, Millis, Jane, Woods, Cindy, Mason, Matt, Boon, Helen, and Chamberlain-Salaun, Jennifer (2013) Preparedness for and impact of tropical Cyclone Yasi in North Queensland, Australia. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 28 (3). pp. 272-278.

Usher, Kim, West, Caryn, Woods, Cindy, Chamberlain-Salaun, Jennifer, and Grasso, Joe (2013) Psychotropic drug prescription and usage after cyclone yasi in North Queensland, Australia: an indication of psychosocial distress in the community and evidence for further resource applications. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22 (S1). p. 34.

Geia, Lynore K., Hayes, Barbara, and Usher, Kim (2013) Yarning/Aboriginal storytelling: towards an understanding of an Indigenous perspective and its implications for research practice. Contemporary Nurse, 46 (1). pp. 13-17.

Yates, Karen, Kelly, Jenny, Lindsay, David, and Usher, Kim (2013) The experience of rural midwives in dual roles as nurse and midwife: "I'd prefer midwifery but I chose to live here". Women and Birth, 26 (1). pp. 60-64.

Mills, Jane, Woods, Cindy, Yates, Karen, Usher, Kim, McBride, John, and Goodman, Donna (2013) The process of evacuating a regional hospital prior to a ending natural disaster. In: Abstracts from the 12th National Rural Health Conference, p. 216. From: 12th National Rural Health Conference, 7-10 April 2013, Adelaide, SA, Australia.

Usher, Kim, and Foster, Kim (2012) Psychopharmacology. In: Elder, Ruth, Evans, Katie, and Nizette, Debra, (eds.) Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. Elsevier, Sydney, NSW, pp. 504-521.

Usher, Kim, and Foster, Kim (2012) Working with consumers. In: Elder, Ruth, Evans, Katie, and Nizette, Debra, (eds.) Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. Elsevier, Sydney, NSW, pp. 453-472.

West, Caryn, Usher, Kim, and Delaney, Lori J. (2012) Unfolding case studies in pre-registration nursing education: lessons learned. Nurse Education Today, 32 (5). pp. 576-580.

West, Caryn, Stewart, Lee, Foster, Kim, and Usher, Kim (2012) The meaning of resilience to persons living with chronic pain: an interpretive qualitative inquiry. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21 (9-10). pp. 1284-1292.

West, Caryn, Usher, Kim, Foster, Kim, and Stewart, Lee (2012) Chronic pain and the family: the experience of the partners of people living with chronic pain. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21 (23-24). pp. 3352-3360.

Usher, Kim, and Mills, Jane (2012) Introduction to Nursing and Midwifery Research. In: Borbasi, Sally, and Jackson, Debra, (eds.) Navigating the Maze of Research: enhancing nursing and midwifery practice. Mosby, Chatswood, NSW, pp. 3-26.

West, C., Buettner, P., Foster, K., and Usher, K. (2012) Psychometric testing of the Family Impact of Pain Scale using a sample of families in Australia. Nurse Researcher, 20 (2). pp. 6-12.

Usher, Kim, Brown, Lawrence H., Buettner, Petra, Glass, Beverley, Boon, Helen, West, Caryn, Grasso, Joseph, Chamberlain-Salaun, Jennifer, and Woods, Cindy (2012) Rate of prescription of antidepressant and anxiolytic drugs after Cyclone Yasi in North Queensland. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 27 (6). pp. 519-523.

Stewart, Lee, Holmes, Colin, and Usher, Kim (2012) Reclaiming caring in nursing leadership: a deconstruction of leadership using a Habermasian lens. Collegian, 19 (4). pp. 223-229.

Usher, Kim, Foster, Kim, and Stewart, Lee (2012) Reflective practice for the graduate. In: Chang, Esther, and Daly, John, (eds.) Transitions in Nursing: preparing for professional practice. Preparing for professional practice . Elsevier, Chatswood, NSW, Australia, pp. 289-304.

West, Caryn, Buettner, Petra, Stewart, Lee, Foster, Kim, and Usher, Kim (2012) Resilience in families with a member with chronic pain: a mixed methods study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21 (23-24). pp. 3532-3545.

Oman, Kimberly, Rodgers, Elizabeth, Usher, Kim, and Moulds, Robert (2012) Scaling up specialist training in developing countries: lessons learned from the first 12 years of regional postgraduate training in Fiji – a case study. Human Resources for Health, 10 (48). pp. 1-10.

West, Roianne, Stewart, Lee, Foster, Kim, and Usher, Kim (2012) Through a critical lens: indigenist research and the Dadirri method. Qualitative Health Research, 22 (11). pp. 1582-1590.

Robertson, Jan, Conigrave, Katherine M, Ivers, Rowena, Usher, Kim, and Clough, Alan R (2012) Translation of tobacco policy into practice in disadvantaged and marginalized subpopulations: a study of challenges and opportunities in remote Australian Indigenous communities. Health Research Policy and Systems, 10. p. 23.

Woods, C., Usher, K., Buettner, P., West, C., Mills, J., Boon, H., Chamberlain-Salaun, J., and Mason, M. (2012) Tropical Cyclone Yasi: preparedness, loss and distress. Report. James Cook University, Cairns, Qld. Australia.

Boon, Helen, Brown, Lawrence, Clark, Brenton, Pagliano, Paul, Tsey, Komla, and Usher, Kim (2011) Schools, climate change and health promotion: a vital alliance. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 22 (Special Issue). S68-S71.

Park, Tanya, Usher, Kim, and Foster, Kim (2011) Description of a healthy lifestyle intervention for people with serious mental illness taking second-generation antipsychotics. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20 (6). pp. 428-437.

Woods, Cindy E., Goodman, Donna, Mills, Jane, Usher, Kim, and McBride, William J.H. (2011) Weather to evacuate? Medical Journal of Australia, 195 (11/12). pp. 712-713.

Tollefson, Joanne, Usher, Kim, and Foster, Kim (2011) Relationships in pain: the experience of relationships to people living with chronic pain in rural areas. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 17 (5). pp. 478-485.

Boon, Helen J., Brown, Lawrence H., Tsey, Komla, Speare, Richard, Pagliano, Paul, Usher, Kim, and Clark, Brenton (2011) School disaster planning for children with disabilities: a critical review of the literature. International journal of Special Education , 26 (3). pp. 223-237.

Yates, Karen, Usher, Kim, and Kelly, Jenny (2011) The dual role of rural midwives: the potential for role conflict and the impact on retention. Collegian, 18 (3). pp. 107-113.

Geia, Lynore K., Hayes, Barbara, and Usher, Kim (2011) A strengths based approach to Australian Aboriginal childrearing practices is the answer to better outcomes in Aboriginal family and child health. Collegian, 18 (3). pp. 99-100.

Moxham, Lorna, McCann, Terence, Usher, Kim, Farrell, Gerry, and Crookes, Patrick (2011) Mental health nursing education in preregistration nursing curricula: a national report. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20 (4). pp. 232-236.

Trueman, Scott W.T., Mills, Jane, and Usher, Kim (2011) Racism in contemporary Australian nursing. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 35 (5). pp. 19-22.

Blacklaws, Helen, Gardner, Anne, and Usher, Kim (2011) Irritability: an underappreciated side effect of interferon treatment for chronic hepatitis C? Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20 (9-10). pp. 1215-1224.

West, Caryn, Usher, Kim, and Foster, Kim (2011) Family resilience: towards a new model of chronic pain management. Collegian, 18 (1). pp. 3-10.

Smyth, Wendy, Toombes, Janelle, and Usher, Kim (2011) Children's postoperative pro re nata (PRN) analgesia: nurses' administration practices. Contemporary Nurse, 37 (2). pp. 160-172.

Usher, Kim, and Mayner, Lidia (2011) Disaster nursing: a descriptive survey of Australian undergraduate nursing curricula. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, 14 (2). pp. 75-80.

Usher, Kim, and West, Roianne (2011) Epilogue. Contemporary Nurse, 37 (1). pp. 107-108.

Usher, Kim, and Griggs, M (2011) Responding to traumatic events. Australian Nursing Journal, 18 (9). pp. 32-35.

Park, T., Usher, K., and Foster, K. (2011) Results of a randomised control trial to test the effectiveness of a nurse led intervention on weight gain for people with serious mental illness. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 20 (Supplement S1). p. 16.

West, Roianne, and Usher, Kim (2011) The mental health of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. In: Edward, Karen-leigh, Munro, Ian, Robins, Alan, and Welch, Anthony, (eds.) Mental Health Nursing: dimensions of praxis. Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp. 397-408.

Usher, Kim, and Best, Odette (2010) Closing the gap: nurses and midwives making a difference. Contemporary Nurse, 37 (1). pp. 3-4.

West, Roianne, West, Leeona, West, Karen, and Usher, Kim (2010) Tjirtamai - 'To Care For': a nursing education model designed to increase the number of Aboriginal nurses in a rural and remote Queensland community. Contemporary Nurse, 37 (1). pp. 39-48.

Stewart, Lee, and Usher, Kim (2010) The impact of nursing leadership on patient safety in a developing country. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19 (21-22). pp. 3152-3160.

Usher, K., Baker, J.A., and Holmes, C.A. (2010) Understanding clinical decision making for PRN medication in mental health inpatient facilities. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 17 (6). pp. 558-564.

McCann, Terence V., Moxham, Lorna, Farrell, Gerald, Usher, Kim, and Crookes, Patrick (2010) Mental health content of Australian pre-registration nursing curricula: summary report and critical commentary. Nurse Education Today, 30 (5). pp. 393-397.

Usher, Kim (2010) Are we ready? Preparing nurses to respond to disasters and emerging infectious diseases. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19 (11-12). pp. 1483-1484.

Sando, Jennifer J., Usher, Kim, and Buettner, Petra (2010) 'To swim or not to swim': the impact of jellyfish stings causing Irukandji syndrome in tropical Queensland. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19 (1-2). pp. 109-117.

Saunders, Vicki, West, Roianne, and Usher, Kim (2010) Applying indigenist research methodologies in health research: experiences in the borderlands. Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 39 (Supplement). pp. 1-7.

Mayner, Lidia, Arbon, Paul, and Usher, Kim (2010) Emergency department patient presentations during the 2009 heatwaves in Adelaide. Collegian, 17 (4). pp. 175-182.

West, Roianne, Usher, Kim, and Foster, Kim (2010) Increased numbers of Australian Indigenous nurses would make a significant contribution to 'closing the gap' in Indigenous health: what is getting in the way? Contemporary Nurse, 36 (1-2). pp. 121-130.

Usher, Kim (2010) Indigenous higher degree research students making a difference to the Indigenous health agenda. Contemporary Nurse, 37 (1). pp. 102-106.

Usher, Kim, Gardner, Anne, Buttner, Petra, Woolley, Torres, Sando, Jenny, White, Kate, and West, Caryn (2009) The H1N1 influenza 09 and its potential impact on the Australian nursing workforce. Collegian, 16 (4). pp. 169-170.

McCann, Terence V., Moxham, Lorna, Usher, Kim J, Crookes, Patrick A., and Farrell, Gerald (2009) Mental health content of comprehensive pre-registration nursing curricula in Australia. Journal of Research in Nursing, 14 (6). pp. 519-530.

Usher, Kim, Foster, Kim, and Bullock, Shane (2009) Psychopharmacology for Health Professionals. Elsevier, Chatswood, NSW, Australia.

Oman, Kimberly M., Moulds, Robert, and Usher, Kim (2009) Professional satisfaction and dissatisfaction among Fiji specialist trainees: what are the implications for preventing migration? Qualitative Health Research, 19 (9). pp. 1246-1258.

Luck, Lauretta, Jackson, Debra, and Usher, Kim (2009) Conveying caring: nurse attributes to avert violence in the ED. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 15 (3). pp. 205-212.

Foster, Kim, Usher, Kim , Gadai, Sainimere, and Taukei, Rusieli (2009) There is no health without mental health: implementing the first mental health nursing postgraduate program in Fiji. Contemporary Nurse, 32 (1). pp. 179-186.

Usher, Kim, Baker, John A., Holmes, Colin, and Stocks, Belinda (2009) Clinical decision-making for 'as needed' medications in mental health care. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65 (5). pp. 981-991.

Oman, Kimberly M., Usher, Kim, and Moulds, Rob (2009) Lack of coordination between health policy and medical education: a contributing factor to the resignation of specialist trainees in Fiji? New Zealand Medical Journal, 122 (1291). pp. 28-38.

Oman, Kimberly M., Moulds, Robert, and Usher, Kim (2009) Specialist training in Fiji: why do graduates migrate, and why do they remain? A qualitative study. Human Resources for Health, 7 (9). pp. 1-10.

Sando, Jennifer J., and Usher, Kim (2009) Case review: a 28-year-old Korean man with Irukandji syndrome. International Emergency Nursing, 17 (1). pp. 72-76.

Park, T., Usher, K., Foster, K., and Buettner, P. (2009) Caring for physical health: developing a nurse-led healthy lifestyle program for people with schizophrenia. In: Proceedings from the Australian College of Mental Health Nursing 35th International Conference (18), p. 19. From: 35th International Mental Health Nursing Conference, 29 September to 2 October 2009, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Stewart, Lee, Taukei, Rusieli, and Usher, Kim (2009) Planning human resources. In: Jirojwong, Sansnee, and Liamputtong, Pranee, (eds.) Population Health, Communities and Health Promotion. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, VIC, Australia, pp. 159-172.

Baldwin, Adele E., and Usher, Kim (2008) Going the distance - experiences of women with gynaecological cancer residing in rural remote north Queensland. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 14 (4). pp. 322-328.

Foster, Kim, Usher, Kim, Luck, Lauretta, Harvey, Nikki, and Lindsay, David (2008) Learning from experience: an evaluation of an external nursing course in regional Australia. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 45 (2). pp. 155-167.

Luck, Lauretta, Jackson, Debra, and Usher, Kim (2008) Innocent or culpable? Meanings that emergency department nurses ascribe to individual acts of violence. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17 (8). pp. 1071-1078.

Foster, Kim, Usher, Kim, Baker, John A., Gadai, Sainimere, and Ali, Samsun (2008) Mental health workers' attitudes toward mental illness in Fiji. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 25 (3). pp. 72-79.

Usher, Kim , and Fitzgerald, Mary (2008) Introduction to nursing research. In: Borbasi, Sally, Jackson, Debra, and Langford, Rae W., (eds.) Navigating the Maze of Nursing Research: an interactive learning adventure. Elsevier, Marrickville, NSW, Australia, pp. 3-28.

Oman, Kimberly, Moulds, Robert, and Usher, Kim (2008) Postgraduate specialist training at the Fiji School of Medicine: what do the students think? Fiji Medical Journal, 27 (2). pp. 5-17.

Usher, Kim, Foster, Kim, and Stewart, Lee (2008) Reflective practice for the graduate nurse. In: Chang, Esther, and Daly, John, (eds.) Transitions in Nursing: preparing for professional practice. Elsevier, Marrickville, NSW, Australia, pp. 275-289.

Usher, Kim, Jackson, Debra, and O'Brien, Louise (2007) Shattered dreams: parental experiences of adolescent substance abuse. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 16 (6). pp. 422-430.

Stewart, Lee, and Usher, Kim (2007) Carspecken's critical approach as a way to explore nursing leadership issues. Qualitative Health Research, 17 (7). pp. 994-999.

Luck, Lauretta, Jackson, Debra, and Usher, Kim (2007) STAMP: components of observable behaviour that indicate potential for patient violence in emergency departments. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 59 (1). pp. 11-19.

Jackson, Debra, Usher, Kim, and O'Brien, Louise (2007) Fractured families: parental perspectives of the effects of adolescent drug abuse on family life. Contemporary Nurse, 23 (2). pp. 321-330.

Usher, K., Foster, K., and Park, T. (2006) The metabolic syndrome and schizophrenia: the latest evidence and nursing guidelines for management. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 13 (6). pp. 730-734.

Goold, Sally S., and Usher, Kim (2006) Meeting the health needs of Indigenous people: how is nursing education meeting the challenge? Contemporary Nurse, 22 (2). pp. 288-295.

Luck, Lauretta, Jackson, Debra, and Usher, Kim (2006) Case study: a bridge across the paradigms. Nursing Inquiry, 13 (2). pp. 103-109.

Tollefson, Joanne, and Usher, Kim (2006) Chronic pain in the rural arena. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 14 (3). pp. 134-135.

Luck, Lauretta, Jackson, Debra, and Usher, Kim (2006) Survival of the fittest, or socially constructed phenomena? Theoretical understandings of aggression and violence towards nurses. Contemporary Nurse, 21 (2). pp. 251-263.

Usher, Kim (2006) Nursing education in 2006. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 53 (3). pp. 261-262.

Usher, Kim, and Foster, Kim (2006) The use of psychotropic medications with breastfeeding women: applying the available evidence. Contemporary Nurse, 21 (1). pp. 94-102.

Hardcastle, Mary-ann, Usher, Kim, and Holmes, Colin (2006) Carspecken's five-stage critical qualitative research method: an application to nursing research. Qualitative Health Research, 16 (1). pp. 151-161.

Stewart, Lee, Usher, Kim, Nadakuitavuki, Rigieta, and Tollefson, Joanne (2006) Developing the future nurse leaders of Fiji. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 23 (4). pp. 47-51.

Stewart, Lee, Hanson, Jacheline, and Usher, Kim (2006) Evidence-based management in clinical governance. Collegian, 13 (4). pp. 12-15.

Usher, K., Foster, K., and McNamara, P. (2005) Antipsychotic drugs and pregnant or breast feeding women: the issues for mental health nurses. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 12 (6). pp. 713-718.

Usher, Kim, Jackson, Debra, and O'Brien, Louise (2005) Adolescent drug abuse: helping families survive. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 14 (3). pp. 209-214.

Usher, Kim, Lindsay, David, Miller, Maria, and Miller, Adrian (2005) Challenges faced by Indigenous nursing students and strategies that aided their progress in the course: a descriptive study. Contemporary Nurse, 19 (1-2). pp. 17-31.

Usher, Kim, Miller, Maria, Turale, Sue T, and Goold, Sally (2005) Meeting the challenges of recruitment and retention of Indigenous people into nursing: the outcomes of the indigenous nurse education working group. Collegian, 12 (3). pp. 27-31.

Usher, Kim J, Luck, Lauretta D, and Foster, Kim N (2005) Psychopharmacology. In: Elder, R., Evans, K., and Nizette, D., (eds.) Psychiatric and mental health nursing. Elsevier Australia, Marrickville, Australia, pp. 404-418.

Usher, Kim, Lindsay, David, and Mackay, Wendy (2005) An innovative nurse education program in the Torres Strait Islands. Nurse education today, 25 (6). pp. 437-441.

Hardcastle, Mary-Ann R., Usher, Kim J., and Holmes, Colin A. (2005) An overview of structuration theory and its usefulness for nursing research. Nursing philosophy, 6 (4). pp. 223-234.

Usher, Kim J, Luck, Lauretta D, and Foster, Kim N (2005) The patient as person. In: Elder, R., Evans, K., and Nizette, D., (eds.) Psychiatric and mental health nursing. Elsevier Australia, Marrickville, Australia, pp. 359-378.

Usher, Kim J, Nadakuitavuki, Rigieta, Rabuka, Iloi, Tollefson, Joanne M, and Luck, Lauretta D (2004) Nursing and the development of nursing education in Fiji. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 21 (3). pp. 28-31.

Usher, Kim, and Luck, Lauretta (2004) Psychotropic PRN: A model for best practice management of acute psychotic behavioural disturbance in inpatient psychiatric settings. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 13 (1). pp. 18-21.

Usher, Kim J, and Lindsay, David (2003) The nurse practitioner role in Fiji: Results of an impact study. Contemporary Nurse, 16 (1-2). pp. 83-91.

Usher, Kim , Holmes, Colin , Lindsay, David, and Luck, Lauretta (2003) PRN psychotropic medications: The need for nursing research. Contemporary Nurse, 14 (3). pp. 248-257.

Tollefson, Joanne , Usher, Kim , Croker, Felicity , and Morrissey, Joe (2003) Creating and delivering an External Bachelor of Nursing Science course. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 40 (1). pp. 51-60.

Croker, Felicity, O'Connor, Teresa, Usher, Kim, Harvey, Nichole, Wilson, Christine, and Sellen, Judith (2002) Exploring the development of an appropriate women's health service for Mt Isa City: report to the Queensland Nursing Council Research Committee. Report. James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

Usher, Kim J, Lindsay, David, and Sellen, Judith (2001) Mental health nurses' PRN psychotropic medication administration practices. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 8 (5). pp. 383-390.

Usher, Kim , Tollefson, Joanne , and Francis, Dawn (2001) Moving from technical to critical reflection in journalling. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 19 (1). pp. 15-19.

Usher, Kim J (2001) Taking neuroleptic medications as the treatment for schizophrenia: A phenomenological study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 10 (3). pp. 145-155.

Biedermann, Narelle, Usher, Kim J, Williams, Ann, and Hayes, Barbara A (2001) The wartime experience of Australian Army nurses in Vietnam, 1967-1971. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 35 (4). pp. 543-549.

Tollefson, Joanne M, Usher, Kim J, Francis, Dawn, and Owens, Jan (2001) What you ask is what you get: Learning from interviewing in qualitative research. Contemporary Nurse, 10 (3). pp. 258-264.

Usher, Kim J, and Monkley, Denise (2001) Effective communication in an intensive care setting: nurses' stories. Contemporary Nurse, 10 (1-2). pp. 91-101.

Biedermann, Narelle, Hayes, Barbara A, Usher, Kim J, and Williams, Ann (2000) Testis unis, testis nullas: one witness is no witness. Criticisms of the use of oral history in nursing research. Contemporary Nurse, 9 (3-4). pp. 220-227.

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