Publications by: Melanie Birks

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Ralph, Nicholas, Birks, Melanie, Cant, Robyn, Chun Tie, Ylona, and Hillman, Elspeth (2017) How should science be taught to nurses? Preferences of registered nurses and science teaching academics. Collegian. (In Press)

Birks, Melanie, Budden, Lea, Biedermann, Narelle, Park, Tanya, and Chapman, Ysanne (2017) A 'rite of passage?': bullying experiences of nursing students in Australia. Collegian. (In Press)

Birks, Melanie, Hartin, Peter, Woods, Cindy, Emmanuel, Elizabeth, and Hitchins, Marnie (2016) Students' perceptions of the use of eportfolios in nursing and midwifery education. Nurse Education in Practice, 18. pp. 46-51.

Baldwin, Adele, Mills, Jane, Birks, Melanie, and Budden, Lea (2016) Reconciling professional identity: a grounded theory study of nurse academics' role modelling. In: [Presented at the Sixth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference]. From: Sixth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference, 2-4 March 2016, Hong Kong.

Budden, Lea M., Birks, Melanie, Cant, Robyn, Bagley, Tracy, and Park, Tanya (2016) Australian nursing students' experience of bullying and/or harassment during clinical placement. Collegian. (In Press)

Kelly, Jenny, and Birks, Melanie (2016) 'It's the simple things you do first that start the process of help': undergraduate nursing and midwifery students' experiences of the Mental Health First Aid Course. Collegian. (In Press)

Ralph, Nicholas, Birks, Melanie, Cross, Wendy, and Chapman, Ysanne (2016) "Settling for less": designing undergraduate nursing curricula in the context of national accreditation. Collegian. pp. 1-8. (In Press)

Edwards, Susan, Birks, Melanie, Chapman, Ysanne, and Yates, Karen (2016) Miscarriage in Australia: the geographical inequity of healthcare services. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, 19 (2). pp. 106-111.

Birks, Melanie, Davis, Jenny, Smithson, John, and Cant, Robyn (2016) Registered nurse scope of practice in Australia: an integrative review of the literature. Contemporary Nurse, 52 (5). pp. 522-543.

Birks, Melanie, Bodak, Marie, Barlas, Joanna, Harwood, June, and Pether, Mary (2016) Robotic seals as therapeutic tools in an aged care facility: a qualitative study. Journal of Aging, 2016. pp. 1-7.

Birks, Melanie, Chapman, Ysanne B., and Davis, Jenny (2015) Professional and Therapeutic Communication. Oxford University Press, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

Davis, Jenny, Birks, Melanie, and Chapman, Ysanne B. (2015) Inclusive Practice for Health Professionals. Oxford University Press, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

Yates, Karen, Birks, Melanie, Woods, Cindy, and Hitchins, Marnie (2015) #Learning: the use of back channel technology in multi-campus nursing education. Nurse Education Today, 35 (9). e65-e69.

Birks, Melanie, Smithson, John, Wickett, Di, and Holmes, David (2015) Mapping nursing pathways: a diverse modified Delphi approach. SAGE Open, 5 (3). pp. 1-12.

Hartin, Peter, Birks, Melanie, and Bodak, Marie (2015) Students' perceptions of the use of debates in nursing courses. In: Assessment for Learning in Higher Education 2015. From: Internation Conference Assessment for Learning in Higher Education 2015, 13-15 May 2015, Hong Kong.

Ralph, Nicholas, Birks, Melanie, and Chapman, Ysanne (2015) The accreditation of nursing education in Australia. Collegian, 22 (1). pp. 3-7.

Birks, Melanie, and Mills, Jane (2015) Grounded Theory: a practical guide. Sage Publications, London, UK.

Buchan, Janet, Wicking, Kristin, Smithson, John, and Birks, Melanie (2015) At the COAL FACE: a guide to active learning in multi-campus, multi-modal and distributed learning environments. James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

Smithson, John, Birks, Melanie, Harrison, Glenn, Nair, Chenicheri Sid, and Hitchins, Marnie (2015) Benchmarking for the effective use of student evaluation data. Quality Assurance in Education, 23 (1). pp. 20-29.

Birks, Melanie, Ralph, Nicholas, Cant, Robyn, Hillman, Elspeth, and Chun Tie, Ylona (2015) Teaching science content in nursing programs in Australia: a cross sectional survey of academics. BMC Nursing, 14 (24). pp. 1-9.

Ralph, Nicholas, Birks, Melanie, and Chapman, Ysanne (2015) The methodological dynamism of grounded theory. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 14 (4). pp. 1-6.

Ralph, Nicholas, Birks, Melanie, and Chapman, Ysanne (2014) Contextual positioning: using documents as extant data in grounded theory research. SAGE Open, 4 (3). pp. 1-7.

Chapman, Ysanne, Francis, Karen, and Birks, Melanie (2014) Understanding the community. In: Francis, Karen, Chapman, Ysanne, and Davis, Carmel, (eds.) Rural Nursing: the Australian context. Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia, pp. 34-45.

Birks, Melanie, Budden, Lea M., Stewart, Lee, and Chapman, Ysanne (2014) Turning the tables: the growth of upward bullying. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70 (8). pp. 1685-1687.

Smithson, John, Buchan, Janet, Birks, Melanie, Wicking, Kristin, McDonald, Helen, and Riddle, Matthew (2014) Coal face: preparing academics to teach in multi-campus and multi-mode courses to build communities of active learners who are flexible adaptive connected & engaged. In: Abstracts from the 37th HERDSA Annual Conference. From: HERSDA 2014: 37th Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference, 7-10 July 2014, Hong Kong.

Baldwin, Adele, Mills, Jane, Birks, Melanie, and Budden, Lea (2014) Role modeling in undergraduate nursing education: an integrative literature review. Nurse Education Today, 34 (6). e18-e26.

Birks, Melanie, Budden, Lea, Park, Tanya, Bagley, Tracy, and Simes, Tracey (2014) Management of student harassment/bullying during clinical placement using a 360 degree approach. In: AIPC Connect No2 Bullying Conference. From: No 2 Bullying Conference, 7-8 April 2014, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.

Birks, Melanie, Budden, Lea M., Park, Tanya, Simes, Tracey, and Bagley, Tracy (2014) Addressing bullying of student nurses on clinical placements: the ARRCA resolution model. In: Emerson, Tod S., (ed.) New Developments in Nursing Education Research: nursing issues, problems and challenges. Nursing: issues, problems and challenges . Nova, New York, NY, USA, pp. 61-75.

Birks, Melanie, Chapman, Ysanne, and Ralph, Nicholas (2014) Assisting the transition: establishment of a First Year Experience Coordinator role for nursing students. In: Emerson, Tod S., (ed.) New Developments in Nursing Education Research: nursing issues, problems and challenges. Nursing: issues, problems and challenges . Nova Publishers, New York, NY, USA, pp. 77-89.

Ralph, Nicholas, Birks, Melanie, Chapman, Ysanne, and Cross, Wendy (2014) Doing grounded theory: experiences from a study on designing undergraduate nursing curricula in Australia. In: Emerson, Tod S., (ed.) New Developments in Nursing Education Research: nursing issues, problems and challenges. Nursing: issues, problems and challenges . Nova, New York, NY, USA, pp. 41-59.

Mills, Jane, Birks, Melanie, and Francis, Karen (2014) Establishing a learning community to support research and scholarly training: a case study. Academic Leadership Journal in Student Research, 2.

Ralph, Nicholas, Birks, Melanie, Chapman, Ysanne, and Francis, Karen (2014) Future-proofing nursing education: an Australian perspective. SAGE Open, 4 (4). pp. 1-11.

Mills, Jane, Birks, Melanie, and Hoare, Karen (2014) Grounded theory. In: Mills, Jane, and Birks, Melanie, (eds.) Qualitative Methodology: a practical guide. Sage, London, United Kingdom, pp. 107-121.

Mills, Jane, and Birks, Melanie (2014) Introducing qualitative research. In: Mills, Jane, and Birks, Melanie, (eds.) Qualitative Methodology: a practical guide. Sage, London, United Kingdom, pp. 3-15.

Mills, Jane, and Birks, Melanie (2014) Proposing your research. In: Mills, Jane, and Birks, Melanie, (eds.) Qualitative Methodology: a practical guide. Sage, London, United Kingdom, pp. 201-220.

Mills, Jane, and Birks, Melanie (2014) Qualitative Methodologies: a practical guide. Sage, London, UK.

Birks, Melanie, Buchan, Janet, Smithson, John, and Norris, Philip (2014) Reality at the COAL FACE. In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, pp. 565-569. From: ascilite 2014: 31st Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education: Rhetoric and Reality: critical perspectives on educational technology, 23-26 November 2014, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Birks, Melanie, and Mills, Jane (2014) Supervision in grounded theory research: is there a difference? In: Abstracts from the 10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, p. 41. From: QI2014: 10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, 21-24 May 2014, Champaign, IL, USA.

Birks, Melanie, James, Ainsley, Chung, Catherine, Cant, Robyn, and Davis, Jenny (2013) The teaching of physical assessment skills in pre-registration nursing programmes in Australia: Issues for nursing education. Collegian, 21 (3). pp. 245-253.

Birks, Melanie, Missen, Karen, Al-Motlaq, Mohammad, and Marino, Emma (2013) Babies and machines that go 'beep': first year nursing students' preferred areas of future practice. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 20 (4). pp. 353-359.

Birks, Melanie, Chapman, Ysanne, Ralph, Nicholas, McPherson, Carol, Eliot , Matt, and Coyle, Meaghan (2013) Undergraduate nursing studies: the first-year experience. Journal of Institutional Research, 18 (1). pp. 26-35.

Birks, Melanie, Cant, Robyn, James, Ainsley, Chung, Catherine, and Davis, Jenny (2013) The use of physical assessment skills by registered nurses in Australia: issues for nursing education. Collegian, 20 (1). pp. 27-33.

Francis, Karen, Chapman, Ysanne, Hoare, Karen, and Birks, Melanie (2013) Community as Partner: theory and practice in nursing. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Ralph, Nicholas, Birks, Melanie, Chapman, Ysanne, Muldoon, Nona, and McPherson, Carol (2013) From EN to BN to RN: an exploration and analysis of the literature. Contemporary Nurse, 43 (2). pp. 225-236.

Chapman, Ysanne, and Birks, Melanie (2013) Complementary therapies in nursing practice. In: Crisp, Jackie, Taylor, Catherine, Douglas, Clint, and Rebeiro, Geraldine, (eds.) Potter and Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing (Australian adaptation). Elsevier Mosby, Sydney, NSW, Australia, pp. 892-911.

Cant, Robyn, Birks, Melanie, Porter, Joanne, Jacob, Elisabeth, and Cooper, Simon (2011) Developing advanced rural nursing practice: a whole new scope of responsibility. Collegian, 18 (4). pp. 177-182.

Jacob, Elisabeth, Chapman, Ysanne, Birks, Melanie, and Al-Motlaq, Mohammad A. (2011) Entry criteria versus success in undergraduate nursing courses. Journal of Institutional Research, 16 (2). pp. 54-62.

Birks, Melanie (2011) Making it real: a hands-on approach to teaching research. International Nursing Review, 58 (2). pp. 270-272.

Birks, Melanie, Cant, Robyn, Al-Motlaq, Mohammad, and Rickards, Ailsa (2011) Increasing the pool of students in rural locations: a satellite model of nurse education. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 19 (2). pp. 103-104.

Mills, Jane, Birks, Melanie, and Francis, Karen (2011) Educational leadership in nursing: supporting cultural change to develop research capacity in novice nurse academics. Academic Leadership: the online journal, 9 (2). pp. 1-4.

Birks, Melanie, Coyle, Meaghan, Porter, Carolyn, and Mills, Jane (2011) Factors that make the health care professions an attractive career option in East Malaysia. Singapore Nursing Journal, 38 (1). pp. 18-22.

Birks, Melanie, and Mills, Jane (2011) Grounded Theory: a practical guide. Sage Publications, London.

Birks, Melanie, Cant, Robyn, Al-Motlaq, Mohammad, and Jones, Janet (2011) "I don't want to become a scientist": undergraduate nursing students' perceived value of course content. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 28 (4). pp. 20-27.

Mills, Jane, Francis, Karen, Birks, Melanie, Coyle, Meaghan, Porter, Joanne, and Missen, Karen (2011) Nursing in remote or isolated areas of Queensland: role, resources and readiness for practice. In: Berhardt, Leon V., (ed.) Advances in Medicine and Biology. Advances in Medicine and Biology, 26 . Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA, pp. 265-275.

Birks, Melanie, Coyle, Meaghan, Porter, Joanne, and Mills, Jane (2011) Perceptions of hand hygiene amongst health care workers in Sibu, East Malaysia. International Journal of Infection Control, 8 (1). pp. 10-13.

Al-Motlaq, Mohammad, Mills, Jane, Birks, Melanie, and Francis, Karen (2010) How nurses address the burden of disease in remote or isolated areas in Queensland. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 16 (5). pp. 472-477.

Francis, Karen, Birks, Melanie, Al-Motlaq, Mohammad, Davis, Jenny, Miles, Maureen, and Bailey, Carolyn (2010) Responding to a rural health workforce shortfall: double degree preparation of the nurse midwife. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 18 (5). pp. 210-211.

Mills, Jane Elizabeth, Francis, Karen, Birks, Melanie, Coyle, Meaghan, Henderson, Sue, and Jones, Jan (2010) Registered nurses as members of interprofessional primary health care teams in remote or isolated areas of Queensland: collaboration, communication and partnerships in practice. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 24 (5). pp. 587-596.

Mills, Jane, Birks, Melanie, Francis, Karen, Miles, Maureen, and Jones, Jan (2010) Australian rural remote registered nurses’ experiences of learning to provide antenatal services in general practice: a pilot study. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 16 (4). pp. 319-325.

Birks, Melanie, Al-Motlaq, Mohammad, and Mills, Jane (2010) Pre-registration nursing degree students in rural Victoria: characteristics and career aspirations. Collegian, 17 (1). pp. 23-29.

Mills, Jane, Birks, Melanie, and Hegney, Desley (2010) The status of rural nursing in Australia: 12 years on. Collegian, 17 (1). pp. 30-37.

Birks, Melanie, Chapman, Ysanne, and Francis, Karen (2010) Becoming a professional by degrees: a grounded theory study of nurses in Malaysian Borneo. Singapore Nursing Journal, 37 (3). pp. 31-42.

Hassankhani, Hadi, Taleghani, Fariba, Mills, Jane, Birks, Melanie, and Francis, Karen (2010) Being hopeful and continuing to move ahead: religious coping in Iranian chemical warfare poisoned veterans, a qualitative study. Journal of Religion and Health, 49 (3). pp. 311-321.

Birks, Melanie, Mills, Jane, Francis, Karen, Coyle, Meaghan, Davis, Jenny, and Jones, Jan (2010) Models of health service delivery in remote or isolated areas of Queensland: a multiple case study. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 28 (1). pp. 25-34.

Nagy, Sue, Mills, Jane, Waters, Donna, and Birks, Melanie (2010) Using Research in Healthcare Practice. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Broadway, NSW, Australia.

Hassankhani, Hadi, Taleghani, Fariba, Mills, Jane, Birks, Melanie, Francis, Karen, and Ahmadi, Fazlolah (2010) The challenges experienced by Iranian war veterans living with chemical warfare poisoning: a descriptive, exploratory study. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 24 (2). pp. 290-298.

Coyle, Meaghan, Al-Motlaq, Mohammad A. , Mills, Jane, Francis, Karen, and Birks, Melanie (2010) An integrative review of the role of registered nurses in remote and isolated practice. Australian Health Review, 34 (2). pp. 239-245.

Birks, Melanie, Francis, Karen, Chapman, Ysanne, Mills, Jane, and Porter, Jo (2009) Supporting the evolution of a research culture among nurses in Malaysia. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 27 (1). pp. 89-93.

Birks, Melanie, Francis, Karen, and Chapman, Ysanne (2009) Seeking knowledge, discovering learning: uncovering the impetus for baccalaureate nursing studies in Malaysian Borneo. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 15 (3). pp. 164-171.

Mills, Jane, Birks, Melanie, and Francis, Karen (2009) Research aims to improve remote area nursing in Queensland. Queensland Nurse, 28 (2). p. 18.

Mills, Jane, Birks, Melanie, and Francis, Karen (2009) Research aims to improve remote area nursing in Qld. Australian Nursing Journal, 16 (8). pp. 34-35.

Birks, Melanie J., Chapman, Ysanne, and Francis, Karen (2009) Women and nursing in Malaysia: unspoken status. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 20 (1). pp. 116-123.

Birks, Melanie, and Chapman, Ysanne (2009) Complementary therapies in nursing practice. In: Crisp, Jackie, and Taylor, Catherine, (eds.) Potter and Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing (Australian adaptation). Elsevier Mosby, Sydney, NSW, Australia, pp. 799-815.

Francis, Karen, Mills, Jane, Chapman, Ysanne, and Birks, Melanie (2009) Doctoral dissertations by publication: building scholarly capacity whilst advancing new knowledge in the discipline of nursing. International Journal of Doctoral Studies, 4. pp. 97-106.

Francis, Karen, Chapman, Ysanne, and Birks, Melanie (2009) Nursing in Australia and Malaysia: framing a shared history and future. Singapore Nursing Journal, 36 (2). pp. 18-26.

Birks, Melanie, Mills, Jane, Francis, Karen, and Chapman, Ysanne (2009) A thousand words paint a picture: the use of storyline in grounded theory research. Journal of Research in Nursing, 14 (5). pp. 405-417.

Birks, Melanie, Chapman, Ysanne, and Francis, Karen (2008) Memoing in qualitative research: probing data and processes. Journal of Research in Nursing, 13 (1). pp. 68-75.

Birks, Melanie, Francis, Karen, Chapman, Ysanne, and Abdullah, Hjh Bibi Florina (2008) From traditional healers to telemedicine: a history of nursing in Malaysia. Singapore Nursing Journal, 35 (2). pp. 14-25.

Birks, Melanie J., Chapman, Ysanne, and Francis, Karen (2007) Breaching the wall: interviewing people from other cultures. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 18 (2). pp. 150-156.

Birks, Melanie, Chapman, Ysanne, and Francis, Karen (2006) Baccalaureate nursing studies: voyaging towards discovery. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 12 (5). pp. 267-272.

Birks, Melanie, Chapman, Ysanne, and Francis, Karen (2006) Moving grounded theory into the 21st Century: part 1 - an evolutionary tale. Singapore Nursing Journal, 33 (4). pp. 4-10.

Birks, Melanie, Chapman, Ysanne, and Francis, Karen (2006) Moving grounded theory into the 21st century: part 2 - mapping the footprints. Singapore Nursing Journal, 33 (4). pp. 12-17.

Wilkinson, D., Birks, J., Davies, L., Margolis, S., and Baker, P. (2004) Preliminary evidence from Queensland that rural clinical schools have a positive impact on rural intern choices. Rural and Remote Health, 4 (340). pp. 1-6.

Birks, Melanie (1998) In defence of distance education. Australian Nursing Journal, 6 (5). p. 31.

Birks, Melanie (1997) Going the distance. Australian Nursing Journal, 5 (5). p. 27.

Birks, Melanie, and Thompson, Sharyn (1995) Nursing research: whose business? Australian Nursing Journal, 2 (6). pp. 46-47.

Birks, Melanie, Santamaria, Nick, Thompson, Sharyn, and Amerena, John (1993) A clinical trial of the effectiveness of water as a conductive medium in electrocardiography. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 10 (2). pp. 10-13.

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