We excel in the areas of learning, teaching and research for nursing and midwifery
The Griffith School of Nursing and Midwifery is committed to the development of nursing and midwifery practice, theory and research that transforms lives and health care. We develop remarkable graduates imbued with a solution-focused philosophy who make a positive difference in nursing, midwifery and healthcare, transforming the lives of those in their care.
Through developing research, consultancy and continuing education opportunities, we seek to serve the nursing and midwifery professions, the health care system and the broader community.
To be a global leader in education and research scholarship in nursing and midwifery. Specifically, the School of Nursing and Midwifery will be recognised for:
- developing person-centred, clinically competent, critical thinking, research informed graduates who provide safe, quality, compassionate care in an ever-changing healthcare environment;
- developing and delivering innovative, flexible evidence-based education that prepares graduates to be life-long learners to address professional challenges in a wide range of health care settings locally, nationally or internationally; and
- fostering and developing the capacity of nursing and midwifery academics to have impact on the health outcomes of individuals, families and communities in their given research fields.
The School and its staff are committed to the values of:
- Diversity: this is a commitment to understanding, recognising and appreciating the unique characteristics that each individual, team and group contributes to making the School of Nursing and Midwifery successful.
- Collegiality: promoting and developing strong, positive professional relationships and teams that create a strong shared responsibility and respect for teaching, research and service.
- Partnership: we are developing and maintaining professional relationships in a spirit of co-operation and collaboration for mutual benefit.
- Engagement: reflects our sense of positively contributing to the communities we work and learn in, whether they are local, national or international.
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December 14, 2017
National Teaching Award for Griffith Midwifery Program
Griffith’s internationally acclaimed Bachelor of Midwifery program has been recognised with a prestigious 2017 Australian Award for University Teaching (AAUT) for Programs that Enhance Learning. The award was announced at the Department of Education and Training’s Australian Awards Prese...
November 29, 2017
A range of coping strategies needed for Emergency Department staff
Workplace stress amongst hospital emergency department staff is prevalent despite the working environment being generally perceived positively amongst nursing and medical staff who use a range of coping strategies.
November 22, 2017
Research conference aims for a healthier Gold Coast
Gold Coast Health clinicians and researchers will this week partner with academics from Griffith, Bond and Southern Cross universities for a three-day conference aimed at delivering better health outcomes for the Gold Coast through strong research collaborations.
November 13, 2017
Rehabilitation needs to ramp up to improve lives and save money
In a year when the World Health Organisation (WHO) has demanded action to lift rehabilitation services globally to improve patient lives and save money, Australia’s leading rehabilitation research group, the Hopkins Centre, is arguing that rehabilitation represents both value for money and better ou...
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