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Dr Elizabeth Forster


Elizabeth Forster

Senior Lecturer
School of Nursing and Midwifery - Nursing
+61 (0)7 3735 7841 (Work)
N48 1.11, Nathan Campus

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Dr Elizabeth Forster is a Senior Lecturer, Program Director of Postgraduate Nursing and Infection Prevention & Control programs and Program Advisor for Paediatric Nursing. Her research interests include paediatric nursing, paediatric pain and end of life care as well as teaching and learning. Her doctoral study focused on parent and multidisciplinary health professional perspectives of bereavement support surrounding the loss of a child. Further research in this area has explored developing bereavement support skills among undergraduate nurse midwives using simulation. She is on the advisory panel for the Early Days Research Project investigating parent experiences of cooling technologies in end of life care at The University of York, UK. She is presently conducting research with the Nurse Practitioner Acute Pain Service at Queensland Children’s Hospital investigating parent measures of children’s pain post discharge and perceptions of support from the Nurse Practitioner Acute Pain Service. She is the editor of two Australian paediatric nursing texts “Paediatric Nursing in Australia: Principles for Practice” co-edited by Jenny Fraser, Donna Waters and Nicola Brown and “Paediatric Nursing Skills for Australian Nurses” co-edited by Jenny Fraser.


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