Section: Overview
Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching
Career

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Educational research
  • Peer learning and peer teaching
  • Transition to practice
  • Clinical supervision and preceptorship
  • Patient safety and clinical risk

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

About Susan Irvine

Susan is a registered nurse and midwife and is a Senior Lecturer in the College of Health and Biomedicine at Victoria University. She has extensive experience in curriculum development and teaching undergraduate and postgraduate health professionals.

Susan joined Victoria University in January 2019 following previous roles as a Lecturer at Monash University and conjoint Senior Lecturer at Deakin University as Simulation Coordinator in the Medical Student Program. Other academic roles include Lecturer at La Trobe University and Course Coordinator at the Ballarat University. Her previous roles also include experience as a clinician and health service manager, with several leadership roles in Oncology, Palliative Care and Aged Care.

Susan has a keen interest in educational research and clinical risk, translating the research outcomes into teaching, student learning and clinical practice. She has completed several collaborative research projects as chief investigator and has published in several peer-reviewed journals.

Qualifications

  • PhD Monash University
  • RN, RM Cardio Thoracic Cert. Dip.nurs Admin (Newcastle University)
  • MNsg (Research) Australian Catholic University
  • PostGradDip. (Palliative Care) Australian Catholic University
  • Grad.Cert. HealthProf.Educ. Monash University

Key publications

Year Citation
2019 Irvine, S., Gong, Y., Yangama, J., McLeod, C., & Beverly, C. (190701). UNDERGRADUATE NURSING STUDENTS PERCEPTIONS OF AFFECTIVE BEHAVIOURS, CONFIDENCE AND PREPAREDNESS FOR CLINICAL PLACEMENT ANZAPHE.
2018 Irvine, S., Williams, B., & McKenna, L. (180406). Exploration of self-regulatory behaviours of near-peer teachers Internatioanl Nurse Education.
2017 Irvine, S., Williams, B., & McKenna, L. (170407). Self-regulation strategies and behaviours used by Near-Peer Nurse Teachers: A qualitative study ICSC7.
2017 McKenna, L., Irvine, S., & Williams, B. (170407). How does undergraduate near peer-teaching impact graduate practice? ICSC7.
2017 Irvine, S., Williams, B., & McKenna, L. (170407). Affiliating an accelerated nursing program with self-regulated learning ICSC7.
2017 Irvine, S., Williams, B., & McKenna, L. (170101). Transitioning from learner to life-long teacher ICN.

Year Citation
2019 Irvine, D. S., Williams, B., Ozmen, M., & McKenna, L. (191001). Exploration of self-regulatory behaviours of undergraduate nursing students learning to teach: A social cognitive perspective. Nurse Education in Practice, (102633-102633).

doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2019.102633

2018 Irvine, S., Williams, B., & McKenna, L. (181101). Near-peer teaching in undergraduate nurse education: An integrative review. Nurse Education Today, 70 (60-68).

doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2018.08.009

2018 McKenna, L., Irvine, S., & Williams, B. (180901). I didn't expect teaching to be such a huge part of nursing : A follow-up qualitative exploration of new graduates teaching activities. Nurse Education in Practice, 32 (9-13).

doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2018.06.010

2017 Irvine, S., Williams, B., & McKenna, L. (170301). How are we assessing near-peer teaching in undergraduate health professional education? A systematic review. Nurse Education Today, 50 (42-50).

doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2016.12.004

Research funding for the past 5 years

Funding details for this researcher are currently unavailable.

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

Other supervision of research students

Experienced in co-supervising in the Master of Nursing Program to completion at Monash University

Key academic roles

Dates Role Department / Organisation
Jan 2019 - Oct 2019
Seniro Lecturer Teaching and Learning
Victoria University
Apr 2018 - Dec 2018
Lecturer Teaching and Research (contract)
La Trobe University
Sep 2010 - Oct 2017
Lecturer Teaching and Research
Monash University
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Jan 2019 -
Oct 2019
Seniro Lecturer Teaching and Learning
Victoria University
Apr 2018 -
Dec 2018
Lecturer Teaching and Research (contract)
La Trobe University
Sep 2010 -
Oct 2017
Lecturer Teaching and Research
Monash University