IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Chronic Conditions and Lifestyle

Research focus

  • Patient assessment and deterioration
  • Emergency care
  • Translational research and behavioural change

Publications and funding

UOW Scholars

  • Munroe B, Curtis K, Balzer S et al. (under review). Translation of evidence into policy to improve clinical practice: the development of an emergency department rapid response system. Australasian Emergency Care.
  • Curtis K, Munroe B, Van C & Elphick,T. The implementation and usability of HIRAID, a structured approach to emergency nursing assessment. Australasian Emergency Care Journal. 2020: 4(1): 62- 70 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.auec.2019.10.001
  • Kourouche S, Buckley T, Van C, Munroe B & Curtis K. Designing strategies to implement a blunt chest injury care bundle using the Behaviour Change Wheel: a multi-site mixed methods study. BMC Health Services Research 2019: 19(1):461 http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4177-z
  • Munroe B & Hutchinson C. (2019) Patient Assessment and Essentials of Care. In: Curtis K, Ramsden C, Shaban R, Considine J, Fry M, editors. Emergency and Trauma Care: for nurses and paramedics. 3 ed. Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier.
  • Kourouche S, Buckley T, Munroe B, Curtis K. Development of a blunt chest injury care bundle: An integrative review. Injury 2018;49(6): 1008-23 https://doi.org/10.1016/j. injury.2018.03.037
  • Munroe B, Curtis K, Buckley T, Lewis M, Atkins L. Optimising use of an evidence-informed patient assessment framework in nursingpractice: a mixed-method study. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 2018;27(1-2):e269-e286. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13932
  • Munroe B, Curtis K, Murphy M, Strachan L, Considine J, Hardy J, Wilson M, Ruperto K, Fethney J, Buckley T. A structured framework improves clinical patient assessment and nontechnical skills of early career emergency nurses: a pre-post study using full immersion simulation. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 2016;25(15-16):2262-74.
  • Munroe B, Buckley T, Curtis K, Morris R. Designing and implementing full immersion simulation as a research tool. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal. 2016;19(2):90-105.
  • Munroe B, Buckley T, Curtis K, Murphy M, Strachan L, Hardy J, Fethney J. The impact of HIRAID on emergency nurses’ self-efficacy, anxiety and perceived control: A simulated study. International Emergency Nursing. 2016;25:53-8.
  • Munroe B, Curtis K, Murphy M, Strachan L & Buckley T. HIRAID: An evidence-informed emergency nursing assessment framework. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal. 2015; 18(2): 83-97.

Other roles

  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, Sydney Nursing School – University of Sydney