IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Chronic Conditions and Lifestyle

Research focus

Miriam Coyle is the ISLHD Acute Dementia Delirium Clinical Nurse Consultant. Experienced in aged care nursing across care settings, Miriam undertakes research aimed at improving support of people impacted by dementia and / or delirium. Miriam has a focus on person-centred and collaborative frameworks to promote culture change and knowledge translation of research findings.

Publications and funding

Coyle, M . A., Wilson, V., Lapkin, S., & Traynor, V. (2020). What are we asking for when requesting “Spedalling” for the confused hospitalised older person? A concept ana lysis.INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OLDER PEOPLE NURSING, 2020; (15), 2 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/opn.12302

Coyle, M. A., Wilson, V., Lapkin, S., & Traynor, V. (2019). Understanding the practice of ‘specialling’ older people with cognitive impairment in hospital by using concept analy sis. Australian Nursing and Midwif ery Journal (7), 52

Coyle, M .A., Chang, H., Burns, P. & Traynor, V. (2018). Impact of Interactive Educati on on Health Care Practitioners and Older Adu lts at Risk of Delirium: A Literature Review. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018; 44 (8), 41-48 DOI: <10.3928/00989134-20180626 -02>

Coyle M, Traynor V & Burns P. (2018). Registered Nur ses and Delirium Recognition in Older People in Hospital : a Clinical Nurse Consultant Workplace Study. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal. 2018; 25(7): 33 https://anmj.org.au/registered-nurses-and-delirium-recognition-in-older-people-in-hospital-a-clinical-nurse-consultant-workplace-study/

Coyle MA, Burns P, Traynor v_ (2017)_ Is it My Job? The Role of RNs in the Assessment and ldentification of Delirium in Hospitalized Older Adults: An Exploratory Qualitative Study. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017; 43(4) 29-37 DOI:10.3928/00989134-20170111-02

Coyle, Miriam Anne (2015) Exploring how registered nurses assess and identify delirium in older per ons in the hospital setting, Master of Philosophy thesis, School of Nursing, University of Wollongong, 2015  <http://ro.uow.edu:au/theses/4544.>