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Sim, Jenny Dr

Associate Head of School (Research) & Senior Lecturer

  • Senior Lecturer - School of Nursing
  • Research Integrity Advisor - Faculty of Science, Medicine & Health 2018 -
  • Associate Head of School (Research) - School of Nursing 2020 -
  • Global Nursing Leadership Institute (GNLI) Scholar - International Council of Nurses 2020 - 2021

Overview


Jenny is an experienced academic and nurse researcher with a national and growing international reputation in research that measures the outcomes of nursing practice. In particular, Jenny has interests in synthesising existing evidence, generating new knowledge and implementing evidence into practice settings in relation to nursing-sensitive patient outcomes. Jenny is passionate about improving patient outcomes, patient experience and providing nurses with data that can be used to evaluate patient care.

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2019 Development of a data registry to evaluate the quality and safety of nursing practice
    Published in   Journal of Advanced Nursing
    2018 Measuring the outcomes of nursing practice: A Delphi study
    Published in   Journal of Clinical Nursing
    2020 Nursing care left undone, practice environment and perceived quality of care in small rural hospitals
    Published in   Journal of Nursing Management

Research Overview


    • Nursing-sensitive patient outcomes
    • Quality and safety of nursing care
    • Nursing care of people with diabetes
    • Science content in undergraduate nursing curricula
    • Evidence based practice implementation
    • Scholarship of teaching and learning including technology enhances learning

Available as Research Supervisor

Available for Collaborative Projects

Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Patient safety research
    Quality and safety in nursing care
    Nursing-sensitive patient outcomes
    Patient outcomes
    Pressure injury research
    Nursing workforce / Nurse staffing

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Pre-Operative Serum Electrolyte Levels As Predictors For The Development Of Atrial Fibrillation In Post-Surgical Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Patients Higgs, Megan
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploring the Nursing Workforce in Australian Small Rural Hospitals Smith, Sarah
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) A mixed method study to assess Nurses; Knowledge, Attitudes and culture influence toward End of Life Care Pain Management in Saudi Arabia Alshammari, Fares
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Evaluating the impact of the professional practice environment, staffing and care processes on five patient outcomes: A cross-sectional stud Al-ghraiybah, Tamer
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) The impact of safety culture on the quality and safety outcomes of patients in Saudi Arabian hospitals Alanazi, Faisal
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Prevention of Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries among patients within Intensive Care Units in Saudi Arabian Hospitals Alshahrani, Bassam
    Doctor of Philosophy The Meaning of Safety in Acute Mental Health Units Cutler, Natalie
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Pressure Injury Prevention in Critical Care Settings: An Examination of Nursing Knowledge, Attitudes and Clinical Care Processes to Prevent Pressure Injuries. Cordina, Jo
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Significance of a Leadership Qualification in the Clinical Healthcare Environment Page, Ashley

Professional Service Activities


Keywords


  • Nursing, Patient outcomes, Patient experience, Nurse staffing, Nursing-sensitive patient outcomes

Full Name


  • Jenny Louise Sim

Mailing Address


  • School of Nursing, Faculty of Science, Medicine & Health, University of Wollongong

    Wollongong

    New South Wales

    2522

    Australia

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2019 Development of a data registry to evaluate the quality and safety of nursing practice
    Published in   Journal of Advanced Nursing
    2018 Measuring the outcomes of nursing practice: A Delphi study
    Published in   Journal of Clinical Nursing
    2020 Nursing care left undone, practice environment and perceived quality of care in small rural hospitals
    Published in   Journal of Nursing Management

Research Overview


    • Nursing-sensitive patient outcomes
    • Quality and safety of nursing care
    • Nursing care of people with diabetes
    • Science content in undergraduate nursing curricula
    • Evidence based practice implementation
    • Scholarship of teaching and learning including technology enhances learning

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Patient safety research
    Quality and safety in nursing care
    Nursing-sensitive patient outcomes
    Patient outcomes
    Pressure injury research
    Nursing workforce / Nurse staffing

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Pre-Operative Serum Electrolyte Levels As Predictors For The Development Of Atrial Fibrillation In Post-Surgical Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Patients Higgs, Megan
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploring the Nursing Workforce in Australian Small Rural Hospitals Smith, Sarah
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) A mixed method study to assess Nurses; Knowledge, Attitudes and culture influence toward End of Life Care Pain Management in Saudi Arabia Alshammari, Fares
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Evaluating the impact of the professional practice environment, staffing and care processes on five patient outcomes: A cross-sectional stud Al-ghraiybah, Tamer
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) The impact of safety culture on the quality and safety outcomes of patients in Saudi Arabian hospitals Alanazi, Faisal
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Prevention of Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries among patients within Intensive Care Units in Saudi Arabian Hospitals Alshahrani, Bassam
    Doctor of Philosophy The Meaning of Safety in Acute Mental Health Units Cutler, Natalie
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Pressure Injury Prevention in Critical Care Settings: An Examination of Nursing Knowledge, Attitudes and Clinical Care Processes to Prevent Pressure Injuries. Cordina, Jo
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Significance of a Leadership Qualification in the Clinical Healthcare Environment Page, Ashley

Professional Service Activities


Keywords


  • Nursing, Patient outcomes, Patient experience, Nurse staffing, Nursing-sensitive patient outcomes

Full Name


  • Jenny Louise Sim

Mailing Address


  • School of Nursing, Faculty of Science, Medicine & Health, University of Wollongong

    Wollongong

    New South Wales

    2522

    Australia

Research Areas

Geographic Focus