Staff profile

Dr Andrew Scanlon DNP, MN (Nurse Practitioner), MNS, RN, NP, FACN, FACNP

Lecturer in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner

Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Department of Nursing

Austin, 4.449,

Qualifications

Doctor of Nursing Practice (Columbia University New York) Master of Nursing Science (La Trobe) Graduate Diploma Critical Care Nursing (RMIT) Graduate Certificate in Clinical management Renal (RMIT) Bachelor of Health Science Nursing (VUT)

Membership of professional associations

Australian College of Nurse Practitioners, Australian College of Nursing, Australian Nursing Federation, Columbia Univeristy School of Nursing Alumni, Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International.

Area of study

Nursing

Brief profile

Andrew has experience in nursing roles Neurosurgery, Neurology, Cardiology, Medical, Renal, Acute dialysis, Satellite dialysis, Ophthalmology, Facio-Maxillary surgery, and Respiratory Medicine

Recent publications

Journal Articles

Scanlon, A. (2013). The introduction of a nurse practitioner model of care into an Australian outpatient setting. Clinical Scholars Review: The Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice. 6(2)138-144 

Scanlon, A. & Murphy, M. (2012). A perspective on Medical futility in the care of the non-competent terminally ill patient: Nursing considerations and responsibilities. Australian critical care: official journal of the Confederation of Australian Critical Care Nurses (12) 150-156.

Scanlon, A. Cashin, A, Watson, N., & Bryce, J. (2012). Advanced nursing practice hours as part of endorsement requirements for nurse practitioners in Australia: A definitional conundrum. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. 24 (11) 649–659

Watt, E., Murphy, M., Pascoe, E., Scanlon, A., & Gan, S. (2011). An evaluation of a structured learning programme as a component of the clinical practicum in final year bachelor of nursing programme: a pre–post test analysis. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 20(15-16), 2286-93.

Scanlon, A. (2011). Translation of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Into Australian Neurosurgery Nurse Practitioner Candidate Practice. Clinical Scholars Review -The Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice. 4 (1), 44-50.

Murphy, M., & Scanlon, A. (2011). A randomised controlled study suggesting equivalence between full face vs. nasal high flow oxygen delivery on health outcomes. Australian critical care : official journal of the Confederation of Australian Critical Care Nurses, 24 (2), 139-141.

Scanlon, A. & Watt, E. (2010). Developing the clinical mentor role through e-learning. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development. 26 (5) 220-220.

Scanlon, A., & Sheets-Cook, S. Febrile seizures, Generalized (Genetic) Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus and Dravet’s syndrome. (2010). Journal for Specialists in Paediatric Nursing 15(2) 154-159

Scanlon, A. & Maffei, J. (2009). Carpal tunnel syndrome. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 41(3), 140-147.

Scanlon, A. (2008). How do University Clinical School of Nursing graduates choose their Graduate Nurse Year program? Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing. 26(2): 34-38

Scanlon, A. (2008). Towards neurosurgery nurse practitioner part 1. The journey so far. Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, 19 (1), 13-18

Scanlon, A., Clark, E., & McGuiness, W. (2008). Acute (adult clinical inpatient) care nurses' attitudes towards and knowledge of nationally endorsed 5As smoking cessation guidelines. Contemporary Nurse, 29 (1), 80-91.

Scanlon, A. & Lee, G. (2007). The use of the term "vulnerability" in acute care. Why does it differ and what does it mean? Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing. Mar-May; 24(3): 54-9.

Scanlon, A. (2007). Critical appraisal of systematic review for nursing practice. Australasian Journal of Neuroscience. 18 (1) 8-14

Scanlon, A. (2006). Nursing and the 5As guideline to smoking cessation interventions. Australian Nursing Journal. 14 (5) 25-28

Scanlon, A. (2004). Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhage. Part 1. Pre-operative Nursing Management. Diagnosis, complications and treatment. A Composite Case Study. Contemporary Nurse. 17. (1-2). 80-88.

Scanlon, A. (2004). Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Part 2. Post-operative Nursing Management. Diagnosis, complications and treatment. A Composite Case Study. Contemporary Nurse. 17(3) 274-28.

Books & Book Chapters

Scanlon, A. (2013). Chapter 16 Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident). In E. Chang & A. Johnson (Eds.), Chronic illness, and Disability: Principles for nursing practice. (2nd edition, pp. 314-328). Chatswood, N.S.W: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.

Crisp, J. Rebeiro, G. & Douglas, C. (2012). Chapter 26. Sensory Alterations. In A. Scanlon (Ed.), Potter & Perry’s Fundamentals of Nursing. Chatswood, N.S.W. Elsevier Australia

Jarvis, C. (2011). Neurologic System. In A. Scanlon (Ed.), Jarvis's physical examination and health assessment : ANZ adaptation / C. Jarvis ; H. Forbes ; E. Watt (pp. 575-635). Chatswood, N.S.W. Elsevier Australia.

Scanlon, A., & Kevin, J. (2008). Chapter 15 Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident). In E. Chang & A. Johnson (Eds.), Chronic illness, and disability: principles for nursing practice. Chatswood, N.S.W: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.

Conference Presentations

International Council of Nurses 25th Quadrennial Congress: Equity and Access to Health Care. 18-23 May 2013. Melbourne Convention Centre. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.The introduction of a nurse practitioner model of care to an outpatient care setting. Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia. Scanlon, A.

The 7th International Nurse Practitioners/ Advanced Practice Nursing Network Conference, Advanced nursing practice: Global vision - global reality. 8-11 Monday 20 – Wednesday 22 August 2012 Imperial College, London, England, UK. Advanced practice hours as part of endorsement requirements for NPs in Australia: A definitional conundrum. Scanlon, A and Cashin, A.

The 7th International Nurse Practitioners/ Advanced Practice Nursing Network Conference, Advanced nursing practice: Global vision - global reality. 8-11 Monday 20 – Wednesday 22 August 2012 Imperial College, London, England, UK. Building the next generation of advanced practice nurses through clinical education and faculty practice. Smolowitz, J. Honig, J. Scanlon, A and Barnes, K.

Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting and the International Society for Heart Research Australasian Section Annual Scientific Meeting, 16-19 August 2012, Brisbane. Process Change Improves Time to Treatment and is Associated with Better Outcomes for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Patients Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Martin, L, Murphy, M., Scanlon, A. Naismith, C. Moore, L. Gehrig-Mills, R. Basile, J. Judkins, S. Clark, D. Farouque, O.

The 6th International Nurse Practitioners/ Advanced Practice Nursing Network Conference, 8-11 September 2010, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Doctor of Nursing Practice Educating for Comprehensive Care. Smolowitz, J. Reinisch, C. and Scanlon, A

International Council of Nurses 24th Quadrennial Congress, 27 June - 4 July 2009, Durban, South Africa. An evaluation of a structured learning environment as a component of the clinical practicum in the final year of a Bachelor of Nursing program: A pre-post test analysis Watt, E., Murphy, M, Pascoe, E., Scanlon, A., and Gan, S.

Making A Difference... The Education Revolution: It's Happening! Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council. October 15-16 2008. Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. The implementation and evaluation of podcasting and video/audio supported PowerPoint presentations to enhance undergraduate nursing theoretical unit. Scanlon, A and Murphy, M.

Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) Annual Scientific meeting. March 28- April 2 2008. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Acute care nurses’ knowledge of and willingness to provide smoking cessation interventions in line with the nationally endorsed 5As guidelines for smoking cessation. Scanlon, A. Clark, E. & McGuiness, W.

35th Annual Scientific Meeting. Australasian Neuroscience Nurses' Association (ANNA) October 18-20 2007. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Neurosurgery Nurse Practitioner. The long hard fought road. Scanlon, A. & Cheshire C.

3rd International Congress on Innovation on Nursing Innovation and Leadership in Clinical Practice, Research, and Education. November 13-16 2007. Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The implementation and evaluation of podcasting and video/audio supported PowerPoint presentations to enhance undergraduate nursing theoretical unit. Scanlon, A.

2nd Annual Nursing Leadership Conference. April 18-20 2007. Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Engaging time poor nurses in mentoring through e-learning. Scanlon, A. Smithers, M & Watt, E.

34th Annual Scientific Meeting. Australasian Neuroscience Nurses' Association (ANNA) Conference. August 17-19 2006. Cairns, Queensland, Australia. How to critically appraise a systematic review. Scanlon, A.

Conference Posters

International Council of Nurses 25th Quadrennial Congress: Equity and Access to Health Care. 18-23 May 2013, Melbourne Convention Centre. Melbourne, Australia. An evaluation of a structured learning program as a component of the clinical practicum in undergraduate nurse education: a repeated measures analysis. Watt, E., Murphy, M. C., MacDonald, L., Pascoe, E., Storen, H., & Scanlon, A

Austin Health Research week. Clinical Practice, Research, and Education.15-19, October 2012. Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia.An evaluation of a structured learning program as a component of the clinical practicum in an undergraduate nurse education: a repeated measure analysis. Watt, E., Murphy, M., Pascoe, E., MacDonald, L., Storen, H, Scanlon, A.

Austin Health Research week. Clinical Practice, Research, and Education.15-19, October 2012. Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia.Process Change Improves Timely to Treatment in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Martin, L, Farouque, O. Murphy, M., Scanlon, A. Naismith, C. Moore, L.. Judkins, S., Clark, D.

The 7th International Nurse Practitioners/ Advanced Practice Nursing Network Conference, Advanced nursing practice: Global vision - global reality. 8-11 Monday 20 – Wednesday 22 August 2012 Imperial College, London, England, UK. The introduction of a Nurse Practitioner model to Acute inpatient care setting. Melbourne Australia  Scanlon, A & Cheshire, C

The 10th Quadrennial Congress of the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses. York University 21-27 May 2009 Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The ongoing professional development experience of a Neurosurgery Nurse Practitioner (candidate) from Melbourne Australia in the Doctor of Nursing Practice training at Columbia University New York. Scanlon A, & Honig J.

Austin Health Research week Clinical Practice, Research, and Education. 22-24, October 2008 Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia. Acute care nurses’ knowledge of and willingness to provide smoking cessation interventions in line with the nationally endorsed 5As guidelines for smoking cessation Scanlon, A. Clark, E. & McGuiness, W.

35th Annual Scientific Meeting. Australasian Neuroscience Nurses' Association (ANNA) October 18-20, 2007. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Neurosurgery Nursing @ Austin Health. Scanlon, A. Cheshire C, Maffei, J, Driscoll, M & Steele W.

3rd International Congress on Innovation on Nursing 2007 Innovation and Leadership in Clinical Practice, Research, and Education. November 13-16, 2007 Perth, Western Australia, Australia Acute care nurses’ knowledge of and willingness to provide smoking cessation interventions in line with the nationally endorsed 5As guidelines for smoking cessation Scanlon, A. Clark, E. & McGuiness, W.

Electronic articles

Scanlon, A. (2013). Australian Nurse Practitioners update. February 2013. International Council of Nurses. Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network, from http://international.aanp.org/pdf/2013AustralianUpdateAndNPProgDir.docx

Scanlon, A. (2009). Headache Prevention (Post Cervical/Lumbar Puncture): Bed Rest. JBI Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics, from http://www.jbiconnect.org/

Scanlon, A. (2009). Headache (Post-Dural Puncture): Posture & Fluids. JBI Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics, from http://www.jbiconnect.org/

Scanlon, A. (2009). Head Injury: Early Management. JBI Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics, from http://www.jbiconnect.org/

Scanlon, A. (2009). Head Injury: Nutritional Support. JBI Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics, from http://www.jbiconnect.org/

Scanlon, A. (2009). Wounds (Chronic): Topical Negative Pressure. JBI Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics, from http://www.jbiconnect.org/

Scanlon, A. (2009). Wound Drainage (Post-Surgery): Closed Suction vs. open Drainage JBI Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics, from http://www.jbiconnect.org/

Scanlon, A. (2009). Fluid Resuscitation: Colloid Solutions. JBI Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics, from http://www.jbiconnect.org/

Scanlon, A. (2009). Thrombolysis (Peripheral Arterial): Infusion Techniques. JBI Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics, from http://www.jbiconnect.org/