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

Kleinpell, R., Scanlon, A., Hibbert, D., DeKeyser Ganz, F., Wong, F., and Fraser, D. Addressing Issues Impacting Advanced Nursing Practice Worldwide. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. (accepted for publication February 2014)

Martin, L., Murphy, M., Scanlon, A., Naismith, C., Clark, D., & Farouque, O. Timely treatment for acute myocardial infarction and health outcomes: An integrative review of the literature. Australian Critical Care

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):2286-9

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. (2010). Febrile seizures, Generalized (Genetic) Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus and Dravet’s syndrome. 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

PUBLICATIONS:

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.

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. PUBLICATIONS: Edited Book Chapters

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.

PUBLICATIONS: 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

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

Scanlon, A. (2009). Head Injury: Early Management. JBI Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics

Scanlon, A. (2009). Head Injury: Nutritional Support. JBI Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics

Scanlon, A. (2009). Wounds (Chronic): Topical Negative Pressure. JBI Clinical Online Network of Evidence for Care and Therapeutics

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

Older publications

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.