A/Pr Lisa Beccaria


A/Pr Lisa Beccaria
NameA/Pr Lisa Beccaria
Email Addresslisa.beccaria@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleAssociate Professor (Nursing)
QualificationsBNurs USQ, PGDipHlthSt Qld, MHlthSc USQ, PhD USQ
DepartmentSchool of Nursing and Midwifery
AffiliationsSchool of Psychology and Wellbeing
School of Education
Centre for Health Research
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9418-4597
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Biography

Dr Lisa Beccaria is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Southern Queensland. Her research focuses on the use of online technology in nursing education, and she has a special interest in the sustainability of a rural and remote nursing workforce, including nursing career development, and exploring psychological factors in attracting health workers to rural areas.

Expertise

Online Technology in Nursing Education

Rural and Remote Nursing Workforce Sustainability

Fields of Research

  • 420599. Nursing not elsewhere classified
  • 420699. Public health not elsewhere classified

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Member of the Australian College of Nursing - ACN
Secretariat for the Faculty of Rural and Remote Nursing - ACN
Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia
Australian Nurse Teacher's Society
BNurs
USQ
1994
PGDipHlthSt
Qld
1999
MHlthSc
USQ
2005
PhD
USQ
2013

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
What support mechanisms do families in South-West Queensland identify as necessary in the ongoing care and management of their child with type 1 diabetes?Associate SupervisorMasters2024
Development and validation of a cognitive mental workload impact scale (CMWIS) for emergency nurses using mixed method approach.Associate SupervisorDoctoral2023
An investigation into the retention and recruitment of mental health nurses in rural and remote AustraliaAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Does Emotional Intelligence Enhance Psychological Afterwork Recovery in Paramedics?Associate SupervisorDoctoral2023
An investigation into how and where disadvantaged and vulnerable families access health information, and how they utilise this information to make decisions regarding health care needs.Associate SupervisorDoctoral2019
Post-traumatic growth in paramedicsAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2019

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
High School Students¿ Experiences in an Early Entry to University Course at an Australian Regional UniversityAssociate SupervisorMasters2023
Project titleDetailsYear
Enhanced visualisation of complex anatomical and physiological artefacts to support student-learning: a first-year initiativeUSQ Learning and Teaching Grant 2023
The Importance of Place Identity in Building a Sustainable Australian Rural Health Workforce Spinifex Network2020
Designing a 3D printable injection trainer for nursing students USQ Technology Demonstrators Grant2020
Cognitive Observation and Governance using Undergraduate Nursing Students (COGS): Evaluation of a Pilot Project Toowoomba Hospital Foundation 2019
Deadly Nursing - Career Development Project Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program2014
DateNameAwarding organisationUnderpinning research
2015Publication Excellence Award - School Specific (First Place)University of Southern Queensland
2017Publication Excellence Award - School Specific (First Place)University of Southern Queensland
2019Publication Excellence Award - School Specific (First Place)University of Southern Queensland

Cognitive Mental Workload of Emergency Nursing: A scoping review

Surendran, Anu, Beccaria, Lisa, Rees, Sharon and McIlveen, Peter. 2024. "Cognitive Mental Workload of Emergency Nursing: A scoping review." Nursing Open. 11 (2). https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.2111

Employment of undergraduate nursing students for specialling of people with cognitive impairment: A pilot study

Beccaria, Lisa, Hoey, Heather, Towler, Helen, Rees, Sharon, Brazier, Rebecca, Gordon, Karen, Neville, Christine and Knight, Bob. 2024. "Employment of undergraduate nursing students for specialling of people with cognitive impairment: A pilot study ." Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research. 31 (2), pp. 84-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2023.12.002

Minimal educational qualifications for nursing staff in residential aged care settings

Geary, Alanna, Phillips, Craig, Weller-Newton, Jennifer, Mapes, Jo, Lima, Sally, Roche, Michael, Jakimowicz, Samantha, Murray, Melanie, Laging, Bridget, Portelli, Cathy, Frost, Erin, Beccaria, Lisa, Power, Phillipa, Penny, Robyn, Johnston, Sandra, Harmon, Joanne, Kearin, Mark and Brown, John. 2024. Minimal educational qualifications for nursing staff in residential aged care settings . Australian College of Nursing.

Building a Better Picture of LGBT Sistergirl and Brotherboy Ageing and Caring in Queensland

Bromdal, Annette, Stanners, Melinda, Howard, Chris, Matson, Ann, Farmer, Ged, Debattista, Joseph, Beccaria, Lisa, Sargent, Jennifer and Mullens, Amy B.. 2023. Building a Better Picture of LGBT Sistergirl and Brotherboy Ageing and Caring in Queensland. Australia. University of Southern Queensland. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.25414.45128

The impact of low socioeconomic status and primary health care access on emergency department presentations in young children in regional Queensland

McCosker, Catherine, Beccaria, Gavin, Beccaria, Lisa and Machin, Tanya. 2023. "The impact of low socioeconomic status and primary health care access on emergency department presentations in young children in regional Queensland." Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 59 (9), pp. 1035-1038. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.16450

Nursing students'interprofessional socialisation and readiness for interprofessional learning: a cross-sectional study

McGreal, Katherine, Beccaria, Lisa and Beccaria, Gavin. 2023. "Nursing students'interprofessional socialisation and readiness for interprofessional learning: a cross-sectional study." Nurse Education Today. 126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2023.105839

Using Flip to Support First-Year Nursing Students' Preparation for Simulated Laboratory Classes

Beccaria, Lisa and Brock, Anne. 2023. "Using Flip to Support First-Year Nursing Students' Preparation for Simulated Laboratory Classes." Nurse Educator. 48 (4), pp. 228-228. https://doi.org/10.1097/NNE.0000000000001385

Place identity and careers in regional Australia

McIlveen, Peter, Alchin, Carolyn, Hoare, P. Nancey, Bowman, Sarah, Harris, Rebecca, Gotting, Geraldine, Gilmour, John, Perera, Harsha N., Beccaria, Lisa, Kossen, Chris, Cavaye, Jim, Creed, Allison and McDonald, Nicole. 2022. "Place identity and careers in regional Australia." Australian Journal of Career Development. 31 (1), pp. 57-65. https://doi.org/10.1177/10384162221085807

Importance of attachment to place in growing a sustainable Australian Rural Health Workforce: a rapid review

Beccaria, Lisa, McIlveen, Peter, Fein, Erich C., Kelly, Tricia, McGregor, Rowena and Rana, Rezwanul. 2021. "Importance of attachment to place in growing a sustainable Australian Rural Health Workforce: a rapid review." Australian Journal of Rural Health. 29 (5), pp. 620-642. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajr.12799

Effects of professional compromise on higher education employees

Fein, Erich C., Sadykova, Natalia, Collins, Pauline, Beccaria, Lisa, Goh, Steven and Kauter, Kate. 2021. "Effects of professional compromise on higher education employees." International Journal of Innovative Science and Research Technology. 6 (3), pp. 1047-1055.

Withdrawal versus continuation of long-term antipsychotic drug use for behavioural and psychological symptoms in older people with dementia

Neville, Christine, Beccaria, Lisa and Carey, Melissa. 2020. "Withdrawal versus continuation of long-term antipsychotic drug use for behavioural and psychological symptoms in older people with dementia." Issues in Mental Health Nursing. 41 (2), pp. 176-177. https://doi.org/10.1080/01612840.2019.1635669

Using 'just in time' online feedback to improve first year undergraduate nursing students' essay writing performance

Beccaria, Lisa, Kek, Megan and Huijser, Henk. 2019. "Using 'just in time' online feedback to improve first year undergraduate nursing students' essay writing performance." Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice. 16 (4), pp. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.53761/1.16.4.7

Entry requirements in nursing: results from a national survey of nurse academics on entry requirements in Australian bachelor of nursing programs

Ralph, Nicholas, Graham, Coralie, Beccaria, Lisa and Rogers, Cath. 2019. "Entry requirements in nursing: results from a national survey of nurse academics on entry requirements in Australian bachelor of nursing programs." Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research. 26 (1), pp. 140-145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2018.06.005

Exploring nursing educators' use of theory and methods in search for evidence based credibility in nursing education

Beccaria, Lisa, Kek, Megan Y.C.A. and Huijser, Henk. 2018. "Exploring nursing educators' use of theory and methods in search for evidence based credibility in nursing education." Nurse Education Today. 65, pp. 60-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.02.032

A confirmatory factor analysis of the student evidence-based practice questionnaire (s-ebpq) in an Australian sample

Beccaria, Lisa, Beccaria, Gavin and McCosker, Catherine. 2018. "A confirmatory factor analysis of the student evidence-based practice questionnaire (s-ebpq) in an Australian sample." Nurse Education Today. 62, pp. 69-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2017.12.010

Preparation of Australian and Spanish nursing students for intimate partner violence

Gorman, Don, Cuadra, Assumpta Rigol, Perez, Maria Honrubia, Zaplana, Isabel Sanchez, Martin, Dolors Rodriguez, Bujosa, Neus Tur, Beccaria, Lisa, Martyn, Julie A, Dawson, Rhonda, Beccaria, Gavin and Hossain, Delwar. 2016. "Preparation of Australian and Spanish nursing students for intimate partner violence." Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. 6 (12), pp. 131-135. https://doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v6n12p131

Australian distance students’ perceptions of individual and institutional responsibility for health and wellbeing

Beccaria, Lisa, Rogers, Cath and Burton, Lorelle. 2016. "Australian distance students’ perceptions of individual and institutional responsibility for health and wellbeing." Journal of the Australia and New Zealand Student Services Association. 47, pp. 18-30.

Role of health-promoting behaviours for on-campus and distance students

Beccaria, Lisa, Rogers, Cath, Burton, Lorelle and Beccaria, Gavin. 2016. "Role of health-promoting behaviours for on-campus and distance students." Distance Education. 37 (1), pp. 22-40. https://doi.org/10.1080/01587919.2016.1158768

Contributing to evidence-based healthcare cultures through lifelong learning

Beccaria, Lisa, Moloney, Clint and Lockwood, Craig. 2015. "Contributing to evidence-based healthcare cultures through lifelong learning." Lawrence, Jill, Perrin, Cheryl and Kiernan, Eleanor (ed.) Building professional nursing communication. Port Melbourne, Australia. Cambridge University Press. pp. 205-240

The interrelationships between student approaches to learning and group work

Beccaria, Lisa, Kek, Megan, Huijser, Henk, Rose, Jayln and Kimmins, Lindy. 2014. "The interrelationships between student approaches to learning and group work." Nurse Education Today. 34 (7), pp. 1094-1103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2014.02.006

Nursing students' perceptions and understanding of intimate partner violence

Beccaria, Gavin, Beccaria, Lisa, Dawson, Rhonda, Gorman, Don, Harris, Julie A. and Hossain, Delwar. 2013. "Nursing students' perceptions and understanding of intimate partner violence." Nurse Education Today. 33 (8), pp. 907-911. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2012.08.004

The relationship between distance students’ health risk and health-promoting behaviours, stress, strain, coping and academic outcomes

Beccaria, Lisa M.. 2013. The relationship between distance students’ health risk and health-promoting behaviours, stress, strain, coping and academic outcomes. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland.

Nursing student's attitudes towards intimate partner violence

Beccaria, Lisa, Gorman, Don, Harris, Julie-Ann and Dawson, R.. 2009. "Nursing student's attitudes towards intimate partner violence." Health in Transition: Researching for the Future. Adelaide, Australia 16 - 20 Aug 2009

Perceived facilitators and inhibitors for the use of personal digital assistants (PDAs) by nurses: a systematic review

Moloney, Clint and Beccaria, Lisa Mara. 2009. "Perceived facilitators and inhibitors for the use of personal digital assistants (PDAs) by nurses: a systematic review." JBI Library of Systematic Reviews. 7 (33), pp. 1430-1491. https://doi.org/10.11124/01938924-200907330-00001

Parental and teacher influences on the consumption of plain drinking water by primary school aged children

Beccaria, Lisa Mara. 2007. Parental and teacher influences on the consumption of plain drinking water by primary school aged children. Masters Thesis Master of Health. University of Southern Queensland.