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School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine

Programs

Research

The NURTURE research group builds on the strengths of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine to maximise interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research collaboration. Our mission is to deliver health dividends locally, nationally and in international communities. We do this through testing of clinical, health service and educational innovations, development of multidisciplinary research teams and the translation of research into practice. We strive to NURTURE the next generation of health professionals.

Research spotlight

Mother and baby using a Pepi-pod
The Queensland Pepi-Pod® Program

The Pēpi-Pod® sleep space program enables more vulnerable babies to have a safe space for sleeping every time and place they sleep. Learn more about this exciting research project and it's results.

A career in care

We celebrate nurses at different stages of their working  life, including those pursuing a higher-degree by research.

Research students

Progress knowledge and pursue your research passion under the supervision of our school's skilled researchers and industry experts.

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Facilities

Hands-on learning

UniSC campuses have some of the most advanced facilities in Australia. Modern laboratories, equipment and specialist simulated environments replicate what happens in real life, so you learn hands-on skills. Explore UniSC's simulated ambulance, nursing and midwifery wards and more.

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News

Medallist defies the odds on inspiring academic journey
5 May

University of the Sunshine Coast’s Chancellor’s Medallist Kristy Benson has proven she likes to defy expectations, even her own.

Graduate Jessica Farinosi at Moreton Bay campus
Retail manager becomes nurse with USC degree
12 Apr

A former retail worker has overcome self-doubt to excel in her University of the Sunshine Coast studies, graduating at the Moreton Bay campus last week with a Nursing Science degree, an academic award – and a sought-after job at a private hospital at Kippa-Ring.

Paramedics at work - file Getty Photo
New study explores mental wellbeing of paramedics
21 Jul 2021

A USC Australia academic who worked as a paramedic in London for 10 years after the 2005 terrorist bombings is now researching the coping strategies of people in the profession.