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Dr Janice Layh (Cope)

MAdvanNursPrac Sunshine Coast, GCHlthMgt Qld.UT, BHlthSci/HlthPromo E.Cowan.

  • Lecturer, Nursing
+61 7 5456 5766
Office location
Sunshine Coast
Janice Layh

Janice Layh has been lecturing at USC since 2007 across nursing undergraduate and post graduate courses. She has 42 years of acute experience in nursing and midwifery in acute hospital settings, including emergency and retrieval nursing.

Janice has completed a Bachelor degree in Health Promotion, Graduate Certificate in Health Management, Masters in Advanced Nursing Practice and is currently completing PhD studies in Moral distress in end-of-life care in the multidisciplinary context. She is also involved with mentor support at the Australian College of Nursing for the Emerging Nurse Leader program.

Professional Memberships 

  • Australian College of Nursing
  • College of Emergency Nursing Australasia

Research areas

  • Moral distress in end-of-life care
  • Case study methodology

Teaching areas

  • Complex care
  • Emergency nursing
  • Preparation for Practice
  • Nursing Internship

Program coordinator

Janice's areas of expertise includes, emergency nursing, rehabilitation, quality of life, resuscitation.

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