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Nursing educator

Robin Jennifer Watts, Australian nursing educator. Recipient Scholarships Health Department, Western Australia, 1978, Olive Anstey Memorial Fund, Western Australia, 1987, Annual prize Anthropol. Society, Western Australia, 1982; doctoral fellow University Colorado, 1987.

Background

Watts, Robin Jennifer was born on July 31, 1944 in Perth, Australia. Daughter of Jack Cecil Arthur and Dorothy Murray (Stamp) Watts.

Education

Diploma nursing education, College Nursing, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1972. Bachelor in Social Science, Western Australia Institute of Technology, Perth, 1984. Master Health Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 1980.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Colorado, Denver, 1991.

Career

Staff nurse, Atherton (Queesland, Australia) District Hospital, 1967;nurse, Lady Minto Hospital, Ashcroft, B.C., Canada, 1967-1969;director nursing school, Hospital de Occidente, Santa Rosa de Copan, Honduras, 1969-1971;nurse educator, Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, 1973-1976;senior tutor, lecturer, Western Australia Institute Technology, Perth, 1976-1978;senior lecturer, WAIT, Perth, 1980-1983;head School Nursing, WAIT, Perth, 1983-1986;head School Nursing, Curtin U., Perth, 1989-1995;professor School Nursing, Curtin U., Perth, since 1996. Consultant Health and Education Depts., Brunei, 1986, Prince of Songkla U., Thailand, 1986, 92-, Burapha U., Thailand, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Caring and Nursing, 1991.

Membership

Fellow Royal College Nursing. Member Australian Public Health Association, Australia Health Ethics Committee (chairperson subcommittee 1991-1993), Nurses Board Western Australia (chairperson committee 1982-1986, 92-96), Australian Council Deans of Nursing (treasurer 1993-1995), Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

father:
Jack Cecil Arthur Watts

mother:
Dorothy Murray (Stamp) Watts