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Alison Devitt is a Clinical Nurse Consultant and Nursing Lecturer with expertise in chronic disease management, intellectual disability, and virtual healthcare. Over the past 8 years she has played a key role in the establishment of two virtual services which have provided healthcare to population groups who have historically been excluded from virtual care, including people living with intellectual disability or cognitive impairment and older people. Alison's research interests and publications are primarily in this area.

Education/Academic qualification

Healthcare, Trauma Informed Care and Practice, NSW Health Education and Training Institute (HETI)

Award Date: 26 Aug 2022

Higher Education, Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Charles Sturt University

Award Date: 14 Dec 2017

Theology, Graduate Diploma of Divinity, Morling Theological College

Award Date: 17 Jan 2014

Nursing, Master of Nursing, University of Western Sydney

Award Date: 20 Apr 2012

Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing, University of Western Sydney

Award Date: 04 May 2006

Healthcare, PhD candidate, A collaborative telehealth coaching intervention for the management of chronic conditions for people with mild intellectual disability, Charles Sturt University

27 Feb 2023 → …

External positions

Co-Lead Disability Stream Working Groups, Western NSW Local Health District (NSW Health)

16 Aug 2023 → …

Co-Chair WNSW LHD Disability Stream, Western NSW Local Health District

01 Jan 2023 → …

Research Project Manager, Western NSW Local Health District (NSW Health)

01 Jan 202325 Dec 2024

Clinical Nurse Consultant & Team Leader, Specialised Intellectual Disability Health Team, Western NSW Local Health District

23 Mar 2021 → …

Subject keywords

  • intellectual disability
  • developmental disabilities
  • virtual care
  • telehealth
  • Older people
  • telemonitoring
  • cognitive impairment


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