Rachel Rossiter

Associate Professor

  • Leeds Parade, 1012

    2800 Orange

    Australia

  • 78 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
20002018

Personal profile

Personal profile

Rachel’s extensive clinical experience includes working in primary health care in Madagascar and the Solomon Islands and clinical, teaching and research experience in public health, general practice and mental health settings in urban and rural areas of New South Wales, Australia.

As an academic at the University of Newcastle, Rachel developed and implemented the curriculum for a Master of Mental Health Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) program and revised the Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) program. She then led these programs through the accreditation process required by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council for graduates to be eligible for endorsement to practice as Nurse Practitioners. She has extensive experience in subject and course development at several universities, including the University of Sharjah and now at Charles Sturt University.

Rachel’s research activities in Australia, Thailand, Egypt, East Africa and the United Arab Emirates include capacity building activities in cross-cultural settings, health promotion and early intervention, mindfulness-based interventions (MBSR and DBT), competency-based nursing curriculum, developing nursing capacity for advanced practice, Nurse Practitioner education and clinical practice development, mental health literacy and mental health workforce development and evaluating the effectiveness of on-line post-graduate academic education.

Education / Academic qualification

Health Science, Doctor of Health Science, The University of Sydney

Tertiary Education, Graduate Certificate in the Practice of Tertiary Teaching, University of Newcastle

Nursing, Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner), University of Newcastle

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Research Output 2000 2018

Mental health literacy of school nurses in the United Arab Emirates

Al-Yateem, N., Rossiter, R., Robb, W. & Slewa-Younan, S. 23 Jan 2018 In : International Journal of Mental Health Systems. 12, 6, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
United Arab Emirates
Health Literacy
Mental Health
Nurses
Surveys and Questionnaires
Open Access
secondary school
student
educator
data capture
rural community

Caring for a 'challenging' patient with a dual diagnosis

Stone, T. E. & Rossiter, R. 08 Sep 2017 Clinical Reasoning 2: Learning to think like a nurse. Levett-Jones, T. (ed.). 2nd ed. Australia: Pearson Australia, 11

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter (peer-reviewed)

Caring for a person with a complex and chronic health condition

Rossiter, R. & Stone, T. E. 08 Sep 2017 Clinical Reasoning: Learning to think like a nurse. Levett-Jones, T. (ed.). 2 ed. Australia: Pearson Australia, 12

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter (peer-reviewed)

Mental health literacy among pediatric hospital staff in the United Arab Emirates

Al-Yateem, N., Rossiter, R., Robb, W., Ahmad, A., Elhalik, M., Albloshi, S. & Slewa-Younan, S. 08 Dec 2017 In : BMC Psychiatry. 17, 390, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
United Arab Emirates
Health Literacy
Pediatric Hospitals
Mental Health
Delivery of Health Care

Activities 2017 2017

  • 3 Consultancy
  • 3 Invited talk

Final Report on CentaCare Funded Research Project undertaken by CSU

Kathryn Kent (Speaker), Rossiter, R. (Keynote speaker), Tanya Judge (Speaker), Clarke, D. (Speaker)
29 Nov 2017

Activity: Invited talk

Workshop for Egypt Development Fund (EDF) – Technical Nurse project

Rossiter, R. (Consultant), Sharon Brownie (Consultant)
15 Oct 201716 Oct 2017

Activity: Consultancy

Aga Khan University - East Africa- Nursing & Midwifery

Rossiter, R. (Invited speaker)
03 Jul 201707 Jul 2017

Activity: Invited talk

Developing a Competency-based Curriculum

Rossiter, R. (Consultant)
16 Oct 201730 Oct 2017

Activity: Consultancy

Developing a competency-based curriculum for technical nurses in Egypt

Sharon Brownie (Consultant), Rossiter, R. (Consultant), Charles Docherty (Consultant), Al-Yateem, N. (Consultant)
May 2017Jul 2017

Activity: Consultancy

Press / Media

Help is on the way

Rachel Rossiter & Sharon Brownie

22/12/17

1 media contribution

Press / Media

CSU and CentaCare Wilcannia-Forbes report highlights

Rachel Rossiter, Deborah Clarke, Tanya Judge & Kathryn Kent

12/12/17

1 item of media coverage

Press / Media

CSU research assists schooling transitions

Rachel Rossiter

28/11/17

1 item of media coverage

Press / Media

Doctors and nurses of future join forces

Rachel Rossiter

06/09/16

1 item of media coverage

Press / Media