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Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Newcastle, 23/05/2008
  • Master of Nursing, University of Newcastle, 21/06/2002
  • Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Advanced Practice), University of Newcastle, 08/12/1998
  • Bachelor of Nursing, University of Newcastle, 02/05/1996

Research

Research keywords

  • Advance Care Directives
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Community Aged Care
  • Internationalisation
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Residential Aged Care Facilities

Research expertise

Social, ethical, and political issues in aged care (community & residential aged care facilities) using quantitative and qualitative methods, RNs' roles and functions in RACFs, end-of-life care decision making, Advance Care Planning and Advance Care Directives in RACFs.

Languages

  • English
  • Korean

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
111000Nursing85
111299Oncology And Carcinogenesis Not Elsewhere Classified15

Memberships

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • NSW Nurses Association
  • Royal College of Nursing Australia

Committee/Associations (relevant to research).

  • Australian Association of Gerontology
  • Central Coast Primary Dementia Care Network
  • Hunter Aeing Research

Awards

Other

1998Hunter Valley Chapter Prize for the Graduate Diploma in Nursing
Royal College of Nursing Australia (Australia)

Recognition.

2009Vice-Chancellor's Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
University of Newcastle (Australia)
Enhancing the learning experiences of international Bachelor of Nursing (BN) students
2009Faculty Excellence in International Collaborations Award
University of Newcastle (Australia)
In recognition and appreciation of outstanding performance and contribution to the Faculty of Health and the University of Newcastle

Research Award.

2013Central Coast Campus Friends Research Award
University of Newcastle (Australia)
Contributions to excellence in research.

Invitations

Advance Care Planning and Advance Care Directives
Baptist Community Service, Australia (External Lecture)
2006
Advance Care Directives in Australia
SESIAHS, Australia (External lecture)
2005

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Course coordinating, Setting up on/off-line exam, Setting up Blackboard for courses, Finalising results using statistics, Running Blackboard and Turnitin,

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Aged Care
  • Fundamentals in Nursing
  • Law and Ethics
  • Palliative Care

Teaching expertise

Law and Ethics in nursing, Foundations of nursing, Nursing therapeutics for old person,

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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

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Chapter (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Day JL, Taylor ACT, Hunter S, Jeong S, Armitage D, Keatinge D, Higgins I, 'Community Care', Medical-Surgical Nursing: Critical thinking in Client Care, Pearson, Sydney 35-54 (2013) [B2]
2011Day JL, Armitage D, Jeong Y-S, Hunter S, Keatinge DR, Higgins IJ, 'Community-based nursing care', Medical Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care, Pearson Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW 37-52 (2011) [B2]

Journal article (24 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Gillan PC, Jeong S, van der Riet PJ, 'End of life care simulation: A review of the literature', Nurse Education Today, 34 766-774 (2014)
2014Gillan PC, van der Riet PJ, Jeong S, 'End of life care education, past and present: A review of the literature', NURSE EDUCATION TODAY, 34 331-342 (2014)
2013Gillan PC, Parmenter G, van der Riet PJ, Jeong S, 'The experience of end of life care simulation at a rural Australian University', NURSE EDUCATION TODAY, 33 1435-1439 (2013) [C1]
2013Jeong S, 'The majority of hospitalised elderly people at high risk of dying have thought about end-of-life care, though documentation of preferences in medical records may be lacking', Evidence-Based Nursing, (2013)
2013Ohr SO, Mcmillan M, Jeong S, Parker V, 'Organizational support in the recruitment and transition of overseas-qualified nurses: Lessons learnt from a study tour', Nursing and Health Sciences, (2013)
2012Jeong Y-S, McMillan MA, Higgins IJ, 'Gerotranscendence: The phenomenon of Advance Care Planning', Journal of Religion, Spirituality & Aging, 24 146-163 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Isabel Higgins

2011Jeong Y-S, Higgins IJ, McMillan MA, 'Experiences with advance care planning: Older people and family members' perspective', International Journal of Older People Nursing, 6 176-186 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Isabel Higgins

2011Hoffman KA, Dempsey J, Levett-Jones TL, Noble DI, Hickey N, Jeong Y-S, et al., 'The design and implementation of an Interactive Computerised Decision Support Framework (ICDSF) as a strategy to improve nursing students' clinical reasoning skills', Nurse Education Today, 31 587-594 (2011) [C1]
2011Bembridge ER, Levett-Jones TL, Jeong Y-S, 'The transferability of information and communication technology skills from university to the workplace: A qualitative descriptive study', Nurse Education Today, 31 245-252 (2011) [C1]
2011Jeong Y-S, Higgins IJ, McMillan MA, 'Experiences with advance care planning: Nurses' perspective', International Journal of Older People Nursing, 6 165-175 (2011) [C1]
2011Jeong Y-S, Hickey N, Levett-Jones TL, Pitt VL, Hoffman KA, Norton CA, Ohr SO, 'Understanding and enhancing the learning experiences of culturally and linguistically diverse nursing students in an Australian bachelor of nursing program', Nurse Education Today, 31 238-244 (2011) [C1]
2010Jeong Y-S, Higgins IJ, McMillan MA, 'The essentials of Advance Care Planning for end-of-life care for older people', Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19 389-397 (2010) [C1]
2010Ohr SO, Parker VT, Jeong Y-S, Joyce TA, 'Migration of nurses in Australia: Where and why?', Australian Journal of Primary Health, 16 17-24 (2010) [C1]
2010Levett-Jones TL, Hoffman KA, Dempsey J, Jeong Y-S, Noble DI, Norton CA, et al., 'The 'five rights' of clinical reasoning: An educational model to enhance nursing students' ability to identify and manage clinically 'at risk' patients', Nurse Education Today, 30 515-520 (2010) [C1]
2010Bembridge ER, Levett-Jones TL, Jeong Y-S, 'The preparation of technologically literate graduates for professional practice', Contemporary Nurse, 35 18-25 (2010) [C1]
2010Bembridge ER, Levett-Jones TL, Jeong Y-S, 'The transferability of information and communication technology skills from university to the workplace: A qualitative descriptive study', HNE Handover. For Nurses and Midwives, 3 34-41 (2010) [C2]
2010Jeong Y-S, Hickey N, Levett-Jones TL, Pitt VL, Hoffman KA, Norton CA, Ohr SO, 'Understanding and enhancing the learning experiences of culturally diverse nursing students in a bachelor of nursing program', HNE Handover. For Nurses and Midwives, 3 21-27 (2010) [C2]

Co-authors: Tracy Levett-jones

2009Jeong Y-S, 'Hip fracture: Nutritional supplements', JBI COnNECT+, 6350 (2009) [C3]
2009Jeong Y-S, 'Discharge: Residential aged care', JBI ConNect+, 6301 (2009) [C3]
2009Jeong Y-S, 'Eye prosthesis: Management', JBI COnNECT+, 6788 (2009) [C3]
2008Bembridge ER, Jeong Y-S, 'Student nurse confidence: A reflection', HNE Handover for Nurses and Midwives, 1 48-49 (2008) [C3]
2007Jeong Y-S, Higgins IJ, McMillan MA, 'Advance care planning (ACP): The nurse as 'broker' in residential aged care facilities', Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profession, 26 184-195 (2007) [C1]
2004Jeong Y-S, Keatinge DR, 'Innovative leadership and management in a nursing home', Journal of Nursing Management, 12 445-451 (2004) [C1]
2003Jeong Y-S, McMillan MA, 'Documentation leads to reform. Reality or myth', Geriaction, 21 22-25 (2003) [C1]
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Review (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2003Jeong Y-S, Stein IL, 'Ageing in Place', Geriaction (2003) [D1]

Conference (38 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Ohr S, Parker V, Jeong S, McMillan M, 'Nursing education to meet the global movement of nurses: from Australian context', Ewha Womens University, Seoul Korea (2014)
2014Deasey D, Kable A, Jeong S, 'Care of the Older Person in Emergency (COPE) Study Results', Australian Association of Gerontology & Aged Community Services, The Glasshouse, Port Macquarie (2014)
2013Jeong S, Hickey N, Hoffman K, Norton C, Noble D, Pich J, et al., 'Improving experiences of clinical supervisors with undergraduate nursing students in the Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD)', HNE Handover for Nurses and Midwives, Newcastle (2013) [E3]
2013Kim M, Higgins I, Jeong Y, McMillan M, 'Ethnography: Reflections of a novice researcher.', Care for Vulnerable Population: Global Perspectives, Seoul, Korea (2013) [E3]
2013Jeong S, Ohr S, 'Perceptions of older people from CALD backgrounds on end-of-life care issues', Australian Association of Gerontology, Sydney (2013) [E3]
2013Ohr S, Parker V, Jeong S, McMillan M, 'Supporting the Integration of Overseas Qualified Nurses into the Australian Nursing Workforce', HNE Handover for Nurses and Midwives, Newcastle, NSW (2013) [E3]
2013Jeong S, Ohr S, 'A cross-sectional survey of perceptions of community-dwelling older people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background on End-of-life care issues', HNE Handover for Nurses and Midwives, Newcastle (2013) [E3]
2013Ohr S, Jeong S, 'End of life issues among older persons from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds', International Council of Nurses 25th Quadrennial Congress, Melbourne (2013) [E3]
2013Ohr S, Jeong S, Parker V, McMillan M, 'Working Together: Overseas Qualified Nurses And Local Nurses In Australia Context', International Council of Nurses 25th Quadrennial Congress, Melbourne (2013) [E3]
2013Cho G, Higgins I, Jeong S, McMillan M, Conway J, 'Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities in South Korea', Published of the ICN conference 2013, Melbourne, Australia (2013)
2013Cho G, Jeong S, McMillan M, Conway J, Higgins I, Kwon K, 'Future directions for care of older people in rsidential aed care facilities in South Korea', Global Science and Technology Forum, Singapore (2013)

Co-authors: Isabel Higgins

2012Cho G, Higgins IJ, Jeong Y-S, McMillan MA, Conway JF, 'The quality of care in residential aged care facilities in South Korea', 2nd Eulji International Nursing Conference: Fostering Artistic Nursing Potential through Communication, Seoul, Korea (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Isabel Higgins

2012Hickey N, Jeong Y-S, Van Der Riet PJ, Norton CA, 'The experiences of Australian students with international students from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds in a Bachelor of Nursing Program', 14th National Nurse Education Conference 2012. Speaker Abstracts, Perth, WA (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Pamela Vanderriet

2011Dempsey J, Levett-Jones TL, Hoffman KA, Bourgeois S, Jeong Y-S, Hunter S, et al., 'Pandoras Box: simulation, reflection, cognitive errors and clinical reasoning', 4th International Clinical Skills Conference: Showcasing Innovation and Evidenced Based Clinical Skills Education and Practice: Abstracts, Prato, Tuscany (2011) [E3]
2011Jeong Y-S, 'The experience of 'gerotranscendence' among older people', 8th International Nursing Conference: INC2011, Seoul (2011) [E3]
2011Kim MR, Higgins IJ, Jeong Y-S, McMillan MA, 'A critical review of the literature relating to cancer pain management, policy and the uptake of guidelines', 8th International Nursing Conference: INC2011, Seoul (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Isabel Higgins

2011Hoffman KA, Dempsey J, Levett-Jones TL, Jeong Y-S, Noble DI, Kenny RP, et al., 'Examining the relationship between interpersonal communication skills and nursing students' clinical reasoning ability', 4th International Clinical Skills Conference: Showcasing Innovation and Evidenced Based Clinical Skills Education and Practice: Abstracts, Prato, Tuscany (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Tracy Levett-jones

2011Kim MR, Higgins IJ, Jeong Y-S, McMillan MA, 'Sustainability of approaches to management of cancer pain: Evidence and unanswered questions', 8th International Nursing Conference: INC2011, Seoul (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Isabel Higgins

2010Jeong Y-S, 'Advance care planning (ACP): The nurse as 'broker' in residential aged care facilities', Inaugural International Advance Care Planning 2010 Conference, Melbourne, Vic (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Isabel Higgins

2010Jeong Y-S, Hickey N, Norton CA, Noble DI, 'What impact does language have on international students' clinical reasoning during simulation?', Symposium: Simulation and Beyond. Creative Teaching Approaches for Improving Patient Safety. Program, Pokolbin, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Jeong Y-S, Pitt VL, Hickey N, Norton CA, 'Understanding and enhancing the learning experiences of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) nursing students at an Australian University', 3rd International Nurse Education Conference. Poster Programme, Sydney (2010) [E3]
2010Jeong Y-S, 'The experience of 'Gerotranscendence' through Advance Care Planning (ACP)', Australasian Journal of Ageing, Hobart, TAS (2010) [E3]
2010Levett-Jones TL, Hoffman KA, Dempsey J, Bourgeois S, Hunter S, Jeong Y-S, 'Enhancing nursing students' clinical reasoning skills through their engagement with interactive computerised case studies', 3rd International Nurse Education Conference. Programme, Sydney (2010) [E3]
2010Bembridge ER, Levett-Jones TL, Jeong Y-S, 'University vs reality: Are the information and communication (ICT) skills of new graduate nurses working in regional/ semi metropolitan areas transferable to the workplace?', 3rd International Nurse Education Conference. Programme, Sydney (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Tracy Levett-jones

2010Ohr SO, Parker VT, Jeong Y-S, Joyce TA, 'The workplace experiences of overseas qualified nurses and Australian nurses in the Australian context', 2010 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Program & Abstracts, Darwin, NT (2010) [E3]
2010Jeong Y-S, 'The experience of 'Gerotranscendence' among older people through Advance Care Planning (ACP)', 5th National CAPS Conference. Ageing and Spirituality: Resistance, Resilience and Change, Canberra, ACT (2010) [E3]
2010Dempsey J, Jeong Y-S, Levett-Jones TL, Hoffman KA, 'Reasoning without reflecting', 3rd International Nurse Education Conference. Programme, Sydney (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Tracy Levett-jones

2010Jeong Y-S, 'Advance care planning as an innovative approach for older people in residential aged care facilities', Inaugural International Advance Care Planning 2010 Conference, Melbourne, Vic (2010) [E3]
2009Jeong Y-S, 'The experience of 'gerotranscendence' through Advance Care Planning (ACP)', Australasian Journal on Ageing, Canberra, ACT (2009) [E3]
2009Hoffman KA, Dempsey J, Levett-Jones TL, Hunter S, Hickey N, Roche JM, et al., 'Enhancing nursing students' clinical reasoning skills through their engagement with computerised decision support frameworks', Australasian Nurse Educators Conference 2009: Concurrent Sessions, Christchurch, NZ (2009) [E3]
2009Ohr SO, Parker VT, Joyce TA, Jeong Y-S, 'The migration of nurses: Contributing factors and implications on the Australian health care system', 2009 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference: Abstracts and Presentations, Melbourne, VIC (2009) [E3]
2009Jeong Y-S, 'Advance Care Planning (ACP): The nurse as 'broker' in residential aged care facilities', Australasian Journal on Ageing, Canberra, ACT (2009) [E3]
2009Jeong Y-S, 'The experiences of older people, families, and nurses with Advance Care Planning (ACP)', Australasian Journal on Ageing, Canberra, ACT (2009) [E3]
2008Jeong Y-S, 'A current clinical education system in Australia', The Clinical Teaching Forum in Nursing Education Program, Seoul, Korea (2008) [E3]
2008Jeong Y-S, 'Advance care planning (ACP) as innovative nursing care to residents with end stage dementia', The Fourth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and The Sixth Hong Kong Nursing Symposium on Cancer Care: Conference Programme, Hong Kong (2008) [E3]
2008Jeong Y-S, 'The implementation and outcomes of advance care planning (ACP) and advance care directives (ACDs)', Australasian Journal of Ageing, Fremantle, WA (2008) [E3]
2007Jeong Y-S, 'Advance care planning in residential aged care facilities', 6th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing: ERA 2007. Conference Proceedings, Adelaide, SA (2007) [E1]
2002Jeong Y-S, Chiang VC, Smart S, Murphy B, 'What Older Women Want?', The 13th International Council on Women's Health Issues, Seoul (2002) [E3]
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Thesis / Dissertation (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2002Jeong S, An investigation of nurses'' perceptions of changes occuring in a nursing home context since the introduction of the Aged Care Reforms in Australia, (2002) [T1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants9
Total funding$335,151

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2013 (2 grants)

Recruit and retain clinical facilitators and mentors who can provide clinical supervision to undergraduate nursing students at CCLHD$69,500
Funding Body: HETI (Health Education and Training Institute)

Project Team
Doctor Sarah Jeong, Mrs Noelene Hickey, Ms Kerry Hoffman, Ms Danielle Noble, Mrs Carol Norton, Ms Janet Chesworth, Ms Linda Davidson, Ms Suzann Evans
SchemeRole
NSW ICTN Local Project FundChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$69,50020132013
GNo:G1300016

46th Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference, Sydney Australia, 27-29 November 2013$785
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health

Project Team
Doctor Sarah Jeong
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$78520132013
GNo:G1301056

2011 (1 grants)

The 8th International Nursing Conference, Seoul Korea, October 27-28th 2011$2,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health

Project Team
Doctor Sarah Jeong
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,00020112011
GNo:G1100947

2010 (1 grants)

43rd Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference: Building Bridges fro People, Policy and Practice, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania, 17 - 19 November 2010$620
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health

Project Team
Doctor Sarah Jeong
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$62020102010
GNo:G1000769

2008 (2 grants)

Examining the impact of simulated patients and information communication technology on nursing students’ clinical reasoning$220,000
Funding Body: Australian Teaching and Learning Council

SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$220,00020082008
GNo:184823945

The 4th Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference & The 6th Hong Kong Nursing Symposium on Cancer Care, 13/11/2008 - 15/11/2008$1,700
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Sarah Jeong
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,70020082008
GNo:G0189402

2007 (1 grants)

The First Asian International Conference on Humanised Health Care 2007, Khon Kaen Province, Thailand, 3/12/2007 - 5/12/2007$1,700
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Sarah Jeong
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,70020072007
GNo:G0188436

2006 (2 grants)

University Postgraduate Research Scholarship-Central$28,846
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

SchemeRole
Postgraduate Research Scholarship-CentralChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$28,84620062007
GNo:27061290

Advance Care Planning (ACP) and Advance Care Directives (ACDs) in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) in Australia$10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Sarah Jeong
SchemeRole
Early Career Researcher GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020062006
GNo:G0186768
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions5
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL1.35

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20132017PhD (Nursing)Co-SupervisorAn Examination of how Overseas Qualified Nurses and Australian Nurses Work Together in the Australian Context
20112018PhD (Nursing)Co-SupervisorNurses' Perception and Roles for Cancer Pain Management in the South Korea Healthcare Context - Critical Ethnographic Approach
20112015PhD (Nursing)Co-SupervisorDevelopment of Care Standards for Older South Koreans in Residential Aged Care Facilities
20102018PhD (Nursing)Co-SupervisorThe Experience of Undergraduate Nursing Students with End of Life Care Simulation
20092017PhD (Nursing)Co-SupervisorNurses' knowledge of ageing and attitudes towards older persons influencing clinical practice and therapeutic interactions in Emergency Department settings
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Dr Yeun-Sim (Sarah) Jeong

Work Phone(02) 4349 4535
Fax(02) 4349 4538
Email
PositionSenior Lecturer
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaNursing
Office
BIC123,
Health Precinct,
Ourimbah
10 Chittaway Road
Ourimbah NSW 2258
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/sarah-jeong