Catherine Wilson

MN, Graduate Diploma of Business (eBusiness and Communication), Graduate Certificate in Case Management, BN (Post-Registration), Renal Certificate (ENB136), RN



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Cath's Researcher Profile


Catherine has extensive experience in leading the delivery of nursing and education services, as a health care manager and educator. She has provided leadership in acute sector health care to clinical educators, managers and clinicians over many years. Catherine has a track record in establishing education programs, setting up acute services, and a focus on quality person-centred practice.

Over twenty years of Catherine’s career was spent specialising in renal services. Additionally, she has experience in sub-acute care. Catherine also has interests in the nursing care of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Catherine has completed a Master of Nursing, inclusive of a research project about person-centredness with older people in residential care. Catherine also holds qualifications in business, case management and renal nursing. Recently she has become a lecturer at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia where she facilitates active learning to prepare students for professional practice.


  • NUR1105 - Foundations of leadership and professional practice, Unit Coordinator
  • NUR3005 - Chronic illness management in primary care, Unit Coordinator
  • NUR1001 - Professional and scholarly communication
  • NUR1202 - Legal issues and concepts
  • NUR1205 - Population and socio-cultural health research.

Research interests

  • operationalisation of person-centred care with older people in residential care
  • the adoption of person-centredness in nursing curricula
  • the use of patient narrative in health professional education and training


Catherine is available to supervise honours and masters students research topics related to
  • person-centredness
  • chronic illness care and management
  • chronic illness: self-management and self-determination
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder.


  • Indigenous Health Curriculum Committee (Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences)


Wilson, C., Moss, C., & Willetts, G. 2016. Achieving person-centredness with older people in residential aged care. Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal, 23(7), 47.