Chanika Ilangakoon

BN Hons, GradDip Nursing Practice (Paediatric Critical Care)



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Chanika's Researcher Profile


Chanika has a wealth of paediatric clinical experience, having previously worked at Paediatric Intensive Care at Royal Children's Hospital (RCH).

Chanika has been with Monash University since 2008, facilitating  PBL to Year 1 and 2 MBBS students. She joined Monash Nursing and Midwifery in 2014 as a sessional staff member, teaching predominately into the Masters Nursing Program. Since the beginning of 2016 Chanika started working full time at Monash Nursing and Midwifery, and has experience teaching various units in the Bachelor of Nursing. Chanika is currently enrolled to complete a PhD.


  • NUR5111 Contemporary nursing practice 1
  • NUR1010  Foundations of nursing and midwifery practice 1
  • NUR1102 Health Assessment in clinical practice
  • NUR1202 Legal issues and concepts
  • NUR5704 Pathophysiology for advanced paediatric clinical nursing

Research interests

  • paediatric nursing
  • nursing education
  • inter-professional education
  • graduate nurses transition to the clinical environment
  • active learning

Research methodologies

  • qualitative methods


  • Research Degrees Advisory Board
  • ANMF