James Bonnamy

MNurs, Grad Cert Health Professional Education, BN(Hons), BNurs, MACN, RN



t: +61 3 9904 4017
e: james.bonnamy@monash.edu
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James joined Monash Nursing and Midwifery as a Lecturer in 2015, having previously held an Assistant Lecturer position since 2013.

James has a Bachelor of Nursing and Master of Nursing from Monash University. He has also completed a Graduate Certificate of Health Professional Education and a Bachelor of Nursing (Honours). James has completed the Nurse Immuniser Program (theory) through La Trobe University and has experience with immunisation across the lifespan.

Currently James is the Chief Examiner and Unit Coordinator for NUR1112 Fundamental Skills and Knowledge for Nursing and Midwifery Practice 1 and First Year Coordinator (Peninsula campus). James teaches into the Australian nursing studies program as well as the third year paramedic program, assisting with an extended scope of practice unit.

James has been a tutor for the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) and is part of the Ally Network at Monash University which supports LGBTIQ staff and students to feel safe and welcome on campus. He is also Deputy College Head of Aquila Non-Residential College, which helps students develop a strong sense of collegiality in a supportive environment without the need to live on campus.

His clinical career includes extensive experience in acute medical/surgical nursing as a Team Leader in the Victorian Adult Burns Service. He has worked as a Clinical Educator and afterhours Clinical Support Nurse where he was responsible for improving patient outcomes afterhours through the provision of advanced clinical skill support and education. James maintains fortnightly clinical practice at the Alfred Hospital as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.

James research interests lie in health professions education, having recently completed a systematic review looking at the experience of nurses who have supervised students who demonstrate unsafe practice on clinical placements.


  • NUR1112- Fundamental skills & knowledge for nursing & midwifery practice 1
  • NUR1114 - Fundamental skills & knowledge for nursing & midwifery practice 2
  • NUR2228 - Nursing practice contexts 2
  • EPP3022 - Extended care paramedic practice
  • NUR5112 - Nursing practice in the Australian healthcare context

Research interests

  • Medical/surgical nursing
  • Nursing and midwifery education
  • Environmental sustainability in healthcare
Research Methodologies
  • Systematic Review (Qualitative)
  • Mixed Methods

Research projects

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Research grants

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Professional affiliations

  • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Australian College of Nursing
  • Australasian Bariatric Innovations Group
  • Nurses Memorial Centre
  • Australian & New Zealand Burn Association


  • Pre-registration Degrees Committee


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