Josephine Tighe

BN, Crit Care Cert (ICU) Master Clinical Education



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Josie's Researcher Profile


In 25 years as a clinically based registered nurse, Josie has specialised in the Critical Care areas of General Intensive Care, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care, Coronary Care, Emergency Department, High Dependency, and Post Anaesthetic Care (PACU). Josie has also worked as a ‘Bush Nurse’ in the Western Districts of Victoria, and has worked in public and private health facilities in regional and metropolitan areas across Australia.

Josie commenced at Monash Nursing and Midwifery as a teaching associate in February 2015 and accepted a Lecturer December 2015. Josie is currently completing a Masters of Clinical Education in research.


  • NUR1010 – Foundations of nursing and midwifery
  • NUR1105 – Foundations of leadership and professional practice
  • NUR1202 – Legal issue and concepts
  • International Qualified Nurse (IQN) Program

Research interests

  • Clinical education
  • Transition to practice
  • Preparation for practice
  • Enhancing undergraduate education

    Research methodologies

  • Qualitative Methodology , (Phenomenology)

Professional affiliations

  • Australian Nursing Federation, 2012 - present
  • Australian Nurse Teachers Society