Janet Curtis

Lecturer

Dip Phys Ed., BSc, Nat Dip Ambulance (L6), Grad Cert Intensive Care Paramedic, Grad Dip Intensive Care Paramedicine, Cert Adult Teaching (L4), MSc (Hons), MEH, MPA

Telephone: +61 3 9904 4385

Fax: +61 3 9904 4168

Email:  janet.m.curtis@monash.edu

Biography

Janet joined the staff at Monash University, DCEHPP this year, bringing with her a background in Psychology and Emergency Medicine.  Janet was an Intensive Care Paramedic with St John Ambulance, New Zealand. Prior to this Janet worked as a counsellor in the drug and alcohol field, family court counselling and private practice.
She has done Aid work in Kyrgyzstan designing and implementing a pre-hospital emergency medical programme for rural ambulance workers.  During that time Janet also provided medical care to the homeless in Bishkek.
Janet is doing a PhD with Monash, looking at the effectiveness of workplace bullying interventions in an emergency service.

Teaching

Research Interests

  • Workplace bullying in Emergency Services
  • Healthy work environments in Emergency Services
  • Mental Health of Emergency workers

Supervision

Grants

Peer Reviewed Publications

Curtis, J.M. The patient with acute lower back pain. In: Boyd, L. Johnson, M. Archer, F. Grantham, H. (Eds.) Paramedic Principles and Practice Australia and New Zealand: A Clinical Reasoning Approach. Elsevier Publishers. (Contracted: In progress)

Johnson, M. & Curtis, J.M. The patient with Anaphylaxis. In: Boyd, L. Johnson, M. Archer, F. Grantham, H. (Eds.) Paramedic Principles and Practice Australia

Book chapters