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How Prepared are Graduate Nurses to Embrace the Information Technology Revolution in Australian University Teaching?


Dianne Pelletier  RN, BScN, Dip Ed, BEdStud, MSciSoc, FCN(NSW), FRCNA



At the University of Technology Sydney, Dianne Pelletier is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health and a Deputy Director in the UTS Centre for Health Services Management. She teaches in acute medical surgical/Intensive Care Nursing and more recently Information Management. She has researched in the areas of  graduate students' career paths, the experiences of patients receiving Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators, patients undergoing day surgery, and  nurses' work roles. She has an active interest in Health Informatics and the  use of Information Technology in health care. Dianne is currently  researching the patterns of Intrahospital Transfers in several Australian  hospitals and is also on sabbatical at Yale University.