Jane Frost


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Jane qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1995 in the UK. Jane's clinical practice has been in diverse areas such as orthopaedics, plastic surgery, HDU, theatre and care of the older adult. Her career then took her to primary care. She worked in General Practice and then in Nurse led Walk in Centres in the UK. Jane qualified with a Masters of Nurse Practitioner in 2009. She undertook further qualifications in prescribing and contraceptive/sexual health.

In 2005 Jane became a Community Matron and set up and ran a nurse led Walk in Centre. As clinical lead she had responsibility for the centre, the staff, the care provided and the medication dispensed. She held this role until emigrating to Australia in 2008.

Jane was involved in the implementation and planning of the Walk-in Centre which opened in the Act in 2010 and continues to work in the centre/s on a casual basis as a Nurse Practitioner.

Jane believes strongly in the extended roles of nurses. Her interests include primary care, sexual health and chronic illness. She has worked at the university of Canberra since 2010 and is now an Assistant Professor (clinical) in Nursing. She enjoys teaching and is passionate about the use of simulation and making nursing education both relevant and enjoyable. 

In 2017, Jane was the first person in Australian to be conferred as a Doctor of Nurse Practitioner.

Areas of Teaching

Jane has been the unit convener for Learning for Professional Practice 3, learning for Professional Practice 4, Nursing Caring and Inquiry: Foundational and Nursing Caring and Inquiry: Chronicity.

She is particularly interested in communication, clinical skills Chronic illness & Primary health care

Research Interests

Jane's research interests include:

The use of simulation and in particular Mask-Ed™ in nurse education

  • Nurse Practitioners in Primary health care
  • The concept of Enablement.

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Projects 2016 2020

Research Output 2015 2019

A Mini-Review of Virtual Reality-Based Interventions to Promote Well-Being for People Living with Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment

D'Cunha, N. M., Nguyen, D., Naumovski, N., McKune, A. J., Kellett, J., Georgousopoulou, E. N., Frost, J. & Isbel, S., 20 May 2019, In : Gerontology. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Quality of Life
Interpersonal Relations
1 Citation (Scopus)
Nursing Students

Embracing simulation techniques in dietetics Education to create novel and effective learning experiences

KELLETT, J., BACON, R., LAWLIS, T., ISBEL, S. & FROST, J., 2018, p. 91. 54 p.

Research output: Contribution to conference (non-published works)Poster

health care
3 Citations (Scopus)

Using the lens of enablement to explore patients' experiences of Nurse Practitioner care in the Primary Health Care setting

Frost, J., Currie, M. J., Cruickshank, M. & Northam, H., Apr 2018, In : Collegian. 25, 2, p. 193-199 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nurse Practitioners
Primary Health Care
Referral and Consultation
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