Sheena McChlery

Sheena McChlery
Graduate Certificate in University Teaching; B Soc Sc (First Class Honours); RN; RM
Acting Course Coordinator, Graduate Diploma of Midwifery; Unit coordinator; Lecturer
Phone: 9433 0216

Sheena has taught midwifery in the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery (GDM) since the inception of this course in 2012. Sheena is currently the acting Course Coordinator of the GDM course, as well as coordinating and teaching in units across the three semester of the course. Sheena is currently completing her PhD at Murdoch University; she has a strong interest in feminist explorations of women's health.
Teaching Areas


Research and engagement

Journal Articles and Proceedings
Pennell, C.E., Henderson, J.J., O’Neill, M.J., McChlery, S., Doherty, D.A., & Dickinson, J.E. (2009). Induction of labour in nulliparous women with an unfavourable cervix: A randomised controlled trial comparing double and single balloon catheters and PGE2 gel. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 116 (11), 1443-1452.

McChlery, S. (2007). The perioperative care of a super morbidly obese pregnant woman: A case study. Journal of Perioperative Practice, 17(11), 530-534.
Conference Papers
  • “Reshaping the research process: Supervision as interdisciplinary knowledge-sharing” Presentation at the Postgraduate Supervision Conference, 2015, South Africa, 24th-27th March, 2015.
  • “Innovation in undergraduate curriculum design: A dream or reality?” Presentation at the 14th National Nurse Education Conference, Perth, WA, 13th April, 2012.
  • McChlery, S. Staying afloat – the perioperative care of a super morbidly obese pregnant woman. Paper presented at the 13th ACORN (Australian College of Operating Room Nurses) National Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, 22nd May, 2008.
  • McChlery, S. Transporting to another galaxy - the perioperative care of a super morbidly obese pregnant woman. Paper presented at the 40th ORNA (Operating Room Nurses Association WA) Annual Conference, Perth, WA, 8th November, 2008.
Professional Affiliations
Australian College of Midwives