Associate Professor Tracey Moroney
RN, PhD, BN (Hons), Grad Cert (Higher Education), NNC


Email: Tracey.Moroney@nd.edu.au

I began my nursing education at Sydney College of Advanced Education in 1985 and graduated in 1988. I began work at Prince Henry Hospital in 1988 in the neurosurgical/medical word and completed a post basic certificate in neurosciences at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 1990. After this I worked in several neurological units including a position as a clinical nurse consultant at Concord Hospital.

I completed a Bachelor of Nursing with first class Honours in 2000, my Honours project exploring the use of science by Registered Nurses. This research fostered the development of my doctoral research study which examined the Expert Nurse. My research has allowed me to develop insights into the development of knowledge and advanced practice, as well as theories of skill development. I completed a Doctor of Philosophy in 2007 at Sydney University, my thesis tilted Discovering the Expert: A Grounded Theory Study of Registered Nurses.

I have extensive experience in both undergraduate and postgraduate nurse education especially in the areas of clinical skill development, advanced and reflective practice and the development of clinical judgment. My clinical interests include neuroscience nursing, diabetes management and acute care.