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Dr Claire Minton

Senior Lecturer

School of Nursing

Claire’s research platform includes the trajectory of a prolonged critical illness, patients and family experiences, fundamentals of care within the acute care context, particularly the ICU environment, the impact of the acute care environment on patients’ experiences and students’ experiences within the clinical environment. Central to Claire’s research portfolio is a concern for patients and their family’s experiences of a critical illness, particularly when the illness is prolonged. There is a significant focus on the trajectories of a prolonged critical illness throughout case study research that concentrates on the experiences of the patient, their family and the healthcare professionals who provide their care. 

Claire is a Istrong advocate of Fundamentals of Care Framework being the platform for all other care, and through research and teaching understand the importance of this being embedded in all aspects of nursing practice. She is a member of the International Learning Collaborative a network bringing people together to improve the delivery of fundamental care in health systems.

Dr Claire Minton received her Masters of Nursing in 2002 and her PhD in Nursing in 2016 from Massey University. Claire is a senior lecturer and clinical lead within the School of Nursing at Massey University. Her teaching specialisation includes an acute care focus as coordinator for a number of course within the Bachelor of Nursing and post-graduate program. Within the Bachelor of Nursing programme she is clinical lead across three delivery sites in which she coordinates the praxis component of the Bachelor of Nursing. Her clinical background includes 15 years within the intensive care specialty.

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Professional

Contact details

  • Location: Social Science Tower
    Campus: Tiritea

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Intensive care nursing

Acute care nursing

The patient and family experience of illness

Fundamentals of Care 

Long-term ICU patients 

Thematics

Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care) (111003): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Nursing (111000)

Keywords

Acute care nursing

Intensive care nursing

The patients experience of acute illness

Long-term ICU patients

Fundamentals of Care

Bullying 

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 5

Research Outputs

Journal

Minton, C., & Birks, M. (2019). "You can't escape it": Bullying experiences of New Zealand nursing students on clinical placement. Nurse Education Today.
[Journal article]Authored by: Minton, C.
Minton, C., Batten, L., & Huntington, A. (2019). A multicase study of prolonged critical illness in the intensive care unit: Families’ experiences. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing. 50, 21-27
[Journal article]Authored by: Huntington, A., Minton, C.
Minton, C., & Batten, L. (2018). Fundamental nursing care: getting back to ‘basics’. Nursing Review. 18(3)
[Journal article]Authored by: Minton, C.
Minton, C. (2018). New Zealand nursing students’ experience of bullying/harassmentwhile on clinical placement: A cross-sectional survey. Collegian. 25(6), 583-589 Retrieved from https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1322769618300532?via=ihub
[Journal article]Authored by: Minton, C.
Minton, C., Batten, LS., & Huntington, A. (2018). The impact of a prolonged stay in the ICU on patients' fundamental care needs. Journal of Clinical Nursing. , 1-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Huntington, A., Minton, C.
Batten, L., & Minton, C. (2017). Appeared to sleep well: How much sleep has your patient had and why does it matter. Nursing Review. (4), 15-19
[Journal article]Authored by: Minton, C.
Minton, C., & Batten, LS. (2016). Rethinking the intensive care environment: Considering nature in nursing practice. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 25, 269-277
[Journal article]Authored by: Minton, C.
Minton, CM. (2015). Long-term ICU patients face many challenges. Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand. 21(7), 18-19
[Journal article]Authored by: Minton, C.
Minton, C., & Carryer, J. (2005). Memories of former intensive care patients six months following discharge.. Contemporary nurse : a journal for the Australian nursing profession. 20(2), 152-158
[Journal article]Authored by: Carryer, J., Minton, C.

Thesis

Minton, CM. (2017). A multicase study of a prolonged critical illness in the Intensive Care Unit : patient, family and nurses' trajectories. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand) Minton, C., Huntington, A., & Batten, L. (2018). A multicase study of a prolonged critical illness in the intensive care unit: Patient and family trajectories. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Huntington, A., Minton, C.Edited by: Huntington, A.

Conference

Minton, C., Huntington, A., & Batten, L.(2018). A multicase study of a prolonged critical illness in the intensive care unit: Nurses' experiences throughout the trajectory. . The Hilton, Auckland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Huntington, A., Minton, C.
Minton, C., Batten, L., & Huntington, A.A mulitcase study of a prolonged critical illness in the intensive care unit. Poster session presented at the meeting of ANZICS New Zealand Annual Scientific meeting. Auckland
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Huntington, A., Minton, C.
Minton, CM.A Multicase Study of a Prolonged Critical Illness in the Intensive Care Unit: Patient and Family. . Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland.
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Minton, C.
Minton, CM. (2017). Fundamental cares as a platform for all care: A challenge for nurse educators. Poster session presented at the meeting of Australasian Nurse Educators Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Minton, C.
Minton, CM. (2015, October). The long term patient: In for the long haul. Presented at Australian New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) and Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN) Annual Scientific meeting. SkyCity Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Minton, C.
Minton, CM.(2011, November). When the closest thing to home is an ICU bed: Multiple perspectives of long-term admission. .
[Conference]Authored by: Minton, C.Contributed to by: Minton, C.
Benn, CA., & Minton, CM. (2008). Breastfeeding after intensive care. In Australian Critical Care Vol. 21 (pp. 59 - 60). , Monitoring the Future: 32nd ANZICS/ACCCN Annual Scientific Meeting on Intensive Care, incorporating the 13th Australian and New Zealand Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Minton, C.
Minton, CM., & Benn, CA. (2008). The intensive care experience of maternity patients. In Australian Critical Care Vol. 21 (pp. 59 - 59). , Monitoring the Future: 32nd ANZICS/ACCCN Annual Scientific Meeting on Intensive Care, incorporating the 13th Australian and New Zealand Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Minton, C.

Supervision and Teaching

Teaching

Acute care nursing

Assessment and clinical decision making

Courses Coordinated

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