Dr Lea Budden has been a registered nurse for over 30 years. She is a nurse academic researcher who works at James Cook University in the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition as a Senior Lecturer. Dr Budden's doctoral research (Phd) studied Australian women's decision styles and decision satisfaction for early breast cancer treatment. She is a member of the scientific working group for the Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trials Group (PC4) funded by Cancer Australia to develop and conduct cancer research in primary care.
Senior Lecturer, James Cook University
Lecturer, James Cook University
Nurse Educator, Townsville Genral Hospital, Australia
Registered Nurse, Liverpool Hospital, NSW Australia
James Cook University, Australia, PhD Doctor of Philosopyc(Nursing)
Flinder University, Australia, Master of Nursing
Unversity of Central Queensland, Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing)
University of Southern Queensland, Graduate Diploma of Education (Tertiary)
Queensland University of Technology, Diploma of Health Science (Nurse Education)
Liverpool Hospital, NSW Australia, Registered Nurse Certificate
Australian women’s prediagnostic values and sociodemographic variables relating to breast cancer, Australian Journal of Cancer Nursing, 8, 9-20.
Assisting women's treatment decisions., Australian Nursing Journal, 11(8), 39.
Australian women's prediagnostic decision-making styles, relating to treatment for early breast ca., Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 17(2), 117-136