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Samantha Edwards

Lecturer in Nursing, University of the Sunshine Coast

Sam Edwards is currently completing her PhD, in which she is exploring student engagement in nursing programs in Higher Education. She was involved as an early career researcher in the 2015 USC case study of an OLT National commissioned grant investigating C21st regional student engagement, a project led by Prof Karen Nelson and Ms. Kylie Readman. Sam was the project leader in the 2013 USC exploratory learning and teaching grant entitled Students as co-creators of simulation curriculum in undergraduate nursing and midwifery programs. Sam is a Lecturer in Nursing and Midwifery at USC in the undergraduate programs and the Program coordinator of the BNSc and BNSc graduate entry programs and draws upon over 20 years of clinical experience in nursing and midwifery.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Nursing , University of the Sunshine Coast


  • 2009 
    JCU, Master of Nursing Studies