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Josie Crawley



Josie Crawley
Senior Lecturer

Josie has worked at Otago Polytechnic since 2000. She is a Senior Lecturer and her key foci are community nursing and nursing theory. Her qualifications include an RN from Christchurch Polytechnic, a BA and MEd (Counselling) from the University of Otago, and a GCTLT and certificate Mata a Ao Maori from Otago Polytechnic. Her research interests include communication, learning through narratives, storytelling, health promotion and flexible learning.

Email: Josie.Crawley@op.ac.nz

Research Outputs

Conference Contribution - Published Paper

Crawley, J., Ross, J., & Mahoney, L. (2018) Nursing Students: Collaboratively growing healthy communities. 17th National Nurse Education Conference, Changing Worlds: Synergies in Nursing, Midwifery & Health Education, 1-4 May 2018. Melbourne, Australia.

Chapter in Book

Ditzel, L. & Crawley, J. (2018) Learning to think outside the square. In Matheson, R (Ed) Transition: through and out of higher education, Oxfordshire, UK:Routledge. p 133-135.

Conference Contribution - Other

Ross, J. & Crawley, J. (2018) Storytelling: revealing rural nurses' practice which has evolved and their contribution to rural health care. National Rural Health Conference, 5-8th April April, Pullman, Auckland.

Mcdiamid, R. & Crawley, J. (2017) Reflective Practice: Students self-assessing experiential learning. Practice presentation at the Assessing Learning conference, Dunedin, Nov 29,30 and Dec 1.

Ross, J. and Crawley, J. M. (2017) Capturing rural nurses" stories: engaging in the past to inform the future. Inaugural Rural Research Day; Thursday 30th March. Royal NZ College of GPs Rural Chapter research day attached to the National Rural Health Conference 2017.

Crawley, J & Hendry C. (2016) Reflection: what, why and how? ETWF Symposium - Educating Tomorrows Workforce: Experiential Learning Seminar Otago Polytechnic 2016 Seminar 29 Sept and 30th September

Journal Article

Collins, E., Ross, J., Crawley, J. & Thompson, R. (2018) An undergraduate model for developing sustainable Nursing Practice: A New Zealand Perspective. Nurse Education Today, Volume 61, February 2018, Pages 264-268 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2017.12.012

Crawley, J. (2017) Narrative Exploration of the Letterbox: A Portal to Learning about Home. Scope Contemporary Research Topics, Health and Wellbeing, 2, Place, November, 60-67.

Crawley,J. & Ross, J. (2017) A place for simulation in primary health care nursing education: What does it look like? Scope Contemporary Research Topics, Health and Wellbeing, 2, Place, November, 121-129.

Ross, J., Crawley, J. & Mahoney, L. (2017) Sustainable Community Development: The Difference Student Nurses can Make within the Bachelor of Nursing Programme. Scope Contemporary Research Topics, Learning and Teaching, 4, Sustainablity, advance e-publication available December 2017, www.thescopes.org.

Ditzel, L., & Crawley, J. (2017) What's in the box? A creative learning activity designed to help nurses to develop clinical reasoning skills Scope Contemporary Research Topics, Learning and Teaching, 3, Powerful Assessment, e-pub in advacne of publication, available December 2017 www.thescopes.org.

Collins, E. & Crawley, J. (2016) Introducing ePortfolios into the nursing school. Published in Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand. (June, 2016). 22(5):34-35.

Crawley, J. (2016) My Daughter is a Nurse. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand (Dec 2016/Jan 2017), vol. 22(11), 26-28.


Crawley, J (2017) Leading my father where I didn"t want him to go. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/88524769/leading-my-father-where-i-didnt-want-him-to-go The New Zealand Sunday Star Times asked me to produce an adapted version of the article "My daughter is a nurse". This appeared as a full newspaper page entitled "my dad, my patient"; on January 29 2017. and also as an extended digital version on stuff.co. It won Editors Pick. 'Leading my father where I didn't want him to go' | Stuff.co.nz

Creative Work

Crawley, J. (2017) Someone is missing. This poem was selected and published in a collection of Nurses' poetry published by the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.

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