Maree Bernoth Professional activities


• Development of a Post-Graduate program for newly graduated nurses working in Residential Aged Care.
• Lead of the Community Engagement Team
• Development of collaborations with Residential Aged Care Facilities
• Member of the NSW Committee for the Australasian Association of Gerontology
• Member of the Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network Aged Care Consortium


• Provided verbal input to The Australian Law Reform Commission in the inquiry into elder abuse.
• Granted SSP for 201630
• Publication of aged care text that I co-edited
• Reviewer for TEQSA aged care course
• Collaboration with Murrumbidgee Local Health District in relation to improving the system to facilitate clinical research
• Provision of expert advice for Centacare


• Submission to the NSW Government inquiry into abuse and neglect in residential aged care
• Invited member of the NSWNA Aged Care Reference Group
• Written submission to the NSW Upper House Inquiry into Registered Nurses in NSW Nursing Homes
• Building research links with Wagga Wagga Base Hospital, Murrumbidgee Local Health District and Murrumbidgee Medicare Local
• Developing gaming as learning strategies for teaching statistics and for engaging students with ageing and collaborating with older people
• Collaborating with Dr Travis Ingersoll from West Chester University, Pennsylvania in writing, teaching and future research opportunities
• Development of the online aged care subject for the new curriculum in the BN course at CSU – NRS221.


• Development of a whole of community healthy ageing clinical placement model.
Collaboration between MML and CSU SNMIH. Funded by HETI
Working with other academics across CSU to establish a partnership between Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service (AWAHS) and CSU
• Working with Education For Practice Institute on a scoping document about clinical preceptors’ experiences of their supervision practices and seeking grant opportunities to develop this into a research project
• Lead on a steering committee to submit a grant application for research into developing a model for delivering aged care in rural and Indigenous communities.
• Supported students enrolled in Bachelor of Oral Health to undertake research related to periodontal disease awareness amongst third year nursing students. The paper from this research has just been accepted by Contemporary Nurse, a peer reviewed nursing journal.


• Provision of clinical education to staff at Camarra Lodge, Leeton and provision of clinical expertise to Loreto Home of Compassion, Wagga Wagga.


• Collaboration with CSU Media, promoting the role of CSU Media to other academics and HDR students.
• Promotion of the Bachelor of Nursing course through the Nursing Expo in Canberra, TAFE Information Day and Science Unleashed
• Working with Sub Dean, Learning & Teaching to further develop the aged care DVD.


• Provision of clinical education to staff of Cooinda Court Aged Care Facility, Junee.
• Working safely in aged care – A collaboration with Bushland Health Group, Taree.
• Participated in the course review of the Master of Nursing, SNMIH, CSU.

2010 – 2012

• Worked with the School of Communication and Creative Industries to develop a DVD related to aged care which has been used for the teaching and assessment in NRS375 Health Optimisation 1: Gerontic Nursing Care. The filming process was used as an assessment for the students in the School of Communication and Creative Industries.