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Jessica Stokes-Parish

Assistant Professor

Professional biography

Jessica is a Registered Nurse and experienced teacher and educator, in undergraduate and post-graduate settings, using interactive methods to achieve optimal learning outcomes. Her PhD (Medical Education) was awarded in 2020 for exploring authenticity in simulation-based education. She has over 10 years’ experience in a range of industry sectors, complex domains and occupational settings. Jess is an advocate for inclusive practices in education and health care, and contributes a large portion of her time creating accessible science content for health professionals and general public alike. Jessica is an active clinical nurse in Intensive Care Nursing and currently works as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Bond University. Jessica’s role at Bond University includes the Academic Lead Simulated Participant Program & Year 3 Curriculum Lead. She teaches digital health, social media ethics, electrocardiogram interpretation, burns management and more. Her research focuses on two main areas – health professions education and gender equity in healthcare. She currently is the Co-Lead for the CODA Equity Lab (Exploring equity in healthcare), the project lead on authentic moulage in simulated participants and a number of other projects. She is a co-producer on the Simulcast Podcast and is a sought after speaker for nursing and educational conferences and events.