Susan Bragg

Course Directors

Dr Susan Bragg

PhD, Grad Cert FPl, Grad Cert SHlth, BN

Course Director (Healthcare Sciences) / Academic Integrity Officer

Susan commenced work at CSU as an academic in 2000 teaching in undergraduate and post graduate nursing and healthcare.  Her experience is also in curriculum development and nurse curriculum accreditation. Susan has also worked for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) as an Associate Director of Accreditation and set up the inaugural Monitoring and Complaints sector of ANMAC.  She was also involved in the development of national nursing standards as well as the development of nursing accreditation policy. Susan’s work in policy development and nursing governance has been extensive including working on risk-based frameworks for the monitoring of accredited nursing programs. She also has extensive experience in credit mapping and accreditation documentation.

Susan spent many years as the CSU Courses Director in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health. Her PhD (a grounded theory study) explored the reasons why rural nurses resign and the impact this has on the rural nursing workforce. Currently, Susan works in the School of Nursing, Paramedicine and Healthcare Sciences as an academic project worker and acts as the Course Director when required. In addition to this, Susan is an Academic Integrity Officer in the Faculty of Science and Health.

  • Primary Health Care
  • Maternal, Child and Family Nursing
  • Chronic Illness and Disability
  • HSC Nursing Program
  • Nursing workforce
  • Rural nursing
  • Nurse retention
  • Workplace culture

2012 – 2018 Peer reviewer for qualitative research articles for:

* International Journal of Rural and Remote Health

* Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research.