Dr. Marion Mitchell Advances Care of Families in Critical Care

Dr. Marion MitchellMarion Mitchell, PhD, Grad Cert (Higher Educ), RN, is an Associate Professor of Critical Care at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Menzies Health Institute Queensland at Griffith University and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia and Honorary Fellow, School of Health in Social Science – The University of Edinburgh. The philosophy that underpins her research is that patient care equally involves the care of families who are intrinsic to the well-being of patients. She has been conducting clinical research in the area of caring for families within the highly technical environment of Intensive Care Units (ICU) for over 15 years.  She led the development of a Position Statement on Partnering with Families in Critical Care for the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN) in 2015. Dr. Mitchell is a previous President, Vice-President, and Treasurer of ACCCN and is their representative on the World Federation of Critical Care Nurses. For more information contact IFNA member, Marion Mitchell.