Adam joined the UQ School of Nursing and Midwifery in August 2009 as a Clinical Lecturer at Greenslopes Private Hospital, moving to the Mater Health Services campus in January 2011.
While at UQ Adam has taught across all 3 year levels in the undergraduate nursing program, and is currently engaged in a research scholarship which will lead to enrolment in a RHD program. Particular areas of research interest include; moral distress, workforce retention, and job satisfaction.
Prior to employment with UQ, Adam worked in a variety of clinical nursing positions (primarily with an acute adult surgical focus), clinical teaching positions, and in the V.E.T. sector.
Adam is passionate about supporting students to maximise their learning opportunities and successfully integrate into the professional healthcare environment.
Adam is happily married, has four children, two dogs and two guinea pigs. His favourite leisure activities include hiking, soccer (officially retired now after too many injuries), and long distance running. His youngest two children are currently trying to convince him to commence kung-fu lessons with them.
Adam Burston on the School of Nursing and Midwifery Community Health Placement Cambodia 2011
During some down time, Adam participated in a cooking class in Cambodia 2011