University of Adelaide
Have been nursing for the past 29 years, commenced in 1986 at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Have always been passionate about Perioperative Nursing and have worked in a variety of roles within the Suite for 25 years. I completed my Graduate Certificate of Perioperative Nursing in 1991 through the TQEH and worked through all specialities with my primary focus being Trauma and Emergency Theatres. I travelled throughout Australia on a working holiday and had the opportunity to work in a large variety of settings from isolated rural to large metro hospitals. I have always been focused and interested in education and after completeing my Bachelor of Education in 2004 I worked for eight years as a Perioperative Educator after finishing my Bachelor of Education. I commenced working as a Clinical lecturer at the University of Adelaide in 2013 working with the Undergraduate Team and am currently the Speciality Course Coordinator for Anaesthetics and Recovery Nursing Stage 1 Masters and Course Cordinator for Communication and Professional Nursing 2 with the Undergraduate Program.
ePortfolios and Competency Assessment Online Learning, eLearning and Mobile Learning Education, Course Development and Simulation Perioperative Nursing Professional Practice and Communication Critical Thinking and Reasoning in Practice Perioperative Research