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PG Students – Foundations of Critical Care

These images taken in the Joseph Verco/GO33 Lecture theatre was with PG students from the Intensive Care, Cardiology/Cardiac Surgery and Emergency practice contexts undertaking the Foundations of Critical Care – a new combined course for 2017 with each of the Critical care streams. It was a pleasure for our Head of School – Prof Alison […]

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Student experience on rural placement

A placement to remember – Recollection by Tara Keenan Through my placement, I was offered the opportunity to observe a range of procedures and also to follow an individual patient journey right through from admission to recovery. I witnessed first-hand the complexities that arise from providing care in country areas, such as the challenge of […]

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HESTA Conference Scholarship – Diana’s experience

Diana Pluker, recent recipient of the HESTA Conference Scholarship shares her experience: I was able to attend a SAPNA Peri-operative conference, titled ‘Its all about the Team’, in September 2015 with some monetary support through the Hesta scholarship. Being in the country travelling to attend additional professional development,such as a conference can be expensive and […]

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Congratulations Dr Amy Marshall

In July 2015 Amy Marshall received notification that her PhD thesis has been accepted by the review panel and we were so proud to hear this news. We asked Amy how she is feeling to be awarded her PhD after all her hard work: Q. How are you feeling now that you know you have […]

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A poem from a 1st year undergraduate nursing student

A beautiful poem written by Tara Keenan one of our first year Bachelor of Nursing students. Only two weeks into the start of clinical placement, Tara was looking after a gentleman who had been living independently with his wife. He fell in the shower and banged his head, and passed away 2-3 days later. Tara […]

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Grad Nurse of the Year

The School of Nursing is incredibly proud of Fleur Tuthill, a Master of Clinical Nursing graduate, for being awarded the Graduate Nurse of the Year award at Coffs Harbour Hospital. Fleur was a part of the first cohort to graduate from the Master of Clinical Nursing program. Here is what Fleur has to say, ‘The […]

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A little about Erna…

Meet Erna, one of our PhD students. We love hearing how our students are going and where they are up to with their studies… My name is Erna Rochmawati. I’m a PhD student from Indonesia where I work as a Senior Lecturer at the School of Nursing, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia. As a PhD student […]

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Rural bursary – the lived experience

At the end of rural placement, this is what Lilly has to say… I found my time on rural placement as a student nurse to be a valuable learning experience. Through spending time in the Penola War Memorial Hospital I was able to develop an understanding of the diverse and varied role of a Registered […]

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Rural bursary – the lived experience

At the end of rural placement, this is what Caley has to say… Rural Placement going into second year was an exciting, nervous and scary experience which I was very much looking forward too. For my rural placement I was lucky enough to go to the Waikerie Hospital in the Riverland. This was a great […]

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Singapore students enjoy an amazing race experience

Tamara Barrow, ANSS president, tells us about an event that sounds like a lot of fun… On 2 April, a number of Adelaide Nursing students and 10 Singapore exchange students developed their competitive streak and raced around Adelaide taking “selfies” at each Adelaide icon. After a full 60 minutes, each team came back exhausted but […]

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