Neonatal respiratory outcomes

Combating chronic lung disease in prematurely born infants Trish Lowe MACN, ACN Nurse Educator Of the 310,330 live babies born in Australia in 2014, approximately 91% were born at term (37–41 weeks) and 9% were pre-term (before 37 completed weeks’ gestation) (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2016, p. 4). Premature birth is associated…

The Australian College of Nursing congratulates Australia Day 2018 Honours Recipients

The Australian College of Nursing congratulates Australia Day 2018 Honours Recipients The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) congratulates all Australia Day 2018 Honours Recipients. ACN CEO Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN said, “On behalf of ACN’s Board, Distinguished Life Fellows, Fellows, Members and staff, I congratulate all Australia Day 2018 Honours Recipients. I want to…

The Australian College of Nursing congratulates Australian of the Year Awards recipients

The Australian College of Nursing congratulates Australian of the Year Awards recipients The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) congratulates Australia’s Local Hero, Eddie Woo, the Young Australian of the Year, Samantha Kerr, the Senior Australian of the Year, Dr Graham Farquhar, and the Australian of the Year, Professor Michelle Simmons. ACN CEO Adjunct Professor Kylie…

Breast Cancer Nurse Practicum

Breast Cancer Nurse Practicum The Westmead Breast Cancer Institute in collaboration with the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) developed this program to support rural and remote nurses to gain a better understanding of the clinical diagnosis and management of patients with breast cancer, within a multidisciplinary setting. This program offers students the opportunity to access…