My Health Record: An extra tool in the toolbox

ACN President Professor Christine Duffield FACN and Sharon Downman FACN at the 2019 National Nursing Forum. Throughout November our Nurse Informatics Community of Interest (COI) is running a campaign focusing on raising awareness of informatics and recognizing the excellent work nurses are doing in the informatics space. Across the month we will share with you four…

Meet the nursing leaders of the future: Part one

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) Emerging Nurse Leader (ENL) Program aims to identify and nurture the individuals who will shape our professions’ future. It assists early-career enrolled and registered nurses in developing their leadership skills through unparalleled access to high profile nurse leaders, mentoring, career coaching and professional development opportunities. The program has five…

How one nurse is changing the lives of stoma patients

How one nurse is changing the lives of stoma patients

Louise Walker (Great Comebacks Steering Committee); Julia Kittscha MACN, Bruce Moncrieff (Acting Vice President, General Manager, ConvaTec Australia). Julia Kittscha MACN has dedicated her nursing career to improving the quality of care for ostomates. In September 2019 her exceptional contribution to the field was honoured with the ConvaTec Stomal Therapy Nurse Great Comebacks Award which acknowledges…