Nurses harnessing the power of policy for the people

Australia’s nationally and internationally renowned nurse leaders and their colleagues will come together at this month’s National Nursing Forum (NNF) to lend their voice, expertise and research to improving the health and wellbeing of all Australians. The theme for this year’s NNF is ‘Nursing Now — The Power of Policy’. Nursing Now is an international…

Why all nurses are leaders

The word leadership is used frequently, but do we actually know what it means to be a leader? The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) believes there are many ways to display leadership. With this in mind, we asked some of our Emerging Nurse Leaders (ENL) to provide a short response on what leadership means to…

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Leaders of today inspiring the leaders of tomorrow: Nursing Now Australia Launch and Trailblazer Awards

“An extraordinary opportunity to witness history being made.” “A powerful call to arms.” “The energy and excitement in the atmosphere was absolutely phenomenal”. These were just some of the words used by three of the Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) Emerging Nurse Leaders (ENL) to describe the Nursing Now Australia Launch and Trailblazer Awards in…

An inside look into mentorship: PART 2

In An inside look into mentorship: PART 1, mentor Lieutenant Anthony Russell MACN outlines his experience, now hear from the mentee, ENL Emma Bugden MACN on what she thought of the professional mentorship. By Emma Bugden MACN, Project Manager – Optimum Thiamine Intervention Trial, Menzies School of Health Research Applying for the ACN Emerging Nurse Leader…