Resilience, patience, dedication: nurses have a lot of common qualities, but all have individual stories to tell. Get to know some of our nursing graduates by reading their narratives below.
Chantelle - Oncology Paediatric Nurse
Oncology paediatric nurse Chantelle is inspired by the resilience of the children she works with. Also a nursing educator, she takes pride in guiding the next generation of nurses in her hospital.
Shayne - Cancer Care Nurse
Working in cancer care can be emotionally tough but also involve a lot of joy and workplace camaraderie, says oncology nurse Shayne. While studying, he found putting theory into practice was a vital way to prepare for workplace challenges and a career that involves lifelong learning.
Inês - ICU Nurse
Working in critical care nursing, Ines builds strong relationships with her patients and their families. She says a genuine care for others is vital for nurses – as is a proactive approach to learning.
Linda - Mental Health Nurse
Mental health nurse Linda says the profession has come a long way since she started nursing. Watching people recover and regain connections with their lives is still her greatest satisfaction.
Lauren - Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse
As a neonatal intensive care nurse, Lauren values the one-on-one moments she spends with families at a vulnerable stage in their lives. Lauren studied a Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice, with a specialty in neonatal intensive care.
Tab - Emergency Nurse
Tab thrives in the fast-paced world of emergency nursing. Forming strong bonds with colleagues and sharing stories with patients are key rewards of the job.
Kristel - Cardiorespiratory Nurse
Every day is different in acute and complex care. Cardiorespiratory nurse Kristel takes pride in caring for her patients comprehensively and undertaking new and diverse challenges.
Duangchan - Palliative Care Nurse
Palliative care nurse Duangchan decided to become a nurse after her father was injured in the Vietnam War. She forms strong bonds with her residents and helps them enjoy their time in care — sometimes they even feel like family.
Fiona - Perioperative nurse and educator
As a member of the hospital’s quality and risk committee and responsible or coordinating the Blood Management Standard she was thoroughly engaged and stimulated throughout the course and now putting into practice all she has learnt.
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