Presenter Sandra Dash
Sandra is a Registered Nurse of 23 years’ experience in a variety of clinical environments in both public and private facilities including teaching in both University and TAFE sectors.
She has a passion for teaching using her teaching skills to empower Registered Nurses to become mentors for the future generation of nurses and empowering nursing students to become the skilled and professional nurses of the future.
Sandra is a lecturer at James Cook University and has written modules in Clinical Coaching for the online Master of Nursing course. Sandra is a published author featuring on prominent Nursing blog sites across Australia.
Just as nursing skills change over time so to do nursing roles. First instigated in South East Queensland the Clinical Coach role has been developed allowing nurses to become the teachers they always were and to promote staff development.
No longer do we tell younger or newer staff how to solve problems, we guide them by promoting critical thinking and problem solving skills in an effort to develop the nursing mind and promote holistic patient care by looking at all elements of a scenario rather than just focussing on one small area.
In this session, you will: