The Nursing CPD Institute provides Continuing Professional Development (CPD) On Line and On Demand.

Expert Panel of Contributors

The individual contributors are listed alphabetically - have a look through the list and get to know the individuals who are providing education sessions for you. You can follow them on social media if you wish and pop over to their websites to see what other education opportunities you might be interested in.

Jules Aitken

MSc (Nurse Practitioner), RN, CDE

Jules Aitken is an Endorsed Nurse Practitioner specialising in Diabetes, Chronic Disease and Weight Management. She attained her Masters of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Read More

Siglinde Angerer

RN. RM. PostGradDipChildFamHlth, MAppSc, MEdTrain(Prof)
Steps in Education

Siglinde Angerer is a Registered Nurse/Midwife/Maternal Child Health Nurse with her career spanning over 37 years... Read More

Gail Aylmer

R.N., B.N., M.N. (Advanced Practice), M.N. (Mental Health Nursing)

Gail has worked for the last 8 years as a Public Health Nurse within the Communicable Disease team of a Queensland Public Health Unit. Read More

Nicole Blackley

RN., M of HP., SRHNA
Wide Bay Sexual Health Clinic

Nicole Blackley is a clinical nurse at the Wide Bay Sexual Health Service. She works as a community educator, working with health care professionals, schools and their nurses, community agencies and young people. Read More

Queensland Diabetes

Credentialed Diabetes Educator
Diabetes Queensland

Diabetes Queensland is the peak body for people with diabetes in Queensland - providing a single, powerful and collective voice for the diabetes community - and has been since 1968. We are a team dedicated to... Read More

Sylvia Borges, Mary Andrew and Amanda Bowden Diversicare

PICAC Project Officer

Diversicare is a division of the Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland. The organisation helps people from over 65 different ethnic backgrounds Read More

Pamela Doherty

Education and Training Co-ordinator
Children by Choice

Pamela Doherty has worked with Children by Choice as their Education and Training Co-ordinator since 2009. Children by Choice provides counselling, information and education services... Read More

Tina Dolphin

Executive Coach
Better Questions

Tina is an executive coach, speaker and specialist communications trainer with over 15 years experience working with individuals and groups across a diverse range of sectors including; healthcare, pharmaceutical, aged & disability care and government. Read More

Denise Donati

RN, RM, B App. Sc. Nurs., M. Nurs, CertIV Small Business Management
Fertility Solutions

Denise Donati is a Registered Nurse and has worked in assisted reproduction for 24 years. She is passionate about education for nurses and allied health professionals working in the area of Assisted Reproduction. Read More

Dr Pammie Ellem


Dr Pammie Ellem is an experienced Registered Nurse and Specialist Breast Care Nurse who has always been passionate about oncology care/cancer nursing in regional, rural and remote areas. Read More

Vicki Evans

World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses

Vicki Evans is Vice President of the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses. She has been involved in Neuroscience nursing in a variety of positions, both public and private, in Australia and the USA. Read More

Anne Evans-Murray

R.N., BHlthSc, MACCCN, Grad.Dip Ed, MEd, Dip Counselling, GradCertCritCare, CertIV Training and Assessment, CertIV in Mediation
Health Ed Professionals

Anne has extensive experience, with 26 years lecturing for Gold Coast Health District and Griffith University. Read More

Sandra Ilett

RN RM BaHlthSc (Child Health) Grad Cert (Continence)
The Continence Nurse

Sandra Ilett is a Registered Nurse and Midwife and for the past 20 years has worked as a Continence Nurse... Read More

Meryl Jones


Meryl has worked in a variety of clinical settings in Australia and overseas, including paediatric emergency departments in Brisbane and the UK, ENT surgery for children living in remote Queensland ... Read More

Dean King

Leadership Specialist
Personal Edge

Dean King is a highly-qualified health care professional and dynamic nurse leader with a wealth of industry knowledge, experience and expertise. As a Leadership Specialist, Dean provides expert education, training... Read More

Lilliana Levada

Perioperative Nursing Education Consultant

Lilliana Levada is an experienced clinician with over 35 years of clinical experience in perioperative nursing, intensive care nursing, patient flow management, after-hours hospital management and patient safety management. Read More

Julie Martyn


Julie Martyn is a senior lecturer who commenced in USC's School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine in February 2016. She is a Registered Nurse with more than 30 years' experience in acute medical and surgical nursing. Read More

Dr Wendy McIntosh

RGN, RMHN, Grad. Dip MH, MN, Cert IV Workplace Assessment & Training, Group Leadership Cert, MRCNA, MANZCMHN, AANZPA
Davaar Consultancy Training & Development Pty. Ltd.

Dr Wendy Mcintosh has over a thirty-year history in nursing (clinical, research, education), mainly in mental health... Read More

Nicole Nash-Arnold

Nurse Manager HQ

Nicole Nash-Arnold is a nurse sharing 15 years of senior & executive health leadership experience to transform accomplished nurses into great nurse leaders. Read More

Wendy Newton

RN, Cert IV Grad Cert (Perioperative)

Wendy is an experienced Registered Nurse with over 30 years of post-graduate experience. During the last 20 years, Wendy has worked in the perioperative environment, primarily as an anaesthetic Nurse. Read More

Adj Assoc Prof Elissa O'Keefe

RN, NP, FFACNP, MACN, Managing Director
Bravura Education

Adj A/Professor Elissa O'Keefe RN, NP is a health industry pioneer, a highly-experienced clinician and educator and was the first nurse practitioner in the ACT. She has an honorary appointment as an Associate Professor... Read More

Kay Ross

R.N. B. Nurs. M.Ed.
Kay Ross

Kay has worked for over 40 years as a nurse, educator and speaker and is an expert in education, training, presenting and online course development in a number of areas including... Read More

Jen Sanderson

Physiotherapist and Lymphoedema Therapist

Jen Sanderson is a Physiotherapist and Lymphoedema therapist and is near completion of her PhD using ultrasound to assess lymphoedema tissue composition. Read More

Dr Pam Savage

R.N., Dip N (Lon), BA, MHPEd, Dip Law, EdDoc, MACN
The Nursing CPD Institute

Pam has an extensive background in clinical Nursing, education, and remote area Nursing both in Australia and overseas. As a Lawyer and Clinician, this background is brought to her role as adjunct Lecturer to... Read More

Dr Michael Sinnott


Dr Michael Sinnott is a senior clinician & innovator with strong management, research & education skills. Dr Sinnott was involved in clinical medicine for over 35 yrs before retiring in 2018; the majority of that time was in the Emergency Department... Read More

Mary Stoikos

Specialist Nurse Educator

Mary Stoikos has an extensive nursing background. Working in the areas of mental health, alcohol and other drugs, community recovery programme, and acute adult psychiatry. Read More

Sue Walker

The Nursing CPD Institute

Sue Walker is the Director and co-founder of the Nurses for Nurses Network and the Nursing CPD Institute. As a Nurse Education Consultant Sue is a member of the Education Governance Committee ... Read More

Kathy Ward

Eligible Midwife
My Community Midwife

Kathy qualified as a Midwife in the UK and has since gained a wealth of experience in all aspects of Midwifery care, in the home, in the community and in the hospital environment before emigrating to Australia in 2006. Read More

Louise Webber

Masters Nursing Science (Nurse Practitioner), BA (Hons), RN
Wound Therapies

Louise has over 20 years’ experience in wound management and has worked across a number of public hospitals and Community Nurse Settings both in Australia and overseas. Read More

Narelle Williamson

Respiratory Educator
National Asthma Council Australia

Narelle has over 25 years’ experience in both the acute hospital setting and primary health care. She is an experienced Respiratory Educator, working for the NAC for the past 11 years. Read More

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