ACU Professor of Ageing, Professor Tracey McDonald has been recognised by the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) for her significant contribution to aged care, education and health.
ACU paramedicine students awarded second prize in Ferno Australia Paramedic Simulation ChallengeACU paramedicine students awarded second prize in Ferno Australia Paramedic Simulation Challenge
The Ferno Australia Paramedic Simulation Challenge (FernoSim) was held at ACU’s Melbourne campus during the 2017 Student Paramedic International Conference. The Challenge is a 15-minute, scenario-based event that tests each team’s ability to manage multiple patients with varying illnesses or injuries in front of a large audience of their peers.
ACU staff, students and alumni keeping riders and crew safe at the 2017 Phillip Island MotoGPACU staff, students and alumni keeping riders and crew safe at the 2017 Phillip Island MotoGP
Dr Joe Perry, Senior Lecturer in Nursing and Lyn Taylor, Lecturer in Nursing at ACU played an important role within the medical team at the recent motorcycle grand prix at Phillip Island. ACU students and alumni (nurses, paramedics or dual degree students) also made up a large majority of the team, and their contributions were instrumental to the safe and effective running of the team and event.
ACU's Director of Nursing Research inducted as a Fellow of American Academy of NursingACU's Director of Nursing Research inducted as a Fellow of American Academy of Nursing
Congratulations to Professor Sandy Middleton who was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. The American Academy of Nursing serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis, and dissemination of nursing knowledge.
We are delighted to announce that Professor Sandy Middleton and Associate Professor Elizabeth McInnes from ACU’s Nursing Research Institute are part of a multidisciplinary team of researchers awarded a $1.064m NHMRC partnership grant.
ACU graduate, Caitlin Little was named the St John Ambulance NT, 2017 Paramedic of the Year.
Vanuatu establishes first ever bronchoscopy serviceVanuatu establishes first ever bronchoscopy service
The first ever bronchoscopy service in Vanuatu has been established through a long standing partnership between Australian Catholic University and Northern Provincial Hospital (NPH) in Santo, Vanuatu.
ACU's Dr Ryan Timmins wins People's Choice Award for PhDACU's Dr Ryan Timmins wins People's Choice Award for PhD
The British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) has announced its winners! This year, the BJSM readership from all over the world, voted for ACU's Dr Ryan Timmins, as the winner of the People's Choice Award. Votes came in through social media channels, recognising Dr Ryan Timmins for his thesis entitled: Biceps femoris architecture: the association with injury and response to training.
ACU's Dirk Melton to help rebuild Canterbury BulldogsACU's Dirk Melton to help rebuild Canterbury Bulldogs
In recent news, ACU’s School of Exercise Science, Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport Leadership course coordinator, Dirk Melton has been approached to help rebuild the Canterbury Bulldogs NRL team.
On Tuesday 11 July, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, Nursing Grand Rounds hosted a presentation titled, Stroke nurses improving patient outcomes. The presentation focused on stoke research trials undertaken by the Quality in Acute Stroke Care (QASC) team, and how nurse initiated stroke protocols save lives.
Two Australian Catholic University (ACU) professors have been inducted as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing, recognising their contribution and dedication to the nursing and health care professions on an international scale.
School of Allied Health final year student conferenceSchool of Allied Health final year student conference
Speech pathology honours’ research project outcomes and oral presentations, and occupational therapy community development projects, honours and poster presentations were among the wide range of student projects showcased at the School of Allied Health student conference on 11 November.
High Performance Sport Intensive Week and Summer SeminarHigh Performance Sport Intensive Week and Summer Seminar
The School of Exercise Science kicked off Semester 1 early in February with the Master of High Performance Sport and Graduate Certificate in Performance Analysis intensive weeks across the Melbourne and Strathfield campuses.
Exercise Science student, Paralympic gold medalist awarded "Most Outstanding Sporting Performance of the year"Exercise Science student, Paralympic gold medalist awarded "Most Outstanding Sporting Performance of the year"
Ellie Cole, Bachelor of Exercise and Health Science student and Rio Paralympics twice gold medallist has been awarded “Most Outstanding Sporting Performance of the year by an Athlete with a Disability”.
ACU's Director of Nursing Research inducted into International Nurse Researcher Hall of FameACU's Director of Nursing Research inducted into International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) inducted Professor Sandy Middleton, Director of the Nursing Research Institute into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. The induction took place in July this year, at the STTI’s 28th International Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland.
Do you sometimes find it hard to understand adolescent children? Do you want to find out what cyberbullying really is? The School of Psychology is pleased to host four webinars for school teachers and parents to learn more about adolescent issues.
The inaugural Participation: Motives, Methods and Measures (P3M) symposium, hosted by the Centre for Disability and Development Research (CeDDR) and the Australian Catholic University (ACU), was held from March 14-16, 2017.
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