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.
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