RCNA Nursing Summit 2010 Program

Download the RCNA Nursing Summit 2010 program


Details of symposium sessions and panel forums are still to be finalised, and will be updated once confirmation from speakers is received. Please see below for biographies of the summit speakers.
Assoc Prof Stephanie Fox-Young FRCNA
Stephanie Fox-Young has had extensive experience in nursing education and regulation in Queensland and the ACT over the last 30 years. Click here to read more.

Debra Cerasa FRCNA
Debra Cerasa is an experienced senior health executive, having held a management position with International SOS in Indonesia followed by the Chief Nursing/Midwifery Officer and Director of Clinical Services positions with Latrobe Regional Hospital in Victoria. Click here to read more.

Rosemary Bryant FRCNA
Rosemary Bryant commenced in the position of Commonwealth Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer in July 2008.  She was formerly Executive Director of RCNA, a position she held for eight years. Click here to read more.

Shane Lenson FRCNA
Shane is the Manager of Emergency Department Services at Calvary Health Care ACT. In this role Shane has led and shaped the emergency nursing team to create grass root solutions to a range of defiant issues, utilising innovative methodology. Click here to read more.
Dr David Stanley MRCNA
David Stanley began his nursing career in the days when nurses wore huge belt buckles and funny hats. He “trained” as a registered nurse and midwife in South Australia and worked through his formative career in a number of hospitals and clinical environments in Australia. Click here to read more.

Sanchia Aranda MRCNA
Sanchia Aranda is the Head of Nursing, University of Melbourne and the Director of Cancer Nursing Research at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. She has worked in cancer and palliative care since 1979, predominantly in research and teaching roles since 1989. Click here to read more.
Assoc Prof Kate Birrell
Kate Birrell has more than 30 years of nursing experience, and in 1990 became the first layperson appointed as Director of Nursing at St John of God Hospital, Geelong. Click here to read more.