RN, M.B.A., Grad.Dip. Acute Care (Nurs)., B.N., CCCert., A & E (Adult/ Paed) Cert, Cert.IV Training & Assessment. Managing Director of LearnPRN.Robin has a strong background in emergency nursing and nurse education.
Her current role encompasses teaching nurses and allied health professionals at all types of health care facilities, from Bush Nursing Centres and GP practice divisions, to large regional hospitals, in both classroom and clinical settings. She currently provides clinical education services to major health care facilities in regional Australia.
Robin was a long-term instructor for the Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), International Trauma Life Support Course (ITLS), and the Emergency Nursing Paediatric Course (ENPC), three international programs available in Australia through the Australian College of Emergency Nursing (ACEN) an institution for which Robin was a founding member of the advisory board.
Robin has a keen interest in rural and emergency nursing issues, representing rural education on a number of local, state and national committees and Boards. She is involved in various educational projects, regularly working in association with a variety of organisations, including Universities, General Practice Divisions, Australian College of Emergency Nurses and running rural workshops across Australia.
Robin travels regularly throughout rural Australia delivering training and lecturing on a wide variety of health care issues, and is frequently requested to speak at conferences and workshops. In 2001 Robin edited the successful 3rd edition of the Emergency Nursing Guidelines, and has edited the Victorian remote area nurse guidelines. In 2007 Robin and Kaye authored 2 chapters in the Emergency Triage Education Kit (ETEK) which is a national Triage education curriculum. This kit was launched in October 2007 and funded by the Commonwealth Government Department of Health and Aging.