Sue Stewart

Lecturer in Health – Nursing


Sue Stewart is a Registered Nurse and a Lecturer in Nursing in the School of Health and located at Charles Darwin University (CDU) Melbourne.

Sue graduated in nursing from RMIT and commenced her nursing career in acute care nursing specialising in orthopaedic nursing. Sue was employed as a clinical facilitator for both Deakin and Victoria Universities and following completion of her Master’s Degree in Nursing (Orthopaedics) in 2004 she then commenced as a Lecturer in Nursing within tertiary education.

Prior to commencement of her position with CDU in 2013 Sue was a Lecturer in Nursing at Deakin University and the University of Ballarat (now Federation University) and was also employed as a problem based learning facilitator with first year medical students at Deakin University School of Medicine. Sue has taught across all year levels within the Bachelor of Nursing Degree and is a coordinator in the Graduate Diploma of Clinical Nursing (Orthopaedics).  Sue is currently a PhD Candidate and continues with her research interests in orthopaedic nursing.  


  • Stewart, S. P. (2012). Joint Replacement and Rapid Mobilisation - A Clinical Perspective on Rapid Arthroplasty Mobilisation Protocol. Orthopaedic Nursing, 31(4). 224-229.
  • The extensive upgrading of three chapters in Smeltzer & Bare’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing launched in November 2010 and nominated for an award in 2011
  • Review of Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs 8e - Elsevier Publishing 2011

Postgraduate Supervision

Four Master’s Degree students, Hong Kong

Conference Presentations

Presented at the Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Nurses Association (ANZONA) conference, Melbourne, Victoria, October/November 2013

Presented at 1st International Conference of the International Collaboration of Orthopaedic Nursing, Dublin, Ireland, September 2010

Community Engagement

  • Committee member for Orthopaedic Nurses Association, Victorian Branc
  • Clinical Placement Planning, Victoria

Professional Memberships and Awards

Nominated for a Vice Chancellors Teaching Award at the University of Ballarat, 2010

Congratulatory Letter from the Executive Dean School of Health, Science and Engineering Victoria University for excellent teaching provided to undergraduate students


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CDU Melbourne
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Melbourne, 3000