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Professor of Primary Health Care Sue Kruske in Alice Springs
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Academic appointment to improve NT health outcomes

Charles Darwin University and the NT Health Department have joined forces in the appointment of a highly credentialled primary health care academic to a newly minted strategic leadership role in Alice Springs.

Professor of Primary Health Care Sue Kruske in Alice Springs

Academic appointment to improve NT health outcomes

Charles Darwin University and the NT Health Department have joined forces in the appointment of a highly credentialled primary health care academic to a newly minted strategic leadership role in Alice Springs.

Nursing student at CDU

You can't ask that

This year, as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps through the globe, health professionals continue to step up and show up, to help fight the crisis and support their communities, despite the health risks to themselves.

Nicole Norman

Academic play an integral role in the fight against COVID-19

As a nurse and an academic, CDU Lecturer in Nursing, Nicole Norman, recognised the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic relatively quickly.

Melissa Boyd

Student on the frontline

When South Australian nursing student Melissa Boyd first became aware of the Coronavirus pandemic making its way through Australia, her first though was: ‘what can I do to help?’.

Saskia Maes

Staff spotlight: Saskia Maes

Critical thinking ability is one of the most important skills a nurse can develop, according to Scholarly Teaching Fellow Saskia Maes, whose primary goal as a CDU educator is to enable her nursing students to pre-empt situations prior to their occurrence.

Donna Hartz

Year of the Nurse and Midwife - Dr Donna Hartz

Dr Donna Hartz, CDU Associate Professor and Associate Dean Indigenous Leadership, was 20 years old when she learned about her Kamilaroi heritage.

Aeromedical

Aeromedical retreival

Though the course is both international and national, it is expected that the Northern Territory’s expanse will be used as an example of rural and remote retrievals.

Master of Midwifery

Course spotlight: Master of Midwifery

Enabling students to select study units that focus on their own professional career plans, graduating with a Masters of Midwifery can lead to advanced or specialised clinical roles in education, management and leadership or research roles.

Nurse and child in hospital

College of Nursing & Midwifery Staff and Students Awards

Each year, the College of Nursing and Midwifery recognises both students and staff who have excelled in their studies and professional work throughout the year.