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Webinar Opportunity 28 Sep 2017 - Leadership, management and nursing: A happy marriage?

Webinar Opportunity 28 Sep 2017 - Leadership, management and nursing: A happy marriage?

by Stuart Taylor -
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Hi ANTS Members,

See details below about a great free learning and development opportunity from James Cook University.


Stuart Taylor, Administration Officer
Australian Nurse Teachers Society

James Cook University Online is delighted to invite you and your colleagues to our upcoming webinar: Leadership, management and nursing: A happy marriage?

When:                         Thursday 28 September 2017, 12.30pm AEST

Duration:                    45 minutes

Webinar content:

1. Introduction to James Cook University

2. Revisit fundamental concepts of leadership and management

3. Explore historical perspectives on leadership in nursing

3. Critically examine challenges and opportunities for nurse leaders in the contemporary environment

4. About the JCU Online Master of Nursing

5. Q&A


Professor Melanie Birks, Head, Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition:

Professor Birks’ professional goal is to enhance the quality and experience of tertiary education for students and educators through leadership, research and innovation. Her track record in publication, grant success and consultancies demonstrate her determination to advance scholarship in health professional education. Professor Birks’ publications include the 7 textbooks, along with around 100 peer reviewed publications and book chapters. Professor Birks has extensive experience and expertise in educational administration, teaching and curriculum design and development in local, international, military and civilian environments. She is active on numerous expert advisory panels and is also a recipient of the Australian Defence Medal.

Professor Cate Nagle:

Cate Nagle has a co-joint appointment as the Professor of Nursing and Midwifery at James Cook University (JCU) and the Townsville Hospital and Health Service. She is the Director of the Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research and the Academic Lead (Research) for Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition at JCU. Within these roles Cate’s leadership encourages and supports nurses and midwives to be active in their critical use of evidence, participate in research activities and apply best evidence to practice. Cate is committed to transforming the quality and safety of care through education and research. Currently Cate is co- leading the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s Development of Midwife standards for practice in Australia. She has contributed to policy development for midwifery and maternity services at both state and federal government levels. 

Register here:   

We encourage you to share this webinar invitation with interested colleagues as a free learning and development opportunity.

We look forward to welcoming you to the webinar on September 28.