Joanne Dean

President

RN, NP,  Grad Dip (Geront. Nsg.), MN (Nurse Practitioner), Grad Cert Cont Nsg, Grad Cert Spinal Nsg

Continence Position Held:  Nurse Practitioner; Next Practice, Deakin ACT.  

Joanne has worked in a variety of clinical settings in metropolitan and rural continence services.  

She is a current member of the International Continence Society Nursing Committee.

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Melissa Wright

Vice-President & Queensland State Representative

RN, BNurs, Grad Cert Health - Advanced Continence Nurse Specialist and Urodynamics Certified (Hands-On Urodynamics)

Continence Position Held: Nurse Continence Specialist, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital

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Janet Bartolic

Secretary

RN, B. App. Sci (Nsg); Grad Dip (Community); Grad Cert (Continence)

Continence Position Held: Regional Nurse Continence Specialist, Eastern Hume region

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Steve Marburg

Treasurer

Continence Position Held: Nurse Continence Specialist Werribee Mercy Hospital, National Continence Helpline

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Jane Neve

WA Representative

Continence Position Held: Nurse Continence Specialist 

Liz Anderson

ACT Representative

RN, Grad Cert (Stomal Therapy)

Continence Position Held: Nurse Continence Specialist in Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Services - Canberra Health Services 

Clinical interest: Catheterisation Management/Education; promoting good bladder & bowel management. 

Currently, Liz's main role is to build capacity and offer clinical support to Community Nursing services and to promote continence and management of bladder and bowel dysfunction.

Caroline Kalkman

Victorian State Representative

Continence Position Held: Nurse Continence Specialist 

Kylie Wicks

New South Wales State Representative

MN(Research), BHlth, DipAppSci(Nursing)

Continence Postions Held: Nurse Continence Specialist in spinal cord injury and general continence, General Manager Clinical Services BrightSky Australia, and ParaQuad NSW and NT

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Alyson Sweeney

Tasmania State Representative

RN, Master of Nursing (Continence).

Continence Position Held: Nurse Continence Specialist at Community Continence Services, Hobart

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Michael Arthur

South Australia State Representative

RN; Grad Dip App Sci (Rehab), Grad Cert Continence Promotion and Management

Continence Position Held: RN, Nurse Continence Specialist; Community Lifestyle Advisory Service, PQSA

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Nicola Jelinek

Northern Territory Representative

RN, Grad Cert (Continence and Urology), Grad Cert (Community Development)

Continence Position Held: Nurse Continence Specialist in Alice Springs

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Elizabeth Watt

 

Co chair Professional Issues & Education Sub committee

RN, B App Sci (Adv Nsg), MNS, Cert Prom Cont, FACN

Position Held: Sessional academic

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Dr Joan Ostaszkiewicz

Co-chair Professional Issues & Education Sub committee

RN, MN, PhD

Position Held: Director of Aged care research, National Ageing Research Institute

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Colin Cassells

Co-chair Communication Sub committee

RN, B App Sci (Adv Nsg), Cert Cont Prom, BSc, Master of Gerontology, MCNA

Continence Position Held: Nurse Continence Specialist in private practice

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Julie Westaway

Co-chair Communication Sub committee

RN, Nurse Practitioner

Continence Position Held: Nurse Continence Specialist and Nurse Practitioner Urogynaecology/Continence at Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service

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