Principles of Ophthalmic Nursing

Gain the knowledge and skills to meet the health needs of people with a variety of eye disorders.

Your expert facilitators Amanda Wylie and Carmen Newman

Mrs Amanda Wylie (Course Co-ordinator)

Amanda has over 20 years experience in ophthalmic nursing at various levels and in a wide range of practice settings. She is currently working in education and research in ophthalmology. Amanda has had extensive involvement in the Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Association of Queensland Inc (AONAQ) and has been a member of that organisation since 1994.  Amanda is currently involved in contributing to the development of the Practice Standard for Ophthalmic Nurses in Australia. Amanda holds a Masters in Nurse (Health Services), Postgraduate Certificate in Ophthalmic Nursing and Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Teaching and is a member of the Australian College of Nursing.

Mrs Carmen Newman (Assistant Course Co-ordinator)

Carmen has over 15 years experience in ophthalmic nursing at various levels and in a wide range of practice settings, including 2 years working in the developing world teaching health professionals in ophthalmic nursing.  Carmen has had extensive involvement in the AONAQ and has served on the Executive Committee for the last 6 years. Carmen is currently involved in contributing to the development of the Practice Standard for Ophthalmic Nurses in Australia. Carmen holds a Bachelor of Nursing and Postgraduate Certificate in Learning Innovation.

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