Nurses

 

 

 Kay Talbot

 Kay Talbot RN BAppSc, Dip Mgt., Prostate Care Nurse, Cert IV Health Admin, has been involved in  Urological nursing  for many years and in that time has developed particular interests in the areas of  continence management, erectile  dysfunction, nursing education, and the nursing management of  patients having urological reconstructive and prosthetic  surgery. She has extensive experience in  each  of these areas, and enjoys guiding the patient through their urological  experience.

 Kay also has significant experience with urodynamics in the assessment of patients with urological  disorders.  

 Kay was a founding member of the Victorian Urological Nurses Society, and the inaugural president  and meeting convenor  of the Australia and New Zealand Urological Nurses Society. Kay has been an  invited speaker at numerous state and  national education meetings, has several publications, and  has received a number of awards associated with her interests in  urological nursing care.

 

 

 

Lynda Hardy

After training at Royal Melbourne Hospital 1982, Lynda completed her Bachelor of Nursing (post-graduate) in 1991. Her interest in urology nursing led her to complete the Prostate Care Nurse course and the Continence Course through Healthlinks.  Lynda has a vast clinical experience in urology nursing.

Complementing her role as practice nurse at AUA Urology, she holds the position of Urology Clinical Nurse Consultant in the public health system at Box Hill Hospital. Lynda is dedicated to patient-centred care through provision of expert urology nursing and current educational resources. Her passion for excellence guides her practice and has led her to be involved in the urology nursing professional body, the Australia and New Zealand Urological Nurses Society, where she was elected as President from 2008 to 2010. 

 

 

 

Sarah Smith

Since studying Nursing at Monash University, Sarah has worked at Cabrini Hospital where she completed her graduate program. For the past 5 years she has worked on the Urology and Gynaecology ward enabling her to gain valuable insight into the “hospital experience” for her patients. Sarah has significant knowledge in the Nursing management of Urological problems. Complementing her passion for urology, Sarah has recently joined the team at AUA urology in addition to her part time role in the Urology ward at Cabrini. This dual role enables her to share her skills and knowledge in Urology Nursing with our patients.   Sarah is a member of the Victorian Urological Nurses Society, Australia and New Zealand Urological Nurses Society and the Australia Nursing Federation.

 

 

 

Sarah Mann

After completing a Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) at Deakin University in 2008, Sarah undertook a graduate year at Cabrini Hospital, developing an interest in Urology. For the past 4 years she has worked on the surgical Urology and Gynaecology ward at Cabrini, enabling her to develop fundamental Urological skills and drive her passion for Urology further. Throughout her Deakin studies, Sarah thoroughly enjoyed working in clinical trials in Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. She has recently combined her passions for Urology and research by joining the Research team at AUA. Sarah maintains her clinical skills by her continued part time work at Cabrini. This dual role enables her to provide best practice patient centred-care and education. Sarah is a member of the Victorian Urological Nurses Society, and the Australia Nursing Federation.

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