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Queensland CENA Branch

“The committee is comprised of a group of passionate ED nurses who are working on behalf of all QLD CENA members to address issues at both a state and national level.

We aim to provide members with education and activities that they can access both via the webpage and other modalities. Your needs are important to us and your input is welcome.

If you would like to contribute to events, have suggestions or queries, please contact us via email.”

QLD Branch Committee

Lorelle Malyon Acting President | Administrative Director
Vacant Vice President
Katie East Secretary | National Board Member
Julie Finucane Treasurer
Amy Johnson Committee Member
Angela Devlin Committee Member
Carmel Larkin Committee Member
Elizabeth Elder Committee Member
Elizabeth Quinn Committee Member
Kelly Foster Committee Member

QLD CENA Trauma Nursing Program (TNP)


The Emergency Program is a two day program developed for nurses providing emergency care to trauma patients across the lifespan, in both metropolitan and regional/rural settings.

The program consists of facilitated lecture discussion, practical hands-on workshops, skill stations and simulation scenarios.

Below is a list of the courses currently on offer in QLD or visit the webpage for more details.



16 – 17 June


11 – 12 August


18 – 19 August


25 – 26 August


1 – 2 September


22 – 23 September


15-16 November


22 – 23 November




Wellness in Emergency Care

Natalie Cook, OAM OLY 5-time Olympian, Author, Public Speaker and Mother will be presenting on leadership, motivation, inspiration, sustainable success and team building, health and well-being.



Wednesday 30th May

6.30pm for 7.00pm start (light supper afterwards)

Lady Cilento Hospital

CENA Members $25
Non-Members $35

 Natalie’s passions include:

World Olympians Association Board Member

Queensland Olympic Council President

  Natalie successfully lobby for inclusion of Beach Volleyball into 2018 Commonwealth Games and lobbying for 2032 Olympic bid in Brisbane.

 Visit Natalie’s website:


Credentialing: Lorelle Malyon

Education: Elizabeth Elder/Carmel Larkin

Marketing: vacant

Membership & Representation: vacant

Professional Standards: Julie Finucane

Research: Kelly Foster/Amy Johnson



Lee Trenning (FCENA, CEN) is a long term CENA member who has represented Victoria, NSW and Qld at a State Branch level and is a past Executive Director of the College. We wish Lee well and thank her for her leadership and mentorship as she continues to work with various National committees as a CENA Fellow.


Dr Ramon Shaban (Editor-in-Chief, AUEC) has transferred to the NSW Branch as he takes up a position at the University of Sydney. His responsibilities to the AUEC are unchanged.  As a long-term member of the Qld Branch, Ramon’s contribution has been invaluable. We wish him all the best in his new role.


Therese Oates has been a CENA member for 18 years and during that time has contributed as Branch Secretariat and as a member of the 2015 ICEN committee. We thank Therese for her passion and dedication to Emergency Nursing and wish her well for the new professional chapter she is about to embark on.