Honour Board 2015

Emergency Nurse of the Year

(sponsored by The Benchmarque Group)

  • Sarah Cornish – Clinical Nurse Educator – Western Health, Victoria


Emergency Department of the Year

(sponsored by Midmed)

  • Dandenong Hospital


Ben Morley Scholarship (sponsored by Multigate and CENA)

  • Louise Vuillermin


Philippa Moore publication prize

  • Natasha jennings (and co-authors Glenn Gardner, Gerard O’Reilly & Biswadev Mitra

for ‘’Evaluating Emergency Nurse Practitioner service effectiveness on achieving timely analgesia: A pragmatic randomised controlled trial’ Academic Emergency Medicine, 2015, 22, pp.676-684.


Julie Finucane OAM Medal for Leadership in Emergency Nursing

  • Dianne Crellin


Conference Scientific Awards

CENA Best paper

  • Dr Lisa Kuhn*, Dr Karen Page, Dr Muhammad Aziz Rahman, Dr Linda Worrall-Carter – Gender is associated with decreased treatment and increased mortality for Victorian patients admitted with ST – segment elevation myocardial infarction


CENA Best paper (runner up)

  • Vanessa Gorman*, Belinda Scott – Nurses come quick it’s an emergency – A rapid recruitment strategy


CENA Best ePoster

  • Yasmin Sungkar – Stepping on sepsis – At the northern Emergency Department


CENA Best ePoster  (runner up)

  • Claire Hatherley, Natasha Jennings, Rachel Cross – Time to analgesia and pain score documentation best practice standards for the Emergency Department – A literature review


ASEM Best Scientific Paper (rural)

  • Ruth Coleman – Going remote: Emergency nurses accepting the challenge of a remote area nursing secondment


ASEM Best Scientific Paper (metropolitan)

  • Kelly Decker, Dr Sharyn Ireland, Lorna O’Sullivan, Sue Boucher, Lauren Kite, Deb Rhodes, Dr Biswadev Mitra – Peripheral intravenous catheter insertion in the Emergency Department


Emergency Care Institute – Evidence into Action Research Paper

  • Tai Pak Hong*, Lau Wing Sze, Chan Pui Yin, Ng Shuk Yee, Lam Yuen Cheung, Mak Hoi Ting, Mak Yuen Ting – Nurse performed ultrasonography in confirming the position of nasogastric tube in the emergency department: A prospective single group diagnostic test study.