The inaugural recipients for the CWA / CTA Henderson Field Nursing Scholarship has been awarded to:
Ms Philippa Collins at Kununurra District Hospital – $3,000 to attend the Advanced Paediatric Life Support Course in Perth in February 2018. Philippa has a strong background in paediatrics and has started to teach Adult and Paediatric Life Support to other nursing staff at Kununurra.
Ms Rebecca Caporn at Goldfields Population Health Unit in Kalgoorlie – $2000 to do the remaining block unit (2 weeks in Townsville) out of 12 units in her Masters of Public Health. This will support her role as Public Health Nurse – Regional Immunisation Coordinator which covers the entire Goldfields Region.
We wish Philippa and Rebecca every success in their continued studies and fulfilling their desire to offer the best in nursing skills to their local communities.