A career spanning 30 years in emergency nursing and burns nursing and as a keen educator Bridget has commenced a career in academia at Flinders University. Teaching and coordinating both undergraduate and post graduate nursing topics. The principle area of expertise is in emergency nursing. Bridget is a member of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and is an active member of 3 Health Support Battalion. The ADF affords Bridget many opportunities to expand nursing skills and knowledge with many challenging medical support tasks and excellent training opportunities. Bridget’s area of research interest is in nurse education with a particular focus on how nurses cognitive process mathematics when they perform drug calculations.