Nicole is the Trauma Coordinator (Advanced Nurse Consultant) for the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network and the Co-Chair for the South Australian State Trauma Committee. Nicole has over 15years Emergency Nursing and Trauma experience and is a member of the CENA and has been a EMSA Conference Committee member for the past 6 conferences.
Her portfolio includes management of major trauma patients both within the emergency care setting as well as in-patient trauma case management; ED and organisational major incident preparedness and injury prevention strategies including P.A.R.T.Y. (Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth) Program. In 2011 Nicole was awarded the Nursing & Midwifery Excellence Award for Leadership and was named the Inaugural SA Health Young Professional of the Year in 2016. Nicole has a passion for quality patient focused coordinated trauma care and multi-disciplinary education both at the bedside, and educational forums, courses and conference including EMSA.