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LKC specialty guide for mental health nursing

Guide champions & developer

Vera Fitzgerald

Nurse Educator - Mental Health Portfolio

Nursing and Midwifery Education and Research Unit | Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service



Thomas Ang

Library Officer, Library & Knowledge Centre, Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service

Email | Tel. +61 7 4226 6679

This guide is managed by Juliet Marconi, Manager of the Cairns Hospital Library & Knowledge Centre, Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service (CHHHS); with Champion, Vera Fitzgerald, Mental health portfolio Nurse Educator, Nursing & Midwifery Education & Research Unit, CHHHS. 

Thank you to Donna-Maree Bates, acting Nurse educator for Mental Health (NMERU) for assisting LKC team in 2018.

The guide was originally developed by Bonnie Heim, Clinical Knowledge Resources. Assistance was provided by former guide champion, Debra Nizette, Director of Nursing, Office of the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer (Queensland).

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