April Martin - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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April Martin

MNurs(ClinEd) James Cook, GradCertNurs(CriticalCare) La Trobe, BScNurs South University, AssocArts(Nurs) Indian River State College, Practical Nurse (LPN) Indian River State College

  • Clinical Program Coordinator, Northern Region
  • Lecturer, Nursing (USC Fraser Coast)
Email
Telephone
+61 7 5456 5613
Office location
FC.A.1.32B, Fraser Coast
Campus
Fraser Coast
April Martin

April Martin is a lecturer of nursing and a Clinical Program Coordinator for the Fraser Coast region. Her background and training is from Florida, United States where she worked in various hospital medical/surgical wards, paediatrics and intensive care. April immigrated to Australia in 2009 and worked as a clinical nurse at the Hervey Bay Hospital Intensive/Coronary Care Unit before becoming a lecturer of nursing.

April is currently working towards her PhD and her research interests include the social practices of nurses and Fairclough’s Critical Discourse Analysis.

In her free time she enjoys biking, walking along the beautiful Hervey Bay beaches and snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef.

Professional memberships

  • Australian College of Nursing

Research areas

  • enhancement of the undergraduate nursing students’ experience within the clinical placement environment

Teaching areas

  • Clinical Practicum Placement
  • Health, Law and Ethics

April Martin's specialist areas of knowledge include Critical Care and Intensive Care Nursing.

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Students to do clinical placements in Indo-Pacific
15 October 2019

Forty-five Nursing Science students from four USC campuses will complete clinical placements in Indonesia, starting from this month, with funding support from the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan Mobility Program.