The Editors and members of the Editorial Advisory Board are highly regarded perioperative nurses from Australia and abroad with expertise in clinical practice, management, governance and academia.


Prof. Jed Duff PhD, RN, FACORN

Professor and Chair of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology and Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Email: journaleditor@acorn.org.au

Editor Emerita

Dr Lois Hamlin DNurs, RN, FACN, FACORN

Senior Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney (retired)

Associate Editor (Emerging Scholars)

Dr Paula Foran PhD, RN, FACORN

Unit Coordinator, University of Tasmania and Perianeasthesia Nurse

Associate Editor (Social Media)

Dr Oya Gumuskaya PhD, RN

Lecturer, University of Newcastle

Managing Editor

Eleanor Tan

Publications Manager, Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN)

Email: eleanor.tan@acorn.org.au

Editorial Advisory Board

Juliet Asbery MN, RN

Chair, Nurses College New Zealand (PCNZ) and Perioperative Nurse Practitioner

Prof. Karen Clark-Burg PhD, RN

Dean and Head of School of Nursing, University of Notre Dame Australia

Rebecca East MN, RN, FACORN

CEO, Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) and Perioperative Nurse Practitioner

Prof. Brigid Gillespie PhD, RN, FACORN

Professor of Patient Safety, Griffith University

Jenny Green RN, MPhil(Nurs)

Nursing Lecturer, Massey University, New Zealand

Dr Toni Hains MClinSc (PNSA), RN, FACORN

Perioperative Nurse Practitioner

Dr Isabel Jamieson PhD, MNursMelb, RN, MRSNZ

Principal Lecturer, Ara Institute of Canterbury (Ara), Senior Lecturer, University of Canterbury (UC), Visiting Health Professional (Clinical), Canterbury District Health Board Pathway Coordinator UC MHealScProfPr(Nursing) and Ara BN

Claire Kennedy RN

Past President, Australian Day Surgery Nurses Association and Clinical Nurse Specialist Day Surgery

Dr Judy Mundy PhD, RN, FHEA

Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology

Fiona Newman BN, BEd, RN, FACPAN

President, Australian College of Perianesthesia Nurses and Perioperative Nurse Educator

Ass. Prof. Pat Nicholson PhD, RN, FACORN

Course Director, Master of Nursing Practice (Perioperative) and HDR Coordinator, Deakin University

Ass. Prof. Sonya Osborne PhD, RN

Associate Professor, Associate Head of School (Research), University of Southern Queensland


Specialty Coordinator (Perioperative), University of Adelaide

Tanya Pike

Manager, Liverpool Day Surgery

Ass. Prof. Nicholas Ralph PhD, RN

Associate Professor, University of Southern Queensland


Lecturer and Perioperative Coordinator, University of Technology Sydney

Sharron Smyth-Demmon BEd (Prof. Hons), RN, MACN, MACORN, ACPAN

Nurse Educator – Higher Education (Perioperative Coordinator), Australian College of Nursing

Ass. Prof. Victoria Steelman PhD, RN, CNOR, FAAN

Associate Professor Emerita, University of Iowa