Leanne qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1995 and has worked in a wide variety of clinical and management roles, with experience in both metropolitan and rural health settings, and across several clinical specialties. With postgraduate qualifications in Emergency Nursing, Leanne went on to complete her Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) and was subsequently endorsed as a Nurse Practitioner in 2009. Leanne has been President of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners since September 2018.
A Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a Registered Nurse with the experience and expertise to diagnose and treat people of all ages with a variety of acute or chronic health conditions. NPs have completed additional university study at Master’s degree level and are the most senior clinical nurses in our health care system. Continue reading »