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Ms Melanie Buhlmann


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 9870 7861, Email:, Campus: South West, Room: BU2.126
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 9870 7861
Campus: South West  
Room: BU2.126  


Melanie is a lecturer within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Her teaching philosophy is underpinned by role-modelling behaviours of the respectful and professional Registered Nurse. This approach enables nursing students to develop empowering attitudes towards their own learning and allows growth of their own professional identity.

Current Teaching

  • NPP1101: Health Assessment Skills and Practice (South West)
  • NCS1102: Professional Conduct and Communication (South West)


  • 2011 - present: Lecturer & Tutor, Edith Cowan University
  • 2005 - 2012: Clinical Nurse Educator, St John of God Hospital
  • 2003 - 2006: Clinical Nurse, St John of God Hospital
  • 2001 - 2003: Registered Nurse, Regional Health Facilities, WA
  • 1995 - 2000: Registered Nurse, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1992 - 1995: School of Nursing, Sisters of the Swiss Red Cross, Zurich

Professional Associations

  • Australian Nursing Federation
  • Australian College of Nursing
  • Golden Key International Honour Society

Awards and Recognition:

University and National Teaching Awards:

  • 2015 – Vice Chancellor Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning.

Research Areas and Interests:

Melanie is currently completing her Master candidature by research. She is exploring the concept of ‘moving-on’ after critical incidents in health care by conducting a qualitative study of the experiences of nurses and midwives.


  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing), Curtin University of Technology, 2012.
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