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Ms Melanie Buhlmann

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 9870 7861, Email: m.buhlmann@ecu.edu.au, Campus: South West, Room: BU2.126
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 9870 7861
Email: m.buhlmann@ecu.edu.au
Campus: South West  
Room: BU2.126  

 

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

Background

Melanie's 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.

  • 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

  • 2018: Excellence in Engaged Teaching Award
  • 2015: Vice-Chancellor Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning.

Research Areas and Interests

Melanie’s research explores the concept of ‘moving-on’ from the impact of critical incidents in health care by studying the experiences of nurses and midwives who were involved in such events. Read her abstract at ECU Research Online

Qualifications

  • Master of Nursing (Research), Edith Cowan University, 2019.
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing), Curtin University of Technology, 2012.
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