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Mater Private Hospital Springfield welcomes Graduate Nurses Mater Private Hospital Springfield welcomes Graduate Nurses

Five new nursing graduates have been welcomed into Mater Private Hospital Springfield’s first mid-year nursing graduate intake.  

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Tags: Mater Education, Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Mater Education Pop-Up Simulation program Mater Education Pop-Up Simulation program

Mater Education has been using Simulation as an education tool since 2009 and currently runs a program that allows for Simulations to take place in the clinical environment.  

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Tags: Mater Education, Mater Health, simulation

Professor Catherine Turner honoured in Australia Day 2017 Awards Professor Catherine Turner honoured in Australia Day 2017 Awards

Mater Board Director Professor Catherine Turner has been honoured during the Australia Day 2017 Awards, receiving a Member of the Order of Australia in the General Division for her significant service to nursing through research into nurse practice and population health.

Friday, 27 January 2017

Tags: Mater Board, Mater Education, Professor Catherine Turner

Mater Private Hospital Springfield inspires our next generation Mater Private Hospital Springfield inspires our next generation

Greater Springfield’s Health City and Education City are working together to create an experience for the next generation of doctors and nurses.  

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Tags: community, Mater Education, Mater Private Hospital Springfield

 The value of simulation in the healthcare setting The value of simulation in the healthcare setting

Simulation presents a powerful ‘bridge’ between theory and real life experiences—a safe place in which to learn and challenge ourselves and our teams—providing an opportunity to significantly improve both individual and team performance, confidence, patient safety and better healthcare outcomes.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Tags: Mater Education, simulation

Katherine's story Katherine's story

You can’t help but feel Katherine Jackman’s energy—whether she is passionately describing why Mater is different, or recounting her latest running adventure—it’s evident in everything she does.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Tags: Mater Education, The Heart of Mater

Mater Professor’s international award for diabetes in pregnancy Mater Professor’s international award for diabetes in pregnancy

Mater’s Director of Obstetric Medicine, Professor David McIntyre, is to be honoured by the American Diabetes Association for research into diabetes and pregnancy that has been translated into clinical care.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Tags: Awards, Diabetes, Mater Education, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, Mater Research

Official opening of Whitty Building celebrates new era of learning Official opening of Whitty Building celebrates new era of learning

The official Opening and Blessing of the newly refurbished Whitty Building was held today, celebrating its transformation into a unique education precinct for Mater and The University of Queensland’s (UQ) medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health services students. 

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Tags: education, health, Mater, Mater Education, UQ

Mater People recognised at 2015 Clinical Teaching & Learning Awards Mater People recognised at 2015 Clinical Teaching & Learning Awards

Mater’s annual Clinical Teaching & Learning Awards were presented at Royal on the Park Hotel on Monday 2 November. 

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Tags: Mater, Mater Education, Mater Mothers' Hospitals

World-first simulation puts theory into practice World-first simulation puts theory into practice

Simulation is about putting theory into practice—think of it as replacing or amplifying real hospital experiences with guided experiences, similar to what airline pilots go through in flight simulators—just in a healthcare environment. It is used for testing processes, as well as for training and team building.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Tags: Mater Education, Mater Private Hospital Springfield, simulation

Mater educators join elite few to deliver world-class simulation training Mater educators join elite few to deliver world-class simulation training

Two Mater Education employees commenced training this week to be internationally recognised course facilitators, making them two of only three people in the country with this level of training. 

Friday, 20 February 2015

Tags: Mater, Mater Education, simulation, training

Applications close Monday for new part-time Diploma of Nursing course Applications close Monday for new part-time Diploma of Nursing course

Mater Education is for the first time offering its unique Diploma of Nursing course part time in 2015. 

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Tags: Diploma of Nursing, education, learn, Mater Education, study, training

Applications to study nursing at Mater now open Applications to study nursing at Mater now open

Mater has been training nursing clinicians since 1914 and has a strong reputation for producing exceptional work-ready graduates. Applications are now open for entry into Mater’s Diploma of Nursing course for 2015.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Tags: diploma, Diploma of Nursing, education, learning, Mater, Mater Education, nursing

Mater Education formalises partnership with Center for Medical Simulation Mater Education formalises partnership with Center for Medical Simulation

Mater Education and the internationally renowned Center for Medical Simulation in Boston, USA have officially formalised an Affiliate partnership with the signing of an agreement on 14 August.

Friday, 15 August 2014

Tags: Mater, Mater Education