Awards and prizes

College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA)

  • Phillipa Moore Award

2016 Prize Winner

Congratulations to Margaret Murphy, CNC at Westmead Hospital who was awarded the prestigious Phillipa Moore Publication Prize for her paper on simulation training. Simulation training is designed so that heatlhcare providers can learn from practicing situations they are likely to encounter.

Margaret Murphy, Kate Curtis & Andrea McCloughen for“‘What is the impact of multidisciplinary team simulation training on team performance and efficiency of patient care? An integrative review”

2012 Prize Winner

ECI Research Advisory Committee Co-Chair A/Prof Kate Curtis and co-authors were awarded The Philippa Moore Publication Prize at the recent 10th International Conference for Emergency Nurses in Hobart hosted by the College of Emergency Nurses Australasia (CENA). Philippa Moore was a positive mentor, a motivated teacher and highly committed to advancing the specialty of emergency nursing. CENA recognises the importance of publication to the practice and scholarship of emergency nursing and continues this legacy to advocate for emergency nursing. The CENA Philippa Moore Publication Prize is designed to reward and encourage CENA members to publish articles that are relevant to emergency nursing. Kate was also appointed as one of the inaugural fellows of CENA.

The winning paper was Traumatic Injury in Australia and New Zealand Curtis K, Caldwell E, Delprado A, Munroe B. Australasian Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2012;15(1):45-54.

  • ECI Best Evidence into Practice Award

The ECI annually awards a prize at the International Conference for Emergency Nurses (ICEN) for a paper related to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice. The assessment criteria considered by the review team is below:

  1. Is the paper related to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice?
  2. Does the paper mention results of the practice change and how these were achieved or not?
  3. Does the paper mention barriers or enablers in implementing the practice change?
  4. Was implementation theory applied in the change process?

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM)

  • ECI Best Evidence into Practice Award

The ECI annually awards a prize at the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) Annual Scientific Committee for a paper related to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice. The assessment criteria considered by the review team is below:

  1. Is the paper related to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice?
  2. Does the paper mention results of the practice change and how these were achieved or not?
  3. Does the paper mention barriers or enablers in implementing the practice change?
  4. Was implementation theory applied in the change process?

Australia Day Honour List 2016

Congratulations Prof Gordian Fulde

  • Recipient of the Senior Australian of the Year for 2016.

Congratulations Dr Ken Mackey and Dr Paul Mara

  • Dr Ken Mackey was awarded the Order of Australia for significant service to rural and remote medicine through leadership roles of professional medical organisations and to general practice.

  • Dr Paul Mara was awarded the Order of Australia for significant service to medicine, particularly through the recruitment and retention of medical practitioners in rural and remote areas.

Australian Medical Association (AMA NSW) and Australian Salaried Medical Officer' Federation (ASMOF NSW) Awards 2016

  • Dr Paul Spillane was awarded the Teacher of the Year

NSW Nursing and Midwifery Award 2016

  • Prof Kate Curtis - Winner of the ‘Excellence in Innovation and Research’ prize for the research that Kate leads that changes and improves the lives of major trauma patients and their families.

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