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Teaching in the Undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing and also in the Postgraduate courses in Critical Care/Emergency/Intensive Care
Critical Care, Intensive Care and Drug & Alcohol Issues in Acute Care environments.
2006 Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence for developing a teaching philosophy and practices focussed on respecting and developing all learners through the adoption of dynamic large class teaching strategies and professional simulation exercises.
Australian College of Critical Care Nurses
Australian Nurses Federation
American Association for Respiratory Care
2005 - Academic Exchange between Deakin University and Peking University, Beijing, China. Vanessa spent 3 weeks with academics and nurses from Peking University, Beijing, China and also visited Wenzhou Medical University in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province (2.5 hours flight south of Beijing).
Reviewer for the following journals
Australian Critical Care
Brotto,V., Lee,G. (2004). College of Emergency Nurses Australasia (CENA) Inaugural national conference, oral plenary presentation A pilot of a tool for examining nurses knowledge of illicit substances affecting the care of critically ill patients in the emergency department Glenelg, South Australia.
Brotto,V. (2005). Sixth National Conference on Nursing Skills Laboratories, San Antonio Texas, USA. Poster Presentation Transforming the Nursing Laboratory in an Australian University: what to include and what to remove.
Brotto,V. Lee,G. (2005). 30th Australian and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting on Intensive Care, incorporating the 11th Australian and New Zealand Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Conference, free paper entitled Critical care nurses' knowledge of the effects of MDMA: a pilot study
2006 - 52nd International Respiratory Congress, December 11–14, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
2004 - 29th Australian and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting on Intensive Care, incorporating the 10th Australian and New Zealand Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Conference, Melbourne.
2003 – Australian College of Critical Care Nurses, Cardiac Seminar, Preston