Mrs Sindy Millington

Mrs Sindy Millington
 Position Academic Lecturer
 Org Unit Nursing
 Telephone +61 8 8313 2996
 Location Floor/Room WS4064.04 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Sindy has consolidated her cardiovascular and critical care nursing experience both nationally and internationally the last 30 years and currently teaches in the post graduate nursing programs, while maintaining community service through her secretary role in ACRA-SA. Sindy's previous clinical experience was as an associate clinical service coordinator and clinical nurse at the RAH Cardiothoracic intensive care unit , where she coordinated staff development programs. As a longstanding Clinical Title Holder at the University of Adelaide Sindy provided lectures and tutorials in both the Cardiac and ICU post graduate courses on the topics "Cardiac surgery" and "IABP therapy" for a number of years. Sindy initially transferred into the academic role as level A academic lecturer for 3 years at the University of South Australia where she lectured in both the undergraduate, post graduate and transnational programs in both cardiac and critical care courses. In 2010 Sindy was an invited speaker at Malaysia's First Cardiac Nursing Conference organised by Institut Jantung Negara {IJN} in 2010 where she presented the following two presentations :
    •  'Applications for the Da Vinci Surgical System in Cardiovascular Surgery'
    • 'Australian Nurses role with Extra Corporeal Membranous Oxygenation (ECMO)' 
    Sindy who is currently employed as a Level B Academic lecturer at the University of Adelaide, teaching in both the Intensive Care and Acute Care Master of Nursing Science  programs. Recently Sindy commenced her PhD study program at the University of Adelaide, in which she will focus her research on exploring the clinical course and management of women with newly acquired and/or  congenital cardiovascular disease during pregnancy
  • Qualifications

    Masters Of Nursing Science : Cardiac Nursing University of Adelaide 2003

    Thesis : 'A Mini-Ethnography of Cardiothoracic Nurses in Cardiothoracic Recovery Unit'

    Bachelor of Arts : Social science and Humanties University of Adelaide 1996

    Critical Care Course 12 months RAH 1986

    Midwifery course 12 months King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women ( W.A) 1980

    General Nurses Training QEH 1976

    Certificate iv in Workplace Training and Assessment Tafe SA 2009

  • Professional Associations

    National President of Australian Cardiac Rehabilitation Association (ACRA)2012-2014

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    Affiliate Member Of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ)

    Member of Australian Critical Care Nurses Association (ACCCN)

    Member of South Australia Cardiovascular Health Research Group (NHF)
    Member of South Australian Cardiac Rehabiliation Association (SACRA) from 1996

    State Secretary SACRA from 2014 

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Entry last updated: Thursday, 9 Aug 2018

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