Beyond the Boundaries

The Australia and New Zealand Urological Nurses Society in partnership with AstraZeneca, once again, presents another webinar for Urological Nurses. Learn from two experts about how nurses can extend their practice beyond the convention, looking after men after prostate cancer, and expanding nurse-led practice to integrate research.

This program will be moderated by Kath Schubach, ANZUNS President. During this webinar, Kath will also deliver her End-Of-Year President's Address to the Members of ANZUNS.

Registration for this event is FREE for ANZUNS members.


Our Speakers:


Prof. Suzanne Chambers
Psychosocial care after prostate cancer: facing the tiger

Professor Suzanne Chambers AO is a health psychologist and registered nurse who has been working as a practitioner-researcher in psycho-oncology for over 30 years. She was awarded her PhD in 2004 within the School of Psychology at Griffith University and has over 300 peer reviewed publications and numerous books, book chapters and monographs.  Her work has focussed on developing models to predict help seeking and adjustment after cancer: designing remote access psychological interventions for people affected by cancer; integrating peer support into controlled design methodologies; integrating distress screening into interventions to target high distress cancer patient groups. She is currently the Executive Dean of Health Sciences at the Australian Catholic University.


Prof. Catherine Paterson
Paving the way to combine nurse-led clinical practice and research: a new model in urological nursing

Professor Catherine Paterson is a Clinical Chair in Nursing holding a conjoint position between the University of Canberra & ACT Health. Catherine completed her Ph.D. in 2013 and holds the following educational qualifications from the UK all with Distinctions (BA, MSc, non-medical prescribing, PGCert. LTA, FHEA). Catherine is a registered nurse in Australia (APRHA). Catherine conducts research in all areas of urology, and uro-oncology. She has expertise in conducting systematic reviews, ecological momentary assessment methodology, mixed methods, complex interventions, and clinical trials. She has experience of working in health services research for over 17 years. Catherine has published widely and supervises HDR students.


Kath Schubach
ANZUNS President's Message

Kath Schubach is a Urology Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience, drawing on her qualifications and experience across two core areas, cancer and urology. She currently works in private practice in metropolitan and rural Victoria. Kath has extensive nursing experience in urologic malignancies as well as in general urology. She has a particular interest in patients with sexual health concerns.

Kath has a Master in Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) and postgraduate qualifications in Oncology, Urology and Continence Nursing.

Kath is currently the President of Australia & New Zealand Urological Nurses Society (ANZUNS),
Executive Committee member of the Victorian Urological Nurses Society (VUNS) and a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Australian and New Zealand Urogential and Prostate (ANZUP) Trials Group.

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