Kathryn Salamone has worked in nursing for over 30 years. In the years since, Kathryn has completed a Masters of Nursing Science, Graduate Diploma of Education (Nursing), Graduate Certificate in Clinical Practice and Management (Oncology) and is currently enrolled in a Masters of Public Health. Her main clinical focus was oncology, haematology, palliative care, and aged care nursing; with the last 20 years in various clinical education and teaching roles. She is passionate about professional practice and the issues faced in nursing today. Kathryn currently works at a large metropolitan hospital in Victoria.