Name: Rebecca Aburn
Job title: Infection Prevention Control Nurse Specialist
Employer: Southern District Health Board
Professional Qualifications: Masters of Nursing
Bio: I have a 20 year history of clinical experience in neurosciences, intensive care, wound care, clinical education and district nursing. I completed my Masters of Nursing in 2006 and have a great passion for nursing practice development. As the treasurer, for the New Zealand Wound Care Society am involved at a national level in practice and guideline developments. Over the last 6 years I have enjoyed working in the community setting with patients and whanau to achieve their health outcomes. In 2010 completed an advanced post graduate certificate in clinical nursing. I work 0.7 in the role of infection prevention control nurse specialist and continue clinical work in the Diabetic Foot Clinic.