All IntelliLearn Trainers are Nurses and/or Midwives and/or Paramedics, with Cert IV TAE and intensively trained in the most up to date, current best practice. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, our Trainers enrich the courses they deliver in a clinical context making them relevant and appropriate to the needs of Nursing and Midwifery students.

Our Trainers

Claire Cope – National Director of Clinical Education and Governance
Claire is a Registered Nurse with 25 years’ experience. Over the past sixteen years, she has held Clinical Lead/Operational Management positions, with key responsibilities in procurement and delivery of Nurse Education, Nurse Performance Management, Complaints and Serious Adverse Incident Management, Clinical Supervision and WH&S Management. Claire has been responsible for developing and rolling out IntelliLearn’s business model for compliance training for nursing students. She has been involved in every aspect of development, marketing, recruitment and training of high quality teams and quality assurance. Claire has a strong commitment, motivation and passion to not only achieve, but to excel standards of Best Practice wherever possible in the interests of adding value and mitigating risk to Organisations, Nurses and most importantly the patients in their care. 

Stephen Walker – National Senior Education Consultant / Med+Safe Content Developer
Steve is a former Paramedic and a Registered Nurse with experiences in a variety of roles ranging from Coronary Care to general medical, surgical and orthopaedics. Steve commenced his career in the UK as a Paramedic and has over 20 years’ experience in the Health Care industry. Steve has worked in the UK, Romania, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Australia in NSW and WA. He is passionate about helping to educate others to develop their knowledge and skills.

Kate Murphy – National Senior Education Consultant
Kate Murphy is a Registered Nurse with 16 years’ experience, principally as a Clinical Nurse in acute Coronary Care, alongside significant education experience in a staff development and training role. Kate brings a passion and commitment to educate the upcoming generation of Nurses and Health Care Professionals.

Karen Kopec – WA Senior Education Consultant
Karen has been a Nurse for many years in a wide variety of roles. She has worked as a District Nurse in the UK, within the GP practice as a Vaccination Nurse and on a casual basis as a Clinical Supervisor for ECU. Her favourite work is education with a touch of fun and laughter. 

Angela Smith – WA Senior Education Consultant
Spanning more than 20 years, Angela’s experience as a Registered Nurse includes areas such as Critical Care, Surgical, Research, Recruitment and Post-Anaesthetic Care. A personal interest in patient and caregiver safety has seen her pursue training roles focused on Safe Patient Handling. As an Education Consultant, Angela loves sharing experiences and anecdotes that bring to life key principles of Manual Handling and Basic Life Support.

Kareen Dunlop – WA Education Consultant
Kareen is a passionate Consultant Nurse Educator with over thirty years’ experience in New Zealand, Switzerland, England, United States of America and Western Australia. Kareen has been in teaching roles since 1996 completing a post graduate in Nursing Education at the University of Notre Dame in 2003. Kareen also undertakes voluntary Nurse Education in Cambodia.

Cheryl Pinto – WA Education Consultant
Cheryl is a Registered Nurse with 34 years of Nursing experience who began her passion for Nursing in the Indian Army. She brings with her extensive and diverse knowledge in various Clinical and Education roles. Her Nursing career has taken her to various countries; Dubai, New Zealand and eventually found home in Perth, WA. Cheryl has amalgamated her experience, knowledge and passion for Clinical Education with emphasis on the importance of professional communication and team collaboration to facilitate Nursing Students. Her mission is to improve patient safety, health care quality with high assessment standards through training at IntelliLearn.

Sarah Roberts – WA Education Consultant
Sarah is an RN and educator who has worked for 20 years in Acute Tertiary Hospitals. Her clinical experience includes acute short stay medicine, plastics, vascular, GI, burns, ENT and day surgery. Sarah has actively supported and coached new RNs and undergraduates since the beginning of her career in the U.K. She has developed that interest over the last 14 years in Australia with 10 years as an Educator in one of Perth's teaching hospitals before she joined IntelliLearn at the end of 2016.

Chris Baker – WA Education Consultant
Chris began her Nursing career in Brisbane. Chris moved to WA and then to the Kimberley and had many years working in Aboriginal Health, Aged Care, and Immunisation. She moved back to Perth and continued her interest in Immunisation and assisted in the setting up of the Western Australian Vaccine Safety Surveillance. She now teaches with IntelliLearn and the Pharmacy Guild of Western Australia.

Jessica Amos – WA Education Consultant
Jess is a Registered Nurse, who over the last 12 years worked in a variety of clinical settings both in WA and the UK. She has experience in general med/surg, occupational health, district nursing and transplants. Jess is passionate about educating and empowering the next generation of Nurses.

Michelle Hanlin – SA Senior Education Consultant
Michelle commenced her Nursing career at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in 1988. Most of her Nursing has been in Surgical, High Dependency and Rehabilitation. Michelle is an energetic and passionate Educator. 

Irene Rowe – SA Education Consultant
Irene Rowe has been a Registered Nurse for 15 years. She has worked in both the Medical and Surgical Wards within the areas of Oncology and Palliative Care for the past 10 years. Previous to this Irene worked in the Surgical Ward of the Breast/Endocrine Unit. Irene has also worked at the King Edward VII and Royal Marsden Hospital and St Bartholomew Hospice during her stay in the United Kingdom. Her experience extends in delivering educational sessions and conducting mandatory competencies within the Aged Care Nursing sector.

Anita Oehler – SA Education Consultant
Anita is originally from Germany. She has been trained as a Dental Nurse, Paramedic and Midwife. Over the last 25 years she was able to work in various health services in several different countries including the U.K., Switzerland, Chile, Jamaica, USA and Germany. She has a great passion for Clinical Education.

Emma Archer – SA Education Consultant
Emma is a Registered Midwife with 7 years experience in country and tertiary hospitals, and in various models of maternity care including group practice and private midwifery. She has worked in both South Australia and Queensland, and is passionate about clinical education and workplace safety. Emma is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and runs a feeding clinic in Adelaide. She loves education so much that she returned to Flinders University in 2018 to undertake her Masters in Clinical Education.

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