Meet Our Team

Qualifications

All IntelliLearn Trainers are Nurses and/or Midwives 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. 

Kate Murphy – National Clinical Education Manager

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. 

Western Australia Team

Angela Smith – WA Senior Education Consultant

Spanning more than 20 years, Angela’s experience as a Registered Nurse includes work in clinical areas such as Critical Care, Surgical, Research, and Post-Anaesthetic Care. Angela loves sharing experiences and anecdotes that bring to life key principles of Manual Handling and Basic Life Support

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.

 

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.

Holly Bartlett – WA Education Consultant

Holly has been a registered nurse for 19 years. She brings a range of clinical experience to the training environment, including a background in Recovery, Intensive Care, General Practice and Occupational Health Nursing. She has worked in tertiary hospitals in Perth and the UK and has also nursed in regional and remote regions within Australia. She is passionate about being an educator to our aspiring nurses.

Croiagh Jackman – WA Education Consultant

Croiagh is a registered nurse who has always liked mentoring junior nurses and students. She started her career at Monash Medical Centre in Victoria, where she mainly worked in the Emergency Department. She also has experience in Respiratory medicine, general medical, GP practice nursing and Aged care. Nursing has also taken her overseas as a volunteer first aider and health and well-being coach and as a school nurse in India. In her role at Intellilearn she enjoys engaging with students and seeing their confidence grow

Julia Naylor – WA Education Consultant

Julia is both a Registered Nurse and Midwife with over 10 years’ experience in Private and Public hospital settings both in NSW and WA. Her clinical experience extends to mentoring students and new graduates as well as delivering staff educational sessions and conducting mandatory competency assessments in her current role as a Clinical Midwifery Educator. Julia is excited to be working with Intellilearn and involved in educating the next generation of Nurses and Midwives.

Jackie Holmes – WA Education Consultant

Jackie is a Registered Nurse and Midwife with over 14 years clinical experience. She trained as a Nurse in the UK and worked in London’s Intensive care and Emergency departments. Since moving to Australia in 2010, Jackie trained as Midwife and has worked in both the public and private sector across WA, rural and interstate locations. She has a keen interest in education and a passion for teaching, which has led her career to teaching at Intellilearn.

Alleris Mundri – WA Education Consultant

Allie has a Diploma in General nursing Science and Cert 4 in TAE. She trained in South Africa and started her nursing career in 1999. Allie has experience in Paediatrics, OT – Recovery room and Med/ Surg. She has always had a passion for Education in nursing and had an opportunity in 2016 to start doing Clinical Facilitation which she enjoys very much. Since then Allie has mentored and supported our future nurses and is most proud when she sees them working on the wards as newly qualified RNs. Allie commenced her position with Intellilearn in 2019 as she wanted to expand her education role. This role enables her to not only teach student nurses, but also enables her to observe them putting what they have learned into practice whilst on placement.

Chris Hall – WA Senior Education Consultant 

Chris is as a Nurse/Midwife with a genuine love for training. She has trained in First Aid, C.P.R. and Manual Handling for over 8 years with various providers in the community. Chris is excited about being involved with training of the next generation of Nurses and Midwives.

Maria Atkinson – WA Senior Education Consultant

Maria originally qualified as a Registered Nurse and Midwife 21 years ago in the UK. As well as Midwifery Maria worked predominantly in Critical Care in a variety of roles including ICU Lead Nurse. In WA Maria has worked in the community in a ‘Hospital in the Home’ role and currently works as a Clinical Nurse Educator and ALS Instructor. Maria joined the Intellilearn team in October 2018 and has a real passion for teaching students in a fun and engaging way and particularly enjoys BLS and Neonatal Resus in order to make ‘the scary not so scary’

Frank McIlvaney – WA Education Consultant

Frank qualified as a Registered Nurse from South Bank University, London in 1996. Frank has over twenty years’ experience in Coronary Care and Level Three Intensive Care. Being passionate in teaching and mentoring in the clinical setting, Frank joined the Intellilearn team in 2019 and is enjoying a new challenge in his career.

Jessica Amos – WA Education Consultant

Jess is a Registered Nurse, who over the last 12 years worked in 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.

Patricia Gurney – WA Education Consultant

Patricia is a Clinical Nurse Educator who has worked for over 25 years in Acute Care hospitals and also teaches within the TAFE and University settings. Her specialties in education include Co-ordinating Graduate Nurse Programmes, Recognising and Responding to the Deteriorating Patient and ALS (1). Her teaching is complimented by clinical experience in general, vascular and colorectal surgery, general medicine and Critical Care. She has a passion for nursing and supporting novice nurses in their development. Patricia is enthusiastic, engaging and student-centred in her approach to teaching.

Liz Terry – WA Education Consultant

Liz Terry is a Registered Nurse with over 10 years nursing experience. She has worked in medical, emergency, occupational health, aged care and remotely on a mine site as a medic. She is also currently working as a Clinical Facilitator for Nursing students. Liz is keen to enhance the learning experience of the students and help our nurses of the future embrace their nursing journey.

Vanessa Savory – WA Senior Education Consultant

Vanessa was an Ambulance Paramedic for 13 years in Western Australia, with extensive experience in cardiac arrest and patient movement. She also has nine years’ experience training in basic First Aid up to Advanced Life Support as well as manual handling through patient movement and extrication.

Hylene Mayaka – WA Education Consultant

Hylene’s experience in Nursing began 19 years ago when she qualified as an RN in Kenya and commenced working in Maternity and NICU (Nursing training in Kenya encompasses both general Nursing and Midwifery). Hylene then worked in Medical/Surgical, Out–Patient, Diabetic clinic and Orthopaedics before specializing in Nephrology Nursing and working in kidney transplant and Dialysis. Hylene moved to Australia 8 years ago, and has mainly worked in Mental Health/Drug and Alcohol. She also has experience in Aged Care and Correctional Health (women’s prison). She currently maintains her Clinical Nurse role with the Mental Health Commission and is involved in peer consultations to assist staff with minimal experience reflect on their practice and review their professional and career goals. Her passion for best practice has since led her to join Intellilearn as an Education Consultant training BLS and MH.

South Australia Team

Annie Humphries – SA Senior Education Consultant

Annie is a Registered Nurse/Midwife with many years of experience in the acute settings of Nursing and Midwifery. Her experience extends to the Care of the Sick Neonate. Annie enjoys sharing her knowledge and clinical experience with others to assist them in developing their skills in the Nursing/Midwifery profession.

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. 

Clare Jenkins – SA Education Consultant

Clare is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years’ experience. While living in the UK, her experience was gained mainly in the area of High Dependency. Since moving to Australia in 2008, she has followed her passion for Primary Care Nursing, working in the community with RDNS, and for the past 10 years, has worked in General Practice. Clare completed her Master of Nursing Degree (General Practice & Community) at Flinders University, graduating in 2019. She is passionate about Nursing and Nurse Education, and firmly believes that continued education is vital to providing excellence in Nursing Care.

Sarah Crossely – SA Education Consultant

Sarah is a Registered Nurse, her experience ranges from surgical wards to Day Procedure Recovery, she has previous been the trainer for her Day procedure unit in Basic Life Support. Sarah has a great passion for educating.

WEBSITE ANNOUNCEMENT

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

 

***This information may change without notice so please check back here regularly***

As of 19 March 2020, two Universities have postponed their Student+Safe training for a later date but all others are proceeding with training. This could change with little notice so please check back here regularly and also check your email regularly (including SPAM and JUNK folders).

Universities and Venues that will be Training as normal

The following Universities and Venues are proceeding with their training as normal:

 • UNISA (City East only)

 • ECU

 • Curtin

 • Fremantle Hospital

 • Murdoch University - June dates have been re-scheduled to July. Each student will be emailed their new date

 • Flinders University

 • GPK

Universities postponing training (until a later date) are:

 • University of New England

 • UTAS

 • UNISA (Mt Gambier and Whyalla only)

Students at these three Universities will be contacted by email (please check this regularly including SPAM and JUNK folders) with further information about new training dates. Please rest assured that we will be providing this training as soon as we can.

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If you feel unwell or show any cold or flu symptoms or have returned from a high/moderate risk country in the last 14 days or have been in contact with anyone who has confirmed COVID 19 during the last 14 days you are strictly prohibited from undertaking the training. 

Please ensure that when you attend training on campus that you follow the strict requirements including:

 • Thoroughly washing your hands before and after training and using hand sanitiser before and after every activity during the session

 • DO NOT shake anyone’s hand - use a gesture to greet your friends and colleagues

 • DO NOT un-necessarily touch surfaces and avoid touching your face

 • Cover your coughs or sneezes with a disposable tissue and immediately wash your hands

Our trainers will be strictly enforcing these policies during the training and any student not adhering to them may be removed from the training. 

 

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WEBSITE ANNOUNCEMENT

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

 

***This information may change without notice so please check back here regularly***

As of 19 March 2020, two Universities have postponed their Student+Safe training for a later date but all others are proceeding with training. This could change with little notice so please check back here regularly and also check your email regularly (including SPAM and JUNK folders).

Universities and Venues that will be Training as normal

The following Universities and Venues are proceeding with their training as normal:

 • UNISA (City East only)

 • ECU

 • Curtin

 • Fremantle Hospital

 • Murdoch University - June dates have been re-scheduled to July. Each student will be emailed their new date

 • Flinders University

 • GPK

Universities postponing training (until a later date) are:

 • University of New England

 • UTAS

 • UNISA (Mt Gambier and Whyalla only)

Students at these three Universities will be contacted by email (please check this regularly including SPAM and JUNK folders) with further information about new training dates. Please rest assured that we will be providing this training as soon as we can.

If you are attending Training...

If you feel unwell or show any cold or flu symptoms or have returned from a high/moderate risk country in the last 14 days or have been in contact with anyone who has confirmed COVID 19 during the last 14 days you are strictly prohibited from undertaking the training. 

Please ensure that when you attend training on campus that you follow the strict requirements including:

 • Thoroughly washing your hands before and after training and using hand sanitiser before and after every activity during the session

 • DO NOT shake anyone’s hand - use a gesture to greet your friends and colleagues

 • DO NOT un-necessarily touch surfaces and avoid touching your face

 • Cover your coughs or sneezes with a disposable tissue and immediately wash your hands

Our trainers will be strictly enforcing these policies during the training and any student not adhering to them may be removed from the training. 

 

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