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Alicia Snowden

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Specialist Haematology Nurse

BNurs, RN, Grad Cert (Cancer Nursing and Palliative Care), BBusAdmin

Alicia completed her Bachelor of Nursing (Australian Catholic University) in Melbourne in 2007 then following further study in Palliative care and Cancer Nursing she worked at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Alicia has had roles as Skin Lymphoma Nurse, Clinical Trials Research Nurse and worked in Day Oncology as well as the wards at Peter MacCallum. The depth of Alicia’s experience and understanding of the patient’s journey is critical in providing holistic comprehensive patient care that Precision Haematology value dearly.

Critical to the patient journey, Alicia’s role at Precision Haematology involves educating newly diagnosed patients in regards to their diagnosis, investigations, treatments and supportive care. She provides follow-up for patients whilst undergoing treatment and helping to navigate symptom management. Following patient pathology results, she has expertise in streamlining paths of care by coordinating transfusions as required in a timely manner; Alicia also coordinates Stem Cell Collections and Transplants by liaising with Nurse Coordinators at Epworth Freemasons and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

PROFESSIONAL AUTHORSHIP

‘Prevention and management of obinutuzumab-associated toxicities: Australian experience.’
International Journal of Nursing Practice, Published December, 2015

‘Best Practice for the Administration of Daratumumab in Multiple Myeloma: Australian Myeloma Nurse Expert Opinion.’
International Journal of Nursing Practice, Published December 2015

Myeloma Specialist Practice Network
Annual Seminar Report, Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ)
MyeNews Summer 2018 (Myeloma Australia Newsletter)

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2011- present Cancer Nurses Society of Australia (CNSA)
2013 – present Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand (HSANZ)
2011- 2013 Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA)

 

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