Our Educators

Edvoke instructors are all experienced clinicians that hold registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and are certified with the Australian Resuscitation Council as Advanced Life Support Instructors. Our instructors have undertaken formal training in adult education and ongoing clinical continuing professional development (CPD) to ensure we provide a contemporary teaching experience.

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We regularly undertake recruitment for new instructors for our team. There are multiple pathways to join our education team:

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Need to complete one or both of your ARC ALS Instructor Candidate (IC) placements? Join the Edvoke instructor development program. Find out more here.

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Our Faculty

Our faculty provides oversight and high-level guidance for all our courses to ensure we continue to provide high quality learning experience for our participants and to ensure we meet the accreditation requirements set by the Australian Resuscitation Council for their Advanced Life Support Courses.

Kate Hutchinson
ARC Advanced Life Support Instructor and Course Director

Kate is a Registered Nurse with over 28 years’ experience in a variety of Critical Care and educational environments including rural and metropolitan areas. Kate is currently the Clinical Nurse Consultant for Resuscitation at the Townsville Hospital in Queensland and holds additional roles as a sessional lecturer and Postgraduate Studies Course Coordinator for the Coronary Care and Intensive Care Unit courses at James Cook University.

Kate holds a Master of Advanced Nursing (Critical Care), Graduate Certificate in Research, Graduate Certificate in Nursing (ICU) and a Bachelor of Health Science.

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Annabel Milonas
ARC Advanced Life Support Instructor and Course Director

Annabel is an Emergency Nurse with over 30 years’ experience who is currently the Postgraduate and Education Manager at Northern Health in Melbourne. Annabel also undertakes the role of Reviewer for the Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal and is Chair of the Victorian Expert panel of resuscitation and clinical deterioration coordinators as well as sessional teaching for Deakin University in the Critical Care Postgraduate course.

Annabel holds a Master of Education, Masters of Terrorism & Security Studies, Bachelor of Educations, and Post Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing.

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Nat Kondos
ARC Advanced Life Support Instructor & Course Director

Nat Kondos is the current Resuscitation Training Coordinator for Alfred Health who previously held a range of roles in education and support roles across Cardiac, Renal, and General Medicine specialities. Nat has worked as an ARC ALS Instructor and Course Director for the last four years and is a member of the Victorian branch of the ARC.

Nat holds a Bachelor of Nursing, Honours in Biomedical Science, and Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Chemical Engineering. Nat is currently studying a PhD in Nursing, with the topic of Medical Emergency Team (MET) stand-down decision making.

Vanessa Morton
ARC Advanced Life Support Instructor

Vanessa is an experienced Critical Care Registered Nurse with over 24 years of clinal practice spanning Emergency, Trauma, Cardiothoracic and Intensive Care Environments. Vanessa has been the Critical Care/Intensive Care Unit Educator for the last 10 years at Kareena Private Hospital in Sydney as well as undergraduate teaching at University of Technology, Sydney.

Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Nursing and Postgraduate Qualification in Critical Care as well as holding a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment.

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Matthew Stewart
ARC Advanced Life Support Instructor and Course Director

Matt is an experienced Paramedic and Emergency Nurse with over 10 years of Clinical and Education experience. Matt is currently the Manager of Education Services at Edvoke Education and has held previous roles as a lecturer in Paramedicine at Monash and the Australian Catholic University.

Matt holds a Master of Emergency Health, Graduate Diploma of Paramedicine, and a Bachelors of Nursing.

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Anthony Lewis
ARC Advanced Life Support Instructor and Course Director / Medical Lead

Anthony has significant experience as an Anaesthetist both at St George Hospital and North Shore Private Hospital in Sydney.  Anthony has a strong interest in Medical Education and Clinical Simulation and is currently Medical Director roles at both iSimulate and Edvoke Education.

Anthony was a awarded a PhD in 1998 after completing his specialty medical education.

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Our Organisation

Advanced Life Support Australia is a division of EDVOKE Education. Edvoke is an accredited course centre for the Australian Resuscitation Council for both Advanced Life Support Level 1 and Level 2 courses across Australia.

Course Accreditation

The Australian Resuscitation Council Advanced Life Support Courses hold accreditation for Continuing Professional Development with the following organisations:

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetics
College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Royal Australian College of Physicians
Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Please see the Australian Resuscitation Council website for further accreditation details here.