BNursing | DipHSc(Nursing) | R.N. MACORN | Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Nursing (Perioperative) GCCritCare Nursing (Peri-anaesthesia) | GradCert in Sterilisation and Infection Control
Clinical Nurse Consultant Trauma Registry, Trauma Service, Gold Coast University Hospital
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Griffith University
Member, Statewide Trauma Clinical Network QLD
Member, Statewide Trauma Registry Reference Group QLD
Queensland Health representative, Australian Trauma Registry review, Bi-National Trauma Minimum Data Set
Administrator of the Australasian Trauma Network Forum
Ben Gardiner has extensive background in perioperative nursing and management in Victoria, NSW and Queensland, including Ex-Co-Chair of the State-wide Anaesthesia and Perioperative Clinical Care Network (Qld). With over 5 years of recent experience as a ACHS surveyor specialising in infection control. With additional backgrounds in medical administration, nursing education and as Director of Nursing. He has been active in many state and national committees and organisations, with additional specialised experience sterilisation and infection control, and information technology.
In addition to his expertise in registry development, implementation and management, he has interests in the quality of patient care and trauma research. Currently undertaking a Higher Degree Research at Griffith University in Trauma definitions, comparatives and application, with interest in geospatial analysis of trauma and population trauma mortality.