Ms Sally Robertson
RN, BN, ICCert, MEd(Adult), GradCertHigher Education(E.learning), FACN
Dean/Senior Lecturer


Sally is the Associate Dean (learning and teaching) in the School of Nursing. Sally has extensive experience in both undergraduate and post-graduate nursing education. Her clinical interests include acute and critical care nursing with a particular interest in neuroscience nursing, critical care nursing, and advanced clinical assessment.

Sally also has a keen interest in teaching and learning in higher education, curriculum development and e-learning.

Sally is currently enrolled in a PhD where she will be examining the National competency standards for the registered nurse: a critical evaluation of their use in practice.
Teaching Areas
Acute care nursing
Critical care nursing
Advanced clinical assessment
Research Expertise and Supervision
Current PhD candidate


Research and engagement

Robertson, S., Dunn, D., Lawson, D. (1996). CACCN Competency Standards for Specialist Critical Care Nurses Inkpress, Perth.
Journal Articles and Proceedings
Dunn, S., Lawson, D., Robertson, S., Clark, R., Valentine, T., Walker, N., Wilson-Row, C., Crowder, K., and Herewane, D. (2000). The development of competency standards for specialist critical care nurses. Journal of Advanced Nursing 31(2), pp. 229-346.
Professional Affiliations
Life member, Australian College of Critical Care Nurses
Fellow, Australian College of Nursing
Vice President, Xi Omnicron chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing
Community Engagement
Assessor for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council
Chair, University of Notre Dame E.Learning Advisory Group
Member, University of Notre Dame Learning & Teaching Committee
Chair, School of Nursing, Learning & Teaching Committee
2012: Vice Chancellors Award for Initiatives that Enhance Student Learning