Kathryn Salamone has worked in nursing for over 30 years. In the years since, Kathryn has completed a masters of nursing science, a graduate diploma of education (nursing), a graduate certificate in clinical practice and management (oncology), and she is currently enrolled in a master of public health. Her main clinical focus was oncology, haematology, palliative care and aged care nursing; with the last 20 years in various clinical education and teaching roles. She is passionate about professional practice and the issues faced in nursing today. Kathryn currently works at a large metropolitan hospital in Victoria.