Sue Elizabeth Anne Kent, RN, PNSA, is an Outstanding Perioperative Nurse Surgeon’s Assistant at NorthEast Plastic Surgery in Essendon, Victoria, Australia

Sue Elizabeth Anne Kent, RN, PNSA, is a remarkable registered nurse who works as Perioperative Nurse Surgeon’s Assistant (PNSA) at NorthEast Plastic Surgery in Essendon, Victoria, Australia, a position she assumed in 2009. The Practice offers the entire range of cosmetic plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures including cosmetic injectables. Dr Seneviratne and Mr Tansley co-found NorthEast Plastic Surgery together with highly experienced and expert nurses and staff. This practice has been designed to offer Melbourne a bespoke and unrivalled cosmetic plastic surgical service of superlative standard and quality. “We strive to achieve excellent surgical outcomes to the highest international standards in both reconstructive plastic and cosmetic surgery. Our primary aim is to ensure safe treatment and the provision of unsurpassed patient satisfaction and service from the moment you contact us to the completion of your treatment journey. The Surgeons of NorthEast Plastic Surgery offer patient consultations in the northern suburb of Essendon and the eastern suburbs of Kew and Windsor. The experienced Administrative Staff will seek to arrange patient appointments at their preferred location”, states the official website of NorthEast Plastic Surgery. Sue specializes in pre-operative preparation and education, intra-operative assisting and post-operative management, post-operative education and wound management including scar management, pathology discussion and management in liaison with surgeons, assisting with minor operative procedures performed in practice rooms, assisting clerical staff with list management again with consultation with practice surgeon’s, and education to theatre and ward staff at various hospitals where she works. For more information about Sue Elizabeth Anne Kent, RN, PNSA, please visit http://northeastplasticsurgery.com.au/melbourne/.

Sue Elizabeth Anne Kent, RN, PNSA, attended Southern Cross University, School of Health and Human Sciences in East Lismore, NSW, Australia, and was awarded a graduate certificate in nursing in 2002. She trained at Central Gippsland Hospital in Traralgon, Australia. Sue is a professional member of the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation, the Queensland Nurses Union, and the Australian College of Nursing. She was honored with the Best Clinical Nurse Award from a Training Program at Queen Victoria Hospital and enjoys reading all major nursing publications, journals, and research. Sue feels that her success is attributable to being person-focused and compassionate, having good communication skills with surgical teams and surgeons, constant learning, and implementation of evidence-based best practices. When she is not assisting patients with their healthcare needs, Sue dedicates to horseback riding, driving, beach walking, reading, and working out, her favorite activities outside the nursing profession. As a result of her outstanding performance in the field of nursing, The International Nurses Association (INA) has selected Sue Elizabeth Anne Kent, RN, PNSA, to be featured in the premier publication of The Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. Sue has a passion to provide quality health care to all her patients ensuring their whole perioperative experience is a positive one. She is continually wishing to improve her skills and experience as a surgeon’s assistant utilizing her surgeons as mentors. She is committed to ongoing education and being a mentor to other nurses. For more information about Sue Elizabeth Anne Kent, RN, PNSA, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/sue-kent-620493a5/.