Susie Cartledge


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Research interests

Cardiovascular disease 

Patient education and training 

Secondary Prevention, Cardiac Rehabilitation 


Pre-hospital care

Critical care 



Susie is a Registered Nurse with a background in cardiac and emergency specialties. Using this nursing experience she is passionate about educating and empowering patients and families to be able to manage care of their cardiac condition long term.

Susie completed a PhD in 2018 investigating a targeted approach to basic life support training for family members of high-risk cardiac patients. After time spent at Deakin University specilising in mobile health and Flinders University specialising in secondary prevention in regional and remote settings, Susie has returned to Monash University to undertake her Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship investgiating better ways to support patients and families in the transition from hospital to outpatinet cardiac rehabilitation. 

Susie is the current President of the Victorian chapter of the Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Sydney

Dec 2021 → …

Victorian President, Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association

2018 → …

Registered Nurse , Alfred Hospital

2009 → …

Research area keywords

  • patient education and counseling
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Secondary prevention
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Mobile Health (mHealth)
  • Resuscitation
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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