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Tricia Kleidon is a Paediatric Vascular Access Nurse Practitioner at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia. Tricia is also a part-time research fellow at the Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research (AVATAR) Group. Tricia has established nurse led vascular access insertion services and is involved in teaching and training vascular access at tertiary paediatric hospitals and at postgraduate level. Tricia's dual role between clinical and research activities has provided unique opportunities to improve vascular access outcomes for paediatric patients. Tricia is internationally recognised as an expert in paediatric vascular access and is a member of the Australian Vascular Access Society, Association for Vascular Access and Infusion Nurses Society. Tricia promotes an interdisciplinary collaborative approach to planning and managing vascular access to ensure best practice.


  • Member
    Health Care Practice & Survivorship2018


  • MN NP Master Of Nursing Nurse Practitioner
    Queensland University of Technology2011 - 2012
  • Graduate Diploma Of Critical Care Nursing
    Queensland University of Technology2008 - 2008
  • Bachelor of Nursing
    Queensland University of Technology1992 - 1995