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by Nurse Ausmed
Nurse Ausmed
Nursing articles written by the education team here at Ausmed.
on Mar 03, 2015

February was a busy month at Ausmed, we began work on a new project designed to significantly improve Ausmed’s online offering and re-position it as a global service available to all health professional.


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Waste Not, Want Not: New Organ Donation Policy Could Save Lives

by Ainsley Newson and
Ainsley Newson
Dr Ainsley Newson is Senior Lecturer in Bioethics at the University of Sydney. She has a Bachelors of Science with first-class honours in human genetics, a Bachelor of Laws with honours and a PhD in Bioethics. She has worked in the field of bioethics, specialising in ethical issues in genetics and human reproduction, for nearly 15 years.
Aric Bendorf
Aric Bendorf
Doctoral Scholar at the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine (VELiM) at University of Sydney
on Feb 27, 2015
“Waste

Australia has never had a great deceased organ donor rate – and it fell last year.


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Why the Causes of Cancer Are More Than Just Random Bad Luck

by Darren Saunders
Darren Saunders
Dr Darren Saunders is a cancer biologist at the Kinghorn Cancer Centre, Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Senior Lecturer in Medicine at the University of NSW in Sydney. He studies the molecular biology and genetics of cancer, with the aim of developing new therapies and improving patient outcomes. Dr Saunders has a PhD from the University of Wollongong (2000) and undertook post-doctoral research at the University of British Columbia and BC Cancer Research Centre in Vancouver, Canada. Dr Saunders was awarded the NSW Life Scientist Research Award in 2010.
on Feb 25, 2015
“Why

What causes cancer? This deceptively simple question has a devilishly complex answer.


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Need time off to complete your CPD? Request a locum!

by Nurse Ausmed
Nurse Ausmed
Nursing articles written by the education team here at Ausmed.
on Feb 24, 2015
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It can be hard getting the time off to attend a professional development event. Would it be easier if you had someone to fill in for you?


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Ageing Gracefully: How Women Steer The Line Between Inauthentic and Old

by Victor Minichiello,
Victor Minichiello
Professor Victor Minichiello, PhD, is an Emeritus Professor at UNE, Adjunct Professor at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Conjoint Professor in the School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle and Adjunct Professor in the School of Social Justice, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technolgy. He was a College of Experts of the Australian Research Council (ARC) and is an Auditor for Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). Professor Minichiello is also a Senior Adviser to the Centre of Expertise on Hospital and Health Services Management, Faculty of Public Health at Naresuan University in Thailand and Section Editor of BioMedical Central, Public Health (BMC). Professor Minichiello is a gerontologist, health sociologist, sexual health and public health researcher who has published over 180 research articles in international medical, health and social sciences journals and written/edited many books on ageing, sexualities, HIV/AIDS and research methods.
Marian Pitts,
Marian Pitts
Professor Marian Pitts was Director of the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS), La Trobe University, and is now Emeritus Professor. Marian has advised State and Federal Ministerial committees related to sexual health and STIs, the World Health Organization, the Ford Foundation, and the New Zealand Ministry of Health. She has served on panels for the National Health and Medical Research Council and for the Australian Research Council. She was the Scientific co-Chair of AIDS 2014, to be held in Melbourne in July. She has published more than 150 journal articles in the broad area of sex, sexuality and sexual health.
Gail Hawkes,
Gail Hawkes
Gail Hawkes has been a pioneer researcher into the history of ideas about sexuality in the anglophone west. Her first book, A Sociology of Sex and Sexuality (McGraw Hill, 1996) remains on the reading list for undergraduates and postgraduates in numerous universities worldwide. She has published two other monographs, Sex and Pleasure in Western Culture (Blackwell, 2004) and Theorizing the Sexual Child in Modernity (Palgrave MacMillan, 2010 with Danielle Egan). She has co-edited Perspectives on Human Sexuality (MacMillan, 2005 with Danielle Egan) and two special editions of international journals (2008) as well as publishing numerous peer-reviewed journal articles. She is currently researching the sexual subjectivity of older women in Australia.
Bianca Fileborn and
Bianca Fileborn
Dr Fileborn has recently completed a PhD examining young adults' perceptions and experiences of unwanted sexual attention. She has over five years experience in the sexual violence field, working across both academic and government settings. Her research is concerned with the intersections between space, culture, identity and violence.
Rachel Thorpe
Rachel Thorpe
Research Fellow, PhD candidate at La Trobe University
on Feb 24, 2015
“Ageing

It doesn't matter how old you are, you can still look fabulous. This message is sold to us by magazines, newspapers, the cosmetics industry, fashion labels and dating agencies.


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