Medicines present one of the highest areas of risk for all nurses. Therefore, Ausmed has developed a fantastic seminar that provides nurses with a general 'top-up' of information across the breadth of medicines and related topics.
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Where there is mental illness, there's almost invariably social disapproval and discrimination. And a report released by the Australian Institute of Family Studies today shows fathers with mental illness can face unique hardships.
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There are relatively few paediatric nurses in Australia, and those who exist often work in dedicated units. However, children are sick outside of these environments. It is essential that nurses have a broad range of knowledge and skills to administer care effectively, regardless of where they work.