Free Hand Hygiene Module

To ensure all health professionals are best prepared to contain the spread of coronavirus, we at Ausmed have made our Hand Hygiene Module free. We invite you to undertake this 40 minute module.

Lecture Overview

Spot the difference! In part two of this two-part series, Gerry Silk continues her talk on common childhood rashes, using pictures to aid you in assessing and describing these common infectious diseases.


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Gerry Silk

Gerry has over 40 years of paediatric nursing experience, including 16 years in the emergency department of the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne. The last 10 years at this renowned hospital were spent as a clinical nurse educator. Gerry then worked for 16 years part-time as a paediatric nurse educator at the Angliss Hospital in Melbourne’s east and also ran her own business in paediatric health education. She retired from clinical nursing in December 2017 but continues with her teaching to nurses and community groups. Her teaching is consistently highly evaluated by participants who attend her lectures. Gerry is also the author of the highly successful Ausmed book entitled <em>Care of Sick Children: A Basic Guide</em> which can be accessed on the Ausmed website. See Educator Profile


3 Total Rating(s)
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Gail Day
12 Jun 2018

Great refresher!

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Claire Heaven
08 May 2018

Very thorough and good summary of childhood rashes

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Michele Selby
19 Mar 2018


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Total Rating(s)  3
Published23 March 2017
Expires 15 October 2018
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