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Aligning Prevention of Infectious Disease with a Person's Culture
Aligning Prevention of Infectious Diseas...e with a Person's Culture
Nursing Lecture
Added: 26/09/2018
In order to reduce the prevalence of infectious disease, it is essential to understand the cultural practices of any given community. This session looks at the relationship between cultural practices ...and disease prevention.
A Self Care Approach to Building Personal Resilience
A Self Care Approach to Building Persona...l Resilience
Nursing Lecture
Added: 19/09/2018
If we cannot be resilient personally how can we be resilient in the work setting? Increasing personal resilience is a strategy for surviving and thriving in the face of workplace adversity. This final... session will explore:
Maintaining Healthy Diets when Allergy Exists
Maintaining Healthy Diets when Allergy E...xists
Nursing Lecture
Added: 12/09/2018
Over recent years there has been a significant increase in the prevalence of childhood food allergy in Australia. This presents a challenge to health professionals working with families of young who may be on strictly controlled foods. As a result, this has the potential to impede long term good eating habits and cause incongruous behaviours associated with food.
Resilience in the Face of Chronic Illness
Resilience in the Face of Chronic Illnes...s
Nursing Lecture
Added: 05/09/2018
The diagnosis of any chronic progressive illness can be a traumatic experience. People wonder how they will be able to cope and health care professionals wonder how they can help those so affected. Al...though resilience is commonly associated with coping with trauma, catastrophic events, or personal tragedy, increasing attention is being paid to resilience in response to chronic illness. This session reflects on:
Breast Feeding - Is Part Time Good Enough?
Breast Feeding - Is Part Time Good Enoug...h?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 29/08/2018
Extended breastfeeding has demonstrated beneficial effects on an infant across a range of parameters. However, for a range of reasons full time breastfeeding may not be an option for some women. Lates...t research shows that even some breastfeeding after three months can be almost as beneficial in terms of protecting the infant from disease as full breastfeeding.
Promoting Resilience in Patients
Promoting Resilience in Patients
Nursing Lecture
Added: 22/08/2018
When a person becomes a ‘patient’ there is a shift in the locus of control from person to practitioner. This can cause a profound sense of vulnerability at a time when a person is unwell. People r...espond to this situation in different ways. This session looks at the evidence for nurses to promote resilience in patient and includes:
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