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What's in it for Me? Supporting Family Carers
What's in it for Me? Supporting Family C...arers
Nursing Lecture
Added: 25/01/2017
When your main focus is the client, the family carers’ concerns can fade into the background....
Physical Assessment Skills that Could Save a Life - Respiratory System
Physical Assessment Skills that Could Sa...ve a Life - Respiratory System
Nursing Lecture
Added: 24/01/2017
The respiratory system is often thought of as a difficult system to assess. Yet understanding how to recognise when things are going wrong can have a huge impact on patient outcomes. This session will... cover some basic concepts relating to the respiratory system and improve your confidence when performing a respiratory assessment.
What to do When People Worry About Being Sick
What to do When People Worry About Being... Sick
Nursing Lecture
Added: 23/01/2017
At a time when a person needs all the strength they can muster to get fit and well again, they may find they are held back by a deep sense of worry and loss of control over their life. They may have a... condition which will never heal and which causes them to live in a perpetual state of anticipatory fear.
Physical Assessment Skills that Could Save a Life - Neurological System
Physical Assessment Skills that Could Sa...ve a Life - Neurological System
Nursing Lecture
Added: 19/01/2017
The general consensus from nurses is that anything to do with the brain is difficult to understand! Yet a neurological assessment need not be as hard as it seems. The purpose of this session is to tak...e you through the basics of a neurological assessment, including the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS).
Future-Proof Your Career!
Future-Proof Your Career!
Nursing Lecture
Added: 18/01/2017
This opening session will introduce the conference by providing an inspiring story of how Enrolled Nurses can both embrace their role as well as aim for the stars!...
Psychosocial Care of the Person with Coeliac Disease
Psychosocial Care of the Person with Coe...liac Disease
Nursing Lecture
Added: 13/01/2017
The psychosocial burden associated with the diagnosis of a lifelong disorder cannot be underestimated. Nurses are in a primary position to recognise and promote wellness in individuals who may be pron...e to or who are experiencing adverse psychological effects resulting from this condition. This important session considers some of the negative mental health impacts associated with coeliac disease and its treatment. There will be a special focus on how to promote optimum quality of life.
My Experience of Coeliac Disease
My Experience of Coeliac Disease
Nursing Lecture
Added: 20/12/2016
Coeliac disease is often thought of as an invisible disease, yet it is considered to be one of the most common lifelong diseases worldwide. This enlightening session will revealing what it is like to ...experience coeliac disease. The perspective of a person living with coeliac disease who is also a nurse will set the scene for this two-day conference.
'Stressed Out' - Physical Responses to a Harsh Environment
'Stressed Out' - Physical Responses to a... Harsh Environment
Nursing Lecture
Added: 14/12/2016
The physical experience of being incarcerated permanently or even temporarily in a correctional facility is likely to lead to adverse physical and psychological effects. How does a typical prison or c...orrectional environment, where isolation and sensory deprivation are commonplace, impact the body's stress response?
Smoking Cessation - How do Prisoners Quit Smoking?
Smoking Cessation - How do Prisoners Qui...t Smoking?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 13/12/2016
The decline in smoking rates in the general public has not been replicated in the correctional setting. Furthermore, the experience of forced abstinence from cigarettes may be much more difficult in t...his environment. Most existing smoking cessation (SC) studies are quantitative and focus on smoking prevalence and/or the efficacy of behavioural or pharmacological interventions. This session will present a qualitative study that examined recently smoking prisoners engaged in a period of SC that was not necessarily of their choosing.
Nutrition Solutions - Dietary Guidelines for Prisons
Nutrition Solutions - Dietary Guidelines... for Prisons
Nursing Lecture
Added: 09/12/2016
Quality nutrition in correctional settings represents a huge opportunity for improvements in health outcomes. This session looks at the history, challenges and solutions related to nutrition in correc...tional settings. Includes: History of food and nutrition in the correctional setting Chronic disease and nutrition research QCS Food and Nutrition Policy and nutritional guidelines Positive effects of providing optimal nutrition to prisoners Challenges to providing optimal nutrition to prisoners Nutrition solutions - how to encourage prisoners to make better nutrition and lifestyle choices.
High BMI - How to Meet the Challenges of Breastfeeding
High BMI - How to Meet the Challenges of... Breastfeeding
Nursing Lecture
Added: 29/11/2016
Obesity has become a concerning and prevalent health problem in Australia and is an important risk factor in women's reproductive life and during the perinatal period. A high BMI can also significantl...y affect breastfeeding outcomes.
Laugh and the World Laughs with You... Laughter Yoga
Laugh and the World Laughs with You... L...aughter Yoga
Nursing Lecture
Added: 29/11/2016
Great nurse managers have a sense of humour. Miserable nurses create miserable workplaces which is particularly worrying in environments where the work can be, at times, overwhelming and emotionally d...raining. Humour has particularly healing and beneficial qualities. This final session looks at how nurse managers can infuse humour without callousness into the work they do and, in so doing, create better places to work and deliver better care.
Variety is the Spice of Life - Capitalising on Uniqueness
Variety is the Spice of Life - Capitalis...ing on Uniqueness
Nursing Lecture
Added: 28/11/2016
There are large variations in management styles. However, a common theme of great management is the ability to identify uniqueness and work individually with staff to acknowledge and develop their qua...lities. Great nurse managers do not view staff as a homogenous group but operate at a range of levels.
Are Great Nurse Managers Born or Made? That is the Question
Are Great Nurse Managers Born or Made? T...hat is the Question
Nursing Lecture
Added: 24/11/2016
Some schools of thought believe great managers are made. This session looks at the qualities of a great nurse manager and debates how much of these skills are learned or innate....
Many Hands Make Light Work - Motivating and Empowering Others
Many Hands Make Light Work - Motivating ...and Empowering Others
Nursing Lecture
Added: 24/11/2016
Have you ever wondered why some units have highly engaged staff and others don't? This session looks at the need to acknowledge the uniqueness of each staff member and then engage in genuine connected...ness. In so doing, it will reveal how engagement and motivation can be provoked.
The Role of Clinical Supervision: What Great Managers Need to Know
The Role of Clinical Supervision: What G...reat Managers Need to Know
Nursing Lecture
Added: 23/11/2016
Clinical supervision is the process of two or more professionals formally meeting to reflect and review professional practice with the aim of supporting the individual at work....
Gold Nuggets for Communicating with Colleagues
Gold Nuggets for Communicating with Coll...eagues
Nursing Lecture
Added: 03/11/2016
Too little? Too much? Too quiet? Too bossy? Are these ever the type of communication dilemmas that face you in your workplace?...
What to do When People Worry About Being Sick
What to do When People Worry About Being... Sick
Nursing Lecture
Added: 02/11/2016
At a time when a person needs all the strength they can muster to get fit and well again, they may find they are held back by a deep sense of worry and loss of control over their life. They may have a... condition which will never heal and which causes them to live in a perpetual state of anticipatory fear.
Building Your Communication Confidence in Teams
Building Your Communication Confidence i...n Teams
Nursing Lecture
Added: 01/11/2016
In this session we will look at effective communication that helps build successful teams. Unpack common barriers to communication. Come away knowing what makes you feel valued, how to best show your ...appreciation for the people you work closely with and build great teams!
Cancer - Non-Pharmacological Pain Management Strategies
Cancer - Non-Pharmacological Pain Manage...ment Strategies
Nursing Lecture
Added: 31/10/2016
A review of modern non-pharmacological methods for pain reduction in people with cancer. ...

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