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Infection Prevention and Control in the Tropics - Practical Nursing Care
Infection Prevention and Control in the ...Tropics - Practical Nursing Care
Nursing Lecture
Added: 24/10/2016
The luxury of resources such as clean running water, gloves and gowns is not always afforded in tropical environments. However, the necessity to uphold the highest standards of infection prevention an...d control is essential.
Strong Body - Strong Mind
Strong Body - Strong Mind
Nursing Lecture
Added: 30/09/2016
There is a link between a feeling of confidence and positivity and physical strength. People who regularly exercise often pride themselves on their ability to achieve more because they feel fitter. Th...is session explores the relationship of exercise to an ability to bounce back under duress. Includes:
Resilience and Professional Relationships
Resilience and Professional Relationship...s
Nursing Lecture
Added: 26/09/2016
Robust social supports are important ways for building emotional resilience. When difficult situations and adversity in your work setting occur, constructive collegial relationships are essential. Thi...s session includes:
Surviving and Thriving in Nursing Today
Surviving and Thriving in Nursing Today
Nursing Lecture
Added: 21/09/2016
Nursing is currently in a state of profound flux which is going to require strong and resilient leadership if it is to progress successfully as a profession. This session looks at how nursing can not ...only survive but thrive amongst this time of volatility and uncertainty. Includes:
When Perception is the Wild Card
When Perception is the Wild Card
Nursing Lecture
Added: 19/09/2016
How you perceive situations affects your response to them and ultimately is reflected in your level of resilience. In this session a light will be shone on the role of emotional intelligence and how i...t assist you to be more resilient. Includes:
Why Engaging in Positive Psychology is Essential
Why Engaging in Positive Psychology is E...ssential
Nursing Lecture
Added: 16/09/2016
Positivity affects perceptions, attitudes, and expectations. Positive emotions have been shown to increase feelings of energy, help you cope with adversity, and feel more optimistic about life. To suc...cessfully survive we need to create a positive culture that promotes camaraderie and teamwork. Includes:
How Resilient Are You?
How Resilient Are You?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 14/09/2016
There are tools which can be used to determine your personal level of resilience and which can also be used in your workplace. In this short session you will have the opportunity to complete a resilie...nce scale and reflect on your performance.
The Resilient Practitioner: Building Workplace Resilience
The Resilient Practitioner: Building Wor...kplace Resilience
Nursing Lecture
Added: 12/09/2016
Resilience in nursing is key to maintaining wellbeing and professional stability. This introductory session includes:...
How Maternal Depression and Anxiety can Affect an Infant's Nutrition
How Maternal Depression and Anxiety can ...Affect an Infant's Nutrition
Nursing Lecture
Added: 07/09/2016
This final session reviews the impact that maternal depression and anxiety can have on feeding behaviour. It looks broadly at the relationship of nutrition and mental disorders and explores the cascad...e of effects that can result. Includes:
Nasogastric Tube Weaning
Nasogastric Tube Weaning
Nursing Lecture
Added: 05/09/2016
The number of enteral-fed infants and children with a nasogastric tube, gastrostomy or jejunostomy has significantly increased in the last 20 years. Bestpractice indicates that the transition to oral ...feeding should be established as soon as tube feeding is no longer appropriate. This session discusses what to plan in order to wean an infant or toddler from tube feeding. Includes:
Feeding Problems as an Indicator of Other Illness
Feeding Problems as an Indicator of Othe...r Illness
Nursing Lecture
Added: 31/08/2016
When would feeding problems raise alarm bells that there may be an underlying cause? There are many situations experienced by infants and toddlers that may affect feeding and cause parental anxiety. T...hese can range from tiredness, illness, and other common situations. But what if there is more to be concerned about?
Toddler Food Refusal - The Battle you will Never Win!
Toddler Food Refusal - The Battle you wi...ll Never Win!
Nursing Lecture
Added: 29/08/2016

Although toddlers are a delightful and trying challenge, food provides a perfect medium for the struggle for independence. Many toddlers use food to test their power, but others can create scenario...s that gradually restrict their diet by avoiding new foods, or creating meal times that are a nightmare for the whole family.

Bottle Fed Babies - The Forgotten Feeders?
Bottle Fed Babies - The Forgotten Feeder...s?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 24/08/2016

Babies are bottle fed for many reasons, including feeding breastmilk by bottle. Less than half of babies are being exclusively breastfed at three months indicating that many babies are bottle fed b...y 12 weeks of age.

Breast Feeding - So Who Can and Who Cannot Breast Feed?
Breast Feeding - So Who Can and Who Cann...ot Breast Feed?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 22/08/2016

Following on from the previous session we now look at considerations about who can and who cannot breast feed. This session looks at a range of situations and explains why some women do and some wo...men do not breast feed.

The Feeding Development Framework
The Feeding Development Framework
Nursing Lecture
Added: 17/08/2016

During the first few weeks to months of life, feeding gradually changes from a reflexive to a learnt behaviour. The progression from reflexive to voluntary independent feeding occurs along a develo...pmental continuum and involves a complex interplay of events. The Feeding Development Framework developed at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne offers health professionals a structure for identifying developmental progress or feeding difficulties.

Infections
eChapter  9
Added: 28/02/2013
This comprehensive eChapter provides an in-depth and wide ranging explication of the viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites that can cause infections of the vulva and vagina. Illustrated with copious ...high quality photographs, both rare and common infections are described, as well as tips for diagnosis and contemporary treatment pathways. This resource is suitable for any health professional providing clinical services in the areas of women’s health and paediatrics.
The Dermatologist's Perspective
eChapter  2
Added: 28/02/2013
It is increasingly common for gynaecologists and dermatologists to work in partnership in the diagnosis and management of diseases of the vulva and vagina. This is because understanding the fundamenta...ls of dermatology applicable to the vulva and vagina has repeatedly been shown to be a valuable adjunct to the rationalisation of diagnosis, classification, investigation and management of disease. This eChapter describes these fundamentals in detail, describes the common dermatological conditions of the vulva, and provides guidance regarding contemporary treatment options.
The Basics
eChapter  6
Added: 28/02/2013
This richly illustrated eChapter provides an overview of the anatomy, histology and microbiology of the female genital tract. Including sections on embryology, illustrated anatomy, histology, and the ...non-epithelial cells and hormone receptors of the vulva, the eChapter serves as an excellent primer or reference for both those wishing to refresh their knowledge of the female genital region, and those wishing to explore the other eChapters of the Vulva and Vaginal Manual.
Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders and Di...sorders of Pigmentation
eChapter  11
Added: 28/02/2013
This eChapter is part of the Vulva and Vaginal Manual, and draws together two important areas associated with the treatment of diseases of the vulva and vagina: diseases cause by endocrine and metabol...ic disorders, and diseases caused by disorders of pigmentation. A range of disorders are described, including their clinical features, diagnosis and treatment, and this illustrated eChapter will be a valuable resource for anyone wishing to refresh their knowledge of this complex aspect of women’s health.
The Oncologist’s Perspective
eChapter  3
Added: 28/02/2013
Although cancers of the vulva and vagina are uncommon, they are a particularly challenging disease to treat. Understanding the diagnosis and management of benign, pre-malignant and malignant pathologi...es is greatly enhanced when conducted in a collaborative manner with a gynaecologic oncologist, or with an understanding of the fundamentals of an oncological approach. To address this need, this eChapter provides an introductory review of the oncologists perspective towards the diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the vulva and vagina.

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