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Future Trends in Orthopaedic Patient Management
Future Trends in Orthopaedic Patient Man...agement
Nursing Lecture
Added: 15/07/2016

What are the new and expected developments in orthopaedic surgery and patient management?

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Fracture Management: Traction and Spinal Fractures
Fracture Management: Traction and Spinal... Fractures
Nursing Lecture
Added: 13/07/2016

This session considers traction (non adhesive skin traction and skeletal traction) and spinal fracture management (halo brace and spinal beds).

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Surgical Interventions for the Orthopaedic Patient
Surgical Interventions for the Orthopaed...ic Patient
Nursing Lecture
Added: 11/07/2016

In 2010 there were 35 996 hip replacements and 44 490 knee replacements performed In Australia. This session will focus on the joint reconstruction and arthroplasty procedures from pre-admission th...rough to rehabilitation systems.

Orthopaedic Surgical Nursing
Orthopaedic Surgical Nursing
Nursing Lecture
Added: 08/07/2016

Orthopaedic assessment is a specialised skill that is applicable in many areas of nursing.

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Low Trauma Fracture Management
Low Trauma Fracture Management
Nursing Lecture
Added: 04/07/2016

Every day more than 40 Australians sustain a hip fracture associated with osteoporosis. A year later, less than half of those original 40 people will be able to walk as well as they did before and ...6 or 7 will have died. This session will focus on the prevention and management of low trauma fractures of the hip, shoulder and spine.

Fasting and Diabetes
Fasting and Diabetes
Nursing Lecture
Added: 01/07/2016

In people with diabetes, fasting can often disrupt what may be normally well controlled blood glucose levels. The potential for hypoglycaemia is increased, which can often cause patient anxiety. Th...is session will update your knowledge of best practice in caring for a person with diabetes who is fasting.

Diabetes in the Older Adult - Overnight Management
Diabetes in the Older Adult - Overnight ...Management
Nursing Lecture
Added: 29/06/2016

This session will provide an update on the latest evidence surrounding modern diabetes management.

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Modern Medication for Diabetes
Modern Medication for Diabetes
Nursing Lecture
Added: 27/06/2016

This final session of the seminar is designed to refresh your knowledge of the modern medicines used in people who have diabetes. Gain confidence in your knowledge of these commonly used medicines ...and apply to your practice immediately.

“Dirty Blood?” An Evidence-Based Overview of Sepsis
“Dirty Blood?” An Evidence-Based Ove...rview of Sepsis
Nursing Lecture
Added: 22/06/2016

Sepsis is a leading cause of death worldwide. It is a potentially life-threatening response to an infection that triggers a major inflammatory response within the body.

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HITTS: Could you Recognise it?
HITTS: Could you Recognise it?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 20/06/2016

Heparin is an important and widely used anticoagulant for the treatment and prevention of thromboembolic disorders. Nurses frequently administer it to medical and surgical patients. However, things... can go very wrong. This interesting case study will highlight a potentially fatal consequence of this medicine.

The Clotting Cascade: Understanding Coagulation
The Clotting Cascade: Understanding Coag...ulation
Nursing Lecture
Added: 17/06/2016

Coagulation is a very complex process which under normal circumstances results in the blood clotting. How does this actually happen and why is this so important? This interactive session will help ...you to understand the series of events that are fundamental to the body’s ability to clot.

Blood-borne Pathogens: Understanding the Risks
Blood-borne Pathogens: Understanding the... Risks
Nursing Lecture
Added: 15/06/2016

Despite a greater knowledge of hazards and risk management, health care workers continue to be exposed to blood and bodily fluids through needlestick injuries and other exposure incidents.

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Hit that Vein: A Guide to Drawing Blood Correctly
Hit that Vein: A Guide to Drawing Blood ...Correctly
Nursing Lecture
Added: 13/06/2016

Venepuncture is the collection of blood from a vein. This practical session will arm you with tricks of the trade to improve your technique of this tough skill to master.

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Are My Hormones Making Me Moody?
Are My Hormones Making Me Moody?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 06/06/2016

A key function of hormones is to regulate mood and cognition. For women in particular, fluctuations across the lifespan of hormones such as oestrogen and progesterone can have mild to extreme effec...ts on mood. What research is there investigating the link between hormones and mental health?

The Immune System and Hormones
The Immune System and Hormones
Nursing Lecture
Added: 03/06/2016

More research is evolving that considers the deeper link between the immune and endocrine systems. For instance, it is thought that cortisol - a stress hormone - may suppress immune function.

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The Endocrine System Explained
The Endocrine System Explained
Nursing Lecture
Added: 30/05/2016

The endocrine system is a complex set of glands, organs and chemical messengers known as hormones. Understanding it's structure and function is crucial to grasping the regulation of numerous functi...ons within the body.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome - Is Natural Best?
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome - Is Natural... Best?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 27/05/2016

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal condition that appears to be growing in prevalence. While many medical-based treatments are often prescribed, a growing number of women are turning ...to a more natural approach. This session provides insight into these alternative approaches and will assist you to develop a balanced approach to this complex condition.

Malnutrition Disorders and Alcohol: 'A Bad Taste in the Mouth' - Part 1
Malnutrition Disorders and Alcohol: 'A B...ad Taste in the Mouth' - Part 1
Nursing Lecture
Added: 25/05/2016

Why is it that, despite alcohol being high in kilojoules, it is poor in nutrition? Why does malnutrition exist alongside heavy drinking?

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Malnutrition Disorders and Alcohol: 'A Bad Taste in the Mouth' - Part 2
Malnutrition Disorders and Alcohol: 'A B...ad Taste in the Mouth' - Part 2
Nursing Lecture
Added: 25/05/2016

Why is it that, despite alcohol being high in kilojoules, it is poor in nutrition? Why does malnutrition exist alongside heavy drinking?

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Alcohol Related Neuropathy
Alcohol Related Neuropathy
Nursing Lecture
Added: 23/05/2016

The toxic effect of alcohol can even extend to damaging nerve tissue. People who have consumed heavy amounts of alcohol over a number of years may start to feel pain and tingling in their lower lim...bs. This is known as alcoholic neuropathy.


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