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Infants in NICU - Mental Health Considerations for Parents and Infant
Infants in NICU - Mental Health Consider...ations for Parents and Infant
Nursing Lecture
Added: 22/01/2016

The role in understanding the experience of parents and infants in paediatric intensive care is a challenging one. More so is to understand the effect of this experience on the mind of the infant.<.../p>

Cancer as a Chronic Disease
Cancer as a Chronic Disease
Nursing Lecture
Added: 07/12/2015

The concept of cancer as a chronic illness has become more of a reality with the long trajectory of treatment especially when it is not a one-time event. In addition more people are surviving a can...cer diagnosis as early detection, investigations and treatments continue to develop.

"How Are You Now?"
"How Are You Now?"
Nursing Lecture
Added: 04/12/2015

People who survive cancer may experience a variety of long term physical, psychosocial and spiritual effects as a result of their cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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Mum and Dad Aren’t Together Any More
Mum and Dad Aren’t Together Any More
Nursing Lecture
Added: 26/10/2015

Each year in Australia there are over 51,000 divorces.

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What To Do When the Treatment is Not Working?
What To Do When the Treatment is Not Wor...king?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 21/10/2015

When treatment fails it poses a range of challenges for all concerned. This session looks at some practical aspects of this situation.

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Targeted Therapies - Successes and Side Effects
Targeted Therapies - Successes and Side ...Effects
Nursing Lecture
Added: 16/10/2015

Targeted therapies are used to treat many kinds of diseases. In this session, we will focus on their use to treat cancer. In the past, only a few cancers could be treated with targeted therapy, but... now these drugs are used to treat many different types of cancer.

Immunotherapy as Cancer Treatment
Immunotherapy as Cancer Treatment
Nursing Lecture
Added: 14/10/2015

Immunotherapy is treatment that uses certain parts of a person’s immune system to fight cancer.

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Overview of Modern Cancer Therapies
Overview of Modern Cancer Therapies
Nursing Lecture
Added: 12/10/2015

This short session will provide an overview of the different types of therapies now available. Some of these therapies will be explored in more detail in following lectures.

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Reputation and Media Management in a Crisis
Reputation and Media Management in a Cri...sis
Nursing Lecture
Added: 09/10/2015

How will you protect your company, families and employees during a crisis? Health and aged care are possibly the most issues rich sectors in which to manage a successful organisation. The stakehold...er landscape is complex; the public scrutiny extreme; business failure has an immediate impact on lives.

Marketing Aged Care Successfully
Marketing Aged Care Successfully
Nursing Lecture
Added: 07/10/2015

Marketing aged care services is a complex extension of a good business model, yet fraught with risk and requires special skills and attention.

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The Business of Aged Care - Positioning Aged Care Businesses for Growth and Success
The Business of Aged Care - Positioning ...Aged Care Businesses for Growth and Success
Nursing Lecture
Added: 02/10/2015

This session looks at the steps necessary to ensure successful bed licence/community care place approvals.

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Medical Negligence: Mistake or Malpractice?
Medical Negligence: Mistake or Malpracti...ce?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 28/09/2015

This lecture will review several Coroner’s cases relating to aged care. Specifically, it will look at what went wrong and how a sequence of events eventually lead to the untoward event.

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A Fair Go All Round
A Fair Go All Round
Nursing Lecture
Added: 18/09/2015

There is a well known test for the way employees have been disciplined, including having their employment terminated, that is referred to as “has the employee been given a fair go all round?”...p>

Coeliac Disease - An Under-Diagnosed Condition?
Coeliac Disease - An Under-Diagnosed Con...dition?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 02/07/2015

Public awareness of gluten intolerance has increased in recent years, yet coeliac disease - affecting 1 in 70 Australians - remains under diagnosed. In this Nursing Lecture, Dr. Jason Tye-Din descr...ibes the causes, presentation and diagnosis of coeliac disease and provides advice on management.

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Normal Variations
eChapter  7
Added: 28/02/2013
When performing an assessment of the female genital tract, it is essential not just to understand the appearance of the normal anatomy, but also the normal variations of this anatomy that may occur. W...hen these normal variations are identified, they may sometimes require treatment to improve quality of life, and this eChapter identifies and describes the most common normal variations of the female genital tract, provides criteria for diagnosis and outlines the preferred treatment of these variations.
The Gynecologist's Perspective
eChapter  1
Added: 28/02/2013
The Gynecologist’s Perspective provides the fundamental guidelines for performing an accurate assessment on any patient presenting with a vulvar or vaginal complaint. A thorough assessment forms the... foundations for an accurate diagnosis, and this in turn leads to an optimal and effective management plan for the patient. Written by a distinguished gynaecologist, this eChapter provides the reader with a systematic gynaecological assessment methodology that is thorough, easy to understand and simple to apply in clinical practice.
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.
Neoplasms
eChapter  13
Added: 28/02/2013
Some of the most complex disorders of the vulva and vagina are the neoplasms, and this is because of the variety of cells native to the anatomy gives rise to a wide range of possibilities in terms of ...potential cancer types. This comprehensive eChapter has been written by a distinguished gynaecological oncologist and provides descriptions, clinical features, diagnostic and treatment guidelines for over 240 different neoplasms of the vulva and vagina, and is an excellent resource for any health professional.
Developmental Abnormalities
eChapter  8
Added: 28/02/2013
Developmental abnormalities of the vulva and vagina are commonly manifest at birth but may also present during delayed puberty, sexual intercourse or during an obstructed labour. Divided into conditio...ns where the gender of the genitalia is not in question, and those where there are various degrees of clitoral enlargement, labial fusion and where gonadal abnormalities show one or more facets of male genitalia, this chapter describes the conditions associated with each of these conditions in turn, and describes contemporary management options.
The Psychologist's Perspective
eChapter  4
Added: 28/02/2013
Managing patients with gynaecological difficulties requires a great deal of sensitivity as well as an understanding of female sexuality, psychosocial and cultural issues. The genitals have many social..., religious, emotional and moral connotations and, along with sexual behaviour, still carry many taboos. As such, working in this area requires a sound knowledge base, patience and good interview skills. This eChapter aims address that need and clarify some of the nonmedical factors associated with chronic vulvar symptoms.

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