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 services is a complex extension of a good business model, yet fraught with risk and requires special skills and attention....
This session looks at the steps necessary to ensure successful bed licence/community care place approvals....
Currently Aged Care Managers and the general workforce are swamped in assessing many complex and individual physical, emotional, social and environmental factors affecting residents’ health and w...ell being. Now the Government has challenged the industry with introducing new systems or methods which provide legal, moral, ethical and personal choice evidence for each resident or home care recipient.
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....
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>
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.l
Nocturnal Enuresis, or incontinence at night, is more prevalent than we may think, and it is a problem for people across the entire lifespan - not just the very young and old. In this revealing nur...sing lecture, Norah Bostock explains the causes of this dysfunction, discusses the practical and psychosocial impacts on the indvidual, and provides some sensible advice on management.
How will nurses be educated to work with new technologies in the future? How will ongoing competence be assured in a digital era? Dr Ian McGrath says that now that technology permeates most aspect...s of nursing care, nurses need to be adequately prepared to manage future developments and develop new technologies.
This interesting session showcases a Melbourne innovation that has the potential to dramatically improve the life of patients who have epilepsy. For nurses, it offers early warning signs that a sei...zure may be about to occur. Associate Professor David Grayden explains the research that is underway to develop this new technology and looks at how it will work in the field.
Access to the genetic code of a person is set to significantly change the way health care is delivered and will have a profound effect on health care provision and outcomes. Use this lecture by Dr...Sue Forrest to understand what this will mean for your nursing care and adapt the education you provide, your ethical decision-making and practice accordingly.
All businesses, large or small, require a structure in order to maximise the value of outputs. A range of different structures exist in Australia and nurses and midwives working in private practice... need to ensure that they comply with the rules that govern these. Use this lecture to understand the reasons why the structure of your business is important and which structure may be right for you.
Setting up your own business is also the beginning of your journey towards financial and commercial literacy. Rob Lockhart talks us through the fundamentals of managing business finances and the ma...ny rules rules surrounding the commercial aspects of handling money.
Have you ever driven home from work and worried that you forgot to document something important? Well rest assured, you're not alone. Anticipatory fear and anxiety are an occupational hazard of man...y health professionals. This interesting session by Heather Harris looks at what causes nurses and midwives to worry and how this can be managed.
What is a nurse's duty of care and what happens if there is a breach of this duty? In this lecture, listen to Linda Starr as she carefully explains the nursing duty of care and the elements that ne...ed to be proved in a negligence case.
Good policy should assist you to work within the safe limits of the Law. But what if this policy doesn't reflect expected standards of care and codes of conduct? Can and should you question it? In...this talk Linda Starr teaches us to think broadly about policy and legal issues that can occur in nursing practice.
A person with a mental illness may become aggressive towards you when they are afraid or frustrated. In this lecture, Kate Emond explains that there are ways for you to manage this fear and frustra...tion so that hostility doesn't escalate into verbal and physical abuse.
Dual diagnosis is not a rare phenomenon yet it remains under-recognised as services for mental illness and substance abuse may not always overlap. In this lecture Kate Emond explains what dual diag...nosis is and why it is problematic.
It can be nerving to ask someone whether they want to take their own life - how would you respond? In this lecture, Kate Emond shows us that we needn’t be afraid; it isn’t difficult to come up...with a management plan.