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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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Nursing Cancer Patients in the Future
Nursing Cancer Patients in the Future
Nursing Lecture
Added: 19/10/2015

Cancer is a health priority that affects a large number people in Australia and worldwide. Increasingly many will survive or live for extensive periods despite the mortality that is often associate...d with the disease. What will this mean to nurses roles and practice in the future? Will cancer care only be delivered by specialist nurses or will more be expected of nurses in community/primary care? This session looks at the challenges that cancer care into the future poses for nurses.

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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Positive Ageing
Positive Ageing
Nursing Lecture
Added: 30/09/2015

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.

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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Practical Solutions for Nocturnal Enuresis
Practical Solutions for Nocturnal Enures...is
Nursing Lecture
Added: 07/05/2015

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.

Fast Facts: Smoking Cessation
eBook
Published: 2007
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Fast Facts: Schizophrenia
eBook
Published: 1998
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The Technology Enabled Nursing Workforce - Ongoing Competency
The Technology Enabled Nursing Workforce... - Ongoing Competency
Nursing Lecture
Added: 25/03/2015

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.

Body Worn Devices and Implants - Advanced Epileptic Seizure Warning Methods
Body Worn Devices and Implants - Advance...d Epileptic Seizure Warning Methods
Nursing Lecture
Added: 23/03/2015

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.

Genetic Insights: New Options, New Hope
Genetic Insights: New Options, New Hope
Nursing Lecture
Added: 04/03/2015

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.

Understanding Food Refusal in the Allergic Child
Understanding Food Refusal in the Allerg...ic Child
Nursing Lecture
Added: 02/03/2015

"She just won't eat!" Feeding a child with multiple allergies who refuses to eat can be a struggle for parents but usually there is a way around this. In this lecture, Michelle Meehan explains why ...some children with allergies may refuse to eat and how you can assist parents to overcome this struggle.

The Challenge - Acute on Chronic Pain
The Challenge - Acute on Chronic Pain
Nursing Lecture
Added: 23/02/2015

Sue Querruel says that acute pain management for surgical patients who experience chronic pain can be a challenge for many nurses. In this session, learn about the treatment and best practice nursi...ng assessment that will enable you to tackle this challenge head on.


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