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Coeliac Disease and it's Relationship to Food
Coeliac Disease and it's Relationship to... Food
Nursing Lecture
Added: 01/02/2016

The most obvious function of the gastrointestinal system is to regulate the uptake of nutrients and our understanding of the role of this system expands each day. So what goes wrong in coeliac dise...ase?

Is Sugar the New Fat?
Is Sugar the New Fat?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 29/01/2016

In the ongoing debate over the impact of food on health, particularly in the development of chronic illnesses, evidence continues to build over the harmful effects of sugar. Do we have reason to co...ntinue to demonise fat or is sugar the new culprit?

Food and Nutrition in Today's Australia
Food and Nutrition in Today's Australia
Nursing Lecture
Added: 27/01/2016

There is an abundance of food now available in Australia. The production of food involves a range of people and places and is a major driver of our economy. This introductory session reviews how ou...r geography and climate impact not only our food choices but our health.

Ann Morgan Essay Prize Winner 2014 - 'The Hall of Mirrors'
Ann Morgan Essay Prize Winner 2014 - 'Th...e Hall of Mirrors'
Nursing Lecture
Added: 25/01/2016

The Ann Morgan Prize is offered annually, by the Victorian Branch of the Australian Association for Infant Mental Health in honour of Dr Ann Morgan a pioneer and brilliant clinician in this field. ...It is an invited story in any format of some clinical work with an infant. This prize-winning essay is a description of the work with an anxious mother of a baby who refused to eat and her struggle to see her baby in a positive light.

"For Crying Out Loud!": The Fussy Baby, Irritability and Controlled Crying
"For Crying Out Loud!": The Fussy Baby, ...Irritability and Controlled Crying
Nursing Lecture
Added: 22/01/2016

The development of an understanding of infants’ communications has meant that no longer are we happy for babies to cry without response. The introduction of controlled crying as a settling techni...que has come under a lot of criticism, and the misuse of it has been seen as detrimental to infants’ emotional well-being. This presentation will look at understanding infants’ communication and responses based on infant mental health principles.

Infant Mental Health in Nursing Practice
Infant Mental Health in Nursing Practice
Nursing Lecture
Added: 22/01/2016

There are many writers and researchers in the field of infant mental health and much can be found to be of relevance in daily clinical nursing practice. Using a case example, Michele will discuss h...ow to incorporate concepts of infant mental health into practice that does not involve ‘just making a mental health assessment’.

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>

Craving and Reward: What's the Connection?
Craving and Reward: What's the Connectio...n?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 06/01/2016

Why do some people have a craving and reward system that is stronger than others and which can only be satisfied with illicit drugs and alcohol?

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Alcohol Related Brain Injury
Alcohol Related Brain Injury
Nursing Lecture
Added: 31/12/2015

Alcohol has a toxic effect on the central nervous system. It results in changes to metabolism, heart function and blood supply which affect brain function. This session will explore this connection....

Nurse Practitioner Management of Hypertension (HTN)
Nurse Practitioner Management of Hyperte...nsion (HTN)
Nursing Lecture
Added: 25/12/2015

Hypertension is an extremely complex condition. This session looks at some of the complex considerations that relate to NP practice.

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Private Practice Case Study
Private Practice Case Study
Nursing Lecture
Added: 23/12/2015

Opening your own private practice requires multiple skills that are not taught in your nursing education. Get practical advice on how one nurse has successfully established her own service.

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The Money Stream - Medicare Funding for NPs
The Money Stream - Medicare Funding for ...NPs
Nursing Lecture
Added: 21/12/2015

Nurse Practitioners (NPs) have access to a limited range of Medicare item numbers (MBS). These relate to consultations, as well as ordering of diagnostics. While the majority of NPs are in the publ...ic sector, many are considering whether Medicare access will enable them to work in the private sector and provide affordable health services for their patients.

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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Natural Remedies, Vitamins and Growing Girls
Natural Remedies, Vitamins and Growing G...irls
Nursing Lecture
Added: 09/11/2015

Natural remedies and vitamins are marketed as essential for growth and development. This session discusses what these products are and do growing girls actually need them?

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Ice Age 4: Modern Drugs and Their Demons
Ice Age 4: Modern Drugs and Their Demons
Nursing Lecture
Added: 06/11/2015

A new Ice Age is born. With the availability of modern manufactured drugs increasing, what is the increased risk for young teenage girls when faced with opportunities to buy and try?

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Awesome Hormones Versus Safe Sex Messages
Awesome Hormones Versus Safe Sex Message...s
Nursing Lecture
Added: 04/11/2015

The incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as Chlamydia are a constant concern. This session summarises the major types of STIs affecting teenage girls and how they are identified....

Surviving Cancer - What Works and What Needs Work?
Surviving Cancer - What Works and What N...eeds Work?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 28/10/2015

Jane is a passionate and inspirational storyteller. She incorporates this talent into her roles as a speaker, marriage celebrant and writer. Jane believes that storytelling is the best way to celeb...rate life and its many joyful moments but she understands that there are times when you simply cannot feel that there is anything to celebrate. When you are dealing with challenging life events or high levels of stress it can be very hard to find joy in life. This final session will inspire and uplift you.

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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