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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.

Caring for Sick Neonates Outside the Neonatal Unit
Caring for Sick Neonates Outside the Neo...natal Unit
Nursing Lecture
Added: 20/02/2015

Caring for sick neonates outside of the neonatal unit can be challenging and is different to caring for older infants and children. In this lecture, learn about the assessment and management of sic...k neonates outside of the neonatal unit. Equip yourself with the skills to care for babies who may have been discharged from hospital at a very early stage only to return back to your workplace with what may be a serious illness.

Which Type of Business Structure is Best?
Which Type of Business Structure is Best...?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 18/02/2015

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.

Looking After the Pennies - Finance Fundamentals
Looking After the Pennies - Finance Fund...amentals
Nursing Lecture
Added: 05/02/2015

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.

Red Alert! Recognising Serious Illness in Infants and Children
Red Alert! Recognising Serious Illness i...n Infants and Children
Nursing Lecture
Added: 03/02/2015
Identify an assessment tool for recognising serious illness in an infant or child...
Fear and Anxiety - Allaying an Occupational Hazard
Fear and Anxiety - Allaying an Occupatio...nal Hazard
Nursing Lecture
Added: 12/12/2014

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.

Negligence and Duty of Care
Negligence and Duty of Care
Nursing Lecture
Added: 08/09/2014

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.

Overview of the Law As it Affects Nursing Practice
Overview of the Law As it Affects Nursin...g Practice
Nursing Lecture
Added: 20/08/2014

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.

Aggression Management and Safety
Aggression Management and Safety
Nursing Lecture
Added: 04/08/2014

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 and Substance Abuse
Dual Diagnosis and Substance Abuse
Nursing Lecture
Added: 01/08/2014

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.

Suicide and Self Harm
Suicide and Self Harm
Nursing Lecture
Added: 28/07/2014

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.

Mental Illness in the Elderly
Mental Illness in the Elderly
Nursing Lecture
Added: 23/07/2014

Depression is not a normal part of ageing... Asking an older person what they were like a year ago can assist you to assess for any mental illness. With older people being particularly prone to ser...ious levels of depression and/or anxiety, Kate Emond explains that you need to know about pre-morbid personality before any intervention can occur.

Depression
Depression
Nursing Lecture
Added: 27/06/2014

Hear from Kate Emond as she provides a snapshot of what depression is and the symptoms we need to look out for as nurses. With so much information now available on depression, it is important to so...urce reliable and up-to-date information where ever possible.

Psychosis, Schizophrenia and Bi-polar Disorder
Psychosis, Schizophrenia and Bi-polar Di...sorder
Nursing Lecture
Added: 25/06/2014

We know more about the phases of psychosis today than we did fifteen to twenty years ago, says Kate Emond. But the difficulty is this: with many psychotic disorders being diagnosed in young adults,... how can you distinguish between the normal changes that occur in adolescence and the changes you may see in a psychotic disorder?

Establishing and Sustaining the Therapeutic Relationship
Establishing and Sustaining the Therapeu...tic Relationship
Nursing Lecture
Added: 25/06/2014

Kate Emond sees the therapeutic relationship as the foundation for everything that nurses and midwives do. In this lecture she explores the meaning of this and encourages nurses to deliver it more ...effectively in their nursing practice.

Anxiety and Panic Disorders
Anxiety and Panic Disorders
Nursing Lecture
Added: 23/06/2014

It is normal to feel anxious from time-to-time but when these feelings don't subside there may be something more sinister going on. Kate Emond examines the signs and symptoms of Generalised Anxiety... Disorders in this lecture which will assist you to help others to effectively manage their anxiety.

Assessing, Coping and Managing
Assessing, Coping and Managing
Nursing Lecture
Added: 20/06/2014

You need to use more than just your fundamental nursing assessment skills when assessing a person with a mental illness and in this lecture Kate Emond explains why. She will walk you through the me...ntal state examination, findings from which you can use to formulate an action plan for the care you provide.

Infections
eChapter  9
Added: 28/02/2013
This comprehensive eChapter provides an in-depth and wide ranging explication of the viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites that can cause infections of the vulva and vagina. Illustrated with copious ...high quality photographs, both rare and common infections are described, as well as tips for diagnosis and contemporary treatment pathways. This resource is suitable for any health professional providing clinical services in the areas of women’s health and paediatrics.

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