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Bottle Fed Babies - The Forgotten Feeders?
Bottle Fed Babies - The Forgotten Feeder...s?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 24/08/2016

Babies are bottle fed for many reasons, including feeding breastmilk by bottle. Less than half of babies are being exclusively breastfed at three months indicating that many babies are bottle fed b...y 12 weeks of age.

Breast Feeding - So Who Can and Who Cannot Breast Feed?
Breast Feeding - So Who Can and Who Cann...ot Breast Feed?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 22/08/2016

Following on from the previous session we now look at considerations about who can and who cannot breast feed. This session looks at a range of situations and explains why some women do and some wo...men do not breast feed.

The Feeding Development Framework
The Feeding Development Framework
Nursing Lecture
Added: 17/08/2016

During the first few weeks to months of life, feeding gradually changes from a reflexive to a learnt behaviour. The progression from reflexive to voluntary independent feeding occurs along a develo...pmental continuum and involves a complex interplay of events. The Feeding Development Framework developed at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne offers health professionals a structure for identifying developmental progress or feeding difficulties.

Paracetamol: Friend or Foe?
Paracetamol: Friend or Foe?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 01/08/2016

Routine use of paracetamol is widespread in the community and it is regularly promoted as being safe in school-aged children. It is a very useful medicine when used appropriately. However, there ar...e a number of associated risk factors that must be considered by nurses.

Childhood Stroke - Not to be Overlooked
Childhood Stroke - Not to be Overlooked
Nursing Lecture
Added: 29/07/2016

A large proportion of children who suffer from a stroke will be left with long-term problems, such as learning difficulties, physical disability and seizures. In addition, stroke is one of the top ...10 causes of death in children.

Pragmatic Language Skills in Children with Hearing Loss
Pragmatic Language Skills in Children wi...th Hearing Loss
Nursing Lecture
Added: 27/07/2016

Communication is an essential developmental goal. Children learn to speak at their own pace; however, hearing is critical to speech development.

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ADHD: Current Understanding and Management
ADHD: Current Understanding and Manageme...nt
Nursing Lecture
Added: 25/07/2016

There is debate and controversy surrounding the use of medications for ADHD. In the US, one in 11 children is now diagnosed with the condition and many are medicated. Nurses caring for children wit...h ADHD are often faced with children who present with a physical problem or minor injury or fracture and need to know how to assist them and their families appropriately.

Factors that Relate to Aggression Perpetrated Against Nurses by Patients, Relatives and Staff
Factors that Relate to Aggression Perpet...rated Against Nurses by Patients, Relatives and Staff
Nursing Lecture
Added: 22/07/2016

Disruptive clinician behaviour such as bullying, physical violence and more subtle behaviours such as withholding vital information or gossiping, can be highly destructive within a work environment.... What are some of the solutions to disarming and managing this behaviour?

The Endocrine System Explained
The Endocrine System Explained
Nursing Lecture
Added: 30/05/2016

The endocrine system is a complex set of glands, organs and chemical messengers known as hormones. Understanding it's structure and function is crucial to grasping the regulation of numerous functi...ons within the body.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome - Is Natural Best?
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome - Is Natural... Best?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 27/05/2016

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal condition that appears to be growing in prevalence. While many medical-based treatments are often prescribed, a growing number of women are turning ...to a more natural approach. This session provides insight into these alternative approaches and will assist you to develop a balanced approach to this complex condition.

Malnutrition Disorders and Alcohol: 'A Bad Taste in the Mouth' - Part 2
Malnutrition Disorders and Alcohol: 'A B...ad Taste in the Mouth' - Part 2
Nursing Lecture
Added: 25/05/2016

Why is it that, despite alcohol being high in kilojoules, it is poor in nutrition? Why does malnutrition exist alongside heavy drinking?

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Malnutrition Disorders and Alcohol: 'A Bad Taste in the Mouth' - Part 1
Malnutrition Disorders and Alcohol: 'A B...ad Taste in the Mouth' - Part 1
Nursing Lecture
Added: 25/05/2016

Why is it that, despite alcohol being high in kilojoules, it is poor in nutrition? Why does malnutrition exist alongside heavy drinking?

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More Than Just Cravings... Understanding Alcohol Use
More Than Just Cravings... Understanding... Alcohol Use
Nursing Lecture
Added: 18/05/2016

Understanding the effect that alcohol has on the body is enhanced by knowing exactly what happens to the whole person when removing alcohol takes place.

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Drunk In Love: Effects of Alcohol On Fertility
Drunk In Love: Effects of Alcohol On Fer...tility
Nursing Lecture
Added: 13/05/2016

Despite the fact that alcohol is often used to facilitate social interaction and relaxation, it can have profound physiological impacts on sexual function. This session explores how alcohol affects... male and female sexual function.

Inherited Cancers and Genetic Counselling
Inherited Cancers and Genetic Counsellin...g
Nursing Lecture
Added: 11/05/2016

The current practice of genetic counselling is based on helping people to understand and adapt to medical, psychological and genetic contributions to disease.

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"I'm Not an Addict" - The Psychology Behind Denial and Addiction
"I'm Not an Addict" - The Psychology Beh...ind Denial and Addiction
Nursing Lecture
Added: 17/02/2016

The normalisation of ice and methamphetamine use in society can create a sense of denial about the significant risks of drug-taking. Some people may only take the drugs occasionally and tell others... that it does no harm. This session considers these myths and looks at how denial influences recovery.


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