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How Maternal Depression and Anxiety can Affect an Infant's Nutrition
How Maternal Depression and Anxiety can ...Affect an Infant's Nutrition
Nursing Lecture
Added: 07/09/2016
This final session reviews the impact that maternal depression and anxiety can have on feeding behaviour. It looks broadly at the relationship of nutrition and mental disorders and explores the cascad...e of effects that can result. Includes:
Nasogastric Tube Weaning
Nasogastric Tube Weaning
Nursing Lecture
Added: 05/09/2016
The number of enteral-fed infants and children with a nasogastric tube, gastrostomy or jejunostomy has significantly increased in the last 20 years. Bestpractice indicates that the transition to oral ...feeding should be established as soon as tube feeding is no longer appropriate. This session discusses what to plan in order to wean an infant or toddler from tube feeding. Includes:
Failure to Thrive or is Phenotype Matching Genotype?
Failure to Thrive or is Phenotype Matchi...ng Genotype?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 02/09/2016
Not all small infants and toddlers are failing to thrive but some do struggle because of inadequate nutrition intake. This session looks at the difference between genotype and phenotype and includes:...
Feeding Problems as an Indicator of Other Illness
Feeding Problems as an Indicator of Othe...r Illness
Nursing Lecture
Added: 31/08/2016
When would feeding problems raise alarm bells that there may be an underlying cause? There are many situations experienced by infants and toddlers that may affect feeding and cause parental anxiety. T...hese can range from tiredness, illness, and other common situations. But what if there is more to be concerned about?
Toddler Food Refusal - The Battle you will Never Win!
Toddler Food Refusal - The Battle you wi...ll Never Win!
Nursing Lecture
Added: 29/08/2016

Although toddlers are a delightful and trying challenge, food provides a perfect medium for the struggle for independence. Many toddlers use food to test their power, but others can create scenario...s that gradually restrict their diet by avoiding new foods, or creating meal times that are a nightmare for the whole family.

Maintaining Healthy Diets when Allergy Exists
Maintaining Healthy Diets when Allergy E...xists
Nursing Lecture
Added: 26/08/2016

Over recent years there has been a significant increase in the prevalence of childhood food allergy in Australia. This presents a challenge to health professionals working with families of young ch...ildren who may be on strictly controlled foods. As a result, this has the potential to impede long term good eating habits and cause incongruous behaviours associated with food.

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.

Breast Feeding - Is Part Time Good Enough?
Breast Feeding - Is Part Time Good Enoug...h?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 19/08/2016

Extended breastfeeding has demonstrated beneficial effects on an infant across a range of parameters. However, for a range of reasons full time breastfeeding may not be an option for some women. La...test research shows that even some breastfeeding after three months can be almost as beneficial in terms of protecting the infant from disease as full breastfeeding.

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.

Allaying Parental Anxiety - Non-Critical Emergency Presentations
Allaying Parental Anxiety - Non-Critical... Emergency Presentations
Nursing Lecture
Added: 08/08/2016

Occasionally parents present their children as an emergency concern, when in fact the concern is not critical. These situations can cause a great deal of parental anxiety and are an area where nurs...es can make a big difference. This session looks at several case scenarios that present to nurses in paediatric situations.

Abdominal Pain - Not Always What it Seems
Abdominal Pain - Not Always What it Seem...s
Nursing Lecture
Added: 03/08/2016

When a child arrives in an emergency department or clinic with abdominal pain it often poses a conundrum for staff. This is because there are so many possible causes of the symptom. This interestin...g session looks at the problem from a nursing perspective and includes:

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?

Overcoming Fear of Conflict
Overcoming Fear of Conflict
Nursing Lecture
Added: 18/07/2016

Conflict is not always bad. It can encourage openness and honesty, innovation and change. However, despite this many people are afraid of engaging in conflictual situations.

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Future Trends in Orthopaedic Patient Management
Future Trends in Orthopaedic Patient Man...agement
Nursing Lecture
Added: 15/07/2016

What are the new and expected developments in orthopaedic surgery and patient management?

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Fracture Management: Traction and Spinal Fractures
Fracture Management: Traction and Spinal... Fractures
Nursing Lecture
Added: 13/07/2016

This session considers traction (non adhesive skin traction and skeletal traction) and spinal fracture management (halo brace and spinal beds).

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