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Aligning Prevention of Infectious Disease with a Person's Culture
Aligning Prevention of Infectious Diseas...e with a Person's Culture
Nursing Lecture
Added: 26/09/2018
In order to reduce the prevalence of infectious disease, it is essential to understand the cultural practices of any given community. This session looks at the relationship between cultural practices ...and disease prevention.
A Self Care Approach to Building Personal Resilience
A Self Care Approach to Building Persona...l Resilience
Nursing Lecture
Added: 19/09/2018
If we cannot be resilient personally how can we be resilient in the work setting? Increasing personal resilience is a strategy for surviving and thriving in the face of workplace adversity. This final... session will explore:
Maintaining Healthy Diets when Allergy Exists
Maintaining Healthy Diets when Allergy E...xists
Nursing Lecture
Added: 12/09/2018

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.

Resilience in the Face of Chronic Illness
Resilience in the Face of Chronic Illnes...s
Nursing Lecture
Added: 05/09/2018
The diagnosis of any chronic progressive illness can be a traumatic experience. People wonder how they will be able to cope and health care professionals wonder how they can help those so affected. Al...though resilience is commonly associated with coping with trauma, catastrophic events, or personal tragedy, increasing attention is being paid to resilience in response to chronic illness. This session reflects on:
Breast Feeding - Is Part Time Good Enough?
Breast Feeding - Is Part Time Good Enoug...h?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 29/08/2018

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.

Promoting Resilience in Patients
Promoting Resilience in Patients
Nursing Lecture
Added: 22/08/2018
When a person becomes a ‘patient’ there is a shift in the locus of control from person to practitioner. This can cause a profound sense of vulnerability at a time when a person is unwell. People r...espond to this situation in different ways. This session looks at the evidence for nurses to promote resilience in patient and includes:
“What is this Stuff?” Prescribing to Challenging Patients
“What is this Stuff?” Prescribing to... Challenging Patients
Nursing Lecture
Added: 07/02/2018
Occasionally prescribers will encounter patients who, for a variety of reasons, do not adhere to or will challenge their medicine regime. This session unpacks some of the reasons this occurs and offer...s strategies and solutions.
The Physiology of ECT - Part 4 of 4
The Physiology of ECT - Part 4 of 4
Nursing Lecture
Added: 19/06/2017

This is part 4 of a 4-part series.

ECT induces a controlled seizure in a person by passing electricity through the brain. Although fraught with controversy, this can be a very effective means... of breaking the depressive cycle and even saving life. This session looks at the types of ECT, the known underlying physiology, how it is believed to work and its indication for use.

The Physiology of ECT - Part 3 of 4
The Physiology of ECT - Part 3 of 4
Nursing Lecture
Added: 12/06/2017

This is part 3 of a 4-part series.

ECT induces a controlled seizure in a person by passing electricity through the brain. Although fraught with controversy, this can be a very effective means... of breaking the depressive cycle and even saving life. This session looks at the types of ECT, the known underlying physiology, how it is believed to work and its indication for use.

The Physiology of ECT - Part 2 of 4
The Physiology of ECT - Part 2 of 4
Nursing Lecture
Added: 05/06/2017

This is part 2 of a 4-part series.

ECT induces a controlled seizure in a person by passing electricity through the brain. Although fraught with controversy, this can be a very effective means... of breaking the depressive cycle and even saving life. This session looks at the types of ECT, the known underlying physiology, how it is believed to work and its indication for use.

The Physiology of ECT - Part 1 of 4
The Physiology of ECT - Part 1 of 4
Nursing Lecture
Added: 30/05/2017

This is part 1 of a 4-part series.

ECT induces a controlled seizure in a person by passing electricity through the brain. Although fraught with controversy, this can be a very effective means... of breaking the depressive cycle and even saving life. This session looks at the types of ECT, the known underlying physiology, how it is believed to work and its indication for use.

ECT Side Effects and Other 'Nasties'
ECT Side Effects and Other 'Nasties'
Nursing Lecture
Added: 22/05/2017

There is much discussion about the side effects of ECT and whether these outweigh the benefits. This lecture will look at the major side effects and potential adverse events concerned with the prov...ision of ECT (with a special focus on memory loss), treatments and nursing care with ECT treatment.

Treatments - Including the Nurse's Toolbox
Treatments - Including the Nurse's Toolb...ox
Nursing Lecture
Added: 15/05/2017

Most mental health disorders respond well to treatments and failing to treat people can be an injustice. This session looks at common types of treatments and their relative use. It also explores th...e role of nurses in implementing care no matter where they work.

Dealing With the Reality of Psychosis
Dealing With the Reality of Psychosis
Nursing Lecture
Added: 08/05/2017

Psychosis is a very debilitating state involving huge human cost and suffering. This session looks at the phenomenon of psychosis and discusses appropriate professional responses for care and manag...ement.

Bipolar Disorder - A Serious Mental Health Disorder
Bipolar Disorder - A Serious Mental Heal...th Disorder
Nursing Lecture
Added: 01/05/2017

Bipolar disorders impact the lives of many people in today’s society. However, there are many myths that surround the condition. This introductory session looks at facts that nurses need to know ...in order to care for those with these disorders.

ECT – Historical Context, Stigmas and Myths
ECT – Historical Context, Stigmas and ...Myths
Nursing Lecture
Added: 28/04/2017

There are many emotional stigmas as well as myths associated with the use of ECT. This session will look at some of these and clarify points of concern.

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Incidents and Reporting
Incidents and Reporting
Nursing Lecture
Added: 24/02/2017
Documentation is an essential component of aged care. Knowing what to document and when, as well as ensuring appropriate documentation in relation to incidents and health care errors is essential....
Commonly Used Diabetes Medications
Commonly Used Diabetes Medications
Nursing Lecture
Added: 13/02/2017
This final session of the seminar is designed to refresh your knowledge of the modern medicines used in people who have diabetes. Gain confidence in your knowledge of these commonly used medicines and... apply to your practice immediately.
Fasting Considerations for People With Diabetes
Fasting Considerations for People With D...iabetes
Nursing Lecture
Added: 10/02/2017
In people with diabetes, fasting can often disrupt what may be normally well controlled blood glucose levels. The potential for hypoglycemia is increased, which can often cause patient anxiety. This s...ession will update your knowledge of best practice in caring for a person with diabetes who is fasting.
Modern Diabetes Management
Modern Diabetes Management
Nursing Lecture
Added: 09/02/2017
This session will provide an update on the latest evidence surrounding modern diabetes management....

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