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Fast Facts: Smoking Cessation
Cigarette smoking is one of the most significant preventable causes of death and illness in the world. It accounts for some 400,000 deaths in the USA and 100,000 in the UK annually. Globally, 4.9 mill...ion people die as a resulting each smoking each year. Nicotine dependence lies at the heart of smoking addiction, and health agencies and professional bodies are now focusing strongly on the role of clinical services in helping smokers to overcome this addiction. ‘'This is, quite simply, a terrific little book. Written by two highly respected figures in the field, it is a font of evidence-based wisdom. It should be on the bookshelves of every health professional who counsels smoking cessation'. MJA
Sleep Tight- No Snoring
There is increasing research about the importance of sleep not only to our physical health but also our mental well being. In this lecture Dr Clare Anderson explains the normal changes in sleep that o...ccur due to advancing age. Learn about some of the key sleep concepts and why men and women sleep differently.
Smoking and the Effects on the Unborn Fo...etus
This session by Dr Mary Tolcos looks at recent research that directly implicates smoking in lasting epigenetic influences on the brain structures and function of future generations. The outcome is tha...t midwives need to know the true consequences of smoking in pregnancy.
Training the Body for Childbirth and Bey...ond
Is starting an exercise program during pregnancy safe? If so, what type of program is appropriate? In this session Liana Quach describes the benefits of practicing pilates during and after pregnancy. ...Learn about some common types of pilates exercises for pregnant women and how you can assist your client to choose the right class.
Men’s Health in the 21st Century
Men outrank women in death and major disability rates for all major diseases and whilst male health is considered important, it is not yet promoted well enough. This interesting session by Men's Healt...h Nurse Practitioner Stuart Wilder, looks at the past, present and future of men's health in Australia. Learn about the key issues in men's health and why health promotion needs to occur across the lifespan.
Men and Their Sexual Functions
Sexual dysfunction is often linked to physical illness. In this lecture, hear from Kelwyn Browne as he explains how you can turn a man's concern about their sexual performance into a health promotion ...opportunity.