HOW TO BE A NURSING LEADER OF THE 21ST CENTURY | Sailing July 6

Do you want to lead a team that delivers an exceptional health consumer experience and meets key organisational goals?  Business and healthcare is an awkward mix – this conference aims to equip you with the “soft” and “hard” skills that you need to triumph in this challenging role. If you are a...

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID COURSE: THE SUICIDAL PERSON AND NON-SUICIDAL SELF INJURY – Bundaberg 22July

Mental illness is common in our society with one in five adults experiencing a mental illness in any one year. Half the people who experience mental illness will not seek treatment and delayed treatment will adversely affect the success of any clinical intervention. These numbers would indicate...

Oxygen Therapies to Heal Wounds – Nursing Education Resource

Nurses who manage wounds understand that maintaining  oxygenation of the tissues  at the wound site is  vital for the promotion of wound healing. It is thought that  ''prolonged hypoxia may maintain pro-inflammatory conditions and prevent wound healing. Thus, ongoing hypoxia induced by chronic...

THE FABULOUS WORLD OF WOUNDS MODULE 8: WOUND CARE PRACTICE TASKS | BUNDABERG 26 July

In this workshop, we will explore module eight of our Wound Management Program. Modern wound care embraces the application of traditional, refined, and new treatment modalities. Nurses work in a variety of settings and require confidence and competence in many wound-related practices. This module...

Electrifying wound care: Better bandages to destroy bacteria!

 Did you know that researchers have demonstrated that bandages infused with electricity can help heal wounds faster than typical bandages or antibiotics!  "Electroceutical bandages have been used to treat wounds since at least 2013. A study by a team at The Ohio State University is offering new...

Antibiotics for the Elderly, UTI’s and Mortality

As Nurses we are aware of the incidence of urinary tract infections in the elderly. However you may not be aware of this study which identifies that delaying the commencement of antibiotics in the elderly may have significant  adverse outcomes. The following is from a recent edition of General...

IV Ondansetron and IV Ketamine for Children in Emergency Department

Emergency Medicine Research Review has recently published the following two reviews which you will find of interest regarding Children who are attended to in the Emergency Department The two studies are the Effect of intravenous ondansetron on QTc interval in children with gastroenteritis and ...

End of Life Law

The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic) will come into force in Victoria in June 2019, becoming the first law in Australia since the rescinded NT legislation to permit voluntary assisted dying.  This is only the tip of the iceberg as in Western Australia a Bill to legalise voluntary assisted...

How can I improve my chances of falling pregnant?

When you embark on fertility treatment you may feel a loss of control as you may feel that the process of conception, fertilization and pregnancy are in the hands of health professionals. However, there are so many LIFESTYLE FACTORS that you do have control over that can help improve your chances...

Resident Death – Too Much Too Soon

The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine has recently published a poignant article including coroner findings  regarding the death of an elderly person and the use of a  Oxazepam regimen. Case Précis: Too Much Too Soon Case No: Victoria 2015/1527  Précis author: Dr Supriya Rama Krishnan, MBBS...

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Our vision is to empower Nurses through knowledge and education, we provide you the latest Nursing News and updates in a number of clinical areas.

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Food Allergy

It is Food Allergy Week from 26 May – 1 June 2019, "A food allergy is an immune system response to a food protein that the body mistakenly believes is harmful. When the individual eats food containing that protein, the immune system releases massive amounts of...

Contraceptive Jewellery!

Have you heard of contraceptive jewellery? Well researchers have developed a  'technique for administering contraceptive hormones through special backings on jewellery such as earrings, wristwatches, rings or necklaces. The contraceptive hormones are contained in...

Hypertension Update

The 17th of May is World Hypertension Day According to the International Society of Hypertension: "Hypertension is very common indeed and hence a major public health issue. The prevalence is expected to increase considerably in the coming years. In 2000, the estimated...

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