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January

e-Seminar

e-Seminar

The Fabulous World of Wounds - Module Nine

22 Jan to 31 Jan, 2019
Online

This module explores patient populations that have compounding variables that impact wound healing. The aetiology, risks, and best practice recommendations for wound and pain management will be explored with a focus on contemporary wound management products and group problem-solving.

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Live Webinar

Live Webinar

Exploring Normal Development

29 Jan, 2019
Online @ 1200 (Qld Time)

The infant learns more about themselves through the movement of their muscles, joints and exploration of hands and feet, with the cognitive and socio-emotional processes completing the experience and therefore it is important that as healthcare professionals, we know what to look for.

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Live Webinar

Live Webinar

Introduction to Infant growth and development

29 Jan, 2019
Online @ 1000 (Qld Time)

Growth and development of an infant includes the provision of nutrition to assist in gaining weight to progress to predictable patterns in a predetermined sequence. Just like percentile charts alerting professionals to any nutritional deficits and weight gains, an infant’s development relates to a “maturity” by navigating their world with a set of perceptual and motor skills. The […]

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Live Webinar

Live Webinar

Growth and Development: Putting it all into Practice

30 Jan, 2019
Online @ 1000 (Qld Time)

Keeping the child in mind when working through parental/caregiver concerns is paramount with the focus on building confidence, not only in the parent/caregiver, but providing capacity to support their parenting/caregiver role. The key to supporting parents in this way is in exploring and listening to parents & caregivers and building a clinical picture that is not solution focused […]

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Live Webinar

Live Webinar

Transferring Knowledge to Practice

30 Jan, 2019
Online @ 1200 (Qld Time)

It has been identified that the first 1000 days in an infant’s life are critical due to the rapid growth and development in all areas. A child’s development is measured in many ways including weight gain, growth in length, interactions with their environment & parents/caregivers, learning new tasks and making sense of information received through […]

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February

COURSE ON LAND

COURSE ON LAND

Mental Health First Aid Course

4 Feb to 5 Jan, 2019
Rockhampton, Queensland

The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course will teach Nurses and other Health Care Professionals how to offer initial support to adults who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate mental health services can be accessed, or the […]

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e-Seminar

e-Seminar

Law & Ethics Program for Nurses: Module Three - Common Law Torts

4 Feb to 7 Feb, 2019
Online

One of the major areas of the common law is Civil Law. The rules of procedure, jurisdiction, and the types of cases that can be heard and appealed are complex. The rights of the individual citizen are often supported by the Civil Law. There are numerous torts that can be actionable. In relation to health […]

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SEMINAR – ON LAND

SEMINAR – ON LAND

Chronic Wounds – Best Practice Management

6 Feb to 7 Feb, 2019
Rockhampton, Queensland

In this module, we will discover the most common types of chronic wounds along with the aetiology, assessment, and best practice wound care recommendations. We will provide tips to apply to your decision making when choosing wound care products that are appropriate for each wound type.

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Live Webinar

Live Webinar

Better Questions for Better Patient/Client Engagement Part 1

6 Feb, 2019
Online @ 0900 (Qld Time)

Communication typically consists of too much TELLING and not enough ASKING!  – This often habitual or ‘default’ communication style, can inhibit people from taking responsibility for their own health and wellbeing. Join Tina in this first webinar in a series of two, for insights and practical tips that will enable you to enhance your communication […]

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e-Seminar

e-Seminar

Law & Ethics Program for Nurses: Module Four - Common Law Tort of Negligence

11 Feb to 13 Feb, 2019
Online

The civil law Tort of Negligence is the most likely cause of action against health practitioners. In spite of the passage of Civil Liability Legislation in every state, the principles establishing whether the case is actionable and those establishing the expectations that the court imposes on a defendant, remain.

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e-Seminar

e-Seminar

The Fabulous World of Wounds - Module Five

18 Feb to 20 Feb, 2019
Online

We will explore the aetiology of hard to heal wounds and learn the clues for management that are hidden within a wound assessment. We will focus on the world of biofilms and identify biofilm management recommendations along with reviewing and problem-solving dressing choices for problem wounds.

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Live Webinar

Live Webinar

Better Questions for Better Patient/Client Engagement Part 2

27 Feb, 2019
Online @ 0900 (Qld Time)

Join Tina for insights and practical tips that will enable you to enhance your communication skills and professional practice so that you can empower Patients/Clients by asking Better Questions. This will result in more engagement and motivation towards self-care, and less dependence upon services.

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March

e-Seminar

e-Seminar

Law & Ethics Program for Nurses: Module Five - Criminal Law

25 Mar, 2019
Online

The civil law Tort of Negligence is the most likely cause of action against health practitioners. In spite of the passage of Civil Liability Legislation in every state, the principles establishing whether the case is actionable and those establishing the expectations that the court imposes on a defendant, remain.

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e-Seminar

e-Seminar

Law & Ethics Program for Nurses: Module Six - Coronial Law

28 Mar, 2019
Online

Every State and Territory has had a coroner since Federation. Each State had similar legislation governing when, why and how a Coronial Inquest must be undertaken. Inquests are held in around 20 per cent of Coroner’s Inquiries, therefore there is a real chance a Nurse may be called to be a witness. This is a source […]

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April

Conference – At Sea

Conference – At Sea

Towards Equilibrium: Optimising Wellness in Healthcare Workers

9 Apr to 17 Apr, 2019
The South Pacific

This interactive Conference invites attendees to reflect on four key themes that will introduce them to a number of strategies to enhance their own wellness and performance. At the end of this Conference, attendees will have a personal toolkit containing strategies that they can use to enhance their professional and personal life.

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e-Seminar

e-Seminar

Law & Ethics Program for Nurses: Module Seven - Children and the Law

23 Apr, 2019
Online

Legislation varies in each state in relation to children and particular laws aimed at providing protection from exploitation, abuse and neglect. Legislation specifies obligations imposed on parents and carers and these laws reflect the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) and many of the principles within that Convention are embedded within […]

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May

e-Seminar

e-Seminar

The Fabulous World of Wounds - Module Six

6 May to 10 May, 2019
Online

In recognition of the fact that not all workplaces are well resourced with wound care products, the session will also cover a baseline selection of products that would allow you to address the majority of wounds that you may see in your clinical practice.

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e-Seminar

e-Seminar

Law & Ethics Program for Nurses: Module Nine - Contracts and Insurance

13 May, 2019
Online

The critical contracts that relate to Nursing are those that the client enters into when seeking care and our own contract of employment. Failures to satisfy client care contracts have led to court actions. Confusion about the rights and obligations under legislation and the common law can lead to conflicts over employment and of course […]

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e-Seminar

e-Seminar

Law & Ethics Program for Nurses: Module Ten - Mental Health Legislation

20 May, 2019
Online

Nurses working in mental health have an extensive understanding of their legal requirements in relation to patient rights and voluntary and involuntary admissions. The legislation in each state is clear about protecting rights and the procedures that must be followed when assessing and treating a mentally ill client, these are not well understood by Nurses […]

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e-Seminar

e-Seminar

Law & Ethics Program for Nurses: Module Eleven - Drug and Administration Practice Errors

22 May, 2019
Online

The laws governing drug administration are not always the same as local policies and this can cause frustration and confusion. Further, every Nurse is aware of the risks and problems in medication management. Failures have led to negligence claims and disciplinary actions. Errors are a fact of life and managing them is part of the […]

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June

Conference – At Sea

Conference – At Sea

Unlock the Mysteries of the Baltics and Wound Management

15 Jun to 25 Jun, 2019
The Baltic Sea

All Nurses, irrespective of the workplace, need to understand wound management and be able to provide clinical support and /or advice to a patient. In addition, Registered Nurses need to have comprehensive wound management knowledge to provide advice and/or direct other members of the clinical team in wound management.

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July

Conference – At Sea

Conference – At Sea

How to be a Nursing Leader of the 21st Century

6 Jul to 14 Jul, 2019
The South Pacific

Do you want to lead a team that delivers an exceptional health consumer experience and meets key organisational goals? If you are a current or aspiring NUM or Nurse Manager of a health service, learn the leadership skills you need to deliver an engaged, dynamic, well-integrated team of Nurses.

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e-Seminar

e-Seminar

The Fabulous World of Wounds - Module Seven

29 Jul to 1 Aug, 2019
Online

In this module, we will unpack the therapies that are available in Australia and review their application. Wound care research is progressing rapidly and we will peruse the latest products available now and on the horizon. You will be fascinated!

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October

Conference – At Sea

Conference – At Sea

The Transforming Role of the Perioperative Nurse

27 Oct to 3 Nov, 2019
The Mexican Riviera

This Perioperative Conference is intended to provide the Nurse with an opportunity to enhance and develop their skills and knowledge relating to key areas of the perioperative environment. The conference program presents current perioperative topics of significance and explores the latest Nursing research to create a conference experience that the perioperative Nurse will find both […]

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Conference – At Sea

Conference – At Sea

Building Rapport With Children Conference 2019

27 Oct to 5 Nov, 2019
The Mexican Riviera

The focus of the Conference is developing your clinical play skills to effectively communicate and interact with children in your care, so that the children and their parents feel less anxious and more confident in the provision of their individualised health care plan. All Nurses see paediatric clients at some time and no matter what area of Nursing you […]

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November

Conference – At Sea

Conference – At Sea

Dermatology Nursing

19 Nov to 29 Nov, 2019
Papua New Guinea

This conference was first delivered in 2018. This current program extends on the original content presented as well as incorporating new content not covered in the first program. Dermatology is a huge field and, like any other speciality, requires clinicians to hold the specific knowledge to provide the correct diagnosis and treatment options for the patient. […]

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Conference – At Sea

Conference – At Sea

Recognition and Clinical Assessment of the Deteriorating Patient

19 Nov to 29 Nov, 2019
Papua New Guinea

In this Conference, we will explore the assessment of a patient with a variety of clinical disorders and conditions that include cardiac, respiratory, abdominal, and electrolyte imbalance. The teaching methodology will contain clinical scenarios that will assist the Nurse to recognise clinical deterioration and apply a critical thinking approach. The communication strategies to support patient […]

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Conference – At Sea

Conference – At Sea

The Legal Implications of Nursing Practice

19 Nov to 29 Nov, 2019
Papua New Guinea

In this conference, we will explore the key legal concepts that impact Nursing practice and gain the knowledge and skill to make effective decisions for patient and staff safety with confidence. Dr Pam Savage has a formidable reputation, as a Registered Nurse and Barrister, in her ability to translate the legal ramifications of health service delivery […]

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