02 Apr 13 edition
St Vincent's in Sydney believes its diversity model could help other health facilities. By Jeremy Gowing and Tami Ebner
04 Sep 12 edition
Two weeks immersed in the Tanzanian healthcare system brought into stark focus the country’s limitations, yet it provided inspiration for four nursing students
Overseas nurses and students want to come to Australia but our educational institutions need to cater for their needs, writes Ruth Terwijn
03 Jul 12 edition
A new minimum standard for enrolled nurse education represents an important opportunity to advance the skills and career pathway of this role. Linda Belardi reports.
A leading educator says nurses and other health professionals need to be taught more about how different cultural groups approach death and dying, reports Linda Belardi.
05 Jun 12 edition
Can simulated learning environments teach nursing students important interpersonal skills? Flynn Murphy reports on the debate surrounding the challenges and opportunities.
Digital technology offers the chance to get peer-reviewed information out to professionals much more quickly, writes Sandra Campbell-Crofts.
Harmful stereotypes about parents with learning difficulties can profoundly impact how support is provided and received, writes Rachel Mayes.
Caring for patients at the end of life is emotionally demanding work but regular clinical supervision for nurses can help to buffer against stress, writes Andrea Gregory.
There are important strategies that clinical supervisors can use to support culturally and linguistically diverse students while on clinical placement, writes Joan Deegan.
01 May 12 edition
From dementia to palliative care, the ageing population will present myriad issues for the health system. Darragh O Keeffe asks nurse educators how they are preparing the future workforce to meet the challenge.
Developing important collaborative ties with nurses overseas can help Australia improve its nursing system here. Linda Belardi reports.
03 Apr 12 edition
Some healthcare leaders argue that undergraduates need an extra year of study. Three experienced nurses share their views. Compiled by Linda Belardi.
Providing clinical placements for students is essential and there is a shortage of places around Australia. One sector is underused in this area and wants to help. Linda Belardi reports.
31 Jan 12 edition
An education project has been designed to bridge the gap between primary and acute healthcare. By Linda Belardi.
21 Dec 11 edition
Ensuring the quality of aged care training has been made a priority by the new national regulator of the vocational education and training sector, reports Natasha Egan
Changing fertility patterns have created strong demand in reproductive health information for women over 30. By Linda Belardi.
An Australian leader in medical education is helping to raise standards and drive down the error rate at hospitals around the world. By Linda Belardi.
ACU signs student exchange agreement with Washington uni, writes Annette Blackwell
29 Nov 11 edition
It is timely to ask whether the qualifications for nurses working in advanced positions need reviewing, writes Andrew Cashin.
Just as a round of government funding gets underway, new research looks at the growth of teaching nursing homes in Australia and highlights the role they can play in improving quality of care and countering workforce issues. Darragh O Keeffe reports.
A pilot education program is being implemented nationally to improve the skills of practice nurses in men’s health. By Linda Belardi.
While nurses and healthcare professionals frequently top the list of the most trusted professions, it is critical for universities to challenge the status quo of ethics education, writes Sandy Lynch.
02 Nov 11 edition
There are multiple pathways to gain a higher qualification, writes Mardi Chapman.
A program for nurses to teach self-care skills to cancer patients has shown promising results. **Linda Belardi** reports.
04 Oct 11 edition
Survey findings confirm the need for a national policy framework to support educational development, writes Linda Belardi.
As accelerated nursing courses become an important part of modern student education, it is time to take a closer look at this unique cohort, writes Mark Neil.
Education and training increasingly has to prepare students for interdisciplinary learning, writes Linda Belardi.
Australian academics are making progress training Fijian nurses to be confident and competent in the area of disaster relief and emergency response, writes Kate Leaver.
06 Sep 11 edition
In a system of clinical placements already stretched to capacity simulated learning offers a new era in clinical education writes Joan Deegan and Karen-leigh Edward.