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Nurses on tour: USQ students head to Vietnam

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) recently welcomed home a group of nine nursing students from a placement in northern Vietnam. The students had placements in hospitals in Hanoi and Mai Chau as well mobile clinics in rural areas. The ...

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New gerontology framework to ensure skills for nurses

In the wake of the aged care royal commission and a perceived skills shortage in the sector, the University of Wollongong, in partnership with the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, has released the Gerontological Nursing Competencies (GNCs) framework. The framework ...

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Palliative care nurse blazing a trail to awards

The inaugural Health Minister’s award for nursing trailblazers has been awarded to a Canberra nurse for her work in improving the delivery of palliative care to Australians living in residential aged care. Nikki Johnston, a palliative care nurse practitioner based ...

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