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33 Body parts for online CPD

Website is fourth in series of web-based education programs. Anatomy, physiology, disease and disease management, and medical procedures are amongst the 33 courses available through a new range of online CPD programs called Body Systems Training Room. ANMF today launched ...

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Paragons of enquiry

Two Australian nursing researchers receive global honour for the widespread impact of their work.  Two revered Queensland-based nursing researchers have received international recognition for the impact their work has had on the profession. Patsy Yates and Mary Courtney have been ...

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Social climbing

An online presence is becoming an essential career enhancement tool.  Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter – are you on board? Recent statistics reveal more than 13 million Australians are on Facebook, 3.5 million have a LinkedIn profile and 2.5 million tweet on Twitter ...

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Blog power

Online posts and profiles are helping with the spread of information and opportunity amongst colleagues around the globe.  Nurses and midwives around Australia are taking to blogs to share their experiences and gain new ones. Their posts have brought about ...

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Tweet your conscience

Twitter discussions and an upcoming summit are providing platforms for nurses to voice their concerns about ethics, organiser Cynda Rushton tells Amie Larter. “The time is now for nurses to stand together to address some of the most vexing questions ...

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Rapid, reasoned response

Victorian wins honour for program that pairs nurses with police.  Victorian mental health nurse Steve Brown was named Nurse of the Year at the recent HESTA Australian Nursing Awards. Brown was recognised for his role in implementing the Police Ambulance ...

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The emotional cost

Caring for others can mean nurses neglect to manage their own feelings. Here’s how to improve your wellbeing.  Graduate nurse Laurie Bickhoff knew her career would be punctuated with emotional distress when she was assigned to care for a patient ...

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All that’s said can’t be undone

Madonna Grehan offers health researchers a timely reminder of the power and pitfalls of oral history. When it comes to health history and nursing, there are all sorts of complex subjects: abortion; adoption; the care of the mentally ill and ...

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Get that role you want

Nursing job interviews can be tough; do your homework and brush up on how to present yourself if you want to impress. The one thing standing between you and your dream job: the interview. Often considered nerve-racking and stressful, a ...

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Mental health innovator is Nurse of Year

Aged-care worker, infant health team take other top honours at HESTA awards.  A mental health nurse from Melbourne has been named Nurse of the Year at the recent HESTA Nursing Awards. Steve Brown, from NorthWestern Mental Health, was recognised for ...

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