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Recognition of Long QT interval syndrome and related monitoring of patients with Drug Overdose 

Anne Evans Murray - Health Education Pty Ltd
Mental health disorders in Australian adults are increasing with an estimation that 45 % of Australians will experience a mental disorder in their lifetime. Attempted suicide with overdose of antidepressants are increasing as well. Unfortunately, antidepressants have known side effects of Sudden Cardiac Death by prolonging the QT interval on an ECG.

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Respiratory Conditions and Assessment  

Anne Evans Murray - Health Education Pty Ltd
The advanced nurse must demonstrate expert knowledge and assessment skills when monitoring a patient with respiratory conditions. This session will examine a few respiratory conditions and discuss the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of each condition. Disorders such as COPD and Mesothelioma will be examined.

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Autism & Patient Care – Nurses are the Front Line 

Nelle Francis
Statistics show that autistic individuals seek help from emergency departments and community clinics far less frequently than non autistic people. Gaining an understanding of autism can increase the level of health care autistics access.

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NSQHS: Implementing a Clinical Handover process 

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With the National Safety and Quality for Healthcare Standards now widely accepted and in use across Australia, it is vital that nurses and other healthcare professionals can safely handover a patient’s care. This involves verbal and written communication skills that are clear and succinct as well as involvement of the patient.

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Walking a Mile in Their Shoes: managing patients’ expectations 

Denise Donati
Fertility nurses must come to understand how to read a couples unspoken worries as well as identify the coping strategies used by each couple so at to provide the best holistic care possible.

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Urinary catheterisation 

Sandra Ilett - Community Nurse Service
Urinary catheterisation is a commonly used medical management strategy for many illnesses, injuries and diseases. Catheterisation of the bladder may be temporary, permanent or intermittent with many problems associated with permanent catheterisation.

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Blood Can be Very Bad: a guide to Neuro Imaging 

Vicki Evans
In this webinar we will consider what the various types of scanning available when the patient presents with a neurological injury – including CT, MRI and what to look for in these scans.

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Patient Centred Care: Improving Quality through Partnerships 

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The term ‘patient centred care’ has been the cornerstone of nursing care for many years now. However, in recent times, this concept has been further explored and developed into a model of care that places emphasis on the patient even more.

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Tourette Syndrome & Associated Conditions 

Robyn Latimer OAM, President - Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia
Tourette Syndrome (TS) remains largely misunderstood. The quality of life score for those with Tourette Syndrome is less than half that of the general community. These two factors alone evidence the need for greater understanding and improvements in supports and treatment.

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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Clinical Practice Guidelines 

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AATD is a rare genetic condition estimated to effect approximately 1 in 300 people in Australia. Early symptoms are often misdiagnosed as asthma, with an accurate diagnosis often taking several years.

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