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Person Centred Care for CALD Clients 

Mary Andrew, PICAC Project Officer - Diversicare
This webinar will explore key aspects that need to be considered in the delivery of aged care to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALDB) - ensuring care is in keeping with the requirements for being ‘person centred’.

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0.5 CPD HOURS

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Preventing Occupational Injuries from Ampoule Cuts  

Dr Michael Sinnott, Director - Qlicksmart
This presentation will cover how a systematic implementation of prevention strategies can protect nurses from ampoule cutes and injuries, and ensure that facilities are compliant with Workplace Health and Safety regulations and Infection Control guidelines.

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1 CPD HOUR

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Accessing Health Services: Challenges for People from Migrant and Refugee Backgrounds 

Amanda Bowden, PICAC Project Officer - Diversicare
This webinar explains some of the barriers to access and engagement with health care services experienced by people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. It outlines the context of refugee health during settlement in Australia, and some issues of particular concern.

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0.75 CPD HOURS

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The effects of staffing practices on safety and quality of perioperative nursing care – an integrative review 

Lilliana Levada, Nurse Education Consultant
The Perioperative environment functions in a highly uncertain clinical and operational manner; workloads fluctuate due to daily variability in surgical cases and patients’ diverse and rapidly changing conditions. Variability challenges managers’ ability to predict and optimize nurse staffing to maintain safe and efficient care. An understaffed perioperative department may compromise patient safety, create operating room delays or surgical cancellations, and result in nurse burnout.

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1 CPD HOUR

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Atrial Fibrillation in Australia 

Lilliana Levada, Nurse Education Consultant
Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is a new millennium epidemic that affects millions of lives, mostly affecting the middle-aged and elderly. The community and clinical burdens of AF have been growing in recent years, with projections estimating sustained increases in the immediate future.

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2 CPD HOURS

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Central Venous Access Devices (CVAD) and Long Peripheral Venous Catheter (PVC) Management  

Sue Walker, Nurse Education Consultant - The Nursing CPD Institute
The content covers procedural information, clinical considerations, general information of Long CVP, CVAD's, patient education, troubleshooting of issues that may occur during insertion or post-insertion period, clinical communication, and a number of appendices dealing with clinical issues.

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2 CPD HOURS

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Insertion, Management and Removal of Central Venous Access Devices - Children 

Nursing CPD Institute
This document outlines the management and removal of Central Venous Access Devices in children. The information explores key components of Central Venous access devices including the various types of CVAD’s, how CVAD’s are inserted, port access and medication administration, and trouble shooting complications that may arise.

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1 CPD HOUR

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Sepsis and septic shock: current approaches to management 

Lilliana Levada, Nurse Education Consultant
This article will examine the management of sepsis in adult patients. It will focus on several key interventions: early identification of sepsis, treatment priorities, the most effective first-line pharmacological approach, and the short-term mortality following sepsis.

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The Impact of Staff Safety on Patient Safety 

Dr Michael Sinnott, Senior Clinician and Innovator - Qlicksmart
This webinar will cover the history behind the push for patient safety, the relationship between staff safety measures and patient outcomes, and what practical actions can be taken by clinicians and healthcare organisations to improve safety for both staff and patients.

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Delirium: The Challenge for the Perioperative Period 

Lilliana Lavada, Nurse Education Consultant
This webinar will explore the issue of Post Operative Delirium and the strategies that can be employed to prevent PD as well as manage PD if the situation arises.

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