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Sue Walker R.N. Bach Nursing (Admin), M.P.H.C., (Pallliative), MACN

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Sue Walker is a Director and co-founder of the Nurses for Nurses Network and the Nursing CPD Institute. As a Nurse Education Consultant Sue is a member of the Education Governance Committee of the Institute as well as a key contributor to the online education platform Continuing Professional Development library.

As a Registered Nurse Sue holds Degrees in Nursing and Health Administration, a Master’s Degree in Primary Health Care majoring in Palliative Care, as well as a number of certificate courses in Psychiatry of Ageing, Gerontology, Chemotherapy Administration, Training and Assessment, and is also an Accredited Mental Health First Aid Trainer.

Sue has extensive experience both as a clinician, educator, and senior manager in the acute, aged care, community, and palliative care settings. Sue is passionate about making a difference to the way in which people experience the health care system.

“Healthcare should be delivered by competent, knowledgeable individuals to ensure the best possible experience for the recipient of that care. Nursing is a fabulous profession – the backbone of the healthcare system, it is the knowledge and skill of the individual Nurse that will have the greatest influence on the happiness and health outcomes of each and every client.”

CPD Sessions Presented

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A Review of Depression – including Bipolar Disorder 

Sue Walker, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
In this webinar we will explore major depressive disorder. The incidence will be discussed, the signs and symptoms reviewed, and the intervention and treatments investigated. Suicidal thoughts and behaviours as well as non-suicidal self-injury will be revised.
1 CPD HOUR

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Substance Use Problems 

Sue Walker, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
In this webinar we will explore substance use problems, how they are identified, and the treatment options available.
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A review of anxiety and when it becomes an Anxiety Disorder 

Sue Walker, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
We all experience anxiety – the focus of this webinar is recognising when the associated symptoms indicate that the individual has an anxiety disorder.
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Introduction to Mental Health Problems in Australia 

Sue Walker - The Nursing CPD Institute
In this webinar we will explore the definition of mental health and what constitutes a mental illness. We will discuss the most common mental health illnesses in Australia today and the impact of mental illness on the patient, their family and friends, and the health system in general.
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The Demographic Facts of Ageing in Australia  

Sue Walker, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
There is now widespread recognition that Australia’s population is ageing and that this has important implications for the national economy and society. Despite this, there is a considerable misunderstanding of the nature, scale, location and implications of population ageing in Australia.
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Maintaining Gut Health and a Happy Microbiome 

Sue Walker, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
With an understanding of the gut, in this webinar we will explore the dietary implications that play a role in gut health.
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The Gut – bacteria and the implications for health 

Sue Walker, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
In this webinar we will explore the latest information on the gut and the possible implications of that information on general health.
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Ethical Considerations: Policy/Guidelines Development for Sexualities and Dementia in Care Settings 

Sue Walker, Educator/ Nurse Consultant - The Nursing CPD Institute
“The aim of this content focus area is to discuss the legal and ethical issues that are to be considered in the development of policy and guidelines for sexualities and dementia in care settings.”
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Dementia and the Expression of Sexuality 

Sue Walker, Educator/ Nurse Consultant - The Nursing CPD Institute
“The onset of dementia gives rise to challenges in many areas of life and can have significant impact both for people with dementia and their partner or potential partner, which includes the expression of sexuality”
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Multicultural Palliative Care Guidelines 

Sue Walker, Educator/ Nurse Consultant - The Nursing CPD Institute
To encourage an open relationship, it is important not to leap to stereotyped conclusions, but rather to learn about the beliefs and needs of the person who has become our patient. Confessing that we know little of another’s culture and seeking to learn more about it is a large step towards bridging the gap between cultures.
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Managing Aggression: working with clients and their visitors 

Sue Walker, Nurse Consultant - Health services Evolution
In this session we will discuss aggressive behavior in the health care setting, strategies that you can put into place to manage the aggressive situation as well as strategies that could prevent the situation occurring in the first place.
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Falls Management 

Sue Walker, Nurse Consultant - The Nursing CPD Institute
In this session the Federal Government guidelines for Falls Minimisation in Aged Care Facilities will be discussed. The strategies and care interventions to minimise falls in an institutional setting will be reviewed.
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Dementia - Implications for Care Delivery 

Sue Walker, Nurse Consultant - The Nursing CPD Institute
In this session we will look at the issues traditionally associated with nursing care of the client with a diagnosis of dementia and review strategies to maximise the quality of life for the client.

1 CPD HOUR

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The difference between Delirium, Depression, and Dementia - implications for care delivery 

Sue Walker, Nurse Consultant - The Nursing CPD Institute
In this session Sue will discuss the difference between Delirium, Depression, and Dementia highlighting the issues where identification may be complex and the problems that can occur.
1 CPD HOUR

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Intimacy, Sexuality and Sexual Behaviour in the Older Adult 

Sue Walker, Educator/ Nurse Consultant - The Nursing CPD Institute
“The aim of Unit I is to explore the meaning of intimacy and sexuality and to understand the types of sexuality as well as the significance of expression of sexuality to well-being”

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