Testimonials from some of our Members:

Testimonials from some of our Members:

“I would like to sincerely thank you for providing such a wonderful platform where education can be undertaken in the privacy of my own home at my own pace and offering such a vast range of topics. Your really a…

University  Educated  versus Hospital Trained Nurses!

University Educated versus Hospital Trained Nurses!

In the Rockhampton news, this week there was an ongoing discussion about the merits of university educated nurses versus hospital trained nurses. It was quite interesting to read some of the comments about what constitutes a good nurse. So many…

Hobart: Wound Care and Latest Best Practice

Hobart: Wound Care and Latest Best Practice

A Practical Approach to Wound Management The purpose of this 2-day Seminar is to provide practical strategies and tools, founded on the latest standards and evidence-based recommendations for effective wound management. It is being held in beautiful Hobart – what a…

All the Boxes Were Checked!

All the Boxes Were Checked!

All the boxes were checked! Last week I was among a group of nurses and midwives listening to a report of what was to us, a shocking and sad example of midwifery care. The reporter was a health professional, a…

Cases and complaints against nurses

Cases and complaints against nurses

I have been working on exploring legal cases that have given direction to nursing practice.  Many cases have been key to changes in practice and professional standards.  Often though the cases do not give absolute direction, especially in negligence actions…

The 9 ‘FnC’s’ of Wound Assessment

The 9 ‘FnC’s’ of Wound Assessment

Wound Assessment does appear to be a complicated process and yes there are many different resources available to assist nurses wade through the  many elements. There are many times when as a Nurse you are in a hurry and just…

Printing Hearts from Seaweed!

Printing Hearts from Seaweed!

Printing hearts from Seaweed- well this certainly  caught  my interest.  I, like many Nurses, are no doubt familiar with Alginate wound care products. So I was  intrigued to learn the potential for the creation of cardiac valves using alginate in 3D…

Smart Sutures Can Collect Data!

Smart Sutures Can Collect Data!

Smart Sutures can collect Data – can you believe the rapid changes that are impacting healthcare! It really does sound like the future has arrived! According to an article published in the latest Microsystems & Nanoengineering journal  which you can read in full here>> engineers…

Nurses & Recency of Practice  Registration Standard!

Nurses & Recency of Practice Registration Standard!

Nurses are still talking about the Recency of Practice Registration standard- effective from 1st June and specifically, are wanting to know does it apply to them!  A copy of the registration standard and some key highlights are listed below! Don’t…

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Testimonials from some of our Members: - “I would like to sincerely thank you for providing such a wonderful platform where education can be undertaken in the privacy of my own home at my own pace and offering such a vast range of topics. Your really a…
University Educated versus Hospital Trained Nurses! - In the Rockhampton news, this week there was an ongoing discussion about the merits of university educated nurses versus hospital trained nurses. It was quite interesting to read some of the comments about what constitutes a good nurse. So many…
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