Wound Care – 6 Nursing Tips for Incontinence Dermatitis

Wound Care – 6 Nursing Tips for Incontinence Dermatitis

Nurses care for many patients who suffer from Incontinence Dermatitis. Did you know that Incontinence Dermatitis is often mistaken for a pressure injury? Incontinence Dermatitis has’ different aetiologies from a  pressure injury but the two can be present at the…

Wound Care Advice – Using Silver Nitrate Sticks

Wound Care Advice – Using Silver Nitrate Sticks

Nurses often ask for wound care advice in using Silver Nitrate Sticks. Silver Nitrate is an inorganic compound that has been used since the 13th century.   Silver Nitrate is available in the form of firm wooden sticks with 75%…

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…

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…

Impact of Stress : Nurses’ caring behaviors and  their health related quality of life

Impact of Stress : Nurses’ caring behaviors and their health related quality of life

Did the heading peak your interest?  A paper titled The impact of occupational stress on nurses’ caring behaviours and their health-related quality of life, published in the BMC Nursing Journal and enclosed below for your reading certainly peaked mine.  I was…

Aged Care into the 21st Century – Alaska

Aged Care into the 21st Century – Alaska

What does the future look like as the population ages into the 21st Century and what are the implications for health care delivery?” 27 May – 3 June 2018 This conference will offer the opportunity to discuss what ageing will…

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Wound Swab Technique – 5 Top Tips! - Do you know the top 5 wound swab techniques? How should a wound swab be taken and does technique really make a difference? Nurses continue to have debate regarding the collection of wound swabs, with a common issue of debate…
Dermatology Nursing Conference: “We don’t save lives – we change lives” - Date: 29 April – 3 May 2018                       Dermatology is a huge field and, like any other speciality requires clinicians to hold the specific knowledge to provide the correct diagnosis…
Wound Care Differences – Venous and Arterial Leg Ulcers - Wound Care – Do you know the key differences between Venous and Arterial Leg Ulcers?  As Nurses, you are aware that leg ulcer wounds can markedly impact the patient, their families and the Australian health care system.  Whilst Nurses do…
Nursing Trivia – August 2017 - Test your Nursing knowledge with these 3 trivia questions.        
Part Two -Charlie Gard – a Medical Ethics Dilemma - This is a follow-up of the Charlie Gard case in the UK. In a hearing last week, Charlies parents accepted that there is no treatment that will help their little boy. It also came to light that the Dr who…
Wound Care – 6 Nursing Tips for Incontinence Dermatitis - Nurses care for many patients who suffer from Incontinence Dermatitis. Did you know that Incontinence Dermatitis is often mistaken for a pressure injury? Incontinence Dermatitis has’ different aetiologies from a  pressure injury but the two can be present at the…
Nursing – The Law & Giving Advice - I was asked about giving information to clients that may be controversial or which differs from the facility policies and practices.  This seemed fairly straightforward at the time; nurses have an ethical obligation to advocate for clients and all health…
Judging Others - This week’s charges against Cardinal Pell made me reflect upon how we view the world. I was shocked even though I had followed the case closely, shocked to believe that someone who has reached such a pinnacle in his life…
Wills for Losers! - You’re right (the customer always is) – why would you want to spend good money on doing a document that only benefits other people, not you – such as a Will. I mean, look what you’ve already given in hand…