Maternal, Child & Family Health Nursing in Australia
The Nurse Break - Live Interviews
by The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective
8M ago
?️ Join us for a fascinating episode where Louise Wightman, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Chair of Maternal, Child & Family Health Nurses Australia, shares her journey into maternal, child, and family health nursing in Australia. We explore the evolution of this field, the unique challenges and rewards, and the diverse roles within it. Louise also discusses her experiences in rural and remote nursing, emphasising the significance of healthcare access in these areas. Discover key developments and initiatives in maternal and child health nursing and gain valuable advice for those interested ..read more
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Olympian, Rehab Nurse and Manager Rachael Lynch
The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective - Live Interviews
by The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective
8M ago
We sat down with Olympian and Registered Nurse Rachael Lynch Born in Melbourne, Lynch took up hockey after being selected in the primary schools state team. She is now a veteran Hockeyroo, dual Olympian, dual Commonwealth Games gold medalist, and World Cup silver medalist, and has played in over 220 games for Australia. Off the pitch, Lynch works as a registered nurse, front line health worker, runs STOMP Goalkeeping and is very active in promoting mental health awareness as an ambassador for RUOK? Day and Lifeline.  We talked about all things rehabilitation nursing, her Olympic journey ..read more
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My patient is Deaf...now what? Caring for Deaf patients
The Nurse Break - Live Interviews
by The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective
8M ago
Hundreds from across Australia tuned in to watch our FREE class for nurses, paramedics, doctors and students about Auslan and caring for deaf patients with Auslan educator Gail Smith.  Some topics covered?   - How to book an Auslan interpreter?  - Why do I book an Auslan interpreter?  - Where and how can I learn some basic Auslan sign language?  - Why can’t Deaf patients just lip-read ?  - Can a Deaf person read and write English?  - What not to assume about a Deaf patient!  - Gaining consent with deaf patients?  - Some very sad stories from Ga ..read more
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Occupational Violence & Aggression in Nursing
The Nurse Break - Live Interviews
by The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective
8M ago
We were joined by four senior nurses within the Occupational Violence & Aggression space for an in-depth discussion on a range of challenging issues! We were joined by: Jim Snipes: Lead Occupational Violence and Aggression trainer @ Alfred Health Stephanie Murphy:  Management of Clinical Aggression Educator @ The Royal Melbourne Hospital Lita Olsson: Clinical Lead @ QLD Occupational Violence Strategy Unit Trevor Laverick: Nurse Educator, Occupational Violence Prevention Instructor @ The Townsville Hospital & Health Service --- - MISSED a previous LIVE Q&A? Watch/Listen to them ..read more
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Disaster Nursing Preparedness
The Nurse Break - Live Interviews
by The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective
8M ago
We sat down with Dr Karen Hammad, who is a Fellow of the College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA), senior lecturer and nurse researcher. She has been recently working in Papua New Guinea consulting for the World Health Organization on the spread of COVID-19. She holds a PhD, is a business owner and passionate about disaster preparedness and nursing! We talked about all things disaster nursing, her experiences in PNG with the WHO, tips and advice, lesson learnt and also tackled audience questions live! + lots more. Signup here: https://mailchi.mp/346292919922/signup Join the FB group (Au ..read more
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The Lifesaving Twin Sisters | Ambulance Paramedic and Emergency Nurse
The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective - Live Interviews
by The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective
8M ago
We chatted with Tenesha who is an Ambulance Victoria Paramedic and Britt her twin sister who is a Registered Nurse working in Emergency! A must-listen for all paramedic & nursing students and everyone else interested in hearing about their clinical journeys. They are also amazing singers and performed at the start and the end! We covered a range of questions including how to succeed as a graduate and student, funniest stories, how to manage shift work, tips and tricks and so much more! Listen to them as podcasts: https://thenursebreak.org/nursing-podcasts/ Subscribe with email:  https ..read more
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Nurse Midwife Mental Health and Wellbeing
The Nurse Break - Live Interviews
by The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective
8M ago
We went live with Carolyn McDonald and Mark Aitken. Carolyn McDonald is a registered nurse with over 25 years’ experience in nursing, who joined the Nursing and Midwifery Health Program Victoria (NMHPV) as a Senior Clinician in 2009. Mark Aitken is a Registered Nurse and the Stakeholder Engagement Manager with Nurse & Midwife Support, the national 24/7 support service for nurses midwives and students. So many topics were covered including insights and experiences shared on nursing, career journeys, mental health, wellbeing, lived experience, drug & alcohol, burnout, grief & loss, s ..read more
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Graduate Nurse Program Panel Discussion
The Nurse Break - Live Interviews
by The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective
8M ago
This was an AMAZING live Q&A/Webinar with a bunch of recent and current graduate Registered Nurses from across Australia! This is a must watch for nursing students, soon to be graduate nurses and current grads. We covered every topic you could imagine that relates to graduate nurses in Australia! Just a few examples of topics covered: things you need to know before starting what it's like working in critical care (NICU), ED, an acute wards seeking help (who and how) self doubt and imposter syndrome tips and advice on interviews managing and preparing for nightshift first met calls and pat ..read more
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Senior Nursing Lecturer - Behind the Scenes
The Nurse Break - Live Interviews
by The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective
8M ago
Hosted by Jackson & co-hosted with Amber Duncan, we were joined by Ashton Kline who is a well respected Senior Lecturer in Nursing at the Australian Catholic University. We covered the following! - Intro + Ashton's journey into nursing, his journey as an orphen - 7.50min: Advice for Health care workers who may be exposed to patients experiencing domestic violence - 12:30min: Ashton's journey through his first few years as a nurse including roles experience of rejecting a graduate year at the Royal Childen's Hospital, paediatrics, management, chronic health 24:14min: Multidiciplinary teams ..read more
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Agency Rural & Remote Nursing in Australia
The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective - Live Interviews
by The Nurse Break & Nurses Collective
8M ago
Agency Rural & Remote Nursing in Australia Hosted by Jackson from The Nurse Break, we were joined by the Liana Penney  who is an experienced ED, agency rural & remote, primary health care nurse. Originally from New Zealand working in the busiest emergency department in Australasia, with an average of 400 patients, she has a wealth of knowledge for those keen on working rural & remote in Australia! As promised you can check out Liana's instagram: ruralnremote_rnlife Her book: An Informal Guide to Australian Rural and Remote Agency Nursing https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B0817FK697 ..read more
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