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Publications – October 2011

School of Nursing publications: July to October 2011 Athanasos, P, de Crespigny, C & Neild, R 2011, ‘The ‘nuts and bolts’ of drug and alcohol nursing – An interactive refresher workshop’, Workshop.  Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australasia National Conference: Exploring the Frontiers of Drug & Alcohol Nursing, Melbourne. June 15 – 17. Athanasos, P, […]

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The Future of Nursing

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released the report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. This major initiative began with the intention to assess and transform the nursing profession as the United States healthcare system undergoes major changes. The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Flinders University […]

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Resthaven Nurse Practitioner Scholarship announced

Congratulations to Donna Preston, Master of Nurse Practitioner student, for successfully being awarded the Resthaven Nurse Practitioner Scholarship.

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HESTA

HESTA is one of Australia’s largest national industry super funds. We have more than 700,000 members, 100,000 employers and more than $18 billion in assets. Anyone eligible for super can join us, with more people in health and community services choosing HESTA than any other fund. Visit hesta.com.au or free call 1800 813 327. Issued […]

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MAXXIA: Put it on the card

Enjoy the convenience and pre-tax benefits of Maxxia’s VISA Salary Packaging Payment Card to pay for your everyday living expenses. Using the card is as simple as using a credit card and eliminates the need to lodge a claim for reimbursement. You can use it wherever VISA is accepted for bills or everyday items such […]

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Palliative care – gaining international evidence

An update from Wendy Jansen, Mary Potter Nursing Research Fellow… In July this year I was very fortunate to be able to travel to the North Island of New Zealand to visit and review four of their palliative care services. This trip was funded through the Dianna Rudd Fellowship from the Palliative Care Council of […]

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Welcome Åsa – Visiting Scholar Åsa Muntlin Athlin (Sweden)

Åsa is visiting the School of Nursing from Sweden, where she will be until the end of June 2012. Åsa is being supervised by Professor Alison Kitson; having been involved in two research projects with School of Nursing: * Fundamentals of Care * Prevention and Reduction of Weight Loss (PROWL) Åsa is the Leader of […]

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The School of Nursing Research and Research Training Committee

This Committee has been working very hard since its inception in March 2011. Its members have concentrated on developing a strategic plan that will enable the committee to maximise research capability and capacity. As a School we have been steadily building a small team of research assistants who can support and expand our researchers and […]

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Nursing and Medical students to share a new clinical skills laboratory

Planning for a low fidelity clinical skills laboratory for use by nursing and medical students is well underway. A partnership between Nursing and Medicine has led the development of what can only be described as cutting edge design. This exciting joint facility will be operational by Semester 1, 2012. The new laboratory will be situated […]

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Our first endorsed Nurse Practitioner

The School of Nursing is very proud of our first endorsed Master of Nurse Practitioner graduate. Congratulations to Iain Everett who at the end of July was officially in endorsed by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHRPA) as a Nurse Practitioner. Iain is a Nurse Practitioner at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the Emergency […]

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