The Paediatric Nurse

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Food Readiness & Fussy Eaters $25.00
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Food Readiness & Fussy Eaters

January 17, 2019 / No Comments

Providing a well-balanced nutritious diet to our children is becoming very difficult for many parents/caregivers. Not a day goes by when an advertisement informs us of too much sugar, too much salt or how processed foods can be a problem to our health. The challenge becomes more difficult when trying…

Failure to Thrive $25.00
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Failure to Thrive

January 16, 2019 / No Comments

‘Failure to Thrive’ (FTT) is a term used when an infant is not able to obtain the calories required for growth or is unable to utilise the available calories for growth. A child’s weight is used to identify the child with FTT and is based on a persistent deviation from…

Paediatric Assessment – understanding children’s physiological differences $25.00
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Paediatric Assessment – understanding children’s physiological differences

January 4, 2019 / No Comments

When assessing children with respiratory distress, clinicians need to be reminded that babies and small children are a “work in progress” as far as lung function and physiology are concerned. In this session we look at not just respiratory differences, but touch on thermoregulation, cardiac and other physiological differences in…

Rob Timmings
Refugee Health $25.00
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Refugee Health

November 4, 2018 / No Comments

With Australia increasing the number of refugees being accepted, there is a high chance that paediatric healthcare professionals will come into contact with refugee children and their families.   Refugee children and their families have as many unique healthcare needs as they are diverse. Providing healthcare to these families can…

Meryl Jones
Grief & Loss in Childhood $25.00
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Grief & Loss in Childhood

November 4, 2018 / No Comments

Death is a part of life. Unfortunately, many modern cultures have difficulty with end-of-life, grief and bereavement and even greater difficulty when children are involved, either as a member of a grieving family or as a child hospice patient. A baseline of knowledge as to typical age grief behaviours, vocabulary,…

The Power of the Magic Glove $25.00
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The Power of the Magic Glove

October 12, 2018 / No Comments

When successfully implemented, The Magic Glove incorporates the patients’ focused attention and imagination to change the sensations that are felt while helping the child minimize the highly alert pain sensors.

The Magic Glove can: help patients minimize and manage their level of pain, lessen fear, anxiety and helplessness, minimize suffering and promote healthy coping.

Allergies & Anaphylaxis in Babies and Children $25.00
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Allergies & Anaphylaxis in Babies and Children

October 12, 2018 / No Comments

What are Allergies and Anaphylaxis? How are they diagnosed and what do you do if a child presents to your care with life-threatening allergies? How do we manage this in a hospital/ clinic environment to minimise the risk of an allergic reaction? Have you ever cared for a child who…

Briony Tyquin
Paediatric Medications: Increasing Compliance $25.00
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Paediatric Medications: Increasing Compliance

October 10, 2018 / No Comments

We’ve all had trouble getting our paediatric patients to take their medicine from time to time but did you know that there are a few ways that you can encourage the child’s compliance even if they don’t like the taste? When we understand how to communicate with children in ways that…

Compassionate Care During Wellness Visits $25.00
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Compassionate Care During Wellness Visits

October 7, 2018 / No Comments

To many adults, a routine wellness visit can seem straightforward, however, for children, it can be incredibly frightening and overstimulating. Parents can also feel this heightened anxiety as their children ask questions about what will occur at the appointment and if they will be receiving a needle.   Medical providers…