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Nursing and midwifery | Pain Management

Nursing and midwifery | Pain Management

Get the skills and knowledge fundamental to providing quality pain management care.

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Podiatry | Endorsed Scheduled Medicines (ESM) Online Case Studies

Podiatry | Endorsed Scheduled Medicines (ESM) Online Case Studies

Discuss the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, uses and contraindications of medicines available to endorsed podiatrists.

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Education | The Science of Language and Reading – An Introduction

Education | The Science of Language and Reading – An Introduction

Advance your knowledge and skills in the field of reading instruction and support.

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Research | Basic Statistics with R

Research | Basic Statistics with R

Learn a simple yet powerful way to design and carry out analyses in the R, a free software package for statistical computing and graphics.

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Nursing and midwifery | Nurse Immuniser Program

Nursing and midwifery | Nurse Immuniser Program

Become an independent nurse immuniser in Victoria.

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Nursing and midwifery | Comprehensive Health Assessment of the Older Person (CHAOP)

Nursing and midwifery | Comprehensive Health Assessment of the Older Person (CHAOP)

Develop hands-on skills in assessment, care planning and care delivery for older people.

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Nursing and midwifery | Urology and Continence

Nursing and midwifery | Urology and Continence

An opportunity to examine contemporary urological and continence nursing.

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Nursing and midwifery | Advanced Health Assessment

Nursing and midwifery | Advanced Health Assessment

Perform and interpret advanced nursing assessments on patients and clients.

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Nursing and midwifery | Nurse Immuniser Update Workshop

Nursing and midwifery | Nurse Immuniser Update Workshop

Update your knowledge in the area of immunisation.

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Nursing and midwifery | Wound Management Workshop

Nursing and midwifery | Wound Management Workshop

Develop a patient-centred wound focused plan.

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Nursing and midwifery | Foundations of Wound Management

Nursing and midwifery | Foundations of Wound Management

Unveil the complexities of wound care management.

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Nursing and midwifery | Prostate Nursing Care

Nursing and midwifery | Prostate Nursing Care

Develop knowledge and skills in the specialist practice area of prostate nursing care.

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Nursing and midwifery | Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Nursing and midwifery | Leadership and Management in Healthcare

Scrutinise different types of leadership and whether the nomenclature of leadership and management is interchangeable or two different skillsets.

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Nursing and midwifery | International Qualified Registered Nurse (EPIQ)

Nursing and midwifery | International Qualified Registered Nurse (EPIQ)

Prepare to work as a Registered Nurse in Australia.

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Nursing and midwifery | Perioperative Nurse Surgical Assistant (PNSA)

Nursing and midwifery | Perioperative Nurse Surgical Assistant (PNSA)

Advance your knowledge and skills in the field of perioperative nursing practice.

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Art therapy | Introduction to Counselling Skills

Art therapy | Introduction to Counselling Skills

Focus on the development of effective, basic counselling skills.

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Art therapy | Art Therapy Taster

Art therapy | Art Therapy Taster

Have you ever wondered what art therapy is and how it works?

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Art therapy | Introduction to Art Therapy

Art therapy | Introduction to Art Therapy

This two-day workshop offers a more in-depth version of the one-day taster workshop.

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Art therapy | Art Therapy Supervision Skills for Health Professionals

Art therapy | Art Therapy Supervision Skills for Health Professionals

This 5-day short course will provide theoretical components and opportunities to practise supervision skills in a group setting.

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