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RTO/Vocational

Are you an Enrolled Nurse who has found your area of passion and want to extend your knowledge and skills in that specialty? Would you like to expand your knowledge into other areas of specialty such as Critical Care, Acute Care or Perioperative?

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

Vaccines have been very successful at decreasing the incidence and in some cases wiping out disease altogether. Due to this success most people have never seen many of the diseases, which are covered in the National Immunisation Program. As a consequence, there has been a greater focus on the...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This is the foundational neonatal unit of study. The purpose of this unit of study is for students to develop greater understanding of normal physiology which will in turn facilitate the development of advanced clinical assessment skills. This is achieved by providing essential grounding in...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

The purpose of this unit of study is to link evidence based nursing to clinical practice and by using a ‘principles’ approach to learning. You will have the opportunity to explore the concepts of acute and chronic pain. Content covered in clinical guidelines, pain assessment, and investigations...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study takes a case study approach to clinical assessment to promote a better understanding of the ageing process, theories of ageing and changes in physiology. It is designed to provide the student with the skills and knowledge that will be needed to effectively assess older people...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study is designed to facilitate the development of the audiometry nurse’s understanding of the hearing process and client assessment. Content covered within this unit of study includes the anatomy, physiology and pathology of hearing, alterations to hearing, assessment and...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

Nurses are expected to fit in huge workloads and tasks often under pressure as unexpected outcomes occur frequently. The cost of such demands can often leave them overloaded and exhausted. At times their enjoyment of their work suffers along with the quality of care they are able to offer their...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

We live in a land of abundance and it seems inconceivable that malnutrition rates among the Australian population are increasing. Studies in Australia show the prevalence of malnutrition in Australia in both the community and in residential aged care facilities (RACF) is at unacceptably high...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study explores the impetus for change in conventional health service delivery and the issues related to providing health services for people with chronic disease. Nurses manage patients with chronic and complex issues and, in doing so, need to develop their knowledge and skills in...

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CPD: short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course combines theory and practice and is designed for nurses...

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CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study is designed to allow students to explore, consolidate and apply clinical knowledge of acute and chronic disorders that affect older people. Common disorders are grouped into a ‘syndromes’ approach referred to as the five ‘I’s: instability, immobility, incontinence,...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

A must attend webinar for all clinical leaders and aspiring nurse leaders

Clinical leaders are seen as experts in their field who use interpersonal skills to inspire and enable other nurses and health care providers to deliver quality patient care. In other words, a...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

The unit of study is designed to advance existing communication skills and provide the student with the opportunity to develop additional strategies to improve their interpersonal skills when caring for patients facing various health challenges, such as life-limiting illnesses and life-...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

About the course

This short course will provide an update on continence assessment and management. Participants will learn how to assist the client to understand how incontinence occurs, its psychological impact, and what they can do to manage, improve or cure it.

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CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

In this course participants...

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CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change without notice.

Who should attend?

This short...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study is designed for registered nurses with a specific interest in, or who work with, clients who have dementia. It provides students with opportunities to develop new knowledge or extend their current knowledge in this challenging specialty. The unit of study explores what is and...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

Currently in Australia we are facing the ramifications of an ageing population. In every sector of society, including health, we will encounter older people more so than ever before. It is, therefore, becoming imperative for clinicians to be equipped with the tools to recognise the symptoms of...

All CPD courses, CPD: short course

About the CPD Event

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours*.

*Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This course is designed...

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CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

Many people admitted to hospital for surgical procedures may also have diabetes. Recent studies have shown that people admitted for any condition, will have a longer average length of stays if they also have diabetes.

Regardless of the reason for the admission, the appropriate management...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

The current outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa has been declared by the World Health Organization as a public health emergency of international concern, and the United Nations has declared it a threat to international peace and security. What are the implications for Australian...

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CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

Nurses are encouraged to be reflective practitioners. Reflective practice can contribute to facilitating significant change, can be used as a process of personal and professional development, and has the potential to directly improve patient care. This webcast aims to explain the process of...

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All CPD courses

A web-based learning resource containing continuing professional development and information resources related to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) for midwives and other health professionals. This is a joint Australian College of Nursing (ACN) & Australian College of Midwives (ACM) project...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study is designed to form the basis for a sound understanding of financial management in health care. Funding arrangements in the Australian health care system, including economic principles and decision-making, and the implications of scarce resources, are outlined. Accrual...

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All CPD courses, CPD: online course, Members CPD offer

Welcome to the ‘Foundational Concepts in Nursing Leadership’ continuing professional development (CPD) module from the Australian College of Nursing! 

We are excited to present to you a free sample of our one-hour online CPD module, Foundational Concepts of Nursing Leadership

You...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study explores the position and role of women from sociological, psychological and political perspectives. By reviewing the issues concerning the position of women, feminism (including the historical and current views) and the discourses surrounding women’s health, the student will...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study is designed to optimise the student’s understanding of what it is like to age in today’s society. It provides an opportunity to critically evaluate attitudes, myths and stereotypes associated with ageing, giving students the opportunity to explore the challenges that an ageing...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study is designed to provide comprehensive coverage of specific and essential aspects of human resource management. Topics Ie managing people and employee relations, team building, performance management, recruitment and selection of staff, training and development. This unit of...

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CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is...

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All CPD courses, CPD: online course, Members CPD offer

This four-hour module has been developed for both enrolled and registered nurses to revise key aspects of infection prevention and control.

This module is interspersed with questions and activities followed by a quiz of 25 questions out of bank of 30 questions with a pass mark of 80% with...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

This short course will provide participants with the Infection Prevention and Control knowledge to implement appropriate strategies that support residents and staff in your residential care facility. This short course is conducted over one day and is...

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All CPD courses, CPD: online course, Members CPD offer

Welcome to the ‘Introduction to clinical mentoring, preceptorship and coaching’ continuing professional development (CPD) module from the Australian College of Nursing.

You can complete the module in one sitting, or you can exit and come back later and your place will be saved.

You...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that the content is subject to change without notice.

Who should attend?

This course is...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

In the health care system, nurses are ubiquitous and have both formal and informal leadership roles. Nurses are in a position to influence workplace culture, access and quality of health care provision.
Workplace culture can be intrinsically linked to leadership often with a ‘knock on’...

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CPD: short course

This highly interactive two day short course for early and mid-career nurses enables participants to build their confidence as leaders and further develop their leadership skills. Participants will have the opportunity to develop a leadership portfolio, which will form the basis of their...

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CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study is designed to facilitate the development of the nurses’ understanding of the medical imaging environment. Content covered within this unit of study includes imaging modalities, nursing responsibilities includes pre-procedure, during and post-procedure, safety, medications and...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that the program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study examines the historical, social, economic and cultural influences on men’s health. Themes explored include the epidemiology of men’s health and the historical events and cultural contexts that have shaped men and their roles in contemporary society. Students analyse popular...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

Changing behaviours that impact negatively on health is difficult for both client and health professionals alike. Behaviours such as smoking, overeating, drinking, or lack of exercise, result in preventable risk factors that can cause illness and death. Chronic illness poses a significant burden...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

Registered nurses play a pivotal role in assessing and managing patient's pain in all health care domains.

This webcast on Pain management will help you implement evidence-based practice in your clinical specialty.

This one-hour webcast aims to empower nurses to take responsibility...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that the program is subject to change.

... Read more

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

With the incidence of diabetes continuing to rise and the increasing complexity of self-management for those using insulin, the skill base of health providers in all areas of the health care system need to be considered. People with diabetes on insulin could be using a range of different...

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CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course will...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that the program is subject to change.

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study is designed to enhance the knowledge of nurses who care for infants, children and adolescents experiencing pain. The themes include pain physiology, types of pain including; acute, chronic, cancer, and procedural pain, and developmentally appropriate pain assessment. Pain...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

Palliative care for children remains a relatively small but integral part of the health care services. A child receiving the services of palliative care can require assistance with establishing links to various community organisations that can support them over years of a slowly declining...

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CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject
to change.

Who should attend?

This short course...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

“How people die remains in the memory of those who live on” Dame Cicely Saunders, Founder of the Modern Hospice Movement.

Nurses have a profound influence on how patients cope with terminal illness and maintain their sense of dignity. Many myths surround the role of palliative...

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CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

CPD: short course

About the CPD short courses

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

CPD: short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

All CPD courses, CPD: online course

This course is designed for ENs working in all clinical areas across a variety of health care facilities. It equips ENs with the knowledge underpinning the skills needed in order to render first-line emergency care of acutely ill patients in the clinical setting. This course aims to integrate...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the importance of infection prevention and control within the workplace. Students examine the issues related to legislation, quality, prevention, transmission and management of infections. Students will explore some of the specific...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study is designed for registered nurses as an introduction to quality management. The promotion and maintenance of quality is vital to all aspects of health care. Specific emphasis is given to the difficulties in managing quality in the Australian health care environment and to the...

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CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

All CPD courses, CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

... Read more
CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

There are many misconceptions about the term rehabilitation and understanding this is important to the future of rehabilitation services. The principles of rehabilitation are statements of intent for the delivery of rehabilitation and rehabilitation nursing services, yet their application in...

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All CPD courses

Course overview

If you have not practiced within the profession for a period of more than 5 years, but not exceeding 10 years then the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) may refer you to complete a return to the register course.

Our course is designed for Australian...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standard 4.1.1 outlines medication incidents are to be regularly monitored, reported and investigated. There is evidence available to show that medication related adverse events in the healthcare systems do not just happen, but can be traced to one...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

Social media is not a fad. It is a fundamental shift in how we see and interact with the world. It has been called the biggest change in our society since the industrial revolution. There are few that have not been affected by the power of social media. From marketing and news reporting to law...

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All CPD courses, CPD: online course

Would you know how to recognise risk factors in your patients?

In Australia, Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) events kill more people than breast cancer, road traffic accidents and HIV / AIDS combined. VTE is the most common cause of preventable deaths in hospitalised patients.

Nicola...

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All CPD courses, CPD: online course

This webcast will provide an overview of the International Guideline re management & treatment of pressure injuries with specific focus on pressure injuries on the patient’s heels.

Participants will be better able to:

Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study aims to expand the student’s undergraduate understanding of applied clinical physiology to that of an advanced level. This is achieved through the linking of complex theoretical concepts to clinical practice by utilisation of diverse clinical case scenarios. The students are...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study is designed for nurses working in a variety of settings such as general wards, specialist oncology and haematology units, outpatient departments, acute care, palliative care and the community. Content covers symptoms and complications experienced in advanced diseases,...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

This short course is designed for nurses seeking to review initiatives being implemented for the early recognition of the deteriorating patient. It will provide an overview of the importance of patient safety, as well as core skills in rapid assessment and early intervention to prevent...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

Older people have higher rates of chronic illness than any other age population and, subsequently, are more likely to be taking multiple medications. As a result, polypharmacy presents as a significant risk for elderly people and contributes to increased adverse events such as falls, confusion...

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CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is...

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

Delayed wound healing occurs in a variety of wound types and can be a significant health problem. In addition to the pain and suffering the patient goes through, failure of the wound to heal also results in social and financial burden.

This webinar will cover the basics of Vacuum Assisted...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that the program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

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CPD: recorded webcast/webinar

Nurses are always challenged with wounds that just won’t heal!

This webcast will help you implement evidence based practice in wound care management in your clinical area of practice.
 
This one-hour webinar aims to address and create awareness of one of the most important...

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Unit of Study, All CPD courses

This unit of study is designed to promote the development of advanced knowledge and skills in wound management. It revises the anatomy and physiology of the skin, examines the physiology of wound healing, wound assessment, principles of wound management and explores specific types of wounds and...

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CPD: short course

About the workshop

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is designed for...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours.* 

*Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short...

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All CPD courses, CPD: short course

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours.* 

*Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short...

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