The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) today told the Senate Community Affairs References Committee that the pursuit of profit must not be allowed to put our vulnerable elderly at increased risk. Providing evidence to the Committee’s inquiry on ‘Effectiveness of the aged care quality assessment and accreditation framework for protecting residents from abuse and poor…
On behalf of the Australian College of Nursing (ACN), Ageing Policy Chapter Chair Professor Deborah Parker MACN, presented evidence to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety in Adelaide yesterday. The primary recommendations from ACN’s submission to the Royal Commission include calling for: Unlicensed health care workers (however titled) to be regulated A…
The purpose of this unit of study is to build on and consolidate knowledge achieved in the pre-requisite unit of study Applied neonatal physiology (071). Students are challenged to consider issues specifically related to assessment, growth and normal development of the neonate.
This four-hour module has been developed for both enrolled and registered nurses to revise key aspects of infection prevention and control.
by ACN Policy team ACN is committed to representing the knowledge and expertise of our membership in policy development throughout the Australian health and aged care system. In this series we want to share what ACN is doing in the policy space with our Fellows, Members and health care community and how your contributions shape…
This face to face course is a condensed wound management course which examines those wound types most commonly cared for by Registered & Enrolled Nurses.
This seminar will benefit Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and Cert IV qualified nurse assistants who care for older people.
This face to face case study based workshop is designed as an extension of the Wound Management Update. While it is recommended that you complete the Wound Management Update to gain the most out of the session, it is not a requirement. Any registered nurse or enrolled nurses who is engaged in providing wound care to their patients or residents will find this insightful workshop beneficial.
This face to face course is designed for registered nurses and enrolled nurses who are engaged in providing wound care to their patients or residents. The content is appropriate for the settings of acute care, community and general practice nursing, and aged care.
This unit of study is designed for registered nurses with a specific interest in, or who work with, clients who have dementia.