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Clinical Decision Making

Clinical decision making requires good quality judgment including critical thinking

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Paid Careworkers In The Home

When someone is being cared for at home there can be a lot of people involved. Sometimes paid care workers will also come in to provide support.

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Nurses

The Nurses Hub brings together evidence based palliative care information and quality resources to help nurses find relevant information quickly and easily.

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Mental health nurse

Trusted information about mental health nurses, including what a mental health nurse is, what a mental health nurse does, where a mental health nurse works and how a mental health nurse can help me from leading Australian health organisations.

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Cancer Nurse Coordination Service

The Cancer Nurse Coordination Service is a team of specialist nurses located in both metropolitan Perth and rural regions of Western Australia.

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Nursing strike- breastfeeding refusal

A nursing strike refers to a babys refusal to breastfeed and usually occurs after breastfeeding is well established. When breast milk is rejected it can be distressing for both mother and baby, but with patience and professional advice breastfeeding problems like a nursing strike can be dealt with.

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Professional Standards Committee decisions

Professional Standards Committee hearings are conducted by the Medical Council of NSW and the Nursing and Midwifery Council of NSW are generally held in public.

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Palliative care in RAC

High care facilities (nursing homes) will be able to provide for the palliative care needs of their residents. Most "ageing in place low care facilities (hostels) will do as well. High care facilities have registered and enrolled nurses to provide skilled nursing care at all times.

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Professional Standards Committee decisions

Professional Standards Committee hearings are conducted by the Medical Council of NSW and the Nursing and Midwifery Council of NSW are generally held in public. Published decisions of the Medical Professional Standards Committees from 1 October 2008 onwards are available on the website of the Medical Council of NSW's website.

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Care Planning

Professional standards for nurses stipulate that all nursing care is based on thorough assessment of needs and is evidence-based. This is particularly important when providing care for residents approaching the end of their lives.

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