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Ausmed Education

Ausmed Education is an Australian healthcare education provider. Founded in 1987 by a registered nurse, we exist to serve the belief that the health and lives of all people can be improved through the provision of high-quality healthcare education.

Ausmed focuses on enabling health professionals to learn in more effective and meaningful ways so that it improves care.

Regularly reviewed healthcare education and information

The Ausmed online learning platform contains a library of regularly updated healthcare education and information. Our content strives to set and maintain the highest educational standards across all their learning activities.

Ausmed educational design is built on some core principles:

  1. The educational need of our learning activities must be validated by a professional practice gap in knowledge, skill or practice, or opportunity to strengthen practice.
  2. The content of our educational activities is developed and regularly reviewed based on the best available, current evidence to foster the achievement of desired learning outcomes.
  3. Strategies to promote the transfer of learning and actively engage learners are incorporated into our educational activities and their format of delivery.
  4. Learning activities are designed and written by qualified healthcare professionals and are reviewed by the Ausmed Editorial Team prior to publishing.

Our online learning platform is entirely free from any external commercial biases or conflicts of interest and third-party advertising.

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Last reviewed: December 2021

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What is Depression / Major Depressive Disorder? | Ausmed

It’s human nature to feel down in the dumps, on occasion. Depression, however, is a diagnosable medical condition that presents in feelings of intense sadness, negativity and low-mood, lasting for a long period of time.

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Diabetic Coma - Symptoms and Causes | Ausmed

Very low or very high blood glucose levels are primary causes of diabetic coma occurring in people with diabetes. There are 3 types of diabetic coma: diabetic ketoacidosis coma; hyperosmolar coma and hypoglycaemic coma. Diabetic coma is regarded as a medical emergency requiring immediate treatment.

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The Cervical Screening Test (Pap Smear Replacement) | Ausmed

The cervical screening test is a safe, quick test carried out by a health professional. The test is a simple procedure to check the health of a person’s cervix, it is expected to protect up to 30% more people than the pap smear was able to.

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Ausmed | Online CPD Education + Personal Portfolio

Ausmed – Greater Knowledge, Greater Care. Start a subscription now to access 1,000+ evidence-based resources and personal portfolio in our all-in-one platform.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) | Ausmed

When you think of winter, you may at first associate it with the flu, colds or respiratory complications such as pneumonia. However, in the cooler months, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) may be often overlooked as a simple case of the 'winter blues'.

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Pain Management | Online Course | Ausmed

This pain management course will provide an overview of the pathophysiology, types and signs and symptoms of pain, as well as what factors can influence pain, how to assess pain, and how pain differs in older adults and those with cognitive impairment.

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Hyperglycaemia: A Diabetes Emergency | Ausmed

Hyperglycaemia can evolve into medical emergencies that require urgent assessment and management to reduce preventable morbidity. They may present as the first indication of diabetes in undiagnosed people, or as a crisis for those with known diabetes. Therefore, prompt treatment of hyperglycaemia is essential.

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Explained | Ausmed

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the term given to a specific set of reactions and health complications that follow the experience of an event that threatened a person’s life or safety, or the safety of those around them.

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Paediatric Urinary Incontinence: A Quick Guide | Ausmed

Paediatric urinary incontinence refers to the inability of a child to control their bladder, which results in wetting. Urinary incontinence can have a significant negative impact on a child’s psychosocial wellbeing and affect their day-to-day life. Fortunately, there are many treatment options available.

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Alien Hand Syndrome | Ausmed

How would you feel if one of your hands began to move and perform actions on its own, and you were completely unable to control it? It would surely be a highly distressing and frustrating experience. As bizarre as it sounds, this condition, known as alien hand syndrome, is a very real and disabling, albeit rare, complication of certain neurological pathologies. So, what exactly is this phenomenon and why does it occur?

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