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Ausmed Education

Ausmed Education is an Australian health professional education and technology company. Founded in 1987, they believe that education improves the health and lives of all people. They focus on enabling health professionals to learn in more effective and meaningful ways.

Ausmed's talented group of health professionals, educators and software engineers work together to create amazing learning experiences and software for the healthcare community.

Open Access CPD Resources

Ausmed believes in creating engaging and practical learning experiences underpinned with the latest evidence, and open-access continuing professional development (CPD) resources for all healthcare workers (nurses, midwives, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, care workers etc.).

The Ausmed platform contains a library of regularly-updated health information and education, alongside the easy-to-use Ausmed CPD documentation tool for recording your learning.

Ausmed resources are:

  1. developed using a Standards framework
  2. highly evaluated for their quality
  3. on a broad range of topics
  4. regularly reviewed

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Last reviewed: October 2019

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Different Types of Strokes | Ausmed

Stroke symptoms may be mobility difficulties and hemiplegia, swallowing problems, or being unable to speak and communicate. There are different types of stroke, thus different symptoms. It is important to know exactly what type of stroke your patient has had in order to predict the these symptoms.

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Chest Pain Assessment: When Your Patient Has Chest Pain

One of the most important skills available to the healthcare worker in this situation is the ability to perform an accurate pain assessment. This is particularly the case when a patient is experiencing chest pain, as it will help to determine whether the pain is cardiac in nature.

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Teenage Pregnancy Support (for Carers and Midwives) | Ausmed

Teenage pregnancy, whether planned or not, can be a time of great vulnerability and it’s essential that accessible and relevant support networks are in place. Complications during pregnancy and birth result in the second largest cause of death in 15 - 19-year-old females, globally.

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Traumatic Brain Injuries | Ausmed

Brain injuries are common in Australia. Over 700,000 people have sustained a brain injury that restricts their normal daily activities to some extent. Even more concerning, is three quarters of these people are under 65 years of age, and two thirds acquired their brain injury before 25 years of age.

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Treating Urinary Tract Infections Without Antibiotics?

Nearly one in two women and one in twenty men will suffer a urinary tract infection (UTI) in their lifetime (Kidney Health Australia 2016). Frequent use of antibiotics to (treat a UTI) has led to an increase in antibiotic-resistant organisms and bacteria, which are now gaining the upper hand.

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Mosquito-Borne Disease Prevention | Ausmed

Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus are two species of mosquitoes that are of concern as they have the potential to spread viral infections including Zika virus, yellow fever, dengue, Murray Valley encephalitis, Barmah Forest virus, Ross River virus, and chikungunya (Weeratunga et al. 2017).

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Preoperative Education | Ausmed

Providing education to patients and their families is one of the most important aspects of nursing care. This can be education about practically anything but most commonly; pain management, bowel management, physical restrictions, medication side effects… the list goes on.

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Falls Prevention | Ausmed

According to the World Health Organisation, falls, and the injuries they cause, are major public health problems. Not only because falls lead to around 20-30% of mild to severe injuries, but also because more than 50% of hospitalisations from falls are among people aged 65 years and older (2007).

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Congestive Heart Failure – Common Reasons for CHF

Congestive heart failure is not a disease; rather it’s a cascade of events and ill-conceived compensatory efforts made by the body in an attempt to maintain an adequate ejection of blood from the left ventricle. The heart is doing its best… but in the long run, it’s making a bad job worse.

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Medicine Interactions | Ausmed

A measurable modification (in magnitude and/or duration) of the action of one medicine, by prior or concomitant administration of another substance, including: prescription, non-prescription medicines (including complementary medicines), food, alcohol, cigarette smoking or diagnostic tests.

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