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November 15, 2018

Moral Distress: Responding with Education

Moral distress has been described as: “One or more deleterious self-directed feelings that arise in response to a nurse’s perceived participation in a patient care situation that the nurse believes to be morally undesirable” (Stokes, 2017). When patient care situations or practice standards become barriers that prevent a rural nurse
November 13, 2018

The Nurse as Mentor and Role Model

“Be a role model because you can and because you care” (Anonymous). Remember back to your nurse training or your first job. Who was the nurse who took time to educate and guide you through your first weeks? Talked you through all of those tacit skills and clinical hurdles that
November 08, 2018

How to Write Learning Goals – 10 Tips for Nurses, Midwives and Other Health Professionals

According to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s (NMBA) 2016 Guidelines for continuing professional development: “You will get most benefit from your CPD activities by planning your learning goals and the activities to meet these goals, completing your CPD and then recording reflections on your learning” (NMBA, 2016). All
November 08, 2018

Care to Learn Podcast Episode 8: Steve Pitman

In this episode of the Care to Learn Podcast, we sit down with Steve Pitman, an incredibly experienced palliative care nurse. Steve speaks beautifully about his guiding nursing and education principles, emphasising the importance of understanding the unique context of each individual for whom we care… Click here to listen
November 06, 2018

Creating a Learning Culture in Your Organisation

Developing a learning culture and providing a work place that sustains it must be a high priority for healthcare organisations. Having a well-developed and well-supported learning culture within an organisation will result in improved staff engagement, reduced staff turnover and better patient outcomes. Our patients deserve the highest standard of