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Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

A short version of the Learning Centre - Video Learning Activity entitled Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus - An Overview. This Video Learning Activity (VLA) will discuss the prevalence and impact of type 2 diabetes.
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Childhood Rashes: Common Infectious Conditions

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This Video Learning Activity is the second in a series of practical educational activities on Childhood Rashes. It has been designed to assist registered nurses and midwives to recognise and manage infants and children presenting with common infectious diseases which manifest in skin rashes.

Topics include:

  • Different types of rashes and lesions
  • Care of the child with Chickenpox and other infectious conditions
  • Complications which can occur with common infectious conditions
  • Viral rashes
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Assessment of Sick Infant or Child 1: General / Weight

Assessment of Sick Infant or Child 1: General / Weight | Nursing Education - Video Learning Activities | Scoop.it

This is the first of a series of four Video Learning Activities (VLA) that will update registered nurses and midwives on how to correctly assess a sick infant or child.

The focus of this educational activity is the holistic assessment and appraisal of an infant or child. The presenter will emphasise the need to work alongside parents and / or caregivers, when carrying out the assessment. The importance of prioritising assessments, as well as, teaching how to assess the weight of a child in an emergency situation, is included in this informative activity.

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Assessment of a Sick Infant or Child 3: Neurological, Ear, Nose and Throat and Abdominal Assessment

Assessment of a Sick Infant or Child 3: Neurological, Ear, Nose and Throat and Abdominal Assessment | Nursing Education - Video Learning Activities | Scoop.it

This Video Learning Activity (VLA) reviews the assessment of an infant or child for neurological, ear nose and throat (ENT) and abdominal diseases. Neurological, ENT and abdominal indicators are markedly different in infants and children than in adults. Paediatric Nurse Educator, Gerry Silk, explains how to properly assess infants and children with neurological, ear nose and throat and abdominal symptoms. Gerry will also demonstrate how to adapt such tools as the AVPU (Alert, Verbal, [do they respond to voice?] Pain, Unresponsive) and Glasgow Coma Response Scale to infants and small children with limited verbal skills.

This educational program will give you an understanding of how neurological, ear nose and throat and abdominal disorders can present. You will also identify which disorders and diseases have more grave implications for younger patients than for adults. The information provided in this VLA will allow you to make appropriate clinical decisions in the treatment of young patients in neurological, ENT or abdominal distress.

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This is the second video that I have watched so far with this presenter. I think she speaks so well in a way that can be clearly focused on by the nurse watching this.
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Childhood Rashes: Overview and Assessment

Childhood Rashes: Overview and Assessment | Nursing Education - Video Learning Activities | Scoop.it

This Video Learning Activity (VLA) is the first in the series of practical educational activities to assist registered nurses and midwives to correctly assess and manage infants and children presenting with rashes. It also focuses on identifying and documenting common rashes.

This learning activity includes:

  • General assessment, examining rashes and questions to ask
  • Isolation decisions
  • Describing characteristics of the rash and relevant terminology
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Childhood Rashes: Meningococcal Disease

Childhood Rashes: Meningococcal Disease | Nursing Education - Video Learning Activities | Scoop.it

This Video Learning Activity (VLA) is the third in a series of practical educational activities on childhood rashes. It has been designed to assist registered nurses and midwives in recognising and managing infants and children presenting with infectious diseases that manifest in skin rashes.

Topics include:

  • Aetiology and epidemiology
  • Common signs and symptoms
  • Case studies
  • Investigations
  • Medical treatment
  • Prevention
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Assessment of a Sick Infant & Child 2: Respiratory and Cardiac Assessment

Assessment of a Sick Infant & Child 2: Respiratory and Cardiac Assessment | Nursing Education - Video Learning Activities | Scoop.it

When looking for symptoms of disease or illness, there is one important premise: “a child is not just a little adult.” As a nurse, you must keep this in mind when assessing an infant or child for any illness. In this learning activity, Paediatric Nurse Educator, Gerry Silk will explain how respiratory and cardiac disease present in our youngest patients. The use and interpretation of diagnostic standards, protocols and even equipment can vary depending on the age of the child. Nurses must apply the correct procedures and standards in order to get an accurate assessment.

In this Video Learning Activity (VLA), Gerry reviews the different indicators for common and serious respiratory and cardiac illnesses in infants and children. Included in her discussion, are explanations on the proper use of diagnostic equipment and tests. This educational activity will help you understand how such indicators, such as, skin turgor, colour, temperature, and blood pressure differ, not only between children and adult patients, but also between paedatric patients of varying ages. When applied in clinical practice, this learning activity can help you perform an effective assessment of infants and children with respiratory and cardiac illnesses.

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Assessment of a Sick Infant or Child 4: Genitourinary, Integumentary and Pain Assessment

Assessment of a Sick Infant or Child 4: Genitourinary, Integumentary and Pain Assessment | Nursing Education - Video Learning Activities | Scoop.it

This Video Learning Activity (VLA) will refresh your knowledge of how to assess a child for pain. Nurses will learn how to interpret manifestations of pain in infants and children. As well, skin appearance, renal function, and other assessment scales relating to paediatric care will be reviewed.

Paediatric Nurse Educator, Gerry Silk demonstrates how to accurately assess children for pain according to their verbal and cognitive stage of development.

This Video Learning Activity (VLA) also reviews the assessment of the genitourinary and integumentary systems of an infant or child. It reveals how the rate of renal and pelvic development of infants and children, can result in a higher risk for certain injuries and diseases. Gerry then reviews a range of genitourinary disorders, revealing how symptoms might present differently depending upon the age of the child. This learning activity also considers how special criteria must be adopted when conducting a genitourinary assessment on infants or children.

Nurses will also learn about assessment of the integumentary system. This includes what to look for, when deciding whether skin is healthy or not, and what symptoms may indicate underlying, serious pathologies.

Upon completion of this Video Learning Activity (VLA), nurses will also understand which verbal and nonverbal cues relate to a range of assessment criteria.

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