Nursing Australia: Ep11. The wheels fall off

In this episode of Nursing Australia, hosted by Matthew St Ledger, we hear:


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The wheels fall off Australia’s COVID vaccine rollout; a second AstraZeneca clotting case reported in Australia; Johnson & Johnson vaccine clotting concerns in the US and COVID vaccines for kids and pet in the pipeline.

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Segment 1

COVID Vax rollout expert panel Q&A

APNA has been hosting a series of COVID webinars to keep nurses up-to-date on the vaccine rollout and have been receiving literally thousands of questions via APNA nurse support line.

In past webinars we’ve had Q&A at the end of each session, but members have been calling for more. So in the most recent webinar we assembled an expert panel to answer any of your unanswered questions. We were joined by Prof. Robert Booy (U. Syd) Dr. Ketaki Sharma, Karen Booth, Suzanne Blackeby & Bec Cox.

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We want to hear your COVID vaccine rollout stories
Are you working on the COVID vaccine rollout and want to give your perspective? We are searching for APNA members that are interested in being interviewed on APNA’s Nursing Australia podcast and in other media. Click here to get in contact:

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Segment 2

Digital Health: The Nurse Transformers Project 

APNA has partnered with the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) to transform how we use digital health in practice. This exciting initiative is about embracing technology head-on and bringing our nursing colleagues along for the ride. Together we can ensure digital platforms like My Health Record are utilized to their full extent.

Meet two of APNA's Nurse Transformers Tammy & Mary-Ann and find out how they are creating Nurse digital champions.

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Nurse wellness with Steve Fearns: Tips for being an effective communicator and acing presentations  

As healthcare professionals great communication really is paramount. On the daily we present to colleagues, patients and those around us. Leadership Consultant Steve Fearns dropped by the APNA office armed with a few tips on become an effective communicator and acing presentations.

Steve Fearns Leadership Consultant:

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