Nursing & midwifery

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Nursing in rural India

Sunday 31 Aug 2014

A work placement in rural India has given a CSU nursing student a unique opportunity to reflect on how health care in a developing nation compares to practice in Australia.

Opening new learning about ageing

Wednesday 11 Jun 2014

Ahead of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this month, one Charles Sturt University (CSU) nursing academic is doing her bit to improve the quality of aged care in Australia by changing student attitudes to aged care.

A rural and regional backdrop to healthy ageing

Sunday 25 May 2014

Healthy ageing in rural and regional Australia is the focus of a workshop being organised by Charles Sturt University (CSU) as part of its 2014 Explorations Series.

National student learning award for aged care advocate

Thursday 22 Aug 2013

A passionate long time advocate for improvements in residential aged care in Australia has been named as one of the CSU recipients of national awards for outstanding student learning.

Australian midwifery students give to women in Africa

Thursday 25 Jul 2013
As if it wasn’t enough to spend six straight days away from home and work studying for postgraduate qualifications, a group of midwifery students at CSU have donated money to help women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Nutritional neglect and dehydration found in aged care

Friday 24 May 2013
A picture of lonely dining experiences with poor quality and inadequate food has emerged in CSU research centred on nutrition and hydration in Australian residential aged care.

CSU experts discuss Federal Budget

Monday 13 May 2013
A looming election, a $17 billion dollar shortfall in revenue, and education reforms and a disability insurance scheme to fund, has set the scene for the federal Budget on Tuesday 14 May. CSU has experts who can provide analysis.

CSU opens new doors for nurses

Wednesday 10 Apr 2013
CSU will offer registered nurses two new ways to advance their knowledge with the Master of Nursing (with specialisations) and the Master of Clinical Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) courses to begin in 2014.

National Dementia Awareness Week: CSU experts

Friday 21 Sep 2012
During National Dementia Awareness Week (21 to 28 September) CSU researchers will be available to talk about their efforts to better understand the condition and improve the quality of life of the many affected.

Aged care reform doesn't go far enough

Friday 20 Apr 2012
A CSU researcher and advocate for quality aged care has welcomed the Federal Government overhaul of the sector but says more needs to be done to improve the standard of care.

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