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Health and Social Care


Medicines: A Brief Guide to Metformin

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Metformin

Understanding Diabetes

Metformin is the most common medicine given to people with Type 2 Diabetes. The clip gives a brief overview of how metformin works, and who it is suitable for.
Medicines: A Brief Guide to Gliptins and Other Incretin Therapies

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Gliptins and Other Incretin Therapies

Understanding Diabetes

This short clip looks at the different ways that incretin therapies are used to aid the breakdown of sugars in people with diabetes.
Medicines: A Brief Guide to Glitazones

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Glitazones

Understanding Diabetes

Glitazones help increase the insulin sensitivity in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. This short clip explains when and how glitazones are used to treat diabetes.
Medicines: How Insulin Works

Medicines: How Insulin Works

Understanding Diabetes

A short clip describing how insulin is used by cells for energy and what happens when it is not used correctly.
Management and Treatment of Diabetes

Management and Treatment of Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

The video introduces learners to the importance of weight and exercise in the management of diabetes. They will also learn about how medicines, blood glucose control, and HbA1c are used to treat diabetes.
Symptoms and Complications of Diabetes

Symptoms and Complications of Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

The video looks at the symptoms of diabetes, such as tiredness, weight loss and more frequent urination. It also looks at the long-term complications that can arise from diabetes.
Types of Diabetes

Types of Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

The short clip introduces learners to diabetes. They will learn about the different types of diabetes, and how they occur.
Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

Effective communication, which puts the patient in charge of care decisions, is vital to the operation of care services and facilities. Staff must be skilled in the critical basics of good communication in care settings. This film examines...Show More
Types of Behaviours of Concern

Types of Behaviours of Concern

Workers in community or health services will from time to time encounter people exhibiting behaviours of concern. This collection of short programmes outlines common examples of difficult and challenging behaviours as well as providing...Show More
Sensory Loss and Ageing

Sensory Loss and Ageing

The decline or total loss of any of the five senses has an enormous impact on an older person's independence and the quality of life they enjoy. This interview led programme outlines the difficulties and behaviours a carer may encounter as a...Show More
Medication Administration: Healthcare Essentials

Medication Administration: Healthcare Essentials

This program is comprised of 10 short programmes, each addressing practical techniques and protocols in the administering of medications. This includes essential requirements for preparing medications and clients, as well as dealing with...Show More
First Aid Techniques

First Aid Techniques

Anywhere in the community or in the home, emergencies can occur, which require the administration of first aid. This collection of video resources provides an overview of the main areas of first aid training, including: what to do in an...Show More
Care Values

Care Values

Care is often thought of as falling into two categories – health and social service provision. Health care is medically driven, while social service delivery is about providing people with the emotional, practical and sometimes economic support...Show More
Supporting People with Disabilities

Supporting People with Disabilities

Working with people with disabilities is challenging and highly rewarding. This interview led programme discusses: the complex issues facing people with disability; effective communication; supporting rights, interests and needs; supporting a...Show More
Meeting Individual Needs

Meeting Individual Needs

Providing health and care services to recipients has changed significantly in recent decades. Not only have technology and medical science progressed considerably, but approaches to service provision have also shifted. Today, the service user is...Show More
Case Management in Health Care

Case Management in Health Care

Case management is becoming a prominent and successful tool of modern healthcare. Putting the client firmly at the centre of a collaborative process, it can be mediated by doctors, social workers, nurses, and a range of vocationally qualified...Show More
Practitioner Roles

Practitioner Roles

To effectively deliver its products or services, any organisation must have certain fundamentals in place, including a positive and constructive organisational culture, a clear mission statement that effectively articulates its purpose and...Show More
Team Building For Nurses

Team Building For Nurses

Team nursing is founded on a philosophy that supports the achievement of goals through group action. Under the team nursing model, all members are encouraged to make suggestions and share ideas. Successful implementation of team nursing results...Show More
Infection Control in Health Care

Infection Control in Health Care

Infection control in a health care setting is a fundamental responsibility shared by all staff. This video resource will ensure that infection control is front of mind for every worker. It starts by outlining the four principles of infection...Show More
Health Risks to the World's Young

Health Risks to the World's Young

The ‘Convention on the Human Rights of Children’, which asserts the fundamental right of children to be free from discrimination and disadvantage, is the single most ratified human rights treaty in history. Yet to this day there are still many...Show More
Adult Health and Development

Adult Health and Development

The health of individuals and communities worldwide is affected by a complex combination of factors. Where we live, our environment, genetics, income, education level, and our personal relationships all influence our health. This insightful...Show More
Risk Management for Nurses

Risk Management for Nurses

Nursing, like any job, has its inherent risks. But in nursing, more than other fields, risks present themselves on a daily basis, and the impact of these risks can have serious consequences. It is critically important then for nurses to be aware...Show More
Communication Skills for Nurses

Communication Skills for Nurses

Health professionals have a responsibility to provide clear, concise and appropriate information to colleagues, patients and the wider community. This essential programme employs a dynamic combination of dramatised scenarios, real footage on...Show More
Patient Care: Plans and Pathways

Patient Care: Plans and Pathways

Like all health care professionals, nurses have many variables to consider when administering patient care, in order to deliver desirable and effective outcomes. This is equally true in community, hospitals, and aged care facilities. Care...Show More
Recognising Mental Illness in Patients

Recognising Mental Illness in Patients

One in five Australians will experience some form of mental illness in a given year. It is therefore crucial that all nurses working in a general hospital setting are familiar with the different types of mental illnesses in order to provide...Show More