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Below is a list of our latest blog posts, enjoy!

Date Posted: 28 March 2017  

While a contested subject, the concept of different learning modalities divided along visual, auditory and kinaesthetic learning has capture educators’ imaginations.


Date Posted: 24 February 2017  

The seconds and minutes after a life-threatening incident occurs are the most crucial, so ensuring that there’s always someone with a basic level of medical knowledge on-hand can mean the difference between a full recovery, and potential death or lifelong


Date Posted: 24 February 2017  

Google Glass and Pokémon Go may have been passing fads, but they represent the tip of a very large and potentially extremely disruptive iceberg.


Date Posted: 19 January 2017  

In an increasingly technologically complicated world, it has never been more important to provide children of all ages with a comprehensive science education.

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Date Posted: 19 January 2017  

In our last blog, we examined the problems facing science education in Australia’s primary and secondary schools and proposed some potential policy solutions.

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Date Posted: 31 December 2016  

Ensuring that you have the correct stethoscope for the circumstances is critical to proper auscultation.


Date Posted: 31 December 2016  

Last month, we discussed some of the disappointing findings of the 2016 CSIRO Healthy Diet Score report, and offered some reasoning as to why Australia’s diet scored so poorly in overall nutrition.


Author: Admin   Date Posted: 30 November 2016  

An analysis published in The Lancet has given some encouragement to Australian public health officials, but has also identified a number of potential areas for improvement.


Author: Admin   Date Posted: 30 November 2016  

The publication of the 2016 CSIRO Healthy Diet Score report confirms what many of the nation’s dieticians, general practitioners, endocrinologists and other physicians already knew;


Author: Admin   Date Posted: 2 November 2016  

History is full of examples showing just how wrong the people most confident in their predictions of the future can be.


Date Posted: 10 October 2016  

Patients have never had greater access to medical data. For centuries, doctors have been used to consulting with people who have either no or minimal knowledge about their personal health and anatomy.

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Date Posted: 14 September 2016  

Simulation is a widely applied technique developed to serve the purposes of practice and learning to many different trainees and disciplines.

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Date Posted: 6 September 2016  

The birth of a child is one of the most significant events in the life of the mother. While many women prefer to prepare for the experience by consulting friends and family members, others choose to attend antenatal education programs.

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Date Posted: 28 June 2016  

With Australia’s ageing population only set to grow, it’s crucial that our society meet the rising demand for informal carers.

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Date Posted: 9 June 2016  

One of the key roles of any medical professional is educating. As a class of people with privileged information, their ability to succinctly and accurately explain a condition in an accessible way is crucial.

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Date Posted: 4 May 2016  

As the sophistication and realistic nature of patient manikins continues to grow, so too does its promising potential for the future of the medical community.

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Date Posted: 2 May 2016  

The growing sophistication and accessibility of 3D printing as a manufacturing process has offered an enormous number of advantages to the healthcare industry.

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Date Posted: 28 April 2016  

Efficient on-the-job recall is especially important in medical fields, where students will need to make informed decisions quickly, to the benefit of their patients.

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Date Posted: 9 July 2015  

Using food replica models can help nutritionists teach their clients proper serving size, allowing them to eat appropriate portions and become more healthy.

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Date Posted: 30 June 2015  

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