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Available Courses – Alphabetical

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Please complete all sections of the application form and submit prior to the closing date. Incomplete forms will be returned.


Please ensure your application is emailed to NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

All applicants will receive an automated email reply confirming we have received your application.
Further booking details will be emailed to you once your application has been processed by a member of the Nursing Education Admin Team.
If you have not received an email confirming you are booked into the course,  your application form has not been received.


Prior to submitting your application, please ensure your application has been approved by your Manager (if attending in work time).

Advanced Life Support Level 1 (ALS1) CALHN - 1 day course (TQEH/RAH Campus)

Advanced Life Support Level 1 (ALS1) CALHN - 1 day course (TQEH/RAH Campus)

This 1 day course designed to give the candidate the skills for managing a cardiac arrest or other medical emergencies in a clinical setting. The course covers recognition of the critically ill patient, airway management, resuscitation procedures, defibrillation and basic drug therapy. 

The objectives of the ARC Advanced Life Support Level 1: ALS1/ILS Course are to train health care personnel:

  • to manage patients in the immediate periods of crisis aiming to prevent deterioration and cardiopulmonary arrest
  • in common causes and strategies for the prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest, and the ABCDE approach
  • in initial resuscitation and defibrillation (manual and / or AED) and simple airway management
  • to manage patients in cardiopulmonary arrest until arrival of the resuscitation team or expert help
  • to participate as members of the resuscitation team

Please note all courses are held in the Nursing Education Centre at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital & Royal Adelaide Hospital


Approval has been received from The Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) to recommence the ALS1 courses with the following stipulations:

 ·         Social distancing and Hand Hygiene to be maintained throughout the course.

 ·         up to 12 applicants to participate in each course.

Dates

October 2020

Friday, 2 October 2020 (RAH) COURSE FULL

Friday, 9 October 2020 (RAH) - COURSE FULL

Monday, 12 October 2020 (TQEH) - COURSE FULL

November 2020

Thursday, 5 November 2020 (RAH) - COURSE FULL

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 (TQEH) - COURSE FULL

Monday, 30 November 2020 (RAH)

December 2020

Wednesday, 2 December 2020 (TQEH) 


PLEASE NOTE:

Due to limited places, priority will be given to staff members for whom ALS1 accreditation is a mandatory requirement.

Acknowledgement of application is not confirmation of a place.

For further information contact:  David.cunningham@sa.gov.au


Cost

Central Adelaide Local Health Network Employee  $77.00
SA Health Employee  $150.00
Full fee paying Applicant   $400.00

Cancellation Policy

  • A minimum of 2 weeks’ notice is required to reschedule or cancel. Consideration of extenuating circumstances will be at the discretion of the Course Director & the Nursing Director, CALHN Nursing Education.
  • Full payment is required in advance of the course.
  • The Certificate and ARC ALS1-ILS Provider Card will be withheld until course fee is paid in full.
  • The Candidate having applied for & being confirmed into a course, gives less than two weeks’ notice or fails to attend will have the total (100%) course fee withheld.
  • If a course is cancelled and the course manual is not returned within two weeks a $50 manual replacement fee applies.

 

CALHN & SA Health employees click here to apply

All other applicants click here to apply

Please return your application to the Royal Adelaide Hospital, CALHN Nursing Education, 5D390

 

Annual Update Day

Program Outline

The Annual Update Day is primarily aimed at Nursing Staff whom work as a casual, weekends only, permanent night duty, return-to-work and staff in areas who do not have access to traditional ‘double-staff’ time.

For nursing staff returning to work that require stand-alone EMR Sunrise Nursing Training a separate study day is offered. 
Please refer to Sunrise EMR standalone Nursing Training .

Content Covered:

National Standards Update

Current CALHN strategies that affect nursing practice, including but not limited to:

Reduction of Hospital Acquired Complications

Reduction of Length of Stay

Consumer Escalation

BPSO Best Practice Guidelines

Clinical Skills Refresher

Manual Handling Practical

Basic Life Support Practical

Course Pre-Requisites:

Please ensure you have updated the modules listed within the last 12 months prior to attending the workshop.

They can be accessed on Learning Central (Refer to Learning Central for additional CALHN Mandatory Learning)

1. Medication Safety 
https://lms.learningcentral.org.au/totara/program/view.php?id=13

2. Fire & Emergency Safety
https://lms.learningcentral.org.au/totara/program/view.php?id=8

3. Manual Tasks Theory
https://lms.learningcentral.org.au/totara/program/view.php?id=11

4. Basic Life Support Theory
https://lms.learningcentral.org.au/course/view.php?id=416

5. Introduction to Challenging Behaviours
https://lms.learningcentral.org.au/course/view.php?id=369&section=0

Open to all Nursing Staff across CALHN

2020 DATES (0800hrs to 1500hrs)

Wednesday 21st October - RAH - Applications close 12.10.2020

Monday 2nd November - TQEH - Applications close 19.10.2020

Monday 23rd November - RAH - Applications close 09.11.2020

Friday 11th December - TQEH - Applications close 23.11.2020

Application form

Return completed registration form to: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

Incomplete forms will be returned to the applicant and bookings will not be processed until the form is complete. 

 

For more information please contact:

Ann McPhedran - Nurse Educator

Ann.McPhedran@sa.gov.au

Ph: 8222 7224 I  Pager: 47671

 

Applied Clinical Governance

THIS IS A REPEAT OF THE WORKSHOP RUN IN AUGUST.

One Day Workshop
Associate Professor Christine Dennis
College of Business, Government and Law, Flinders University


Suitable Applicants

Open to Nurse Unit Managers,  Nurse Managers, Associate Nurse Unit Managers & Clinical Nurse employed within Central Adelaide Local Health Network in the first instance.

Clinical Governance is a framework through which healthcare organisations are accountable for continuously improving the quality of their services and safe-guarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish.

Clinical governance is an integrated component of the corporate governance of healthcare services. This workshop will also help the participant to understand how clinical and corporate governance are intrinsically linked.


Key Elements:

• Understand the origin and role of Clinical Governance including the Governing Bodies responsible for Clinical Governance in Australia

• Understand roles and responsibilities at organisation level and the alignment of Clinical Governance to strategic objectives and organisational values

• Patient safety, risk and quality systems

• Clinical performance and effectiveness

• Accreditation

The workshop will be delivered over 6 hours and will require the completion of a short pre-workshop reading.


Associate Professor Christine Dennis

Christine initially trained as a Registered Nurse / Registered Midwife in South Australia and has since had over 40 years’ experience in the Australian health system. Over the past 15 years, this experience has been in senior management / leadership roles in South Australia, Northern Territory and, prior to joining Flinders University, as CEO of the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) and ACHS International.

Christine is a founding member of the International Academy of Quality and Safety in Healthcare (IAQS), the Chief Examiner (Fellowship) for the Australasian College of Health Service Management, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and academically has a Master in Health Service Management and a Doctor of Business Administration.

Christine currently teaches in Adelaide, Singapore and China in the areas of Safety and Quality, Corporate Communication and, Health and Aged Care Systems.


Click here for Program


Date
29th October 2020  at Royal Adelaide Hospital (0900 - 1600)

APPLICATIONS CLOSED COURSE FULLY BOOKED.








Assistant in Nursing (AiN) Debrief

Open to all CALHN Assistants in Nursing (AiN) on a monthly and alternate between the two sites, RAH & TQEH.

 

They are informal catch ups to meet with the Co-ordinator and a Level 2 Clinical Support Nurse

 

-         Ask questions or seek clarification

-         Opportunity to network and debrief with each other

-         Discuss your experiences in a confidential environment

-         In-services as required on any changes within CAHLN 

-         Refreshments (tea/coffee/biscuits) supplied


2020 Dates:

DATE

VENUE

TIME

Wednesday 29th January 2020

TQEH – 5A Conference Room

14:30 – 15:30

Tuesday 4th February 2020

RAH – 5D381 Debrief Room

14:30 – 15:30

Wednesday 4th March 2020

TQEH – 5A Conference Room

14:30 – 15:30

Tuesday 7th April 2020

RAH – 5D381 Debrief Room

14:30 – 15:30

Thursday 7th May 2020

TQEH – 5A Conference Room

14:30 – 15:30

Tuesday 2nd June 2020

RAH – 5D365 Bench Laboratory

14:30 – 15:30

Tuesday 7th July 2020

TQEH – 5A Conference Room

14:30 – 15:30

Wednesday 12th August 2020

RAH – 5D381 Debrief Room

14:30 – 15:30

Wednesday 2nd September 2020

TQEH – 5A Conference Room

14:30 – 15:30

Tuesday 6th October 2020

RAH – 5D381 Debrief Room

14:30 – 15:30

Tuesday 3rd November 2020

TQEH – 5A Conference Room

14:30 – 15:30



For more information please contact:

Jenna Georgacopoulos
Nurse Educator 
Jenna.Georgacopoulos@sa.gov.au
Pager 6811


Basic Life Support Practical Assessment - Glenside Campus

Basic Life Support Practical Assessment - Glenside Campus

here is no theoretical presentation at this assessment.  This program is practical assessment only.  All staff are required to complete the theoretical component via the CALHN Learning Management System prior to attendance.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the workshop participants will have an increased awareness of:

  • the DRSABCD sequence and be able to demonstrate competency in basic life support
  • when and why the use of an automated external defibrillator is vital for basic life support and have the skills to utilise the equipment
  • WHS issues related to safety of all concerned parties in basic life support situations.

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

This program is limited to CALHN Adult Mental Health Service employees only.

This program is not a walk in service.  Applications must be made and submitted with discipline senior approval.  All applicants will be emailed a confirmation of registration and prior to the session date a further email will be sent identifying a a 1/2 hour timeslot to attend.

Assessment

Assessment via both verbal and practical demonstrations required.  Assessment must be successfully completed to meet the satisfaction of CALHN requirements. CALHN does not endorse use of this skill set outside of their employment.

Dates

(all 1300-1530)

21.11.19


Click here to apply

 

Basic Life Support Practical Sessions Modified

 

Please ensure completion of online Basic Life Support (BLS) theory module prior to attendance https://lms.learningcentral.org.au/course/view.php?id=383

Maximum of 8 participants per session (non-negotiable) alternative dates will be offered if overbooking occurs

RAH based practical sessions will run TUESDAY afternoons

TQEH based practical sessions will run THURSDAY afternoons

Session 1:  1330-1430

Session 2:  1430-1530


DATES


September

Tuesdays RAH: Room 5D363 Clinical Skills Lab

 22nd (session 1 fully booked)


Thursdays TQEH: level 2 Room B (wet area)

17th


October

Tuesdays RAH: Room 5D363 Clinical Skills Lab

6th (session 1 fully booked)

13th (session 1 fully booked)


Thursdays TQEH: level 2 Room B (wet area)

1st, 15th, 22nd


Booking Process:
Please email: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au stating

Name:

Payroll Number:                                    

Date & Session (1 or 2):

Site/Ward:                                                      

Program: eg:surgery 1

Position & Classification (RN / EN etc.):


Contact Number: (to receive sms reminder)



For More Information Please Contact

CALHN Nursing Education

Email: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au










Brain Injury Rehabilitation 2 Day Workshop (Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre)

Workshop aim 

  • Provide staff with clinical information on Brain Injuries
  • Rehabilitation goal setting for Brain Injury patients
  • Acknowledge the psychosocial aspects of Brain Injury patients
  • Understanding of Post traumatic Amnesia
  • Manage Challenging Behaviours of the patient who has a Brain Injury
  • Patient and family centred care approach for Brain injury patients
  • Complex discharge issues and how to manage them

 

Eligibility /Entry Requirements

Registered and Enrolled Nurses interested in becoming a Brain Injury Rehabilitation Nurse within their ward area.


Course Prerequisites

Challenging Behaviours module(learning central)


Dates

Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st of November 2019 (2 day workshop)

Applications close - 04 November 2019

0800-1630

Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre 



Click here to Apply

Please return form to: Nursing Administration                                     

Email: Karen.Schutz2@sa.gov.au     or    Bronwyn.thorpe@sa.gov.au

Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre

207 – 255 Hampstead Road

NORTHFIELD  SA 5085

Phone: 8222 1621


Clinical Assessment Level I - CALHN

Target audience

Enrolled and Registered Nurses who would benefit from a refresher in Clinical Assessment knowledge and skills at an introductory level.

Learning outcomes

 On completion of the Clinical Assessment Level 1 course the Participant will be able to:

  • identify the essential aspects of patient assessment
  • discuss how Critical Thinking is essential when undertaking a patient Assessment
  • recognise that the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) standards are essential elements underpinning the assessment process
  • identify both the ‘Standard 8 - core physiological observation’ required to be measured as well as the other areas to be assessed when performing a thorough ‘head to toes’ assessment of a patient
  • discuss the modifications to the assessment process necessary when a patient appears to be deteriorating
  • differentiate nursing interventions appropriate for various patient scenarios and the appropriate level of escalation required for each
  • as part of a group use the principles of clinical assessment to recognise and respond to a variety of patient scenarios.

Dates

Wednesday 7th October 2020 - RAH 8am to 4.30pm - Applications close 28 September 2020

Tuesday 17th November 2020 - RAH 8am to 4.30pm - Applications close 9 November 2020

Tuesday 1st December 2020 - TQEH 8am to 4.30pm - Applications close 23 November 2020


Application form


For further information
Sue Hutton – Nurse Education Facilitator
Email: sue.hutton@sa.gov.au

Gloria Munro – Nurse Education Facilitator
Email: Gloria.munro@sa.gov.au
Phone: 08 8222 7868

 

Clinical Nurse Professional Development Program (CNPDP)

Audience

 Open to all CALHN Level 2 Registered Nurses.

Aim

The Clinical Nurse (CN) Professional Development Program aims to further develop skills and knowledge for RN2’s enabling them to perform their role effectively to enhance safety and quality of patient care delivery.

The portfolio aligns with National Safety & Quality Health Care Standards within the clinical specialty and it is an expectation that the CN demonstrates professionalism; leadership and evidence based clinical knowledge focusing on quality and improvements to patient centered care.

The one day program is suitable for newly appointed or experienced CN’s who are seeking continual professional development within their role.

 Learning Outcomes

To enable participants to:

  • Understand the role, responsibilities and expectations of the CN in practice
  • Maintain a Clinical Portfolio aligned with NSQHS standards
  • Commence a Quality Improvement Project (QIP)
  • Provide mentoring support
  • Improve communication in challenging situations

Dates

Date
Site
Room
Time
Wednesday 9th September 2020
PROGRAM FULL
RAH 8D271 0830 - 1430
Wednesday 14th October 2020
PROGRAM FULL
RAH 7D2760830 - 1430
Thursday 26th November 2020
PROGRAM FULL
RAH  8D271 0830 - 1430

 


Return completed registration form to: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

Incomplete forms will be returned to the applicant and bookings will not be processed until the form is complete. 

 

For more information please contact:

Program Coordinator: 

Maxine Tredrea - Nurse Educator

Maxine.Tredrea@sa.gov.au

CALHN Central Nursing Education:

Email: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

Phone: 7074 3500

 

 

Clinical Skills Day - Glenside Health Services

Suitable for CALHN Mental Health Clinicians

Workshop Aim

These workshops aim to ensure that there is access to resources for competencies guaranteeing the skills for the workforce in accordance with the strategic plan of the organisation.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be in a position to demonstrate their continuing professional development required with their relevant professional registration.

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

Open to CALHN clinical staff.

There will be an opportunity for participants to complete their on-line mandatory annual competencies (that are relevant to their discipline) prior to attending the practical sessions should they require it, these are:

>        Basic Life Support (Theory)

>        Hand Hygiene

>        Medication Safety

Date, Time and Location

These one day workshops will be at Glenside Health Service in the Administration and Learning Services building

The day will begin promptly at 8.30am.

This form is attached to the workshop outline, a copy of these needs to be with you at all times during the workshop as this is your evidence to present back to claim your CPD points, and is your responsibility.

No responsibility for loss of this will be acknowledged by the Learning Centre or Educators on the day.

18.2.20

25.3.20

28.4.20

12.5.20

24.6.20

22.7.20

1.9.20

14.10.20

25.11.20

1.12.20

Presenters

Disengagement Skills (Practical Refresher):

David Lao, Tina Evans.

Long Acting Injections:
David Lao, Tina Evans.
Basic Life Support (practical application):

To be confirmed on the day.

Click here to apply

Please note the "submit" button may not work on some computers.  This is due to a Google / Adobe Acrobat / PDF conflict error.  If the completed application form does not attach to an email when the "submit" button is clicked, please save the completed application form and email to MentalHealthLearningCentre@health.sa.gov.au

 

To enrol in this workshop offered at the Learning Centre, the application form must be completed and submitted to the Learning Centre prior to the closing date for applications.  Enter details on this electronic form before printing, and then scan to email or fax.


Workshop Outline

 

Time

Topic

Presenter

0830-0845

Registrations, welcome and housekeeping.

 

Acknowledgment to Country and introduction of the day’s outline.

David Lao

Tina Evans

0845-1015

Basic Life Support (practical)

Metabolic Monitoring (practical)

Long Acting Injections (practical refresher)

Disengagement refresher

David Lao

Tina Evans

 

10:15-10:30

Morning Tea

 

10:30 - 1230

Basic Life Support (practical)

 

Long Acting Injections (practical refresher)

 

Disengagement refresher (Continued)

David Lao

Tina Evans

 

12:30 – 13:00

Lunch Break

13:00 – 15:15

 

On line modules

>          Manual Tasks Theory

>          Child Protection

>          Code Of Ethics Awareness

>          Disability Awareness

>          Information Sharing Guidelines

>          Safety Learning System

>          White Ribbon

>          Work Health & Safety Basics

>          911 rescue tool

>          High Risk Medicines – Clozapine

>          Long Acting Injection Techniques

 

15:15 -15:30

Afternoon Tea

15:30 – 16:15

Round up and review of documentation

David Lao

Tina Evans

16:30 – 17:00

Debrief and evaluation of day

 

 


 

Mental Health Clinical Program

Nursing Training Requirements

Training

Date Completed

On-Line Modules Required Once Only Within 6-Months of Commencement

1.     Child Protection

 

 

2.     Code of Ethics Awareness

 

 

3.     Disability Awareness

 

 

4.     Information Sharing Guidelines

 

 

5.     Safety Learning System

 

 

6.     White Ribbon

 

 

7.     Work Health & Safety Basics

 

 

8.     911 Rescue Tool

 

 

9.     High Risk Medicines - Clozapine

 

                       

10.  Long Acting Injection Techniques

 

Practical Training Required on Commencement         

11.  Organisation Orientation [includes MAPA, CBIS & Sunrise EMT]

 

On-Line Modules Annually                                              

12.  Fire & Emergency Safety Training

 

 

13.  Hand Hygiene

 

 

14.  Aseptic Technique

 

 

15.  Basic Life Support

 

 

16.  Medication Safety for Nurses

 

Annual Practicals                                                              

17.  Basic Life Support

 

 

18.  Management of Actual & Potential Aggression

 

On-Line Modules Highly Recommended But Not Mandatory   

19.  Partnering with Consumers

 

 

20.  Aboriginal Cultural Learning

 

 

21.  Clinical Handover

 

 

22.  Falls Prevention

 

 

23.  Clinical Supervision

 

 

24.  Open Disclosure

 

 

25.  Cognitive Impairment Awareness

 

 

26.  Diabetes Information For Nurses

 

MHD Highly Recommended But Not Mandatory Face to Face Training          

27.  Suicide Response Training

 

 

28.  Trauma Informed Care

 

 

 


Clinical Supervision

Mental health nursing clinical supervision assists nurses to:

·         understand issues associated with their practice

·         gain new insights and perspectives

·         develop their knowledge and skills.

Clinical supervision supports staff and improves consumer and carer outcomes.


Workshop Aim

An introduction to the general principles of clinical supervision which includes,

>        Definitions.

>        Barriers to engagement.

>        Practicalities.

>        Models.

>        Basic skills.

>        Roles and responsibilities.

>        Resources.

 

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

This training is suitable for clinical staff only.

Click Here to Apply

Applications to be emailed to HealthMentalHealthLearningCentre@sa.gov.au


Dates, Times and Location

Dates: (attendance at one session only is required).

17 March 2020

23 June 2020

23 September 2020

8 December 2020


Times:  0830-1600

Location:  Administration and Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services


Further Information

Bernie Stefan-Rasmus

BPSO Lead, Mental Health Directorate

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Telephone:  (08) 7087 1804

Email:  bernie.stefan-rasmus@sa.gov.au

 


Clozapine Refresher Education Day - Glenside Health Services

The clozapine refresher day sessions are for Nurses, Medical Officers and Pharmacists who have previously completed the initial comprehensive Clozapine training.

Workshop Aim

Professional development session for Clinicians who have a role in providing Clozapine Coordination for Consumers across the Mental Health services to ensure contemporary practice and maintain practice competency and currency.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the workshop, participants will have an increased understanding of:

>          Current diabetes management

>          Nutritional requirements and mental health

>          Constipation and bowel obstructions

Click here to see detailed timetable

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

Open to all nursing, medical and pharmacy clinicians who have previously undertaken the initial Clozapine training.  PM Session on the 20 March is by invitation only for staff currently involved in the role of Clozapine Clinic Co-ordination.

Date, Time and Location

Friday, 25 September 2020, 0830 – 1300.

Or

Wednesday 30 September 2020, 0830 – 1300

Both sessions to be held at Glenside Health Service in the Administration and Learning Services building

Presenter

Yet to be confirmed.

Convener

Lisa Wilton lisa.wilton@sa.gov.au

Applications

Click here to apply.

Comprehensive Clozapine Training Two Day Workshop - Glenside Health Services

For Mental Health Clinicians

Workshop Aim

The aim of the program is to provide participants with an understanding of all aspects of clozapine education in relation to the Therapeutic Goods Administration Clozapine Protocols, SA Health Clozapine Management Clinical guideline, drug interactions, side effect management, Adverse Event Protocols and provide information regarding the SA Health Nurse Led Clozapine Clinics and associated standardised documentation.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the online learning package and the two face to face days participants will be familiar with:

>          the basic clozapine drug action

>          interactions

>          the CPMS protocol

>          the CPMS database application and use

>          clozapine alerts

>          monitoring screens and documentation

>          the effects of clozapine on physical health

>          ECGs

>          interface and communication with pharmacy

>          Adverse Event Protocols and Nurse Led Clinic Protocols

>          consumer participation

>          SA Health Clozapine Management Clinical Guideline.

 

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

Training is available to Clozapine Co-ordinators, Assistant Co-ordinators, Nurse Consultants, CNs, Registered Nurses, Pharmacists and Psychiatric Registrars. Nurses working in medication clinics and inpatient units are particularly encouraged to attend.

For SA Health nursing participants a four day supernumerary placement will accompany the course along with an expectation that following completion of the training participants will be available to relieve community Clozapine Co-ordinators.

Prior to the workshop each participant is required to satisfactory complete the online learning module High Risk Medicines: Clozapine.  This course is on Digital Media and can be accessed through each LHNs learning platform. Participants are also required to complete the online learning module Introduction to Cardiometabolic Syndrome. This course is on each LHNs learning platform.

A certificate of completion for both online courses MUST accompany your completed application.

All participants must complete an application form that is signed by their managers acknowledging the placement requirement for nursing staff.

SA Health nursing staff must have completed the practical component of the biomedical measurement training prior to their placement.

Dates, Times and Location

This workshop will be held on:

>     Monday, 14 September 2020 (0815 – 1700).

>     Tuesday, 15 September 2020 (0815 – 1700).

The venue for the workshop will be confirmed closer to the date.

Assessment

Completion of the High Risk Medicines Clozapine and Introduction to Cardiometabolic Syndrome modules (certificate of completion must be attached to application form).  Other assessment includes in session quizzes.

Convener

Lisa Wilton

 

Cost

There will be no cost to SA Health employees.

Attendance fee for interstate participants is $440 including GST.

 

Other relevant information

Maximum of 40 places.

People intending to apply for the two day training are encouraged to advise Lisa Wilton of their expression of interest to secure a place while applications go through the approval process.

Due to the four day placement requirement, a manager’s approval is mandatory for SA Health nursing staff attending the program.

The program is open to staff within all ten Local Health Networks of SA Health and interstate colleagues.

 

Applications

The completed application MUST be returned to Annette Farrell at:  MentalHealthLearningCentre@health.sa.gov.au  with a cc. to Lisa Wilton lisa.wilton@sa.gov.au  prior to Monday 17 August 2020.

Late applications will only be considered if places are available and all necessary paperwork has been approved.

Click here for application form

 


Connecting with People - Self-Harm Awareness and Self-Harm Response Training

Workshop Aim

SA Health is leading the delivery of Connecting with People training in South Australia. Connecting with People is an internationally recognised, evidence-based suicide and self-harm mitigation and prevention training program for clinical staff.

The training is provided by accredited Connecting with People trainers to promote the provision of a standard approach to suicide mitigation and treatment across the State, as part of the South Australian Suicide Prevention Plan 2017 – 2021.

Learning Outcomes

Each participant will complete ‘Connecting with People’ modules;

Self-Harm Awareness

>         This module aims to encourage empathy, develop understanding and challenge stigma.
It is suitable for all professionals and non-professional staff who have an ongoing relationship with people who self-harm and others who have an interest

>         At the end of the module participants will be able to compassionately engage with people who self-harm; engage people who self-harm in harm minimisation and enable them to explore additional ways of dealing with distress

Self-Harm Response

>         This module aims to provide a range of tools and techniques for health practitioners and health staff, service users and carers

>         It is suitable for all professionals and non-professional staff who have an ongoing relationship with people who self-harm

>         At the end of the module participants will be able to understand the role of psychological therapies: use the Bank of Hope including problem-solving approach and the ABC approach and how to use it. They will understand ways to develop resilience including mindfulness approaches. Participants will understand the role of social support mapping when co-creating an immediate and long-term Safety Plan and the structure and process of experiencing the co-creating of an immediate and long-term Safety Plan.

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

This session is suitable for mental health clinical staff only who have completed the Suicide Response Modules..  Applications authorised by relevant discipline senior must be completed and forwarded to The Learning Centre.

Dates, Times and Location

All sessions to be held in the Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services.  Every session will be 0830-1600.  Dates listed below:

19.2.20

27.5.20

29.7.20

22.9.20

18.11.20

Further Information

Tine Evans

Nurse Educator

The Learning Centre

Glenside Health Services

Email:  tina.evans2@sa.gov.au

Telephone:  7087 1800


Click here to apply

Please note the "submit" button may not work on some computers.  This is due to a Google / Adobe Acrobat / PDF conflict error.  If the completed application form does not attach to an email when the "submit" button is clicked, please save the completed application form and email to MentalHealthLearningCentre@health.sa.gov.au


Connecting with People - Suicide Response Training (Glenside Campus)

Connecting with People - Suicide Response Training (Glenside Campus)

Workshop Aim

SA Health is leading the delivery of Connecting with People training in South Australia. Connecting with People is an internationally recognised, evidence-based suicide and self-harm mitigation and prevention training program for clinical staff.

The training is provided by accredited Connecting with People trainers to promote the provision of a standard approach to suicide mitigation and treatment across the State, as part of the South Australian Suicide Prevention Plan 2017 – 2021.

Learning Outcomes

Each participant will complete ‘Connecting with People’ modules;

Suicide Response Part 1

  • This module covers safe assessment, triage, non-government and community support and the co-creation of an immediate safety plan.
  • It is suitable for any front line professionals working in health care.
  • At the end of the module participants will be able to use the clinical resources to enhance their assessment and safe triage of a suicidal individual. They will have the skills to co-create an immediate safety plan.

Suicide Response Part 2

  • This module covers how to develop a collaborative and transparent approach to mitigating suicide risk and how to increase a person’s resilience to suicidal thoughts
  • It is suitable for front line professionals with an ongoing relationship with people experiencing suicidal thoughts.
  • At the end of the module participants will be able to create a comprehensive, person-centred bio-psychosocial suicide mitigation plan, collaboratively engage in a comprehensive social support mapping exercise and be able to help people develop strategies to increase their resilience to suicidal thoughts.

Pre-Readings

Click here for pre-readings

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

This session is suitable for CALHN mental health clinical program staff only.  Applications authorised by relevant discipline senior must be completed and forwarded to The Learning Centre.

Further Information

Bernie Stefan-Rasmus

BPSO Lead, Mental Health Directorate

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Telephone:  (08) 7087 1804

Email:  bernie.stefan-rasmus@sa.gov.au

 

Dates, Times and Location

All sessions will be held 0830-1630.

All sessions, apart from those separately identified have been scheduled to be held in the Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services. Due to COVID-19 conditions the location of the training may need to be changed.  Should this occur, you will be notified of the new location prior to the training date.

12.2.20

24.3.20

9.4.20

20.5.20

18.6.20

23.7.20

19.8.20 (To be held in Cramond Meeting Room 1, TQEH)

1.9.20 (To be held in Cramond Meeting Room 1, TQEH)

2.9.20 (To be held in Cramond Meeting Room 1, TQEH)

16.9.20

22.10.20

11.11.20


Click here to apply

Please note the "submit" button may not work on some computers.  This is due to a Google / Adobe Acrobat / PDF conflict error.  If the completed application form does not attach to an email when the "submit" button is clicked, please save the completed application form and email to MentalHealthLearningCentre@health.sa.gov.au

 

Diabetes Link Nurse Education Day

Aims

To provide new Diabetes Link Nurses with knowledge and skills required to provide effective nursing care to clients with diabetes and to educate staff on their respective wards.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Education Day, participants will have an increased understanding of:

  • Pathophysiology of the different types of diabetes and the recommended self-management to avoid complications.
  • Treatment and prevention of diabetes related emergencies (DKA/HHS/hypoglycaemia)
  • Insulin Safety/Medication Management
  • Diabetes & diet

Eligibility

Must be a new Diabetes Link Nurse (DLN) within CALHN in the last 12 months &/or hasn’t attended a DLN Day previously. Preference will be given to new DLN’s.

Date

0800hrs - 1630hrs

Tuesday 13th October 2020  RAH - Applications close Monday 5th October

Thursday 29th October 2020 TQEH - Applications close Monday 19th October

APPLICATION FORM

 

For further information, contact:

RAH:   Rosemary Wilson, Acting NC

            rosemary.wilson@sa.gov.au

            Emmy de Heus, RAH DLN Lead

            emmy.deheus@sa.gov.au

QEH:   Jo Matters, TQEH DLN Lead

             joanna.matters@sa.gov.au

             Cathy Paterson, HRC DLD Lead

             cathy.paterson@sa.gov.au

Enrolled Nurses Professional Development Day 2020

Aim:

The Enrolled Nurse Professional Development Day aims to improve patient outcomes by increasing the clinical and professional knowledge and practice of the enrolled nurses.  The PDD intention is to provide education, guidelines and offer a range of strategies for the EN’s to build capacity within the context of their clinical practice. The blended learning approach to the day is around the EN Standards for Practice -2016 along with current research and CALHN strategic direction to identify current evidence based safe practices.

 

Audience:

Open to ALL Enrolled Nurses across CALHN


2020 Dates:

  Date

  Venue

  Applications Close

  Time

 

  Thursday 01 October 2020

  TQEH

  21 Sep 2020

  0800 – 1600

 

  Thursday 12 November 2020

  RAH

  26 October 2020

  0800 – 1600

 


Prerequisites

To access Prerequisites click on this link  https://lms.learningcentral.org.au/mod/page/view.php?id=11837

or

-  In the search area type Enrolled Nurse Support and enrol yourself in course.

-  Click on Enrolled nurse Professional Development Day Program

-  Click on enrolled Nurse Professional Development Day Learning intentions & Pre- requests link


For further information please contact session coordinator:

Mandy Gallacher

Nurse Educator – CALHN Nursing Education

Email: Email: mandy.gallacher@sa.gov.au

Phone: :  82227531 or pager:  #47995


Click here to Apply

Please complete the Booking Form attached and return to NursingEducation.Application@sa.gov.au


Introduction to Cardiac Monitoring and ECG Analysis

A one day module for all staff members requiring familiarisation with the Cardiac Monitoring process. Rhythm strip and 12 lead ECG analysis will be covered as well as the practicalities of effective monitoring.

The topics covered include:
- Anatomy and physiology
- Normal sinus rhythm
- Arrhythmias
- Acute Coronary Syndrome
- Infarction and Ischaemia
- The 12 lead ECG
- Practical applications

Dates

Friday 18th September 2020 - TQEH 9am to 3pm - PROGRAM FULL

Friday 16th October 2020 -  RAH 9am to 3pm -   PROGRAM FULL

Friday 20th November 2020 - TQEH 9am to 3pm - PROGRAM FULL

Friday 11th December 2020 - RAH 9am to 3pm - Applications close 4 December 2020

Bookings Essential

Places on the module are strictly limited (10 candidates per module).

Module documents (workbook and timetable) will be sent out approximately two weeks before the course.

 

 APPLICATION FORM

 

For Further Information Contact

David Cunningham, Education Facilitator

Telephone: 8222 7313  or  Pager: 47866

Email: david.cunningham@sa.gov.au

  

OPD Professional Development Day - CALHN

Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) professional development days for all outpatient departments (OPD) has now scheduled dates for 2020.

The professional development day accrues 8 CPD points and is suitable for all OPD nursing staff across CALHN.

Topics will include:

     -  Opportunity for mandatory accreditation completion
     -  Review of deterioration patient in OPD setting
     -  Review of the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards as relevant to the area
     -  Understanding teams, building resilience and many more.
 

Dates

Wednesday 21st October 2020 (TQEH) - A couple of places are still available.

Time:  0800hrs-1630hrs

Venue:  The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Application Form

Contact

Marijana MacFarlane - Nurse Educator 

CALHN Nursing Education

Telephone: 7074 1980

 
 

Long Acting Intramuscular (LAI) Train the Trainer Workshops - Mental Health Services

Long Acting Injection Train the Trainer

Suitable for clinical nursing and medical staff

Workshop Aim

This session will enable you to:

  •        Teach another nurse/ medical officer the correct injection technique.
  •         Locate the site using correct anatomical markers.
  •         Prepare the site.
  •         Administer using correct technique.

Injection preparations, dosages and reconstitution will not be covered in this session.

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

Evidence will be required that participants have completed:

  •          Online LAI training, aseptic technique and hand hygiene
  •          Face to face training with a trainer,
  •          Completed 5 assessed intramuscular injections.

This training is suitable for clinical nursing and medical staff only.


Non CALHN staff to email applications to:  HealthMentalHealthLearningCentre@sa.gov.au

CALHN staff  Click here to apply


Dates, Times and Location

There will be two training sessions

07 February 2020 8.30 – 12.30

Or

14 February 2020 8.30 – 12.30

Both sessions to be held at Glenside Health Service in the Administration and Learning Services Building.

Further Information

Lisa Wilton

Advanced NC MH GP Shared Care OCP

Telephone: 0411224904

Email: lisa.wilton@sa.gov.au

 

Bernie Stefan-Rasmus

BPSO Lead, Mental Health Directorate

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Telephone:  (08) 7087 1804

Email:  bernie.stefan-rasmus@sa.gov.au


Long Acting Intramuscular Injection - Trainers Refresher Education Day

Workshop Aim

To provide an opportunity for nursing staff, who have previously trained as an LAI Trainer, to:

>                Refresh their LAI training techniques

>                To ensure contemporary practice and maintain practice competency and currency.

>                To reinvigorate trainers to train and encourage the use of the Ventrogluteal and Vastus 

                   Lateralis injection sites in preference to the Dorsogluteal site.

>                Network with other trainers from across the LHN Mental Health Directorates.

>                Discuss practical use of injection sites in different MH settings

>                Understand the current statistical data for injection sites used in their LHN

>                Understanding the role of an assessor

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

These sessions are open to anyone who is registered as a Long Acting Intramuscular Injection Trainer and has previously completed the LAI Trainers, training.

Date, Time and Location

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 1330-1700

This session is to be held at Glenside Health Service in the Administration and Learning Services Building.

Presenters

Lisa Wilton ANC MH GP Shared Care

Bernie Stefan-Rasmus ANC Practice Development

Convener

Lisa Wilton lisa.wilton@sa.gov.au

Applications

Click here to apply.


Managing Actual & Potential Aggression (MAPA) Training - Glenside Health Services

Managing Actual & Potential Aggression (MAPA) Training - Glenside Health Services

Suitable for Mental Health Clinical Program Inpatient, Community, OPMHS and Ancillary Staff 

Commencement time for this program is 0815 hours, concluding approximately 1630 hours.  Any staff registered to attend who arrive late will be asked to return to their workplace and re-register to attend the session at another time.

Course Objectives

The programme delivers a solid foundation, based on the philosphy of providing the best Care, Welfare, Safety and SecuritySM for staff and those in your care that:

  • Focuses on prevention, deceleration and avoidance.
  • Addresses the risks of physical interventions.
  • Teaches safe, non-harmful interventions.
  • Offers proven post-incident strategies to prevent future crises
Sessions are tailored for inpatient, community, OPMHS and ancillary staff.  If you are unsure which session is best suited for you, please contact Annette Farrell (annette.farrell@sa.gov.au).

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

This program is on offer to CALHN Mental Health Clinical Program Staff only.

Program Co-ordinator

David Lao, Nurse Educator, The Learning Centre, Glenside Health Services.

Training Location

All training will be conducted in the Admin and Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services.

Dates and Times

Inpatient

(0815-1630)

Community

(0815-1630)

OPMHS

(0815-1630)

25.2.20

31.3.20

8.4.20

13.5.20

17.6.20

28.7.20

15.9.20

2.12.20

11.2.20

18.3.20

5.5.20

21.7.20

9.9.20

20.10.20

17.11.20

9.12.20

7.4.20

9.6.20

13.10.20

10.11.20



 

Ancillary staff sessions will be run on an as needs basis.  Please contact Annette Farrell (annette.farrell@sa.gov.au) to organise.

Click here to apply

 

MAPA - Managing Actual and Potential Aggression (CALHN)

This programme has been designed to enhance your understanding and management of disruptive, aggressive, and/or violent behaviour and aims to ensure that everyone involved in crisis situations can maintain the Care, Welfare, Safety and Security of all involved.

The programme will be delivered to you within a legal and professional framework consistent with current national standards, our organisation’s policies and guidance, and current research, as well as recognised best practices.  By the end of the programme, you will have explored and developed a range of psychological and physiological responses to behaviour that will enable you to minimise the potential harm disruptive, aggressive, and/or violent behaviour can cause.

The ultimate focus of this event is to ensure that you gain the essential knowledge, skills and confidence to prevent and deescalate crisis situations so that restrictive practices can be avoided.  Additionally, this programme will ensure that you  have the necessary skills to manage risk behaviour when it does occur, using a range of MAPA physical interventions that aim to minimise risk without damaging the professional and supportive relationship you have established with the individuals in your care.

Available to CALHN employees.   CALHN Staff can attend at any CALHN site.

Please note: There will be a $20 fee for the MAPA Workbook. Managers are to provide Unit cost centre - refer to application form

** Physical contact will be part of the days training:  adhering to COVID requirements  Hand Gel, Gloves and Masks will be available for use**

DATES

DATE OF PROGRAM

VENUE

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

TIME

  Wednesday 30th September 2020

TQEH

 

 Places available.

0800-1630

  Thursday 8th October 2020

 

RAH

  29 September 2020

0800-1630

  Wednesday 14th  October 2020

 

RAH

  01 October 2020

0800-1630

  Tuesday 20th October 2020

 

TQEH

  06 October 2020

0800-1630

  Wednesday 28th October 2020

 

TQEH

  14 October 2020

0800-1630

  Wednesday 4th November 2020

 

RAH

  19 October 2020

0800-1630

  Wednesday 11th November 2020

 

RAH

  26 October 2020

0800-1630

  Monday 16th November 2020

 

TQEH

  02 November 2020

0800-1630

  Wednesday 25th November 2020

 

TQEH

  09 November 2020

0800-1630

  Wednesday 2nd December 2020

 

TQEH

  16 November 2020

0800-1630

  Wednesday 9th December 2020

 

RAH

  23 November 2020

0800-1630



CLICK HERE TO APPLY

(Note: This is a MAPA Specific Registration Form)


Return completed registration form to: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

Incomplete forms will be returned to the applicant and bookings will not be processed until the form is complete. 

For more information please contact:

Ann McPhedran - Nurse Educator

Ann.McPhedran@sa.gov.au

Ph: 8222 7224 I  Pager: 47671

CALHN Nursing Education

Email: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital – Level 5A Main Building – 8222 6746

The Royal Adelaide Hospital – 5D390 – 7074 3500


REFERENCES:
Education Charges for Nursing Staff - EDON MEMO
OWI-04049 - Mandatory Training

Medication Safety Month Online Presentations

Audience:

Open to all CALHN Nursing Staff

 

Overview: 

Consumer focused medication safety presentation series; highlighting real issues with real patients to increase nursing knowledge on how we can decrease preventable medication errors

 

Presentations:

Dr Rebecca Munt – Patients’ in hospital on insulin: Can we do better?

David Lao – Clozapine: Through the eyes of a Lived Experience Worker

Heather Gray and Emma Griffiths – Opioids: Help not Harm!

Prof Libby Roughead – Medication Safety for Nurses

 

Competition:

There will be questions per presentation for staff to answer to be eligible to enter the AUGUST Medication Safety presentation competition!

After the last presentation, email all the answers to the 4 presenters questions (in one email please) to maxine.tredrea@sa.gov.au to go into the draw to a prize

 

1st Prize - $40 Visa gift card

2nd Prize - $20 Visa gift card

3rd Prize - $20 Visa gift card

 

Details:

No registration is required

The presentations will be added each Wednesday and remain uploaded for the month of August

 

Access Learning Central Standard 4 page:

https://lms.learningcentral.org.au/course/view.php?id=668&section=6


For further information please contact session coordinator:

Maxine Tredrea

Nurse Educator – CALHN Central Nursing Education

Email: maxine.tredrea@sa.gov.au

Phone: 7074 0628


Medication Safety Link Nurse Meetings 2020 (NSQHS Standard 4) RAH & TQEH

Please see the list below of the future dates for the 2020 Medication Link Nurse Meetings (MSLN), which will now be via Microsoft Teams. The app can be downloaded to your phone for convenience or you can watch with a group of MSLN in your clinical area on a computer that has a video and sound.

Nurses who hold the Standard Four portfolio are encouraged to attend this forum to further understand the role, discuss medication issues, network and assist with the dissemination of important medication related information.

The link for the teams meeting will be sent through an outlook request, if you wish to join the MSLN team please contact Maxine Tredrea with your name / Hospital / ward location.

 

DATE 2020

TIME

TQEH & RAH

August 19 - Wednesday

1400-1500

Microsoft Teams –     outlook request

September 29 - Tuesday

1400-1500

Microsoft Teams – outlook request

October 27 - Tuesday

1400-1500

Microsoft Teams – outlook request

November 20 - Friday

1400-1500

Microsoft Teams – outlook request

December 10 - Thursday

1400-1500

Microsoft Teams – outlook request


NO APPLICATION FORMS REQUIRED

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

 

Maxine Tredrea
Nursing Education

Telephone: 08 7074 3500
maxine.tredrea@sa.gov.au



Mental Health Skills for General Nurses

Workshop Aim

The program offers 12 x 60-minute sessions to equip Registered and Enrolled General Nurses to provide effective care to people with mental illnesses.  The sessions are facilitated by clinicians, predominantly from the CALHN Mental Health Clinical Program.  A variety of teaching methodologies will be utilized within the sessions.  Each session is self-contained and attendance at all sessions is not compulsory.  Attendees will be provided with a certificate of attendance and their attendance logged into the Learning Management System by the MHCP Learning Centre.  The program does not include Caring for Cognitive Impairment or aggression prevention and management as these important issues are being addressed through other strategies. The program will be conducted annually at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with a subsequent program conducted Royal Adelaide Hospital.  Individual session evaluations will be focused on content, appropriateness and presentation.

Session Topics, Dates, Times and Locations

TQEH Topics, Dates, Times and Locations

RAH Topics, Dates, Times and Locations

 

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

This program is suitable for Registered and Enrolled General Nurses.

Click Here to Apply

 

Please note the "submit" button may not work on some computers.  This is due to a Google / Adobe Acrobat / PDF conflict error.  If the completed application form does not attach to an email when the "submit" button is clicked, please save the completed application form and email to MentalHealthLearningCentre@health.sa.gov.au

 

Further Information

Neville Phillips

Nursing Director - West

Mental Health Directorate

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Telephone:  (08) 7087 1800

Email:  neville.phillips @sa.gov.au

 

Metabolic Health Trainer Refresher (Glenside Health Services)

Workshop Aim

To provide an opportunity for nursing staff, who have previously trained as a Metabolic Health Trainer, to:

>                Refresh their metabolic health assessment training techniques.

>                To ensure contemporary practice and maintain practice competency and currency.

>                To reinvigorate trainers to train and encourage staff to provide or arrange physical health assessments for consumers.

>                Network with other trainers from across the LHN Mental Health Directorates.

>                Discuss practical training tips.

>                Understand the current statistical data for completion of physical health assessments in their LHN.

 

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

These sessions are open to anyone who is registered as a Metabolic Health Trainer and has previously completed the Metabolic Health Trainers, training.


Dates, Times and Location

Tuesday, 26 November, 2019, 0900 - 1200

OR

Tuesday, 17 December 2019 0900-1200

Both sessions to be held at Glenside Health Service in the Administration and Learning Services Building.

Presenter and Convenor

Lisa Wilton ANC MH GP Shared Care, lisa.wilton@sa.gov.au


Application Form

click here to apply

Metabolic Health and Biomedical Measurement Trainer Education Day

Workshop Aim

To provide an opportunity for nursing staff to acquire the requisite skills to become a metabolic health and biomedical measurement trainer and train fellow nursing and medical staff, in the SA Health – Mental Health, biomedical measurement technique.  

This training will endeavour to:

>                Outline the metabolic health and biomedical measurement trainer expectations

>                Refine staff biomedical measurement assessment techniques

>                Provide biomedical measurement assessment training techniques.

>                Ensure contemporary practice and maintain practice competency and currency.

>                Equip trainers to train and encourage staff to provide or arrange physical health assessments for consumers.

>                Build a network with other trainers from across the LHN Mental Health Directorates.

>                Discuss practical training tips.

>                Understand the current statistical data for completion of physical health assessments in their LHN.

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

These sessions are open to anyone who is prepared to become a Metabolic Health and Biomedical Measurement Trainer, able to meet the trainer expectations and has completed the Introduction to Cardio-metabolic Syndrome online learning module which is mandatory prior to attendance at the training session.

Metabolic Health and Biomedical Measurement Trainer Expectations

Dates, Times and Location

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 0900 – 1200

or

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 1300 - 1600

Both sessions to be held at Glenside Health Service in the Administration and Learning Services Building.

Presenter and Convenor

Lisa Wilton ANC MH GP Shared Care, lisa.wilton@sa.gov.au

Application Form

Click here to apply



Methamphetamine Training

Methamphetamine Training

Methamphetamine Training for Mental Health Triage Staff

 

“Methamphetamines: What is it & what is its prevalence?”

 Learning Outcomes:

This presentation is aimed to assist participants to understand:

 

  •  The nature of Methamphetamines,
  •  The prevalence of its use within the Australian context,
  •  Trends and recent changes, and
  •  The impact for emergency and health care service providers.

 

“Neuroanatomy & Psychopharmacology of Drugs & Alcohol –Methamphetamine Edition”

 Learning Outcomes:

This presentation aims to provide:

 

  • An introduction to the Nervous System, and how our bodies communicate
  • The psychopharmacology of Methamphetamines
  • Information RE the acute and longer term effects and harms associated with Methamphetamine use
  • An explanation of the processes of neuroadaptation that underpin tolerance, physical dependence and withdrawal
  • An understanding of Methamphetamine withdrawal
  • A brief introduction to the psychological and social aspects of dependence


 “Management of Calls related to possible Methamphetamine use”

 Learning Outcomes:

This presentation covers:

  •  Management of the intoxicated caller
  •  Management of amphetamine induced/exacerbated psychosis
  •  Some of the critical drug interactions and complications to be aware of
  •  Why and how to conduct a Drug & Alcohol assessment
  •  Harm Minimization strategies
  •  Other potential telephone interventions
  •  A word on when to call who


 Eligibility / Entry Requirements

This program is primarily written for Mental Health Triage staff, however other staff that this training may be relevant for are welcome to attend.  Priority will be given to Mental Health Triage staff.


Dates, Times and Location

28 June 2018, 1330-1630, Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services.

3 July 2018, 0930-1230, Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services.


Click here to apply


Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Champion Training

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Champion Training

AIM: To authorise staff to provide ongoing PICC accreditation to all staff in their clinical area.

LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of session, the nurse will have an understanding and skills in the following:

·         Maintenance requirements of a PICC as per CAHLN policy and procedures

·         Importance of Aseptic Technique and Hand Hygiene

·         Requirements of the Validation form and Learning Tool as part of being a PICC Champion

·         Compliant with identification requirements as per CAHLN Organisational Wide Instruction

·         Compliant with worker health safety requirements as per CAHLN

·         Compliant with performing the task to the standard of the CAHLN PICC line
           management Organisational Wide Instruction policy and procedure

·         Understand the role and responsibilities of the PICC Champion                                                                             

SESSION PREREQUISITES:

1. Learning Central CVAD Learning Module (Central Vascular Access Devices Course)

2. Learning Central - Hand Hygiene

3. Learning Central – Aseptic Technique

PARTICIPANTS: Registered Nurses who work in the clinical area where PICC accreditation is in high demand.
The participation needs to be supported by your Nurse Unit Manager



  • If you require PICC Champion Training Education in your area, please contact Kristy Knight, Nurse Educator, to schedule a suitable time.
  • An educator will come to your area and deliver the session.
  • Maximum two staff at each session.


For more information please contact:

Kristy Knight - Nurse Educator

Kristy.Knight@sa.gov.au

Ph: 7074 3500 I  Pager: 1890



CALHN Nursing Education

Email: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

The Royal Adelaide Hospital – 5D390 – 7074 3500

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital – Level 5A Main Building – 8222 6746


Preceptorship Program

Program Aim

The Preceptorship Program aims to equip the preceptor with the skills and confidence required to assist student nurses and new staff members in adjusting to an unfamiliar environment.

This one day Program is also designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of the nurse working in the preceptorship role as an ongoing facilitator of professional development.


Learning Outcomes

  • The role of the preceptor and preceptee
  • Challenges and concerns
  • Adult learning
  • Teaching methods
  • Effective feedback
  • Reflective practice
  • Learning objectives
  • Appraisals- Performance review and development

This is a one day program held from 0800-1630

Places are limited to 16 per day

Eligible candidates are required to have a minimum of one year RN/EN post-registration experience.

 

  DATE OF PROGRAM

 VENUE

 APPLICATIONS CLOSE

 Wednesday 09 September 2020

 RAH

CLOSED

 Wednesday 07 October 2020

 TQEH

  21 September 2020

 Wednesday 18 November 2020

 RAH

 FULLY BOOKED

 Monday 07 December 2020  TQEH  13 November 2020


 

Click here to Apply

For further information, please contact:
Marijana MacFarlane
marijana.macfarlane@sa.gov.au

 



Respiratory Nursing- Basics Professional Development Days

Dates

TBA

Bookings Essential

 
For further information contact:

Sue Hutton - Nurse Educator
Pager:  1851 

Telephone:  7074 3500

Email:  sue.hutton@sa.gov.au 


Peter Teekens - Nurse Educator

Telephone: 8222 7739

Email: peter.teekens@sa.gov.au

 

Please complete the Registration Form and return to:  

Email:  NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

Respiratory Nursing - Advanced Professional Development Day

Dates

TBC

Bookings Essential

 

For further information contact:

Sue Hutton - Nurse Educator

Pager:  1851 

Telephone:  7074 3500

Email: sue.hutton@sa.gov.au

 

Peter Teekens - Nurse Educator

Telephone: 8222 7739

Email: peter.teekens@sa.gov.au


 

Return to Work Skills Update

Open to Nursing Staff whom are returning to work following an extended period of leave
greater than (12) 
months or requiring an update in:

  •       Practical Session in BLS and Manual Tasks
  •       Sunrise BAU Face to Face Workshop


TQEH and HRC staff whom have used Sunrise at ‘Full Functionality’ may request 

Refresher Training as an alternative on the application form.

Aim:

To ensure safe clinical practice with updates in Sunrise EMR, BLS and Manual Tasks.

Prerequisites:

Please ensure the following have been completed within the previous twelve months

Location: 

WF 5D360, Royal Adelaide Hospital

Strictly Limited to 8 participants

2020 Dates:

DATE

ROOM

VENUE

APPLICATIONS 
CLOSE

TIME

Thursday 3rd September 2020

5D360

RAH

(2) Working Days Prior

 08:00 – 16:30

Thursday 17th September 2020

5D360

RAH

(2) Working Days Prior

 08:00 – 16:30

Thursday 1st October 2020

        5D360

RAH

(2) Working Days Prior

 08:00 – 16:30

Thursday 15th October 2020

5D360

RAH

(2) Working Days Prior

 08:00 – 16:30

Thursday 29th October 2020

5D360

RAH

(2) Working Days Prior

 08:00 – 16:30

Thursday 12th November 2020

5D360

RAH

(2) Working Days Prior

 08:00 – 16:30

Thursday 26th November 2020

5D360

RAH

(2) Working Days Prior

 08:00 – 16:30

Thursday 10th December 2020

5D360

RAH

(2) Working Days Prior

 08:00 – 16:30

Thursday 17th December 2020

5D360

RAH

(2) Working Days Prior

 08:00 – 16:30


Click here to apply

(Application Form)

Return completed registration form to: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

Incomplete forms will be returned to the applicant and bookings will not be processed until the form is complete. 

For more information please contact:

Karen Simunov
Nurse Educator
CALHN Sunrise Nursing Lead

Karen.Simunov@sa.gov.au

Ph: 8222 6182 
Mobile: 0491 027 845

CALHN Nursing Education

Email: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital – Level 5A Main Building – 8222 6746
The Royal Adelaide Hospital – 5D390 – 7074 3500

Supported RN Program - CALHN

The CALHN Supported RN Program offers newly qualified RN's, who have not completed a TPPP RN Program, to join a structured program that will assist with transitioning safely into the workplace.

The program offers the opportunity for translational learning within the clinical environment, access to regular clinical support from education staff, along with interactive professional development days over six month duration, and the opportunity to join in weekly debriefs with other junior nurses.


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For further information or clarification, please contact program coordinator:

Jenna Georgacopoulos - Nurse Educator

CALHN Nursing Education

Email: Jenna.georgacopoulos@sa.gov.au

Telephone: 8222 6746

Tracheostomy Management – Practical Session CALHN

Aim

This education program aims to provide health care professionals with the framework to guide attainment of accreditation in tracheostomy management and deliver the theoretical components necessary to ground your practice in the care of a patient with a tracheostomy. Annual accreditation is required.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the Principles of Basic Tracheostomy Management online resource and practical session the learner will be able to identify:
  • Important legal, professional and ethical issues related to patient care, including tracheostomy management
  • Anatomy and physiology of the trachea and surrounding structures and the specific features of tracheostomy tubes
  • Indications and purpose for a tracheostomy
  • Routine and emergency tracheostomy care
  • Local policy and guidelines associated with the care of patients who have a tracheostomy or total laryngectomy.

Assessment

  1. Complete the online learning modules prior to attending the practical session. You will need to achieve 100% for successful completion.
  2. Attend and actively participate in a Tracheostomy Management practical session

The online modules must be completed prior to participation in the practical session.


Dates

maximum 4 participants (apply via application below)
All sessions held 14.00-1530 

September

RAH – 4th, 9th, 21st    FULLY BOOKED

TQEH- 14th, 29th

 

October

RAH – 

9th   FULLY BOOKED

20th

26th    FULLY BOOKED


TQEH-  13th, 29th

 

November

RAH –  6TH  & 17th  FULLY BOOKED

27th

TQEH – 9th, 18th  

 

December

RAH – 4th, 11th, 16th

TQEH- 8th 14th



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For further information contact
Gloria Munro - gloria.munro@sa.gov.au




 

Trauma Informed Care and Practice - Glenside Health Services

Suitable for Mental Health Clinicians

Workshop Aim

Trauma has a significant impact both personally and economically on a Societies’ functioning and wellbeing. Having a shared and linked approach to preventing and assisting those who have or are experiencing trauma is globally recognised. This workshop aims to promote across the SA Health workforce a shared perspective of a trauma informed approach which engages and builds connection between relevant and influential systems.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this workshop, clinicians will have a greater understanding of:

>         Understanding Trauma (the 3 E’s of Trauma)

>         Concepts, language and approaches of a Trauma Informed Approach

>         Neural and brain influences

>         Key assumptions and principles

>         Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach (six key principles)

>         Types of Trauma (Individual, community)

>         Engaging around trauma and cross sector collaboration

>         Recovery and healing

>         Organisational uptake, monitoring and review

Dates, Times and Location

Each session will be held at Glenside Health Services in the Administration and Learning Services building, 0900-1600.  Session Dates are:

20 February 2020                                           2 July 2020

19 March 2020                                                6 August 2020

2 April 2020                                                     24 September 2020

21 May 2020                                                   29 October 2020

11 June 2020                                                  26 November 2020

 

Applications

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Please note the "submit" button may not work on some computers.  This is due to a Google / Adobe Acrobat / PDF conflict error.  If the completed application form does not attach to an email when the "submit" button is clicked, please save the completed application form and email to MentalHealthLearningCentre@health.sa.gov.au

 



Vascular Access Courses: Venepuncture / Peripheral Intravascular Cannula (PIVC) Insertion

These education programs aim to provide health care professionals with knowledge and skills to competently and confidently perform Venepuncture and/or PIVC insertion. Annual accreditation is required.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of all components the learner will be able to:

  • Identify important legal, professional and ethical issues related to procedures and devices used to access the venous system
  • Define VAD / procedure terminology and abbreviations
  • Locate OWI’s related to the devices and procedures included in this learning package
  • Discuss the anatomy and physiology of the venous system
  • Understand the indications for Venepuncture and / or  PIVD insertion
  • Articulate the factors to be considered when selecting a site for Venepuncture /PIVC / CVAD placement and the sites not recommended for selection
  • Identify the potential complications associated with vascular access devices / procedures and the strategies to prevent complications
  • Outline the responsibilities for minimising the risk of infection and work health and safety issues related to venous access devices / procedures.

Assessment

  1. Complete the online learning modules prior to attending the practical session. You will need to achieve 100% for successful completion.
  2. Attend and actively participate in Venepuncture and PIVD Insertion practical session.
  3. Completion of three supervised insertions uploaded to Learning Central.

Eligibility/Entry requirements

CALHN Multidisciplinary clinical staff whose scope of practice requires these skills.

All learning packages/modules must be completed prior to booking a practical session. 

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For further information, please contact:
Kristy Knight - Nurse Educator

Phone: 7074 4227 or Email: kristy.knight@sa.gov.au