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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


July 2021

Wednesday, 14 July 2021 (RAH) - COURSE FULL

Thursday, 15 July 2021 (RAH) -  Applications close:  17 June 2021 - COURSE FULL

Thursday, 22 July 2021 (TQEH) -  Applications close:  24 June 2021 - COURSE FULL

August 2021

Tuesday, 10 August 2021 (TQEH) - Applications close:  13 July 2021 - COURSE FULL

Wednesday, 11 August 2021 (TQEH) - Applications close:  14 July 2021 - COURSE FULL

Thursday, 26 August 2021 (RAH) - Applications close:  29 July 2021 - COURSE FULL

September 2021

Tuesday, 7 September 2021 (RAH) - Applications close:  10 August 2021 - COURSE FULL

Wednesday, 8 September 2021 (RAH) - Applications close:  11 August 2021 

Thursday, 23 September 2021 (TQEH) - Applications close:  26 August 2021


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

 

Advanced ECG Analysis

This one day module is aimed at staff members with existing cardiac monitoring and ECG experience, looking to extend their knowledge.

Topics covered include
  • Electrophysiology
  • Ectopics
  • Biochemistry
  • Inherited disorders
  • Pacing
  • The acute cardiac patient (including Bundle Branch Block & Axis) 


    ECG                         


Outcome

It is expected the nurse undertaking this module will gain further understanding of the ECG in a clinical context.

Date

Friday 4th June 2021 - 9am to 3pm  PROGRAM IS NOW FULL
Friday 16th July 2021 - 9am to 3pm - RAH - Applications close 5 July 2021

Bookings Essential

Places on the module are strictly limited (12 candidates per module)

Cost

CALHN Employees: Fully subsidised
SA Health Employees: $165
Non SA Health Employees: $330


For more information please contact:

David Cunningham - Nurse Educator

David.Cunningham@sa.gov.au

Ph: 8222 7313 I  Pager: 47866

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.

Content Covered

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

  • Practical basic life support
  • Practical manual tasks
  • Medication safety
  • Complex behaviours - de-escalation
  • Hospital acquired infections
  • Towards zero harm / Communicating for safety
  • Update / Sunrise tips and tricks
  • Wellbeing and self care

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 - Mandatory completion before attending
https://lms.learningcentral.org.au/course/view.php?id=369&section=0

Open to all Nursing Staff across CALHN

2021 DATES (0800hrs to 1600hrs)

Thursday 27th May - RAH - Applications are now closed
Tuesday 15th June - RAH - Applications close 4 June 2021
Thursday 24th June - TQEH - Applications close 11 June 2021
Thursday 1st July - RAH - Applications close 18 June 2021
Wednesday 28th July - TQEH - Applications close 16 July 2021
Friday 6th August - RAH - Applications close 23 July 2021
Wednesday 25th August - TQEH - Applications close 13 August 2021
Tuesday 21st September - RAH - Applications close 10 September 2021
Tuesday 12th October - TQEH - Applications close 1 October 2021
Friday 29th October - RAH - Applications close 15 October 2021
Tuesday 2nd November - TQEH - Applications close 22 October 2021
Thursday 18th November - RAH - Applications close 5 November 2021
Wednesday 1st December - RAH - Applications close 19 November 2021 

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

 

Application of Nursing Assessment

Audience

Open to all CALHN Nursing Staff with any level of experience

Aim

This program is designed to provide all nursing staff with the knowledge, skills and fundamentals of early recognition, systematic assessment and application of appropriate interventions at the bedside.

Approach

  • Inquiry based learning
  • Simulation
  • Group discussion

Learning outcomes

To enable participants to:

  • Understand the importance of communication, documentation and clinical coding
  • Have an understanding of hospital acquired complications and their relationship with the nursing assessment
  • Understand patient advocacy and its relationship to escalation of care
  • Effective demonstration of a thorough A-E assessment and application of appropriate interventions to prevent and respond to deterioration.
  • Recognition of subtle and overt signs which may be displayed (with a focus on failure to rescue) with patient deterioration.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, clinical reasoning and prioritisation of care and assessment.

Dates

All program times are 1000hrs to 1630hrs

Wednesday 24th February 2021 - RAH - CANCELLED

Thursday 11th March 2021 - TQEH - CANCELLED

Wednesday 14th April 2021 - RAH - Applications close 2 April 2021

Wednesday 19th May 2021 - HRC - Applications close 10 May 2021

Wednesday 2nd June 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 21 May 2021

Thursday 15th July 2021 - HRC - Applications close 5 July 2021

Thursday 19th August 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 6 August 2021

Thursday 23rd September 2021 - RAH - Applications close 10 September 2021

Wednesday 20th October 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 8 October 2021

Thursday 11th November 2021 - RAH - Applications close 29 October 2021

Wednesday 1st December 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 19 November 2021


Application form


For further information

Claire James – Nurse Education Facilitator
Email: Claire.james@sa.gov.au


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


Bariatric One Day Workshop

Aim of Workshop:

The workshop is relevant to all Clinical Staff caring for the bariatric person.

To provide guidance and understanding of the specific implications and considerations for bariatric patients and the provision of effective health care outcomes.

Learning Outcomes:

Recognise different body shapes and the effects on human movement in a bariatric person, in relation to equipment and risk assessment.

Demonstrate an understanding of the psychosocial factors that contribute to obesity.

Understand and gain knowledge of the effects of increased body weight in the area of skin conditions, wound care, pain management.

Program Content:

  • ·Define what is a bariatric patient and its prevalence in Australian society
  • ·Understand and demonstrate the risk assessment skills to safely assess and manage larger patients
  • ·Bariatric Personal Care - Awareness of pain management and skin related conditions, wound management
  • ·Provide an awareness of bariatric equipment available and its correct use

Eligibility/Entry Requirements:

Available to Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Physiotherapists & Occupational Therapists across CALHN.

Time: 0800:1630

   DATE OF PROGRAM

VENUE

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

     9th July 2021

TQEH

   25th June 2021


Click Here to Apply


For More Information Please Contact

Workshop/Program Coordinators:

Ann McPhedran, Nurse Educator

Ann.McPhedran@sa.gov.au
Ph: 8222 7224 I  Pager: 47671

CALHN Nursing Education
Email: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au


Chris Jayne

WorkFit Services Consultant | Physiotherapist  

Christine.Jayne@sa.gov.au

Mob: 0439 046 237

Work Health and Safety Services
CALHN People and Culture


Basic Life Support Practical Assessment - Glenside Campus

Basic Life Support Practical Assessment - Glenside Health Services

There 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 Clinical Program employees only.

This program is not a walk in service.  

Assessment

Assessment via both verbal and practical demonstrations required.  Assessment must be successfully completed to meet CALHN requirements. CALHN does not endorse use of this skill set outside of their employment.  Due to COVID restrictions no "mouth to mask" assessments will be completed at this time.

Dates

Practical assessments will be arranged by negotiation.  Our assessors will attend individual worksites to conduct assessments.  Please contact Annette Farrell (annette.farrell@sa.gov.au) to organise.  A minimum of six participants from each worksite will be required.

Click here to apply

 

Basic Life Support Practical Updates and BLS SPEEDY Practical Updates

 

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

 

2021 DATES

BLS PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT

BLS Modified Practical assessments are now booked via the BLS page on Learning central. 
Please click on the link below to take you to the booking page and book yourself into a session.
https://lms.learningcentral.org.au/course/view.php?id=383&section=4


BLS SPEEDY PRACTICAL UPDATES

The BLS Speedy Practical Updates aim to bring clinical staff up to date with mandatory training in accordance with NSQHS Standard 8 Recognising and Responding to Acute Deterioration requirements by providing 30 minute practical assessments in a convenient, supported environment. 


BLS Speedy sessions are now booked via the BLS page on Learning central. 
Please click on the link below to take you to the booking page and book yourself into a session.
https://lms.learningcentral.org.au/course/view.php?id=383&section=7



For More Information Please Contact

CALHN Nursing Education

Email: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au










Basic Life Support Instructors (BLSI) Program

Pre-requisites

  • Employed as a clinician within CALHN and have a minimum of 3 years post graduate experience in their clinical areas.

  • Current with mandatory BLS requirements.


Aim of Program

To provide a program to accredit staff as in-hospital BLS Instructors within CALHN.


Learning Outcomes

At the end of this Instructor program participants will:

  • Demonstrate proficient BLS knowledge and skills.
  • Deliver BLS practical updates in the workplace according to current Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the BLS instructor.
  • Apply adult learning and teaching skills in the instruction of BLS.
  • Explain and apply Work Health & Safety (WH&S) and Infection Control principles as related to BLS.
  • Apply assessment and feedback skills.

Program Content

  • Role and responsibilities of the BLS Instructor.
  • Teaching and Assessing BLS.
  • Care of BLS Equipment.
  • WH&S Considerations.
  • Practical Teaching Session.

Assessment Criteria  

  • Attendance at a 1 day workshop.
  • Instruct a BLS practical session under the direct supervision of the program co-ordinator or other Central Nurse Educator within 6 weeks of completing the CALHN BLSI program.

Prior to Attendance

  • Go to Learning Central Link:  

    https://lms.learningcentral.org.au/course/view.php?id=383&section=6

  • Complete the BLS Instructor workbook sourcing information from the ARC ANZCOR Guidelines 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8   available at:  https://resus.org.au/guidelines.

  • View the Advocacy with Inquiry Method.
  • View the Teaching powerpoint.
  • Complete the online pre-learning activity 1 & 2.


Dates

All sessions 0830-1600 (10 applicants only)


DATE                                                 VENUE                                   APPLICATIONS CLOSE


Thursday, 27 May 2021                     RAH                                        COURSE FULL

Tuesday, 27 July 2021                       RAH                                        COURSE FULL

Thursday, 30 September 2021           RAH                                        16 September 2021

Click here to Apply

 

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 Nurse Professional Development Program (CNPDP)

Audience

 Open to all CALHN Level 2 Registered Nurses.

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

Details

Participants are required to:

·         Complete pre-program material prior to attending (approx. 2 hours)

·         Attend an 8 hour Professional Development Day (face to face)

·         Complete a Quality Improvement within 8 weeks of commencement of the Program

·         Complete a post course evaluation of learning within your clinical area

Dates

Wednesday 3rd March 2021 - RAH - Applications are now closed

Tuesday 6th April 2021 - TQEH - PROGRAM IS FULL

Thursday 6th May 2021 - RAH - Applications close 26 April 2021

Tuesday 8th June 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 31 May 2021

Wednesday 11th August 2021 - RAH - Applications close 30 July 2021

Thursday 2nd September 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 20 August 2021

Wednesday 6th October 2021 - RAH - Applications close 24 September 2021

Wednesday 3rd November 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 22 October 2021

**ALL PROGRAM TIMES ARE 0800hrs - 1600hrs

APPLICATION FORM


For more information please contact:

Max Tredrea - Nurse Educator
CALHN Nursing Education
Maxine.tredrea@sa.gov.au

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

Sessions will be set by negotiation.  A minimum number of eight employees are required for a session to be held.  Sessions can be negotiated to be held at Glenside Health Services or within the workplace.  Please contact Annette Farrell to organise (annette.farrell@sa.gov.au)


Further Information

Bernie Stefan-Rasmus

Advanced Nurse Consultant, Mental Health Clinical Program

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

2021 dates to be confirmed.

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

Program 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 the 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 Locations

This workshop will be held at Glenside Health Services in the Administration and Learning Services building on:

·        Monday 27 September 2021 at 0815 – 1700.

·        Tuesday 28 September 2021 at 0815 – 1700.

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.

Convenor

Lisa Wilton, ANC

Cost

There is no cost to SA Health employees.

Attendance fee for interstate participants if $440 plus 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 23rd August 2021.

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 open to all staff.  Applications authorised by relevant discipline senior must be completed and forwarded to The Learning Centre.

Dates, Times and Location

Session locations are listed next to the session date below. 

Session delivery methods may change to ensure we are COVID compliant.  Should this occur, you will be notified.

17.2.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services

23.2.21 (0930-1700) (ECMHS, 172 Glynburn Road, Tranmere)

23.3.21 (0930-1700) (ECMHS, 172 Glynburn Road, Tranmere)

27.4.21 (0930-1700) (TQEH, Cramond Meeting Room 1)

26.5.21 (0930-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

16.6.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

21.9.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

19.10.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

30.11.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)


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

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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 Awareness Training

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 available to CALHN staff only.  Applications authorised by relevant discipline senior must be completed and forwarded to The Learning Centre.

Further Information

Tina Evans

Nurse Educator

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Telephone:  (08) 7087 1800

Email:  tina.evans2@sa.gov.au

 

Dates, Times and Location

Session locations are listed next to the session date below.  Sessions will be be held in the Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services and Eastern Community Mental Health Services, 172 Glynburn Road, Tranmere, unless otherwise notified.

Session delivery methods may change to ensure we are COVID compliant.  Should this occur, you will be notified.

10.2.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

24.2.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

9.3.21 (0930-1700) (ECMHS)

17.3.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

30.3.21 (0930-1700) (ECMHS)

31.3.21 (0930-1700) (Western OPMHS, Kidman Park)

6.4.21 (0930-1700 (ECMHS)

28.4.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

30.4.21 (0930-1700) (WCMHS, 57 Woodville Road, Woodville)

4.5.21 (0930-1700) (ECMHS)

12.5.21 (0930-1700) (Western OPMHS, Kidman Park)

18.5.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

1.6.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

29.6.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

26.7.21 (0930-1700) (WCMHS, 57 Woodville Road, Woodville)

28.7.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

31.8.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

8.9.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

22.9.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

13.10.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

20.10.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

17.11.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

24.11.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

7.12.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)


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

0815hrs - 1700hrs

Tuesday 26th October 2021  RAH - Applications close Friday 8th October 2021

APPLICATION FORM

 

For further information, contact:

RAH:   Rosemary Wilson, Acting NC

            rosemary.wilson@sa.gov.au

            Michelle Hargreaves, RAH DLN Lead

            michelle.hargreaves@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

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


2021 Dates:

  DATE OF PROGRAM

VENUE

APPLICATIONS  CLOSE

TIME

   18 March 2021

TQEH

 COURSE FULL

0900 - 1500

   01  April 2021

RAH

 COURSE FULL

0900 - 1500

 14 October 2021  TQEH  27 September 2021  0900 - 1500
 28 October 2021  RAH  11 October 2021  0900 - 1500
.

Prerequisites

Available early January 2021


Click here to Apply




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



Falls Leader Training

An interactive and proactive day for NEW Falls Leaders. 

Aim

Provide the Falls Leader with the foundational knowledge, skills and understanding to fulfil the expectations of the role of Falls Leader within their clinical area.

Supports NSQHS Standard 5 – Comprehensive Care and CALHN Comprehensive Care Priority Care Committee objectives.

Content will focus on:

  • Falls Prevention and Harm Minimisation principles and application in practice through scenario based learning - Multi-D team delivery.
  • Responsibilities of the Falls Leader including:

o   providing specialist clinical support

o   sharing knowledge

o   contribution to quality improvement in their clinical area.

Date

One day Program 08:30hrs – 16:30hrs                          

Friday 28th May 2021 (RAH) - PROGRAM FULL


For further information please contact:

Sue Hutton

Nurse Educator – CALHN Nursing Education

Email: sue.hutton@sa.gov.au

Phone: CALHN Nursing Education RAH 7074 3500



 

Hospital Advanced Life Support (HALS) for RN's

 

A three day module for Registered Nurses, involving theoretical education and practical scenario based training with formative and summative assessment.

Because the content from the current ARC ALS1course is included in day one* of this module, upon completion, all successful candidates will achieve ARC ALS1 accreditation as well as the additional training involved.

This particular module is aimed at the Registered Nurse in a Critical Care / MET/Code Blue role with limited training and experience in Advanced Life Support.

Topics covered include:

  • Causes and prevention of cardiac arrest
  • Assessment and management of the deteriorating patient
  • Manual defibrillation
  • Airway management
  • Drug administration
  • 12 lead ECG and Rhythm analysis
  • Arrhythmia management
  • Post-resuscitation care
  • Ethical dilemmas
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Crisis resource management
  • Working as part of the multidisciplinary team.

 

DATE

TIME

VENUE

 

APPLICATONS CLOSE

 13 April 2021; 20 April 2021 &       27 April 2021 (3 days)

 0800 - 1600 hours

 

Nursing Education

Level 5, Main Building

TQEH

 COURSE FULL

 

 

Cost

CALHN Employees  $77.00

SA Health Employees $165.00

Non SA Health Employees $330.00

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.
  • If a course is cancelled and the course manual is not returned within two weeks a $50 manual replacement fee applies.

 

For further information

David Cunningham, Nurse Educator

Telephone:  8222 7313 or pager:  #47866

Email: david.cunningham@sa.gov.au

 

Bookings are essential

Places are limited to 12 candidates only

Additional places will be available on day two and three for RNs who have recently completed the ARC ALS1 course

All necessary documents will be sent out at least three weeks before the commencement of day one.

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

Please complete the application form and return to NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

 

CALHN & SA Health employees click here to apply

All other applicants click here to apply


 

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

All program times are 9am to 3pm
Friday 28th May 2021 - TQEH - PROGRAM IS NOW FULL
Friday 25th June 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 14 June 2021
Friday 6th August 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 26 July 2021

Further dates will be advertised shortly

Application Form

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.

 

For Further Information Contact

David Cunningham, Education Facilitator

Telephone: 8222 7313  or  Pager: 47866

Email: david.cunningham@sa.gov.au

  

OPD Study Day

Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) professional development days for all outpatient departments (OPD) has now scheduled dates for 2021.

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 5th May 2021 - Applications close 23 April 2021

Time:  0800hrs-1630hrs
Venue:  The Royal Adelaide Hospital

Thursday 25th November 2021 - Applications close 12 November 2021

Time:  0800hrs-1630hrs
Venue:  The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Application Form

Contact

Marijana MacFarlane - Nurse Educator 

CALHN Nursing Education

Telephone: 7074 1980

 
 

Introduction to Shift Coordinator

Audience

Open to all CALHN Registered Nurses who are thinking about transitioning into the role of the shift coordinator or team leader in their area.

Aim
The introduction to shift coordinator program aims to provide participants with the core skills and knowledge required to transition into the role successfully.

Learning Outcomes

To enable participants to:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the shift coordinator in CALHN.
  • Have an understanding of the patient journey and how the shift coordinator plays a role in this.
  • Take the lead in a variety of different scenarios such as deteriorating patient, code black, situational monitoring and prioritisation.
  • Utilise different communication skills to manage a variety of situations such as conflict management, de-escalation and providing feedback.
  • Understand the challenges of the role and recognising the importance of debrief and reflection.
Details

Participants are required to:

  • Complete pre-program material prior to attending (approx. 2.5 hours)
  • Attend a 5.5 hour Professional Development Day  (face to face)
  • Post course reflective exercise to be submitted on learning central.

 Optional if supported: day following course to be allocated a super-nummary shift to work as a shift coordinator.


Dates

All program times are 10.00am – 4.00pm

  DATE OF PROGRAM

VENUE

  APPLICATIONS CLOSE

  Thursday 11th February 2021

RAH

  FULLY BOOKED

  Wednesday 14th April 2021

TQEH

  FULLY BOOKED

  Wednesday 9th June  2021

RAH

  24 May 2021


Click here to Apply


For more information please contact:

Zoe Hewitt -  Zoe.hewitt@sa.gov.au

CALHN Nursing Education



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

Suitable for Clinical Nursing and Medical Staff

Program 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.

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

Dates, Times and Locations

Wednesday 21 April 2021 0830 – 1300

To be held at Glenside Health Service in the Administration and Learning Services Building

Click Here to Apply

Presenters

Lisa Wilton                                                      Bernie Stefan-Rasmus

Advanced NC MH GP Shared Care               Advanced Nurse Consultant, Mental Health Clinical Program

OCP                                                                Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Telephone: 0411 224 904                              Telephone (08) 7087 1804

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

 


Long Acting Intramuscular Injection - Trainers Refresher Education Day

Program 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.

Dates, Times and Locations

Wednesday 21 April 2021 0830 – 1300

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.

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

 


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.

Mental Health Staff are advised to attend this training at Glenside Campus, please refer to the course page Managing Actual & Potential Aggression (MAPA) Training - Glenside Health Services on Learning Central


Please note: There will be a $22 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 28th April 2021

TQEH

  COURSE FULL

0800-1630

  Wednesday 12th May 2021

TQEH

  COURSE FULL

0800-1630

  Monday 31st May 2021

TQEH

  COURSE FULL

0800-1630

  Thursday 10th June 2021

RAH

  COURSE FULL

0800-1630

  Tuesday 13th July

RAH

   30 June 2021

0800-1630

  Monday 26th July

TQEH

   COURSE FULL

0800-1630

  Thursday 5th August

RAH

  20th July 2021

0800-1630

  Monday 23rd August

TQEH

  9th August 2021

0800-1630

  Monday 6th September

RAH

  13th August 2021

0800-1630

  Friday 10th September

TQEH

  23rd August 2021

0800-1630

  Wednesday 20th October

TQEH

  5th October 2021

0800-1630

  Thursday 28th October

RAH

  11th October 2021

0800-1630

  Tuesday 16th November

RAH

  1st November 2021

0800-1630

  Wednesday 24th November

TQEH

  8th November 2021

0800-1630

  Thursday 2nd December

RAH

  19th November 2021

0800-1630

  Friday 10th December

TQEH

  22nd November 2021

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

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

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

Suitable for Mental Health Clinical Program Staff 

There will be two sessions per day, 0800-1200 and 1300 - 1700.  Attendance is only required at one session.  Please nominate "AM" or "PM" on your application form.

Staff who arrive late will be asked to leave and rebook to attend another session.

Course Objectives

The programme delivers a solid foundation, based on the philosophy 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

Eligibility / Entry Requirements

This program is on offer to CALHN Mental Health Clinical Program Staff only.  Staff must have completed the online theory component prior to booking attendance at the practical assessment.  Evidence of completion of the online theory component must be sent with the application form.  It will not be accepted on the day.

Program Co-ordinator

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

Training Location

Training will be conducted at various locations, identified below.

Dates and Times

18.2.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Clinical Education, Room 2, Level 2, General Tower Building, TQEH)

16.3.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

25.3.21 (0800-1200)  (Clinical Education, Room 3, Level 2, General Tower Building, TQEH)

8.4.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Clinical Education, Room 2, Level 2, General Tower Building, TQEH)

4.5.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

19.5.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

2.6.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

27.7.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

25.8.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

1.9.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

15.9.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

12.10.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Clinical Education, Room 3, Level 2, General Tower Building, TQEH)

27.10.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

3.11.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

23.11.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

2.12.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

8.12.21 (0800-1200) OR (1300-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)


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

 

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

Bernie Stefan-Rasmus

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Telephone:  (08) 7087 1800

Email:  bernie.stefan-rasmus@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

Please check with Lisa Wilton (lisa.wilton@sa.gov.au) regarding program availability.

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

Please check with Lisa Wilton (lisa.wilton@sa.gov.au) regarding program availability.

Presenter and Convenor

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

Application Form

Click here to apply



Medication Safety Link Nurse Meetings

Audience

Open to all CALHN Nursing Staff who have a Standard 4 Portfolio


Overview 

I encourage MSLN to attend this forum to further understand the role, discuss medication issues, network and assist with the dissemination of important medication related information in the clinical environment. The aim is to reduce preventable medication errors in line with the WHO ‘Medication without Harm – Know. Check. Ask’

Please see the list below of the future dates for the 2021 MSLN Meetings, 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 both video and sound.


 DATES

TIME

TQEH / RAH / HRC/ St Margaret’s / PAC

  Tuesday Feb 2nd 2021

1400-1500

  Microsoft Teams – outlook request

  Monday Mar 1st 2021

1400-1500

  Microsoft Teams – outlook request

  Tuesday Apr 20th 2021

1400-1500

  Microsoft Teams – outlook request

  Thursday May 20th 2021

1400-1500

  Microsoft Teams – outlook request

  Wednesday Jun 23rd  2021

1400-1500

  Microsoft Teams – outlook request

  Thursday Jul 29th

1400-1500

  Microsoft Teams – outlook request

  Monday Aug 30th

1400-1500

  Microsoft Teams – outlook request

  Monday Sept 20th

1400-1500

  Microsoft Teams – outlook request

  Wednesday Oct 13th

1400-1500

  Microsoft Teams – outlook request

  Wednesday Nov 10th

1400-1500

  Microsoft Teams – outlook request


Details

No registration is required. If you wish to join the MSLN team please contact Maxine Tredrea with your name / Hospital / ward location. 


For further information please contact session coordinator:

Maxine Tredrea Nurse Educator 

CALHN Nursing Education Email: maxine.tredrea@sa.gov.au 

Phone: 7074 0628

Negative Pressure Therapy Skills Training

V.A.C Therapy Skills Training for TQEH and RAH Nursing Staff

This complimentary course is sponsored by KCI Medical and endorsed by the Australian College of Nursing and is intended for acute and community clinicians in wound care.

The VAC System is the preferred supplier to RAH and TQEH Sites

Learning Objectives for this workshop include:

·         Identify the role of V.A.C.® Therapy  & V.A.C. VERAFLO™ Therapy in wound healing

·         Increase confidence in application of V.A.C.® Therapy  & V.A.C. VERAFLO™ Therapy

·         Increase confidence in using V.A.C.® Therapy devices and troubleshooting

All sessions 0900 - 1600  *NOTE:  Later start time than normal

DATE OF PROGRAM

VENUE

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

23 March 2021

RAH

FULLY BOOKED

20 May 2021

HRC

FULLY BOOKED

17 June 2021

RAH

FULLY BOOKED

12 August 2021

TQEH

12 July 2021

17 November 2021

RAH

15 October 2021




Click here to Apply

Enquiries

Karen Simunov | Karen.Simunov@sa.gov.au

Gloria Munro | Gloria.Munro@sa.gov.au   


RENASYS NPWT System Skills Training for HRC Staff

This complimentary course is sponsored by Smith & Nephew and is intended for acute and community clinicians in wound care

The Renasys System is the preferred supplier to the HRC Site

 

 Learning Objectives for this workshop include:

  • Identify the role of RENASYS NPWT System Therapy in wound healing
  • Increase confidence in application of RENASYS NPWT System
  • Increase confidence in using RENASYS NPWT System and troubleshooting

 All sessions 0900 - 1600  *NOTE:  Later start time than normal

DATE OF PROGRAM

VENUE

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

  20 May 2021

HRC

     19 April 2021

Click here to Apply


Enquiries

Karen Simunov | Karen.Simunov@sa.gov.au

Gloria Munro | Gloria.Munro@sa.gov.au  







NSQHS Standard 4 Professional Development Day 2021

Audience

Open to all CALHN Nursing Staff

Overview

This Professional development day is relevant for all CALHN nurses who manage medication and especially if responsible for maintaining a standard 4 portfolio. Presenters are from a range of nursing and allied health professionals actively involved in medication safety roles.

Learning Outcomes

  • Enhance the understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the CALHN Medication  Safety Link Nurse
  • Be aware of emerging trends and themes in medication management
  • To be a stronger advocate of medication safety in your workplace

Program Content

  • The consumer experience
  • Best Practice Systems
  • Medication Safety, Quality and Risk Management
  • On the Couch with the Experts – Unpacking a medication event
  • Auditing the right way

DATE

VENUE

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

TIME

Monday March 29th 2021

RAH

01 March 2021 

0800 – 1630 

Friday August 20th 2021

TQEH

20 July 2021 

0800 – 1630 


Bookings essential - Click here for Application

For further information please contact session coordinator: 

Maxine Tredrea

Nurse Educator – CALHN Nursing Education

Email: maxine.tredrea@sa.gov.au

Phone: 7074 0628 


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:

Zoe Robb - Nurse Educator

zoe.robb@sa.gov.au

Ph: 7074 3500



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
  • Difficult conversations

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

  22 April 2021

RAH

 COURSE FULL

  19 May 2021

RAH

   COURSE FULL

  24 June 2021

TQEH

   07 June 2021

  14 July 2021

TQEH

   28 June 2021

  04 August 2021

RAH

   26 July 2021

  21 September 2021

TQEH

   6 September 2021

  20 October 2021

RAH

   5 October 2021

  11 November 2021

TQEH

   25 October 2021

  02 December 2021

TQEH

   26 November 2021



 Click here to Apply

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

 



Preceptorship Forums

Forum Aims

Preceptorship forums are designed to refresh, maintain and build on Preceptorship skills in staff that have successfully completed the Preceptorship Program. Forums will also allow for debrief, problem solving and discussions among the peer group facilitated by an educator.

 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of the Preceptorship Program


Dates

No bookings required.

DATE

VENUE

TIME

  29th April 2021

   TQEH –  Main Building 

   Level 2, Room 3

2.00pm – 3.00pm

  11th June 2021

   RAH – Room 7D252

2.00pm – 3.00pm



Radiotherapy Workshop

Overview/ Program Content

The aim of the workshop is to acquaint participants with types of radiotherapy including external beam and brachytherapy, the biological impact of radiation on cancerous and normal tissue, treatment planning, skin toxicities and adverse side effects and the nursing management of people undergoing radiotherapy. Issues related to radiation hazards and principles of protection are also addressed.

Workshop will also include a tour of the RAH radiotherapy department.


Learning Outcomes

The participants will gain a basic understanding of the principles of managing patients undergoing radiotherapy, how to care for these patients and the principles behind this care.


Dates

½  day program

Day 1 - Thursday 12th August 2021  (8.30am - 4.30pm)

Day 2 - Friday 13th August 2021 (8.30am - 12.30pm)

Venue:  Royal Adelaide Hospital

Applications close: 26th July 2021


Cost

Non SA Health Employees:  $270.00

SA Health Employees:  Not applicable.


Bookings essential 

CALHN & SA Health employees click here to apply

All other applicants click here to apply




For Further Information please contact session coordinator:

Angela Luppino

70744116

angela.luppino@sa.gov.au





Return to Work Skills Update

Return to Work Skills Update (RTW)

Mandatory Clinical Skill Update

  • Completion of Mandatory Updates (refer to ‘Home’ page)

  • Attendance at an Annual Update Day OR completion of practical updates within clinical area

Sunrise Workshop / Sunrise Refresher  

Staff having previously used Sunrise EMR and are returning to work after a 6 month absence require their Line Manager to complete a Sunrise Training Request Form.

Sunrise training request form 


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 Transition to Professional Practice Program (TPPP), to join a structured program that will assist with transitioning safely into the acute care environment.

The six month program offers access to regular clinical support from education staff, bedside and formal education through interactive professional development days.

Click here for more information 

For further information, please contact program coordinator:

Jenna Georgacopoulos - Nurse Educator

CALHN Nursing Education

Email: Jenna.georgacopoulos@sa.gov.au

Telephone: 8222 6746 Pager: 6811

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.

maximum 4 participants 

All sessions held 14.00-1530 

To book into available sessions, click on link below, and sign in.

Click here to book in 


For further information contact

Gloria Munro - gloria.munro@sa.gov.au




 

Tracheostomy Champion Training

Tracheostomy Champion Training

AIM: To accredit staff to provide ongoing refresher training of Tracheostomy care.

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

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

·         Importance of Aseptic Technique and Hand Hygiene

·         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 Tracheostomy Care Organisational Wide Instruction policy and procedure (OWI)

·         Understand the role and responsibilities of the Tracheostomy Champion                                                                             

SESSION PREREQUISITES:

1. Learning Central Tracheostomy Learning Modules -Basic (general areas) and Advanced (ED OPD and ENT)

2. Learning Central - Hand Hygiene

3. Learning Central – Aseptic Technique

PARTICIPANTS: Registered Nurses who work in the clinical area where Tracheostomy refresher training is in high demand.
The Champion role needs to be supported by your Nurse Unit Manager


  • If you require Tracheostomy Champion Training in your area, please contact Gloria Munro, 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:

Gloria Munro - Nurse Educator

gloria.munro@sa.gov.au

Ph: 7074 3500 I  Pager: 6788


Next training dates:  TBA after contacting above Nurse Educator. Times 1330-1530 negotiable. Limited numbers and booking process required. Contact Gloria Munro for further details.

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION FORM


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



Tracheostomy Humidification

Tracheostomy Humidification set up and management


Audience: Clinical Staff who look after tracheostomy patients

Aim: to gain knowledge and skill on the set up and management of the 950 and 850 Fisher and Paykel humidification systems used in CALHN for tracheostomy humidification

 


For further information please contact session coordinator:

 

Gloria Munro, Nurse Educator – CALHN Nursing Education

Email: Gloria.munro@sa.gov.au 


Trauma Informed Care and Practice - Glenside Health Services

This session is available to CALHN staff only.

Workshop Aim

Trauma has a significant impact both personally and economically on a Societies’ functioning and well being. 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

Pre-Readings

Click here for pre-readings.

These will also be sent with the enrolment confirmation email.

Dates, Times and Location

Sessions will be held at Glenside Health Services in the Administration and Learning Services building and ECMHS, Tranmere.

Session Dates and times are:

12.2.21 (0930-1700) (ECMHS, 172 Glynburn Road, Tranmere)

24.3.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

7.4.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

24.5.21 (0930-1700) (WCMHS, 57 Woodville Road, Woodville)

8.6.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

21.7.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

24.8.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

7.9.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

26.10.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

16.11.21 (0830-1700) (Admin & Learning Services Building, Glenside Health Services)

Applications

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

 



Wound Study Days / Workshops 2021 (CALHN)

Aim

CALHN Wound Program Study Days / Workshops aim to improve patient outcomes by increasing the clinical and professional knowledge and practice of wound management.

A blended learning approach is offered with pre-requisites and/or optional self-directed learning opportunities. On acceptance of application the pre-requisites are to be emailed to successful applicants

 

Audience:

Open to CALHN Skin and Wound Assessment Team (SWAT) clinicians and / or other clinicians with an interest in an identified topic related to their work area.

Clinicians with an interest in a SWAT Portfolio can find additional information here 


2021 Study Days and Dates


Skin and Wound Basics Workshop

Introduction to assessment, product choice, pressure injuries and skin tear management

NOTE: Attendance is a mandatory to become a CALHN SWAT Nurse

 DATE OF PROGRAM

VENUE

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

TIME

  16 April 2021

TQEH

COURSE FULL

0800 - 1600

  08 July 2021

TQEH

COURSE FULL

0800 - 1600

  01 October 2021

RAH

01 September 2021

0800 - 1600

Click here for Skin & Wound Basics Application

Advanced Pressure Injury Workshop (LIMITED to SWAT Nurses)

Increased awareness of pressure Injury pathophysiology and staging including device-related pressure injuries. Best practice including equipment and nutrition.

 DATE OF PROGRAM

VENUE

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

TIME

  25th May 2021

  RAH

  23 April 2021

0800 - 1600

  27th May 2021

  TQEH

  23 April 2021

0800 - 1600

Click here for Advance Pressure Injury Application


Medical Wound Management Study Day

Wound management in the Medical patient including stoma care, pressure injury, skin care and other wound-related issues.

 DATE OF PROGRAM

VENUE

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

TIME

  29 June 2021

TQEH

  01 June 2021

0800 - 1530

Click here for Medical Wound Management Application

Surgical Wound Management Study Day

Wound management in the Surgical patient including stoma care, surgical site infections pressure injury and other wound-related issues.

 DATE OF PROGRAM

VENUE

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

TIME

  13 October 2021

RAH

14 September 2021

0800 - 1530

Click here for Surgical Wound Application

Leg Ulcer Workshop

Leg ulcer differentiation, assessment and management, including bandaging workshop

 DATE OF PROGRAM

VENUE

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

TIME

  12 May 2021

RAH

12 April 2021

0800 - 1530

   04 August 2021

TQEH

02 July 2021

0800 - 1530

Click here for Leg Ulcer workshop Application


Negative Pressure Therapy Skills Training

Refer to Negative Pressure Course page 

NOTE: Attendance is a mandatory to become a CALHN SWAT Nurse

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. 

Click here for Vascular Access Courses

 

For further information, please contact:
Zoe Robb - Nurse Educator

Phone: 7074 3500 Zoe Robb