CALHN Nursing Education Courses

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

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

2. Fire & Emergency Safety

3. Manual Tasks Theory

4. Basic Life Support Theory

5. Introduction to Challenging Behaviours - Mandatory completion before attending

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 - CANCELLED

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:

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

Ph: 8222 7224 I  Pager: 47671