CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Clinical Nurse Professional Development Program (CNPDP)


 Open to all CALHN Level 2 Registered Nurses.


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


Wednesday 3rd February 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 25 January 2021

Wednesday 3rd March 2021 - RAH - Applications close 22 February 2021

Tuesday 6th April 2021 - TQEH - Applications close 29 March 2021

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


For more information please contact:

Max Tredrea - Nurse Educator
CALHN Nursing Education