CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Clinical Nurse Professional Development Day


Aim of course

The Clinical Nurse (CN) Professional Development Day aims to develop skills and knowledge for Clinical Nurses (Level 2) enabling them to perform their role effectively to enhance safety and quality of patient care delivery.

The CN 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 focussing on quality and improvements to patient centred care.

The one day program is suitable for newly appointed CNs or experienced CNs who require updating within their role.


Learning Outcomes

To enable participants to:

  •  Understanding the CN role, responsibilities and expectations
  • Maintaining a Clinical Portfolio aligned with NSQHS standards
  • Understanding Organisational Direction/Strategic Framework
  • Quality Improvement Processes (QIPs)
  • Resources & Supports – Research
  • Providing Mentoring support – Role modelling professional behaviours
  • Communication/providing feedback/educating others


Eligibility / Entry Requirements

 Open to ALL Clinical Nurses across CALHN

Program Coordinator
For further information contact: Tina Grasso on 7074 0665 or