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4 CPD Hours

This four-hour module has been designed for both Enrolled and Registered Nurses to revise key aspects of abdominal assessment.

This module will provide you with the combination of knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and abilities that underpin competent abdominal assessments. The content...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study explores drug and alcohol addiction, treatment options and relapse prevention. Students will examine the concepts of therapeutic relationships and legal and ethical dimensions of caring for clients with addictions. Case management for clients with a drug and alcohol addiction...

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14 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

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14 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

1 CPD Hour

Vaccines have been very successful at decreasing the incidence and in some cases wiping out disease altogether. Due to this success most people have never seen many of the diseases, which are covered in the National Immunisation Program. As a consequence, there has been a greater focus on the...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study prepares students to plan, assess and manage patients receiving anaesthesia. Through a series of activities and readings, students will investigate the necessity of planning in peri-anaesthesia nursing. Commencing with the importance of physical assessment and interviewing...

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150 CPD Hours

This is the foundational neonatal unit of study. The purpose of this unit of study is for students to develop greater understanding of normal physiology which will in turn facilitate the development of advanced clinical assessment skills. This is achieved by providing essential grounding in...

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150 CPD Hours

The purpose of this unit of study is to link evidence based nursing to clinical practice and by using a ‘principles’ approach to learning. You will have the opportunity to explore the concepts of acute and chronic pain. Content covered in clinical guidelines, pain assessment, and investigations...

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that the program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

150 CPD Hours

The purpose of this unit of study is to build on and consolidate knowledge achieved in the pre-requisite unit of study Applied neonatal physiology (071). Students are challenged to consider issues specifically related to assessment, growth and normal development of the neonate. This unit of...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study takes a case study approach to clinical assessment to promote a better understanding of the ageing process, theories of ageing and changes in physiology. It is designed to provide the student with the skills and knowledge that will be needed to effectively assess older people...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to facilitate the development of the audiometry nurse’s understanding of the hearing process and client assessment. Content covered within this unit of study includes the anatomy, physiology and pathology of hearing, alterations to hearing, assessment and...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study relates to haemopoeitic stem cell transplantation (peripheral blood and bone marrow) and includes physiology of transplant immunology, patient and donor transplant work up, review of common transplant protocols, treatment and management strategies. The psychological impact of...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study addresses treatment options relevant to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer. Topics Ie localised treatments such as surgery and radiotherapy, systemic treatments include chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and biological modifiers. Treatment induced side effects will also be...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed for both breast specialist and generalist nurses. The unit of study reviews normal anatomy and physiology of the breast in relation to pathological findings associated with the different types of breast cancer. Global issues of epidemiology, aetiology, risk factors...

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The Westmead Breast Cancer Institute in collaboration with the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) developed this program to support rural and remote nurses to gain a better understanding of the clinical diagnosis and management of patients with breast cancer, within a multidisciplinary setting...

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7 CPD Hours

Nurses are expected to fit in huge workloads and tasks often under pressure as unexpected outcomes occur frequently. The cost of such demands can often leave them overloaded and exhausted. At times their enjoyment of their work suffers along with the quality of care they are able to offer their...

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1 CPD Hour

We live in a land of abundance and it seems inconceivable that malnutrition rates among the Australian population are increasing. Studies in Australia show the prevalence of malnutrition in Australia in both the community and in residential aged care facilities (RACF) is at unacceptably high...

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4 CPD Hours

This four-hour module has been designed for both Enrolled and Registered Nurses to revise key aspects of cardiac assessments.

This module will provide you with the combination of knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and abilities that underpin competent cardiac assessments. The content is...

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150 CPD Hours

 This unit of study is designed to explore issues specific to nursing practice in the cardiac critical care setting. Topics explored in this unit of study i.e.: advanced cardiopulmonary support, heart failure, hypertension, diabetes and heart disease, advanced cardiac pharmacology, valvular...

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1 CPD Hour

Cardiac rehabilitation services have existed in Australia for over five decades, yet only a third of patients access this service despite strong evidence that secondary prevention, including cardiac rehabilitation leads to a reduction in hospital admissions and improvement in mortality. Fewer...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study has been designed to develop the nurse’s ability to manage patients receiving various systemic therapies for cancer. Systemic treatment regimens i.e. cytotoxic therapy, biotherapy, targeted therapies, hormonal therapy and supportive therapies. Integral to patient care is an...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to prepare paediatric nurses for the assessment and management of children and young adults who present with mental health problems. Particular reference is made to mental health nursing assessment and diagnostic categories of mental disorders. Case assessment,...

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150 CPD Hours

The aim of this unit of study is to help students explore child development within the theory and context of the family’s bio-psychosocial and cultural environment. Child and family health nurses working with families with infants and young children must have an in-depth understanding of a child...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study explores the impetus for change in conventional health service delivery and the issues related to providing health services for people with chronic disease. Nurses manage patients with chronic and complex issues and, in doing so, need to develop their knowledge and skills in...

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14 CPD Hours

This workshop attracts no fees for employees of NSW Health. Limited fee paying places are also available.

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30 CPD Hours

Chronic disease management e-learning package is an online learning program that consists of eight modules that includes Foundations and Seven disease-specific modules arthritis, asthma, cancer, coronary heart disease, dementia, diabetes and chronic kidney disease which provide comprehensive...

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14 CPD Hours

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course combines theory and practice and is designed for nurses...

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14 CPD Hours

This workshop attracts no fees for employees of NSW Health. Limited fee paying places are also available.

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

150 CPD Hours

 This unit of study is designed for nurses working in the audiometry setting. The focus of this unit of study is on integration of theory to practice and the competencies required to work as an audiometry nurse. Concepts covered includes communication, professional standards, patient education...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to allow students to explore, consolidate and apply clinical knowledge of acute and chronic disorders that affect older people. Common disorders are grouped into a ‘syndromes’ approach referred to as the five ‘I’s: instability, immobility, incontinence,...

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1 CPD Hour

A must attend webinar for all clinical leaders and aspiring nurse leaders

Clinical leaders are seen as experts in their field who use interpersonal skills to inspire and enable other nurses and health care providers to deliver quality patient care. In other words, a...

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150 CPD Hours

 

This unit of study is designed for registered nurses working in the orthopaedic environment. The purpose of the unit of study is to examine the pathophysiology and management of patients with orthopaedic conditions with a focus on trauma and musculoskeletal disorders.

150 CPD Hours

The unit of study is designed to advance existing communication skills and provide the student with the opportunity to develop additional strategies to improve their interpersonal skills when caring for patients facing various health challenges, such as life-limiting illnesses and life-...

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150 CPD Hours

The focus of this unit of study is the needs of the client with both substance use and other complex needs. The clients’ groups are young people, pregnant women, those with mental health needs, those under an involuntary treatment order and those who have blood born virus diseases. Students...

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150 CPD Hours

Urinary and faecal incontinence affect many patients across the age span; therefore, nurses working across a diversity of practice settings require an understanding of continence management to sensitively plan and implement care. This unit of study identifies key aspects of continence management...

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7 CPD Hours

About the course

This short course will provide an update on continence assessment and management. Participants will learn how to assist the client to understand how incontinence occurs, its psychological impact, and what they can do to manage, improve or cure it.

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150 CPD Hours

Nurses are pivotal to providing a continuum of patient care and require knowledge and skills to work within a multidisciplinary team caring for patient’s once their initial intense treatments have completed. This unit of study explores the specialist breast care nurses’ role in the management of...

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

In this course participants...

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change without notice.

Who should attend?

This short...

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150 CPD Hours

Day surgery is an increasingly popular option for patients requiring elective surgery. Modern day surgery has evolved considerably due to advances in both surgical and anaesthetic techniques, providing safe, efficient and cost effective patient care in todays fast paced healthcare environment....

150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed for registered nurses with a specific interest in, or who work with, clients who have dementia. It provides students with opportunities to develop new knowledge or extend their current knowledge in this challenging specialty. The unit of study explores what is and...

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1 CPD Hour

Currently in Australia we are facing the ramifications of an ageing population. In every sector of society, including health, we will encounter older people more so than ever before. It is, therefore, becoming imperative for clinicians to be equipped with the tools to recognise the symptoms of...

4 CPD Hours

This four-hour module has been designed for both Enrolled and Registered Nurses to revise situations where a patient may be or is deteriorating.

This module will provide you with the combination of knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and abilities that will underpin your actions for...

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150 CPD Hours

Advanced nursing practice requires not only an understanding of specialist or generalist clinical nursing knowledge but also broader notions of professional practice, health policy and research.

This unit of study explores the notion of advanced nursing practice within the context of the...

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14 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is...

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1 CPD Hour

Many people admitted to hospital for surgical procedures may also have diabetes. Recent studies have shown that people admitted for any condition, will have a longer average length of stays if they also have diabetes.

Regardless of the reason for the admission, the appropriate management...

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150 CPD Hours

 

 Drug and alcohol use impacts on the health and welfare of many Australians, health service delivery and the provision of nursing care across many settings. This unit of study aims to facilitate the development of the required knowledge and skills to enable the nurse to provide...

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1 CPD Hour

The current outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa has been declared by the World Health Organization as a public health emergency of international concern, and the United Nations has declared it a threat to international peace and security. What are the implications for Australian...

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to explore issues specific to nursing practice in the emergency setting. Topics explored in this unit of study include triage, trauma management, medical and surgical presentations, mental health emergencies, disaster management, and stabilisation and transfer.  ...

440 CPD Hours

The Entry to Practice for Internationally Qualified nurses (EPIQ) program is held at our Parramatta, New South Wales campus. It builds on previous knowledge, skills and experience in preparation for demonstration of safe practice at entry to practice level according to the...

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1 CPD Hour

Nurses are encouraged to be reflective practitioners. Reflective practice can contribute to facilitating significant change, can be used as a process of personal and professional development, and has the potential to directly improve patient care. This webcast aims to explain the process of...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to deepen the student’s understanding of the complexity of contemporary child and family health nursing care in the community setting. The family is examined from a socio-ecological perspective and within the broader environment in which families live. Primary...

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A web-based learning resource containing continuing professional development and information resources related to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) for midwives and other health professionals. This is a joint Australian College of Nursing (ACN) & Australian College of Midwives (ACM) project...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to form the basis for a sound understanding of financial management in health care. Funding arrangements in the Australian health care system, including economic principles and decision-making, and the implications of scarce resources, are outlined. Accrual...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study explores the position and role of women from sociological, psychological and political perspectives. By reviewing the issues concerning the position of women, feminism (including the historical and current views) and the discourses surrounding women’s health, the student will...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to meet the learning needs of nurses caring for adults and children with haematological disorders in a variety of clinical areas, such as general wards, cancer care, palliative care and the community. The content aims to broaden the student’s theoretical knowledge...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to optimise the student’s understanding of what it is like to age in today’s society. It provides an opportunity to critically evaluate attitudes, myths and stereotypes associated with ageing, giving students the opportunity to explore the challenges that an ageing...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to provide comprehensive coverage of specific and essential aspects of human resource management. Topics including managing people and employee relations, team building, performance management, recruitment and selection of staff, training and development. This unit...

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100 CPD Hours

This course is designed for registered nurses working in health areas where administration of immunisation is part of their role and registered nurses who wish to enhance their career opportunities. Successful completion of this course is one of the requirements necessary for RNs to administer...

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is...

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25 CPD Hours

This course is designed for registered nurses who are required to perform Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccinations (BCG) as part of their roles. The purpose of the course is to provide you with a theoretical framework you can use in your clinical practice when you are required to administer,...

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25 CPD Hours

This course is designed for registered nurses who are required to perform Tuberculin Skin Tests (TSTs) at part of their roles. The purpose of the course is to provide you with a theoretical framework that you can use in your clinical practice when you administer, read, interpret and document TST...

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

150 CPD Hours

This unit of study aims to develop student’s knowledge and skills in all aspects of infant and child nutrition and feeding, and develop nurses who can work in partnership with the family to promote and maintain breastfeeding and advise on the ongoing nutritional requirements of infants and young...

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14 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is...

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7 CPD Hours

This short course will provide participants with the Infection Prevention and Control knowledge to implement appropriate strategies that support residents and staff in your residential care facility. This short course is conducted over one day and is...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study provides students with opportunities to consolidate and expand their clinical knowledge, skills, and attitudes within the specialty of the instrument and circulating nurse in the context of perioperative nursing. It concentrates on patient care in the perioperative environment...

150 CPD Hours

This unit of study explores advanced assessment and management of patients requiring intensive care nursing. Topics explored in this unit of study include multi-organ dysfunction syndrome, infection control issues in intensive care, advanced concepts in haemodynamic monitoring, further...

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This introductory short...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study introduces students to leadership and management in the modern Australian health care system. Theoretical ideas around management, leadership, organisations and change management are introduced. Students will reflect on organisational culture, teamwork and motivation. The...

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14 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that the content is subject to change without notice.

Who should attend?

This course is...

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7 CPD hours

This course is designed for registered nurses, including clinical nurse specialists and clinical nurse educators currently practicing in the acute or critical care setting, and is highly relevant for nurses working in settings where IV fluids are administered regularly.

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1 CPD Hour

In the health care system, nurses are ubiquitous and have both formal and informal leadership roles. Nurses are in a position to influence workplace culture, access and quality of health care provision.
Workplace culture can be intrinsically linked to leadership often with a ‘knock on’...

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12 CPD Hours

This highly interactive two day short course for early and mid-career nurses enables participants to build their confidence as leaders and further develop their leadership skills. Participants will have the opportunity to develop a leadership portfolio, which will form the basis of their...

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

Understanding the legal...

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14 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

150 CPD Hours

Developed in conjunction with

 

One of the most indepth medical imaging courses available in Australia, this comprehensive online course of 150 hours of...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study examines the historical, social, economic and cultural influences on men’s health. Themes explored include the epidemiology of men’s health and the historical events and cultural contexts that have shaped men and their roles in contemporary society.

1 CPD Hour

Changing behaviours that impact negatively on health is difficult for both client and health professionals alike. Behaviours such as smoking, overeating, drinking, or lack of exercise, result in preventable risk factors that can cause illness and death. Chronic illness poses a significant burden...

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4 CPD Hours

Note: You will need to enrol in both Modules 7 and 8 to cover both the upper and  lower limbs.

This four-hour module has been designed for both Enrolled and Registered Nurses to revise key aspects of musculoskeletal and neurovascular assessment of the lower limbs.

This module will...

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4 CPD Hours

Note:  You will need to enrol in both Modules 7 and 8 to cover both the upper and  lower limbs.

This four-hour module has been designed for both Enrolled and Registered Nurses to revise situations where you are assessing a patient’s upper limbs for muskuloskeletal and/or neurovascular...

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150 CPD Hours

The purpose of this unit of study is to build on and consolidate knowledge achieved in the pre-requisite unit of study Applied neonatal physiology (071). Throughout all sections there is an underlying theme of individualised, family focused developmentally supportive care which is an essential...

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4 CPD Hours

This module, consisting of two sections, has been designed for both Enrolled and Registered Nurses to revise key aspects when performing a neurological assessment.

The module will provide you with the combination of knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and abilities that underpin...

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1 CPD Hour

Registered nurses play a pivotal role in assessing and managing patient's pain in all health care domains.

This webcast on Pain management will help you implement evidence-based practice in your clinical specialty.

This one-hour webcast aims to empower nurses to take responsibility...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed for registered nurses working in musculoskeletal and rheumatology environments. The purpose is to encourage professional growth and career development within this clinical specialty. 

Content includes: physiological processes, pathophysiology of common bone...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to meet the needs of registered nurses working in a variety of musculoskeletal and rheumatology clinical environments. 

The purpose of the unit of study is to examine inflammatory joint disease, assess clinical manifestations and explore contemporary...

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150 CPD Hours

The purpose of this unit of study is to build on and consolidate knowledge achieved in the pre-requisite units of study. This unit of study considers issues specifically related to the special needs of the new-born and family admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit. Such babies are often...

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14 CPD hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that the program is subject to change.

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is aimed at students caring for critically unwell/unstable infants. This unit of study is designed for nurses employed within specialist neonatal units attached to delivery services or within children’s hospitals that provide care for neonates with anomalies, high risk infants...

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1 CPD Hour

With the incidence of diabetes continuing to rise and the increasing complexity of self-management for those using insulin, the skill base of health providers in all areas of the health care system need to be considered. People with diabetes on insulin could be using a range of different...

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

Developed in association...

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7 CPD Hours

This workshop attracts no fees for employees of NSW Health. Limited fee paying places are also available.

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14 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course will...

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that the program is subject to change.

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study has been designed to enhance the specialist knowledge and skills required by nurses who care for critically ill or injured paediatric patients presenting to the emergency department.  Themes covered within the unit of study include; an introduction to professional practice for...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study has been designed to explore issues specific to nursing practice in a specialist paediatric intensive care setting. Topics explored in this unit of study Ie advanced concepts in haemodynamic monitoring, ventilation, analgesia and sedation, management of complex cardiac and...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to enhance the knowledge of nurses who care for infants, children and adolescents experiencing pain. The themes include pain physiology, types of pain including; acute, chronic, cancer, and procedural pain, and developmentally appropriate pain assessment. Pain...

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1 CPD Hour

Palliative care for children remains a relatively small but integral part of the health care services. A child receiving the services of palliative care can require assistance with establishing links to various community organisations that can support them over years of a slowly declining...

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14 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

14 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject
to change.

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This short course...

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1 CPD Hour

“How people die remains in the memory of those who live on” Dame Cicely Saunders, Founder of the Modern Hospice Movement.

Nurses have a profound influence on how patients cope with terminal illness and maintain their sense of dignity. Many myths surround the role of palliative...

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14 CPD Hours

This workshop attracts no fees for employees of NSW Health. Limited fee paying places are also available.

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

3 CPD Hours

This three-hour module has been designed for both Enrolled and Registered Nurses to revise key aspects of physical assessment.

This module will provide you with the combination of knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and abilities that underpin competent physical assessments. The content...

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14 CPD Hours

About the CPD short courses

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

150 CPD Hours

This unit of study prepares students to assess and manage patients in the initial recovery period following surgery or an anaesthetic procedure. Issues and content covered in this unit of study provide students with an opportunity to develop advanced clinical skills, especially in airway...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study provides the student with the opportunity to explore the role of the nurse across a diversity of perioperative settings, as well as identifying professional issues related to specialist perioperative practice. The unit of study considers contemporary and professional issues...

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150 CPD Hours

Practice nurses require diverse and specialist skills and knowledge so they can work collaboratively in the general practice environment. The role of the practice nurse is expanding with new models of care building on their knowledge and skills in primary health care, care coordination and...

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7 CPD Hours

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

150 CPD Hours

Primary health care encompasses many diverse areas of practice for nurses - for example community nursing, occupational health, general practice and community outreach programs. This unit of study will examine the nurses’ role in primary health care through exploring the students’ application of...

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150 CPD Hours

The unit of study is designed to advance the acute care nurses ability to assess and manage acutely ill adults. Concepts explored in this unit of study will focus on factors used for the assessment and management of the deteriorating patient.

150 CPD Hours

This unit of study focuses on the assessment and management of infants, children and young people with acute illness/injury in the hospital setting. Building on the students’ foundational knowledge of normal anatomy and physiology, and childhood development, the content is presented using a body...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to provide students with an in depth understanding of the nature of critical illness and the role of a nurse in meeting the needs of patient with life threatening conditions. The unit of study allows the students to acquire advanced clinical knowledge that...

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150 CPD Hours

This course is designed for ENs working in all clinical areas across a variety of health care facilities. It equips ENs with the knowledge underpinning the skills needed in order to render first-line emergency care of acutely ill patients in the clinical setting. This course aims to integrate...

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150 CPD Hours

This course is designed for RNs working in any clinical setting in metropolitan, regional, rural and remote areas. It equips RNs with the knowledge underpinning the skills needed in order to render first-line emergency care in emergency/critical situations. This subject aims to enhance nurses’...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the importance of infection prevention and control within the workplace. Students examine the issues related to legislation, quality, prevention, transmission and management of infections. Students will explore some of the specific...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed for registered nurses working in a variety of orthopaedic environments. Patient assessment and clinical manifestations of patients presenting with musculoskeletal/traumatic conditions are examined. Adult learning principles are used to address topics such as:...

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150 CPD Hours

Operating suite management involves the comprehensive use of resources as well as the management of people. This unit of study aims to equip students with the fundamental principles of management and the skills required to manage the unique operating suite environment. Students will review...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study addresses the pathophysiology and systemic implications for the patient experiencing renal disease/injury. There is exploration of the cause and effect of symptomatology as well as consideration of management strategies to minimise symptom progression. There is a strong focus...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study has been designed for nurses working in a renal dialysis unit who wish to expand their understanding of the complex care requirements of a patient undergoing renal replacement therapy. It encompasses exploration of the physiological and mechanical principles behind treatment...

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150 CPD Hours

Introduces the student to the multifaceted role of the Stomal therapy nurse as well as well as providing a theoretical basis for clinical practice and competency development in stoma care. Normal anatomy and physiology and some common pathophysiology that may necessitate stoma formation are...

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150 CPD Hours

The unit of study explores the role of the aged care nurse across a diversity of settings, as well as identifying specialist knowledge and skills related to advanced clinical practice. Students will explore professional issues such as ethics, legislation, euthanasia, guardianship, restraint,...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed for registered nurses working in a variety of orthopaedic environments. It addresses contemporary professional issues facing the orthopaedic nurse in a changing health care environment. The unit of study promotes new ways of thinking and learning and addresses such...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to introduce paediatric nurses to the professional issues faced within contemporary paediatric nursing practice. Examples of such issues include: professional roles, advanced practice, competency standards, critical thinking and reflection, evidence based practice...

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150 CPD Hours

The purpose of this unit of study is to explore the professional role of stomal therapy nurses as well as providing opportunities for clinical practice and competency development. Students will gain an understanding of advanced nursing practice within the context of stomal therapy nursing and...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to introduce you to the professional issues you face within contemporary acute care nursing practice. The unit of study will promote new ways of thinking and learning, developing your teaching and mentoring abilities, enhancing your communication skills, and...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to address the diversity of needs for professional practice and development in the variety of contexts and geographical locations in which cancer care nurses work. It champions contemporary evidence based practice in cancer care relevant to professional practice,...

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150 CPD Hours

Critical care nurses work as members of multidisciplinary teams where leadership, mentoring and teamwork are vital in achieving a safe working environment. The purpose of this unit of study is to develop an understanding of evidence based nursing practice, application to provide optimum patient...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to enhance the practice of registered nurses working within the musculoskeletal and rheumatology nursing specialities. The purpose of this unit of study is to enhance the professional role of the musculoskeletal and rheumatology nurse by examining contemporary...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to introduce neonatal nurses and midwives to the professional issues faced within contemporary neonatal practice. This unit of study is based upon, The Australian College of Neonatal Nurses (ACNN) (2012) domains for neonatal care.

The aim of this unit of...

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150 CPD Hours

In this unit of study students examine the social determinants of health in the context of drug and alcohol use and social and government policy responses. Collaborative models, stakeholder participation and health promotion activities are explored. Students gain an overarching view of drug and...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed for registered nurses as an introduction to quality management. The promotion and maintenance of quality is vital to all aspects of health care. Specific emphasis is given to the difficulties in managing quality in the Australian health care environment and to the...

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

40 CPD Hours

Course overview

This course is designed for RNs holding general registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia who meet the Recency of Practice Registration Standard of three (3) months practice in the last five years but wish to refresh their knowledge in acute care...

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14 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

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14 CPD Hours

This workshop attracts no fees for employees of NSW Health. Limited fee paying places are also available.

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1 CPD Hour

There are many misconceptions about the term rehabilitation and understanding this is important to the future of rehabilitation services. The principles of rehabilitation are statements of intent for the delivery of rehabilitation and rehabilitation nursing services, yet their application in...

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4 CPD Hours

This four-hour module has been designed for both Enrolled and Registered Nurses to revise key aspects of respiratory assessment.

This module will provide you with the combination of knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and abilities that underpin competent assessments. The content is...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed for registered nurses working in a variety of clinical settings where they care for patients with respiratory problems. It addresses key issues relevant to respiratory nursing, and reviews respiratory physiology, clinical management of respiratory disorders, oxygen...

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440 CPD Hours

This course is designed for Australian registered and enrolled nurses who have not practiced within the profession for a period of more than 5 years but not exceeding 10 years and wish to return to the nursing workforce. Participants are orientated/reorientated to contemporary nursing practice...

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1 CPD Hour

The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standard 4.1.1 outlines medication incidents are to be regularly monitored, reported and investigated. There is evidence available to show that medication related adverse events in the healthcare systems do not just happen, but can be traced to one...

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S

1 CPD Hour

Social media is not a fad. It is a fundamental shift in how we see and interact with the world. It has been called the biggest change in our society since the industrial revolution. There are few that have not been affected by the power of social media. From marketing and news reporting to law...

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1 CPD Hour

Would you know how to recognise risk factors in your patients?

In Australia, Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) events kill more people than breast cancer, road traffic accidents and HIV / AIDS combined. VTE is the most common cause of preventable deaths in hospitalised patients.

Nicola...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study aims to expand the student’s undergraduate understanding of applied clinical physiology to that of an advanced level. This is achieved through the linking of complex theoretical concepts to clinical practice by utilisation of diverse clinical case scenarios. The students are...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed for nurses working in a variety of settings such as general wards, specialist oncology and haematology units, outpatient departments, acute care, palliative care and the community. Content covers symptoms and complications experienced in advanced diseases,...

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14 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

Poor group dynamics can have a detrimental effect on team performance. In this short course participants will explore the concept of working effectively within a team, the roles and responsibilities, managing...

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14 CPD Hours

This short course is designed for nurses seeking to review initiatives being implemented for the early recognition of the deteriorating patient. It will provide an overview of the importance of patient safety, as well as core skills in rapid assessment and early intervention to prevent...

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1 CPD Hour

Older people have higher rates of chronic illness than any other age population and, subsequently, are more likely to be taking multiple medications. As a result, polypharmacy presents as a significant risk for elderly people and contributes to increased adverse events such as falls, confusion...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed for registered nurses working in the musculoskeletal and rheumatology environment. The purpose of the unit of study is to examine the clinical manifestations and management of patients with musculoskeletal conditions with a focus on non-inflammatory joint disease...

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U

7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is...

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V

1 CPD Hour

Delayed wound healing occurs in a variety of wound types and can be a significant health problem. In addition to the pain and suffering the patient goes through, failure of the wound to heal also results in social and financial burden.

This webinar will cover the basics of Vacuum Assisted...

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W

1 CPD Hour

Nurses are always challenged with wounds that just won’t heal!

This webcast will help you implement evidence based practice in wound care management in your clinical area of practice.
 
This one-hour webinar aims to address and create awareness of one of the most important...

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14 CPD Hours

About the workshop

This workshop is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that the content is subject to change without notice.

Who should attend?

This workshop is...

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150 CPD Hours

This unit of study is designed to promote the development of advanced knowledge and skills in wound management. It revises the anatomy and physiology of the skin, examines the physiology of wound healing, wound assessment, principles of wound management and explores specific types of wounds and...

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14 CPD Hours

This workshop attracts no fees for employees of NSW Health. Limited fee paying places are also available.

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7 CPD Hours

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is...

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