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Women and Newborn Health Service

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nurse and a female patientThe following resources are available in this section:

  • About the 'Women Want to Know Project'
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    About the ‘Women Want to Know Project’

    The ‘Women Want to Know’ project encourages health professionals to routinely discuss alcohol and pregnancy with women and to provide consistent advice.

    Website contains links to educational resources for consumers and health professionals. Links to organisations that offer e-learning packages

    Refer to the website for further information

    WWTK

  • ANF iFolio
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Australian Nurses Federation

    Clinical update series - information sheets and correlating quizzes.

    Information sheets also available from the ‘Western Nurse’ , quiz completed online.

     

     

    Includes many midwifery and nursing related topics.

    Information sheets published on the iFolio website and Western Nurse journal.

    Each clinical update takes between 30 minutes to 1 hour

    ANF iFolio

  • BloodSafe
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    BloodSafe Australia

    BloodSafe eLearning Australia courses are designed to improve clinical transfusion practice and patient blood management knowledge.

    Free registration (same details for all packages).

    Certificate available.

    Packages include:

    • Clinical transfusion practice
    • Collecting blood specimens
    • Transporting blood
    • Postpartum haemorrhage
    • Iron deficiency anaemia

    Packages take from 30 minutes to 2 hours each to complete

    BloodSafe

  • Cancer Learning
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    Cancer Learning Australia

    Learning activities, information and resources for health professionals organised in key themes of cancer care.

    • Structured learning activities, including online modules
    • Educational resources and evidenced-based information
    • Work-related resources such as checklists and templates
    • Key resources developed by Cancer Australia

    Refer to website for further information

    Cancer learning

  • National cervical screening program
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    National cervical screening program

    Online training for healthcare providers who conduct cervical screening tests and follow-up management for women, in accordance with the recommended changes to practice and the clinical pathway.

    Certificate provided
    Modules:
    1. Cervical cancer
    2. Changes to the National Cervical Screening Program
    3. Communicating the importance of screening
    4. Screening in practice
    5. Understanding the screening pathway
    6. Communicating test results and patient management

    1 hour each module

    Cervical screening

    Additional resource:

    Cancer council

  • College of Nursing Australia
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    College of Nursing Australia

    CNnect online CPD short courses designed by The College of Nursing for all nurses registered with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

    Fees for courses apply.

    • Respiratory assessment
    • Abdominal assessment
    • cardiac assessment
    • Wound assessment
    • Neurological assessments
    • Musculoskeletal assessment
    • Infection control

    3 hours each course

    College of nurses

  • Cytotoxic safety – Antineoplastic Drug Administration for the non-cancer setting elearning module
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    Cytotoxic safety – Antineoplastic Drug Administration for the non-cancer setting elearning module

    Online e-learning package providing an overview of the role of the nurse/midwife in the safe handling, management and disposal of antineoplastic agents, including methotrexate.

    "Module One: Handling antineoplastic agents and related waste safety" is compulsory for all nurses/midwives who handle cytotoxic drugs such as methotrexate.

    Register free with eviQ to access the module.

    Link to eQuiz and certificate of completion

    • Safe handling
    • Management of contaminated waste
    • Management of spills

    Self-directed learning

    Cytotoxic safety

    This resource has been developed by: Cancer Institute NSW

  • Diverse WA Cultural Competency Training
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    Diverse WA Cultural Competency Training

    Diverse WA: Cultural Competency Training for working with people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) backgrounds

    Registration and access is restricted to WA Public Sector and local government staff, using their WA Government email address.

    Certificate available.

    • An Introduction to Cultural Competency
    • Module 1: Multicultural Western Australia
    • Module 2: Intercultural Communication Part A
    • Module 3: Intercultural Communication Part B
    • Module 4: Working with Interpreters and Translators
    • Training Evaluation and Self Assessment

    Refer to the website for further information

    Cultural competency training

  • Early recognition of the deteriorating patient
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Early Recognition of the deteriorating patient program

    Provides information on the Early Recognition of the Deteriorating Patient Program within ACT Health, Australia and provides an opportunity for other health facilities to use our resources and learn from our experience.

    Free registration.

     

     

     

     

    You can download and use documentation, including a general observation chart incorporating modified early warning scores (MEWS) and the MEWS policy.

    COMPASS education package.

    Refer to website for further information

    Compass

  • Edcan
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    Edcan

    This website, developed from the National Cancer Nursing Education Project (EdCaN), provides a competency standards framework and a suite of learning resources targeted at building capacity of the nursing workforce in cancer control, with the ultimate aim of improving health outcomes for people affected by cancer.

    Learning Domains:
    1. Professional Practice
    2. Critical thinking and analysis
    3. Provision and coordination of care
    4. Collaborative and therapeutic care

    Refer to website for further information

    Edcan

  • Global Health
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Global Health
    e-learning

    The Global Health eLearning Centre (developed by USAID Bureau of Global Health) provides Internet-based courses on public health issues.

    Printer friendly format available for courses.

    Free registration/Certificate/Personal Database of Learning.

    Examples of packages available: (not entire list)

    • Antenatal care
    • Essential newborn care
    • Female genital mutilation
    • Emergency obstetric ad newborn care

    Packages take 1 to 2 hours each to complete

    Global Health

  • Hand hygiene
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Hand Hygiene Australia

    A tool to test knowledge of hand hygiene in healthcare.

    Option to create a certificate.

    • What it is and why it is important
    • When and how
    • 5 Moments
    • Common available products
    • Consequences
    • Importance of cleaning

    10 – 15 minutes

    Hand hygiene

  • Hepatitis and STI
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    Hepatitis and STI online education

    Education for medical practitioners, nurses and other health professionals to increase their knowledge and skills in managing Hepatitis B / C and STI’s.

    Free registration.

     

     

    Packages include:

    • Hepatitis B
    • Hepatitis C
    • Sexually transmitted infections
    • Hep B = 8 hours
    • Hep C = 15 hours
    • STI’s = 8 hours

    Hepatitis/STI online

  • Infection prevention and control
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Infection prevention and control

    Training portal developed by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare.

    A series of educational modules for the health care worker who is undertaking infection control activities to enhance their knowledge and provide them with resources to assist them in safe practice, quality healthcare delivery and risk management strategies.

    Free registration.

    Modules:

    • Basic epidemiology and statistics
    • Basic microbiology and MRO
    • Cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation
    • Infectious agent screening and immunisation of health care workers
    • Management of occupational exposures
    • Outbreak management
    • Principles of infection prevention
    • Renovation, repairs and redevelopment risk management
    • Risk management of infectious agents and diseases
    • Surveillance and quality improvement

    Refer to the website for further details

    ACSQH

  • Interprofessional learning resources
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    Interprofessional learning resources

    This website provides access to five multimedia resources for training health professionals in the area of interprofessional learning (IPL).

    Project: Edith Cowan University.

    The following resources consist of a video and an accompanying Facilitators' Guide, and use simulation to facilitate the learning experience:

    • It's just a fracture!
    • Incident in the waiting room
    • He's not from here
    • Husband and wife are not coping
    • I just want to go home

    Refer to the website for further information

    IPL

  • National Centre for Gynaecological Cancers
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    National Centre for Gynaecological Cancers

    Learning modules for all health professionals to develop the knowledge and skills to support women and their partners experiencing psychosexual concerns following gynaecological cancer.

    Free registration.






    Six learning modules can be completed individually dependant on individual learning needs.

    Refer to website for further information

    PGSC

  • NPS medication safety and charting
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    NPS Medicine Wise Professional

    The NPS Online Learning Site provides health professionals and students with a range of learning activities, resources and opportunities to connect, collaborate and share.

    Free registration
    • Medication safety
    • National inpatient medication chart
    • Quality use of medicines

    Refer to website for further information

    NPS

  • Partnering to heal
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    Partnering to heal

    A computer-based, video-simulation training program on infection control practices for clinicians, health professional. students, and patient advocates.

    The training highlights effective communication about infection control practices and ideas for creating a "culture of safety" in healthcare institutions to keep patients from getting sicker. Users assume the identity of the following five main characters and make decisions about preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs)

    Refer to the website for further information

    Partnering to heal

  • RHD Australia
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    Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

    Provides clinicians and senior health staff with a suite of online e-learning modules, designed by clinicians for clinicians, to improve the prevention, control and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.

    On completion of each module you can order a certificate for evidence of continuous professional development (CPD) points for national registration with the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Australian College of Nursing (ACN).

    15 modules covering a wide range of modules associated with the prevention, control and management.

    Each module takes approximately 30-45 minutes to complete. Users can choose to do as many modules as they need to meet their learning requirements.

    RHD

  • Think GP
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    Think GP

    Free education and news website for Australian health professionals.

    Free registration.

    Professional organisation points available.

    Suggested topics include:

    • Mental health (beyond baby blues)*
    • Pregnancy, childbirth and family planning
    • Female reproductive system

    Refer to website for further information

    Think GP

  • Tobacco intervention and training
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    Tobacco Intervention Training Program

    Online package developed by the National Drug Research Institute to assist in the understanding of WA health smoke free policies, to enhance patient compliance with the policies and provide information to manage withdrawal and interventions to promote quitting.

    Option to download and print a certificate.
    • Tobacco smoking in Australia
    • Smoke free WA Health policy
    • Interventions and motivational interviewing
    • Brief interventions

    Refer to website for further information

    NDRI

  • Trophon™
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Trophon™

    This online training resource covers information about installing and operating the trophon EPR.

    Free registration

    Certificate available

    Training video and quiz

    15 minutes

    Trophon™


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