WNHS and other health services self-directed e-learning

eLearning packages developed to assist health professionals working with women and newborns to meet continuing professional development requirements.

WNHS

Activity based funding and management (ABF/M) (NMHS)
Title Description Content Time / Points Link
Activity based funding and management (ABF/M) (NMHS)

NMHS online training package to inform staff about Activity Based Funding and Management (ABF/M).

This 11-module package aims to provide base-level knowledge of the main concepts of ABF/M.

Particular modules have been deemed mandatory for NMHS staff to complete according to their position/role.
  • ABF/M basic principles
  • Length of stay and its impact
  • Data collection and classification of patient activity
  • Clinical coding and documentation
  • Funding to health services and service agreements
  • Resource management
  • Patient costing and national efficient price
  • Clinical services framework and activity projections
  • Revenue in the ABF environment
  • Administrative compliance
  • Your obligation as a budget holder or manager

 

20 minutes for each module

ABF/M

Once logged into Moodle click on the title ‘ABF/ABM E-Learning Package’ located under the Course Categories heading and then click your role categor

Adult IV cannulation
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Adult IV cannulation video

Video explaining the insertion of an adult IV cannulation using an aseptic non-touch technique

  • Correct handwashing and skin preparation
  • Preparation, patient and decontamination zones
  • Correct insertion technique
  • Vacutainer blood collection
  • Documentation

     

13.07 minutes


Watch video


Adult resuscitation
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Adult resuscitation

Provides basic knowledge and skills to commence life support measures and assist with advanced life support as needed.

It does not confer clinical competency.

Link to survey and certificate

  • Flow chart
  • Airway management
  • CPR
  • Defibrillation
  • Pharmacology
  • Pregnant woman
  • Infant/Child

 

1 hr


Hospital basic life support

Allied Health - Adult and Basic Life Support
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Allied Health - Adult & Basic Life Support

Provides basic knowledge and skills to commence basic life support and summon help in an emergency.

It does not confer clinical competency.

Link to survey and certificate

  • Flow chart
  • Airway management
  • CPR
  • Defibrillation
  • Neonate, infant, child

 

30 minutes

AH BLS

Aseptic Technique
Title Description Content Time / Points Link
Aseptic Technique

Aseptic technique defines the infection prevention method and precautions taken during invasive clinical procedures to prevent the transfer of microorganisms from the health care worker, procedure equipment or the immediate environment to the patient.

Link to survey and certificate

  • Why do we have aseptic technique
  • What is aseptic technique
  • Key to Asepsis
  • Aseptic Fields
  • Standard vs Surgical aseptic technique  
  • Performing the procedure

 

30mins + practical assessment to be completed separately

Aseptic technique


BFHI Group 3
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BFHI Group 3

Orientation to the BFHI for staff who have contact with pregnant women and mothers but do not give assistance and do not provide advice as part of their role (Group 3).

Also relevant for all staff as an orientation to BFHI.

Link to survey and certificate
  • BFHI
  • Ten steps
  • Benefits
  • Support
  • Summary  

 

30-45 minutes  


BFHI Group 3 
Blooming together
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Blooming together

The Blooming Together eLearning Program is a patient centred and holistic program for midwives aimed at minimising pregnancy weight gain in overweight and obese women.

Information covered:

  • Principles
  • Resource
  • Healthy pregnancy weight
  • Behaviour change
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Resources and tools
  • Goal setting
  • Nutrition and pregnancy
  • Facts and Myths
  • Video presentation

2 hours


Blooming together
Breastfeeding
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Breastfeeding

BFHI breastfeeding education

The e-learning tools for Group 1 and 2 contain four modules that can be completed individually. 

The modules are now only available in PDF's. 

A certificate of completion is not provided.

Information covered:

  • Global breastfeeding initiatives
  • Breastfeeding policy
  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • How breastfeeding works - NEW MODULE
  • Common breastfeeding challenges

1 – 3 hours for each module

BFHI

Emergency management
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Emergency management

Provides fire safety, evacuation and emergency procedures training

Successful completion of the quiz provides access to a form to receive a certificate.

  • Emergency response codes
  • RACE
  • Extinguisher equipment
  • Codes

 

30 minutes


Emergency management

Epidural/Spinal analgesia
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Epidural/Spinal analgesia

Knowledge update of epidural/spinal analgesia.

It does not confer clinical competence.

Link to survey and certificate

  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Types
  • Drugs
  • Side effects & complications
  • Insertion
  • Assessment
  • Management

2 hours


Epidural/Spinal analgesia


Family Domestic Violence - Responding to FDV - video examples
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Responding to family and domestic violence in a health setting: role play examples.

A series of video role plays to demonstrate best practice when screening a client for family and domestic violence.

Role play 1:
Video role-play demonstrating a midwife screening a client for family and domestic violence in a antenatal setting.

Role play 2:
Video role-play of a health professional demonstrating culturally competent practice when screening a culturally and linguistically diverse patient for family and domestic violence.



Role play 1: Family and domestic violence screening role play in a maternity setting.

 

 

Role play 2: FDV screening role play – a middle eastern woman’s experience.



Role play 1:
6 mins

 

 

Role play 2:
7 mins



Role play 1

 

 

Role play 2 


Responding to family and domestic violence: working with vulnerable groups.

This resource is comprised of two short interviews.

Interview 1:
An interview with an Aboriginal Health Worker providing culturally competent best practice guidelines when screening an Aboriginal client for family and domestic violence.

Interview 2:
An interview with a CaLD Health Worker providing culturally competent best practice guidelines when screening CaLD clients for family and domestic violence.

Interview 1: Working with Aboriginal clients

 

 

 



Interview 2: Working sensitively with migrant women who have experienced domestic violence

Interview 1:
7 mins

 

 

 

Interview 2:

7 mins

Interview 1

 

 





Interview 2
Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation
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Female Genital Cutting/ Mutilation

Provides information to health professionals working in maternity care to update their knowledge of FGC/M.

Link to survey and certificate

May be viewed on mobile devices
  • Background and context
  • FGC/M in Australia
  • Health consequences
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and women’s health
  • Resources

 

2 hours

FGC/M

Introduction to Family and Domestic Violence
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An Introduction to Family and Domestic Violence

This e-learning package is an introduction to family and domestic violence for front-line WA Health staff.

The aim of this package is to provide participants with an understanding of the prevalence and dynamics of family and domestic violence in our community. Such knowledge can assist health staff in responding appropriately to this issue.
This package has been produced by the Women’s Health Clinical Support Programs (WHCSP), Women and Newborn Health Service, and is underpinned by the WA Health Guideline to Responding to Family and Domestic Violence 2014

Certificate provided.
  • What is Family and Domestic Violence
  • Patterns and dynamics in an abusive relationship
  • Vulnerable population groups
  • The health impacts of family and domestic violence
  • Barriers to safety

30 minutes


An Introduction to Family and Domestic Violence

Manual Tasks
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Manual Tasks

Online learning package that reinforces the theory of manual tasks principles.

Successful completion of a quiz provides access to a certificate.

  • Risk management overview
  • Basic anatomy and injuries
  • Minimal handling approach 

 

30 minutes

Manual tasks


Medication Calculations
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Medication calculations


Provides an opportunity to update your knowledge and skills in performing medication calculations.

Separate resources for Nursing and Midwifery.

Link to survey and certificate

Nursing:

  • Oral medications
  • IV/IM
  • IV therapy

Midwifery:

  • Oral medications
  • IV/IM
  • IV therapy
  • Neonatal
  • Neonatal feeds

Nursing 1 hour

Midwifery 1.5 hours

Nursing calculations

Midwifery calculations

MRI safety
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

MRI safety

Provides information and safety requirements for staff and patients accessing the KEMH MRI department.

Link to survey and certificate

Staff requiring swipe-card access to the department will need to show their certificate and their completed MRI staff safety checklist to MRI staff.

  • Introduction
  • Basics
  • Hazards
  • Safety
  • Summary

 

45 minutes


MRI safety


Neonatal resuscitation

Neonatal resuscitation

Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Neonatal resuscitation

Provides basic knowledge and skills with initial resuscitation of a baby at birth and the immediate neonatal period.

It does not confer clinical competency.

Link to survey and certificate

  • Fetal physiology
  • Preparation/Equipment
  • Management
  • Special procedures
  • Resources
  • Assessment/Competency

 

3 hrs


Open link
Recommend viewing in Google Chrome or up to date browser
Newborn bloodspot screening
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Newborn bloodspot screening

Developed in collaboration with Office of Population Health Genomics.

Resource for health professionals involved in the blood sampling process for newborn bloodspot screening.

Link to survey and certificate
  • Background
  • Supporting the family
  • Blood sampling

 

30 minutes


NBS


Patient Centred Care
Title Description Content Time / Points Link
Patient Centred Care

Practicing patient centred care when carrying out your daily work and ensuring it is in the forefront when processes and systems are developed will ensure patients receive the best level of care that is specific to their needs.

  • What is patient centred care?
  • Why do we undertake patient centred care?
  • Applying patient centred care to the workplace
  • AIDET tool overview – to assist in the communication of patient centred care

 

20 minutes

E-learning package

Patient Centred Care

Perinatal Anxiety Screening Scale (PASS)
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Perinatal Anxiety Screening Scale (PASS)  

Video clip to assist midwives and other maternity services health practitioners to administer the PASS, a self-report questionnaire that screens for a range of problematic anxiety symptoms during the antenatal period and up to 12 months postnatally.

Can be used as an adjunct for face to face training available at in-service sessions or provided by the WHCSU
  • Completion of PASS by Clinical Psychologist with pregnant woman
  • Includes appropriate referral process

 

6 minutes


PASS Video


Perinatal Loss
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Perinatal Loss

To assist clinicians with caring for families experiencing perinatal loss.

Six modules that can be completed individually.

Six modules:

  • Introduction
  • Investigations
  • Documentation
  • Placental and post mortem examination
  • Perinatal mortality classification and audit
  • Clinical considerations and psychosocial aspects of care

 

Module 1:
10 minutes

Modules 2 – 6:
30 minutes each

Open module 1 - PDF 1
Open module 2 - PDF 2
Open module 3 - PDF 3
Open module 4 - PDF 4
Open module 5 - PDF 5
Open module 6 - PDF 6

Pharmacy series
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Pharmacy series

Small e-learning resources that update clinicians medication knowledge.

Link to a certificate.

Participation is not recorded – maintain your own records.

  • Gentamicin dosing and monitoring
  • Penicillin

 

 

Approximately 5-10 minutes each module

Gentamicin

Penicillin

Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault
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Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault

A package that aims to increase workers' knowledge and understanding about sexual assault issues and to increase workers' ability to effectively respond to disclosures of sexual assault.

  • Child sexual abuse
  • Sex offences between adults
  • Family and domestic violence
  • Cyber-safety
  • Myths
  • Societal influences
  • Reporting
  • Impact
  • Responding effectively
  • SARC

2 hours

Includes quiz

Certificate on completion

View elearning package


Introduction to ROTEM
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Introduction to ROTEM

Video providing a minimum level of knowledge for health professionals to start using ROTEM in their clinical practice.

  • How does ROTEM work?
  • What do the results mean?
  • Types of tests
  • Limitations
  • Algorithm
  • Findings and management

20 minutes

Rotem

Safe Infant Sleeping
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Safe Infant Sleeping

An educational tool for health professionals care providers to recommend and model safe infant sleeping practices.

This package is a mandatory WA statewide education resource for health care providers working clinically in maternity and child health services in WA. It should be completed at commencement of employment during orientation/induction.

Link to survey and certificate.

  • Background
  • Risks
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Risk Minimisation

1 hr

Safe Infant Sleeping

Screening and Responding to Family Domestic Violence

Title 

Description

Content

Time / Points

Link

Screening and Responding to Family and Domestic Violence

This e-learning package provides an overview of the screening and assessment procedures for FDV for health professionals.

The aim of this package is to provide an understanding of the processes and issues when screening and responding to FDV in the health setting.

This package has been produced by the Women’s Health Clinical Support Programs (WHCSP), Women and Newborn Health Service, and is underpinned by the WA Health Guideline to Responding to Family and Domestic Violence 2014

Certificate provided.

  • Recognising the signs
  • Screening in WA Health
  • Conducting screening
  • Responding sensitively
  • Pathways to safety
  • Referral, documentation and confidentiality

1 hour

Screening and responding to FDV

Venepuncture
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Venepuncture

Theoretical component for health professionals seeking competency in venepuncture.

It does not confer clinical competence.

Link to survey and certificate

  • Anatomy and vein selection
  • Procedure
  • Key points
  • competency

30 minutes


Venepuncture

Waterbirth
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

Water birth

Incorporates the WNHN Water Immersion for Labour and Birth Guidelines.

Theoretical component for those midwives seeking waterbirth competency

  • Clinical guidelines
  • Evidence/Research
  • Education for women
  • Equipment
  • Practicalities
  • Special considerations
  • Governance
  • Experiences

4 hrs


Water birth

W.A.V.E
Title Description Content Time / Points Link

W.A.V.E

Workplace aggression and violence education refresher package developed to refresh your knowledge of aggression in preparation for attending the practical breakaway session.

  • Aggression and assault cycle
  • Legislation
  • Triggers and signals
  • Strategies/techniques
  • Preventing bullying
  • Reporting
  • Support

30 minutes

W.A.V.E

Other

Aboriginal cultural eLearning: a healthier future
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Aboriginal cultural eLearning: a healthier future

Department of Health mandatory training requirement as per Operational Directive OD 0599/15.

Supporting the development of a culturally respectful and non-discriminatory health system.

DoH electronic learning management system includes access to Accountable and ethical decision making and recordkeeping awareness training.

Certificate provided.

  • Linking history with today
  • Poor health outcomes
  • Overcoming the difference

 

15-30 minutes for each module

ELMS

FAQ

Advance Health Directive
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Advance Health Directive

Training and resources provided by WA Health.

Resources available:

Refer to website for details

AHD eLearning package

Training and resources
Audit C Learning Guide
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Audit C Learning Guide

Self-directed learning modules assisting midwives to update knowledge of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), undertake alcohol assessment and provide relevant education about alcohol use.

Printable PDF

  • Current Practice Self-Assessment Exercise
  • Module 1: Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Module 2: Understanding and Using AUDIT-C
  • Module 3: Brief Intervention
  • Module 4: Breastfeeding and Alcohol
  • Web-Based Resources
  • AUDIT-C Resources

Self-directed PDF resource

Audit C

BloodSafe Australia
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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 (Recommended)
  • Collecting blood specimens
  • Transporting blood
  • Postpartum haemorrhage
  • Iron deficiency anaemia

    Packages take from 30 minutes to 2 hours each to complete

    BloodSafe

    eLearning for the Mental Health Act 2014 (Western Australia)
    Title Description Content Time / Points Link
    ELearning for the Mental Health Act 2014 (Western Australia)

    Department of health – Mental Health Commission mandatory training package for clinicians working in mental health.

    Designed for mental health clinicians however any person is welcome to complete it.

    Certificate provided.

    • Patient centred approach
    • Patient decision making
    • Referrals
    • Police powers
    • Examinations
    • Involuntary inpatient care
    • Community treatment orders
    • Patient rights
    • Carer and family rights
    • Treatment
    • Seclusion and restraint

    20-60 minutes for each module

    MHC

    Open disclosure eLearning
    Title Description Content Time / Points Link
    Open disclosure elearning

    Open Disclosure is the open discussion of incidents that result in harm to a patient receiving health care. The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHSS) require that the clinical workforce is trained in open disclosure.
    The Package is supported by the Open Disclosure Toolkit (external site) - a set of practical resources.

    Log in via NMHS Moodle. To register, email your full name, WA Health email address and the module numbers you wish to access to NMHS.MoodleSupport@health.wa.gov.au

    Certificate provided
    • Module 1: Introduction to Open Disclosure – suitable for all WA Health staff
    • Module 2: The Initial Open Disclosure - covers all aspects of Module 1,suitable for senior clinical staff
    • Module 3: Open Disclosure Champion - Pre-requisite Module 2, suitable for senior clinical staff

    Module 1: 25 minutes

     

    Module 2: 2 hours

     

    Module 3: 2 hours

    Open disclosure

    PathWest - Radiometer ABL eLearning
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    PathWest - Radiometer ABL eLearning

    eLearning packages providing information about radiometer point of care testing. Designed to improve the collection and analysis of samples.

    Contains a quiz with displayed results for evidence of completion.

    Two packages based on type of machine used:

    • ABL 90
    • ABL 800
    • Analyser parts
    • Analyser screens
    • Collecting samples
    • Analysing samples
    • Entering patient details
    • Reviewing results
    • Machine care
    30 minutes each package

    ABL 90


    ABL 800

    Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) education
    Description Content Time / Points Link
    PBS education

    Australian government education resources for health professionals.

    • PBS for pharmacy - Outlines the requirements for supplying, dispensing and claiming PBS items
    • PBS prescribing in public hospitals - For health professionals prescribing PBS medicines in public hospitals
    • 15 modules – 15-20 minutes each

    • 10 modules – 10-15 minutes each

     

     

     

    PBS pharmacy

    PBS prescribing