Through case studies, presentations, group discussion, and online learning modules, the course will explore the nurse's role in STI and BBV prevention, care, and management. Sessions include clinical presentation and management of STIs, advanced sexual health communication, stigma and discrimination, contact tracing, HIV and viral hepatitis overview, and prevention. CPD Hours: 8 hours.
The Foundations of Chronic Disease program by The Benchmarque Group is a short program that explores a range of engaging topics, fundamental to the practice of all primary healthcare clinicians. Delivered 100% online and free to complete, this is a fantastic opportunity to either refresh or expand your foundational knowledge in chronic disease. CPD hours: 10 hours.
HeartPlan in a box QI toolkit is a resource to facilitate the use of PDSA cycles to achieve improvements in the management of heart failure in primary care. It provides tools and resources that will help you implement QI activities specific to the needs of your own practice with the aim of optimising outcomes for your patients living with heart failure. CPD hours: 3 hours.
Caring@home - Teaching carers/families to use subcutaneous medicines to help manage symptoms
These modules introduce resources to support community-based primary health care nurses to teach carers/families to help manage end-of-life symptoms for a person at home. The resources focus on teaching carers/families to safely use subcutaneous medicines thereby supporting best-practice palliative care for patients who wish to be cared for, and to die at home, if possible. CPD hours: 1 hours.
Approximately one third of Australians are affected by chronic respiratory conditions and have a specific set of vaccination recommendations. This CPD module aims to assist healthcare professionals describe the rationale for updating vaccinations in patients with chronic lung disease, discuss the consequences of under-vaccination in patients with asthma and COPD and recommend appropriate immunisations for patients with chronic lung disease. CPD hours: 2 hours.
The program is nationally accredited and aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to provide instructions and information to clients, pro-actively follow up clients and liaise with other service providers to support a coordinated care approach. The program applies to individuals who assist and work under the delegation of health professionals. CPD hours: 20 hours.
This course is the same as Laying the Foundations eLearning, but also aligns with the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF). Both versions of Laying the Foundations provide multiple interactive learning opportunities with current information and resources about young children and their families. CPD hours: 5 hours.
The program is nationally accredited and aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to manage the client with chronic disease by including care planning, identifying risk factors, identifying and supporting behaviour change, engaging the client, applying health interventions and developing effective care plans. CPD hours: 7 hours.
The Ask, Advise, Help (AAH) model is an evidence-based way of structuring a conversation about smoking that is quick and simple to deliver, and connects patients with best practice tobacco dependence treatment. This one-hour CPD online training module will equip you with the skills knowledge and confidence to provide best practice smoking cessation care to your patients. CPD hours: 1 hours.