Primary health care is any medical service that is provided outside the four walls of a hospital, including general practice, aged care, schools, community health and other primary health care settings. Primary health care nurses play a critical role in keeping people healthy, providing proactive care and health promotion to keep Australians well.
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 1-hour interactive case-based module for nurses describes the various SCIg therapies available in Australia and demonstrates administration techniques involving push and pump methods, plus providing information on safe and effective handling of SCIg products, including storage and disposal. CPD hours: 1 hour.
This course provides an overview of early childhood learning and development 0-8 years, with a focus on the dynamic interaction between child health, learning, development and wellbeing. CPD hours: 5 hours.
This is an online course for health professionals with three e-learning modules covering key aspects of planning and preparing for pregnancy for women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Course content includes risks associated with pregnancy for women with diabetes, preconception counselling (including effective contraception use) and the key elements of diabetes specific pre-pregnancy care. CPD hours: 2 hours.
This course covers the disease presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation measures currently in use for psoriasis. You will also complete an interactive component utilising case studies and problem-based learning to acquire knowledge on the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) and how to use it to assess patient symptoms. CPD hours: 1 hour.
This interactive self-paced eLearning course will build the knowledge of nurses in relation to diabetes and important issues associated with male reproductive and sexual health. The training activity uses scenarios and case studies to expand the basic knowledge of primary health care nurses to start critical conversations with men about their reproductive and sexual health and how this is impacted by diabetes. CPD hours: 2 hours.
VCS Pathology (a division of the Australian Centre for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer) is offering a free 4-hour CPD accredited online course to help you develop the knowledge and skills to offer HPV self-collection to eligible patients. By promoting HPV self-collection, you can increase cervical screening participation rates and help eliminate cervical cancer in Australia. CPD hours: 4 hours.
The audit is designed to assist nurses to understand the HPV self-collection screening pathway and eligibility criteria and implement quality improvement strategies that can boost cervical screening participation. CPD hours: 8 hours.