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This course has been developed for health workers, especially those who work with pregnant women, mothers and carers of infants, to increase their knowledge of the Code of Practice for Health Workers and their responsibilities under it. This interactive course with a number of scenarios will provide you with opportunities to practice complying with the Health Workers’ Code.
This course has been approved by the Midwifery Council of New Zealand as one elective education point for midwives. Other health practitioners can also use this course for meeting continuing competency requirements.
The aim of this programme is to build on pre-existing knowledge but work towards correcting misconceptions and to reinforce current evidence-based guidance. Raising health professional knowledge levels of SUDI is vital towards supporting families better understanding that it can be prevented.
The Foundation Course in Cultural Competency – supports you to build your understanding of cultural competency and health literacy in New Zealand, with a focus on improving Māori health outcomes. The multimedia, interactive course is a voluntary programme and is spread across four modules and is available for all people working in the health sector. Each training module is supported by videos, video transcripts, additional reading resources and library references
The National Cervical Screening Programme has produced a new learning module aimed at smear takers, GPs, practice nurses and immunisation providers. The module will support your knowledge of the human papilloma virus (HPV) and the HPV vaccine. It will assist you with knowing when to order an HPV test as part of regular cervical screening, and discussing the results of those tests with women
Senior DHB clinical staff are now participating in DHB certification audits providing a current clinical perspective in the capacity as a Technical Expert Assessor. This learning programme takes clinicians through the process of undertaking a patient tracer (similar to a patient journey) and includes how this information is used by auditors to inform the audit
The National Screening Unit has updated Module 1 of the Antenatal and Newborn Screening E-learning Resource. Module 1 “Screening: Principles and Practice” includes a section on screening and screening initiatives and another on communication and choice. Module 1 is more interactive than the previous module, and all of the content has been updated including the self-assessments.
In this course for health practitioners, including GPs, Nurses, Midwives, Oral Health Professionals, Mental Health professionals and Pharmacists, you’ll get to see and experience the benefits of using the revised ABC pathway with each of your patients or clients.
These training modules are designed to assist District Health Board (DHB)and Iwi Relationship Board (IRB) members in their health governance roles.
This course will help you demonstrate a sound understanding of the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Early Intervention Programme (UNHSEIP) and is designed to allow newborn hearing screeners fulfil their annual assessment of competency exercise.
This is a training package on the Equipment and Modification Services (EMS) Prioritisation Tool. It introduces the background and purpose of the Prioritisation Tool, and gives EMS Assessors an opportunity to see it in action and practise using it.
This course will help you to build a foundation of knowledge and practical skills that will enable you to more confidently and effectively support people with chronic heart failure and their families/whānau.
This is a course for health practitioners, and is designed to raise awareness of alcohol-related harm in NZ, and promote the ABC Alcohol approach