Increase knowledge regarding assessment and treatment of acute pain with an introduction to neuropathic pain.
The ALERT (Acute Life Threatening Events Recognition and Treatment) Course is a multidisciplinary course focusing on the recognition and management of the acutely unwell or deteriorating patient.
This advanced programme is for 3DHB allied health staff who have completed the Allied Health Introduction to Professional Supervision course, or equivalent
This 2-day face-to-face workshop is for allied health professionals planning to become supervisors. The workshop provides an introduction to the 3DHB professional supervision policy and processes as well as tools and resources to support you to become an effective supervisor. Please note there is a separate supervision course for 3DHB MHAIDS staff.
This study day for health professionals will broaden your cardiac knowledge and help you to provide evidenced based care when caring for patients with: Chest pain, angina, myocardial infarction, heart failure, common arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation.
This face-to-face workshop aims to provide participants starting CASP (and their managers) with a clear understanding of the CASP process. The workshop also supports CASP objective writing and includes practical activities and resources.
This interactive workshop focuses on conflict resolution and communication strategies to effectively manage aggression and threat of harm in the workplace. Recommended for staff who have completed the Ko Awatea CALM Communication e-learning and, who in consultation with their manager, believe that further face-to-face training is required due to the nature of their work area.
How to find the Clinical Training Unit - 2nd Floor, East Wing, Clock Tower Building, Hutt Hospital
The aim of this study day to is to extend the knowledge of registered nurses, enrolled nurses and healthcare assistants regarding the need of close care and observation.
This course will increase your confidence in delivering diabetes care. It is taught by a variety of speakers and co-ordinated by the Specialist Diabetes Nursing Service at Hutt Valley DHB. It is relevant for nurses and allied health professionals working with people with diabetes – primary care, hospital or community based.
Giving an overview of diabetes for Care Givers, Community Mental Health Workers, Health Care Assistants, anyone working with, caring for or supporting people living in the community with Diabetes.
The aim of this study day is to increase the knowledge of nurses NEW to orthopaedics in how to care for patients undergoing a hip, knee or shoulder joint replacement.
For new or returning clinical staff who have duty or care to our patients. This course is run in conjunction with the General Orientation and is suitable for Doctors, Nurses, HCA’s, Physiotherapists, OT’s, community nurses and Orderlies.
The aim of this study day is to provide orientation to the health care assistants. The course covers a wide variety of topics and has expert speakers from the respective fields.
How to find the Learning Centre - 1st Floor, Clock Tower Building, Hutt Hospital
Details of our various sessions aimed at new staff to the DHB: Powhiri, Welcome & DHB Overview; Nurses, Anaesthetic Techs & Midwives Orientation; Foundation Training Day; House Surgeon Orientation and Registrar Orientation.
An all-day course for clinical staff working in community areas and hospital based nursing and HCA staff including community mental health staff, RPH staff including HCA, non-medical vaccinators, school dental, school health team nurses and other community based staff. May also be suitable for some in-hospital staff who do not work within a standard clinical / ward environment.
This course aims to prepare staff for managing or taking part in resuscitation at birth. It is intended for all staff that may be called upon to resuscitate a baby at, or immediately after birth, comprises of pre-reading, delivered sessions and scenario practice.
To update NZRC Core Advanced participants on the Advanced Management of a Resuscitation.
A one-day course for NZ Health Professionals who may be expected to lead or take a key support
role in managing a cardiac arrest or acute medical emergency.
The aim of this study day is to extend the knowledge of registered nurses and enrolled nurses regarding the key aspects of mental health in elderly. It has expert speakers with many years of experience in the field. The course equips the RN/ENs with the basic skills of mental health assessment and provides broad understanding of the legal implications for the Mental Health Act and duty of care. The course provides nurses the tools required to care for an older adult patient.
To give nurses an understanding of the Hutt Valley DHB Professional Development and Recognition Programme (PDRP) and to provide a practical guide for putting together a portfolio.
The 1 day PILS course is based on the systematic approach taught on the Advanced Paediatric Life Support (3 day) course, and APLS NZ has established programme with course material.The focus of the course is on the management of the severely ill or injured child in the first 15 minutes of care.
This day is targeted for senior health professionals with an interest in Plastic Surgery. Topics will vary from year to year to keep up with changes and advances in Plastic Surgery. Please contact the course facilitator for the 2020 topics.
The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge about the management of patients following breast reconstruction surgery.
This day is targeted for health professionals with an interest for Plastic Surgery. Contents is subject to change and may include; skin grafts, scar management, wound assessment, flaps, skin cancers, hand surgery, & leech therapy.
The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge of the management of patients with burns.
Preceptor training is aimed at preparing nurses to support new graduates, students and colleagues within the clinical workplace. At the completion of this course nurses will have an increased understanding of the important components needed for successful preceptorship.
The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge of Pressure Injury Prevention and Management.
The course provides nurses with an improved understanding of how to care for adult patients with asthma and COPD. This includes assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of these patients with a focus on secondary level care. It also helps nurses provide better education, support and care for their patients with Asthma and COPD.
To provide update training in Resuscitation.
This course will satisfy the requirements of an authorised vaccinator for certification.
These short refresher sessions are aimed at consultants / specialists who need to update their
CPR skills and knowledge.
Aimed at Allied Health staff, however this update is also suitable for Hospital and Community based clinical staff who are not attending the Nurses Mandatory Training day.
The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge of SCBU skills
The aim of this study day is to increase nurses knowledge in how to care for the older patient who has sustained a # NOF pre and post-operatively.
This day is targeted for health professionals with an interest in trauma surgery. Content may include; external fixators, neurovascular assessment, compartment syndrome, infection, head injuries (concussions/subdural haematoma), chest drains, trauma wound reconstruction, SSG/Flaps and dressings, difficult VAC application, cast and splint care. Please note content is subject to change. Please contact course facilitators if you would like a programme.
This training is sponsored by the Ministry of Health and is designed to ensure clinicians are able to recognise and respond effectively to the signs and symptoms of both child abuse and intimate partner violence.
The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge on chronic wounds.
The aim of this study day is to extend/refresh health professionals baseline knowledge on wound assessment and wound management including wound products.
The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge on acute wounds.