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Hutt Valley District Health Board (HVDHB) is pleased to be able to offer a number of training opportunities to health professionals within the DHB and also to external to organisations. We hope those attending sessions held at HVDHB find them valuable and we welcome any feedback.

A number of the study days/workshops are for Hutt Valley District Health Board staff only. It is clearly stated on the top of each page, which study days/workshops are for internal and/or external staff.

Any queries to training@huttvalleydhb.org.nz

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  • A

    • Acute Pain Management 32 KB

      Increase knowledge regarding assessment and treatment of acute pain with an introduction to
      neuropathic pain.

    • Acute Wounds Study Day 69 KB

      The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge on acute wounds.

    • Advance Care Planning Level 1a 531 KB

      Understand the benefits of advance care planning (ACP) and making plans for future health care, Explore the barriers to ACP for individuals and health carers, How to start an ACP conversation and how to document it and Understand who has legal right to make healthcare decisions if a patient is unable to express their wishes

    • Advanced Mandatory Training – Hospital and Community Based Staff 26 KB

      An all-day course for clinical staff working in hospital and community areas including community mental health staff.
      Pre requisite: staff attending this course will have a current NZRC Core Advanced Course certificate

    • ALERT 33 KB

      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.

  • B

  • C

    • Challenging Incidents 452 KB

      This interactive workshop focuses on conflict resolution and communication strategies to effectively manage aggression and threat of harm in the workplace.

    • Chronic Wounds Study Day 58 KB

      The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge on chronic wounds.

    • Clinical Training Unit 79 KB

      How to find us.

    • Close Observation Study Day 197 KB

      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.

    • Communicating with non-English speaking clients 254 KB

      Interpreting Wellington and Regional Public Health invite you to a special workshop on how to use interpreters in a clinical context, in order to meet the requirements of human rights and sign language legislation. This workshop is one of a series offered under the Regional Action Plan for Refugee Health and Well-Being.

  • D

    • Diabetes - Introduction to 137 KB

      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.

    • Diabetes Care Givers Education Day 300 KB

      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.

  • F

    • Foundation Training Day - For new or returning staff only 300 KB

      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.

    • Fundamentals Wound Study Day 68 KB

      The aim of this study day is to extend/refresh health professionals baseline knowledge on wound
      assessment and wound management including wound products .

  • H

    • HCA Mandatory Training: Hospital & Community Based Staff 33 KB

      An all-day course for clinical staff working in community areas and hospital based HCA staff including community mental health staff and other community based HCA staff. May also be suitable for some in-hospital HCA staff who do not work within a standard clinical / ward environment.

    • HCA Orientation Day 301 KB

      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.

    • Heart Failure Study Day 49 KB

      Everything you need to know about managing your patients with heart failure. Please come prepared for an interactive patient focused study day.

  • I

  • L

  • N

    • Nurses Mandatory Training – Hospital and Community Based Staff 27 KB

      An all-day course for clinical staff working in community areas and hospital based nursing staff including community mental health staff, RPH staff, 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.

    • NZRC – Newborn Life Support 33 KB

      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.

    • NZRC CORE Advanced 39 KB

      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.

  • O

    • Older Adult Mental Health Study Day 198 KB

      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.

    • Organ Donation New Zealand 32 KB

      Updater on organ donation in New Zealand, Brain death and management of Donor in ICU, offering the option of organ donation, role of the Link Nurses in HVDHB, Case study Donor Family and recipient stories.

  • P

    • PDRP Training 23 KB

      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.

    • Plastic Surgery – Breast Surgery 371 KB

      The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge about the management of patients following breast reconstruction surgery.

    • Plastic Surgery – Fundamentals of Plastic Surgery 371 KB

      The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge of Plastic Surgery.

    • Plastic Surgery – Head & Neck Surgery 372 KB

      The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge of head and neck surgery and the nursing management of patient following head & neck surgery.

    • Plastic Surgery – Regional Burns Study day 375 KB

      The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge of the management of patients with burns.

    • PLS - Paediatric Life Support 612 KB

      The Paediatric Life Support (PLS) course is a one-day course provided by DHBs throughout New Zealand which is especially suited to junior doctors and nursing staff.

    • Powhiri, Foundation & Orientation dates 32 KB

      New Staff – Welcome, Overview & Orientation Sessions 2021

    • Preceptor Training 24 KB

      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.

    • Pressure Injury Study Day 198 KB

      The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge of Pressure Injury Prevention and Management.

  • R

    • Refugee Health and Wellbeing Primary Care Workshop 836 KB

      This workshop will cover these aspects of refugee resettlement: The Immigration Process - Mangere Refugee Resettlement Process - Refugee Trauma Recovery Services - Red Cross Social Services - Wellington Community Law Centre - Primary Health Care Clinical Services - Regional Public Health Role - Refugee Voices

    • Respiratory Course 33 KB

      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.

  • S

    • Safety 4 Security - Mitigation (Mit) Sessions 440 KB

      Short sessions providing foundation information for on reducing the incidence of workplace violence and aggression for ALL STAFF.

    • Smoking - ABC Smoking Cessation 36 KB

      The aim of the ABC Smoking Cessation training is to provide knowledge and support to health care professionals on their role in providing the smoke free message and helping people to stop smoking. This includes utilising the ABC approach to smoking cessation to support patients and whanau.

    • Stroke - Advance Your Knowledge: Stroke 32 KB

      All health professionals receiving a better understanding of care for people who have had a stroke. Latest research and developments in stroke and within our stroke service.

    • Stroke - Foundation of Stroke Care 32 KB

      Health professionals receiving foundation of knowledge for care of people experiencing a stroke. Nursing care first 72 hours and the importance of stroke units.

  • T

    • Te Kawa Whakaruruhau: Module 1: Te Tiriti 305 KB

      For staff to learn more about Aotearoa/New Zealand from a Māori perspective, through the lens of Te Tiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi) and help us improve our cultural knowledge and its link to improved health outcomes for Māori patients.

    • Trauma study day – Orthopaedic/Plastics 371 KB

      The aim of this study day is to extend health professionals knowledge about the management of patients on the ward setting following multi-trauma. The focus of this study day will be on patients who are typically admitted under Orthopaedics or Plastic Surgery.

  • V

  • W

    • Workplace Assessor Training 23 KB

      Workplace assessor training is designed to train assessors who need to evaluate performance against standards in a variety or clinical and non-clinical settings. On completion participants will have increased understanding of all the factors that contribute to the successful completion of an assessment.

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