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Advanced Life Support - Adult

Target Audience: Current practicing clinicians in critical areas. Limited places available. Priority for SAH staff working in critical areas.

Prerequisites: 

  • Compulsory pre reading package – this will be sent to you upon enrolment
  • AHCL staff must complete Between the Flags – Deteriorating patient eLearning – Adult Patients and be competent in rhythm recognition

Dates: 

Tuesday 20 March

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Thursday 24 May

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Tuesday 21 August

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Times: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Location: ICU Conference Room Level 7 – Clark Tower

Course Content: Based on Australian Resuscitation Council’s (ARC) guidelines.  Workshop includes hands on skill stations and scenario based learning.

Certification: Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance. 

NB – External applicants requiring assessments annually should contact

San Education on 02 9487 9211 or education@sah.org.au

Assessment fee - $75.00 inc GST.

 

Course Fee: $295.00 inc GST  /  AHCL Staff: No cost

Lunch is included


Advanced Life Support (ALS) - Adult - Refresher

Target Audience: AHCL clinicians working in critical areas.

Prerequisite: Completion of full day ALS workshop within the last 2 years

Dates: TBA

Times: 8.00am – 12.30pm

Location: ICU Conference Room Level 7 – Clark Tower

Course Content: Based on Australian Resuscitation Council’s (ARC) guidelines.

Workshop includes skill stations and scenario based learning.

Certification: Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance. 

Course Fee:  AHCL Staff: No cost


Advanced Life Support (ALS) - Paediatric

Target Audience:  Current practicing clinicians working in critical areas.

Prerequisite: Completion of pre-reading package. AHCL staff must complete Between the Flags – Deteriorating Patient eLearning - Child

Dates: TBA

Times: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms Level 2, Beattie Complex

Course Content: Lecture topics include: paediatric patient assessment, resuscitation including intubation, vascular access, defibrillation, fluids and pharmacology.

Workshop includes skill stations and scenario based learning.

Course Fee: $295.00 inc GST / AHCL Staff: No cost

Lunch is included


Advanced Life Support (ALS) – Paediatric - Refresher

Target Audience:  AHCL clinicians working in critical areas.

Prerequisite: Completion of full day ALS Paediatric workshop within the last 2 years.

Dates: TBA

Times: 8.00am – 12.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms Level 2, Beattie Complex

Course Content: Lecture topics include: paediatric patient assessment, resuscitation including intubation, vascular access, defibrillation, fluids and pharmacology. Workshop includes skill stations and scenario based learning.

Course Fee: AHCL Staff: No cost


Airway and Intubation Workshop

Target Audience: Current practicing clinicians working in critical areas.  Also suitable for staff in non-critical areas interested in advanced airway management.

Prerequisite: AHCL Staff must complete Between the Flags – Deteriorating Patient eLearning – Adult Patients if not already completed

Date: TBA

Times: 8.00am – 12.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms Level 2, Beattie Complex

Course Content: This half day workshop aims to enhance skills in airway management. Topics include basic / difficult intubation and emergency airway management. Workshop includes skill stations and scenario based learning.

Course Fee:  $155.00 inc GST   /  AHCL Staff: No cost 


Anaphylaxis / Asthma Courses

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Cancer Care (Workshop)

Target Audience: Nursing and Allied Health Professionals caring for cancer patients in an acute care setting.

Dates: 

Thursday 14 June

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Thursday 16 August

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Thursday 15 November

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Course Fee: $155.00 (inc. GST) / AHCL Staff: No cost

Times: 8.00am-12.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms, Beattie Complex

Course Content: Workshops designed to cover Palliative Care, Oncology & Radiation, and Intervention Radiology & Haematology


Cannulation Workshop

Target Audience: Current registered practicing clinicians

Note: This training is only for the cannulation of patients over 14 years of age.

N.B: No clinical assessments provided for non-SAH staff

Dates: 

Tuesday 20 February

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Thursday 19 July

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Tuesday 20 November

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Course Fee: $155.00 (inc. GST) / AHCL Staff: No cost

Times: 8.00am – 12.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms, Beattie Complex

Course Content: Half-day workshop designed to update knowledge and skills for all cannulators.

AHCL Staff accreditation process see policy document EDU-SEM-S06-D004


Crisis Management Simulation Workshop

Target Audience: AHCL Nurses, Doctors and Allied Health professionals caring for patients within an acute care setting

Dates: TBA

Times: TBA

Location: TBA

Course Content: Workshop based on the Australian Resuscitation Council’s (ARC) scenario based learning guidelines using a high fidelity manikin.

Course Fee: AHCL Staff: No cost


CPR Courses

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Delirium Workshop

Target Audience: Nurses and Allied Health professionals assessing patients within a hospital setting.

Dates: 

Tuesday 15 May

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Wednesday 22 August

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Course Fee: $155 (inc. GST) / AHCL Staff: No cost

Times: 8.30am - 12.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms, Beattie Complex

Course Content: Topics include: Risk, Detection & Primary Management; Capacity to Consent & Restraints; Dealing with Challenging Behaviours; Case Studies 


Dementia Workshop

Target Audience: Nurses and Allied Health professionals caring for dementia patients within a hospital setting

Dates:  

Wednesday 20 June

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Tuesday 16 October

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Course Fee: $295.00 (inc GST) / AHCL Staff: No cost

Times: 8.00am - 4.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms, Beattie Complex

Course Content: Topics include: Dementia in a Hospital Setting; Non-Verbal Communication; Understanding of Challenging Behaviour.


ECG Course (Basic)

Target Audience: Registered and Enrolled Nurses, Ambulance Officers, Cardiac Technicians and Medical Students.

Dates: 

Thursday 1 March

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Thursday 10 May

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Thursday 16 August

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Thursday 8 November

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Times: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms, Beattie Complex

Course Content: A comprehensive one-day course includes: Introduction to Electrocardiography; Sinus Rhythm; Sinus; Atrial; Junctional and Ventricular Arrhythmias; Atrioventricular Blocks; Ischaemia and the ECG

Course Fee: $295.00 (inc GST) / AHCL Staff: No cost

N.B: Lunch is included


ECG Course (Advanced)

Target Audience: Registered and Enrolled Nurses, Ambulance Officers, Cardiac Technicians and Medical Students.

Prerequisite: Completion of Basic ECG course is recommended.

Dates: 

Thursday 8 March

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Thursday 23 August

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Times: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms, Beattie Complex

Course Content: Comprehensive one day course, which develops topics including axis, pacing and intraventricular blocks, introduced in the basic course.

Course Fee: $295.00 inc GST / AHCL Staff: No cost

N.B: Lunch is included


Enrolled Nursing

SAH Clinical Component Diploma of Nursing

Target Audience: Diploma of Nursing students enrolled with Meadowbank TAFE

Prerequisites: Higher School Certificate or Certificate III qualification; First Aid Certificate; Literacy and numeracy tests; National Police check; Immunisation records.

Dates: Three intakes. See www.sah.org.au/Education for more details.

Location: Meadowbank TAFE and Sydney Adventist Hospital

Course Content: Students will be required to fulfil specific course objectives and complete the minimum number of clinical hours while working under supervision. On completion students will be eligible to apply for registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). All SAH students will be offered an interview with the potential to be accepted into the SAH graduate nurse program.

Course Fee: on application

Enrolment: All applications and interviews will be coordinated by Meadowbank TAFE


First Aid Courses

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Graduate Nurse Program

Target Audience: Registered Nurses, Registered Midwives and Enrolled Nurses.

The new graduate program offers:

                                    - Three clinical rotations

                                    - Extensive range of specialties

                                    - Clinical skill based development program

                                    - Individually tailored program

                                    - Supportive learning culture

                                    - Educational support

                                    - Great long term career prospects

 

Program coordinator:       Phone: (02) 9487 9654

                                            Email: education@sah.org.au

Orientation Dates:

                       

                        Monday 12 February (2018 A group)

                        Monday 4 June (2018 B group)

                        Monday 24 September (2018 C group)

 

Location: San Education Training Rooms Level 2, Beattie Complex

 

Note: For information on study day schedule and rotations consult New Graduate Coordinator Phone: 9487 9654 or email education@sah.org.au


Leaders and Managers Development

Target Audience: Leaders and Managers of AHCL

Content: This program will equip participants with the necessary tools and skills to achieve positive leadership and management results.

Dates and Session details: TBA


Leaders Intervention Skills Workshop (LIS)

Target Audience:  AHCL Leadership (Mandatory Training)

Content: This is the final workshop in the Promoting Professional Accountability series, and follows on from the Leading Reliability Improvement for Safer Health Care (LRISH) workshop held last year. This workshop is only available to Leadership group.  

Dates: TBA (Staff only)


Mastering Safer and Reliable Practice Workshop (MSRP)

Target Audience: This three hour workshop has been designed by Cognitive Institute to provide healthcare professionals with knowledge, insights, essential strategies and practical tools to maximize their delivery of reliable and safer clinical care.

Dates: TBA

Location: Beattie Complex Training Room #2

Course Fee: No cost (Staff only)


Medical Terminology

Interpret & Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately BSBMED301

Target Audience: People working in health care who are required to communicate effectively with doctors, nurses, allied health workers and patients

Date(s): 3 May, 10 May, 17 May, 24 May, 31 May, 7 June, 14 June

Times: 18.00 – 20.00 (7 sessions)

Location: San Education Training Rooms, Beattie Complex

Course Content: Use of appropriate medical terminology when communicating orally or in writing to patients, fellow workers and other health professionals. Fundamental word structure used in medical terms, common medical conditions, medical investigations and procedures. Medical abbreviations, basic medical equipment, instruments and medications. Basic systems of the body and referrals. Policy guidelines protocols and procedures in a medical setting. 7 x 2 hour sessions.

Course Fee: $465.00 inc. GST; SAH Staff $327 inc. GST

Bookings:  Click here to enrol

Group bookings: All enquiries please call (02) 9487 9211 and ask about our group concessions for ten people or more


Neonatal Resuscitation Workshop

Target Audience:  SAH Maternity Unit Midwives and Obstetricians

Course Content: Update your knowledge and skill in the field of newborn resuscitation with this workshop consisting of a short lecture and interactive workstations.

Prerequisite: All participants must complete the SAH Newborn Resuscitation eLearning package prior to attending

Date:  TBA

Time: TBA

Location: TBA


Neuro Workshop

Target Audience: TBA

Prerequisite: TBA

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location: TBA

Course Content: TBA

Course Fee: $155.00 (inc. GST)  SAH Staff $35.00 (inc. GST)


Obstetric Emergency Workshop

Target Audience: Midwives, Doctors, Midwifery and Medical Students

Prerequisite: AHCL staff must complete 'Between the Flags – Deteriorating Patient eLearning – Adult Patients'

Date: 

Wednesday 9 May

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Time: 0900 – 1330 (Registration from 0830)

Location: Level 2 Conference Room

Speakers & Topics: TBA


Pain Management Workshop

Target Audience: Nursing staff and Allied Health professionals

Dates: 

Tuesday 24 July

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Tuesday 16 October

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Course Fee: $155.00 (inc. GST) / AHCL Staff: No cost

Times: 08.00am – 12.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms, Beattie Complex

Course Content: Topics covered include neurophysiology of pain; assessment of acute and chronic pain; pain types; principles of management; pharmacology and consequences of inadequate pain management.


Pharmacology Refresher

Target Audience: Nursing staff involved in medication administration

Dates: TBA

Course Fee: $155.00 (inc. GST) / AHCL Staff: No cost

Times: 12.30 – 15.30

Location: San Education Training Rooms, Beattie Complex

Course Content: Half day workshop designed to update nursing staff involved in medication administration. Topics may include legal requirements, diabetes management, antibiotics, antimicrobials, anticoagulants, antithrombolytics and the use of complementary medicines. New topics as required to meet best practice.


Preceptor Program (RN/RM) Course Code 4073

Target Audience: AHCL Registered Nurses / Registered Midwives. 

Prerequisite: Supported by Manager and approved by area Director.

Dates/Times: Applications close Feb 2018.

Course duration one university semester (thirteen weeks) 

Location: Avondale College of Higher Education

Course Content: Self-directed learning framework with face to face lectures available.

Course Fee: SAH staff $240.00 inc. GST


Re-Entry Course For RN's

Visit the Re-Entry Course for Nurses page for further information


Recruitment Workshop

Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff BSBHRM405

Target Audience: This unit is compulsory for individuals with a role in recruitment, selection and induction at AHCL

Dates: 

Tuesday 6 March

Thursday 11 October

Times: 11.00am - 4.00pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms, Beattie Complex Course

Course Content: Determining job specifications; writing and preparing job descriptions; assessing and selecting applicants; interview techniques & mock interview; policies and procedures, identifying selection criteria.

Course Fee: AHCL staff $218.00 inc. GST


Refresher Course for Nurses

Visit the Refresher Course for Nurses page for further information


Renal Workshop

Target Audience: This workshop is designed for all clinical staff caring for Renal patients.

Date: TBA

Course Fee: $155.00 inc.GST  / AHCL Staff: No cost

Times: 8.30am - 12.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms Level 2, Beattie Complex

Course Content*: TBA

(*Topics subject to change without notice)


Speaking Up for Safety

Target Audience: Current practicing clinicians in clinical areas.

Future Dates and Times:

TBA

Location: San Education Training Rooms, Beattie Complex

Course Content: This one hour workshop has been designed by Cognitive Institute to assist all clinical staff in speaking up for patient safety.

Attendance must be coordinated / approved by your manager before enrolment.

Course Fee: No cost


Stroke Workshop

Target Audience: Nursing staff and Allied Health Professionals caring for stroke patients

Prerequisite: TBA

Dates:

9 May 

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Monday 22 October

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Time: 8.30am-3.45pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms Level 2, Beattie Complex

Course Content: 

Course Fee: $155.00 (inc. GST) AHCL Staff: No cost   


Team Leader Workshop

Target Audience: This workshop has been designed especially to support and up skill AHCL Nurses / Midwives planning to work in a team leading role.

Dates: 

Wednesday 14 March

Wednesday 12 September

Course Fee: AHCL Staff: No cost

Times: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms Level 2, Beattie Complex

Maximum Participants: 24

Prerequisites:

Please complete the following prior to attending the workshop:

   San eLearning

 

  1. The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (clinical)
  2. Safe Administration of Oral Antineoplastic (chemotherapy) Medication in Non-Oncology

 

   Skill Assessments

  1. Administration of Oral Cytotoxics (Antineoplastic Drugs)

   Cognitive Institute

 

  1. Speaking up for Safety (SUFS) session
  2. Nursing staff supported by Management will be paid an education day to attend.  Please complete a Conference – Seminar – Workshop – Business Travel Application – Form (HRD-AHC-S06-D002) and submit to your Manager for approval.

Team Leader Workshop – Refresher

Target Audience: AHCL Registered Nurses and Midwives.

Dates:  TBA

Times: 8.00am – 4.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms Level 2, Beattie Complex

Maximum Participants: 24

Prerequisite: Previous attendance at Team Leader Workshop

Course Fee: AHCL Staff: No cost

Nursing staff supported by Management will be paid an education day to attend.  Please complete a Conference – Seminar – Workshop – Business Travel Application – Form (HRD-AHC-S06-D002) and submit to your Manager for approval.


Wound Management Workshop 

Target Audience: Nursing and Allied Health Professionals

Dates: 

Tuesday 27 March

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Tuesday 28 August

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Tuesday 23 October

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Course Fee: $155.00 inc.GST  | AHCL Staff: No cost

Times: 8.30am - 12.30pm

Location: San Education Training Rooms Level 2, Beattie Complex

Course Content:  Each seminar will be constructed around a specific theme. Possible topics may include but are not limited to lower limb compression, pressure injury, surgical site infection, traumatic wounds and skin tears. Presentations will be practical in their orientation and designed for ready application in the clinical arena.

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