Mandatory Training

Counties Manukau Health aims to invest in employee training to ensure our professionals provide a safe, healthy and quality healthcare services to our patients, users of services and our communities. All employees must be trained appropriately to ensure they have the correct knowledge and experience to avoid harm to the employee or other people in the workplace. CM Health also has a responsibility to ensure the safe provision of health and disability services to the public, while ensuring a highly skilled workforce aligned with the organisation's vision and values.

The below table holds the mandatory courses that are available in Ko Awatea LEARN. To view the entire Mandatory and Statutory Training Policy for CM Health, click here from a DHB computer

S: Statutory | M: Mandatory

S/M

Training Name

By When

Refresher

Frequency

 

 All Staff

S

   Disability Responsiveness

6 months 

 

 

S

   Engaging Effectively with Maaori

6 months

 

 

S

   Fire (Only if you have not completed the Patient Safety Training course)

1 month

Yes

Annual

S

   General Health & Safety Induction

3 months

 

 

M

   Health Literacy – Making Health Easy to Understand

6 months

 

 

S

   Patient Safety Training (PST)

3 months

Yes

Annual

 

 Allied Health & Scientific & Technical

S

   *Smoke-free (Not applicable to Pharmacy technicians.)

3 months

 

 

 

 Clerical/Non-Clinical/Assistants

M

   *Direction & Delegation 101 for CM Health – Nursing assistants only

3 months

 

 

 

 Medical - RMO/SMO

S

   Smoke-free

3 months

 

 

 

 Midwifery

S

   Neonatal Resuscitation

1 month

Yes

Annual

M

   Medication Certification

2 months

 

 

S

   Smoke-free

3 months

 

 

 

 Nursing

M

   Direction & Delegation 101 for CM Health – Nursing

3 months

 

 

M

   Medication Certification including Drug Calculations

2 months

M

   Professionalism in Nursing

12 months

S

   Smoke-free

3 months

Additional Training for Employees with Specific Roles

S

   *Violence Intervention Programme (VIP).
    Covers child protection and partner abuse, elder abuse and neglect.

   All employees with direct clinical contact with patients, Whanau in Emergency Care, Women’s Health, Kidz First, Community and Mental Health services- Matariki, Whirinaki (child & adolescent mental health), Whakatupu Ora (Infant Mental Health), Maternal Mental Health

6 months

Yes

Every 2 years

 

 Students

M

   Orientation for Undergraduate/Nursing Students

 

 

 

M

   Orientation for Allied Health, Scientific & Technical Students

 

 

 

M

   *Student Orientation UoA Medical Students

 Optional