A selection of skills that are complimentary to your clinical skills.  For example, Manager and Leader development, Business Writing or Career Development.

Click here to see a list of our available 2018 courses.
Note, this list is on StaffNet so is only accessible internally.

In the Waitemata DHB Professional development and recognition programme nurses will submit an ePortfolio to demonstrate compliance with legislation applying to employment of professionals and the requirements of the Nursing Council of New Zealand.

Enter this course to demonstrate continuing competent by submitting your nursing eportfolio.

WDHB CourseParticipants: This course is required for all Waitemata DHB clinical staff in services working with individuals, families, children and young people.

Duration: 8 hours face to face workshop

About this course

The Violence Intervention Programme (VIP) team present a one day course for all WDHB staff who are working with individuals in the community and inpatient services.

The course covers the dynamics, identification and how to respond to Family Violence, Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) situations.

  • Understanding the dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence (IVP) and Child Abuse & Neglect (CAN)
  • Implementing the Ministry of Health (MOH) Six Step Response to (IPV) and (CAN)
  • Identifying how you can make a difference!
  • Provision of a take home Training Workbook for ongoing reflection and reference

Please note: Before enrolling please discuss with your manager how this course will help you meet your performance objectives.

Participants: This course is for people motivated to develop skills and strategies to achieve their complex and/or significant key responsibilities and projects.

Duration: Full day workshop + 30-60 minutes desk coaching approximately 2 weeks after completing the workshop.

About this course

This course is for people motivated to develop skills and strategies to achieve their complex and/or significant key responsibilities and projects. By attending this course, you will learn about:

  • Techniques to manage paper and electronic information – how to get it down and keep it down!
  • Better use of emails and time saving tips
  • Your work place and space – how to set up your workstation so everything is easy to access
  • Your role – how to find time for what you have to do, and what you love to do
  • Project management techniques you can apply to your tasks
  • Keeping well at work – how to perform at your best

Please note: Prior to signing up to attend this course please ensure you have discussed with your manager and gained approval to attend so that appropriate measures are taken to manage staff cover in your absence from your role.

Participants: This course is for Waitemata DHB staff who have to present or speak to groups? Or, maybe you just wish you felt more confident in your ability to present to a group with clarity and connection? Public speaking is often named as people’s number one fear and yet being able to present is a crucial skill for many of us today.

Duration: 1 day face to face workshop and 2.5 hour follow-up Coaching session
                  (please bring your recording device i.e.{ phone or i-Pad} to the Coaching session)

About this course

Presenting with Impact, delivered by The Effect, covers all the key areas that will ensure you present with confidence, flow, and clarity.

A one day interactive workshop will introduce the skills and concepts, and you will begin creating a 5-10 minute presentation. A follow up, small group, coaching session 4 weeks later gives you the opportunity to practice your presentation skills in a safe environment, gain valuable feedback, and develop an ongoing action plan.

Key topics covered include:

  • Clarity of purpose
  • Structure for flow and clarity
  • Utilising visual tools
  • Delivering with confidence
  • Managing questions

N.B. This course does NOT show you how to use Microsoft PowerPoint.

Please note: Prior to signing up to attend this course please ensure you have discussed with your manager and gained approval to attend so that appropriate measures are taken to manage staff cover in your absence from your role.

Ready to Thrive is a self-paced interactive programme with two modules, a workbook, and some great tools and resources to assist you in becoming more resilient at work and at home. Thank you to Sovereign for allowing us to share this course with our staff.

The i-Resilience Report is a validated personality questionnaire and based on the responses, the report reveals which of the four key components users naturally draw on for resilience - confidence, adaptability, purposefulness and the need for social support. Thank you to Robertson Cooper for making this report available for free to everyone.

Disclaimer: by making the Ready to Thrive course available, Waitemata DHB is not endorsing Sovereign or their products in any way.

This page provides you the links to both of these, which are on external sites.

WDHB CourseA robust business case should quantify the value the organisation will receive from the proposed investment and support evidence based decision making.

This course will help you understand the process and outline the skills needed to effectively plan and develop a robust business case.

WDHB Course

Course expert: Lynley Davidson and Moira Ware

This online material supports but does not replace the face to face preceptoring workshop.

An effective preceptor programme is known to improve recruitment and retention of nursing staff, increase levels of safe practice and improve patient outcomes, increase support for new employees and increase staff satisfaction. This elearning module, as a part of the WDHB preceptor programme, will provide staff with the information and tools necessary to develop effective preceptoring skills. 

WDHB CourseThis is the PDRP course for Primary Health Care.