This MidCentral DHB Neonatal drug calculation test is compulsory for all staff new to the department .

It is compulsory to repeat this drug calculation test three yearly as part of the IV recertification process.

This drug calculation test is made up of 25 questions. You can exit from the attempted test and log out of Ko Awatea Learn before finishing if you need to, and continue with the same attempt when you login again.

Note: If you have not achieved 100% after 3 attempts you will be unable to complete the test again without seeing the child health nurse educator, who will review your answers prior to re-testing.

This course is equivalent to one hour professional development

This course is for MidCentral DHB employee's.

The Palliative Care Niki T34 Syringe Pump is a 24hr subcutaneous infusion device currently used in MidCentral DHB.

Please note this eModule is for Adult Palliative Care Patients.

This course is aimed at providing the learner with the knowledge and ability to safely set up and use the NIKI T34 Syringe Driver Pump. This course has been developed with thanks to REM SYSTEMS LTD.

Following the completion of this module the learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate safe use of the Niki T34 Syringe Driver

This course is equivalent to 20 minutes Professional Development Time

 

 

 

 

 

This MidCentral DHB Paediatric drug calculation test is compulsory for all staff new to the department .

It is compulsory to repeat this drug calculation test three yearly as part of the IV recertification process.

This drug calculation test is made up of 25 questions. You can exit from the attempted test and log out of Ko Awatea Learn before finishing if you need to, and continue with the same attempt when you login again.

Note: If you have not achieved 100% after 3 attempts you will be unable to complete the test again without seeing the child health nurse educator, who will review your answers prior to re-testing.

This course is equivalent to one hour professional development

This training module will provide you with the rationale for the use of a syringe driver and guidelines for management and care of a person with a syringe driver. It will also include information about medications and drug calculations.

Audience

This course programme is applicable to registered nurses practicing in a variety of settings, including hospice, hospital, aged residential care and community settings, who may need to manage people with a syringe driver. Enrolled nurses are encouraged to complete the programme, however they need to work within their scope of practice.

Initial certification and annual update training involves:

  • Completion of the Niki T34 modules
  • Completion of this Syringe Driver Competency Programme (Modules 1-3)
  • Completion of the drug calculation test 

Followed by:

  • Attendance at a practical workshop once completed the above requirements.

Frequency

Annually

Time allocation

2 hours

This Professionalism in Nursing eCourse has been developed to provide a resource for Registered and Enrolled nurses to re-familiarise themselves around the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) Code of Conduct and Professional Boundaries which were updated in 2012 to reflect technological advances and current trends, with a particular emphasis on social media. The NCNZ have stipulated that all nurses are to participate in education on the Code of Conduct and Professional Boundaries by the end of 2014 and to articulate and integrate this learning into their professional development recognition programme (PDRP). The eCourse also incorporates the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Code of Ethics which supports nurses with their ethical decision making.

This course is worth 2 hours of Professionalism Development time

Everyone needs to know how to keep themselves, others and our property and premises safe and secure. This eModule will raise your security awareness and knowledge to do exactly that.

Why do this course?

At MidCentral DHB, it is our priority to make sure we are all safe and secure as we go about our work. This course will build your knowledge and awareness of security risks and what to do to ensure your own personal safety and that of others.


Audience
This course is appropriate for both clinical and non clinical staff

Frequency
This course is Mandatory for all MDHB staff and must be completed on employment and every two years there after.

Time allocation
One hour

This course is appropriate for Radiation Oncology staff

  • Radiation Therapists (Mandatory)
  • Physicists, Radiation Oncologists, Registrars (Optional)

On completion of this module, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the RCTS (Lung) SBRT Protocol and technique workflow including:

  • Patient eligibility
  • Prescription
  • Immobilisation equipment
  • Planning technique
  • Treatment and CBCT imaging

Once completed Radiation Therapists will have further training with the treatment trainer to demonstrate the skills of CBCT soft tissue matching while understanding the implications of Hyper-fractionation dose tolerances to other proximal OARs identified by the planner.

This course is eligible for 3 hours of Continuing Professional Development time under the e-learning category of a CPD programme.

This course is for ALL MidCentral DHB employee’s.

This course provides you with an overview of one of the key health targets set by the Ministry of Health. You will learn what the government is aiming to achieve and the statistics behind it’s importance.

The course will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Emergency departments (EDs) play an important role in suicide prevention. This online course teaches healthcare professionals who work in an ED how to conduct screening, assessment, and brief interventions, such as safety planning and lethal means counseling. It also addresses patient-centered care for patients with suicide risk, patient safety during the ED visit, and incorporating suicide prevention into discharge planning.This programme is provided to employees by [ insert organisation ], an external training organisation on their website.

Audience

This course is applicable to Emergency Department clinicians providing suicide risk assessment and safety management of people presenting to ED with thoughts, intent or attempt to suicide.

Note: This course and resources are provided to MDHB employees by Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), an external training organisation and are not managed by MDHB Ko Awatea Learn and will not be recorded in Yourself.