This course will cover Central Venous Access Device Management

Competency is required for Registered Nurses and Midwives who will be managing CVADs

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Outline key factors to consider when undertaking an assessment for the selection of a CVAD
  • Describe how to care and manage different types of CVADs
  • Discuss the application of infection control measures when caring for patients with a CVAD
  • Identify potential risks / complications related to different CVADs and interventions to avoid or correct these

This course is worth 3 hours of Professional Development time.


This course covers the basics of Aseptic Non-Touch Technique (ANTT) for use with IV and related therapies.


Nurses and midwives

Learning objectives

After completing this course you will be able to use aseptic non-touch technique when dealing with IV and related therapies. 

Time allocation

1 hour of Professional Development time will be given for the completion of this course.

This course will enable staff to utilise effective communication strategies and remain safe when faced with challenging situations.



For ALL staff who work at the Wairarapa campus.

Time required
30 - 45 minutes.

The Nursing Council has published a new (2012) Code of Conduct setting out the standards of behaviour that nurses are expected to uphold in their professional practice.

In this module you will find:

  1. Instructions to complete the learning module
  2. Background to the development of the code
  3. New Zealand Nursing Council Road Show Presentation
  4. Scenarios
  5. Organisational Codes of Conduct
  6. Assessment
  7. Evaluation
  8. Downloadable Code of Conduct Documents

This course is worth 2 hours of Professional Development time.

As a result from the Covid-19 eLearning course feedback received please find below some additional information of the donning and doffing of PPE.

These have been developed and shared by the West Coast and Canterbury DHBs IPC teams.

This course is designed to give some basic and clear information to staff working in the health care sector around the COVID-19 virus, in particular;

  • What is COVID-19
  • The New Zealand Context
  • Symptoms of COVID and how it is spread
  • Protection of self and others
  • Infection Prevention Measures
Professional Development Hours: 0.5 hrs

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This is an optional quiz for all WrDHB employees

Time Allocation

10 minutes

Whanau Support Workers Experience (Video)
From the Delirium Management package



The aim of this course is to give you strategies so that the risk of you being attacked, cornered or harassed by a dog as you go about your legitimate duties is minimised.

This course provides a practical introduction to using the National Vital Signs Chart and Early Warning Score.


This course is for:

  • nurses who complete vital signs and early warning scores 
  • junior doctors who are primary responders for early warning score escalation
  • nursing and medical students (add or delete depending on the LMS the course is placed on)

Time allocation

20-30 mins