Practice Development Opportunities Booklet January to December 2019 - Whanganui District Health Board

 
Practice Development Opportunities Booklet January to December 2019 - Whanganui District Health Board
Practice Development
  Opportunities Booklet
January to December 2019
Practice Development Opportunities Booklet January to December 2019 - Whanganui District Health Board
Contents
Information ............................................................................................................................................... 4
Study days/workshops ............................................................................................................................... 4
Contact details........................................................................................................................................... 4
Registration process................................................................................................................................... 5
Non-WDHB staff only - study day registration .............................................................................................. 6
Short programmes/education ..................................................................................................................... 7
Computer network training ......................................................................................................................... 7
RiskMan training ........................................................................................................................................ 7
Clinical assessors’ workshop - NESP programme .......................................................................................... 7
Duly authorised officer (DAO) refresher ...................................................................................................... 7
Infection control training ............................................................................................................................ 7
Library ...................................................................................................................................................... 7
Medscan lecture series ............................................................................................................................... 7
Professional supervisor forums ................................................................................................................... 7
Whanganui gerontology interest group for nurses and caregivers ................................................................. 8
eLearning modules .................................................................................................................................... 8
NESP/NETP - graduate training programmes ............................................................................................... 8
Professional development recognition programme (PDRP) ............................................................................ 8
WDHB campus map ................................................................................................................................. 10
Advanced care planning L1A workshop ..................................................................................................... 11
Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS/NZRC CORE Advanced) ...................................................................... 12
ALERT - acute life-threatening events recognition & treatment ................................................................... 13
B4School training for registered nurses ..................................................................................................... 14
Bariatric study day ................................................................................................................................... 15
Breakaway and de-escalation techniques .................................................................................................. 16
Cardiac study day .................................................................................................................................... 17
Cardiovascular disease/risk (CVD) in primary care ...................................................................................... 18
Cervical screening .................................................................................................................................... 19
Cervical screening updates ....................................................................................................................... 20
Childhood eczema, asthma and wheeze in the community ......................................................................... 21
Clinical nurse coordinators (CNC) workshop ............................................................................................... 22
Clinical risk assessment and management ................................................................................................. 23
(Mental Health & Addictions) .................................................................................................................... 23
Close care with dignity ............................................................................................................................. 24
Communication skills for general practice teams ........................................................................................ 25
Dementia workshop ................................................................................................................................. 26
Diabetes update (Advanced) .................................................................................................................... 27
Diabetes study day (Fundamental)............................................................................................................ 28
Early intervention for mental health and addictions specialist team ............................................................. 29
Epidural workshop ................................................................................................................................... 30
General practice team core training day .................................................................................................... 31
Healthcare assistant merit steps workshop ................................................................................................ 32
Health of the nation outcome scale (HoNOS) ............................................................................................. 33
(Community) infection control workshop ................................................................................................... 34
Introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) .................................................................................. 35
Keeping families & children in mind .......................................................................................................... 36
Lab values workshop ............................................................................................................................... 37
Leadership and skills development workshops ........................................................................................... 38
Let’s talk ................................................................................................................................................. 39
Long term condition update days .............................................................................................................. 40
Mandatory training .................................................................................................................................. 41
Maternal Child Health Workshop ............................................................................................................... 42
Maternal health combined emergency skills day (WDHB) ............................................................................ 43
(Maternal Health) PROMPT ....................................................................................................................... 44
Mental Health Act modules one to three .................................................................................................... 45
Mental health - identifying and managing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) ......................................... 46
Mental health support worker/rehabilitation assistant update day ............................................................... 47
Mental health trauma informed ................................................................................................................. 48
Mental health & addictions services credentialing for primary healthcare nurses programme ........................ 49
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Practice Development Opportunities Booklet January to December 2019 - Whanganui District Health Board
Mental health - talking solutions ............................................................................................................... 50
Newborn life support course - New Zealand Resuscitation Council .............................................................. 51
Nursing forum: Age Residential Care (ARC) ............................................................................................... 52
Organisation orientation ........................................................................................................................... 53
Ostomy/continence study day................................................................................................................... 54
Paediatric Respiratory Study Day .............................................................................................................. 55
Palliative care study day ........................................................................................................................... 56
Palliative care cancer research trust lecture series ..................................................................................... 57
Palliative care for caregivers ..................................................................................................................... 58
Palliative care clinical skills workshop ........................................................................................................ 59
(Palliative care) Fundamentals of palliative care ......................................................................................... 60
(Palliative care) NIKI T34 syringe driver competency ................................................................................. 61
(Palliative care) Working with loss and grief .............................................................................................. 62
Pain study day ......................................................................................................................................... 63
Patient manual handling training .............................................................................................................. 64
Personality disorder specialist team - formulating risk management in patients with personality disorder
(FRaMing Personality) .............................................................................................................................. 65
Personality disorder specialist team - formulating risk management in patients with personality disorder
(FRaMing Personality) follow up ................................................................................................................ 66
PICC insertion awareness workshop .......................................................................................................... 67
Portacath care & maintenance workshop ................................................................................................... 68
Practice nurse CPR (CORE immediate skills) .............................................................................................. 69
Practice nurse - infusion therapy............................................................................................................... 70
Preceptorship .......................................................................................................................................... 71
Renal study day ....................................................................................................................................... 72
Respiratory study day .............................................................................................................................. 73
Sensory modulation – one day familiarisation training workshop ................................................................. 74
Single session family consultation ............................................................................................................. 75
Smokefree upskill training ........................................................................................................................ 76
Spirometry workshop ............................................................................................................................... 77
Spirometry refresher ................................................................................................................................ 78
Stroke study day...................................................................................................................................... 79
SPEC (safe practice and effective communication) - four day training for mental health staff ........................ 80
Think delirium: awareness and treatment .................................................................................................. 81
Ultrasound vascular access workshop........................................................................................................ 82
(National Schedule Immunisation Core) vaccinator training ........................................................................ 83
(National Schedule) vaccination updates ................................................................................................... 84
Venepuncture and cannulation/central line care and maintenance .............................................................. 85
Violence intervention programme (VIP) training 2019 ................................................................................ 86
Walking in Another’s Shoes master classes ................................................................................................ 87
Whanganui interprofessional education (WIPE) ......................................................................................... 88
Workplace assessor workshop (PDRP) ....................................................................................................... 89
Workplace assessor - infusion therapy ...................................................................................................... 90
Wound care study day level one ............................................................................................................... 91
Wound care study day level two ............................................................................................................... 92
Wound care - negative pressure therapy ................................................................................................... 93
Postgraduate education opportunities ....................................................................................................... 94
Hauora Māori training fund ....................................................................................................................... 94

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Information
Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB) is pleased to offer a number of education and development
programmes to staff within the WDHB and to those external to our organisation. We hope those attending
the education will find it constructive and informative. We welcome any feedback which can be sent to staff
listed below.

Study days/workshops
Venues may change - please check the WDHB nursing webpage for updates or check the learning centre
noticeboard on arrival. Some study days are offered by external providers. Course details including times,
venues and costs may change. Please contact the person listed to confirm details.

Contact details
Margaret Gosnell
Nurse educator/PDRP/HWNZ coordinator
                                                               Margaret.gosnell@wdhb.org.nz
Ph 348 3164 or Ext 8164

Deborah Mudgway
Nurse educator/NETP/infusion therapy coordinator               Debra.Mudgway@wdhb.org.nz
Ext 8191, pager 085

Pauline Humm
Clinical nurse educator/NESP
                                                               Pauline.Humm@wdhb.org.nz
Ext 8247 M 0274915264

Anna Lawson
Resuscitation coordinator
                                                               anna.lawson@wdhb.org.nz
Ext 8963, Pager 008

Jo McDonnell
Midwifery educator
                                                               Jo.McDonnell@wdhb.org.nz
Ph: 348 3253 (DDI) or ext 8253

Margaret Colway
Lactation Consultant/BFHI Coordinator                          Margaret.colway@wdhb.org.nz
Ph:348 3253 (DDI) or ext 8253
Cell: 021 2468302
Olive Redfern
Dementia/delirium educator                                     Olive.redfern@wdhb.org.nz
Ext 8928 M 021588275
Alex Loggie
Clinical educator MH&AS Primary Care                           Alex.loggie@wdhb.org.nz
M 0272928247
Tina Van Bussell
Whanganui Regional Health Network                              tvbussel@wrhn.org.nz

Learning and development administrator                         Orientation@wdhb.org.nz
Ext 8138

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Registration process
Unless otherwise stated, all registrations go to:

Education registrations
Patient Safety Centre
Whanganui District Health Board
Private Bag 3003
Whanganui 4540

Email: Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
Fax:    06 3481214

WDHB staff should follow the application process outlined on the intranet under Training and Development
then register with the appropriate administrator as identified on the booklet page.

Staff not employed by WDHB will copy and complete in full the registration form on the following page and
follow the registration process noted on that form. Please complete a separate registration form for each
study day and person attending.

Please register early as places fill up quickly and there will be limited spaces on some due to room
availability. You will receive written/email confirmation of your enrolment and (if required) a receipt of
payment once enrolled.

Cost/cancellation policy

A fifty-percent refund will be granted if a cancellation is received within 48 hours of the workshop. No
refunds will be given for non-attendance on the day.

Important notice

WDHB uses all reasonable skill and care to ensure that the information contained in this booklet is accurate
at the time of being made available. However, matters covered by this document are subject to change due
to a continuous programme of review and to extraordinary circumstances. WDHB reserves the right to make
any changes without notice. WDHB accepts no responsibility for any loss suffered by any person due to
reliance on the information contained in this document.

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Non-WDHB staff only - study day registration
       Please copy and complete all sections of the form
       Please use a separate registration form for each study day and each person
       attending

Name of training:                                           Date of training:

Your name:

Workplace:

Mailing address: (For receipt, pre reading and certificate)

                                                                                             NON-WDHB STAFF REGISTRATION FORM
Phone no ( )

Email address (home or work):
                                                                     Payment enclosed:
Payment:
                                                                     Yes    
For non-WDHB staff                                                   No     

Cheques payable to Whanganui District Health Board                   Will pay on the day 

Registration only confirmed when payment received                    Please invoice 

Please do not post cash

All registrations (unless otherwise stated) to
Education Registrations
Patient Safety Centre
Whanganui District Health Board
Private Bag 3003, Whanganui 4540
Email: Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz

Fax: 06 348 1214

Official use only

Receipt number:
Account code:
Amount:

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Short programmes/education

Computer network training
Computer network training is provided in the ITC computer suite, first floor Lambie building. You will be
advised of this by your team leader/manager. For advice on training days and times, please contact Karen at
8026. You will not be able to access the network without this training.

RiskMan training
RiskMan training is provided on Monday morning in the ITC computer suite, first floor Lambie building at
10.00am for one hour. You need to register for the training by phoning 8026. Should any additional training
be required, please contact Anne Babbage on 8181.

Clinical assessors’ workshop - NESP programme
The role of clinical assessor for students undertaking postgraduate qualification within your employing
organisation is very important. The aim of ongoing learning and professional development for registered
nurses (RNs) is the integration of knowledge and skills into practice, which are then measured against the
competencies for RN scope of practice (Nursing Council of New Zealand, 2007) and the standards of mental
health nursing practice (Te Ao Maramatanga, 2012). It is the responsibility of the education provider to have
a clear assessment process and tool for assessment of the nurse against the competencies and standards. It
is our intention that the assessor in the process is as much a tool as the proforma that is utilised and, as
such, is open to development to enhance validity and reliability of the process. The date, time and venue will
be advised. Please direct enquiries to Pauline Humm at Pauline.humm@wdhb.org.nz

Duly authorised officer (DAO) refresher
Forums are facilitated by the director of area mental health service. These two-hour forums are available for
current registered DAOs and to provide updates and reaffirmation of prior learning. DAOs will be notified of
forums in advance and will be asked to register attendance with Pauline Humm. Enquiries to: Jeff
Hammond Jeff.Hammond@wdhb.org.nz.

Infection control training
If you or your area requires infection control education this is available by contacting the WDHB infection
control nurse on extension 8101 or on 021 243-6334.

Library
The library will provide one-on-one training to hospital staff for:
    literature searches (Medline, CINAHL, etc)
    database usage
    library catalogue

Please phone 3483142 or extension 8142 to book a time.

Medscan lecture series
The Medscan lecture is held monthly. There are a variety of topics and speakers including visiting speakers.
Everyone is welcome, there is no charge and lunch is provided, 12.00pm-1.00pm. Contact
Louise.torr@wdhb.org.nz

Professional supervisor forums
These occur bi-monthly and are open to professional supervisors who are registered on the WDHB
supervisors’ list and invited others. They are facilitated by the mental health & addictions professional
supervision project lead or designated other; they provide a venue for exchange of information on the

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development of professional supervision within the organisation, and a range of topics to enhance and
develop supervisor skills. Dates and contact details to be advised. Contact Kim.fry@wdhb.org.nz

Whanganui gerontology interest group for nurses and caregivers
Forrest Lounge, 208 Guyton Street, 5.00-6.00pm every second Wednesday in March, May, July, September
and November. Topics include Alzheimer’s, dementia, wound care, pressure injury prevention. Cost $2.00.
Enquiries: Lisa Wicky 06 343 6998

eLearning modules
All staff within the hospital and wider DHB have access to Ko Awatea LEARN which is a shared platform
hosted by Counties Manakau DHB. This allows staff to access a wide range of learning opportunities. To
enable your access to LEARN if you do not already have one, please contact Margaret Gosnell
Margaret.gosnell@wdhb.org.nz.

NESP/NETP - graduate training programmes
Graduate mental health nursing programme (NESP)
New entry to specialist practice programme (NESP) - Mental health and addiction nursing

WDHB in partnership with Whitireia Polytechnic offers the postgraduate certificate new entry to specialist
practice. This programme provides a supported pathway (both clinical and educational) to enable you as a
new graduate nurse to receive specialist mental health and addictions nursing skill development in line with
the Let’s get real framework for clinical practice. Extensive clinical placements will be provided within acute
inpatient, community mental health & addictions, infant, child & adolescent mental health and addictions
service and forensic services. The programme is for a 12-month period. Graduates who successfully
complete the programme will be encouraged to apply for vacancies in our mental health & addictions
service.

Nursing entry to practice (provider) programme

This Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) approved programme is designed to ensure that through
support, guidance and preceptoring you are confident applying the theory you have learnt, to your everyday
nursing practice. The programme is for a 12 month period. Clinical placements will be in two six-month
rotations or one 12-month placement and reflect both the NETP graduates and our service needs. This
programme provides a supported pathway, both clinical and educational. In partnership with a tertiary
provider it is our aim is to ensure the provision of your first post graduate paper. Study days will be held
throughout your graduate year and a comprehensive clinical orientation will be provided for each rotation.
Graduates who successfully complete the programme will be encouraged to apply for our general nursing
vacancies.

Professional development recognition programme (PDRP)
The purpose of the programmes is:

       to assure the patients/clients of a safe standard of care delivery by nurses and midwives
       to promote a culture of continuous quality improvement, where nurses and midwives seek to develop
        themselves as health professionals and provide the best possible services to patients, clients, their
        families and whanau, and the community
       to ensure nurses engaged in the programme will have met NCNZ competence requirements1 to obtain
        an annual practising certificate
       to ensure midwives engaged in the programme will have met the midwifery council competence
        requirements2 to obtain an annual practising certificate.

1   Nursing Council of New Zealand (December 2007) Competencies for the Registered Nurse Scope of Practice

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These programmes aim to:

       ensure nursing/midwifery expertise is visible, valued and understood
       enable differentiation between the different levels/domains of practice. Value and reward clinical
        practice
       encourage practice development
       identify advanced practice and role models
       encourage critical thinking and reflective practice.

There are four PDRP levels for the RN:
    New graduate RN
    Competent RN
    Proficient RN
    Expert RN

There are three PDRP levels for the enrolled nurse (EN):
    Competent EN
    Proficient EN
    Accomplished EN

There are two PDRP pathways for senior nurses:
    Senior RN (management focus)
    Expert RN (clinical focus)

More information about each of these levels and the PDRP information booklets handbook can be found on
the WDHB intranet in the learning and development folder or on the WDHB web page - work for us learning
and development folder.

Process for applying for assessment of proficient and expert RN and proficient and accomplished EN
portfolios

At WDHB you can submit your portfolio for assessment at any time. If you require assistance in developing
your portfolio and you are working in the community or the hospital, you can contact the PDRP coordinator
on Extn: 8164 or DD: (06) 348 3164 or by email on PDRPCoordinator.Whanganui@wdhb.org.nz

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WDHB campus map

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WDHB staff and external staff

Advanced care planning L1A workshop
WDHB staff and external staff

Aims/purpose

Are you passionate about advanced care planning (ACP)? We are looking for health professionals who
want to:

help grow the use of ACP
learn how to translate an individual’s wishes into written documentation for their advance care planning
gain experience in supporting patients with ACP.

Content

ACP documentation
The law around ACP
How to start an ACP conversation
How to document an ACP conversation

Workshop                    Dates: 2019                           Location
                            28 March                              Board Room
                            26 June                               Room One by the library
                            11 September                          Room One by the library
                            19 November                           Room One by the library
                                                                  (Whanganui Hospital)
Cost                        Nil

Duration                    One day                               0830 – 1530hrs

Contact                     Anna Lawson Resuscitation Coordinator

Registrations               Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                            Fax: 3481214

Target audience             RNs who work in aged care, wards nurses, OPD, long term condition
                            nurses, general practitioners/ senior medical officers/RMOs, social workers
                            and any health professional interested in starting discussions around ACP.

Prerequisite                ACP eLearning needs to be completed before attending the workshop
                            https://acp.elearning.ac.nz

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WDHB staff and external staff

Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS/NZRC CORE Advanced)
WDHB staff and external staff

Aims/purpose

The aim of the study day is to develop an understanding of advanced resuscitation techniques, knowledge
and skills. Note: The format of this course has changed- CORE Advanced was previously CORE Level 5, 6,
7 (aka ACLS).

Content
Defibrillation, airway management, adult and child collapse, teambuilding skills and resuscitation
scenarios.

 Workshop                   Dates 2019                                      Location
 ACLS                        1 February                                     Room One
                             6 March                                        Whanganui Hospital
                             5 April
                             3 May
                             7 June
                             3 July
                             1 August
                             4 September
                             2 October
                             8 November
                            11 December
 Cost                       WDHB staff: Nil
                            External: CORE – Advanced (formerly level 5-7) $300.00
 Duration                   One day                                    8.00am – 5.00pm

 Contact/registrations to   Anna Lawson, resuscitation co-ordinator
                            Ext 8963, Pager 008.
                            Anna.lawson@wdhb.org.nz

 Target audience            General practitioners, RMOs, CCU/ED RNs, anaesthetic techs, PACU RNs,
                            clinical nurse coordinators, SMOs, senior wards RNs, flight nurses

                            This course is not suitable for beginning practitioners e.g. NETP

 Prerequisite               Three to four weeks self-directed reading/learning (note change in pre
                            reading time with new course format).

                            RMOs are expected to be updated yearly in CPR
                            ED & CCU RNs two-yearly
                            Anaesthetic techs two-yearly
                            RNs minimum three-yearly
                            GPs three yearly

                            Note: Limited class numbers. Please contact Anna Lawson with preferred
                            date or you will not be registered. All internal staff to complete study form
                            once date confirmed.

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WDHB and external staff
                                                                          Essential for all clinical staff
                                                                          who have direct patient contact

ALERT - acute life-threatening events recognition & treatment
Aims/purpose

The aim of the study day is designed to assist ward nurses, doctors and allied health professionals to
recognise the ‘at risk’ patient, to identify organ impairment or organ failure at an early stage, to initiate
treatment to prevent the spiralling cascade of multi-organ failure and to improve the communication skills
required to facilitate care. It is therefore designed to allow clinicians to predict, prevent and treat
whilst communicating actions to the patient, their family/whanau and other healthcare professionals.

Content

Assessing the critically ill patient
The blue and breathless patient
The hypotensive patient
The patient with a disordered conscious level
The oliguric patient
Pain relief in critical illness
Organisational and communication skills
The brief introduction to the ethics of acute care
Scenario-based learning.

Workshop                     Dates: 2019                            Location
ALERT                        28 February                            Lecture theatre/room one
                             14 June
                             30 August
                             29 November
Cost                         $50 (educational materials)

Duration                     One day                                8.30am – 4.00pm

Contact                      Margaret Gosnell, nurse educator

Registrations                Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                             Fax: 3481214

Target audience              All healthcare professionals
                             (RNs, ENs, RMOs, RMs, allied health professionals)

Prerequisite                 Early registration is essential as pre reading material will be sent at least
                             two weeks prior.

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Nurses working in
                                                                                                General Practice

B4School training for registered nurses
Aims/purpose

The purpose of the B4School check is to promote health and wellbeing in preschool children and identify
any behavioural, health or development concerns that may impact on the child’s ability to get the best
start at school. This training will prepare RNs to deliver a comprehensive B4School check at a nationally
consistent standard within the general practice setting.

Content

Child development milestones at age 4
oral health promotion and assessment
 SDQ-P and PEDS development and behavioural questionnaire delivery
 monitoring physical growth
 referral pathways
 recognising family violence and vulnerable children
 child immunisations
 school readiness
 B4School case studies.

Workshop                    Dates: 2019                                Location
B4School Training     for   21 and 22 February 2019                    Whanganui      Regional   Health
RNs                                                                    Network, Entrance 3 of Whanganui
                            Other dates TBA due to demand              Hospital Campus, 100 Heads Rd,
                            (minimum    of  5   participants           Whanganui.
                            required).
Cost                        No cost

Duration                    21 Feb 0900-1630                           *Online module training equates to
                            22 Feb 0900-1300                           4hours of education.
                            Participants must      attend       both
                            training days.

Contact                     Nicola Metcalfe-B4Sc Co-ordinator
                            Whanganui Regional Health Network
Registrations               nmetcalfe@wrhn.org.nz
                            Ph.: (06) 9542075 or 021 242 5055
Target audience             RNs currently working in general practice within the WDHB district.

Prerequisite                Participants are required to complete “Train the Trainer for B4School
                            nurses” free online learning modules available via learnonline.health.nz
                            prior to attending the workshop.

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WDHB staff and external staff

Bariatric study day
Aims/purpose

The aim of the study day is designed to assist ward nurses, doctors and allied health professionals to
make informed choices about providing safe and ethical care for our bariatric patients. There is a
noticeable increase in the number of bariatric admissions and this presents challenges to patients and to
the staff caring for them

Content

May include but is not limited to:

         ethics of care
         policies and procedures
         body types and their impact on mobility, exercise and activity
         respiratory emergency management
         imaging considerations
         hygiene, continence and wound care issues
         nutritional considerations
         equipment road show
         case study

Workshop                      Date: 2019                          Location

                              15 May                              Lecture Theatre
                              9 October
                              13 November
Cost                          $30.00

Duration                      One day                              0830 - 1630

Contact                       Margaret Gosnell

Registrations                 Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                              Fax: 3481214

Target audience               RNs

Prerequisite                  Nil

Links to        WDHB/MOH      Goal one in the WDHB annual plan is to improve health and improve
initiatives                   management of chronic conditions including cardiac disease.

                              The MoH has identified chronic disease management as a key focus
                              area in the New Zealand health strategy.

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WDHB staff and external staff

Breakaway and de-escalation techniques
Aims/purpose

Identifying and raise awareness of the necessary skills for dealing with aggression. To teach de-
escalation, communication skills and techniques for disengagement and breakaway from physical assault
or attack.

Prerequisite - participants should complete the CALM communication e-learning on Ko Awatea.

Content
Self-awareness                                      De-escalation
Causes of aggression                                Personal safety
Assessment of risk                                  Practical disengagement techniques
Patterns of behaviour                               Legislation considerations
Communication skills                                Debriefing of incidents

Workshop                Dates 2019                                 Location
                        22 March
                         6 June                                    Te Whare Kakariki
                        16 August
                        24 October
Cost                    $40 for non-DHB staff

Duration                One day                                    9.00am – 4.00pm

Enquiries               Jeff Hammond, Associate Director of Nursing mental health
                        Pauline Humm, Clinical Nurse Educator

Registrations           Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                        Fax: 3481214

Target audience         All WDHB staff

Let’s      get   real   Law policy practice/working with service users
module link
Links             to    Health & Disability Service Standards (Restraint Minimisation and Safe Practice)
WDHB/MoH                NZS 8134.2:2008
initiatives             Mental Health (compulsory & Treatment) Act 1992
                        Crimes Act 1961
                        Te Tahuhu – 2005 – 2018
                        Te Kokiri – 2006 – 2018
                        Te Ao Maramatanga. MH Nursing standards for Practice - 2004
                        WDHB – Restraint Policy
                        WDHB Mental Health & Addictions Service – Restraint Minimisation Policy &
                        Procedure
                        Let’s Get Real , Real Skills for people working in Mental Health, MOH, 2008

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WDHB staff and external staff

Cardiac study day
Aims/purpose

The aim of the study day is to extend your knowledge and skills in working with patients who have
cardiac disease.

Content

May include but is not limited to:
Chest/cardiac assessment
Cardiac care pathways
ECG analysis
Cardiac Pharmacology
Interventions

Workshop                     Date: 2019                       Location

                             3 April                          Room one

Cost                         $30.00

Duration                     One day                           0830 - 1630

Contact                      Paul.boden@wdhb.org.nz or

                             Margaret.gosnell@wdhb.org.nz
Registrations                Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                             Fax: 3481214

Target audience              RNs

Prerequisite                 Nil

Links to        WDHB/MOH     Goal one in the WDHB annual plan is to improve health and improve
initiatives                  management of chronic conditions including cardiac disease.

                             The MoH has identified chronic disease management as a key focus
                             area in the New Zealand health strategy.

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Nurses working in
                                                                                     Primary Practice

Cardiovascular disease/risk (CVD) in primary care
Aims/purpose
A primary healthcare nurse is often one of the first contacts a patient has with the healthcare system and
is integral to the assessment and management of patients. This training is designed to ensure awareness
around cardiovascular disease assessment, management and associated tools, resources, equity issues
and support networks available within the primary care setting.

Content may include but not limited to

Screening for CVD
An overview of the Map of medicine
ECG
Changes to national guidelines
Use of PREDICT
Cardiac pharmacology
Equity issues
Heart foundation updates and resources
Rehabilitation programmes
Practical management of CVD/CHF in the community

Workshop                    Dates: 2019                           Location
                            To be advised                         Whanganui      Regional   Health
                                                                  Network, Entrance 3 of Whanganui
                                                                  Hospital Campus, 100 Heads Rd,
                                                                  Whanganui.
Cost                        Free

Duration                    Full day                              0830-1630

Contact                     Jo Mair, Clinical Practice Liaison
                            jmair@wrhn.org.nz
Registrations               Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                            Fax: 3481214

Target audience             All registered nurses working in primary care

Suggested Readings          Map of Medicine Cardiac pathway
                            Familiarity with PREDICT an advantage

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Nurses working in
                                                                                     Primary Practice

Cervical screening

Aims/purpose

To upskill RNs and midwives to the NZQA level 6 unit - to have a competently trained workforce.

Content

Anatomy, physiology, pathology and cytology
Cervical screening and barriers to screening
Cultural safety
Gynaecological disorders
Informed consent
Laboratory input and colposcopy
National cervical screening programme
Sexual health
Sexually transmissible infections
Understanding results, recalls, referrals

Workshop                   Dates: 2019                           Location
Cervical       Screening   March 4-6                             Wellington
Training NZQA US29556      June 24-26
                           August 19-21
                           October 14-16
Cost                       $1000.00
                           NCSP Sample Taker Training Grant information is available on NSU
                           website.

Duration                   Three full days

Contact                    Sue Hina shina@wrhn.org.nz

Registrations               familyplanning.org.nz

Target audience            RNs

Prerequisite               Full New Zealand registration as a nurse or midwife
                           Current Practicing Certificate
                           Current Indemnity Insurance
                           A clinical supervisor (current certified sample taker) for your practical
                           training after the theory course. The NCSP competencies for cervical
                           screening education and training specify the criteria for a clinical
                           supervisor.
                           Able to complete all practical requirements within the trainee's own
                           workplace.

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Nurses working in
                                                                                         Primary Practice

Cervical screening updates
Aims/purpose

An update for authorised cervical smear takers who need a minimum of four hours every two years plus
any additional hours to maintain competence

Content

Update courses are designed to provide health professionals with up to date information on changes in
cervical screening, practice and policy at a national and local level to ensure they remain current and have
the appropriate competencies to screen women safely within their scope of practice.

Workshop                    Dates: 2019                            Location
                            Dates to be confirmed                  Whanganui      Regional   Health
                                                                   Network, Entrance 3 of Whanganui
                                                                   Hospital Campus, 100 Heads Rd,
                                                                   Whanganui.

Cost                        Free

Duration                    4 hours- dates to be confirmed             Time to be confirmed

Contact                     Sue Hina shina@wrhn.org.nz

Registrations                immune.org.nz

Target audience             Authorised cervical smear takers

Prerequisite

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Childhood eczema, asthma and wheeze in the community

Aims/purpose
Aim of the study is to encourage effective use of tools and resources available for treatment and to
understand mechanisms of condition and different medications.

Content
May include but not limited to:

Eczema
Symptoms and triggers
Available preparations
emollients
topical steroids
antiseptic bath
Action Plan and follow up
Tools

Asthma
Symptoms and treatment
Reliever medicines
Inhaled Corticosteroids
Asthma Action Plan and follow up
Tools – Asthma Control Test
Asthma in Maori and Pacific children

Workshop                    Dates: 2019                           Location
                            Quarterly: Dates to be confirmed      WRHN venue room
                            Feb
                            June
                            August
                            October
Cost                        Free

Duration                    2-4 hours

Contact                     Janine Spence – Child Services Coordinator
                            3480109 ext 726

Registrations               Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                            Fax: 3481214

Target audience             RNs

Prerequisite

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WDHB staff only

Clinical nurse coordinators (CNC) workshop

Aims/purpose

To increase the effectiveness and knowledge of the CNC role, and to assist in the development of
leadership and management skills.

Content and agenda to be advised

Workshop              Date: 2019                             Location

                       3 May                                 Women’s and Children’s Meeting
                       7 May                                 Room 1
                      14 May                                 (in Delta)
Cost to participant   $30

Duration              One day per participant                0800 - 1630

Enquiries             Rosie Rosewarne

Registrations         Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                      Fax: 3481214

Target audience       All current CNCs, clinical coaches and those developing into leadership roles
                      WDHB staff only
Prerequisites         CNM approval

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WDHB
                                                                              Mental Health & Addiction Staff

Clinical risk assessment and management
(Mental Health & Addictions)
Aims/purpose

The aim of the workshop is to increase the skills and knowledge of assessment of clinical risk and
appropriate interventions for managing risk within a CEP framework. This course with examine risk
management techniques and formulation of risk as they apply to mental health and addictions service
practice areas. You will also become competent at documenting risk assessments and management plans
using relevant frameworks.

Content

A brief history of risk, context of risk as part of clinical practice. You will explore frameworks for risk
assessment. The course will also cover legislation, risk formulation, risk management, risk benefit
analysis, assessment tools and strategies.

Workshop                     Date: 2019                          Location

                             18 February                         Te Awhina Training Room
                              1 April
                             17 June
                              5 August
                             21 October

Cost                         Nil

Duration                     One day:                            9.00am – 4.00pm

Contact                      Pauline Humm, Educator Mental Health

Registrations                Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                             Fax: 3481214

Target audience              All clinical staff working in mental health & addictions

Pre-reading/Let’s get real   Introduction to risk in mental health and addictions/working with service
links                        users, law policy practice

Links     to    WDHB/MoH     Te Tahuhu, 2005 – 2018
initiatives                  Te Kokiri, 2006 – 2018
                             Te Hongona, 2018
                             Let’s Get Real, Real Skills for people working in Mental Health, MoH, 2008
                             Achieving Excellence Mental Health Services Project

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WDHB staff and external staff

Close care with dignity
Aim/purpose

Caring for people with cognitive impairment in the general hospital setting presents a number of
challenges and complexities of care. The requirement for close observation of people with impaired
cognition is increasing dramatically.

This one day workshop provides a set of tools to enhance the knowledge and skill and attitudes set of the
participants towards providing person centred care. It also acknowledges the importance of self-care in
working with behaviours of concern. There is an accompanying work book for completion to evidence
competency.

Content

Dementia/delirium/confusion & behaviours of concern overview
Person-centred care
Policy and documentation
Self-care and resilience
Environmental considerations
Sensory tool box
Use of sensory trolley

Workshop                    Dates: 2019                         Location

                            14 March                            Room one WDHB
                            30 May
                            12 September

Cost                        $30

Duration                    0830 – 1600

Contact                     Olive.redfern@wdhb.org.nz

Registrations               Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                            Fax: 3481214

Target audience             All staff who
                            engage in close observations in hospital settings

Links to WDHB               Close care policy

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Nurses working in
                                                                                      Primary Practice

Communication skills for general practice teams
Aims/purpose

Effective communication is an essential skill in general practice consultations for all clinical team
members. The training day looks at the development of effective skills and ways to find a style of
communication that suits the clinician and produces benefits for both patient and practice teams.

Content may include but not limited to

Motivational interviewing overview
Dealing with conflict
Positive assertiveness

Workshop                    Date                                  Location
                            To be confirmed                       Whanganui      Regional   Health
                                                                  Network, Entrance 3 of Whanganui
                                                                  Hospital Campus, 100 Heads Rd,
                                                                  Whanganui.
Cost
                            Free
Duration
                            To be advised
Contact                     Julie Nitschke
                            jnitschke@wrhn.org.nz

Registrations               Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                            Fax: 3481214

Target audience
                            General Practice teams
Prerequisite

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Nurses working in
                                                                                    Primary Practice

Dementia workshop
Aims/purpose
While the incidence of dementia is slowing due to improved cardiovascular health, the overall numbers of
those living with dementia is still growing. This is due to increased longevity and the `baby boomers’
generation now entering into older age. The oldest of the baby boomer generation is now aged 73 years.

The aim of this workshop is improve skills and knowledge around preventing or slowing the course of
dementia, identifying and diagnosing dementia, along with dementia management and support in primary
care.

Content

Risk factors for dementia from a primary health perspective
Diagnosing dementia- MOCA, depression
Managing dementia- medications, environment, available services
Behavioural signs and symptoms of dementia, delirium, depression Driving asse
Driving assessments
Dementia subtype overview
End of life care

Workshop                   Dates: 2019                           Location
                           August 2019                           WRHN, Entrance 3 of Whanganui
                           Date to be confirmed                  Hospital Campus, 100 Heads Rd,
                                                                 Whanganui.

Cost                       Free

Duration                   Full day                              0830-1530hrs

Contact                    Rebecca Casey
                           Rebecca.Casey@wrhn.org.nz
Registrations              Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                           Fax: 3481214

Target audience            All primary care nurses

Suggested Reading          Goodfellow Dementia
                           Map of Medicine Dementia Pathway

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WDHB staff and externa staff

Diabetes update (Advanced)

Aims/purpose

The aim    of these workshops is to consolidate and build on knowledge and skills gained from previous
diabetes   learning days together with experience obtained from daily clinical practice. These half-day
sessions   will cover different aspects of diabetes care specific to either primary, aged or secondary care
together   with general updates on latest trends/topics and case review.

Prior learning/attendance at Fundamental Diabetes Day is a prerequisite and evidence of such is required
at registration.

Content

May include but not limited to:
Pathophysiology Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes self-management - This includes a participant competency assessment with blood glucose
monitoring.
Pharmacology: including insulin and hypoglycaemic agents
Insulin delivery devices together with participant competency assessment
Diabetes complications including microvascular and macrovascular disease (participant competency
assessment with foot assessment will be a requirement).
Hypoglycaemia – recognition, treatment and potential reasons
Acute management of hyperglycaemia, Diabetes ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hyperglycaemic Hyperosmolar
State (HSS)
Gestational diabetes
Case review

Workshop                     Date: 2019                                      Location

Primary/aged care            8.30am – 12md Monday 27 May 2019                Room One
                             8.30am – 12md Monday 9 September 2019           Room One
Secondary care               1pm – 4.30pm Monday 27 May 2019
                             1pm – 4.30pm Monday 9 September 2019            Room One
                                                                             Room One
Cost                         $30.00

Duration                     2 x half day   Primary & Aged Care                0830 – 12md
                                                  or
                                            Secondary Care                     1pm – 4.30pm
Contact                      Pauline Giles; Diabetes Nurse Practitioner
                             pauline.giles@wdhb.org.nz

Registrations                Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                             Fax: 3481214
Target audience              RNs who have previously attended the Fundamental Diabetes Study
                             Day and regularly actively involved in caring for people with diabetes
Prerequisite                 See above
Links to WDHB/MOH            Goal one in the WDHB annual plan is to improve health and improve
initiatives                  management of chronic conditions including diabetes. The MoH has
                             identified chronic disease management as a key focus area in the NZ
                             health strategy.

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WDHB staff and external staff

Diabetes study day (Fundamental)

Aims/purpose

The aim of the study day is to consolidate and build on knowledge gained from the Diabetes E-learning
modules which is a prerequisite for the day. Different aspects of diabetes including acute and long-term
management will be covered. This day is for registered nurses who provide regular care to people at risk
of, or with pre-existing diabetes in both primary and secondary care settings. It is also a suitable starting
point for nurses wanting become a diabetes resource nurse in their chosen area of work.

Certificate of completion of the Diabetes E-learning modules must be submitted to contact below at least
one week prior to day to confirm attendance

The e-learning resource consists of eight modules covering aspects of diabetes and can be found on
www.healthmentoronline.com. There is a cost attached for nurses working outside of general practice
(i.e. DHB or PHO employees); please discuss with your unit manager for payment arrangements.

Content

May include but not limited to:
   Pathophysiology Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
   Diabetes self-management - This includes a participant competency assessment with blood glucose
    monitoring.
   Pharmacology: including insulin and hypoglycaemic agents
   Insulin delivery devices together with participant competency assessment
   Diabetes complications including microvascular and macrovascular disease (participant competency
    assessment with foot assessment will be a requirement).
   Hypoglycaemia – recognition, treatment and potential reasons
   Acute management of hyperglycaemia, Diabetes ketoacidosis (DKA)             and Hyperglycaemic
    Hyperosmolar State (HSS)
   Gestational diabetes
   Case review

Workshop                     Date: 2019                   Location

                             1 April 2019                Room 1
Cost                         $30.00
Duration                     One day                                            0830 - 1630
Contact                      Pauline Giles; Diabetes Nurse Practitioner.
                             Pauline.giles@wdhb.org.nz

Registrations                Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                             Fax: 3481214
Target audience              RNs
Prerequisite                 See above
Links to WDHB/MOH            Goal one in the WDHB annual plan is to improve health and improve
initiatives                  management of chronic conditions including diabetes. The MoH has
                             identified chronic disease management as a key focus area in the NZ
                             health strategy.

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WDHB
                                                                                Mental Health & Addiction Staff

Early intervention for mental health and addictions specialist team
Aims/purpose

The early intervention specialist team from CCDHB have a variety of workshops to offer and they will be
run depending on service need and request.

Early intervention workshops and focus groups
Early intervention (EI) in psychosis services support young people (and their whanau-families) who are
experiencing psychosis for the first time. The EI approach is based on evidence that timely intervention
during the years following a first episode of psychosis can improve functional and clinical outcomes, and
reduce the long-term impact of psychotic illness. EI clinicians may use a range of treatment options,
including medication, psychological therapies, social, occupation and educational supports in order to
minimise the disruption to young people’s lives.

In March 2018 the Wellington early intervention service are organising a workshop with other DHBs in the
region to introduce EI concepts to all interested mental health professionals and support workers. Topics
will include psychological therapies, the experience of trauma and risk factors for psychosis, assessment
of early psychosis. These interactive and discussion based sessions are organised to ensure that EI
clinicians across the North Island Central Region are well supported in their roles and able to benefit from
local expertise and recent evidence for best EI practice.

Content

Topics include:

       association of trauma and psychosis
       how to manage disclosures and safety issues
       trauma specific treatment approaches
       non-verbal ways of communicating
       what makes an early psychosis assessment different from other assessments
       drug induced and drug precipitated psychotic symptoms
       use of specific assessment tools and rating scales

Workshop                    Date: 2019                          Location

                            To be advised

Cost                        Nil

Duration                    1000-1530
Contact                     Pauline Humm, Nurse Educator, Mental Health

Registrations of interest   Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
for any of the above        Fax: 3481214
topics
Target audience             All mental health & addictions professionals

Prerequisite                Depends on workshop

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WDHB staff only

Epidural workshop
Aims/purpose

The aim of this workshop is to place an emphasis on safety features to prevent inadvertent IV
administration and/or other complication associated with epidural infusions

Content

May include but not limited to:

Definition
Indications/contraindications
Prescription form
Medications
Block heights
Observations
Complications
Removal
Pumps
Administration sets

Workshop                    Dates: 2019                           Location
                            13 May                                Room one

Cost                        $30

Duration                    Choose either                         0900 – 1100   or
                                                                  1130 – 1330   or
                                                                  1400 - 1600
Contact                     Bronwynne.anderson@wdhb.org.nz

Registrations               Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                            Fax: 3481214

Target audience             All RNs

Prerequisite

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Nurses working in
                                                                                 General Practice

General practice team core training day
Aims/purpose

These introductory training days support core competencies for working within general practice teams
and increasing understanding of the Whanganui primary healthcare sector, associated models of care and
systems.

Content

      Overview of the role and organisational structures of the PHO/DHB/MOH, district demographics,
       funding models, contractual requirements, equity
      Use of MEDTECH and the associated tools e.g. dashboard, powerBI, wellness tool
      Models of care and associated screening tools

Workshop                    Dates: 2019                           Location
                            To be confirmed- three days to        Whanganui      Regional   Health
                            choose from                           Network, Entrance 3 of Whanganui
                            February 2019                         Hospital Campus, 100 Heads Rd,
                            June 2019                             Whanganui.
                            October 2019
Cost                        Free

Duration                    Full Day                              0830-1630
                            Half Day                              0830-1230
Contact                     Tina van Bussel
                            tvbussel@wrhn.org.nz
Registrations               Education.Registrations@wdhb.org.nz
                            Fax: 3481214

Target audience             All members of the General Practice team

Prerequisite

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