Continuing Education

To enrol for this course please go to the Workday link on the intranet. You will be automatically logged in to Workday (If you are using a shared computer, you must log into the computer with your own network username and password).

Click the Learning Application to access your training. Then go to "Search Learning". In the search icon type in the course title as follows: SVHM Intraveonus Cannulation Workshop. Part 2 of 2. (Practical)

2019 Courses, Workshops and Study Days - A to Z

2-Day ECG Course

Program date

November 27/28 2019

Time

8.30am - 4.15pm Morning Tea and lunch is provided

Venue

Education & Learning
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
3rd Floor Healy Wing
Building C
Victoria Parade, Fitzroy

Eligibility
Registered Nurses - Grade 2 Year 2 or above including external applicants.
Course overview

This 2 day ECG Course is aimed at registered nurses who care for patients with cardiac monitoring and who are interested in developing their knowledge base and skills when interpreting 12 Lead ECGs.

Topics include:

  • Cardiac Anatomy & Physiology
  • Heart Dissection Practical
  • Cardiac Monitoring & the conduction system
  • The ECG complex & normal values
  • Myocardial Ischaemia & Infarction
  • Atrial & Ventricular Arrhythimias
  • AV & Bundle Branch Blocks

CNE 14 hours

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Recognising & Responding to Deterioration in Mental/Physical State

Program date
 Wednesday 15 May 2019 

 

Time

08.30am - 16.30pm

Venue

Education and Learning Centre

3rd Floor Healy Wing

St Vincent's Hospital, Fitzroy

Course Overview

The Recognising & Responding to Deterioration in Mental/Physical State Study Day provides an opportunity for clinical staff to work within the multidisciplinary team to manage a variety of deteriorating patients (including physiological changes as well as acute changes in cognition and mental state) using immersive simulation.

CPD: 6 hours

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Open to all clinical staff (not available to external participants)

Adult Respiratory Seminar (Half day workshop)

To enrol for this course please go to the Workday link on the intranet. You will be automatically logged in to Workday (If you are using a shared computer, you must log into the computer with your own network username and password).

Click the Learning Application to access your training. Then go to "Search Learning". In the search icon type in the course title as follows: SVHM Adult Respiratory Support Seminar

Advanced Life Support

To enrol for this course please go to the Workday link on the intranet. You will be automatically logged in to Workday (If you are using a shared computer, you must log into the computer with your own network username and password).

Click the Learning Application to access your training. Then go to "Search Learning". In the search icon type in the course title as follows: SVHM Advanced Life Support (ALS) Study Day for Nurses (Practical)

Advanced Life Support Refresher

To enrol for this course please go to the Workday link on the intranet. You will be automatically logged in to Workday (If you are using a shared computer, you must log into the computer with your own network username and password).

Click the Learning Application to access your training. Then go to "Search Learning". In the search icon type in the course title as follows: SVHM Advanced Life Support (ALS) Refresherfor Nurses (Practical)

Advanced Practice Study Day

Program date
Thursday 7 March 2019
Time
8.30am - 4.15pm (Registration 8.30am) Please note lunch is provided.
Venue

St Vincent’s Hospital
Building C
Education and LearningCentre
3rd Floor, Healy Wing
Victoria Pde, Fitzroy

Eligibility
Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses including external applicants.
Course overview

This is one day program delivers current information regarding a broad range of medical/surgical conditions and treatments, presented by clinicians from varied disciplines and departments.

Topics to be advised

CNE 6 hours

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Renal Study Day

Program date

Next date to be confirmed

08.30am - 16.30pm

Venue

St Vincent's Hospital
Michael Chamberlain Lecture Theatre

Ground Floor, Aikenhead wing

Victoria Pde
Fitzroy

Eligibility

Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and other health professionals including external applicants

Course overview

This 1 day program aims to develop knowledge base and clinical practice in nursing management of patients with renal disease.



CPD 6.5 hours

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Advanced Regional and Epidural Course

To enrol for this course please go to the Workday link on the intranet. You will be automatically logged in to Workday (If you are using a shared computer, you must log into the computer with your own network username and password).

Click the Learning Application to access your training. Then go to "Search Learning". In the search icon type in the course title as follows: SVHM Advanced Regional and Pain Management (ARPM) Workshop. Part 2 of 2. (Practical)

ANUM Workshop

Program date
   

Wednesday 9 & Thursday 10 October 2019

Time
8.45am - 4.15pm (Registration 8.30am) Lunch is provided.
Venue

St Vincent's Hospital
Building C
Education & Learning Centre
3rd Floor, Healy Wing
Victoria Pde, Fitzroy

Eligibility
Registered Nurses seeking in-charge, CNS or ANUM positions. (not available to external applicants)
Course overview

This program is offered to senior Grade 2 Registered Nurses and newly appointed Associate Nurse Unit Managers to assist with the knowledge and skills required when taking on in-charge responsibilities.

Topics include:

  • Leadership
  • Managing the Unit
  • Access & Demand Unit
  • Performance Management
  • Managing Conflict
  • Portfolio Management
  • Applying for an ANUM position

CNE 13 hours

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BLS Train the Trainer

To enrol for this course please go to the Workday link on the intranet. You will be automatically logged in to Workday (If you are using a shared computer, you must log into the computer with your own network username and password).

Click the Learning Application to access your training. Then go to "Search Learning". In the search icon type in the course title as follows: SVHM Basic Life Support Train the Trainer Study Day (Practical)

BLS Trainer Update

To enrol for this course please go to the Workday link on the intranet. You will be automatically logged in to Workday (If you are using a shared computer, you must log into the computer with your own network username and password).

Click the Learning Application to access your training. Then go to "Search Learning". In the search icon type in the course title as follows: SVHM Basic Life Support Trainer Update (Practical).

Care of the Older Person Study Day

Program date

Monday 20th May, 2019
08.30am - 16.30pm<
Morning Tea and Lunch provided.

Venue

St George's Hospital
283 Cotham Rd,
Kew VIC 3101

Eligibility
Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses including external applicants.
Course overview

This is a one day program aimed at nurses interested in developing their knowledge base and clinical practice in caring for older person

CNE 6.5 hours

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Critical Care study day

Program date

Thursday 6th June 2019

Time
8.15am - 4.00pm
Eligibility
Registered Nurses including external applicants
Course overview
Venue

This is an exciting educational opportunity aimed at Registered Nurses working in the Critical Care environment.

St Vincent's Hospital
Building C
Education & Learning Centre
3rd Floor, Healy Wing

CPD: 6.5 hours

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Deteriorating Patient Study Day

Program date
       

Friday 12th July, 2019

Friday 29th November, 2019

Time
08.00am - 16.00pm
Venue

Education & Learning Centre

St Vincent's Hospital

3rd Floor Healy Wing, Fitzroy

Eligibility

Registered Nurses (not open to external participants)

Course overview

This study day is an interactive day that applies critical care thinking and principles to the management of patients.

CPD: 7 hours

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Diabetes Update

Program date

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Tuesday 29 October 2019

Time
8.00am - 4.30pm Morning Tea and Lunch is provided
Venue

St Vincent's Hospital
Building C
Education & Learning Centre
3rd Floor, Healy Wing
Victoria Pde, Fitzroy

Eligibility
Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses including external applicants. See further elibibility details below.
Course overview

This program allows nurses to expand their knowledge base in Diabetes Management and theory and apply this in a clinical care setting.

Topics to be advised.

CNE 6.5 hours

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Discovering Intensive Care Nursing study days

Program date
2019 dates to be advised
Time
0800-1600
Venue

Nursing Education Centre
Level 2, Aikenhead Wing
Building E
St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

Eligibility
See below
Course overview

The Discovering Intensive Care Nursing Program Study Days will cover essential elements of Intensive care nursing. The days are ideal for Division 1 Registered Nurses who are interested in gaining further education and enhancing their knowledgeof Intensive Care Nursing concepts. Specific topic information isprovided upon clicking the 'Register' Link.

Participants can register to attend one, or all of the days.

For further information please contact the Liz Delaney, ICU Practice Development Nurse,via email at educationandlearning@svha.org.au

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Heart Starter Study Day

Program date

Wednesday 1 May 2019
Wednesday 11 September 2019

Time

8.30am - 4.15pm (Morning Tea & Lunch provided)

Venue

St Vincent's Hospital
Building C
Education& LearningCentre
3rd Floor, Healy Wing
Victoria Pde, Fitzroy

Eligibility
Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Allied Health Staff including external applicants.
Course overview

This study day is a less intensive alternative to the ECG Course. Designed to develop knowledge of common cardiac conditions and treatments and basic ECG interpretation.

Topics include:

  • Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology
  • 12 Lead ECG Interpretation
  • Heart Dissection
  • Heart Failure
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome

CNE 6.5 hours

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ICU Discovery Program

The duration of the course is 6 months from 9 July 2018 – 13 January 2019

It will be advertised and application is to be completed on Workday.

Venue – Level 1 IPS Building A

Selection criteria

Applicants must:

  • hold current registration with the Nursing Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse without conditions.
  • have completed a graduate year and had recent clinical experience in an acute care setting (minimum 6 month experience post completion of graduate year)
  • meet the NMBA standard on English language skills and have basic computer skills.
  • be willing to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to commencement of the program.
  • be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency.
  • have professional indemnity insurance.

About the Department
The Department of Critical Care Medicine (DCCM) includes the Intensive Care and High Dependency Units and maintains the Medical Emergency Team, Critical Care Liaison Nurse Team and Tracheostomy Review Service. The Department is a 19 bed environment caring for patients requiring critical care and accommodates elective and emergency surgical and medical patients. The Department is a tertiary referral centre for Neurosurgery and Cardiothoracic surgery.

About the Programme
The Discovering Intensive Care Nursing Programme is ideal for motivated Division 1 Registered Nurses who are interested in obtaining exposure to working in the Intensive Care environment. The timing of this 6 month course is tailored to lead successful students into the Postgraduate Course in Intensive Care Nursing. Clinical experience will be gained in caring for patients requiring intensive care and High Dependency nursing. The program includes compulsory attendance to 5 study days that will cover essential elements of Intensive care nursing.

Expectations include:

  • Self-directed learning and utilisation of resources
  • Completion of learning packages
  • Attendance at study days
  • Appraisal completion

Infection Control Study Day

Program date

Next date 2020

Venue

St Vincent’s Hospital
Michael Chamberlain Lecture Theatre
Ground Floor Aikenhead Wing
Building E
Victoria Pde Fitzroy

Eligibility
Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and other health professionals including external applicants
Course overview

This program aims to broaden health professionals knowledge about current issues/medical conditions with regard to Infection Control principles.

Topics to be confirmed


CPD6.5 hours

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IV Cannulation

To enrol for this course please go to the Workday link on the intranet. You will be automatically logged in to Workday (If you are using a shared computer, you must log into the computer with your own network username and password).

Click the Learning Application to access your training. Then go to "Search Learning". In the search icon type in the course title as follows: SVHM Intraveonus Cannulation Workshop. Part 2 of 2. (Practical)

Male Catheterisation

To enrol for this course please go to the Workday link on the intranet. You will be automatically logged in to Workday (If you are using a shared computer, you must log into the computer with your own network username and password).

Click the Learning Application to access your training. Then go to "Search Learning". In the search icon type in the course title as follows: SVHM Male Indwelling Catheterisation (IDC) Workshop. Part 2 of 2. (Practical).

Management of Tracheostomy Patients

Program date

Monday 20 May 2019

Wednesday 16 October 2019

Time

12.15pm - 4.30pm

Venue

St Vincent's Hospital

Education & Learning Centre

3rd Floor, Healy Wing

Fitzroy

Eligibility

Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses (not external participants)

Course overview

An interactive study day that covers general care and emergency management of percutaneous tracheostomy patients

CPD - 4 hours

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Navigating Medical Emergencies in the sub-acute setting

Program date

Dates yet top be confirmed

Time

08.30 - 16.30

Venue

Education and Learning Centre

3rd Floor Healy Wing

Building C

Course overview

Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses (not available to external applicants)

This study day comprises of practical skills stations for nursing management of common medical emergencies in the sub acute setting.

 

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Neurosciences Twilight Sessions

Program date
2019 dates to be confirmed
Time

Venue

St Vincent's Hospital
Building C
Clinical Education & Simulation Centre
3rd Floor Healy Wing
Victoria Pde, Fitzroy

Eligibility
Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses including external applicants
Course overview

This short course is aimed at nurses interested in developing their knowledge base and assessment skills in caring for patients with neurological conditions and/or neurosurgical interventions.

Topics to be confirmed.

 

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Pain Management Study Day

Program date

Date to be advised 2020

Time
8.45am - 4.15pm (Registration 8.30am) Lunch is provided
Venue

St Vincent’s Hospital
Building C
Clinical Education & Simulation Centre
3rd floor, Healy Wing
Victoria Pde, Fitzroy

Eligibility
Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses including external applicants
Course overview

A one day program aimed at nurses interested in developing their knowledge base and clinical practice in pain management.

Topics to be advised.

CNE 6 hours

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Palliative Care Study Day

Program date

Wednesday 7th August 2019

Time
8.45am - 4.15pm (Registration 8.30am) Lunch is provided
Venue

St Vincent’s Hospital
Building C
Education &Learning Centre
3rd Floor, Healy Wing
Victoria Pde, Fitzroy

Eligibility
Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses including external applicants
Course overview

A one day program aimed at nurses interested in developing their knowledge base and clinical practice in palliative care.

Topics to be confirmed

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Preceptorship Study Day

To enrol for this course please go to the Workday link on the intranet. You will be automatically logged in to Workday (If you are using a shared computer, you must log into the computer with your own network username and password).

Click the Learning Application to access your training. Then go to "Search Learning". In the search icon type in the course title as follows: SVHM Preceptorship Study Day.

Surviving the In Charge Shift

Program date

Wednesday 24th July 2019

Time

0830 - 16.00

Venue

Education and Learning Centre

3rd Floor Healy Wing

Fitzroy

Eligibility

Registered Nurses (not for external participants)

Course overview

This one day study day is a practicalguide onhow to navigate and manage the in charge shift.

CPD: 6 hours

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Temporary Pacing Study Day

Program date

Tuesday 9th July 2019

Monday 16th December 2019

Time
8.30am - 4.30pm (8.30 Registration) Morning Tea & Lunch is provided.
Venue

St Vincent's Hospital
Building A
4th Floor Tutorial room
IPS Fitzroy

Eligibility
Registered Nurses working in ICU, CCU, Cardiothoracic & CIU only
Course overview

Topics include:

  • Theories and Concepts
  • Nursing Management
  • Pacing Rhythm Strip Practice
  • Atrial ECG's or DDD pacing overview

CNE 6.5 hours

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SafeTALK/Managing Challenging Behaviours Workshop

Program date

Thursday 30 May 2019
Thursday 26 September 2019

Time
8.45am - 4.15pm (8.30am Registration ) Lunch is provided.
Venue

St Vincent’s Hospital
Building C
Education & LearningCentre
3rd Floor, Healy Wing
Victoria Pde, Fitzroy

Eligibility
Registered Nurses (not available to external applicants)
Course overview

Rates of suicide are increasing both globally and locally. The more people who are able to identify people at risk of suicide and keep them safe until help arrives may go some way toward addressing this trend. Nurses are often the first staff to gain a sense that a patient may be at risk of suicide.

safeTALK is an alertness workshop that prepares staff, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.

SafeTALK is an introductory workshop that equips participants with a solid framework for identifying people at risk of suicide. It is well designed to suit nurses in their day to day work with patients and identify those that are at risk of suicide; how to discuss the subject of suicide and how to connect someone at risk with someone who can keep them safe.

On completion of this training participants will achieve a greater readiness and confidence in their ability to intervene with people potentially at risk of suicide and assist them to keep safe.

The training program is designed for participants to practice new knowledge and skills. It is experiential and involves participants actively in the process using video presentations and some small group work.

This training is a beginning component of the Livingworks suite of suicide intervention training. People completing this training sometimes express interest in completing the two day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) program but it is not a requirement.

The second half of the day involves how to manage challenging behaviours in the workplace.

The training will be provided by John Forster, Psychiatric Consultation and Liaison Nurse and Antonella Ursini, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Behaviour Management.

CNE 6.5 hours

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VAC Workshop

Program date

Friday 31st May, 2019

Time
08.30 - 16.00
Venue

Education & Learning Centre
St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
3rd Floor Healy Wing, Fitzroy

Eligibility
Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses (not available to external participants)
Course overview

This one day study day aims to assist nurses to develop specific wound dressing skills from beginner to advanced techniques when caring for a patient with a VAC dressing/device.

CPD: 6 hours

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Venepuncture

To enrol for this course please go to the Workday link on the intranet. You will be automatically logged in to Workday (If you are using a shared computer, you must log into the computer with your own network username and password).

Click the Learning Application to access your training. Then go to "Search Learning". In the search icon type in the course title as follows: SVHM Venepuncture Workshop for Nurses. Part 2 of 2. (Practical).

"Stop the Clot" Study Day

Program date

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Time
09.00am - 16.00pm (Morning Tea and Lunch Provided)
Venue

St Vincent's Hospital
Education and Learning Centre
3rd Floor, Healy Wing
Building C
Victoria Pde, Fitzroy, 3065

Eligibility
Registered nurses, Enrolled nurses (not including external participant's)
Course overview

This one day programis designed to increase knowledge and awareness of venous thromboembolism, disease state and prevalence. Participants will be able to better identify patients at risk of developing venous thromboembolism and better select appropriate prophylactic regimens.

Wound Management Study Day

Program date

Fitzroy

  

Tuesday 8th October 2019

            
Time
8.45am - 4.15pm (Registration 8.30am) Lunch is provided
Venue

St Vincent’s Hospital
Building C
Clinical Education & Simulation Centre
3rd Floor, Healy Wing
Victoria Pde, Fitzroy

St George's Hospital
283 Cotham Rd,
Kew VIC 3101

Eligibility
Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses including external applicants
Course overview

Attendees will be provided with current information to apply and promote best clinical practice when managing patient wounds. Expert presenters will improve participants' confidence in appropriately assessing and dressing a variety of wounds. This day study day is offered for both acute and sub-acute settings.

Topics include:

  • Principles of Wound Management
  • Dressing Product Selection
  • Interactive Workstations of varying wounds
  • Case Studies

CNE 6 hours

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