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Healthcare Pack

Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Provider
Kineo

This pack covers fundamental requirements for healthcare professionals. All titles have been developed in collaboration with leading subject matter experts. This pack covers core training for health professionals over a variety of roles. These titles may qualify for CPD points and are an important tool for continuing professional development.

 

Assist Clients with Medication

Valued at A$38.50

Course Overview

This course has been developed to provide care and support workers with an understanding of how to assist clients in aged care, home and community settings with their medication needs.

Target Audience

The course has been designed to provide training for care and support workers in residential aged care, home and community setting.

Learning Objectives

This course looks at assistance with medication provided by care or support workers in response to assessed client need and in accordance with:

  • the relevant health, support or care plan, and
  • jurisdictional requirements.

The course covers the distribution and administration of prescribed and over the counter medication as well as how to support clients with self-medication.Those who require assistance may be residents or clients, but for consistency the term ‘clients’ is used in this course

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • ensure you have the authority to proceed to assist a client with their medication
  • prepare the client for assistance after identifying the level and type of physical assistance or supervision required
  • assist and support the administration of a wide range of different types of medications
  • understand some of the ways medications are classified
  • identify lines of authority, accountability and actions to be taken to handle contingencies
  • complete the documentation associated with the administration of medication, andimplement hygiene and duty of care procedures when addressing the needs of the client.

Duration 130 Minutes

 

Basic Life Support

Valued at A$38.50

Course Overview

This course has been developed to provide learners with an understanding of how to provide basic life support (BLS) in a manner that’s consistent with the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) guidelines.

Target Audience

This course is designed for nurses and other health care workers employed in acute, community and aged care settings.

Learning Objectives

This course will provide an understanding of:

  • The steps involved in conducting effective basic life support
  • The purpose of conducting cardiopulmonary resuscitation, otherwise referred to as CPR
  • How to assess a situation, identify dangers and call for help
  • How to assess a patient's airway and manage airway obstructions
  • How to perform rescue breathing and chest compressions
  • Procedures for and risks associated with the use of an automated external defibrillator, or AED

Duration 85 Minutes

 

Hand Hygiene for Healthcare Workers

Valued at A$38.50

Course Overview

This course has been developed to give workers in the healthcare environment an understanding of the importance of hand hygiene in stopping and controlling the spread of infection.

Target Audience

The course is appropriate for all staff working in health care settings.

Learning Objectives

This course will provide an understanding of:

  • The role hand hygiene plays in preventing and controlling infection
  • How to perform hand hygiene according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines
  • When to use alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) or soap and water
  • When hand hygiene is necessary

Duration 20 Minutes

 

Health Services Induction

Valued at A$38.50

Course Overview

This course provides an understanding of some of the key requirements of workers in the health services industry.

Target Audience

This course is designed for workers in the health services industry

Learning Objectives

This course will provide an understanding of:

  • patient safety infection control
  • workplace safety
  • fire safety and emergency management
  • Infection prevention and control
  • professional conduct in the workplace and what to do if you are being bullied or harassed
  • managing occupational violence and aggression, and
  • privacy and confidentiality.

Inclusions

This course includes:

  • Animations
  • Assessments
  • Certificate of completion
  • Interactive activities
  • Video
  • Voice Over
  • WCAG 2.0 accessible

 

Infection Prevention and Control - Standard Precautions

Valued at A$38.50

Course Overview

This course has been developed to give the learner an understanding of how to apply standard precautions in your workplace, as well as the role they play in reducing the risk of infection.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for all clinical staff.

Learning Objectives

This course will provide an understanding of:

  • Standard precautions used in healthcare environments to prevent and control infection
  • How to maintain effective hand hygiene
  • The need for respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette
  • The importance of maintaining a clean environment
  • How to use personal protective equipment (PPE) safely
  • The importance of reprocessing reusable instruments and equipment
  • Asepsis and aseptic technique

Duration 70 Minutes

 

Infection Prevention and Control - The Basics

Valued at A$38.50

Course Overview

This course has been developed to give the learner an understanding of what infection is, how infection occurs in healthcare settings, and some of the steps they can take to start controlling the risk of infection.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for all clinical staff.

Learning Objectives

This course will provide an understanding of:

  • Basic microbiologyWhat an infection is
  • The body’s defence mechanisms against infection
  • What healthcare associated infections are
  • The chain of infectionAn introduction to infection prevention and control measures used to minimise infection transmission risk

Duration 35 Minutes

 

Infection Prevention and Control - Transmission Based Precautions

Valued at A$38.50

Course Overview

This course has been developed to give the learner an understanding of how to apply standard precautions in your workplace, as well as the role they play in reducing the risk of infection.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for all clinical staff.

Learning Objectives

This course will provide an understanding of:

  • Transmission-based precautions used in healthcare environments to prevent and control infection
  • What contact precautions are and how to use them against contact with infectious agents
  • What droplet precautions are and how to use them to prevent infection transmission
  • What airborne precautions are and how to use them against infectious agents
  • Transmission-based precautions are used alongside standard precautions.
  • You should have a good understanding of basic microbiology and standard precautions used in infection prevention and control, before completing this course. 

Duration 35 Minutes

 

Medication Calculations Competency

Valued at A$38.50

Course Overview

This resource has been developed to provide a competency assessment for nurses and midwives whose scope of practice includes the administration of medications and intravenous (IV) therapy. The competency assessment provides a baseline by which nurses and midwives can assess their skills with performing medication and IV fluid volume and rate calculations.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at anyone responsible for administering medication in any Australian clinical or care environments.

Learning Objectives

This competency course will assess your ability to calculate:

  • Calculate oral tablet and capsule doses
  • Calculate oral mixture and solution doses
  • Calculate intramuscular and subcutaneous injection doses
  • Perform metric conversions
  • Calculate IV therapy fluid volumes and rates

In order to successfully complete the Medication Calculation Competency course, you need to achieve a score of 100%. You have unlimited attempts at each section of the competency assessment.

Duration15 Minutes

 

Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation

Valued at A$38.50

Course Overview

This course has been developed to provide an understanding of how to insert a peripheral intravenous cannula (PIVC) into an adult patient and to prevent and control healthcare associated infections (HAIs) associated with this procedure.

Target Audience

You should complete this course if you're a clinician whose scope of practice includes the insertion and maintenance of PIVCs. It should be completed prior to any clinical assessment of peripheral intravenous cannulation skills and then used regularly in ongoing refresher training.

Learning Objectives

This course will provide an understanding of:

  • How the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards are applicable to invasive device management,
  • The risk of infection posed by PIVC insertion and the measures that need be taken to prevent and minimise this,
  • What equipment is required to successfully insert a PIVC,
  • How to prepare a patient for PIVC insertion,
  • The recommended processes for inserting, maintaining and removing a PIVC,
  • The complications that can occur.

Duration 90 Minutes

 

Safe Medication Management

Valued at A$38.50

Course Overview

This course has been developed to provide suitably qualified nurses and midwives with an understanding of best practice for safe medication management, medication administration and medication calculation.

Target Audience

The course is designed for qualified nurses and midwives whose scope of practice includes medication administration.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will:

  • understand your responsibility to safely administer medication and reduce the risk of a medication or adverse drug event occurring
  • be able to identify key risk points in the medication administration process, as well as strategies to minimise these risks, and
  • accurately calculate drug and medication dosages, including tablets, mixture and solutions, and intravenous flow and drip rates.

Duration 60 Minutes

 

Workplace Violence and Aggression in Healthcare

Valued at A$38.50

Course Overview

This course has been developed to provide you with an understanding of workplace violence and aggression in healthcare and the associated risks, what to do during an incident, and steps that can prevent and minimise violence and aggression.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for professionals who work in health care.

Learning Objectives

This course will provide an understanding of:

  • The nature of workplace violence and aggression in healthcare settings, including prevalence, scope and cost.
  • The associated legal and policy frameworks concerning violence and aggression in healthcare settings.
  • Steps you can take to prepare for and prevent incidents of violence or aggression, including the environment-situational-patient (ESP) risk assessment framework.
  • The assault cycle.
  • Steps you can take to manage a person progressing through each phase of the assault cycle.
  • Things you can do to help manage violent individuals, and the key responsibilities of employees and employers in the event of an incident.

Duration 95 Minutes


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Inclusions
Animations
Assessments
Certificate of completion
Interactive activities
Video
Voice Over
Digital Credentialing
Delivery
Title
Basic Life Support Course for Healthcare
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
55 minutes
Price
38.50
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
Price:
$78.00
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