Training and resources for community nursing providers
We have developed a range of resources and partnered with a provider of continuing professional development (CPD) training to provide training opportunities for CN providers, including nurses and personal care workers (PCWs).
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We have partnered with Ausmed to provide a range of training opportunities for nurses and PCWs who support veterans.
Ausmed is a provider of continuing professional development (CPD) education for health professionals in Australia. Their mission is:
“To provide continuing professional development (CPD) education to nurses, midwives and other professionals that is effective and improves the health care of all people.”
Each of the following training has CPD attached:
- Showering, Bed-Bathing and Hygiene for Caregivers
- Dressing and Undressing for Clients Who Have Dementia
- Communicating with Someone Who Has Dementia – article
- Communicating with Someone Who Has Dementia – explainer
- Pressure Injuries and Ulcerations
- Skin, Mouth and Eye Assessment and Hygiene in the Critically Ill Patient
- Skin Tear Prevention and Management
- Continence Management in the Community
- Meal Assistance in Home Care
- Unplanned Weight Loss in Aged Care
- Person-Centred Care: An Effective (But Underused) Strategy for Patient Safety and Wellbeing
- What is Dementia?
- Unregulated Care Workers: Capacity & Consent
- Bereavement and Complicated Grief
- Understanding Professional Boundaries.
Registered nurses may earn CPD points when they complete these modules. PCWs can build on their professional care skills.Back to top
Resources for PCWs and nurses
The below documents contain additional information that may be of benefit to CN providers in delivering community nursing services.
- Wound care module
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs Community Nursing services - A guide for veterans, family members and carers.
Resources for PCWs only
The PACE Guide helps you write valuable progress notes and other documentation using the PACE method:
Access the PACE Guide.
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