Resources Under Development

Resources under development

District HETI collaboratively develops online learning resources in response to education and training priorities identified by the across NSW Health. When complete, these resources are  made available to NSW Health staff in My Health Learning.

The following courses are currently being developed by District HETI:

Last updated 6 August 2018






Aboriginal Aged Health

This resource will address issues for Aboriginal older people who require health care. This is expected to contribute to making services more culturally acceptable and relevant to Aboriginal people.

All NSW Health Staff



Autonomic dysreflexia

Online interactive module focussing on Autonomic Dysreflexia which is a physical response that someone may have who has sustained a spinal cord injury above T6. It is a life threatening condition if not treated promptly and effectively. The module will focus on pathophysiology, recognition and treatment of signs and symptoms with 2 scenarios based in the acute and community health setting. Content is predominantly based on the ACI information and treatment algorithm.

All doctors and nursing staff working in an area where patients with spinal cord injuries are part of the demographics. Including the acute setting (emergency departments, theatre, surgical wards) and community setting



Blue Book

The Blue Book has been updated with the “Learn The Signs. Act Early tool”. A number of resources are being developed to support the implementation of the new tool into child and family health practice.

NSW Child & Family Health Nurses, NSW Child & Family Health Managers, Allied Health, Community Paediatricians, Maternity, GPs and practice nurses

2-3 Posters

3 videos



Business Writing in Healthcare

Step-by-step writing guides, completed samples and online resources to help create clear, consistent and effective communications for NSW Health.

Health service manager and staff required to write higher level documents.

Responsive website


Discrimination in Aged Health

A resource to challenge preconceptions related to ageing, particularly where these may impact on service provision.

All NSW Health Staff

eLearning with video


Disability Employment

This resource will give you the opportunity to explore strategies that support an inclusive and equitable workplace. This module is underpinned by the NSW Health Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2016-2019.

All NSW Health Staff



Hazardous Drug Spills

This resource contains two videos related to special procedures and equipment required to manage spills of hazardous drugs. These drugs include cytotoxics, immune-modifying and antibiotic pharmaceuticals.
Video 1: risk assessments, spill kits, donning personal protective equipment.
Video 2: managing spills of both wet and dry hazards drugs, removing personal protective equipment.




Hearing Members Professional Development

Development of a blended learning solution for the professional development of Hearing Members who are required to sit on a variety of disciplinary and non-disciplinary panels.

Council Hearing Members (Medical and Nursing/Midwifery)

3 eLearning
2 videos
Reference Guide


HETI Orientation

This project aims to decrease “Time to Proficiency” and increase “Retention Rate” by creating a website to welcome new employees and to introduce HETI, its structure, vision and culture to them. It also aims to prepare new employees for their first day in HETI, as much as possible.

HETI Staff



Inpatient Care for Patients with Diabetes

Development of 30 scenario-based questions in Qstream. These will accompany three online modules, for which we will provide assistance for testing and uploading to MHL.

JMOs and Medical Officers




A series of 5 videos to portray and assess the issues faced by members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or intersex communities when interacting with the public health sector in New South Wales.

All NSW Health Staff



Med+Safe an evaluation

Pilot and evaluation of the Med+Safe eLeanring in five Local Health Districts. Med+Safe is an online module for medication and fluid calculations.

Nurses and Midwives in the five Local Health Districts involved in this pilot.



Qstream mobile spaced learning implementation

This work will address the implementation of Qstream spaced learning tool across NSW Health.

Variety of resources covering Governance, Authoring and MHL LMS processes.

Variety of resources including Qstream software


Quit for New Life

This training is a Hunter New England LHD specific resource. It is part of the orientation package for new staff and will be used as refresher training for existing staff.
This is to present a different care model to reduce smoking in pregnancy. This models best practice of how staff should engage with clients.

HNELHD orientation training package for new staff
Refresher training for existing staff



Safe Use of High Risk medicines


Rebuilds / Other


Code of Conduct

Rebuild of mandatory Code of Conduct module.

NSW Health Staff

eLearning game


Evaluation of Foundation modules and workshop

Evaluating and reporting on the use and relevance of the 9 eLearning modules and face-to-face workshops for new clinical staff.





Identification of the process of recruitment and the roles and responsibilities of panel members and convenors. It will include ways to adapt the recruitment and interview processes to support applicants with special needs.

Staff involved in recruitment processes