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 5 April 2018

Project

Description

Audience

Mode

Live

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

eLearning

June

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

eLearning

May

Basic Life Support- paediatric – First responder- theory

This module details the differences in Basic Life Support in the resuscitation of Infants and children. Based on the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) Basic Life Support algorithm. The focus is on first responders

NSW Health Staff who are first responders to the collapsed infant or child. In situations where there is limited resuscitation equipment available and/or staff skill mix.

eLearning

May

Basic Life Support- paediatric – First responder- practical assessment

This paper based resource provides an assessment component following completion of the Basic Life Support-Paediatric- First Responder eLearning.

NSW Health Staff who are first responders to the collapsed infant or child. In situations where there is limited equipment available and/or staff skill mix.

Practical assessment

May

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

eBook

May

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

June

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

May

Disability Employment

 

All NSW Health Staff

eLearning

June

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.

Managers

Video

June

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

October

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

Website

May

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

Qstream

June

LGBTI

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

Video

TBA

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.

eLearning

October

Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration (PCOC)

The PCOC essentials program aims to increase consistency in using five palliative care assessment tools as clinicians use the tools correctly and respond appropriately, and managers implement, embed and sustain the PCOC framework.

National audience; one module; two streams: clinicians and managers; learners chose the stream they belong to on module launch

SCORM module delivered via Wollongong University Moodle LMS

May

Phases of Care - Australian Mental Health Care Category (AMHCC)

Developnment of an online resource for all mental health clinicians. The resource will help them to allocate and review the consumer’s correct phase of care to assist in creating effective care plans and collect the required data to ensure accurate funding.

Mental health clinicians assisting mental health consumers, this includes:
* Mental health care workers
* Nurses
* Doctors
* Psychologists
* Allied health workers

eLearning

May

Polypharmacy of older patients

    

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

December

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

eLearning

June

Safe Use of High Risk medicines

    

Security (security staff)

Security (Security staff) Outcome from the 12 point plan – module to be developed for all NSW Health security staff to clarify their role and emphasise its importance.
SME engaged.

Security staff and managers

eLearning

May

Security (all staff)

Outcome from the 12 point plan – module to be developed for all NSW Health staff to clarify the role of security staff, and to emphasise the importance of their own role in the safety of their workplace.
SME engaged.

NSW Health Staff

eLearning

May

Smoking in Pregnancy

The module/s aim to increase the number of antenatal healthcare providers engaging with mothers in intervention conversations about evidence-based smoking cessation.

NSW Health maternity service providers. Job roles include:

  • Midwives,
  • Aboriginal Health workers,
  • Child and family nurses,
  • Drug and alcohol workers,
  • SUPS workers.

eLearning

June

The abuse of older people

The module aims to train NSW Health frontline staff, enabling a consistent approach to identifying, responding and preventing abuse of older people.

NSW Health Clinical Staff

eLearning

June

Rebuilds / Other

DescriptionAudienceModeLive

Advanced Life Support Theory module 1 and 2

Rebuild of Advanced Life Support Theory Modules 1 and 2

Health professionals who are expected to apply the skills as part of their clinical duties.

eLearning

June

Code of Conduct

Rebuild of mandatory Code of Conduct module.

NSW Health Staff

eLearning game

June

Environmental Cleaning

Rebuild of Environmental Clearning.

NSW Health Staff

eLearning

June

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.

N/A

Review

March

Introduction to Work, Health and Safety

Rebuild of mandatory WHS module.
SME engaged.

NSW Health Staff

eLearning

June

Recruitment (including recruiting staff with disabilities)

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

eLearning

TBD