Welcome to the Gold Coast Primary Health Network education and training page.
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Promoting Participation in the National Immunisation Program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge that can be applied to their day-to-day work and will help support a change of practice within their health organisation. By encouraging colleagues and peers to modify and change their current ways of practice they can make immunisation activities more conducive to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
On completion of the program students will have the skills and knowledge to work directly with patients, clients, families and communities to provide advice and encouragement to ultimately improve immunisation rates for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
Program content includes:
Entrants to the Promoting Participation in the National Immunisation program must provide evidence of a relevant professional role. Relevant roles would include:
Free until 1 January 2022. Usually $95.
GCPHN partnered with Margaret Jennings (Microbiologist, Infection Prevention and Control Educator & Consultant to general practice) to host a 2-part webinar on General Practice Instrument Processing & Sterilisation for all practice staff.
1 hour each webinar
“The Starter Pack” is a free educational package designed to assist general practice managers, practice nurses, Aboriginal Health and Social and Emotional Wellbeing Workers and practice reception staff to build the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively respond to patients experiencing problematic alcohol and other drug (AOD) use in Queensland.
The package comprises nine brief education activities – an introductory eLearning module and eight live and recorded lunchbox education sessions – designed specifically for primary care practice staff.
Varies per module
This guideline was developed by the Australian Wound Management Association and the New Zealand Wound Care Society. The guideline presents a comprehensive review of the assessment, diagnosis, management and prevention of venous leg ulcers within the Australian and New Zealand health care context, based on the best evidence available up to January 2011.
These flow charts outline recommendations for management from current evidence-based guidelines for common wound types. Referring to these resources can help you consolidate your knowledge.
PDF Flow Charts
1 Page each
This self-directed learning resource can help you develop a greater understanding of the basic principles involved in evidence based wound assessment, management and prevention for common wound types.
Online Learning Modules
This module is designed to help you adapt your clinical communication skills to meet the needs of all parents, whether they are ready to vaccinate, have questions or intend to decline vaccination altogether. It teaches you how to use the SKAI system and equips you with strategies to assist immunisation consultations. We anticipate it will take approximately 90 minutes to complete this module.
Australian Immunisation Register education for vaccination providers – Five education modules to help providers use AIR to access and record information.
A series of resources including, education modules, videos and fact sheets have been developed by Queensland Health to help immunisation providers use the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR). These resources will help providers understand the complexities of recording and managing immunisation data.
Various education modules, videos, and fact sheets
This course provides the most up to date information about prevention, recognition and emergency treatment of anaphylaxis, including information about adrenaline (epinephrine) autoinjectors and ASCIA Action Plans for Anaphylaxis.
8 Modules – Approximately 1.5 hours
Free – however you will need to create an online account.