Professional Development Courses RMIT University

Tuesday, 15 December, 2015

Take your professional development to the next level with one of our 2016 courses.

RMIT University is a global university of technology and design and a registered training organisation, making it Australia’s largest tertiary institution.
The University has made, and continues to make, a significant contribution to the health and community services sectors and is a longstanding and internationally recognised provider of education for key health professions in the fields of nursing, aged care, home and community care, pharmacy, medical radiations, psychology, social work, and Chinese medicine, among others.
Comprehensive Health Assessment of the Older Person (CHA)
This four day course takes a holistic approach to the care of a patient, looking beyond the obvious to examine what may be luring underneath. CHA equips health care workers with the knowledge needed to provide the complete picture of factors impacting a patient.
The course is designed for RN and EN nurses and has been endorsed by the Australian College of Nursing and is accredited for 24 CPD hours.
Courses are scheduled for May and September, 2016. Registration and more details: php?course=S155114
Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
Learn medical terminology and gain an understanding of medical problems, while learning how to communicate confidently with a range of medical professionals.
This course is delivered online in a virtual classroom setting. Participants can communicate with the lecturer and peers in real time via audio, text messaging, and drawing on the whiteboard to encourage collaborative critical thinking and higher order learning.
Participants who successful complete the assessment activities will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.
Courses are scheduled for March and August, 2016.Registration and more details:
Venepuncture training
Develop an understanding and skills to perform blood collection from a vein. Venepuncture is one of the most routinely performed invasive procedures for the purpose of intravenous therapy or for blood sampling of venous blood. This practical course is delivered in a small group environment.
On completion of this course participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Courses are scheduled for January and February, 2016.Registration and more details:
OHS for Managers and Supervisors
This two day course covers the skills and knowledge required by managers or those in a supervisory role to assist with providing the workforce with advice about the legislative duties, rights and obligations of individuals and parties prescribed in Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation.
This course will assist you to determine the legal framework for WHS and the duties, rights and obligations necessary to ensure compliance in the workplace.
Upon successful completion of the class assessments, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment.
The course is scheduled for May, 2016. Registration and more details:
Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)
This two day course is designed to provide participants with sound first aid skills which can be applied at home, work or any environment that requires a first aid response. Participants are provided with a first aid manual and assessed using a range of methods. Classroom activities include theory and practical tasks involving simulated scenarios.
This course applies to those with no knowledge of first aid training or those with a certificate beyond the expiry date.
On successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.
The course is scheduled for February, 2016. Registration and more details:
Provide Advanced First Aid (HLTAID006)
The course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, life support and management of the situation in a range of scenarios including home, workplace or community settings, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
On successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.
The course is scheduled for April, 2016. Registration and more details:
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