A group of health professionals

Women and Newborn Health Service

Education

 
King Edward Memorial Hospital
WNHS Education Hub

WNHS and other health services self-directed learning

E-learning packages developed to assist health professionals working with women and newborns to meet continuing professional development requirements.

WNHS

  • Activity based funding and management (ABF/M) (NMHS)
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link
    Activity based funding and management (ABF/M) (NMHS)

    NMHS online training package to inform staff about Activity Based Funding and Management (ABF/M).

    This 11-module package aims to provide base-level knowledge of the main concepts of ABF/M.

    Particular modules have been deemed mandatory for NMHS staff to complete according to their position/role.
    • ABF/M basic principles
    • Length of stay and its impact
    • Data collection and classification of patient activity
    • Clinical coding and documentation
    • Funding to health services and service agreements
    • Resource management
    • Patient costing and national efficient price
    • Clinical services framework and activity projections
    • Revenue in the ABF environment
    • Administrative compliance
    • Your obligation as a budget holder or manager

     

    20 minutes for each module

    ABF/M

    Once logged into Moodle click on the title ‘ABF/ABM E-Learning Package’ located under the Course Categories heading and then click your role category

  • Adult resuscitation
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Adult resuscitation

    Provides basic knowledge and skills to commence life support measures and assist with advanced life support as needed.

    It does not confer clinical competency.

    Link to survey and certificate

    • Flow chart
    • Airway management
    • CPR
    • Defibrillation
    • Pharmacology
    • Pregnant woman
    • Infant/Child

     

    1 hr

    OR

    1 MIDPLUS point

    OR

    1 RCNA point

    Hospital basic life support

  • Allied Health - Adult & Basic Life Support
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Allied Health - Adult & Basic Life Support

    Provides basic knowledge and skills to commence basic life support and summon help in an emergency.

    It does not confer clinical competency.

    Link to survey and certificate

    • Flow chart
    • Airway management
    • CPR
    • Defibrillation
    • Neonate, infant, child

     

    30 minutes

    AH BLS

  • Aseptic Technique
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link
    Aseptic Technique

    Aseptic technique defines the infection prevention method and precautions taken during invasive clinical procedures to prevent the transfer of microorganisms from the health care worker, procedure equipment or the immediate environment to the patient.

    Link to survey and certificate

    • Why do we have aseptic technique
    • What is aseptic technique
    • Key to Asepsis
    • Aseptic Fields
    • Standard vs Surgical aseptic technique  
    • Performing the procedure

     

    30mins + practical assessment to be completed separately

    Aseptic technique

    Videos/posters (WA health computers only)

  • BFHI Group 3
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    BFHI Group 3

    Orientation to the BFHI for staff who have contact with pregnant women and mothers but do not give assistance and do not provide advice as part of their role (Group 3).

    Also relevant for all staff as an orientation to BFHI.

    Link to survey and certificate
    • BFHI
    • Ten steps
    • Benefits
    • Support
    • Summary  

     

    30-45 minutes  

    BFHI Group 3

  • Breastfeeding
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Breastfeeding

    BFHI breastfeeding education

    The e-learning tools for Group 1 and 2 contain four modules that can be completed individually. (These modules are currently under review)

    Link to survey and certificate for group 1 e-learning tools.

    The software for some of the e-learning tools doesn't work with all versions of Internet Explorer. If you experience difficulties in getting the e-learning packages to run we recommend you try a different version of Internet Explorer or a different browser (e.g. Firefox, Chrome).

    Information covered:

    • Global breastfeeding initiatives
    • Breastfeeding policy
    • Benefits of breastfeeding
    • How breastfeeding works
    • Common breastfeeding challenges

    1 – 3 hours for each module

    BFHI

  • Emergency preparedness
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Emergency preparedness

    Provides fire safety, evacuation and emergency procedures training

    Successful completion of the quiz provides access to a form to receive a certificate.

    • Emergency response codes
    • RACE
    • Extinguisher equipment
    • Codes

     

    30 minutes

    Emergency preparedness

  • Epidural/Spinal
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Epidural/Spinal

    Knowledge update of epidural/spinal analgesia.

    It does not confer clinical competence.

    Link to survey and certificate

    • Anatomy and physiology
    • Dermatomes
    • Epidural/Spinal pain relief
    • Drugs
    • Side effects/Complications
    • Equipment/Observations

     

    4 hrs
    OR
    4 MIDPLUS points

    Epidural/Spinal

  • FDV
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    An Introduction to Family and Domestic Violence

    This e-learning package is an introduction to family and domestic violence for front-line WA Health staff.

    The aim of this package is to provide participants with an understanding of the prevalence and dynamics of family and domestic violence in our community. Such knowledge can assist health staff in responding appropriately to this issue.
    This package has been produced by the Women’s Health Clinical Support Programs (WHCSP), Women and Newborn Health Service, and is underpinned by the WA Health Guideline to Responding to Family and Domestic Violence 2014

    Certificate provided.
    • What is Family and Domestic Violence
    • Patterns and dynamics in an abusive relationship
    • Vulnerable population groups
    • The health impacts of family and domestic violence
    • Barriers to safety

    30 minutes

    FDV

  • FDV - Responding to FDV videos
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Responding to family and domestic violence in a health setting: role play examples.

    A series of video role plays to demonstrate best practice when screening a client for family and domestic violence.

    Role play 1:
    Video role-play demonstrating a midwife screening a client for family and domestic violence in a antenatal setting.

    Role play 2:
    Video role-play of a health professional demonstrating culturally competent practice when screening a culturally and linguistically diverse patient for family and domestic violence.

    Role play 1: Family and domestic violence screening role play in a maternity setting.

     

     

    Role play 2: FDV screening role play – a middle eastern woman’s experience.

    Role play1:
    6 mins

     

     


    Role play2:
    7 mins

    Video 1

     

     

     

    Video 2
    Responding to family and domestic violence: working with vulnerable groups.

    This resource is comprised of two short interviews.

    Interview 1:
    An interview with an Aboriginal Health Worker providing culturally competent best practice guidelines when screening an Aboriginal client for family and domestic violence.

    Interview 2:
    An interview with a CaLD Health Worker providing culturally competent best practice guidelines when screening CaLD clients for family and domestic violence.

    Interview 1: Working with Aboriginal clients

     

     

     

    Interview 2: Working sensitively with migrant women who have experienced domestic violence

    Interview1:
    7 mins

     

     

     

    Interview2:
    7 mins

    Video 3

     

     

     

    Video 4

  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Female Genital Mutilation

    Provides information to health professionals working in maternity care to update their knowledge of FGM.

    Link to survey and certificate

    May be viewed on mobile devices
    • Background and context
    • FGM in Australia
    • Health consequences
    • Pregnancy, Childbirth and women’s health
    • Resources

     

    2 hours OR

    2 MIDPLUS POINTS

    FGM

  • Manual Tasks
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Manual Tasks

    Online learning package that reinforces the theory of manual tasks principles.

    Successful completion of a quiz provides access to a certificate.

    • Risk management overview
    • Basic anatomy and injuries
    • Minimal handling approach 

     

    30 minutes

    Manual tasks

  • Medication calculations
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Medication calculations

    Provides an opportunity to update your knowledge and skills in performing medication calculations.

    Separate resources for Nursing and Midwifery.

    Link to survey and certificate

    Nursing:

    • Oral medications
    • IV/IM
    • IV therapy

    Midwifery:

    • Oral medications
    • IV/IM
    • IV therapy
    • Neonatal
    • Neonatal feeds

    Nursing – 1 hour

    Midwifery – 1.5 hours

    Nursing calculations

    Midwifery calculations

  • MRI Safety
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    MRI Safety

    Provides information and safety requirements for staff and patients accessing the KEMH MRI department.

    Link to survey and certificate

    Staff requiring swipe-card access to the department will need to show their certificate and their completed MRI staff safety checklist to MRI staff.

    • Introduction
    • Basics
    • Hazards
    • Safety
    • Summary

     

    45 minutes

    MRI safety

  • Neonatal resuscitation
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Neonatal resuscitation

    Provides basic knowledge and skills with initial resuscitation of a baby at birth and the immediate neonatal period.

    It does not confer clinical competency.

    Link to survey and certificate

    • Fetal physiology
    • Preparation/Equipment
    • Management
    • Special procedures
    • Resources
    • Assessment/Competency

     

    3 hrs
    OR
    3 MIDPLUS points

    Basic neonatal resuscitation

  • Newborn bloodspot screening
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Newborn bloodspot screening

    Developed in collaboration with Office of Population Health Genomics.

    Resource for health professionals involved in the blood sampling process for newborn bloodspot screening.

    Link to survey and certificate
    • Background
    • Supporting the family
    • Blood sampling

     

    30 minutes

    NBS

  • Perinatal Anxiety Screening Scale (PASS)
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link
    Perinatal Anxiety Screening Scale (PASS)  

    Video clip to assist midwives and other maternity services health practitioners to administer the PASS, a self-report questionnaire that screens for a range of problematic anxiety symptoms during the antenatal period and up to 12 months postnatally.

    Can be used as an adjunct for face to face training available at in-service sessions or provided by the WHCSU
    • Completion of PASS by Clinical Psychologist with pregnant woman
    • Includes appropriate referral process

     

    6 minutes

    PASS Video

  • Patient Centred Care
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link
    Patient Centred Care

    Practicing patient centred care when carrying out your daily work and ensuring it is in the forefront when processes and systems are developed will ensure patients receive the best level of care that is specific to their needs.

    • What is patient centred care?
    • Why do we undertake patient centred care?
    • Applying patient centred care to the workplace
    • AIDET tool overview – to assist in the communication of patient centred care

     

    20 minutes

    E-learning package

    Patient Centred Care

  • Perinatal Loss
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Perinatal Loss

    To assist clinicians with caring for families experiencing perinatal loss.

    Six modules that can be completed individually.

    Six modules:

    • Introduction
    • Investigations
    • Documentation
    • Placental and post mortem examination
    • Perinatal mortality classification and audit
    • Clinical considerations and psychosocial aspects of care

     

    Module 1:
    10 minutes

    Modules 2 – 6:
    30 minutes each

    Open module 1
    Open module 2
    Open module 3
    Open module 4
    Open module 5
    Open module 6

  • Pharmacy series
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Pharmacy series

    Small e-learning resources that update clinicians medication knowledge.

    Link to a certificate.

    Participation is not recorded – maintain your own records.

    • Gentamicin dosing and monitoring
    • Penicillin

     

     

    Approximately 5-10 minutes each module

    Gentamicin

    Penicillin

  • Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault

    A package that aims to increase workers' knowledge and understanding about sexual assault issues and to increase workers' ability to effectively respond to disclosures of sexual assault.

    • Prevalence Consent
    • Child sexual abuse
    • Family and domestic violence
    • Cyber-safety
    • Reporting to Police
    • Skills in responding effectively
    • Support services
    • Improving service effectiveness

    1.5-2 hours

    Includes quiz

    Certificate on completion

    View elearning package

  • Safe Sleeping
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Safe Sleeping

    Developed in collaboration with SIDS and Kids WA to provide an educational tool for health professionals to recommend and model safe sleeping practices.

    It is recommended that ALL health professionals working with families and babies complete this package.

    Incorporates the WA Health “Co-sleeping/Bed-sharing Operational Directive.

    Link to survey and certificate

    • Background/History
    • Risks
    • Benefits
    • Cultural Considerations
    • Harm Minimisation

    1 hr

    OR

    1 MIDPLUS point

    Safe Sleeping

  • Venepuncture
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Venepuncture

    Theoretical component for health professionals seeking competency in venepuncture.

    It does not confer clinical competence.

    Link to survey and certificate

    • Anatomy and vein selection
    • Procedure
    • Key points
    • competency

    30 minutes

    Venepuncture

  • Water birth
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    Water birth

    Incorporates the WNHN Water Immersion for Labour and Birth Guidelines.

    Theoretical component for those midwives seeking waterbirth competency

    • Clinical guidelines
    • Evidence/Research
    • Education for women
    • Equipment
    • Practicalities
    • Special considerations
    • Governance
    • Experiences

    4 hrs

    OR

    4 MIDPLUS POINTS

    Water immersion for labour and birth

  • W.A.V.E
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link

    W.A.V.E

    Workplace aggression and violence education refresher package developed to refresh your knowledge of aggression in preparation for attending the practical breakaway session.

    • Aggression and assault cycle
    • Legislation
    • Triggers and signals
    • Strategies/techniques
    • Preventing bullying
    • Reporting
    • Support

    30 minutes

    W.A.V.E

Other health services

  • Aboriginal cultural e-learning: a healthier future
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link
    Aboriginal cultural e-learning: a healthier future

    Department of Health mandatory training requirement as per Operational Directive OD 0599/15.

    Supporting the development of a culturally respectful and non-discriminatory health system.

    DoH electronic learning management system includes access to Accountable and ethical decision making and recordkeeping awareness training.

    Certificate provided.

    • Linking history with today
    • Poor health outcomes
    • Overcoming the difference

     

    15-30 minutes for each module

    ELMS

    FAQ

  • Advance Health Directive
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link
    Advance Health Directive

    Training and resources provided by WA Health.

    Resources available:

    Refer to website for details

    AHD E-learning package

    Training and resources

  • Audit C Learning Guide
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link
    Audit C Learning Guide

    Self-directed learning modules assisting midwives to update knowledge of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), undertake alcohol assessment and provide relevant education about alcohol use.

    Printable PDF

    • Current Practice Self-Assessment Exercise
    • Module 1: Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
    • Module 2: Understanding and Using AUDIT-C
    • Module 3: Brief Intervention
    • Module 4: Breastfeeding and Alcohol
    • Web-Based Resources
    • AUDIT-C Resources

    Self-directed PDF resource

    Audit C

  • ELearning for the Mental Health Act 2014 (Western Australia)
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link
    ELearning for the Mental Health Act 2014 (Western Australia)

    Department of health – Mental Health Commission mandatory training package for clinicians working in mental health.

    Designed for mental health clinicians however any person is welcome to complete it.

    Certificate provided.

    • Patient centred approach
    • Patient decision making
    • Referrals
    • Police powers
    • Examinations
    • Involuntary inpatient care
    • Community treatment orders
    • Patient rights
    • Carer and family rights
    • Treatment
    • Seclusion and restraint

    20-60 minutes for each module

    MHC

  • Open disclosure elearning
  • Title Description Content Time / Points Link
    Open disclosure elearning

    Open Disclosure is the open discussion of incidents that result in harm to a patient receiving health care. The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHSS) require that the clinical workforce is trained in open disclosure.
    The Package is supported by the Open Disclosure Toolkit (external site) - a set of practical resources.

    Log in via South Metropolitan e-learning portal using your HE number and network log in.

    Certificate provided
    • Module 1: Introduction to Open Disclosure – suitable for all WA Health staff
    • Module 2: The Initial Open Disclosure - covers all aspects of Module 1,suitable for senior clinical staff
    • Module 3: Open Disclosure Champion - Pre-requisite Module 2, suitable for senior clinical staff

    Module 1: 25 minutes

    Module 2: 2 hours

     

    Module 3: 2 hours

    Open disclosure


To Top

 
All contents copyright © Government of Western Australia. All rights reserved