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Women's Health Training and Conferences 2014 - 2017

These courses are constantly being updated so please check this web site before attending your course.

Compulsory Midwifery Education

Recertification Programme 2014 – 2017

The Council has made the following changes to the 2014 – 17 programme: 44

1. Combined Emergency Skills Refresher
Incorporates maternal and neonatal resuscitation updates and emergency skills. Attendance at PrOMPT or ALSO will meet this requirement but NNR will have to be undertaken separately if not covered
1 day every year

2. Midwifery practice day 
There will be a practical emphasis – putting the clinical picture together and recognising normal to abnormal
1 day every 3 years

3. Breastfeeding
Half day clinical workshop + one other activity (e.g. second half of BF study day, workbooks, online learning, presentation re B/F etc)
½ day every 3 years + another activity with no hours specified

4. Midwifery Standards Review
½ day every 2 or 3 years (this can also be reduced to 1 year or 6 months)

Professional Activities & Elective Education
5 points for each category every year
Total over 3 years
= 30 points
For more details go to the Midwifery Council website 
http://www.midwiferycouncil.health.nz/images/stories/Newsletters/December%2013%20Newsletter.pdf

Using this website to book a course

  1. Go to the month and click on course link highlighted in blue
  2. Scroll down to the "How to book & links" section
  3. Follow instructions on how to book this course

For help any time ring

Phone Helen Bunster 021 753 068 or  Beatle Treadwell 021 772 810 or email midwferyeducation@adhb.govt.nz

On-line workshops

Safeguarding Children

This is a free e-learning package which teaches about the signs and syptoms of child abuse, how to refer to CYFs and individuals responsibilities

http://safeguardingchildren.org.nz/product/elearning-basic-awareness-child-protection/?utm_source=MailingList&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=December+2015+Newsletter

Online Education on Antenatal screening for Down Syndrome & other conditions

The NSU offers on-line education for health practitioners who provide services within the antenatal and newborn screening programmes.LearnOnline.Health.nz is a vocational training resource hub for New Zealand’s community of health practitioners. There is a growing number of courses available, provided by different organisations, for health workers either studying or working in different fields of practice.

The NSU offers five eLearning Modules through LearnOnline.Health.nz.

  • Screening Principles and Practice
  • Quality Improvements in Antenatal Screening for Down syndrome and other conditions (QIASD)
  • Antenatal HIV Screening Programme (AHIV)
  • Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Early Intervention Programme (UNHSEIP)
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening Programme (NMSP).

The NSU antenatal and newborn screening modules have been approved by the Midwifery Council of New Zealand for five professional development points per module.

  • Points are awarded after completion of the final assessment in each module with a pass rate of 80 percent 
  • The first module Screening Principles and Practice must be completed and points allocated before points can be allocated to any of the other four modules.

Immunisation Awareness on-line course

Takes aprox 4 hours

1.       Please go to www.goodfellowlearning.org.nz   

2.       Click “Join Now”

3.       Complete the registration form with your own email and a password you will remember and create your account

4.       Go to the “My Learning” page of the site (first title on green bar at the top of the page)

5.       Beneath the heading “My Cases and Courses” please click “Sponsored Learning”

6.       There is a box above the save button, enter the code: IMACMID in this box and click “Save”

7.       If necessary: Go to the “My Learning” page of the site (first title on green bar at the top of the page)

8.       Beneath the heading “My Cases and Courses” please click “Sponsored Learning”

9.       There will be a blue heading “Midwives Immunisation Update” Click this to access the course

Other Online Learning


Vaginal Birth After Caesarean (VBAC) Workshop 13—10 March 2017
For the above workshops contact Maggie Banks PhD, RM, RGON 15 Te Awa Road, RD 3, Hamilton 3283, New Zealand Phone 64 7 8564612; Email maggiebanks@birthspirit.co.nz; Website: http://www.birthspirit.co.nz

Water Birth Workshop 24—31 March 2017
For the above workshops contact Maggie Banks PhD, RM, RGON 15 Te Awa Road, RD 3, Hamilton 3283, New Zealand Phone 64 7 8564612; Email maggiebanks@birthspirit.co.nz; Website: http://www.birthspirit.co.nz

The Spirit of Birth: Nature, Nurture and the Evidence Workshop 21—28 April 2017
For the above workshops contact Maggie Banks PhD, RM, RGON 15 Te Awa Road, RD 3, Hamilton 3283, New Zealand Phone 64 7 8564612; Email maggiebanks@birthspirit.co.nz; Website: http://www.birthspirit.co.nz


Other Learning

One Day Workshops

Pacific Best Practice - this workshop is designed to develop skills that will improve all health workers ability to better engage with Pacific patients, families and communities and is recommended to all ADHB staff clinical and non clinical - and extremely beneficial to staff that work directly with and around Pacific.
Dates: Once monthly - last Wednesday of every month (27th July, 31st August, etc), 08.30 - 12.30. Venue: Samaria-Pacific Room, Level 1, Building 8, Greenlane Clinical Centre. All bookings are done through Kiosk. (Please note that the session will be cancelled one week prior to scheduled date if numbers are below 6).


Midwifery Emergency Skills Day (MESD) 2017 offered by AUT
Please see the attachment for dates and details on how to register.

Two Day Workshop


Dates:  Friday 24th & Saturday 25th February 2017  

 

Venue:  Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre

 

Address:  58 Waipuna Road, Mt. Wellington, Auckland 1060   

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April 2017

Expand Sim Session on Newborn Resuscitation 10th April
1 hour multi-disciplinary simulation session on newborn resuscitation run by NICU

May 2017

Expand Sim Session on Newborn Resuscitation 22nd May
1 hour multi-disciplinary simulation session on newborn resuscitation run by NICU
Expand Sim Session on Newborn Resuscitation 8th May
1 hour multi-disciplinary simulation session on newborn resuscitation run by NICU
Expand Combo 10th May 2017

This day is to keep you abreast with National Women’s health initiatives.

In the morning, 8.30 – 12.30, there is a breastfeeding update. This will cover pacing with a bottle to support breast feeding, tongue-tie, mastitis, microbiome and medicines and breast feeding.  This four hours can be used as your 4 hours compulsory breast feeding education which you  are required to do every three years by the Council, OR, you can take 3 elective education points for it. If you stay for the whole day and want to use the breast feeding hours for elective education points, then you get 5 for the whole day.

 In the afternoon all National Women’s staff are invited. The topics for 2017 have yet to be confirmed.

Expand Combined Emergency Skills Refresher for Midwives 24th May 2017

All midwives need to do this each year unless you have done the PROMPT course

Topics covered:

Maternal Collapse

Neonatal Resuscitation

Cord Prolapse

Shoulder Dystocia

Bleeding Emergencies

June 2017

Expand Sim Session on Newborn Resuscitation 26th June
1 hour multi-disciplinary simulation session on newborn resuscitation run by NICU
Expand Sim Session on Newborn Resuscitation 12th June
1 hour multi-disciplinary simulation session on newborn resuscitation run by NICU
Expand Combined Emergency Skills Refresher for Midwives 19th June 2017

All midwives need to do this each year unless you have done the PROMPT course

Topics covered:

Maternal Collapse

Neonatal Resuscitation

Cord Prolapse

Shoulder Dystocia

Bleeding Emergencies

Expand Baby Study Day 7th June 2017

An interesting day chock-full of up-to-date information and skills refreshers, focussed around the neonate.

Topics include;

Non-accidental injuries, jaundice, memory-making for parents of stillborn babies, a red eye reflex refresher and neonatal encephalopathy

Book in for a day of great speakers with fascinating subject material.
Expand Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening in Pregnancy 9th June2017 9th June 2017
Subjects covered include:
  • Diagnosis and management of STIs
  • Taking a sexual health history
  • How to apply knowledge and skills to practice
Expand Combo 27th June 2017

This day is to keep you abreast with National Women’s health initiatives.

In the morning, 8.00 – 12.15, there is a breast feeding up date. This will cover pacing with a bottle to support breast feeding, tongue-tie, mastitis, microbiome and medicines and breast feeding.  This four hours can be used as your 4 hours compulsory breast feeding education which you  are required to do every three years by the Council, OR, you can take 3 elective education points for it. If you stay for the whole day and want to use the breast feeding hours for elective education points, then you get 5 for the whole day.

In the afternoon all National Women’s staff are invited. The first two hours ( 12.45 -14.45) will be presented by Dr Linda Haultain and Jude Cottrell. We will look at the new referral guidelines for vulnerable pregnant women and the skills needed to make assessments of families with high social acuity.

From 15.00 -17.00 CALD (Cultural and Linguistic diversity.) The aim of this workshop is to introduce you  to ways of interacting in a culturally competent manner especially with Asian, middle Eastern, Latin American & African people.

July 2017

Expand Diabetes Update for Midwives 27th July 2017
An update for midwives on diabetes mellitus; T1, T2 and GDM, presented by the Diabetes Midwifery Team
Expand Combined Emergency Skills Refresher 5th July 2017

All midwives need to do this each year unless you have done the PROMPT course

Topics covered:

Maternal Collapse

Neonatal Resuscitation

Cord Prolapse

Shoulder Dystocia

Bleeding Emergencies

August 2017

Expand Combined Emergency Skills Refresher for Midwives 14th August 2017

All midwives need to do this each year unless you have done the PROMPT course

Topics covered:

Maternal Collapse

Neonatal Resuscitation

Cord Prolapse

Shoulder Dystocia

Bleeding Emergencies

Expand Combo 3rd August 2017

This day is to keep you abreast with National Women’s health initiatives.

In the morning, 8.00 – 12.15, there is a breast feeding up date. This will cover pacing with a bottle to support breast feeding, tongue-tie, mastitis, microbiome and medicines and breast feeding.  This four hours can be used as your 4 hours compulsory breast feeding education which you  are required to do every three years by the Council, OR, you can take 3 elective education points for it. If you stay for the whole day and want to use the breast feeding hours for elective education points, then you get 5 for the whole day.

In the afternoon all National Women’s staff are invited. The first two hours ( 12.45 -14.45) will be presented by Dr Linda Haultain and Jude Cottrell. We will look at the new referral guidelines for vulnerable pregnant women and the skills needed to make assessments of families with high social acuity.

From 15.00 -17.00 CALD (Cultural and Linguistic diversity.) The aim of this workshop is to introduce you  to ways of interacting in a culturally competent manner especially with Asian, middle Eastern, Latin American & African people.

September 2017

Expand Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening in Pregnancy 9th June2017 15th September 2017
Subjects covered include:
  • Diagnosis and management of STIs
  • Taking a sexual health history
  • How to apply knowledge and skills to practice
Expand Combo 12th September 2017

This day is to keep you abreast with National Women’s health initiatives.

In the morning, 8.00 – 12.15, there is a breast feeding up date. This will cover pacing with a bottle to support breast feeding, tongue-tie, mastitis, microbiome and medicines and breast feeding.  This four hours can be used as your 4 hours compulsory breast feeding education which you  are required to do every three years by the Council, OR, you can take 3 elective education points for it. If you stay for the whole day and want to use the breast feeding hours for elective education points, then you get 5 for the whole day.

In the afternoon all National Women’s staff are invited. The first two hours ( 12.45 -14.45) will be presented by Dr Linda Haultain and Jude Cottrell. We will look at the new referral guidelines for vulnerable pregnant women and the skills needed to make assessments of families with high social acuity.

From 15.00 -17.00 CALD (Cultural and Linguistic diversity.) The aim of this workshop is to introduce you  to ways of interacting in a culturally competent manner especially with Asian, middle Eastern, Latin American & African people.

October 2017

Expand Combined Emergency Skills Refresher for midwives 9th October 2017

All midwives need to do this each year unless you have done the PROMPT course

Topics covered:

Maternal Collapse

Neonatal Resuscitation

Cord Prolapse

Shoulder Dystocia

Bleeding Emergencies

November 2017

December 2017

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