Research, Education & Training

February 2020

Medico Legal Seminar - Coronial Investigations and Inquests



This seminar will cover:

  • Role of the Coroner

  • What are Reportable Deaths

  • Issues to be considered in a Coronial investigation

  • Gathering of information

  • The decision whether to hold or dispense with an Inquest

  • Conducting the Inquest

  • Findings and recommendations.

Date: Thursday 27 February 2020

Time: 12.30pm to 2.00pm

Location: Auditorium, Western Sydney University, Blacktown Hospital.

Book via My Health Learning using course code DEV14085.

This conference can be joined using desktop/laptop, mobile device, tablet, iPads, landline phone and video conference endpoints.

Contact for more information

Joanne Young

9840 3771

Submitted by Joanne Young

Introduction to Accelerating Implementation Methodology



Do you want to improve the success rate of your projects?

Accelerating Implementation Methodology (AIM) is a practical guide to effectively manage change by overcoming personal and cultural barriers.

AIM will provide you with a repeatable set of tools and principals to manage the human elements of change.


What participants will learn:

  • A proven, repeatable 10-step process for accelerating implementation

  • The difference between installation and implementation

  • Four essential components required for change to succeed

  • Why sponsorship is the most critical factor for implementation success and how to create effective sponsorship

  • Why managers and supervisors are integral to successful implementation

  • That resistance to change is natural and how to manage it

  • Which key deliverables should be part of any implementation plan

  • How to create a roadmap for success


Who should attend?

  • Change Leaders

  • Project Managers

  • Training Managers

  • Clinical and Non-Clinical Staff


2020 AIM session dates:

  • 10 & 11 March, Cumberland

  • 26 & 27 May, Cumberland

  • 22 & 23 September, Cumberland

  • 25 & 26 November, Cumberland


How do I apply?

You can apply through My Health Learning (Course Number: MAN14009) or by emailing WSLHD-Innovatgion& for an application form.


For more information, visit this intranet page.

Contact for more information

Ingrid Mikulec, Innovation and Redesign

8838 2020


Submitted by Ingrid Mikulec

Free domestic violence management training


Lifeline Western Sydney offers free nationally accredited Domestic Violence Response Training within the Western Sydney area. 

At no cost, DV-Alert two-day training enables frontline workers to confidently:

  • Recognise signs of domestic and family violence

  • Response with appropriate care

  • Refer people experiencing or at risk of domestic and family violence to appropriate support services


Register for your preferred session here:      


To be eligible to attend a free 2-day workshop, participants must be employed in a health, allied health or community frontline role (or be a tertiary student on placement in such a role), and be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.

Contact for more information

Theresa Ashdown

0428 150 792

Submitted by Leanne Findlay on behalf of Parramatta Mission

StaffLink WebEx


Need StaffLink Training in 2020?

HealthShare NSW offers StaffLink training for both employees and managers via WebEx in 2020.

Employee Self Service (ESS): View and maintain your personal details and access your pay information.

Manager Self Service (MSS): View and maintain your Staff’s employment records, produce reports and delegate your StaffLink access.

Electronic Forms (eForms): Initiate, complete and manage eForms.

February to April StaffLink WebEx training dates are listed below:


  • 20 February

  • 3 March

  • 18 March

  • 16 April

  • 28 April

To enrol visit My Health Learning and search for “StaffLink”.

For any enquiries please contact the Statewide Training Team via email:

Contact for more information

Diane Chaffey


Submitted by Vesna Sopin

Violence Prevention and Management Training


Vacancies exists for targeted staff to attend Violence Prevention and Management ‐ Creating a Safe Workplace training programs: Personal Safety, and Restraint and Seclusion.

Program overview
This program is designed to assist staff in recognising the need for early intervention and give skills to assist in de-escalation and intervention of challenging and/or aggressive situations, while providing the necessary personal safety concepts to assist keeping themselves and others safe.

Target audience
Staff required to attend this training will see:

  1. Violence Prevention and Management ‐ Personal Safety

  2. Violence Prevention and Management ‐ Restraint and Seclusion

One or both modules will appear in My Health Learning as a mandatory training requirement (marked with a Red Flag Mandatory)

In WSLHD this training the above stated training is referred to as:

  1. WHS14018 Creating a Safe Workplace: Difficult Conversations and Challenging Situations (8 hours) – an equivalent to VPM Personal Safety

  2. WHS14017 Creating a Safe Workplace: Co-ordinated Restraint Techniques (4 hours) - an equivalent to VPM Restraint and Seclusion

All available dates are currently listed within My Health Learning.
For enrolment or additional course information please login to My Health Learning and search for the course via the ‘Catalogue’ menu (click ‘Search’, type ‘WHS14018’ or ‘WHS14017’ to get the list).

For further information, please contact our VPM/CaSW trainers:
Vinh Nguyen - 9840 3637 or

Anthony Ellison - 9840 3632 or

Contact for more information

Vinh Nguyen


Submitted by Vesna Sopin

People Management Skills Program (PMSP)


Cohort 16 April 2020 commencement

HETI is please to advise that enrolments to this six-month blended learning course are now open. Registrations close 21 February 2020.

Do you want to:

  • Develop the skills that build effective people management

  • Create working environments that enhance patient care

  • Engage with high-skilled facilitators

  • Learn in a supportive group environment

How to gain approval and enrol in PMSP

The PMSP is designed to develop the people management skills and capabilities of current and aspiring supervisors, managers and leaders within the NSW Health system. Click here for the course flyer, enrolment details and further information.

Approval process

Prior to “requesting learning” have a discussion with your manager regarding the program requirements and session dates, and the opportunity to undertake professional development during work hours.

Once the approval process is complete, you will be notified on 19 March 2020 and asked to select your workshop sessions in My Health Learning.

* Please note that you will not receive any further communication from HETI until 19 March 2020.

Contact and support

The HETI Management team is available to assist you with your enrolment and can be contacted Monday-Friday 8.00am-5.00pm. Please email using the subject line: RE:PMSP Cohort 16 EOI registration assistance and include your full name, StaffLink number and query. Alternatively you can call (02) 9844 6136.

Contact for more information

Diane Chaffey


Submitted by Vesna Sopin

What’s new in My Health Learning?


The following eLearning modules have now been released and are accessible via My Health Learning:

Managing blood glucose levels in the perioperative period – Course Code: 275744325
Minute Taking - Course Code: 276302113
Non-insulin agents in a hospital setting – Course Code: 275744506
Perform better at interview – Course Code: 276239166
Preventing and managing glucocorticoid induced hyperglycaemia –Course Code: 275744015
NSW Involuntary Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program (IDAT): referral, assessment and aftercare training – Course Code: 276332741

Self enrol via My Health Learning.

For further information please email

Contact for more information

Diane Chaffey


Submitted by Vesna Sopin

Research and Education Network 2020 workshops



You are invited to attend 2020 workshops presented by the Research and Education Network (REN).

The Process Communication Model (PCM) masterclass is designed to aid in the recognition and understanding of different personality types, and support successful communication in the clinical setting.

The Managing Workplace Conflict Positively masterclass teaches participants how to transform the energy of conflict into meaningful contributions and interactions, for powerful personal and professional development.

These courses are facilitated by Tanya Jolly, Manager Clinical and Corporate Education.


Process Communication Model (PCM) COM1452 workshop dates:

  • 17-19 February 

  • 2-4 March 

  • 4-6 May 

  • 6-8 July 


Managing Workplace Conflict Positively COM1462 workshop dates:

  • 27 February 

  • 21 May 

  • 25 June 


Venue: REN Building, Medical Education Training Room, Westmead Hospital, street level.


Enrolments can be made through MHL with course code COM1452 – PCM and COM1462 – Managing Conflict Positively


Audience: All health professionals


Cost: Free. Lunch will be provided


Contact for more information

Krupa Modhia

02 88904964

Submitted by Krupa Modhia

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