Research, Education & Training

October 2019

Clinical Governance - Think Different

10/10/19

Building capability and skills in quality and safety are key to driving improvement within WSLHD.

Clinical Governance has developed the ‘Think Different’ interactive one day workshop for clinical and non-clinical staff who wish to develop their understanding of clinical governance and quality improvement (QI) skills to promote patient safety and improve the patient experience.
 

The interactive workshop will cover:

  • • Patient experience

  • • Patient safety

  • • Quality Improvement strategies


Dates and venues:
Friday 25 October 2019 & Friday 1 November 2019 at Westmead hospital
Friday 8 November 2019 at Cumberland hospital
Time: 8.30am–4.30pm

To register your interest, please complete registration via My Health Learning – Course Code: CQI1425 – Clinical Governance – Think Different.

Contact for more information

Carme Hoffmann

0418 843 827

WSLHD-CGMail@health.nsw.gov.au

Submitted by Sandra Jones

Blood Borne Viruses Education for Health Care Workers (free lunch provided)

10/10/19

Wednesday, 27 November 27

Conference Room 1, Ground Floor, Building 64, Wirabilla, Cumberland

8.00am-4.00pm

 

Description

To increase the capacity of health care workers to understand Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs) & increase their ability to respond to and manage related issues.

 

Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop health care workers will be able to:

  1. Identify modes of transmission of  BBVs and list high risk activities/situations

  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the disease processes, principals of management and available treatment options

  3. Identify the personal, professional and legal issues associated with BBVs

  4. Identify issues facing people living with BBVs

  5. Demonstrate the ability to deal appropriately with an occupational exposure to blood or other body fluids

  6. Explain the concept of harm minimisation, and its role in health prevention strategies

 

Audience: All health professionals.

 

Cost: Free. Lunch will be provided. 

Contact for more information

Anju Devkota

9843 3170

Anju.Devkota@health.nsw.gov.au

Submitted by Afrah Fazli on behalf of Anju Devkota, Parramatta Community Health Centre

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