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Free Hand Hygiene Module

To ensure all health professionals are best prepared to contain the spread of coronavirus, we at Ausmed have made our Hand Hygiene Module free. We invite you to undertake this 40 minute module.

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Details
CPD35m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)258
First Published
Updated27 March 2019
Expires 27 March 2021

Course Overview

This module outlines the principles of workplace health and safety, with a focus on:

Topics
  • Importance of workplace culture
  • Identification and assessment of risk
  • Avoiding hazards
  • Safe use of equipment and ergonomics
  • Manual handling
  • Self-care
  • Workplace policies and procedures
  • Australian laws and legislation
Learning Outcomes
  • Identify steps involved in managing workplace health and safety.
  • Describe and identify hazardous manual tasks.
  • Assess the risk of manual tasks.
  • Locate State/Territory workplace health and safety acts and regulations.
Target Audience

All staff who work in healthcare.

Validation of learning:

  • A written anecdote of your personal intervention in an unsafe work practice.
  • Reviewing the instruction manuals that relate to equipment used in your workplace.
  • A copy of relevant local State or Territory legislation.

Disclosure

This material was developed by the content expert listed below. It is presented by a professional presenter.

Educator

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Sally-Ann de-Vitry Smith

Dr Sally de-Vitry Smith is currently the National Program Manager of the Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program. This program targets Indigenous mothers and is part of the Australian Governments Closing the Gap Strategy. Sally has worked as the Nursing and Midwifery Advisor for the ACT Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, research midwife, Midwifery Course Coordinator and academic. She has worked in Cambodia as a Senior Midwifery Advisor, in high risk maternal foetal medicine in the United States and volunteered as a clinical midwife in Vanuatu. Sally has spoken at national and international conferences, written articles, book chapters and recently had her first book published. Sally’s interests include self-care for health professionals, epigenetics and the impact of early childhood adverse events on the life course. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD35m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)258
First Published
Updated27 March 2019
Expires 27 March 2021
Topics
Medication Safety
Patient Safety
Occupational Health and Safety
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

Learner Reviews

4.5
258 Total Rating(s)
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Kristie Gum
19 Feb 2020

Simple, straightforward and only full of essential information.

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Lynette Leigh
18 Feb 2020

Was informative.

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Shuchi Dhir
18 Feb 2020

Very informative session

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Carmel Lawry
16 Feb 2020

Not aware of any bias

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Janet Hill
14 Feb 2020

Learned so much

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Cheryl Hunter
13 Feb 2020

This was a very engaging webinar. The information was presented in a clear & understanding manner.

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Shahlaa Daoud
08 Feb 2020

great resources easy to understand.

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Shahlaa Daoud
08 Feb 2020

great resources easy to understand.

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Graeme Butler
05 Feb 2020

Reinforcing known requirements & being more aware of body positions

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Bernadette Holland
05 Feb 2020

This information reinforced my existing knowledge on patient safety and occupational health and safety. I will me mindful of the practices reinforced by this course.