Elevating Aged Care Skills and Qualifications: A New Governance Requirement

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Starting December 1, 2023, aged care providers' governing bodies must ensure their staff possess the essential skills and qualifications for their roles. This session by Ausmed's Head of Clinical Governance, Zoe Youl, delves into this critical reform, highlighting the key role a skilled workforce plays in providing safe, high-quality care.


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Zoe Youl is a Critical Care Registered Nurse with over 10 years of experience at Ausmed. As Head of Clinical Governance, she has built an understanding of regulations relevant to Australian health practitioners. 

She is also responsible for maintaining and applying accreditation frameworks across software and education. She lead the Ausmed Education Learning Centre to achieve Accreditation with Distinction, for the third consecutive cycle, with the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation. The AELC is the only Australian provider of nursing continuing professional development to be awarded this.

Her professional interests focus on evaluating the translation of continuing professional development into practice so as to improve learner and healthcare consumer outcomes. Zoe provided an international perspective to the workgroup charged with revising the current 2016 Nursing Professional Development: Scope and Standards of Practice.

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First Published29 January 2024
Updated29 January 2024
29 January 2026
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