Centre for Education and Training
The Centre for Education and Training provides training, education, courses and educational support for all CYWHS nursing, midwifery and medical staff and for other healthcare professionals
The Centre coordinates an extensive program of activities for medical, nursing and midwifery, allied health and other health professionals.
Nursing and Midwifery Education Postgraduate programs
The Centre for Education and Training provide postgraduate nursing and midwifery education programs in the areas of paediatric nursing studies, paediatric critical care, paediatric at risk and emergency nursing, neonatal nursing, midwifery studies, at risk pregnancy and midwifery refresher/re-entry Some programs are conducted in collaboration with other health centres. Nurses and midwives from around the State can also access these programs.
Credit arrangements exist between CYWHS and Flinders University of SA so that staff can receive credit for further postgraduate study
Graduate Nurse and Midwife Programs
The Centre conducts both graduate nurse and graduate midwife programs, and facilitates placements for students undertaking Nursing Honours with universities as a part of the Graduate Nurse Program.
Diploma in Child Health (SA)
The Diploma in Child Health is a one year postgraduate course. The objectives are to provide a goal-directed learning program in a wide range of aspects of child health for medical graduates whose practice may involve children’s health. The course is co-ordinated at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH), North Adelaide.
Staff Development Education for Nurses and Midwives
The Centre provides modular programs and study days specifically directed at meeting the educational needs of nurses and midwives in the CYWHS.
The Centre offers training in mandatory subjects such as:
Needs Based Study Days
The following topics are offered to CYWHS staff; however, external participants may be eligible to attend. Contact the Course Coordinator to make enquiries:
Ward Based Education
The Centre develops and coordinates ward based education packages and programs.
Some of the current learning activities include:
The Centre has made exciting developments in providing online learning for health professionals and allied staff. These can be accessed at www.wch.sa.gov.au/education.
Our online learning packages include:
Enrolled Nurse Education
The Centre values the contribution that Enrolled Nurses make to the health and welfare of patients at the CYWHS. We collaborate with the RAH to offer a post enrolment program for Enrolled Nurses.
How to access the service
Our administration staff will take your call and forward your enquiry regarding any of our programs to the appropriate personnel.
We have an annual calendar which details our programs for the year.
While the focus of the Centre is on education and training activities for CYWHS staff, some courses are available for health professionals working in other institutions.
Director Nursing & Midwifery
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Trudi Verrall - Manager
Shelly Abbott - Bloodsafe Project Officer
Learning & Training Consultant
Mental Health Education
Midwifery Clinical Placements
Nursing Student Facilitators
Michele Wood - Digital Media Project Officer
Christopher Barton - Multimedia Developer
Centre for Education and Training