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Find courses listed below for eligiblilty and registration information. Contact our team if you have any questions or need help?

This free, two day training is recommended for all health professionals who work in the community, in hospitals, health agencies and GP surgeries and have contact with patients and/or clients.

Please note you must be able to attend both days.

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK)

Pre-requisite before you can register on this course you must complete the tewharikiatoi.ac.nz | Violence Intervention Programme (VIP) online course.

If you don't already have an account create an account.

Once you have passed the pre-requisite, you can register here.

Course facilitator(s) Deb Fielding and Raewyn Butler

Course content
  • Day 1 - looks at the dynamics of intimate partner violence and routine enquiry training.
  • Day 2 - focuses on child abuse and neglect, identification management and reporting.
Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)  
Awaiting 2022 dates    
To register

Register for the Family Violence, Child Abuse and Neglect course (2 Days)

This is a full day training course for DHB Midwives and LMC's.

All DHB Midwives need to book via the Training Calendar, under My Menu on OnePlace.

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK)

Pre-requisite before you can register on this course you must complete the tewharikiatoi.ac.nz | Combined Emergency Skills Refresher. 

If you don't already have an account create an account.

Once you have passed the pre-requisite, you can register here.

Facilitator(s) Judith Madsen

Course fees $125 to be paid into DHB Bank Account:

02 0100 016708600
(Ref: CESD, date of attendance and your last name)

Course content
  • Adult/maternal resuscitation
  • Neo-natal resus
  • Childbirth emergency skills
Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)
Awaiting 2022 Dates  
To register

 Register for the Combined Emergency Skills for Midwive's course

This is a free one hour training session for DHB Midwives and LMC's.

All DHB Midwives need to book via the Training Calendar, under My Menu on OnePlace.

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK).

Pre-requisite before you can register on this course you must complete the tewharikiatoi.ac.nz | Epidural and Spinal Anaesthesia (Obstetric) on-line course.

If you don't already have an account create an account.

Once you have passed the pre-requisite, you can register here.

Facilitator(s) Dr Heidi Omundsen, Consultant Anaesthetist

Course fees  Free

Course content
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Risks, benefits and management of eqidural analgesia in labour
  • Emergency management of serious complications

Pump Management training can be provided at a later date which can be arranged via Vicky Beveridge - Specialty Clinical Nurse

Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)
Awaiting 2022 dates  
To register

Register for the Obstetric Epidural for Midwives course

This is a full day training course for all people working in organisations that are contracted by BOPDHB to provide health services who are considering moving into a leadership Role in the next six to 18 months

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK)

Facilitator Linda Hutchings

Course fees $250 - information on how to pay will be sent out with pending confirmation of your booking

Course content

Many people apply for or accept their first leadership role without pausing to really think about what it means to make the transition from being one of the team to being the leader of a team. So, that is the primary purpose of this workshop - to make you think long and hard before you make the leap!

In this highly interactive day, you will work through the sixteen critical questions you need to be able to answer before pursuing your next career step!

Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)
CLOSED  
To register

Register for the Developing Aspiring Leader's course

This is a one day training course for all people working in organisations that are contracted by BOPDHB to provide health services who are considering moving into a leadership role in the next six to 18 months.

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK)

Facilitator Linda Hutchings

Course fees $250 - information on how to pay will be sent out with pending confirmation of your booking

Course content

Change leadership is a relatively new discipline and one we all need to learn if we want to either initiate our own innovations or survive the change initiatives of others! This one-day workshop examines the core strategies you need to know to lead the human side of change.

You will learn about:

  • Your responsibilities as a change leader
  • The key differences between project management and change management
  • How to focus on the three core elements of change - purpose, process and PEOPLE
  • How to lead staff through the three transition phases of change
  • The 'why, what, how' model for communicating the change
  • How to manage the wide variety of emotional reactions to change
  • How to build change resilience in yourself and your team
Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)
CLOSED  
To register

 Register for the Leading Through Change course

This registration is open to LMCs.

All DHB Midwives need to book via the Training Calendar, under My Menu on OnePlace.

Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)
awaiting 2022 dates  

Register your interest for the Midwifery Forum

Any queries or further information email judith.madsen@bopdhb.govt.nz.

This is a free three hour training course working for DHB contracted organisations in the Bay of Plenty.

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK)

Facilitator(s) Graham Cameron, Pou Tikanga

Course fees Free

Course content

Understand and learn how to identify and address:

  • What implicit bias is
  • Ethnic bias, particularly against Māori
  • What institutional racism is
Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)
Awaiting 2022 dates  
To register

Register for the Register for the Unconscious Bias and Institutional Racism course

This registration is open to LMC's.

All DHB Midwives need to book via the Training Calendar, under My Menu on OnePlace.

Venue Tauranga Hospital, Education Centre

Facilitator Judith Madsen

Course fees

$125.00 for Local LMC's

$150.00 for Outside Region LMC's

To be paid into DHB Bank Account:

02 0100 016708600
(Ref: FSEP, date of attendance/last name)

Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)
Awaiting 2022 dates   
To register

Register for the Register for the Fetal Surveillance Education Program

Any queries or further information email judith.madsen@bopdhb.govt.nz.

This course is a full day course for all staff who are currently working for DHB contracted organisations in the Bay of Plenty.

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK)

Facilitator(s) Graham Cameron, Pou Tikanga

Course fees Free

Course content
  • Historical motivations that led to the drafting and signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • The three articles of Te Tiriti and the differences between the Māori and English versions
  • Key themes of the historical and modern grievances since the signing of Te Tiriti
  • Impacts of colonisation with modern Māori health outcomes
  • The difference between the articles and the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Understand the efforts that the BOPDHB is now undertaking to uphold the Treaty relationship and improve Māori health outcomes

Recommended pre reading This will be emailed to you when you receive your booking confirmation

Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)
Awaiting 2022 Dates  
To register

Register for the Register for the Te Tiriti o Waitangi course

This is a one hour face to face workshop for Registered Nurses who work in Primary Care who are currently working for DHB contracted organisations in the Bay of Plenty. There is also an online component that you need to complete before registering and attending the workshop.

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK).

Pre-requisite before you can register on this course you must complete the tewharikiatoi.ac.nz | Male Catheterisation online course.

If you don't already have an account create an account .

Once you have passed the pre-requisite, you can register here .

Facilitator(s) Internal DHB expert

Course fees  Free

Course content
  • Intermittent self-catheterisation
  • Supra pubic catheter change

Please note: Bowel Care courses sometimes run on the same day as these sessions

Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s) 1hr sessions
TGA Tuesday 14 December  Closed
To register

Register for the Male Catheterisation course

This course is a two and a half hour course for all registered nurses and enrolled nurses who are currently working for DHB contracted organisations in the Bay of Plenty.

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK).

Facilitator(s) Internal DHB specialist

Pre-reading none

Course fees Free

Course content
  • Constipation management
  • Diarrhoea management
  • Faecal incontinence
  • Bowel illnesses
  • Rectal examinations

Please note the Male Catheterisation course sometimes runs on the same day as these sessions.

Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)
TGA Tuesday 14 December closed

To register

Register for the Bowel Care course

This course is a full day course for all clinical staff who are currently working for DHB contracted organisations in the Bay of Plenty.

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK).

Facilitator(s) Internal DHB specialist

Pre-reading none

Course fees Free

Course content
  • Hand hygiene and standard precautions
  • Clinical microbiology and specimen collection
  • Multi drug resistant organisms (MDROs)
  • Isolation precautions 
Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)
Awaiting 2022 dates  
To register

Register for the Infection Prevention and Control, Back to Basics course

This course is a full day course for all clinical staff who are currently working for DHB contracted organisations in the Bay of Plenty.

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK).

Pre-requisite before you can register on this course you must complete the tewharikiatoi.ac.nz | Advanced Care Programme online course

If you don't already have an account create an account.

Once you have passed the pre-requisite, you can Register here

Facilitator(s) Internal DHB specialist

Pre-reading none

Course fees Free

Course content
  • ACP is a SHARED experience
  • ACP is a CONVERSATION
  • ACP is PATIENT driven
Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)
Awaiting 2022 dates  

To register

Registration for the Advance Care Planning Course

This course is a full day course for all Midwives who care for sick newborns/infants who are currently working for DHB contracted organisations in the Bay of Plenty.

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK).

Pre-requisite see below pre-reading and test

Facilitator(s) Internal DHB specialist

Pre-reading manual and pre-test both will be sent out a month before the course date

Course fees Free

Course content
  • An education programme to provide consistency to the post-resuscitation/pre-transport stabilisation care of sick newborns/infants
  • Information is organised in a mnemonic to assist with retentions and recall 
  • This is valuable information for health professionals caring for newborn  babies/infants
Course date(s) 2021 Course time(s)
Awaiting 2022 dates  
To register

Register for the STABLE Study Day

 

This free, two hour training course is for all health professionals and staff in the Western and Eastern Bay of Plenty who have contact with children aged 0-4 years or their families.

Venue will be confirmed in your confirmation email, please check dates below Tauranga (TGA) and Whakatane (WHK)

Course facilitator(s) Zirsha Wharemate and Hatea Ruru 

Course content
  • Understanding the importance of good oral health in children 0-4 years
  • Understanding the risk and protective factors related to dental decay
  • Gaining confidence and skills in identifying children with, or at risk of developing dental decay
  • Referral process to community dental services for follow-up
  • Implementing a plan for good home care and engagement with dental services
Course date(s) 2022 Course time(s)  
Awaiting 2022 Dates  

 

To register

Oral Health - Lift the Lip - Google Forms

Have any questions or need help?

2022 Dates will be entered in January

Email educationcentre.admin@bopdhb.govt.nz

Ph 07 579 8360/07 579 8557 (Tauranga)
Ph 07 306 0705 (Whakatāne)