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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)
TGA Tuesday and Wednesday 15 and 16 June 

Closed

TGA Monday and Tuesday 19 and 20 July (closing 12 July)

0845-1600 (day 1) and  0900-1600 (day 2)

TGA Tuesday and Wednesday 10 and 11 August (closing 3 August)

0845-1600 (day 1) and  0900-1600 (day 2)

TGA Tuesday and Wednesday 7 and 8 September (closing 31 August)

0845-1600 (day 1) and  0900-1600 (day 2)

WHK Monday and Tuesday 18 and 19 October (closing 11 October)

0845-1600 (day 1) and  0900-1600 (day 2)

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)
TGA Wednesday 9 June cancelled
TGA Wednesday 30 June (closing 23 June) 0830-1630
WHK Wednesday 7 July (closing 30 June) 0900-1630
TGA Wednesday 28 July (closing 21 July) 0830-1630
TGA Wednesday 22 September (closing 15 September) 0830-1630
TGA Wednesday 29 September (closing 22 September) 0830-1630
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)
TGA Thursday 10 June Closed
TGA Thursday 14 October (closing 7 October) 1330-1500
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)
TGA Thursday 16 September (closing 27 August) 0830-1600
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)
WHK Thursday 14 October (closing 24 September) 0830-1600
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)
TGA Friday 26 November (closing 19 November) 0900-1600

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)
TGA Tuesday 13 July Full
TGA Friday 6 August (closing 29 July) 0900-1200
WHK Thursday 9 September (closing 2 September) 0900-1200
TGA Tuesday 19 October (closing 12 October) 1300-1600
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)

We are currently awaiting 2021 Fetal Surveillance Education Programme 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)
TGA Monday 26 July Full
WHK Thursday 12 August (closing 5 August) 0900-1630
TGA Tuesday 17 August (closing 10 August) 0830-1600
TGA Friday 24 September (closing 16 September) 0830-1600
WHK Monday 11 October (closing 4 October) 0900-1630
TGA Tuesday 26 October (closing 19 October) 0830-1600
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
WHK Tuesday 14 September (closing 7 September) 0900-1000, 1030-1130, 1200-1300
TGA Thursday 30 September (closing 23 September) 0900-1000, 1030-1130, 1230-1330, 1400-1500
WHK Tuesday 9 November (closing 2 November) 0900-1000, 1030-1130, 1200-1300
TGA Tuesday 14 December (closing 7 December) 0900-1000, 1015-1115, 1130-1230

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 (closing 7 December) 1300-1530

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)
WHK Thursday 19 August (closing 12 August) 0830-1600
TGA Tuesday 7 September Wait List

To register

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

Have any questions or need help?

Email educationcentre.admin@bopdhb.govt.nz

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