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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 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) 2022 Course time(s)
TGA - Tuesday 10 May (Closing 3 May) FULL

To register

Register for the Bowel Care course

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) 2022 Course time(s)
TGA- Wednesday 25 May (Closing 18 May) 0830-1630
WHK- Wednesday 1 June (Closing 25 May) 0900-1630
TGA - Wednesday 15 June (Closing 8 June) 0830-1630
To register

 Register for the Combined Emergency Skills for Midwive's course

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) 2022 Course time(s)
TGA - Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 June (Closing 8 June)

0845-1600 (Day 1)
0900-1600 (Day 2)

To register

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

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) 2022 Course time(s)
TGA - Friday 10 June (Closing 3 June) 0745-1500
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 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) 2022 Course time(s)
TGA - Thursday 8 September FULL
WHK - Thursday 13 October (closing 6 October) 0830-1600hrs
To register

Register for the Infection Prevention and Control, Back to Basics 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) 2022 Course time(s)
TGA - Tuesday 10 May (Closing 3 May) 1030-1130
WHK - Thursday 8 September (Closing 1 Sept) 0900-1000, 1030-1130
TGA - Thursday 29 September (Closing 22 Sept) 0900-1000, 1030-1130, 1230-1330, 1400-1500
To register

Register for the Male Catheterisation course

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)  
TGA - Thursday 26 May (Closing 19 May) 0930-1130

 

To register

Oral Health - Lift the Lip - Google Forms

This free three workshop is delivered via Zoom and is for all staff who are currently working for DHB contracted organisations in the Bay of Plenty

Venue this workshop is delivered via Zoom and all details will be emailed to you prior to the start date including the zoom link

Facilitator(s) Mahana Culture

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) 2022 Course time(s)
Wednesday 4 May (Closing 28 April) 0930-1230
Tuesday 10 May (Closing 3 May) 0930-1230
Thursday 19 May (Closing 12 May) 0930-1230
Wednesday 8 June (Closing 1 June) 0930-1230
Thursday 16 June (Closing 9 June) 0930-1230
Tuesday 21 June (Closing 14 June) 0930-1230
Wednesday 29 June (Closing 22 June) 0930-1230
To register

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

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)