ACCREDITATIONS

Mandatory accreditations are to be completed by staff at regular intervals.

The Mandatory Training Policy specifies what accreditations you are required to do according to your role and work site.

A copy of each policy can be found on the CHSA Education Link Page

Theses Safety & Quality courses can be accessed directly by clicking the course title

CHSA Advanced Life Support 2017

A mandatory competency

Frequency: Yearly

Target audience: clinical staff from relevant areas

If you are a FMC, NHS or RGH staff member please click HERE

The Advanced Life Support Course aims to provide clinical staff with the skills to manage life threatening incidents and to achieve ALS accreditation in line with nationally recognised standards.

Allocated hours: 20 Hours

NOTE: This course is for clinical staff that work in nominated areas. Please see you Direct Line Manager or Education Facilitator for support.

2017 CHSA Basic Life Support Annual Accreditation (Theory)

A mandatory competency

Frequency: Yearly    Allocated hours: 1 hour (1 hour = 1 CPD point)

Target audience: All CHSALN staff who require Basic Life Support training.

If you are a FMC, NHS, RGH staff member- please click HERE

The Basic Life Support - Annual Reaccreditation course will allow you to obtain current information about BLS and complete an online theory assessment

Practical:

A BLS Assessor will need to enter your practical assessment grade prior to you being able to access your certificate.

2017 CHSA Basic Life Support Annual Accreditation (Practical)

A mandatory competency

Frequency: Yearly

Target audience: All CHSALN staff who require Basic Life Support training.

If you are a FMC, NHS, RGH staff member- please click HERE

Practical:

A BLS Assessor will need to enter your practical assessment grade prior to you being able to access your certificate. 

Target Audience - CHSALHN Nurses and Midwives

Frequency - Full course initially then every 2 years to attend an update course.

ENAME full course consists of 3 full day workshops ; Day 1 Triage, assessment and mid for non-midwives, Day 2& 3 cover common presentations of adult and paediatrics.

ENAME update course builds on the full course with hands on skill stations, scenario based on a large variety of topics. If you require further information please look at the curriculum. The online content is to be used as a resource.

The only requirement prior to attending a workshop is to complete the pre workshop self assessment in the relevant area. Once you have attended the sessions please complete the quiz, post workshop self assessment and evaluation you will then receive a certificate.

This annual accreditation is only compulsory for CHSA nursing staff who are involved in the supply of medications through the CHSA Medication Supply by Rural and Remote Facilities to Ambulatory Patient Policy. 

This learning package aims:

  • to increase confidence in detecting deterioration in patient condition
  • to increase awareness of effective patient assessment and documentation
  • to educate staff and better prepare them to handle clinical deterioration

Target audience: COUNTRY HEALTH SA NURSING STAFF ONLY

For all other staff please click here to be redirected to the SALHN Recognising the Deteriorating Patient webpage

This package attracts: 3 hrs of CPD