On this page you will find information on Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) sessions. Scroll down for links to the 2015 programme, for Peer Review and other professional development.
If you have any suggestions or requests for future CME/CNE sessions, please contact the Director of Nursing at DN@comprehensivecare.co.nz.
2016 workshops: Preceptor training and Phlebotomy/cannulation
Waitemata DHB offer free workshops for nursing professional development.
See the attached flyers (1-page PDF each) for information about content and dates for Preceptor training (pre-reading plus 1 day workshop; 5 dates) and Phlebotomy and cannulation (pre-reading, 3-hour workshop plus 3 supervised assessment; 5 dates).
Presentations from 2015 CME/CNE sessions
2015 Seasonal influenza campaign and key messages; presentation by Jacqui Crooks, Northern Immunisation Education Facilitator, Immunisation Advisory Centre; 10 March 2015 [PDF, 28 pages, 2MB]
Managing cardiovascular disease effectively in primary care; presentation by Dr Fraser Hamilton, GP & Clinical Director National Heart Foundation; 17 February 2015 [PDF, 81 pages, 5MB]
Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) are combined for most sessions. This reflects the collaborative approach to General Practice Team working and our vision of “Optimal health for all”. Comprehensive Care is a registered provider of CME. …
CME / CNE: Kidney Disease: Common, Important, Treatable Handouts from the 26 November 2014 session are available here: all are in PDF format: 1. Acute Kidney Injury (22 pages) 2. Chronic Kidney Disease (44 pages) 3. Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in …
We offer a number of Long Term Conditions courses for primary care nurses. These are usually free to nurses working within the Waitemata DHB district. For nurses working outside the district wanting to attend, a cost will be incurred. For …
General Practitioners General Practitioner peer groups meet four times a year in sessions facilitated by a Clinical Director. Topics generally follow the Best Practice Advocacy Centre themes and add in local issues. All new members of Comprehensive Care are automatically …
Comprehensive Care participates in Waitemata District Health Board’s (WDHB) Nursing Professional Development Recognition Programme. Comprehensive Care’s clinical nursing staff are qualified to assess nurse portfolios, following WDHB evidence guidelines. WDHB can then issue the nurse with a competency certificate, which …