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.
E-learning rheumatic fever course
A resource primarily for community health workers and primary care and public health nurses who work with families who may be at risk of developing rheumatic fever. Follow the link for a course guide (5 pages, PDF) and the LearnOnline course catalogue.
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]
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 …
Comprehensive Care provide training and resources for General Practice staff to help their patients to stop smoking. This includes support with the ABCs of Smoking Cessation: all health care workers are expected to Ask about and document every person’s smoking …
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 …
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 …