Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development

AHA's innovative resources, educational courses and our Annual Summit place us at the forefront of healthcare, professional and community education.  We have also provided links to external CPD opportunities.  Keep a record of how long these take and record in your CPD record.

Courses

Introduction to the Nursing Care and Management of Patients with Advanced Liver Disease

By sharing evidence-based protocols and guidelines, and using specific case studies, this APNA and ACN endorsed course will give nurses the knowledge and confidence required to care for patients with advanced liver disease.

View course details, and upcoming dates on the AHA Events Calendar.

ASHM/AHA Hepatitis C Nursing: Advanced Nursing Management

The Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM) and the AHA have developed a two-day course for nurses caring for patients with hepatitis C.

The program consists of a pre-course online module, a two-day face-to-face course and a post-course online module. For more information, please contact ASHM on 02 8204 0700 or ashm@ashm.org.au. You can also check our Events listing or see the ASHM Training Calendar for upcoming courses.

ASHM/AHA Hepatitis B Nursing: Advanced Nursing Management

The Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM) and the AHA have developed a two-day course for nurses caring for patients with hepatitis B.

For more information, please contact ASHM on 02 8204 0700 or ashm@ashm.org.au. You can also check our Events listing or see the ASHM Training Calendar for upcoming courses.

Online training & education

Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM)

Advanced Liver Disease for Nurses Online Learning ModuleASHM’s online learning module will provide primary care nurses with the knowledge to identify signs and symptoms of advanced liver disease (ALD) and support their patients with ongoing monitoring requirements, to reduce progression of liver disease. This module is designed for primary care nurses working in General Practice, and other primary care settings where patients may be at risk of advanced liver disease. Click here to access.


ASHM Webinar direct links

Other courses

End-of-Life Essentials - Flinders University has made available free access to an online training, End-of-Life Essentials, for nurses, doctors and allied health professionals. The online learning comprises of free modules which will help you develop the skills to recognise end-of-life issues, improve your communication strategies and gain confidence in caring for these patients and their families. The modules are designed to increase knowledge to align with NSQHS - National Consensus Statement: Essential elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care. 

Hepatitis C Online - University of Washington

Hepatitis Education Project

Infection prevention and control 

LearnOnline NZ

NPS MedicineWise Learnings - National Prescribing Service

Online Aboriginal Cultural Orientation

Sexually Transmitted Infections online learning

Uni of WA Graduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases

UTS Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing (Gastroenterology)

Scholarships

NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation

NSW Health Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships 

Government of Western Australia Department of Health Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships 

Australian College of Nursing

Education Program

NSW Specialist Nursing Practice of Advanced Liver Disease - The aim of the program is a structured learning package which provides registered nurses with the specialist knowledge to assess and manage patients with advanced liver disease (cirrhosis with portal hypertension) as well as the skills and support to become a “local nurse leader/role model” in patient management.