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Training & Professional Development Resources

 

ACSA Member Training for Infection Control

ACSA is able to provide an Infection Control training program on demand for your organisation. For more information, visit our website or contact Carne Morris at training@acsa.asn.au.

 

ACSA Webinars

ACSA COVID-19 Webinar: Home Care - practical support for making it work
2 April: Join ACSA’s home care specialist consultant Anna Millicer at a free webinar tailor-made for home care providers that gives a broad and practical perspective on all things COVID-19. There will be plenty of time for participants to ask questions in the webinar’s open forum. A handy FAQ resource will also be available after the webinar to support you over the coming months. Tuesday 7 April, 12:00pm - 1:00pm AEST. Register now
 

ACSA COVID-19 Webinar: Lessons from BaptistCare + Crisis Media Management
19 March:
How would you cope with a COVID-19 outbreak? BaptistCare NSW & ACT CEO Ross Low generously takes us through how his organisation handled the recent COVID-19 outbreak at their Dorothy Henderson Lodge facility.

We all recognise that sometimes the worst-case scenario happens and you’re on the front-page for all the wrong reasons. Peter Stahel, Associate Director from ACSA’s media partner Essential Media will provide how-to strategies on managing the media during a crisis to ensure people in our care, families and communities get the information they need.

Click here to watch the webinar and download Essential Media's Crisis Media Management presentation here.

We will continue to announce details of additional webinars designed to inform members of the latest information and advice about the virus generally, infection control, employee relations and other issues we know you are facing on a daily basis.

 

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The Department of Health has secured this online training module to provide care workers across all sectors including health, aged care and disability with infection prevention and control (IPC) for COVID-19. 

Over the coming weeks, there will be more modules developed and added to this site. For now, it is important that all frontline workers complete this training so they can feel confident in protecting their health and providing best-practice infection prevention, including those who may be at higher risk of COVID-19.

How to protect yourself and the people you are caring for from infection with COVID-19: training module

The Department of Health continues to release new training modules in an eLearning program aimed specifically for Aged Care workers on appropriate health management techniques in all aged care settings. Access the training here

  • Module 1: Personal Safety can be accessed here
  • Module 2: Families and Visitors can be accessed here
    • Part A: Residential Care Facilities
    • Part B: In Home Care
  • Module 3: COVID-19 and Aged Care can be accessed here
  • Module 4: Outbreak Management Procedures can be accessed here


 

World Health Organisation: Coronavirus Online Training

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Health and safety briefing for respiratory diseases - ePROTECT

Critical Care Severe Acute Respiratory Infection course

 

Free online resources

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care: Infection Prevention and Control eLearning Modules

Altura Learning: COVID-19 Training Video

vision2learn: Infection Control Level 2

Hand Hygiene Australia: HHA Learning Module

Business.gov: How to prepare an emergency management plan

 

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For more information, you can:

  • Call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Visit the Department of Health website.
  • Contact ACSA's Member Support Line on 1300 877 855 or email memberadvice@acsa.asn.au.

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