On Demand Webinars
Please be aware that CRANAplus is unable to provide attendance certificates for pre-recorded webinars watched on-demand. Importantly, this does not prevent you from including the webinar in your official CPD hours. To meet the evidence requirements set by the NMBA you should list the type of activity, a description of topics/content, a reflection on your learning and the time taken in your CPD record. See the NMBA CPD guidelines for further information.
The Regional Mens Health Initiative — 10/06/2021
Wheatbelt Mens Health Inc. is a not for profit organisation formed to raise awareness of men’s wellbeing across the whole of regional, rural and remote WA. Since July 2010 WMH has been delivering The Regional Men’s Health Initiative. The Regional Men’s Health Initiative is made up of a team of people who are passionate about raising awareness of men’s health and wellbeing in regional, rural and remote communities throughout Western Australia. They are not a health organisation, rather, they act as a bridge of support and education to men, local communities and health services. They engage with men on their terms and go to where the blokes are.
National cancer screening programs — 27/05/2021
A unified approach to detecting a disease or illness in its early stages ensures better health outcomes for all Australians no matter how distant, under-resourced or hard-to-access their community. In this free on-demand webinar, registered nurse and midwife Nicole Kempster of the VCS Foundation discusses National Cancer Screening Programs here in Australia. She talks about how remote health differs compared to urban health and discuss how this makes effectively planned and delivered cancer screening programs all the more important for the remote and isolated workforce.
Eliminating cervical cancer — 20/05/2021
Equipped with the correct information, cultural awareness and resources, we have the power to change the lives of so many Australian women.
Professor Marion Saville is the Executive Director at VCS Foundation. She’s worked on cervical screening advisory committees around the world and was appointed a member of the Order of Australia last year for her contributions to women’s health. Prof. Saville discusses the importance of cervical screening within a remote health context and explores the vital role rural and remote nurses and staff can play in eliminating cervical cancer.
Challenges & rewards in remote Women’s & Maternal Health — 23/03/2021
Judith Burke is an experienced Nurse and Midwife who has spent many years working in both rural and remote settings across the Northern Territory. Judith will be sharing her experience working for Katherine West Health Board (KWHB) — an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation providing preventative, clinical and emergency primary health care in the Northern Territory, South West of Katherine.
Ear Disease in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Populations — 18/03/2021
World Hearing Day was the 3rd March 2021 and CRANAplus has invited Debra Smith from Hearing Services Outreach in the Top End to discuss some important areas surrounding ear health. During Debra’s presentation she will be discussing hearing services outreach team work and what they do, along with what is ear disease and how to diagnose it.
A Country Practice NP — 23/02/2021
Di Thornton an Endorsed Nurse Practitioner works with the Mallee Border Health Centre. Di provides NP led health services to several small-town communities on either side of the Vic/SA border, travelling to different locations with her team each day as part of her practice. Prepare to be inspired by her unique perspective on remote nursing practice.
Stillbirth CRE Rural and Remote Pilot Masterclass — 11/12/2020
The Safer Baby Bundle is a collection of change ideas or interventions designed to reduce late pregnancy stillbirth. This masterclass summarises the 5 bundle elements, highlights key evidence related to the Safer Baby Bundle and discusses basic principles for implementation.
World Breastfeeding Week — 05/08/2020
Presenter Kaye Dyson is a practicing Lactation Consultant with many years of experience. The webinar includes:
1. Intro to why breast feeding (BF) is important, linking to this year’s theme of “BF is good for the environment“
2. The rural and remote context on BF
3. Where can rural and remote clinicians and women get advice and support
Keep Calm and Carry On: Lessons Learnt from the Coronavirus Response — 21/07/2020
Leading a network incident command centre, with oversight of 100 COVID-19 positive admitted patients, Shane & Kathryn share what they have learnt on healthcare disaster preparation and response and its application in the remote & isolated workplace setting.
Looking Through a Cultural and Trauma Lens - 21/07/2020
Nicole Tujague and Kelleigh Ryan talk about understanding your culture and the privilege; the simple things you can do in your practice and avoiding re-triggering. Q&A session included.
Where the Rubber Hits the Road - 20/07/2020
Nicole Tujague and Kelleigh Ryan discuss what trauma is, how do we recognise it and what can we do about it? Q&A session included.
Simple Psychological Interventions for Individuals Impacted by Disaster & Trauma - 15/07/2020
Dr Jane Nursey, a key expert in the field of posttraumatic mental health explores some simple psychological interventions for individuals impacted by disaster and trauma, including useful tools and resources. Q&A session included.
Drought and Fires and Mental Health, What Can I Do? - 14/07/2020
Back from the Edge: Reducing Occupational Stress in the Nursing Workforce in Remote Australia - 25/06/2020
Join Professor Sue Lenthall for a look at organisational interventions to reduce the stress and challenges experienced by RANs. Q&A session included.
Skin Cancer in Regional, Rural & Remote Australia - 23/06/2020
People living in rural and remote areas have higher rates of skin cancer and challenges accessing care. Better targeting of skin protection measures, improved opportunistic screening and upskilling of primary healthcare nurses have been promoted as ways to improve care for these populations. Join Professor Marion Eckert and Pam Adelson for a review of prevention and screening resources available to nurses, and opportunities for service improvement. Q&A session included.
COVID-19: A shift in Remote Practice - 12/05/2020
Join CRANAplus Fellow, Lyn Byers, for a closer look at the impact of COVID-19 for remote health clinicians. Managing patient flow and common presentations to remote clinics will be considered, along with the work of the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce. Q&A session included.
Infection Prevention & Intervention - 05/05/2020
Matt Mason, a CRANAplus Fellow, discusses the current situation on the COVID-19 situation in Australia and globally. Q&A session included.