PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PACKAGES

Professional development is an essential part of the ever changing healthcare sector, and our industry standard short courses offer an excellent opportunity to develop and enhance your skills, knowledge and behaviour and ensure you have the capabilities required for the industry.

My Flex Training offer a wide range of customisable courses which can be delivered in many different ways depending on the individual or organisation (e.g. online, face-to-face classroom, on the job). Whichever way you choose to study, you can be guaranteed, that our workshops will give you current and relevant skills that transfer directly to the workplace.

Our passionate trainers, who all have many years of experience in the health and aged care industry, understand the practical needs of individual care workers as well as the organisational development and compliance needs of employers.

Package 1: Continence & Catheter Management

Course content:

  • Understanding incontinence
  • Caring for a person with incontinence (bowel & bladder)
  • Continence management
  • Continence products and uses
  • Catheter types, uses and cleaning
  • Caring for a person with a catheter
  • Covid-19 and other infectious pathogens

Time: 4 hrs

Guide Price: $115 (per person)

 

Package 2: Stoma & Bowel Management

Course content:

  • Understanding bowel function
  • Understanding Stoma
  • Caring for a person with a Stoma
  • Stoma types, uses, cleaning and caring for a person with a Stoma
  • Stoma products and uses
  • Covid-19 and other infectious pathogens

Time: 4hrs

Guide Price: $115 (per person)

 

Package 3: Diabetes & Podiatry Support

Course content:

  • Diabetes causes and types
  • Diabetes treatment
  • Caring for a person with Diabetes
  • Understanding the Diabetic Management Plan
  • Diabetic lifestyle and healthy eating
  • Diabetes health complications and risks
  • Foot health and care
  • Privacy, confidentiality (data breach)
  • Covid-19 and other infectious pathogens

Time: 4hrs

Guide Price: $115 (per person)

 

Package 4: Epilepsy & Seizure Management

Course content:

  • Understanding and managing epilepsy
  • Caring for a person with epilepsy or other seizure inducing condition
  • Understanding the epilepsy management plan
  • Administration of Emergency Medication (Midazolam administration training)
  • Seizure First Aid
  • Midazolam administration via intranasal and buccal routes
  • Privacy, confidentiality (data breach)

Time: 3hrs

Guide Price: $90 (per person)

 

Package 5: IDDSI Framework & Dysphagia Management

Course content:

  • Understanding Dysphagia
  • International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI)
  • Caring for a person with Dysphagia
  • Dysphagia management
  • Nutrition and meal planning
  • Minced moist and cooking for a Dysphagia diet
  • Covid-19 and other infectious pathogens

Time: 4hrs

Guide Price: $115 (per person)

 

Package 6: Enteral Feeding and PEG Management

Course content:

  • Understanding enteral, nasal gastric and PEG feeding
  • Caring for a person with a enteral, nasal gastric or PEG feeding plan
  • Skin care post operation and ongoing tube fed management
  • Covid-19 and other infectious pathogens

Time: 3hrs

Guide Price: $90 (per person)

 

Package 7: Wound and Pressure Care Support

Course content:

  • Understanding the types of wound
  • Dressings, gauze, bandages, tape
  • Understanding Lymphoedema
  • Lymphedema garments and pressure wraps
  • Caring for a person with a wound within the Support Worker role
  • Pressure injury prevention
  • Caring for a person requiring pressure relief
  • The WA Pressure Injury Prevention and Management Clinical Guideline
  • Clinical documents and education resources
  • Privacy, confidentiality (data breach)
  • Covid-19 and other infectious pathogens

Time: Full Day

Guide Price: $230 (per person)

 

Package 8: Assist with Medication & Respiratory Support (Prompt)

Course content:

  • Caring for a person requiring a medication prompt
  • Understanding Asthma, Asthma attack first aid and Asthma management
  • Documentation and legal requirements
  • Privacy, confidentiality (data breach)
  • Medication error and first aid

Time: 2hrs

Guide Price: $60 (per person)

 

Package 9: Management of Medication, Schedule 8 & Midazolam (Administration)

Course content:

  • What are medicines?
  • Rights of medication administration
  • Understanding dosage and Webster packs
  • Understanding Asthma, asthma attack first aid and asthma management
  • Lotions, creams and ointments
  • Patches, drops (ear & eye)
  • Administering suppositories and pessaries within the Support Worker role
  • Caring for a person requiring medication administration
  • Documentation and legal requirements
  • Medication error and first aid
  • Administration of Emergency Medication
  • Midazolam administration via intranasal and buccal routes
  • Privacy, confidentiality (data breach)
  • Covid-19 and other infectious pathogens

Time: Full Day

Guide Price: $230 (per person)

 

Package 10: Manual Handling for Support Workers

Course content:

  • What are manual tasks?
  • Hazard recognition
  • Risk assessment
  • How injuries occur and prevention
  • Caring for a person who requires manual handling
  • Hoist, wheelchair and other mechanical aid use (PRACTICAL)
  • Wheelchair use and patient transfer via a vehicle (PRACTICAL)
  • Covid-19 and other infectious pathogens

Time: 6hrs

Guide Price: $140 (per person)

 

Package 11: Manual Handling for Domestic Workers (Including Micro fibre)

Course content:

  • Recognise the risks and the sources of risks associated with the manual tasks, and in consultation decide the best way to minimise them
  • Prepare the workplace layout and environment to perform manual tasks safely
  • Prepare the load, where applicable
  • Organise the task and work flow to minimise the risk of injury
  • Select, adjust and use relevant mechanical aids and handling devices
  • Select, adjust and use relevant tools and equipment
  • Perform and maintain safe work practices (PRACTICAL)
  • Cleaning products and practices (MSDS)
  • Manual task solutions – mops and vacuums (micro fibre mopping PRACTICAL)
  • Covid-19 and other infectious pathogens

Time: Half Day Course (5 hrs.)

Guide Price: $150 (per person)

 

Package 12: Manual Handling for Workers (Handyperson & Gardening Services)

Course content:

  • Prepare the workplace layout and environment to perform manual tasks safely
  • Prepare the load, where applicable
  • Organise the task and work flow to minimise the risk of injury
  • Prevention of falls at workplaces
  • Working hours
  • First aid-workplace amenities-personal protective clothing
  • Safeguarding of machinery and plant
  • Preventing Legionnaires’ disease
  • Managing noise at workplaces
  • Perform and maintain safe work practices (PRACTICAL)
  • Safety tips for new and young employees and their supervisors
  • Safe movement of vehicles and mobile plant (PRACTICAL)
  • Isolation of plant / plant in the workplace (PRACTICAL)
  • Manual tasks ladders (PRACTICAL)
  • Alcohol and other drugs at the workplace
  • Covid-19 and other infectious pathogens

Time: Half Day Course (5 hrs.)

Guide Price: $150 (per person)

 

Package 13: Writing Objective Progress Notes

Course content:

  • Writing Professional Progress Notes
  • Objective and subjective writing
  • Writing about emotions
  • Practice writing (PRACTICAL)
  • Reporting what you have read or heard
  • Reporting active supervision
  • Legal requirements and accuracy of facts
  • Privacy, confidentiality (data breach)

Time: 2hrs

Guide Price: $60 (per person)

 

Package 14: Behaviour Support & Restrictive Practices

Course content:

  • NDIS Commission Practice Standards
  • Restrictive Practice
  • Caring for a person who requires behaviour support
  • Misinterpretations of Behaviour
  • Responding to Behaviours of Concern
  • Abuse or neglect and reportable incidents
  • Privacy, confidentiality (data breach)

Time: Full Day

Guide Price: $230 (per person)

 

Package 15: Risk Management, Covid-19 & Hazard Assessment

Course content:

  • Laws, regulations, standards and organisation compliance
  • The risk management process
  • Identifying risk
  • Analysing risk
  • Evaluating and ranking risk
  • Treating risk
  • Monitoring and reviewing risk
  • Privacy, confidentiality (data breach)
  • Covid 19 and other infectious pathogens

Time: 6 hrs

Guide Price: $175 (per person)

 

Package 16: Continence & Catheter Management (Clinical Staff & Nurses)

Course content:

  • Urinary catheterisation
  • Catheter care
  • The removal of a urinary catheter
  • Suprapubic catheterisation management
  • The removal of a suprapubic catheter
  • Identify indications and considerations for urinary catheterisation
  • Identify reasons for using various types of urinary catheters or drainage systems
  • Identify essential interventions for persons requiring catheterisation
  • Demonstrate appropriate documentation and reporting or urinary elimination

Time: Full Day

Guide Price: $230 (per person)

 

Package 17: Management of Medication, Injections & IV Fluids (Clinical Staff & Nurses)

Course content:

  • Types of equipment required for parenteral medication:
    • Syringes
    • Needles
    • Ampoules
    • Vials
  • Demonstrate accuracy when calculating parenteral medication dosages (PRACTICAL)
  • Identify sites used for subcutaneous and intra muscular injections (PRACTICAL)
  • Describe the various methods used to administer medications intravenously
  • Verbalise the steps used in:
    • Administration of subcutaneous medications
    • Administration of intra muscular medications
    • Administration of intravenous medications via a bolus, burette or infusion
  • Demonstrate safe and effective parenteral medication administration (PRACTICAL)
  • Demonstrate critical thinking when administering parental medication
  • Accurately document parenteral medication administration

Time: Full Day

Guide Price: $230 (per person)

 

Package 18: Clinical Assessment (Clinical Staff & Nurses)

Course content:

  • Define the key components of vital signs
  • Determine when it is appropriate to monitor vital signs
  • Define the key components of examination technique
  • Perform the four examination techniques:
    • Inspection
    • Palpation
    • Percussion
    • Auscultation
  • Define the key terms for measuring and assessing the following:
    • Temperature
    • Pulse
    • Respirations
    • Blood pressure
    • Oxygen saturation
  • State the variations in vital signs that occur across the lifespan
  • Demonstrate competency in performing vital signs (PRACTICAL)
  • Demonstrate appropriate documentation and reporting of vital signs (PRACTICAL)
  • Conduct a comprehensive and systematic nursing assessment
  • Plan nursing care in consultation with individuals/ groups, significant others & the interdisciplinary health care team
  • Respond effectively to unexpected or rapidly changing situations

Time: Full Day

Guide Price: $230 (per person)

 

Package 19: High Intensity Support Work – Administer laxatives, enemas or suppositories

Course content:

  • Follow personal hygiene and infection control procedures
  • Recognise the intensely personal nature of this type of support and make sure of the participant’s consent for the approach Define the key components of examination technique
  • Observe and record change in bowel habits
  • Administer laxatives, enemas or suppositories according to procedure
  • Identify when to seek health practitioner advice
  • High intensity support work includes administration of non-routine medication as required
  • Covid-19 and other infectious pathogens

Time: 2 hours

Guide Price: $60 (per person)

 

Package 20: Midazolam Administration

Course content:

  • What is Epilepsy
  • Seizure
  • Types of seizure
  • Midazolam
  • Rights of Medication
  • Process of administering Midazolam
  • Side effects of Midazolam
  • Emergency medication management

Time: 2 hours

Guide Price: $60 (per person)

 

Package 21: Dementia Management

Course content:

  • What is Dementia
  • Causes of Dementia
  • Diagnosing Dementia
  • The lifespan of Dementia
  • Challenging behaviours
  • Using a person centred approach
  • Other causes of confusion and underlying conditions

Time: 4 hours

Guide Price: $115 (per person)

 

Call us now on 9427 7518 to book your place or email training@myflexhealth.com.au
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