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 Orientation & Induction     

What is orientation and induction?
Orientation and induction is the starting point of learning and development when commencing in a new role or workplace and is the place to launch the Transition Process or Continuing and Professional Development.


Who does it apply to?
- All new employees
- Queensland Health employees commencing in a new district or facility


What is involved?
- Orientation to the organisation, district and facility
- Orientation to the nursing/midwifery service
- Induction to the work unit
- Foundation modules


How long does it take?
Orientation and induction may take up to 6 weeks to complete.


How do I start?
Each Queensland Health facility provides a program with the core orientation and induction components.  Line managers of new employees provide information about relevant programs and discuss specific learning and development requirements and oppportunities.

RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

More links:
• Nursing and Midwifery Competencies
• Nursing and Midwifery Courses
• Professional Nursing and Midwifery Associations and Organisations

ONLINE RESOURCES FOR QUEENSLAND HEALTH EMPLOYEES
(Please note: To access these resources you need to be a Queensland Health employee and have access to QHEPS).


Additional resources and information are available for employees by conducting a simple search of the following terms on QHEPS:

Useful QHEPS sites to visit:

 


Last Updated: 02 February 2009
Last Reviewed: 02 February 2010