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Learning and resources

Clinician education

The clinical skills workshop: Neonatal respiratory distress including CPAP is offered by the Grantley Stable Neonatal Unit, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and is available to all Queensland Health staff. The Clinical Skills Workshop and CLR align to the Queensland Clinical Guideline: Neonatal respiratory distress including CPAP.

For further information contact the Grantley Stable Neonatal Unit at neoadmin-nursing-support@health.qld.gov.au or via the RBWH switchboard on 07 3646 8111.

Maternity care courses on this page are offered by the PaRROT Program (Queensland Health)

Drug therapy protocol-Midwives

Assists midwifery service providers meet requirements for practising under the Drug Therapy Protocol—Midwives (DTP-M).

Imminent birth

Training for non-midwives in rural and remote facilities to gain basic knowledge, skills and confidence to assist women who present when birth is imminent.

NeoResus

Neonatal resuscitation training comprising of two skills based, teamwork focused workshops: First Response and Advanced Resuscitation.

Neonatal stabilisation

Training for the assessment and stabilisation of babies after resuscitation and before transport.

Participating in educational videoconferences, guideline development and completing online knowledge assessments may qualify for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours.

Different professional bodies have different criteria for CPD. It is the individual's responsibility to ascertain requirements, calculate the number of hours of active learning which have taken place and maintain a record of CPD activities.

Implementation checklist

Guideline Implementation Checklist (PDF, 221kB)

Guideline Implementation Checklist (Microsoft word, 385kB)

The Guideline Implementation Checklist assists facilities and Hospital and Health Services to embed Queensland clinical guidelines in clinical practice and quality activities. The checklist is designed to support of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) standards.

The Checklist focuses on 4 areas of guideline implementation:

  1. Governance systems
    Systems to promote and support guideline integration are established and utilised
  2. Awareness and distribution
    Staff are informed about opportunities to participate in guideline development and the publication of new or amended guidelines
  3. Clinical education
    Clinical education is provided on clinical guidelines
  4. Quality and safety
    Clinical care is aligned with guideline recommendations

The suggested strategies may be customised as relevant to the guideline and local resources and practices.

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How to install on a Queensland Health computer (PDF, 617kB)—Install the QCG desktop icon

Contact us if you would like to install the icon on a computer not managed by Queensland Health.

Last updated: 1 October 2019