COVID-19 information for our workforce
We are Alliance:

You’ll face all kinds of challenges working in rural and remote areas.

So, adding new skills to your already awesome ones could really help. 

Perhaps you’d like more confidence to deal with critically ill patients. Or to develop knowledge and skills in the use of medications.
 
Here are some of the courses we recommend you consider:

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Remote Emergency Care (REC)

This course is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills to respond with confidence to emergency situations and to deliver safe, evidence-based quality care in remote and isolated settings. Offered by CRANAplus

Provider: CRANAplus.
When: Generally runs multiple times a month.
Course Delivery: Online and face-to-face.
Course Length: This course runs for 2 days face-to-face and approximately 13 hours of online study.

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Maternity Emergency Care (MEC)

The MEC course enables you, to develop the skills necessary to provide emergency care for expectant mothers and their babies in a rural or remote setting. Offered by CRANAplus.

Provider: CRANAplus.
When: Generally run multiple times a month.
Course Delivery: Online and face-to-face.
Course Length: This course runs for 2.5 days face-to-face and approximately 8 hours of online study.

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Pharmacotherapeutics:

Offered by the Centre for Remote Health, this course develops knowledge and skills in the use of medications, the risks associated with them, and strategies to increase the benefits and minimise the risks of treatments.  

Provider: Centre for Remote Health.
When: Anytime, the course is online.
Course Delivery: Online.
Course Length: 9 weeks, however you will have access to the course for 12 weeks from your commencement date.

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Immunisation Course

The Cunningham Centre Immunisation Course provides certification that is recognised nationally by the Health Education Services Australia (HESA) and is valid until December 2024. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely administer vaccines.

Provider: Cunningham Centre Nursing and Midwifery Education and Training (NMET) service.
When: Anytime, the course is online.
Course Delivery: Online.
Course Length: 5 months.

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Advanced Life Support (ALS)

Various providers offer the Advanced Life Support (ALS) course, often in one-day or two half-day courses. 

It’s best to research and find a course located nearest to you, as the practical assessment should be completed alongside the theory component to fulfil the full course and meet facility requirements.

Please get in touch if you would like some recommended providers.

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WANT TO KNOW MORE?

Please contact us if you’d like more information on qualifications and courses we recommend.
 
We can also help you understand the application process you’ll need to go through to work in regional, rural and remote Australia.