As of the 1st January 2015 anyone studying Nationally Recognised training in Australia will be required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). [Read more…]
This month has been a significant month for service users with disability. The NSW Minister for Disability Services John Ajaka welcomed a few days ago, the passage of the Disability Inclusion Bill through the NSW Parliament.
The main changes to First Aid are;
- The addition of a letter in the First Aid protocol: DRSABCD – the S stands for send for help. This means either calling ‘000’. This was often a step that was missed in the past.
- Changes to CPR – they now recommend starting with the 30 compressions and then 2 rescue breaths.
- They have removed the wording ‘signs of life’ to determine whether to attend CPR or not and we now refer to ‘Not responding and not breathing normally’.
Certificate III & IV in Aged Care | Make sure you choose the right course!
It can be very daunting to find the right training organisation to help you start your career in aged care nursing. There are so many training organisations offering these qualifications out there.
Western Sydney residents choose certificate courses to fast-track into new careers
Campsie resident Rebecca Morris had reached an unsatisfying point in her career as a waitress when she decided she needed a change and enrolled in a Certificate III course in Aged Care at Casey College.
Patients vulnerable in community care says leading nursing agency
In contrast to care in aged care homes and hospitals, the majority of care in the community is performed by Assistants in Nursing (AINs) not Registered Nurses (RNs), says Mary Casey, CEO of Casey Centre, which employs more than 200 nurses in community care and trains more than 500 AINs every year through three centres.
Certificate Courses Helping To Solve Unemployment
Casey Centre employs more than 200 nurses and trains more than 500 assistant nurses every year throughout NSW. Its certificate courses are helping people out of unemployment and into jobs in as little as three months, with an employment rate of 95 per cent.
Local Western Sydney residents choose certificates courses to fast-track career changes
Plumpton resident and single mother Shantelle Provest was unemployed for three years after giving birth to her daughter, Natasha. When she was ready to return to the workforce, she wanted a career change. “I worked in security before the birth of my daughter and never imagined working in nursing,” she says. “But raising her called forth my maternal instinct and I realised I want to help people.”
An Opportunity Not To Be Missed!!! For Current And Future Assistant Nurses.
The reason for this is because community nursing has, in recent times, increased rapidly and because initially community care involved personal care and assistance with normal daily activities, it did not require the technical skills that registered nurses had. This is no longer the case!
How To Choose The Right RTO For Your Certificate 3 or 4 In Aged Care Course.
The Training Provider:
- Does the RTO have the industry experience, can they provide you with references
- What type of training is being offered? Is it nationally recognised and accredited.
- Can the RTO explain how their service will help you in your career path
- Does the training offered suit your needs
- Is the RTO close to home or easy to access
- Does the RTO arrange your work experience
- Does the RTO supply all training materials
- Does the course you are looking into include First Aid
- Did you receive the information when requested e.g. mail out or call back