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ACSQHC draft standard open for comment - 3rd September 2021
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) is seeking comments on the draft clinical care standard and supporting resources. Clinicians, pharmacists and health services who work with patients in the hospital setting are invited to view and comment on the draft until midnight Monday 4 October 2021.
Sepsis Clinical Care Standard - Consultation Open - 17th August 2021
Have your say on the national Sepsis Clinical Care Standard A draft national Sepsis Clinical Care Standard is now open for public consultation, to support early recognition and prompt treatment of sepsis.
Survey on support for nurses during catastrophic events - 9th August 2021
The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) wants to ensure all nurses are well-supported during catastrophic events, such as natural disasters, pandemics and epidemics.
CALLS FOR NURSE PRACTITIONERS TO BE UTILISED IN COVID VACCINATION ROLL-OUT - 30th July 2021
A COALITION of peak nursing organisations is calling on National Cabinet today to include Australia’s highly-skilled nursing practitioner (NP) workforce in the COVID vaccination roll-out.
Safety alert – cephazolin vials with red cap - 30th July 2021
We have been notified of a clinical incident whereby vecuronium was mistakenly administered to a patient instead of cephazolin. The anaesthetist raised concerns that the 2g cephazolin vials concerned have a red cap. To read the safety alert please visit the website listed below.
Website: https://www.anzca.edu.au/safety-advocacy/safety-alerts/safety-alert-%e2%80%93-cephazolin-vials-with-red-cap
$1000 prize for 3MT competition 2021 - 28th July 2021
Entries for the ACORN Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 2021 competition close on Friday 24 September 2021. First prize is $1000 and will be awarded on 7 October during Perioperative Nurses Week, 3–9 October 2021.
Website: ACORN 3MT competition 2021
Article about perioperative nursing in Health Times - 13th July 2021
Read the article about perioperative nursing that was published in Health Times this week.
Website: Perioperative a uniquely fulfilling field. But is it for you?
National Nurse Survey - 28th June 2021
National Nurse Survey Deakin University, in conjunction with the Victorian Nurse and Midwife Health Program, are conducting a survey exploring stress and alcohol consumption among Australian nurses. The survey takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.
Guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care workers in the context of COVID-19 - 14th June 2021
On 10th June 2021 the Commonwealth published new Guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care workers in the context of COVID-19.
Website: Guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care workers in the context of COVID-19
For more information download this document
Victorian Department of Health webinar about the COVID-19 vaccine for all health care workers - 31st May 2021
COVID-19 Vaccines | Your questions answered Thursday 10 June | 11am–12pm | Webinar for Victorian healthcare workers Join Grace Carroll, Prof Ben Cowie and A/Prof Margie Danchin for an in-depth discussion about the COVID-19 vaccines. Explore how the vaccines were developed, separate the facts from the myths and media hype, and answer your questions.


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