Education and training

The service is actively engaged in continuing education, teaching and continuing professional development.

Demonstrating the standard

6.1 There is a documented policy and appropriate support for the continuing education of medical, nursing and allied health professional staff.

6.2 A minimum of 3% of effective full-time hours is allocated for formal in-service staff training and development at no cost to the staff.

6.3 The service participates in undergraduate and postgraduate medical, nursing and allied health service teaching programs.

6.4 The service promotes and provides opportunities for all staff to undertake continuing professional development at both discipline-specific and multi-disciplinary (e.g. multi-disciplinary in-service) levels.

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