• Develop models of care reflective of our community needs and continuum of care
  • Improve the capacity of the PHC nursing workforce for the Counties Manukau community
  • Assist in the health promotion, prevention, treatment & self-management of priority conditions.
  • Improve child and youth school health. 

Clinical Training & Education Centre (CTEC)

The Clinical Training and Education Centre (CTEC) is a multi-disciplinary training facility available for the continued development of all clinical skills for CM Health staff, community groups and other healthcare providers. 

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Peripheral IV Cannulation & Phlebotomy Clinical Skills Demonstration

These training workshops have been specifically designed to assist Registered Nurses working in Primary Health Care towards competency underpinned by theoretical knowledge and the practical skills required to insert peripheral IV cannula (PIVC) and/or take blood samples.

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Outpatient Antimicrobial Therapy / OPAT

This training has been specifically designed to assist Registered Nurses working in Private Hospitals within Aged Care to manage patients with central venous lines who require an extended length of intravenous antibiotic therapy in the comfort of their own facility.

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Nursing postgraduate education (NPGE) funding

All Registered Nurses working in the Counties Manukau region - including Primary Health Care, Hospice and Aged Care facilities are eligible to apply for Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) Application Funding for Post Graduate Education (Level 8). Any queries about the HWNZ funding can be directed to Dianne Barnhill, Post Registration/PDRP Lead at Middlemore Hospital.

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Nurse entry to practice programme (NETP)

This comprehensive 12 month programme is available at Counties Manukau Health. The aim is to provide a supportive environment in which the graduate nurse can progress and ensure competency is maintained throughout their first year of practice enabling him/her to provide a high standard of care and promote continuing professional development.

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