Relevant courses and providers

DEMENTIA CARE – post graduate nursing course  (School of Nursing, Auckland University)
Semester 2. Special Topic: POPLPRAC 767 (30 points): The focus of this course is to prepare practitioners for advanced professional practice in the specialty of dementia care. The course will provide students with in-depth , researched based knowledge of dementia, including theory, innovative and best practice to improve quality of life across the trajectory of dementia for patients their families and carers. For further information contact University of Auckland

Hospice Waikato Education    Hospice Waikato run a Fundamentals Programme, a series of 9 sessions that runs 3 times a year.  Primarily aimed at aged care it is designed to support palliative care services for residents.  Hospice also provide monthly syringe driver competency workshops, a monthly one hour break lecture series, health care assistant course and other items on request.

Waikato Institute of Technology health professional development courses level 7 (graduate level) include 1) Preceptor course  2) Wound care  3) Diabetes  4) Professional supervision

Graduate diploma infection control  Waiariki Institute of Technology.  To develop skills and knowledge to coordinate, develop and implement an infection prevention and control programme within a health, disability or aged care setting

Health Ed Trust    is  a not-for-profit trust that aims to improve health care through education. Programmes are written especially for support workers in the health and disability sector, including residential care and home based support.