Nursing Skills

CPD for Nurses

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  • EM on the EDGE

    EM on the EDGE

    The Emergency Medicine on the EDGE course is an eLearning resource designed to introduce the core topics in emergency medicine to nurses, medical officers, paramedics and students. Designed by a team of clinicians working in Emergency Medicine, the course is delivered in a series of 20 modules and explores acute chest pain, headache, abdominal pain, shortness of breath, acute poisoning, first trimester bleeding, serious injury, orthopaedic injury, acute red eye, epistaxis, the sick child, mental health emergencies and managing pain.

    At the end of each module you may access a "topic specific" CPD certificate which identifies completion of 2 hours of CPD. On completing the full course please email to request a "Course Certificate" recognising successful completion of the course accredited for 40 hours of Continuing Professional Development.

    Accreditation ACN application in progress

    CPD : 40 hours (2 hours/module)

    Cost : $9.90 (inc GST) per module

    Enrolment period : 12 months

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  • Nursing CPD

    Nursing CPD Courses

    A large number of CPD courses are available listed to the right of this page. Each of the 14 Extended EDGE courses can be undertaken individually with a total of 8 hours of CPD per course (comprising the EDGE module : 2 hours + extended EDGE course : 6 hours). Other courses include Advanced life support and the Deteriorating Patient : These may be completed one topic at a time for a total course cost of $49.50.

    The courses are designed for nurses from diverse range of clinical backgrounds including Nurse Practitioners, Community based nurses, Practice Nurses and Nurses working in Hospital settings including the Emergency Department, Critical Care, Medical / Surgical Wards, Labour ward, Theatres and Recovery. The courses are offered individually to enable you to select the area(s) most relevant to your clinical practice and learning goals.

    Accreditation : ACN application in progress

    CPD Hours : 8 hours per course

    Total Cost / Course  : $49.50 (inc GST)

    Enrolment period : 12 months

    Secure Online payment using credit card or paypal. View Refund Policy


There are 14 Extended EDGE courses that allow the learner to consolidate their skills and knowledge ina specific area of acute care. Each course is linked to an individual EDGE Module that makes up the first section of the course. To complete an Extended EDGE course the learner must complete both the EDGE module and its associated eEDGE course. The full list of eEDGE courses are in the side bar to the right of this page. Each Extended EDGE course is accessed by first completing the associated EDGE module and then enrolling in the respective eEDGE course via a link on the course page of the EDGE module.

Accreditation ACN applications in progress

CPD Hours : 8 hours per course (includes EDGE module + eEDGE course)