Clinical Management and Governance Essentials for Residential Care

This online course is endorsed by Australian College of Nursing.

Improve the outcomes and experiences of your consumers with this six-module masterclass and ensure the provision of safe and quality care in alignment with the Aged Care Quality Standards. Join our growing community and start your successful career! 

Recommended for: Clinical Managers and Leaders

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The course will help you to

  • Understand the essentials of good clinical leadership and role modelling expected behaviours.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in accountability, supervision, and delegation.
  • Understand the essentials of good clinical leadership and role modeling expected behaviors.
  • Implement the fundamentals of a clinical governance framework.
  • Manage high impact, high prevalence risks according to Standard 3 (3) (b).
  • Apply best evidence-based practice to incident investigations.
  • Embed a culture of quality and safety that enhances consumer experience.
  • Detail your role, professional responsibilities, and boundaries.
  • Craft comprehensive care planning documentation aligned with the Aged Care Quality Standards.
  • Coordinate and lead case conferences in accordance with the Aged Care Quality Standards.
  • Manage high impact, high prevalence risks according to Standard 3 (3) (b).
  • Identify opportunities for ongoing professional development

What’s included?

  • Six module comprehensive online course
  • One module per fortnight (1.5 hours)
  • Reading material and resources provided
  • Peer group discussions
  • Practical real life examples and case studies
  • Anchor Excellence certificate supporting professional development requirements
  • Endorsed by the Australian College of Nursing (9 CPD Points)

Explore the full course curriculum

Accountable and well governed care- getting the foundations in place

At the conclusion of this topic, participants will be able to:

  • Understand fundamentals of clinical governance frameworks
  • Understand and articulate high impact risks, in particular risks identified through the Aged Care Quality Standards – Standard 3b.
  • Understand their role in ensuring that harm to the consumer is minimised and a culture of quality and safety drives consumer experience.
  • Understand the Standards for Nursing Practice, The ICN Code of Ethical Conduct, The role, responsibilities and scope of practice of key clinical staff including Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses
  • Oversee clinical performance and support clinical improvement opportunities

Consumer engaged care planning- bringing evidence based best practice and the Standard together for exceptional lived experience

At the conclusion of this topic, participants will be able to:

  • Develop and implement care plans in line with the Aged Care Quality Standards – using dignity of risk to underpin care planning
  • Facilitate consumer case conferences
  • Ensure that consumer goals, needs and preferences drive care and consumer experience
  • Identify potential gaps in policy and procedures relating to high impact risks
  • Understand key elements of key policies used in aged care

Understanding adverse events- investigations, improvement planning and presenting re-occurrence

At the conclusion of this topic, participants will be able to: 

  • Complete incident investigations and risk assessments
  • Build on high impact risk / high prevalence risk to consider adverse events, importance of investigation and open disclosure
  • Understand key elements of incident investigation including RCA’s and strategies to minimise recurrence of incidence
  • Understand compulsory reporting pathways 
  • Identify trends and refine evidence based clinical practice to improve consumer outcomes

Leading quality improvement- what good looks like

At the conclusion of this topic, participants will be able to: 

  • Understand what  a good plan for continuous improvement (PCI)  looks like
  • Identify the key items that need to be included in a PCI
  • Understand how to use data and audit results to drive continuous improvement and improve consumer experience
  • Review and evaluate quality activity outcomes
  • How to connect with the PCI to self assessments for accreditation

Leading with accountability for quality outcomes for consumers

At the conclusion of this topic, participants will be able to: 

  • Develop an agenda and terms of reference for meetings
  • Conduct clinical meetings effectively
  • Effectively document minutes and actions arising from the meeting
  • Demonstrate improvement and actions as meeting outcomes
  • Build the PCI – structure connected to governance framework
  • Hold  teams and individuals to account
  • Understand their impact as a leader – what does their leadership style and behaviour say?

Adapting and Shifting to sustain quality and safe aged care provision

At the conclusion of this topic, participants will be able to: 

  • Apply rostering principles for safe and quality care
  • Understand the AN-ACC Framework and implications to practice 
  • Identify the external factors impacting on current practice
  • Facilitate legislative and regulative change in a contemporaneous manner

Why Anchor Excellence?

Anchor Excellence enables aged care leaders – boards, executives, managers – to strengthen their capability, align to the new industry dynamics, and deliver sustainable businesses.

Responsive

We are there for our clients when they need us

Authentic

We are genuine and always reflect our true selves

Collaborative

We work collaboratively with our clients and stakeholders

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“This online course is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 9 CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard.”

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