NSQHS Standards (2nd Edition) via Zoom

NSQHS Standards (2nd Edition) via Zoom
A Zoom Workshop focusing on the changes and challenges of the 2nd Edition of the National Safety & Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards, conducted over one day. The program is equivalent to 7 continuing professional development (CPD) hours*. (NB - This program does not address aged care standards)

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed to support Nurse Unit Managers and Nurse Managers in leadership roles at Ward, Unit or Service level, or in Safety & Quality roles, to meet the 2nd Edition of the NSQHS standards and to ensure continuous improvement in patient centred care.

Key learning outcomes

On completion, participants will be better able to:

1.            Understand the changes to the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards 2nd Edition

2.            Understand the ward/unit/service level clinical governance roles and responsibilities in the NSQHS Standards 2nd Edition

3.            Implement safety and quality systems, at the ward/unit/service level, consistent with the changes to the NSQHS Standards 2nd Edition.

4.            Ensure effective partnerships with consumers are in place at both the individual and ward/unit/service level.





Overview of the changes to the Australian Health Services Safety and Quality Accreditation Scheme, and to the NSQHS Standards (2nd Ed)

Understanding the changes and meeting the challenges of the:

  • Clinical Governance Standard


    MORNING TEA BREAK 1030-1045


    Understanding the changes and meeting the challenges of the:

  • Partnering with Consumers Standard
  • Preventing and Controlling Healthcare-Associated Infection Standard
  • Medication Safety Standards


    LUNCH 1215-1245


    Understanding the changes and meeting the challenges of the:

  • Comprehensive Care Standard
  • Communication for Safety Standard




Understanding the changes and meeting the challenges of the:

  • Blood Management Standard
  • Recognising and Responding to Acute Deterioration Standard

Brief overview of evidence preparation and the Assessment experience.


Presenter Biography     

Mrs Helen Eccles RN, BHA, Grad Cert PH, Grad Dip Ed, MN, FACN, Ass FACHSM

Helen Eccles has over 40 years' experience in health care as a clinician, educator, manager, and director of clinical services.  Her health leadership roles include Executive, Director of Nursing / Midwifery in public hospitals, Director of Learning and Development and Healthcare Consultant.

Helen’s passions include promoting patient safety and quality through clinical governance, partnering with consumers, evidence-based practice, innovative leadership, and management, creating an environment for professional growth and individualised development.

Helen is an experienced Lead Assessor for the National Safety & Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards with a wide variety of survey experience across a range of healthcare settings. She is also an Educator and Faculty Member of the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) Improvement Academy.  Helen is involved in the development and provision of education programs for both assessors and the healthcare industry in general.



ACN members $240
Non members $265


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24/11/2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Zoom Course