Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Centre

Continuing professional development (CPD) is central to lifelong learning and constitutes a vital aspect for keeping healthcare professionals’ knowledge and skills up to date. At ACN we are dedicated to helping you meet your CPD requirements and ongoing education needs.

Our CPD centre offers you an extensive range of tailored evidence-based products to suite your lifestyle, workplace, and education needs. Choose from a variety of study modes including online, face-to-face and webinars with new products being added regularly.

Become an ACN member now to receive a discount when enrolling into our CPD courses.

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Scheduled website upgrade

We are scheduled to upgrade our CNnect website from 5:00pm AEDT Monday 15 January 2024 and is expected to be back online by 12:00pm AEDT Tuesday 16 January 2024. The system will be temporarily unavailable during this period and students will not be able to access their course material.

Should you encounter any difficulties logging into CNnect following the upgrade, please reach out for assistance via email at CNnect.support@acn.edu.au. For any enquiries regarding your CPD or Immunisation course, please contact your course coordinator at cpd@acn.edu.au or immunisation@acn.edu.au. Your understanding is appreciated and apologise for any inconvenience.

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Putting Your Best Foot Forward

In this webinar hear from guest speaker Linda Davidson FACN for the webinar ‘Putting Your Best Foot Forward’. Linda discusses preparing a resume, applications and what DONMs are looking for.

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Career development | Leadership and management

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 00:43:37

18/08/2023 12:00:00 AM6/06/2023 12:00:00 AM

Researching and Writing Historical Biographies

An interactive webinar that explores the topic of researching and writing historical biographies.

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Career development

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 01:00:49

10/08/2023 12:00:00 AM1/03/2023 12:00:00 AM

Beyond the Hospital Walls: Nursing Pathways in Paediatrics

Nurse Practitioners play an integral role in nursing in Australia, working to promote the role of the nurse and working to their full scope of practice. What do they do in their practice and what are the alternative pathways in paediatrics?....

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Career development | Child and family health

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 00:59:11

10/08/2023 12:00:00 AM3/05/2023 12:00:00 AM

Digital Health - Supporting Rural and Remote Nurses

This event aims to highlight all the benefits digital health can bring to nurses working rurally and/ or remotely across Australia. Listen to our colleagues at ADHA (Australian Digital Health Agency) talk about My Health Record, Telehealth,....

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Digital health

CPD Hours: 0.50

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 00:30:31

10/08/2023 12:00:00 AM8/03/2023 12:00:00 AM

What nurses need to know about cyber security

yber-attacks can lead to loss or theft of sensitive health information, reputational damage, disruption to service delivery and financial loss. Join this digital health webinar to learn more about cyber security, how you can protect yoursel....

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Digital health

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 00:58:14

10/08/2023 12:00:00 AM5/05/2023 12:00:00 AM

Nursing Career Pathway's

This event explores the opportunities that the role of a Registered Nurse can provide, and will shine a light on the various ways to reach a desired career. Our 3 panelists will share their experiences in rural and remote nursing, Defence F....

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Career development

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 01:33:46

10/08/2023 12:00:00 AM21/03/2023 12:00:00 AM

Nurse to Board

This webinar will equip nurses with the knowledge and skills to accelerate their readiness to undertake their first board position. Adjunct Professor David Plunkett FACN share's his insights and experience in corporate governance to deli....

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Career development | Leadership and management

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 01:03:25

10/08/2023 12:00:00 AM4/05/2023 12:00:00 AM

The 80th anniversary of the sinking of the AHS Centaur

On 14 May 1943, Australian Hospital Ship Centaur was on her way to Papua New Guinea to pick up wounded soldiers. She was torpedoed off the Queensland coast, with the loss of 268 lives, of whom 12 were nurses. Only one nurse survived, Sister....

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Career development

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 01:05:12

10/08/2023 12:00:00 AM10/05/2023 12:00:00 AM

Leadership, Mentorship and More

he exciting webinar event brings together five nurse leaders from across the country in an interactive panel. Panel members from emerging nursing leaders to the executive level, will share their experiences, roles, leadership support, and v....

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Leadership and management

CPD Hours:

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 01:01:19

10/08/2023 12:00:00 AM4/04/2023 12:00:00 AM

Nurses making changes happen - Care for Africa

An informative webinar from Diana Butler OAM, Co-Founder, and CEO, of Care for Africa Foundation on her journey of intense learning and fulfilment.

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Career development | Leadership and management

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 01:01:43

10/08/2023 12:00:00 AM23/03/2023 12:00:00 AM

Principles of Leadership Webinar

Sydney Region Leadership invited guest speaker Phillipa Power MACN for their webinar ‘The Principles of Leadership’. Phillipa where they discussed nursing stratification - success factors and the importance of collaboration in growing the f....

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Leadership and management

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 00:57:39

2/05/2023 12:00:00 AM2/05/2023 12:00:00 AM

My Health Record: Helping your work in the ED

Join ACN and The Australian Digital Health Agency for a webinar about using My Health Record within the Emergency Department.

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Digital health

CPD Hours: 0.50

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 00:29:55

14/12/2022 12:00:00 AM13/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Championing Nursing Regulation

A webinar to share experience and knowledge of nursing regulation in the clinical setting to enhance patient safety and upholding professional standards.

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Leadership and management

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 00:59:46

5/12/2022 12:00:00 AM30/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

How to protect your nursing career?

Nurses account for the largest proportion of the clinical workforce and play a significant role in providing care for the Australian community. While nurses work tirelessly taking care of others, it is important to know how to protect your ....

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Career development

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 00:38:45

5/12/2022 12:00:00 AM1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

The evolving journey of neuroscience nursing from 1860

Join the ACN History Faculty in this intriguing webinar to explore the changing role of neuroscience nursing since the 1860s.

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Community and primary health

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 01:05:15

23/11/2022 12:00:00 AM22/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Overview of Systematic Review

Join the Adolescent and Young People Faculty in this webinar recording on the Overview of Systematic Review.

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Child and family health

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 00:51:26

18/11/2022 12:00:00 AM9/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Frontline Nurses - Disseminating the Disruptive Events Report

Join the ACN NSW Sydney Region & the Disaster Health Faculty for a presentation of the Disruptive Events Report, and learn how Nurses both lead and provide support during catastrophic events.

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Leadership and management

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 00:51:08

21/10/2022 12:00:00 AM19/10/2022 12:00:00 AM

Leading with Empathy

Watch this webinar recording co-organised by the ACN NSW Sydney Region and Leadership Faculty which touched on the topics of compassionate leadership, peer support and career mentoring.

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Leadership and management

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 01:14:48

29/09/2022 12:00:00 AM28/09/2022 12:00:00 AM

Nurses where you need them: Getting to know our members

The Nursing in the Community Faculty invites you to join us in the first of four webinars, where you will hear from some of our own ACN Nurses in the Community as they share their insights of what it’s like to be a community nurse.

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Aged care | Career development | Community and primary health | Diabetes | Drug and alcohol

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 01:02:49

19/09/2022 12:00:00 AM12/09/2022 12:00:00 AM

Nursing Pathways: Community Nursing

The ACN NSW Sydney Region and Nursing in the Community Faculty warmly invite you to join this webinar and hear from a range of inspiring nurses in the community sector. In discussion with our panel, participants explored the opportunities a....

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Career development | Community and primary health

CPD Hours: 1.00

Content Type: Webinar recording

Duration: 01:24:30

19/09/2022 12:00:00 AM14/09/2022 12:00:00 AM
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