Allied to Kids

Supporting Paediatric Allied Health Clinicians
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Welcome to the Child Health Network Allied to Kids (A2K) website!

Providing education, support and clinical resources to Allied Health professionals working with children across NSW.

The NSW Child Health Networks are currently collaborating on the Allied Health Clinical Education and Support program. The program employs an Allied Health Educator in each of the Child Health Networks to address the education, training and workforce issues for Allied Health professionals who work with children across all areas of NSW.

The Child Health Network Allied Health Educators would like to personally welcome you to the website, please take some time to browse the site!

 

Notice Board

2015 Allied Health Telehealth

Registrations for Allied Health Telehealth now occur online. The web link for registration for the upcoming session can be found below. Please remember that the following information will be required when registering your videoconference site (please note that you cannot register your computer details):

  • Accurate VIDEOCONFERENCE IP address/ISDN/alias details and phone number for the specific videoconference room to be used for the Telehealth session.
  • Name and phone number for a nominated local contact.
  • Name and phone number for a local IT representative.

Ensure that you keep these details handy as they will be required each time you register for a session.

The 2015 calendar has now been released. For more information about specific sessions please view the Allied Health Telehealth Calendar.

February 10 - The videoconference 'Paediatric Online Child Development: The technological classroom for teachers and clinicians' was presented by Katrina Wakely, Luke Wakely, Alex Little and Elesa Crowley, University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health Tamworth. Please remember to complete your evaluation online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/paedonline.

February 24 - The videoconference 'A Clinician's Guide: Caring for people with gastrostomy tubes and devices - what, where and when?' will be presented by Tanya Hazlewood, Nutrition Network Manager, Agency for Clinical Innovation. Please note that registrations for this session have now closed.

March 10 - The videoconference 'TBI Express: A communication partner training program for people with acquired brain injury' will be presented by Professor Leanne Togher, University of Sydney. To register for this session please complete all required details athttps://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TBIExpress_. Registrations must be completed online before 12 noon on the 4th March 2015.

 

 

Expressions of interest open for the Allied Health Secondment Program

The Secondment Program provides opportunities for NSW Health Allied Health professionals who work with children to access education and support by visiting one of the tertiary children’s hospitals or a specialist clinic for up to 5 days.

Expressions of interest for the current round will close on 6th March 2015 and must be submitted online.

For further information about the Secondment Program or to submit your expression of interest please follow this link.

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