The Ministry of Health has introduced standards for B4SC training, recommending 24 hours of initial training for all new B4SC nurses. The assessments as well as supervised practice makes up for the hours uncounted.
The Ministry of Health has ongoing competency standards for B4School Check nurse providers. These 1-hour online sessions are aimed at providing multiple options to fulfil the 8-hours of Professional Development per year.
Pinnacle is hosting a primary care nursing conference at the Hamilton office has been postponed until early next year. The conference 'theme' is 'Showcasing the contribution of primary care nursing to community health and wellbeing'.
Pinnacle is working in conjunction with Taranaki Well Women and Family Trust (WONS) to provide this cervical smear course NZQA level 6. The course includes two in-person training dates along with post study days.