07 Apr It’s time to complete your deteriorating patient training
If you are a patient-facing clinician, it’s important that you complete your deteriorating patient training.
The good news is that completion of the online component of your deteriorating patient training (excluding neonatal courses) before May 31, 2021 will be considered as full completion of the course.
How do I access the training?
Log in to Latte, search for “deteriorating patient” in the course catalogue, and open the deteriorating patient training specific to your area/speciality:
- Adult Basic Life Support
- Paediatric Basic Life Support
- Adult Advanced Life Support
- Paediatric Advanced Life Support
- Neonatal First Response
- Neonatal Advanced Resus
If prompted, don’t forget to hit the “Reset Completion” button before you re-complete the course, and feel free to pause and return to your course if you need.
Latte can be accessed on-site or remotely via your computer, tablet or mobile device.
Do I need to do face-to-face training too?
Face-to-face training is currently being reviewed. Because of the ongoing impact of COVID-19, completion of the online component of your deteriorating patient training before May 31, 2021 will be considered as full completion of the course.
Please note: A face-to-face practical session is still available for:
- Neonatal training
- Some new employees and postgraduate or local program students
How do I record that I’ve done it?
Once you pass the quiz, Latte will automatically log your completion. You can view this in your learning record on Latte or via the BI dashboard.
I’m a manager, how can I view the completion rates for my team?
Managers can generate reports and identify employees who have or need to complete their modules using our new Manager’s Guide to Deteriorating Patient Program reporting on Power BI.
Why is deteriorating patient training important?
Deteriorating Patient training enhances your skills and confidence in accurately recognising clinical deterioration and providing an appropriate and timely response. It is a requirement for our clinical patient facing workforce, including all nursing, medical, allied health, radiography, pharmacy, psychology and community services employees.
Where can I find more information?
For more information about completing your deteriorating patient training, please speak to your manager or contact: DeterioratingPtCoordinator@monashhealth.org
Approved by Katrina Nankervis, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer and Executive Director, Residential and Support Services