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NSLHD My Research Hub encourages researchers to train on research, data, quality, and literature search. Numerous resources are published on My Health Learning to support capacity and skill development for researchers and research​ staff. 

At My Research Hub, we encourage researchers to participate in trainings relevant to their on the job tasks. 

 Research skills

Name of Training/Course
​When
​Brief description
​Target audience
​Venue
​Registration
​Welcome to Research - Planning the research process
​Ongoing
Examine the literature review process and describe ethical issues in research. Understand data collection,  analysis and translation of research into practice
​All NSW Health Staff undertaking research
​​Online
My Health Learning

MHPOD: Ethics in Healthcare Research
Ongoing
Overview about ethical principles in health research and the concept of informed consent
All Clinical staff
Online
My Health Learning

Evidence-based practice workshop 1 - Define, search, appraise

1-Feb-2023
26-Apr-2023
23-Aug-2023
Time: 2:00-4:00pm
Participants will be guided through the steps to define, search, appraise​ with clinically relevant examples and demonstration of critical appraisa
​Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals​
​​​Online (Enrolment basis)
Register here​
​Evidence-Based Practice Workshop 2: How to Perform a Systematic Review
15-Feb-2023
17-May-2023
29-Aug-2023​
Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm
​​Comprises clear instructions on how to perform a systematic review
​All Staff
​Online (Enrolment basis)
​Register here




Evidence-Based Best Practice Workshop 3: Adapt, Implement, Translate, Evaluate

​01-Mar-2023
24-May-2023
20-Sep-2023
Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm
The diffusion of innovations theory and the behaviour change wheel are described. Locally successful and clinically relevant examples of translating research into practice are discussed. 
​Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals​
​Online (Enrolment basis)
Register here
​Research Workshop 1: Planning a research project

16-Mar-2023
21-Jun-2023
25-Oct-2023
Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm
​Content will include research methodology and the best approach to address different research questions. Research design and methods will be explored.​
​​​Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals​
​Online (Enrolment basis)​
Register here
Research Workshop 2: Conducting a Research Project

​21-Mar-2023
28-Jun-2023
02-Nov-2023
Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm
​Key ethical research considerations will be explored together with the ethical review process (HREC). Participant recruitment strategies will be outlined.​
​​​​Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals​
​Online (Enrolment basis)​​
Register here
Research Workshop 3: Reporting and Disseminating a Research Project

​​19-Apr-2023
19-Jul-2023
22-Nov-2023​
Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm
​Approaches to the interpretation of results (statistical and clinical significance), tips for writing for publication in peer reviewed journals and conference presentations.​
​​Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals​
​​Online (Enrolment basis)​​​
​Register here
Research Master Class: Qualitative Study Designs

​02-Mar-2023
22-Jun-2023
26-Oct-2023
Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm
​Interview technique including focus group facilitation with special emphasis on recruitment and data collection and management.​
​Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals​
​​​Online (Enrolment basis)​​
​Register here
Research Master Class: Introduction to Research Co-Design

​23-Mar-2023
02-Aug-2023
29-Nov-2023
Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm​
T​​​​​he purpose, value and levels of lived experience participation in research will be addressed. Participants will be introduced to key principles of co-design​
​All Staff
​​​​Online (Enrolment basis)​​​
Register here


 Data Handling

Name of Training/Course
When
Brief description
Target audience
​Venue
Registration
​Getting started with SAPHaRI (Secure Analytics for Population Health and Research, and Intelligence)
​Ongoing
​Manage information in SAPHaRI using team folders, save data in an appropriate/secure location, identify and access the SAPHaRI data you require
​Data analysts
​Online
My Health Learning

Use and Disclosure of NSW Health Data for the Purpose of Analytics
​Ongoing
Essential work practices for the use and disclosure of NSW Health data collections for the purpose of analytics. Certificate on completion
NSW public health system employees who perform data analytics
​Online
My Health Learning

Transcend Data Analysis together with PowerBI and ExcelOngoing
Power BI is a great tool for telling a story through visuals; occasionally, it's beneficial to use Excel for analysis. Excel can make a connection to a Power BI dataset, enabling you to analyze the data by using PivotTables
All Staff
Online



Research Master Class: Quantitative Data Analysis​

​16-Feb-2023
25-May-2023
21-Sep-2023
Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm
​Descriptive data analysis, demonstration of some features of Excel, principles underpinning inferential statistical analysis (e.g., t tests, Chi Square test)
​​Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals​​
​Online (Enrolment basis)
​Register here
Research master Class: Qualitative Data Analysis

​22-Mar-2023
20-Jul-2023
01-Nov-2023
Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm​​
​Content and thematic analysis, methods to enhance the rigor and trustworthiness of study findings, guidance on computer software for data management 
​Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals​​​
​Online (Enrolment basis)
Register here


 Literature Search and Endnote

Name of Training/Course
When
Brief description
Target audience
Venue
Registration
​Library Master Class: Searching the Nursing and Allied Health Literature
25-Nov-22
​Learn to search effectively and efficiently for current, authoritative in​​using and/or allied health literature
​All staff
​Online (MS Teams)
My Health Learning

Library Master Class: Searching the Medical Literature
28-Nov-22
​Learn to search effectively and efficiently for current, authoritative medical literature to answer clinical questions
​All staff
​Online (MS Teams)
My Health Learning

​Library Master Class: Referencing Using EndNote
TBA
​Create Endnote library- update, convert citations and bibliography
​All staff
​Online (MS Teams)
My Health Learning

Research Master Class: EndNote & Creating Professional Documents in Word
TBA
​Participants will be exposed to, and better understand how EndNote and Word can assist in exploring and presenting information/data​
​All staff
​Online (MS Teams)
My Health Learning

​Research Master Class: Word and Endnore

​02-Feb-2023
27-Apr-2023
30-Aug-2023
Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm
​Real time demonstration of the features of Word and Endnote. In addition tips for report and scientific writing
​​Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals​​
​Online (Enrolment basis)
Register here​

 Safety and Quality

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Name of Training/Course
When
Brief description
Target audience
Venue
Registration
​Clinical audit – ​​QARS 
Ongoing
This series of short videos will guide you through- access and use of QARS, clinical audit, reporting clinical audit
​All staff
​Online 
NSLHD Intranet

Data for Improvement – QIDS 
Ongoing
​This series of short videos will guide you through- access and use of QIDS, improve data output, use data for improvement
​Senior managers and Project teams
​Online 
NSLHD Intranet

Engagement with consumers​
Ongoing
​Learn how to engage consumers and understand  their voice, understand the benefits of working with  communities to achieve improved health care delivery and outcomes
​Committee Chairs, Project leads, staff compiling resources
​Online 
NSLHD Intranet

Maintaining Safety and Quality – Clinical Governance Unit
Booking basis​A brief introduction to the Clinical Governance Unit and the role of staff in NSLHD to maintain safety and quality at NSLHD
​NSLHD  Clinical Governance Unit (CGU)
Face to Face or virtual​Bookings via My Health Learning or NSLHD-EmployeeServices@health.nsw.gov.au
Improvement Science workshop
(previously known as Clinical Practice Improvement)
Booking basis
Learn about Improvement Science methodology, improve poor patient outcomes in the Dimensions of Health Quality
Clinical Reliability and Effectiveness Department, CGU
Face to Face or virtual
My Health Learning