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Education Resources - latest from NSW OTA

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Count document

Educational powerpoint from NSW OTA

Policy Directive NSW Ministry of Health                   

Alcohol based skin preps


Policy Directive NSW Ministry of Health

Procedure CCLHD

Medication labeling

Powerpoint NSW Ministry of Health

Policy Directive NSW Ministry of Health

Contact for support at NSW Ministry of Health             

Education Resources - latest from ACORN

Accreditated programs

 ACORN Accreditated Educational Programs


ACORN Perioperative Nursing Competency Resource Package


ACORN Count Resource Package


ACORN Journal 


ACORN Standards Index

 Education Resources - links to others


Westmead Hospital anaesthetics department

University of Sydney - Lectures from RPA

Virtual anaesthesia textbook

Anaesthesia Education Website

Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Anaesthetists

Airway Management - powerpoint by Kia Batchelor, presenter at NSW OTA PED 2015

Blood components

Bloodsafe eLearning

Powerpoint on VPNG web site

Electrosurgery / Diathermy

Megadyne education


Reprocessing training - QLD Health & GENCA

MyEndoSite: Home of "The Q-Net Monthly" newsletter
Online education resources

NSW Ministry of Health moodle eLearning

NSW Ministry of Health online training portal

NSW Ministry of Health Open Disclosure

NPS Medicine wise / medications

VPNG web site presentations


Nursing CE portal

Lippincotts Nursing

Pfiedler Enterprises

Online CEUs for nurses

Cutting Edge - Education for OR nurses

Synthes nursing education

3M eLearning

Big Green education resources

Free downloads web site

Nursing care of the surgical patient

Surgical powerpoints

Author Stream

Power Show

Slide Show

Infection Control

Infection Control Today Magazine and web site

Journals / magazines / newsletters

OR Manager

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

The Operating Theatre Journal

Megadyne newsletter


Online laparoscopic technical manual

World laparoscopy hospital

Medical Company Representatives

Medical Technology Association of Australia

Opthalmology Eye resources on the intranet
Orthopaedic The foot surgery atlas
Scrubbing Gowning Gloving ACORN DVD order form

Surgical Tutorial online

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Become a Member

Benefits of NSW OTA membership:

  • Discounts for perioperative conferences and professional education days
  • Financial assistance for education and other perioperative nursing activities
  • Automatic membership to ACORN – our national perioperative nursing body
  • Networking with Perioperative nurses at state and national levels
  • Access to the 'members only" areas of NSW OTA and ACORN websites
  • Professional recognition

NB: please check the NSW OTA Membership page for further application information and conditions.

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