Monash Institute for Health and Clinical Education
We offer a wide range of online and face-to-face short courses and programs to meet your professional development needs. Our courses are accredited with various colleges and associations to assist you in meeting your CPD requirements. Our courses are developed and delivered by world renowned experts within the Monash University network. Read more about our upcoming courses below and register your interest to stay up to date. Click here for our short course terms and conditions.
Educating current and future health professionals involves extensive assessment of students or trainees. This online course is designed to develop or extend participants' knowledge about assessment, and provides tailored frameworks to refine the implementation of assessment in their own professional contexts.
The digital landscape provides exciting opportunities for educators. This course introduces theoretical and practical aspects of learning and teaching using freely available digital technologies. Participants will learn human cognitive processing capacity applied to multimedia, and contemporary frameworks to develop effective educational programs incorporating digital technologies.
Effective communication optimises learning. Through this course, students will examine how this type of communication – framed as learning conversations – can contribute to learning and teaching processes.
Simulation-based education provides learners with an opportunity to develop clinical knowledge and skills in context. In this course, we design scenarios to create immersive learning experiences, and review a range of existing scenario templates.
Simulation modalities can include task trainers, manikins, screen-based simulators, and simulated participants. Using a systematic approach to simulation-based education, we will teach students how to design, implement, and evaluate simulations.
The NHET-Sim Programme is designed for individuals from all professions across Australia who currently or intend to use healthcare simulation as an educational method with students or health professionals.
Introduction to Digital Health is a fully-online credential exploring the intersection between health and technology. You’ll be kept up-to-date with the latest technology and digital trends in healthcare, and discover how to apply them in your workplace.
Participants will gain practical skills on how to write good survey questions, use Qualtrics as a platform for developing surveys, undertake analysis of survey data, and understand the pitfalls of surveys and questionnaires.
Understanding global health in a modern, globalised world has never been more challenging or significant. Global health lies at the nexus of global patterns of biological and social disorder and the need for effective, integrated and practical global health care delivery is crucial and immediate.
This two day interactive workshop has been designed specifically to provide those in leadership and senior management positions in the complex area of the healthcare industry with a more in-depth understanding of health economics within the Australian healthcare environment, utilising interactive case studies.
This short course in Evidence Based Practice (EBP) consists of formal lectures, small group discussions and workshops. Day 1 of the course introduces the first two steps of the EBP process, including research designs. Day 2 of the course introduces steps 3 and 4, and focuses on the critical appraisal aspect of EBP.
Our practical, two-day online course covers the basics of health economics, health technology assessment, and common methods used to undertake economic evaluations. We examine decision analysis, Markov modelling, life table analysis, and Monte Carlo simulations.
Due to the ageing population, there is a growing demand for health and fitness professionals to deliver effective exercise programs to promote health and prevent falls in older people. However, engaging and sustaining older people’s participation in falls prevention exercise programs is a continual challenge.
Content will include healthcare funding, clinical costing methods, cost centre management and interpretation, operational budgeting, financial reporting, project planning and implementation, and developing and presenting requests for capital expenditure.
The use of qualitative research methods in public health research, such as program evaluations and clinical trials, is increasingly common. The aim of this short course is to introduce participants to the theories, concepts and practice of qualitative research.
The Travel Medicine Masterclass aims to provide practical guidance on management of travellers before and after travel, with a focus on pre-travel vaccines, management of malaria chemoprophylaxis, and other common travel-associated health issues.
This short course introduces clinical and public health researchers to biostatistics as applied to public health and management studies. Biostatistics is the science of describing, summarising and analysing health-related data. It is essential to understand biostatistics in order to design, conduct and interpret health-related research.
This two-day workshop is designed specifically for those interested in the use of Stata to analyse data from longitudinal studies such as clinical registries, routinely collected health data, and even cohort studies. Stata is a statistical analysis software designed for researchers. This software enables data manipulation, visualisation, statistics, and reproducible reporting.
The Introduction to Stata short course provides an introduction to the statistical analysis software program Stata (Release 15), covering basic data management issues and popular epidemiological analyses.
Survival Analysis with Stata provides a thorough introduction to basic survival analysis concepts and methods, and covers selected advanced issues. The training provided enables participants to perform their own survival analyses in the Stata statistical software package.
Clinical Trial Fundamentals for Public Health and Medical Research
Knowledge of the fundamentals of clinical trials has become essential for anyone working in clinical research. Guidelines and frameworks underpin the day to day running of trials, as well as providing clinical trial staff with the practical knowledge necessary for performing their roles.
This two-day course, led by Monash University’s Insurance Work and Health Group, provides an overview of current evidence and innovation regarding return to work policy and practice. Whilst focused on Australia, there will also be reference to the international evidence base.
This online short course in Women’s Mental Health aims to upskill clinicians to work sensitively and effectively with women of all ages experiencing mental ill-health, and to integrate an understanding of factors such as the role of trauma and endocrinology in the development of mental illness, as well as implications for treatments.
Our department is recognised for the high quality of its undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and translational research in Women’s and Children’s Health. These courses are carefully designed to provide the most up-to-date evidence-based clinical practice delivered by a team of experts who are all internationally recognised academic researchers and clinicians.
Our department is dedicated to assisting healthcare professionals be up to date with the latest information on food, nutrition and health; assisting them to answer questions from patients and also provide simple food based advice to help improve a patients’ health.
There is a growing gap between known best practice wound management and current wound care. Many practitioners are required to care for people who have wounds as part of their clinical role. As new evidence is rapidly emerging about this area of professional practice, it is essential that education be made available to those whose practice includes wound management.