Hi all, we recently had an education day at Bunbury which was very successful, as the temperature outside was 38 degrees +, it was a great air-conditioned place to be!!
CPD will become more important in the future and you should ensure you have a portfolio with your attendance at education sessions included in it. Again for the future, we will try and put something on our website for our members giving guidance on putting your portfolio together for your performance appraisals.
Central Tafe has now included a simulated lab for the Trainee Anaesthetic Technicians to get the real feel for the operating room atmosphere. It is a space on campus dedicated to group training activities that imitate or simulate techniques, procedures, or situations that students will see and experience in the future.
The objective of the simulation room sessions is to complement knowledge acquired in the classroom through simulated actions where students rehearse procedures and situations before having to perform them in real life situations.
<-- Click the thumbnail to see a larger image of Central TAFE's simulated lab.
It was decided at the June 2015 meeting, by the AOTP Committee, that funds would be transferred from the General Fund to the Educational Fund on an annual basis as required. These funds will be made available to all financial members of the AOTP to assist in attendance at conferences, educational events and meetings.
To apply for funding an "Application For Funding" form should be completed and submitted to the Committee.
The Committee must receive the completed application form at least two months before the date of the event requiring funding. A limit of $200 per member has been set and only ten applications will be granted in any one financial year. Members will only be eligible for a maximum of $200 within a period of 24 months.
Click here to download the "Application For Funding" form
Click here to download a copy of the AOTP Education Funding Guidelines