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Become A Heart Foundation Health Ambassador in 2018

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Title

Become A Heart Foundation Health Ambassador in 2018

Creator

Heart Foundation NT

Collection

Heart Foundation NT newsletters; E-Journals; PublicationNT

Date

2018

Description

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Notes

This publication contains many links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Heart -- Diseases -- Prevention -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Heart -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Heart Foundation NT

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/pdf

Copyright owner

Heart Foundation NT

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/294476

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396362

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/396363

Page content

Participation in a cardiovascular health professional development program. Access to an online communication network for Ambassadors to communicate with each other, and experts in the field of cardiovascular health. Access to the most up to date Heart Foundation information and resources. Receive a Certificate of Attendance for professional development records. Be awarded a Heart Foundation Ambassador Badge to signify their achievements. Learning outcomes for Heart Foundation Health Ambassadors Increased knowledge of cardiovascular health issues and awareness of Heart Foundation resources and programs. Development of an understanding of change management principles in relation to improving the cardiovascular health of patients. Development of skills and confidence to implement and evaluate evidence based guidelines into practice. Develop skills and a greater understanding of the aspects of cardiac rehabilitation. Attendance Participants are responsible for booking and funding their own transport and accommodation costs. There is no charge for involvement in the workshops, however places are limited. Who can become a Heart Foundation Health Ambassador? Northern Territory health professionals RNs, RANs, AHP, Pharmacists, Allied health professional, practice nurses etc. Professionals from a broad range of health care areas in rural, remote and urban settings, including: Acute Care (including cardiac and general medicine) General Practice Cardiac Rehabilitation Services Community Health Aboriginal Health Mental Health Professionals with support from their employer to participate in the program, who are available to attend ALL program workshops and complete a work plan in their work place. Selection criteria A demonstrated or expressed interest in cardiovascular health. Approval from your Manager/Employer to participate in the program and the availability to complete a work plan. Participants are expected to attend all 4 face to face session in order to receive acknowledgement of completion. Access to the internet and email. A willingness to contribute to the Heart Foundations profile in the community. All applications must include: A completed application form - contact the Heart Foundation to obtain an application form An email or letter from your Manager/ Employer providing their approval for you to attend the 4 face to face sessions and to undertaking a work plan in your workplace with a focus on heart health. Applications close 2nd February 2018 2017 Heart Foundation Health Ambassador Workshops Full program details will be provided to participants prior to commencing the program. The final workshop will be followed by a presentation dinner. 2018 Workshop Dates Darwin Alice Springs Workshop 1 Friday 9th March Friday 16th March Workshop 2 Friday 11th May Friday 18th May Workshop 3 Friday 11th August Friday 18th August Workshop 4 Combined final workshop in DarwinFriday 26th October


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