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Professional Development Program for BHS staff

The Professional Development Program (PDP) aims to provide a structured education program for Ballarat Health Services staff on an annual calendar.

The topics covered include subjects identified in the annual Training Needs Analysis and update sessions on topics of interest to nursing staff. Both day and night duty sessions are offered.

The PDP calendar is produced monthly.

The link here will take you to the various Australian Government and RCNA-funded scholarships. They include the following:

  • Aged Care Nursing Scholarship (ACNS)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health scholarships
  • Aboriginal Medical Services
  • Non-clinical administrative staff in emergency departments
  • Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS)
  • Emergency department Scholarships
  • Clinical placements