Education

Children’s Health Queensland is the primary provider of paediatric training and education for healthcare professionals in Queensland. We are committed to delivering contemporary, collaborative and integrated programs which ensure the current and future workforce develop the skills and knowledge needed to deliver safe, effective, high quality and family-centred care.

Since the opening of the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in November 2014, Children’s Health Queensland underwent a process of gaining accreditation for training in intern and vocational training posts and programs with the relevant accreditation authorities and specialist colleges. These included the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Surgery and Queensland Prevocational Medical Accreditation. Read more

Children’s Health Queensland is committed to growing and developing a skilled paediatric nursing workforce and provides extensive learning opportunities and support to nursing staff. Our nurse educators led the formation of a statewide Nurse Educator Network which helps co-ordinate paediatric nurse training. Read more

Allied health professionals are supported at Children’s Health Queensland with extensive, co-ordinated education and training. Our Simulated Learning in Paediatrics for Allied Health (SLiPAH) program embeds authentic simulated-learning experiences for occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech pathologists across Queensland. SLiPAH is committed to entrenching both the National Safety and Quality Health Standards and National Professional Standards in its programs. Read more