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Workforce and education

Confident and efficient use of health technologies by all workers in the Australian health sector is critical for a skilled, digitally capable workforce.

National Digital Health Workforce and Education Roadmap

During the latter part of 2019, health care professionals met to create the National Digital Health Workforce and Education Roadmap. The roadmap's purpose is to help the workforce confidently use digital technologies to deliver better health and care by setting a pathway for building digital health capability and leadership to deliver contemporary care. 

Nursing and Midwifery Digital Health Capability Framework

Australia's largest healthcare workforce of nurses and midwives are increasingly using digital health technologies in the delivery of safe, quality and person-centred care.

The nursing and midwifery framework sets up a pathway for building digital health capability and leadership to deliver contemporary care.

Learn more about this framework

The development of the framework is the next step in creating both general and job specific resources and curricula that support the capability of the workforce. 

CAPHIA 2020 Australian Teaching and Learning Forum

CCIO Angela Ryan spoke at the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australasia (CAPHIA) 2020 Australian Teaching and Learning Forum in July 2020. She discussed the upcoming National Digital Health Workforce and Education Roadmap and the need to improve the digital capabilities of Australia’s health workforce.