Welcome!

Welcome to the Education Hub Online Learning Platform for providing healthcare professionals working in paediatrics with educational resources and programs. This platform is managed by The Education Hub, but the courses on this site have been developed by various teams from the Melbourne Children's Campus.   

To manage your learning, click on the My courses tab above. To browse a list of all our courses, select Course Library. You will also find a list of our ten newest courses below.   

If you require assistance or would like to provide feedback please contact us at education.hub@rch.org.au. 


A note for parents

This site has been purpose-built for health professionals and their continuing professional development.  If you are looking for quality, up-to-date health information for your child, please visit the Royal Children's Hospital Kids Health Info.

    Featured courses

    Management of Adolescent Asthma

    About: There have been recent changes to recommendations for the management of asthma in adolescents. This module provides an overview of the new recommendations and strategies to support clinicians using them in practice.

    Intended audience: The module is designed for all clinicians seeing adolescents with asthma to support them in optimising patient care and education.

    Total time:  20 minutes

    Cost: Free

    CPD points: Equivalent of 20 minutes

    Refund eligibility:NA (free course)

    Paediatric growth and growth charts

    About:  Children's growth is a very important marker of their overall health and development. Accurate growth assessment is one of the easiest ways to confirm the health and nutrition of children. This eLearning Module is designed to explain normal patterns of growth in childhood, best practices for measurement and monitoring of growth, practical use of growth charts that are recommended in Australia and recognition of patterns of growth that require further assessment and management.

    Intended audience:  Health professionals in Australia working with young children and their families e.g. Junior medical staff, maternal and child health nurses, nursing students, allied health students

    Total time:  40 Minutes

    Cost:  Free

    CPD points:  Equivalent of 40 minutes

    Refund eligibility:  NA (free course)


    Feeding development - typical feeding development during early childhood

    About: During the first few weeks to months of life, feeding gradually changes from a reflexive to learnt behaviour. Typical feeding development refers to a pattern and progression of feeding skills and behaviours that are accepted as normal for the age and developmental stage of a child. This eLearning Module is designed to explain the features of typical feeding development at different ages and stages of early childhood. It explores the different domains of feeding development (Medical, Nutrition and Feeding Skills [physical, oral motor, cognitive, sensory and motor, psychosocial]) and their complex interplay which should be considered during clinical assessment. Both child and caregiver have important roles and division of responsibilities in supporting feeding development.

    Intended audience: Health professionals in Australia working with young children and their families e.g. Junior medical staff, maternal and child health nurses, nursing students, allied health students

    Total time: 30 Minutes

    Cost: Free

    CPD points: Equivalent of 30 minutes

    Refund eligibility: NA (free course)

    Eczema for health professionals

    About:  Eczema is a common childhood skin condition and affects approximately 20% of children in Australia and is the most common paediatric skin disease seen by General Practitioners. This interactive e learning module aims to help the learner to learn more about eczema, its treatments and triggers and how to support parents to treat their child’s eczema. Additionally, it provides demonstration videos on how to apply treatments such as moisturisers, cortisone creams and wet dressings.  

    Intended audience:  Health professionals in Australia working with young children and their families e.g. General Practitioners, Maternal Child Health Nurses, Medical and Nursing staff.  

    Total time:  30 Minutes

    Cost:  Free

    CPD points: NA

    Refund eligibility:  NA (free course)


    Course administrator training

    About: This course is for course administrators and contains training videos and protocol documents.

    Intended audience: Course administrators only 

    Total time: 1 hour

    Cost: Free

    CPD points: NA

    Refund eligibility: NA (free course)

    Point-of-care ultrasound

    About: The Point-of-care Ultrasound (POCUS) program has been implemented as a governance structure that oversees the use of POCUS. The Royal Children’s Hospital POCUS team have developed a training and credentialing framework for ultrasound use in procedures and diagnoses.  This program consists of learning modules and pre-assessment questions, which are pre-requisites for a practical session.

    Intended audience: This course is by invitation only.

    Total time: 60 minutes (excludes practical session)

    Cost: Free

    CPD points: 60 minutes

    Refund eligibility: NA (free course)


    Course administrator: Yolly Gangemi, Adam O'Brien

    JRMO Medical Mentoring Program

    About: Mentoring is integral to the development of doctors in complex, pressured, work-based environments.  

    Drawing from corporate, and medical literature, focus groups, and survey data (JRMOs working at the RCH at the time), a model was designed by which junior doctors self-select a mentor based on a video introduction and brokering of the relationship.

    The Medical Mentoring Program online module looks at the stages in a mentor/mentee relationship where documentation is provided to ensure structure and format for the relationship.

    Intended audience: Medical Education Officer, Junior Registered Medical Officer, Registrars, Fellows

    Total time: 20 minutes

    Cost: Free

    CPD: NA

    Refund eligibility: NA (free course)


    Course administrator: Lichin Lim

    Human factors training

    About:  This course covers how human factors contribute to human error and uses human factor principles that aim to improve communication and clinical decision making. It discusses how team training can mitigate the impact of human factors on patient outcome.

    Intended audience: All healthcare workers

    Total time: 20 minutes

    Cost: Free

    CPD points:  Equivalent to 20 minutes

    Refund eligibility: NA (free course)


    Course administrator: Mirna Boujaoude

    Outreach Nursing Webinar

    About: This Nursing webinar series is part of Education Hub Outreach Program, designed specifically to connect RCH with clinicians in regional areas and community practice.

    Includes: Webinars schedule, Zoom link, recordings, online chat forum, resources and feedback to support your practice.

    Intended audience: Nurses in regional areas and community practice.

    Cost: Free

    CPD Points: Self- record number of hours attended as CPD activity

    Mode of delivery: Virtual

    Contact: education.hub@rch.org.au


    Outreach Allied Health Webinar

    About: This webinar series is part of Education Hub Outreach Program, designed specifically to connect RCH with clinicians in regional areas and community practice.

    Includes: Webinars schedule, Zoom link, recordings, online chat forum, resources and feedback to support your practice.

    Intended audience: Allied health professionals in regional areas and community practice.

    Cost: Free

    CPD Points: Self- record number of hours attended as CPD activity

    Mode of delivery: Virtual

    Contact: education.hub@rch.org.au


    Outreach Specialty Webinar

    About: This Specialty webinar series is part of Education Hub Outreach Program, focusing on specialty topics.

    Includes: Webinars schedule, Zoom link, recordings, online chat forum, resources and feedback to support your practice.

    Intended audience: Nurses in regional areas and community practice.

    Cost: Free

    CPD Points: Self- record number of hours attended as CPD activity

    Mode of delivery: Virtual

    Contact: education.hub@rch.org.au


    Albury Wodonga Health Paediatric Essentials Course

    This course is for staff registered to attend the Albury Wodonga Health Paediatrics Essentials Course on the 18th November 2022.

    Bass Coast Health Paediatric Foundations

    This course is for staff registered to attend the Bass Coast Health Paediatrics Foundations Course on the 8th November 2022.