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Before you attend Palliative Care assessment training

Welcome to your interRAI training course. Here's what you need to know.

Find information about your training venue:

Before your training

This course is only available to currently competent interRAI Home Care assessors. Your on line evaluations ( through the Relias website) must be completed within the last 12 months.

Once you are confirmed for a place on a training course, your local educator will contact you, providing:

  • information about the training requirements.

You and your manager will also be required to sign a learning agreement.

You will be asked to bring your organisation/facility’s blue interRAI Assessment Form and User's Manual and the orange Clinical Assessment Protocols (CAPs) book with you to training.

Your pre-training requirements

Please complete Level One Advance Care Planning (ACP) e-learning module Or your DHB equivalent course. 

Please bring the following manuals from your organisation with you.

Recommended readings

The following readings are not compulsory but provide additional context to interRAI assessments for people attending training.

During training

Your educator will support you throughout your training. Once you have completed the initial training course, there are a range of steps to reach interRAI competency.

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