Professional Development Unit (PDU)

​​The Professional Development Unit team are located on 5th Floor West of the  Manawa building - 276 Antigua Street (behind outpatients). Manawa is a collaborative facility including the University of Canterbury, Ara Schools of Nursing,Midwifery and Medical Imaging, and the CDHB.

The following CDHB teams are also based in the Manawa Building

  • ​Nursing Workforce Development
  • PDRP
  • NetP
  • DEU
  • Nursing Quality and Research
  • People and Capability Advisors/Trainers
For additional information on Manawa and the facilities, click HERE to go to the Manawa internet site.

 
To visit any of the teams at Manawa - please go to the Ara reception on the  5th floor and sign in to on the iPad in the reception area. You can sign in to see a staff member - or sign in to see the PDU or Professional Development Unit. 

 
There is a PDU/PDRP drop box in the reception area

 
Please note: The Ara reception is staffed by the Ara Support team and not by DHB staff. You must sign in to see one of the DHB teams

 
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​Booking teaching space at the new Manawa Building

​If you wish to book a room for teaching at the new building please click on the following link. We will only be taking bookings on this form.

Click HERE for the Booking Form

  

 

 Aim of Professional Development Unit

The aim of the Professional Development Unit (PDU) is to develop and inspire others for greater community health

The Professional Development Unit (PDU) works closely with our strategic partners to deliver a series of professional development opportunities that meet both personal and organisational needs.

The Professional Development Unit team is committed to providing approaches at an individual, unit and organisational level to:

  • develop the capacity, capability and readiness of the nursing and midwifery workforce

  • enable nurses and midwives to progress their professional development

  • assist nurse/midwifery educators, charge nurse/midwife managers and nurse/midwifery managers provide a sense of direction and improved patient outcomes in their units.

Click on the links below for further information

    ​Additional information on training and development can be found by clicking on the links below. Please note that the list of courses and self learning packages run through the Professional Development Unit is now located on the Education and Development Website

     

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The Professional Development Unit

5th Floor, Manawa West

276 Antigua Street, Christchurch

Phone: (03) 364 0646 or ext 80646

Email: pdu@cdhb.health.nz

 

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Related Documents

 

​​PDU Course Poster 2018 July-December

PDU Course Poster 2019 January - June.pdf 

Professional Development Reflection Tool

CDHB Training Attendance Record

CDHB Course and Conference Approval Application Form

Application for Education and Development 2015 online (2)

Word Document Download Instructions: Right-mouse click on the word document link, Select "Save target as" OR "Save link as" in the right-click menu, and then Click the "Save" button to download the document to your computer.

Nursing Development Application guidelines 2015

 

 

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Page last reviewed: 04 December 2018