Transition to Remote Practice

A course for Registered Nurses and Aboriginal Health Practitioners new to remote practice.

The transition to remote practice is a program for Registered Nurses and Aboriginal Health Practitioners (AHP) who are new to remote area practice. The course is designed to prepare participants for remote practice by utilising existing experience and providing the necessary skills and knowledge to transition into a role with KWHB.

Course Information


Learning Outcomes

Course Structure

Course Schedule

Assessment and Completion

Reference and Additional Resources


Australian Government 2023, The National rural and remote generalist framework 2023-2027, available at

National Association of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners 2021, National framework for determining scope of practice for the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health worker and health practitioner workforce, available at

Remote Primary Health care manuals used by KWHB available at,

Additional free E-Learning available at Remote Area Health Corps available at,

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Our Organisation

We aim to improve the health and wellbeing of all people in the Katherine West region.

Our Governance

We are governed by a Board of Directors who are elected by our members.

Our Team

We employ a team of skilled staff to provide efficient, responsive primary health care.

Child Safe Organisation

Katherine West Health Board is a child safe organisation, committed to child safety and wellbeing in accordance with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations.