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Training Modules

Rural Urgent Care Nursing Program

RUCN-CDP Online training modules

Core program

For information on the core modules and how to enrol in the program, please click here

COVID-19 online modules

Click on the module name below to complete the training.

Please note, module 1-3 below were updated on the 30th October 2020. click here for a list of amendments.


Module 1 – COVID-19: The basics for the UCC setting


A basic training package for all staff working in Urgent Care Centres including nursing, medical and support staff. It includes infection prevention (including PPE), considerations for the UCC setting, care of the clinical environment, risks and wellbeing.
Module 2 – COVID-19: Assessment and management of the stable patient in the UCC setting Designed for all nurses and medical staff working in Urgent Care Centres. This module focuses on how to manage stable COVID-19 patients including respiratory A&P, triage, management and disposition & transfer.
Module 3 – COVID-19: Assessment and management of the unstable patient in the UCC setting This module focuses on assessment and management of the unstable patient; including advanced respiratory management. We are aware that not all UCCs will have the capability to undertake advanced airway management so this module may be advanced for come settings.
Module 4 – COVID-19 in 2021 This module is designed to complement the existing RUCN-CDP COVID-19 online training modules and contains updated information on what we now know about COVID-19 including data, variants, vaccines, management and Long COVID. 



The content of this course is directed at (appropriately licensed and/or trained) health care workers and clinical support staff.

It represents current information about the provision of general clinical care. It is not intended to replace, and should not be construed as, clinical advice. Any concerns regarding a diagnosis or treatment should be directed to a medical practitioner.

Every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy and reliability of course content, however, health care workers undertaking the any of the RUCN-CDP programs should be aware of the following:

  • Content is based on current clinical knowledge and practice as at the date of last module revision.
  • Information within the learning module and content have been compiled to complement each other and should not be taken in isolation.
  • Content has been prepared having regard to general circumstances and is educational in nature. It is not designed to replace a health care workers’ independent judgement about the appropriateness or risks of a procedure or treatment for a given patient.
  • Indications and contraindications of any process or procedure are presented as a guideline and should never replace local scope of practice provisions, protocols, guidelines or standard operating procedures.
  • We do not accept any liability for any damages arising out of any use or reliance on any content.

The program does not represent a formal credentialing process for the performance of any skills or procedures in clinical practice. Credentialing remains the responsibility of the individual and/or organisation(s) whom the individual represents.

Educational Support

Our Clinical Nurse Educators are available for educational support to participants via phone or email. If you or your staff have questions regarding the training materials, please contact us via the form below or call 03 9903 8917 . When their clinical commitments allow, our CNE team will be available for live one-to-one or group tutorials regarding any of this content.

RUCN-CDP COVID-19 module amendments

  • COVID-19 Module 1: The Basics for the UCC Setting – A disclaimer about the guidelines for wearing jewellery was added to the video in the hand washing lesson.
  • Please note, module 1-3 below were updated on the 30th October 2020. click here for a list of amendments.