Hospitals & Services
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 Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury.
The following Te Whatu Ora teams are also based in the 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
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
CPR Training Dates/Times
Intravenous Therapy Competencies
The Professional Development Unit (PDU)
5th Floor, Manawa West
276 Antigua Street, Christchurch
Phone: (03) 364 0646 or ext 80646
PDU Workshop Calender 2024.pdf
Reflection on professional development 2018.doc
CDHB Training Attendance Record
CDHB Course and Conference Approval Application Form
Management Extravasation non-toxic flowchart.pdf
Extravasation Staging Tool 2021.pdf
to gain a clearer understanding of the amount of education time Te Whatu Ora Waitaha staff have provided to external education providers throughout 2023, please select link below: