On 21st February 2019, ZUNO launched the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules for nurses and midwives to ensure expanded opportunities to pursue and achieve professional and career growth.
Speaking during the launch of the CPD modules, at Radisson Blu Hotel in Lusaka, ZUNO President Mrs. Tisa Chiponda has noted that the scope of CPD modules has been determined by national health priorities as well as identified individuals` learning needs.
Sixteen modules have been developed in the areas of; Maternal Health, Nursing Skills, Child Health, Wellness for Nurses and Midwives and Surgical Safety.
Mrs. Chiponda further stressed that development and implementation of ZUNO CPD activities is part of the organisations’ a five year strategic Plan from 2018-2022.
And Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services, Dr. Kennedy Malama urged nurses and midwives to be dynamic and ensure that they embrace change.
He stated that CPD enhances knowledge, skills, competencies and attitudes, which are currently topical in the healthcare system.