Perinatal Mental Health for Nurses & Midwives: Online CPD Registration

Registration for the course is required before you can log on and commence the course.

Terms and Conditions

These are the terms and conditions (Terms) on which Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) permits the individual whose name and details are specified in the registration form (You) to access and use the online Perinatal Mental Health for Nurses & Midwives online CPD program (the Course) provided via the website owned by ACHMN located at (ACHMN Website). If You agree to these Terms, You may access the Course.

1. Use of the Course and Fees

1.1 The Course is operated by the ACMHN. To use the Course, You must have paid the fees for the Course, as published by ACMHN.

1.2 To register you must be over 18 years of age.

2. ID Number

2.1 You may only access the Course by entering Your ID Number at the Course log in page. You agree that You will not disclose, or permit disclosure of, Your ID Number to anyone. You will be fully responsible for all acts and omissions of any person who accesses or uses the Course using Your ID Number, as if they were Your own acts and omissions. ACMHN will not in any event be liable for any loss, damage, claims, costs or expenses arising out of the use or misuse of Your ID Number or the Course.

3. Term

3.1 These Terms are effective from the date on which ACMHN receives Your correctly completed registration form and the fees.

4. Cancellations and Refunds

4.1 You may cancel Your access to the Course within 7 days of registration provided that You have not commenced accessing the Course materials. After this, no refund will be given.

4.2 Cancellations must be made in writing via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please allow at least 14 days for Your refund to be processed after it has been approved.

4.3 Once You have commenced the Course You may not transfer it to a third party.

5. Termination

5.1 ACMHN will terminate your access to the Course immediately if it is found that You have disclosed Your ID Number to another person, or provided another person with access to the Course.

5.2 No refund will be provided to You in the event of termination in accordance with Term 5.1 above and access to other ACMHN online activities may be denied.

6. Timeframe to complete the Course

6.1 You must complete the Course within 3 months of ACMHN providing You with access to the Course.

6.2 After 3 months, You will no longer be able to access the Course materials.

6.3 You may apply to ACMHN in writing for an extension of the time to complete the Course via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. ACMHN may grant an extension at its discretion and is under no obligation to do so. Any request must be received at least 14 days prior to expiry.

7. Assessment

7.1 The assessment for the Course is automated. You will not be eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion until such time as you pass the assessment at 100%.

8. Disclaimer

8.1 While the development of this Course was funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, the Course is provided by ACMHN. The Commonwealth of Australia does not warrant or represent that the information contained in this Course is necessarily clinically adequate or appropriate. The Commonwealth of Australia does not accept any legal liability or responsibility for any injury, loss or damage incurred by the use of, or reliance on, or interpretation of, the information contained in the Course.

8.2 The Course is a familiarization program only and does not provide You with any accreditation to undertake the work referred to in the Course. While the ACMHN has made every effort to provide up to date information in the Course, it is highly recommended that You seek formal training on the subject matter of the Course. The Course is subject to change at any time without notice. ACMHN takes no responsibility for any error, omission or defect within the Course and under no circumstances is ACMHN, or any of its employees or agents to be taken to be giving advice. To the full extent permitted by law, ACMHN does not accept any legal liability or responsibility for any injury, loss or damage incurred by the use of, or reliance on, or interpretation of the information contained in the Course.

9. ACMHN Website

9.1 Although reasonable efforts are made by ACMHN to ensure the integrity of its website by using virus-checking software, ACMHN cannot guarantee the safety of computer systems of site users. ACMHN does not accept liability for any loss or corruption of electronically stored data or any damage to any computer system sustained in connection with the use of its website. You acknowledge that you enter and use the ACMHN Website at Your own risk.

9.2 The ACMHN does not warrant or represent that the ACMHN Website will be free of defects in operation or design.

10. Third Party Sites

10.1 The Course and ACMHNs Website contains links to third party sites. ACMHN is not responsible for the condition or content of those websites as they are not under ACMHNs control. The link(s) are provided solely for your convenience and do not indicate, expressly or impliedly, any endorsement or recommendation of the material on the sites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those sites. It is Your responsibility to make Your own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites.

11. Intellectual Property and Permitted Use

11.1 Intellectual property in ACHMNs Website, the content, the services and all components of them is owned by or licensed to ACMHN unless otherwise indicated.

11.2 All copying, downloading, reproduction, distribution, adaptation, modification or communication of any content is prohibited unless otherwise authorised.

12. Indemnity

12.1 You acknowledge that a breach of these Terms may infringe not only the rights of ACMHN, but also the rights of third parties whose intellectual property is licensed to ACMHN. Without limiting any other provision of these Terms, You agree to fully indemnify ACMHN in respect of all claims, demands and proceedings brought by You or third parties (including all legal fees) arising out of Your breach of these Terms and Your use of the Course and ACHMNs Website.

13. Privacy

13.1 You agree for ACMHN to collect Your personal information for the purposes of this Course and for ACMHN to provide and use Your personal information, which will be de-identified, for the purposes of creating demographic and use reports which may be provided to third parties.

13.2 ACMHN will keep any personal information, except as detailed in Term 12.1 above (including your account details) confidential. ACMHN will ensure any such personal information that ACMHN has about You secure and to ensure that any of our employees or agents who have access to the personal information about You do not make any unauthorized use, modification, reproduction or disclosure of that personal information.

13.3 You can gain access to Your personal information by contacting the Chief Executive Officer via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and also correct your personal information if it is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date.

13.4 ACMHN will only disclose personal information that we have about You:

(a) to the extent permitted by law; or

(b) for the purposes of this Course (including disclosing information in connection with any query or claim).

14. Jurisdiction

14.1 These Terms are governed by and must be construed in accordance with the laws of Australian Capital Territory. The parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that Territory and the Commonwealth of Australia in respect of all matters arising out of or relating to these Terms, their performance and subject matter.


Online Resources

The Modules present material on-screen, and accesses resources through links to a range of websites. Government-based websites were the dominant source chosen for use in this Module, and non-Government websites were only used to access factual information, or consumer information. Please note that accessing other sections of the non-Government websites that have not been specifically linked to this module may represent views that are subjective in nature, and may not be endorsed by the ACMHN.

Published by the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses

Published December 2006, 2010

Copyright 2010

All rights reserved. No part of this Course may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the permission of the publisher.

Recommended reference and acknowledgement information:

ACMHN Pregnancy Counselling Working Party (2010) 'Non-Directive Pregnancy Counselling Course. Australian College of Mental Health Nurses, ACT.

Marks, Peta

Editorial Team

McCauley, Kay: School of Nursing & Midwifery, Monash University
Foster, Dr Kim: School of Nursing Sciences, James Cook University
Hancox, Kerrie: The Centre for Psychiatric Nursing, The University of Melbourne

ACMHN Executive Officer
Ryan, Kim

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