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Head to our face to face courses or online courses page to see what's available and secure your spot.

Health pro­fes­sion­als work­ing in remote and iso­lat­ed Aus­tralia can con­tact our Bush Sup­port Line at any time for free psy­cho­log­i­cal counselling.

Increasing your remote readiness

Our face-to-face and online courses are developed and delivered by remote health professionals for remote health professionals. Our contextualised learning includes Remote Emergency Care, Maternity Emergency Care, and a range of culturally appropriate First Peoples' courses. We regularly schedule free webinars on a range of topics. Our curated internal and external resources including guidelines and manuals and our curated list of external professional development opportunities will also help you to prepare.

Helping you find employment

Our RAN Certification Program assesses readiness to head remote, advises on areas for improvement, and increases your employability. Our employment page is a popular way for new RANs to discover employment opportunities in remote and isolated locations around Australia. CRANAplus also researches pathways to practising in a remote setting and presents the information in one convenient location.

Keeping you connected

Our Bush Support Line is available 24/7 to provide free, confidential psychological support to remote health professionals. Our online mental health resources and Mindful Monday newsletter may also help. Our annual conference provides the ideal opportunity for the workforce to connect and share ideas. You can apply for a grant to subsidise your attendance.

Help­ful resources for New RANs

Below there is a col­lec­tion of guides, web­sites and resources which togeth­er form a good start­ing point that will help you to become more qual­i­fied, informed and pre­pared to work in remote and iso­lat­ed Aus­tralia. You may also be inter­est­ed in our man­u­als, guide­lines, stan­dards, and oth­er clin­i­cal resources.

Could you ben­e­fit from Post-Grad­u­ate Qualifications?

Flinders Uni­ver­si­ty, Cen­tre for Remote Health, James Cook Uni­ver­si­ty and Charles Dar­win Uni­ver­si­ty all offer post-grad­u­ate qual­i­fi­ca­tions that cater to remote health.

Become a Member

Join the CRANAplus family where our members enjoy course discounts, and benefit from the expertise of the only health organisation that has remote health as its sole focus.