Here are some of the key terms used on this website:
Auckland Region includes ADHB, CMDHB and Waitemata DHB catchments
Asian in New Zealand, refers to people originating from Asia countries including countries in West Asia (Afghanistan and Nepal) South Asia (covering the Indian sub-continent), East Asia (covering China, North and South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan), and South East Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia). This definition is commonly used within the health sector and is the basis of the Statistics New Zealand Asian ethnicity categories.
CALD refers to culturally and linguistically diverse or cultural and linguistic diversity
CALD groups / patients / clients / families refer to culturally and linguistically diverse groups / patients / clients / families who are migrants and refugees from Asian, Middle Eastern and African backgrounds
CMDHB refers to Counties Manukau District Health Board
CME refers to Continuing Medical Education
CNE refers to Continuing Nursing Education
DHB refers to District Health Board
eCALD® is the registered trademark name of this website (e represents educational and electronic downloadable resources)
MEA refers to Middle Eastern and African
MELAA refers to Middle Eastern, Latin American and African
MOH refers to Ministry of Health
MOPS refers to Maintenance of Professional Standards
NGO refers to Non-government organisations
Outside Auckland refers to other regions outside of the Auckland region
PHO refers to Primary Health Organisation
Waitemata DHB refers to Waitemata District Health Board
An eCALD® account is a secured Learning Management System (LMS) account provided for approved eCALD® members to:
Please note: eCALD® has the rights to de-activate your eCALD® account if the website administrator considers that you have breached copyright’s rules or abused the system by disclosing your password or giving access to the eCALD® LMS account to other people. This is at the sole discretion of the website administrator.
By using this website, opening an eCALD account or enrolling for a course, you have agreed to be legally bound by the terms stated under Terms and Conditions on this website.
If you are not eligible for funded online and face-to-face courses, you will have to pay for booking a course for a team/group or pay for enrolling into an individual online or face-to-face course as an individual.
To find out more about how to enrol for online or face-to-face and remote face to face courses, please go to the Enrolment section.
Yes, you can re-enrol for any online or face-to-face course for up to 10 times. See Terms and Conditions.
Online course certificate
Face-to-Face course certificate
You can use the eCALD course certificate to claim professional development points from your registration or accreditation bodies.
We recommend eCALD® online courses to be accessed via the latest versions of:
You can access the online courses via:
Please do not access the course using mobile devices. The smallest device for the online study is a tablet.
Other settings and considerations
You will also need to following settings to ensure the best experience with the courses
Java Script enabled on the internet browser.
Allow third party cookies in your internet browser under Settings. (not essential but recommended)
eCALD® does not guarantee that our online courses will run on all types of devices and desktop PC systems and browsers. We have done our best to test the courses on the above browsers and devices.
If you have issues with the system requirements at work, please contact your IS department not eCALD Admin.
When undertaking an online course at your workplace or at home:
please make sure you have headphones when doing the course in an open plan area. Our online courses contain multi-media.
You can do your online study at your own pace - that is, you can exit the course and come back to it at a later date. When you resume the online course, the system will take you back to where you last exited.
You have 60 days to complete your course from the date of approval. You will receive email reminding you to complete the course before the expiry date. Your course will expire if you have not completed or not started the course within the 60 days.
Please contact eCALD Admin during service hours for enrolment, online or system issues.
To get the best user experience from your online study please ensure your system is meeting the Minimum System Requirements .
To Start or Resume your online study:
Things to Note:
Full notes are not provided for online courses however you can access your journal of self-reflection responses upon completion of your course.
When taking up an online course, you will be given options to save self-reflective responses in to a Journal. The journal will be available in your account once you have completed the course.