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Cytology (3 yearly) Update Training - ONLINE

Event Signup

Date: 12/12/2017

Time: 16:30

Event Details:

The NHS Cervical Screening Programme is pleased to announce the release of an e-learning resource for cervical sample taker update training.  The resource is designed to meet the cervical sample taker 3 yearly update training requirements as set out in the NHSCSP guidance for the training of cervical sample takers.  To access e-learning for health care you need a free open Athens account. 

Our colleagues at Taurus Healthcare in Herefordshire have developed a step by step guide on how to access your free 3 yearly update training.  Please click on the link below for more details:-

http://www.cepnherefordshire.co.uk/courses/PN/cytology


GMC GP Training

Event Signup

Date: 21/12/2017

Time: 10:00

Event Details:

Find out about interactive workshops being run by GMC and how they can help you in your day-to-day work as a GP.


For more information visit:-


https://www.gmc-uk.org/about/22348.asp


Contact details are:-  Tel: 0161 250 6858  Mobile 07788216010   Email jan.cooper@gmc-uk.org  




Birmingham Medical Institute Training

Event Signup

Date: 15/01/2018

Time: 11:30

Event Details:

Please see the link below to the Birmingham Medical Institute who training events for GPs and other health care professionals.


http://www.bmedi.org.uk/index.php?page=education


 


Team Leadership Training

Event Signup

Date: 05/09/2018

Time: 09:00

Event Details:

Content Overview

This three day course, spread out over three weeks is designed to support those in the practice who may be taking their first steps in to a leadership role or as a useful refresher for those already established in leadership positions.

 

The programme focuses on gaining the skills and knowledge to lead, organise and motivate teams. It

is particularly useful for practicing team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management,

and managers who lead people through organisational change, budget cuts or other pressures.

 

The course will give candidates the opportunity to assess their leadership strengths and areas for development, understand their opportunities for growth and equip them with a personal strategy for become an inspiring leader. Leadership experience will be shared and attendees will be encouraged to consider the issues they face to help them.

 

Modules which will be covered:


  • Motivating your team

  • Effective team working

  • Communication skills

  • Dealing with conflict

  • Time management & effective delegation

  • Managing individual performance

 

Training Provider: Inspired Leadership Support Ltd


Additional Information for the Session:

  • Lunch will be provided


Dates for the three day course are:-

5th September, 12th September and 19th September - all 9am - 4.30pm.  Participants must attend all three dates.


Child Immunisation Update

Event Signup

Date: 13/09/2018

Time: 12:30

Event Details:

Target Audience

This study day is suitable for first level registered nurses working in General Practice who have undertaken basic vaccination & Immunisation training previously and now need to update.

Workshop/Learning outcome

This study day is about current issues in vaccination, recent epidemiology, changes to the National programme/legislation, anaphylaxis management and recognition, review of current practice and identification of areas for improvement, including a question and answer session.

Content

Current issues in vaccination
Recent epidemiology of vaccine preventable diseases
Any changes to the National Immunisation Schedule/relevant legislation
Anaphylaxis recognition and management
Review of current practice and identification of areas for improvement
Q&A session for commonly encountered problems in practice

Additional information:
Tutor: Sheila McSharry


Flu Update is included in this course, so you will not have to attend both courses


Flu Training

Event Signup

Date: 18/09/2018

Time: 10:00

Event Details:

Target Audience:

This refresher is for nurses and HCA's who have previously completed a recognised immunisation course and are experienced in providing Flu and Pneumococcal immunisations. It will cover key topics recommended by the Health Protection Agency, with an emphasis on the practical aspects of immunisation and injection techniques (which will also include Vitamin B12)

Core Learning Outcomes:

  • List flu prevention and management approaches.

  • Apply the Chief Medical Officers’ 2017 flu vaccination policy in local practice.

  • Apply the Green Book policy for Pneumococcal pneumonia vaccination

  • Apply the Green Book policy for Shingles (Herpes Zoster) vaccination as applicable to local practice

  • Consider ways to maximise the uptake of vaccinations.

  • Recognise legal requirements for delivering a safe vaccination service.

  • Identify the practical procedures and best practice in flu, pneumococcal pneumonia, herpes zoster vaccines and B12 injection

  • Recognise and know how to prevent or manage adverse events (including anaphylaxis) associated with vaccination.

  • Consideration to the local uptake in 2016.

  •  Identify quality sources of further information


Flu Training

Event Signup

Date: 18/09/2018

Time: 14:30

Event Details:

Target Audience:

This refresher is for nurses and HCA's who have previously completed a recognised immunisation course and are experienced in providing Flu and Pneumococcal immunisations. It will cover key topics recommended by the Health Protection Agency, with an emphasis on the practical aspects of immunisation and injection techniques (which will also include Vitamin B12)

Core Learning Outcomes:

  • List flu prevention and management approaches.

  • Apply the Chief Medical Officers’ 2017 flu vaccination policy in local practice.

  • Apply the Green Book policy for Pneumococcal pneumonia vaccination

  • Apply the Green Book policy for Shingles (Herpes Zoster) vaccination as applicable to local practice

  • Consider ways to maximise the uptake of vaccinations.

  • Recognise legal requirements for delivering a safe vaccination service.

  • Identify the practical procedures and best practice in flu, pneumococcal pneumonia, herpes zoster vaccines and B12 injection

  • Recognise and know how to prevent or manage adverse events (including anaphylaxis) associated with vaccination.

  • Consideration to the local uptake in 2016.

  •  Identify quality sources of further information


Flu Training

Event Signup

Date: 25/09/2018

Time: 14:30

Event Details:

Target Audience:

This refresher is for nurses and HCA's who have previously completed a recognised immunisation course and are experienced in providing Flu and Pneumococcal immunisations. It will cover key topics recommended by the Health Protection Agency, with an emphasis on the practical aspects of immunisation and injection techniques (which will also include Vitamin B12)

Core Learning Outcomes

  • List flu prevention and management approaches.

  • Apply the Chief Medical Officers’ 2017 flu vaccination policy in local practice.

  • Apply the Green Book policy for Pneumococcal pneumonia vaccination

  • Apply the Green Book policy for Shingles (Herpes Zoster) vaccination as applicable to local practice

  • Consider ways to maximise the uptake of vaccinations.

  • Recognise legal requirements for delivering a safe vaccination service.

  • Identify the practical procedures and best practice in flu, pneumococcal pneumonia, herpes zoster vaccines and B12 injection

  • Recognise and know how to prevent or manage adverse events (including anaphylaxis) associated with vaccination.

  • Consideration to the local uptake in 2016.

  •  Identify quality sources of further information


Cervical Cytology Course

Event Signup

Date: 08/10/2018

Time: 09:00

Event Details:

For more information and to reserve your place, please contact:-


ghn-tr.gloscervicalsampletakers@nhs.net

Or Telephone 0300 422 2802

Contact:  Serena Turner


Team Leadership Training

Event Signup

Date: 07/11/2018

Time: 09:00

Event Details:

Content Overview

This three day course, spread out over three weeks is designed to support those in the practice who may be taking their first steps in to a leadership role or as a useful refresher for those already established in leadership positions.

 

The programme focuses on gaining the skills and knowledge to lead, organise and motivate teams. It

is particularly useful for practicing team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management,

and managers who lead people through organisational change, budget cuts or other pressures.

 

The course will give candidates the opportunity to assess their leadership strengths and areas for development, understand their opportunities for growth and equip them with a personal strategy for become an inspiring leader. Leadership experience will be shared and attendees will be encouraged to consider the issues they face to help them.

 

Modules which will be covered:

  • Motivating your team

  • Effective team working

  • Communication skills

  • Dealing with conflict

  • Time management & effective delegation

  • Managing individual performance

 

Training Provider: Inspired Leadership Support Ltd

 

Venue:   The Cider Museum, Pomona Place, Hereford  HR4 0EF


Additional Information for the Session:

  • Lunch will be provided


Dates for the three day course are:-

7th November 2018, 14th November, 21st November - all 9am - 4.30pm.  Participants must attend all three dates.


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