This introductory course will support nurses and healthcare assistants in understanding swallowing difficulties. The hands on workshop will also highlight common approaches to managing swallowing difficulties, both in acute and community settings. This course is tailored to healthcare staff working in elderly care or neurology specialties.
There will be an introductory on-line lecture to support interactive learning within the session. The content of the session will include:
This course is designed for qualified professionals who are interested or newly involved in travel health, risk assessments and vaccinations.
This informative workshop will enable you to effectively lead and employ the basic principles of project management. You will gain an overview of project management, an understanding of the importance of your role, an awareness of some of the key issues, skills, practical tools and tips to improve your daily management of projects. Equipped with these skills, you will be able to confidently lead and manage projects on a day to day basis.
This course is designed for staff (Deaf staff, Teachers of the Deaf, Speech and Language Therapists, etc.) who work with primary school-aged deaf children who use British Sign Language (BSL) to communicate. It is the only course of it’s kind and as such its format is now being replicated worldwide, successfully up and running in Australia.
The aim of the course is to train participants to use the BSL Production Test, which is an assessment of narrative skills for deaf children aged 4-11 years.
The course has two parts: the first part takes place over 3 consecutive days, during which participants learn about language development in sign languages, receive a basic introduction to sign linguistics and learn how to code child BSL data. There are regular opportunities to practice coding in small groups. At the end of the 3 days, participants are given homework assignments to complete which they send to tutors for marking.
The second part of the course is the follow up day, which takes place in September. Here, participants receive feedback on their assignments and discuss topics such as how to assess the language of children with additional needs, how to develop interventions based on assessment findings, etc.
Share information more effectively with your supervisors and other members of staff by writing clear and concise reports and persuasive proposals.
This half-day course is intended to be an introduction or an update for staff working as Health Care Support Workers (HCSW’s) in a care setting. It has been developed in response to reports which suggest that although HCSW’s spend more time at the bedside than registered nurses, they receive significantly less training, education and supervision.
This study session will ensure that you have an understanding of the importance and implications of clinical observations, when they are abnormal and how to respond appropriately.
It will enhance the care you are able to deliver by ensuring your skills and knowledge is maintained, developed and up to date. You will receive a certificate of attendance from City University London.
Contraception training for health care assistants.
This unit is for nurses involved in advising patients on contraceptive methods. Covering: different methods of contraception and their advantages and disadvantages, How to confidently advise on contraceptive options in individual clinical cases, How to explain to patients how each contraceptive method should be used, The ethical and legal aspects of contraceptives and their prescription in various scenarios.
Cervical Screening Programmes, Annual Reviews and the outcomes of taking smears. What is normal and what do we need to know when taking a cervical sample? HPV testing and the impact on cytology.
This workshop will give delegates a systematic method for ensuring their presentations are effective. Participants will understand why they get nervous before presentations and be given techniques for coping constructively with their nerves. The course aims to improve the quality of participants’ presentations and make public speaking a more enjoyable, positive experience.
This study day will ensure that you are up to date in the delivery of selected essential skills in primary care. It will enhance the care you are able to deliver by ensuring your skills and knowledge is maintained, developed and up to date. You will receive a certificate of attendance from City, University of ondon.
This one-day immunisation course will cover the following crucial areas:
This half-day workshop provides practitioners with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to safely insert peripheral vascular access devices (a cannula). The theoretical underpinning includes: awareness of professional conduct and accountability in the context of this skill, site selection, cannula gauge selection, potential complications during insertion, and care of the indwelling device. After the theoretical overview, students will be provided with a demonstration of the skill before having the opportunity to practice under direct supervision, on an appropriate training manikin. Following successful completion of this workshop students should undergo a period of supervised practice, by clinicians trained and experienced in this procedure, according to their own employers’ local policy.
The course aims to prepare practitioners for safe and effective administration of medications/fluids via the intravenous route. Principles in the care of both peripheral and central vascular access devices are explored. The theoretical component of the study-day focuses on: basic pharmacology of the IV route; the indications for IV therapy; a review of relevant drug calculations; care of both peripheral and central vascular access devices; principles of aseptic non-touch technique in IV practice; and potential complications of IV therapy. Participants will also have the opportunity to practice re-constitution of drug for IV administration and the preparation of both a bolus and an intermittent infusion.
This flexible study day has been designed to meet the needs of registered practitioners who work in clinical settings where continuous cardiac monitoring is performed and/or 12-lead ECG interpretation skills are required.
This study day will ensure that you are up to date in understanding the assessment and management of patients with minor injuries and ailments in primary care. It will enhance the care you are able to deliver by ensuring your skills and knowledge is maintained, developed and up to date.
It will enable further clinical skills progression and allow you to move on to other programmes of education if desired. You will receive a certificate of attendance from City, University of London.
This one day course is intended to be an update in minor injuries and ailments for school nurses. It covers the following:
This flexible study day has been designed to meet the needs of registered practitioners who work in clinical settings where continuous cardiac monitoring is performed.
This course is designed for Health Care Assistants or Assistant Practitioners who are interested and /or involved in immunisation processes.
This course introduces participants to planning and delivering language therapy in British Sign Language.
This two day workshop (4 modules) is the initial entry Makaton training for professionals working with children or adults who use, or would benefit from using, Makaton.
This one day course will cover the following areas:
Delivery of the MHL Leadership Support programme for up to 16 care home managers over 12 months.
Each group consisting of:
This one day course is designed to train neonatal health professionals in the practical and theoretical principles of Neonatal IV Cannulation & Blood Sampling.
This neonatal ventilation study is an interactive hands on study day is suitable for neonatal/paediatric trainees, Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners or neonatal nurses who would like a theoretical and practical guide on current ventilation strategies in neonatal clinical practice. Senior nurses and doctors who want a refresher course on current practice of neonatal ventilation are encouraged to apply. The day will include a combination of lectures, scenario based workshops and hands on practical workshop. Lectures and workshops will be delivered by senior neonatal consultants.
This study will equip you with fundamental knowledge and skills required when caring for a normal or sick baby either in the hospital or community setting.
This study day will ensure that you are up to date in the delivery of selected essential skills in primary care. It will enhance the care you are able to deliver by ensuring your skills and knowledge is maintained, developed and up to date. You will receive a certificate of attendance from City University London.
This study day will ensure that you are up to date in the principles of tissue viability, and the principles of assessment and management of acute and chronic wounds. It will enhance the care you are able to deliver by ensuring your skills and knowledge is maintained, developed and up to date.
This course provides an opportunity for practising Speech and Language Therapists (SLTs) to refresh their knowledge of phonetics and transcription.
This study day will cover issues such as PCOS, HPV, FGM, Menopause, STI's and Contraception for nurses.