This introductory session will cover anatomy, normal ultrasound appearances, mesh repair appearances and common pathology seen in the adult groin and abdominal wall. Causes and symptoms for hernia will be discussed. Good technique and potential pitfalls will be described. Phrases for report writing and management of findings will be suggested.
Share information more effectively with your supervisors and other members of staff by writing clear and concise reports and persuasive proposals.
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 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 revision course is for current pre-registration optometrists preparing to take the Observed Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) for the College of Optometrists Scheme for Registration.
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.
A one day training in the use of the Early Sociocognitive Battery (ESB). The course will provide attendees with the skills required to reliably administer, score and interpret the results of the preschool assessment