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Study Days

Study Days

Adolescent Sexual Health

Adolescent Sexual Health

This day is developed for nurses who wish to have an insight as to the adolescent’s development and  the key issues around, body image, developing sexuality, the use of contraception, sexually transmitted infection, teenage pregnancy and abortion.

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20/02/201820/02/2018£180.00[Read More]
An Introduction and Overview to Contraception

An Introduction and Overview to Contraception

These two days have been developed for staff who has started in primary care and who are required to give care to women in relation to pill checks and depo injections and who have not had training before. It will also give an overview of all methods so staff can give information, so women have understanding to enable them to give consent about the method chosen.

The day covers all methods of contraception and introduces sexual health screening in practice.

This 2 day course is also useful for anyone who has completed their contraception/ sexual course in the past and who have not practiced in this field for a while and want a full update.

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06/12/201707/12/2017£360.00[Read More]
An Introduction to Sexual Health

An Introduction to Sexual Health

Contraceptive (Family Planning) and Sexual Health Update Days are suitable for nurses and other health professionals working in women's health, family planning, contraception or sexual health. They provide updates on timely and topical issues in the field.

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19/09/201719/09/2017£180.00[Read More]
22/03/201822/03/2018£180.00[Read More]
Contraception for HCA's

Contraception for HCA's

Contraception training for health care assistants.

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24/10/201724/10/2017£180.00[Read More]
Contraception Update

Contraception Update

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.

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25/10/201725/10/2017£180.00[Read More]
21/03/201821/03/2018£180.00[Read More]
Cytology Update

Cytology Update

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.
Cervical Quiz- test yourself on your knowledge and have some fun.

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25/09/201725/09/2017£180.00[Read More]
08/01/201808/01/2018£180.00[Read More]
Ear Care

Ear Care

This course has been designed to meet the needs of nurses requiring an introduction to ear care in addition to nurses requring an update. The course is available as follows:

Ear Care - Foundations for Practice (CS6034a)

An overview of the anatomy and physiology of the ear.   The correct method to perform ear examination using an otoscope.  Client assessment and integration of the national ear care guidelines. Practical sessions will include ear examination using otoscopes and the use of a recommended ear irrigator.

 

Ear Care - Updates for Nurses (CS6034b)

Revision of the anatomy and physiology of the ear. Review of client assessment and common presenting conditions including infection and cerumen impaction. Best practice update, including NICE and national ear care guidelines.  Review of the correct method to perform ear examination using an otoscope, undertake ear irrigation, and perform aural toilet. Practical sessions will include ear examination using otoscopes and the use of a recommended ear irrigator.

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12/10/201712/10/2017£180.00[Read More]
23/11/201723/11/2017£180.00[Read More]
30/05/201830/05/2018£180.00[Read More]
Immunisation

Immunisation

This one-day immunisation course will cover the following crucial areas:

  • Immunity
  • Factors affecting sero-protection
  • Where to obtain contemporary information concerning immunisation (e.g. Immunisation Against Infectious Diseases and other websites)
  • Vaccination of individuals with uncertain or incomplete immunisation status (Public Health England, 2014)
  • Assessment, documentation and obtaining informed consent
  • The childhood immunisation programme: composition and recent changes to the programme. The childhood immunisation programme will include vaccines that are administered from six weeks, such as the BCG, the primary immunisation schedule (i.e. at two, three and four months), all routine vaccinations to preschool age, the HPV programme the influenza programme (from six months +) and other immunisation programmes
  • Anaphylaxis: recognition and treatment.
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28/11/201728/11/2017£180.00[Read More]
19/06/201819/06/2018£180.00[Read More]
Intravenous Cannulation

Intravenous Cannulation

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.

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09/10/201709/10/2017£90.00[Read More]
19/03/201819/03/2018£90.00[Read More]
Intravenous Therapy

Intravenous Therapy

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.

 
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07/09/201707/09/2017£180.00[Read More]
20/11/201720/11/2017£180.00[Read More]
Introduction to Minor Injury & Ailment Management for Practice Nurses

Introduction to Minor Injury & Ailment Management for Practice Nurses

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.

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07/11/201707/11/2017£180.00[Read More]
Introduction to Minor Injury and Ailment Management for School Nurses

Introduction to Minor Injury and Ailment Management for School Nurses

This one day course is intended to be an update in minor injuries and ailments for school nurses. It covers the following:

  • The principles of triage and working alone
  • Assessment of limb injuries
  • Sporting injuries
  • Minor head and facial injuries
  • Common ENT presentations
  • Common ophthalmology presentations
  • Assessment and management of acute wounds and burns
  • Steri-strip and tissue adhesive workshop
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29/08/201729/08/2017£180.00[Read More]
28/11/201728/11/2017£180.00[Read More]
Language therapy in British Sign Language course

Language therapy in British Sign Language course

This course introduces participants to planning and delivering language therapy in British Sign Language.

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14/09/201715/09/2017£400.00[Read More]
Makaton Foundation Workshop

Makaton Foundation Workshop

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.

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Student rate
13/09/201720/09/2017£160.00[Read More]
Non-student rate
13/09/201720/09/2017£200.00[Read More]
Managing Challenging Conversations Assertively

Managing Challenging Conversations Assertively

This course examines what we mean by Assertiveness, allows participants to reflect on factors that inhibit their assertiveness, develop techniques to overcome those inhibitions and apply the principles of assertiveness to challenging conversations. It will also examine Transactional Analysis and conflict handling styles.

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16/10/201716/10/2017£180.00[Read More]
Mental Health Awareness (full day)

Mental Health Awareness (full day)

This one day course will cover the following areas:

  • Exploring: mental health, mental illness and mental disorder
  • Attitudes, prejudices and fears
  • Risks and dangers
  • Resources for helping those with mental illness/disorders
  • Recognising mental distress – verbal and non-verbal cues
  • Communicating effectively with those in distress
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07/02/201807/02/2018£180.00[Read More]
Practical OSCE Preparation Course for Pre-Registration Optometrists

Practical OSCE Preparation Course for Pre-Registration Optometrists

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.

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01/09/201701/09/2017£280.00[Read More]
Selective Mutism

Selective Mutism

This course is Level 1, Core Foundation training for professionals working with children with Selective Mutism in nurseries or schools.

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24/11/201724/11/2017£100.00[Read More]
Tissue Viability & Wound Care for HCSW's

Tissue Viability & Wound Care for HCSW's

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.

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12/09/201712/09/2017£90.00[Read More]
05/12/201705/12/2017£90.00[Read More]
Understanding Common Respiratory Diseases

Understanding Common Respiratory Diseases

This two day course will improve your knowledge of common respiratory disorders and some understanding of spirometry. It will cover:

  • Normal Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pathophysiology of common respiratory disorders
  • Spirometry
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06/04/201813/04/2018£360.00[Read More]
21/11/201728/11/2017£360.00[Read More]
Women's Health

Women's Health

This study day will cover issues such as PCOS, HPV, FGM, Menopause, STI's and Contraception for nurses.

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21/02/201821/02/2018£180.00[Read More]