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September 2019

Level 3 Safeguarding Children in Primary Care Conference

September 17 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

In partnership with Beds & Herts LMC, East & North Herts CCG and Herts Valleys CCG, this important event is compliant with Level 3 Safeguarding Children training and is aimed at GPs, Nurses and Safeguarding Leads working in Hertfordshire. Multi-agencies will share their local knowledge on topical themes in Hertfordshire, focusing on the pathways specific to health professionals working in primary care. This event is FREE to attend but you will be charged if you are unable to attend without…

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Immunisation Update for Nurses

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
£105

An interactive study session reviewing the theory and practice of routine childhood and adult immunisation and vaccination. All immunisers are expected to attend annual updates which comply with the HPA Minimum Standards for Immunisation training (2005). The following course content meets these requirements. The course is suitable as an annual update for those who are regularly immunising or advising on immunisation and assumes you have already received basic/introductory training. This update does not train you to administer vaccinations. Booking Form

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Flu, Pneumococcal and Shingles Update

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£85

A review of the theory and practice of flu, pneumococcal and shingles immunisation for those currently giving just flu and/or pneumococcal and/or shingles immunisations in their workplace. Meets the HPA recommendations for immunisers annual update. PLEASE NOTE: This is just an update for experienced immunisers - you cannot administer vaccinations without completing the introductory course. Nurses are welcome but may prefer the Immunisation Update course in the morning which is specific for nurses and includes all vaccinations. Booking Form

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October 2019

Supervisory Skills for new team leaders/managers

£145

This one-day workshop, especially designed for supervisors and team leaders (admin and clinical), will provide a clear understanding of the role and responsibility of the supervisor in General Practice. The course includes many practical examples of managing people in small teams, focusing on how to motivate staff, how to provide feedback and how to handle difficult situations. The workshop will help delegates improve their personal effectiveness and organisational skills, as well as ensuring the efficiency of a well-motivated and happy…

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Pill Check and Contraceptive Advice Training for Nurses

£145

A training session designed to equip practice nurses with the necessary knowledge and skills to carry out a thorough and effective pill check and general contraceptive consultation. Provides an overview of all methods of contraception. Booking Form

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Effective Staff Appraisals

£145

It is essential that those carrying out appraisals are trained and competent. An appraisal should be motivating, encouraging and rewarding, and at times will need to be challenging. All this requires self-awareness and objectivity on the part of the appraiser, as well as excellent communication and listening skills. This one-day workshop has been designed to ensure that appraisers have all the necessary skills to carry out individual appraisals and to develop an effective staff appraisal system. Booking Form

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Introduction to Phlebotomy

£105

This course is aimed at those new to phlebotomy (venepuncture) - an introduction the theory and practice of taking blood from the arm and dorsum of the hand. All delegates will receive a PCCPD certificate of attendance and a workbook to take back to their workplace. Booking Form

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Phlebotomy Update

£85

This course is aimed at those who are currently taking venous blood samples and wish to update their phlebotomy (venepuncture) skills and demonstrate their continuing competence - includes a review of the theory and practice of taking blood from the arm and dorsum of the hand. Booking Form

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Travel Health Update for Nurses

£105

This interactive study session, designed for those already undertaking travel health consultations, reviews the theory and practice of travel health risk assessment, travel health advice and vaccination. PLEASE NOTE: This is an update course for experienced immunisers and does NOT provide you with training to administer immunisations if you are new to it - you would need to attend an introductory course. Booking Form

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Ear Irrigation (Syringing) Update

October 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
£85

A review of the theory and practice of ear irrigation (ear syringing) using the Propulse irrigator for those currently undertaking ear irrigation in their workplace. This update is aimed at those practitioners who have previously attended an introductory course and wish to update their knowledge and skills and demonstrate their continuing competence. Booking Form

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