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January 2018

SNOMED CT

January 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
£95

SNOMED CT stands for “Systematised Nomencalture Of Medicine Clinical Terms” and is a common clinical language and will replace Read codes within the NHS. This workshop will give delegates a clear understanding of both the transformational and transactional elements of this change. Providing a strategic overview of “why” and an operational understanding of “how” to meet the deadline for all GP practices to have transitioned, both Read v2 and CTV3, to SNOMED CT before 1st April 2018. Delegates will develop…

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Introduction to Ear Irrigation

January 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

The following course is aimed at those new to ear irrigation (syringing), teaching the theory and practice. Using the Propulse irrigator, it is based on the guidance and protocols set by the Rotherham Earcare Centre recognised for their excellence in evidence-based practice. Online Booking Form

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Effective Staff Appraisals

January 30 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£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. Online Booking Form

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February 2018

Summarising Medical Notes

February 8 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
£105

The aim of this half day interactive workshop is to provide information regarding all aspects of the process of summarising medical notes. The workshop will aim to bring clarity and consistency to the summarising process whilst providing those staff responsible for summarising with key information regarding the production of valid and accurate summaries. The relevance of electronic medical records will be explored in relation to current developments within the NHS. The impact of particular clinical data will be covered with…

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Immunisation Update for Nurses

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
£85

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. Online Booking Form

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Medical Orientation

February 21 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
£150

This course is aimed at new and experienced members of staff working within an administrative/clerical role and new to a healthcare environment. Thus, it is suitable for all non-clinical staff including clerical / reception staff, health care assistants, practice managers, medical secretaries, IT staff. Online Booking Form

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SNOMED CT

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
£95

SNOMED CT stands for “Systematised Nomencalture Of Medicine Clinical Terms” and is a common clinical language and will replace Read codes within the NHS. This workshop will give delegates a clear understanding of both the transformational and transactional elements of this change. Providing a strategic overview of “why” and an operational understanding of “how” to meet the deadline for all GP practices to have transitioned, both Read v2 and CTV3, to SNOMED CT before 1st April 2018. Delegates will develop…

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March 2018

Introduction to Medical Terminology

March 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£135

This course gives administration, clerical and clinical support staff an introduction to the understanding of general medical terminology. It provides an excellent professional development opportunity for staff working in a clinical environment such as HCAs, physiotherapy assistants, pharmacy assistants, clinical coding etc. Participants will improve their communication skills, confidence and service delivery. Online Booking Form

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Travel Health Update for Nurses

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£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. Online Booking Form

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Ear Irrigation Update

March 13 @ 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. Online Booking Form

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Effective Chaperoning

March 13 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
£85

This course is aimed at non-clinical staff, including receptionists, medical secretaries, practice managers, working within the healthcare environment who may be called upon to act as a formal chaperone, encouraging them to explore their roles and responsibilities when asked to chaperone patients. Online Booking Form

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Emotional Intelligence & Personal Resilience

March 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
£165

By the end of the workshop, delegates will have an understanding of the 5 key elements of Emotional Intelligence as well as the key principles of Personal Resilience. It will promote a practical understanding of how, if adopted in the workplace, these approaches could make a real positive difference. Each delegate will leave the session having drafted a personal action plan. Online Booking Form

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April 2018

Supervisory Skills

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£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 Training

April 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
£85

A training session designed to equip practice nurses with the necessary knowledge and skills to carry out a thorough and effective pill check consultation. Online Booking Form

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Contraceptive Advice

April 25 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
£85

This workshop provides a good overview of the various methods of contraception available and the patient groups they may be suitable for. Please note that this session does not include information about the oral contraceptive pill – this is covered in depth in the session 'Pill Check Training'. Online Booking Form

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May 2018

Employment Law Update

May 3 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

This one-day training workshop will focus on an update on current employment law and will primarily be targeted at practice and business managers, but will also be suitable for GP partners. Online Booking Form

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Introduction to Ear Irrigation

May 10 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£145

The following course is aimed at those new to ear irrigation (syringing), teaching the theory and practice. Using the Propulse irrigator, it is based on the guidance and protocols set by the Rotherham Earcare Centre recognised for their excellence in evidence-based practice. Online Booking Form

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Introduction to COPD

May 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
£145

This session aims to provide theoretical knowledge and practical experience to enable Healthcare Assistants in General Practice to assist in COPD Clinics in a safe, confident manner according to current standards and guidelines. It is also suitable for practice nurses who are new to respiratory care and wish to develop a basic understanding of COPD including related policies and guidelines and current evidence based diagnostic and treatment pathways. Online Booking Form

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Introduction to Phlebotomy

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
£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. Online Booking Form

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Phlebotomy Update

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
£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. Online Booking Form

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June 2018

Understanding Investigations

June 7 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
£145

The Understanding Investigations Course will enable delegates to increase their knowledge of clinical investigations so enabling them to empathise with patients and increase the effectiveness of patient care. This course is equally suited to both new and experienced staff who have responsibility to administer investigations and results. It is also highly appropriate for staff who encounter pathology terms and abbreviations in the course of their work, and who would like to have a clearer understanding of them. Online Booking Form

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Immunisation Update for Nurses

June 19 @ 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. Online Booking Form

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Flu Update

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£85

A review of the theory and practice of flu and pneumonia immunisation for those currently giving just flu and/or pneumonia immunisations in their workplace. This training meets the HPA recommendations for immunisers annual update and assumes you have received basic training previously. You cannot administer vaccinations without completing the introductory course. Nurses may prefer to do the Immunisation Update course in the morning which is specific for nurses and includes all vaccinations. Online Booking Form

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Introduction to Medical Terminology

June 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
£135

This course gives administration, clerical and clinical support staff an introduction to the understanding of general medical terminology. It provides an excellent professional development opportunity for staff working in a clinical environment such as HCAs, physiotherapy assistants, pharmacy assistants, clinical coding etc. Participants will improve their communication skills, confidence and service delivery. Online Booking Form

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