Training & EducationBelow is a list of our training courses.  You can view as ‘List’ or ‘Month’.  Select the course title for more information and if you wish to book, please complete the booking form.

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Beds & Herts LMC Office

March 2020

Herts Liaison Meeting

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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April 2020

Basic Life Support, Anaphylaxis & Defib (AED) Training

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This BLS training will be informal but highly professional, interactive as well as fun! NHS guidelines are that BLS and Anaphylaxis Management training should be annual for all clinical staff and every 3 years for non-clinical staff. Training will be delivered by individuals with direct experience of carrying out resuscitation on adults, children and infants; and with personal experience of anaphylaxis, ensuring all training is conducted with authority and a high degree of professionalism. Training will cover adult, child and…

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Pill Check & Contraceptive Advice

April 22 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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 Forms

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May 2020

HCA new Immunisers Foundation Training (must attend both days 9-5)

May 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until May 15, 2020

This course is a foundation for HCAs new to immunising. Updates for experienced immunisers are also available - please see our full programme of events. The course is bespoke immunisation training for Health Care Assistants (HCAs) is based on the “National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training of Healthcare Support Workers” (HPA, 2012) http://immunisationsuk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/HCSW_Training_Standards_September_2015.pdf Booking form

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HCA new Immunisers Foundation Training (must attend both days 9-5)

May 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until May 15, 2020

This course is a foundation for HCAs new to immunising. Updates for experienced immunisers are also available - please see our full programme of events. The course is bespoke immunisation training for Health Care Assistants (HCAs) is based on the “National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training of Healthcare Support Workers” (HPA, 2012) http://immunisationsuk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/HCSW_Training_Standards_September_2015.pdf Booking form

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Supervisory Skills

May 19 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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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Advanced Medical Terminology

May 21 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Aims and Objectives: The one-day Advanced Medical Terminology Course is designed to increase delegates’ knowledge of medical terminology in certain areas in order to develop their own competence and confidence and maximise the effectiveness of patient care. The objectives of the course are to enable delegates to be able to: - Consolidate their knowledge of medical terminology; - State the meaning of medical prefixes and suffixes at an advanced level; - Identify root words and basic anatomy of: Digestive system,…

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June 2020

Effective Staff Appraisals

June 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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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Phlebotomy Update

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

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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Immunisation Update

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

A review of the theory and practice of immunisation for those currently immunising or advising on immunisation in their workplace. Includes both childhood and adult immunisations. This is and update and is therefore ONLY suitable for those who have completed their introductory immunisation training. Meets the PHE recommendations for immunisers annual update. The course is Aimed at: - - General Practitioners - Nurse Practitioners - Practice Nurses - District Nurses - School Nurses - Health Visitors Booking Form

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Flu Update

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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. PLEASE NOTE: This is an update and is therefore ONLY suitable for those who have completed their introductory immunisation training. Meets the PHE recommendations for immunisers annual update. The course is aimed at : - - HCAs - APs Booking Form

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July 2020

Travel Health Update

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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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QOF Training

July 16 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Aims and Objectives The half day QOF course will enable delegates to have a better understanding of QOF in order to aid practice achievement of QOF targets. The course will enable delegates to: • gain an understanding of how the Quality and Outcomes Framework fits into the workings of General Practice • understand the current QOF clinical indicators and targets • gain an understanding of the disease processes of the long-term conditions that form the QOF clinical indicators • demonstrate…

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September 2020

Immunisation Update

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

A review of the theory and practice of immunisation for those currently immunising or advising on immunisation in their workplace. Includes both childhood and adult immunisations. This is and update and is therefore ONLY suitable for those who have completed their introductory immunisation training. Meets the PHE recommendations for immunisers annual update. The course is Aimed at: - - General Practitioners - Nurse Practitioners - Practice Nurses - District Nurses - School Nurses - Health Visitors Booking Form

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Flu Update

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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. PLEASE NOTE: This is an update and is therefore ONLY suitable for those who have completed their introductory immunisation training. Meets the PHE recommendations for immunisers annual update. The course is aimed at : - - HCAs - APs Booking Form

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