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Short Courses

Short Courses

Short Courses

B12 Administration and Monitoring 2017

B12 Administration and Monitoring 2017

Description

This short course for Health Care Assistants covers the theoretical aspects of B12 administration and can be used alongside work-based learning for those new to the practice of B12 administration. 

This course is aimed at nurses new to general practice or primary care nursing: nurses wanting to move into a general practice or primary care nursing role: experienced nurses looking to enhance general practice or primary care nursing skills; Health Care Assistants working in general practice or primary care looking to enhance and/or update skills

It can be used as evidence of up-to-date practice.

11th May, 9:30-12:30, Lancaster

18th May, 9:30-12:30, Workington

13th December, 1:30-4:30, Lancaster

Please see link here for further information or contact Bev Graham, email: bev.graham@cumbria.ac.uk, tel: 01228 616229.

 

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Contraception 2017

Contraception 2017

Description

These short courses are an update for Primary Care or Community Nurses if already working within contraception, or may be a taster to confirm your interest before completing a qualification

Contraception

2nd June 9:30-12:30, Lancaster

8th November 1:30-4:30, Lancaster

If you are a Primary Care or Community Nurse working in the field of contraception, this short course will address your learning needs in the care of contraception.

On completion of the short course, a certificate of attendance with reflection is provided.

Please see link here for further information or contact Bev Graham email:Bev.Graham@cumbria.ac.uk tel.01228616229

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Diabetes Health Promotion (for Health Care Assistants) 2017

Diabetes Health Promotion (for Health Care Assistants) 2017

Description

These short courses provide a review of diabetes, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment, using evidence-based practice.

Diabetes Health Promotion (for Health Care Assistants)

14th June 9:30-4:30, Lancaster 

8th November 9.30-4.30, Lancaster

 

Please see link here for further information or contact Bev Graham email:Bev.Graham@cumbria.ac.uk tel.01228616229

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Ear Care and Irrigation 2017

Ear Care and Irrigation 2017

Description

The short course provides Practice Nurses, Community Nurses and Health Care Assistants with the theoretical aspects of ear care and ear irrigation, and can be used alongside work-based learning for those new to the practice of ear care. It can be used as an update when revalidation is due.

8th August 1:30-4:30, Lancaster

7th September 1:30-4:30, Lancaster

20th September 9:30-12:30, Carlisle

Please see link here for further information or contact Bev Graham email:Bev.Graham@cumbria.ac.uk tel.01228616229

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Mental Health and Dementia 2017

Mental Health and Dementia 2017

Description

This one-day short course for Primary Care Nurses, Community Nurses or Health Care Assistants provides an insight into patients living with mental health conditions and dementia, assisting you to understand appropriate management and referral.

 

If you are a Primary Care Nurse, Community Nurse or HCA this short course will address your learning needs in the care of patients with mental health problems or suffering with dementia.

On completion of the short course, a certificate of attendance with reflection is provided.

 

30th June 10:00-16:00, Lancaster

12th July 9:30-16:30, Lancaster 

Please see link here for further information or contact Bev Graham, email: bev.graham@cumbria.ac.uk, tel: 01228 616229.

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Psychometric Assessment Service Short Courses

Psychometric Assessment Service Short Courses

Description

Psychometric Assessment Service (PAS) courses.

For professionals, current students and previous students.

Prior to booking your place, please contact julie.taylor3@cumbria.ac.uk to review the options for this course.  You can train to be a qualified test user in either ABILITY testing (4 days) or PERSONALITY testing (4 days).  However, if you want to do both Ability and Personality testing, this is possible through an intensive 5 day course.

Please confirm the dates you wish to book on from those available and stated on our webpage:

Options are:

Option 1. Professional GBP 1185 (core modules plus either Ability or Personality)

Option 2. Professional GBP 1480 (core modules plus both options Ability and Personality)

Option 3. Staff of UOC or Students GBP 495 (core modules plus either Ability or Personality)

Option 4. Staff of UOC or Students GBP 620 (core modules plus options Ability and Personality)

 *Please note that there is an additional fee payable to BPS for certification following completion of the course.

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Sexual Health 2017

Sexual Health 2017

Description

This short course is an update if already working within sexual health, or may be a taster to confirm your interest before completing a qualification.

2nd June 1:30-4:30, Lancaster

8th November 9:30-12:30, Lancaster

If you are a Primary Care or Community Nurse working in the field of sexual health, this short course will address your learning needs in the care of sexual health.

On completion of the short course, a certificate of attendance with reflection is provided.

Please see link here for further information or contact Bev Graham email:Bev.Graham@cumbria.ac.uk tel.01228616229

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Vaccination and Immunisation

Vaccination and Immunisation

Description

HCA Immunisation New Starter and Refresher 2017

These short courses provide Health Care Assistants with the ability to take part in the flu, pneumonia and shingles programmes using the Immunisation National Standards.

If you are a Health Care Assistant who is new to immunisations then attend the New Starter 2 day short course, if you are already providing immunisations then attend a half day refresher session.

 

HCA Immunisation New Starter

16th & 17th August 9:30-4:30, Lancaster

HCA Immunisation Refresher

2nd August 1:30-4:30, Lancaster

13th September 1:30-4:30, Lancaster

 

Vaccination and Immunisation New Starter
(can take one or both days)

This two day short course for Primary Care Nurses equips qualified nurses with the theory needed to provide adult and childhood vaccinations and immunisations using the national guidelines.

Day 1 Adult Vaccinations

Day 2 Children Vaccinations

If you would like an update in children's vaccinations then day 2 is an option.

18th & 19th July 9:30-4:30, Lancaster

10th & 11th October 9:30-4:30, Lancaster

 

Vaccination and Immunisation Refresher

This short course provides qualified health care professionals with a refresher on immunisations including flu, pneumonia and shingles.

14th September 1:30-4:30, Lancaster

Please see link here for further information or contact Bev Graham email:Bev.Graham@cumbria.ac.uk tel.01228616229

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Wound Care 2017

Wound Care 2017

Description

This wound care short course starts at the initial assessment, and considers healing and dressing choice, including those for special wounds, using evidence based practice and the prescribing formulary.

If you are a Primary Care or Community Nurse this short course will address your learning needs in the care of wound care, if you are new to the area or wish an update.

8th May 1:30-4:30, Lancaster (for Registered Nurses)

6th July 1:30-4:30, Lancaster (for Health Care Assistants)

 

Please see link here for further information or contact Bev Graham email:Bev.Graham@cumbria.ac.uk tel.01228616229

 

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Prevent and Youth Work Workshop, 20th June 2017

£90.00

Description

The Child & Family and Youth & Community Teams offer a range of practical professional development workshops.

For more information, please contact Kaz Stuart on 07950 039206.
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LGBT Work, 18th July 2017

£90.00

Description

The Child & Family and Youth & Community Teams offer a range of practical professional development workshops.

For more information, please contact Kaz Stuart on 07950 039206.
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Advanced Supervision Skills Workshop, 15th August 2017

£90.00

Description

The Child & Family and Youth & Community Teams offer a range of practical professional development workshops.

For more information, please contact Kaz Stuart on 07950 039206.
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SAPERE P4C Level One Foundation Course 15th Sept 2017

SAPERE P4C Level One Foundation Course 15th Sept 2017

£295.00

Description

SAPERE P4C Level One Foundation Course 15th and 16th Sept 2017 for teachers and teaching assistants.

http://www.sapere.org.uk/

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Iflas

Sustainable Exchange. Non credit bearing option 2017

£600.00

Description

This option allows alumni of the IFLAS MOOC who do not seek any certification or accreditation towards our post-graduate degrees to continue their learning face-to-face with our tutors, alongside the students of the Sustainable Exchange Certificate of Achievement.
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IFLAS Skills for Leading Teams, non-credit bearing, 28th-30th June 2017

£600.00

Description

Skills for Leading Teams (Facilitation and Dialogue)

A three day course in skills development for facilitators and leadership in teams.

This course is aimed at post graduate level students/professionals.
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Travel Health

Travel Health 13th July 2017

£75.00

Description

This one-day short course provides an introduction into travel health and vaccinations for patients travelling abroad.

13th July 2017 9:30-4:30, Lancaster

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Law Disputes

Dealing with Workplace Disputes: A guide to practical lawyering skills, 22nd and 23rd June 2017

£410.00

Description

This two day short course is aimed at staff and students and professionals in the workplace (theory and practical).

Dealing with Workplace Disputes: A guide to practical lawyering skills.

22nd and 23rd June 2017.

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Cardiovascluar

Cardiovascular 4th May 2017

£45.00

Description

This short course for Primary Care or Community Nurses provides a review of cardiovascular disease, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment using evidence-based practice.

4th May 2017 1:30-4:30, Lancaster

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BCT Workshop 2017 - Whose Knowledge? What Evidence? Which Data?

FREE OF CHARGE

Description

Workshop for Better Care Together Evaluation
Tuesday 23rd May 2017

http://www.cumbria.ac.uk/research/enterprise/hasce/

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Diabetes

Diabetes (for Primary Care or Community Nurses) 8th June 2017

£45.00

Description

Diabetes (for Primary Care or Community Nurses)
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Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease 8th June 2017

£45.00

Description

This short course for Primary Care or Community Nurses provides a review of CKD, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment, using evidence-based practice.

8th June 2017 1:30-4:30, Lancaster

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Drivers

Drivers, national guidelines and policies that affect primary care 6th December 2017

£45.00

Description

This short course for Primary Care Nurses provides an insight into what drives the NHS, influences of primary care, and helps you consider what the future holds for you as a primary care nurse.

Also suitable for health care assistants
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Hypertension

Hypertension 4th May 2017

£45.00

Description

This short course provides Primary Care or Community Nurses with a review of hypertension, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment, using evidence-based practice.

4th May 2017 9:30-12:30, Lancaster

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IFLAS Skills for Leading Teams, 50% discounted non-credit bearing, 28th-30th June 2017

£300.00

Description

Skills for Leading Teams (Facilitiation and Dialogue)

A three day course in skills development for facilitators and leadership in teams - 50% discount option.

This course is aimed at post graduate level students/professionals.

UoC undergraduate and postgraduate students who have recently completed a full degree (Bachelor / Masters) with us may be eligible for a 50% fee reduction. The discount is applicable only to this non-accredited version of this course. Please contact us before booking to check your eligibility.
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Mentorship

Mentorship with cytology update 18th October 2017

£45.00

Description

This short course provides the update required by the NMC for all mentors. As well as being a generic update it also covers cytology mentorship update.

If you are a Primary Care or Community Nurse this short course will address your learning needs in mentorship required by the NMC for generic and cytology updates.
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Revalidation

Revalidation 26th April 2017

FREE OF CHARGE

Description

This interactive short course will help you explore and understand what is required when it is time for you to complete your revalidation with the NMC.

Are you a nurse who has yet to revalidate? Then this short course will assist you on your journey to completion.

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SAPERE P4C Level One Foundation Course 12th May 2017

SAPERE P4C Level One Foundation Course 12th May 2017

£295.00

Description

SAPERE P4C Level One Foundation Course 12th and 13th May 2017 for teachers and teaching assistants.

http://www.sapere.org.uk/

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