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Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, we are not currently able to offer ANY face to face training.
Please try our Webinars instead and follow our Facebook page for all the latest updates

Webinar Courses

Currently available Webinars -

If the course you are looking for is not listed below please contact us.

Immunisation and Vaccination Update Webinar

Immunisations

£65

Immunisation and Vaccination Update Webinar

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.

Meets the HPA recommendations for immunisers annual update.

  • Registered healthcare professionals who administer and/or advise on adult AND childhood vaccine
As we are not currently able to deliver face to face training, we have designed the updates to be delivered in a series of short webinars, each being 1.5 hours.

Webinar 1 will cover the medicines management type content required in the annual update – consent, PGDs/PSDs, cold chain, safe and appropriate administration of vaccines, etc.

Webinar 2 will cover the adult vaccines – flu (*), pneumococcal, shingles, pertussis for pregnant women and tetanus.

Webinar 3 will cover childhood vaccines
*We are aware that some HCAs and NPs give nasal flu vaccine but no other childhood vaccines so we will cover BOTH adult and childhood flu vaccines in webinar 2.

Immunisers will need to attend all 3 webinars.

Webinar 1

  • Consent
  • Appropriate use of PGDs and PSDs
  • Maintaining the cold chain
  • Safe and appropriate administration of vaccines
  • Managing vaccination safely and effectively during COVID-19
  • Q & A session

Webinar 2

  • Review of both the routine and “at risk” adult vaccination programmes, recommended cohorts and vaccine uptake, including:
    • Annual influenza vaccination 2020/21
    • Shingles vaccination
    • Pneumococcal vaccination
    • Pertussis for pregnant women
  • Tetanus vaccination – recommended schedules and guidelines for managing tetanus-prone injuries
  • Q & A session

Webinar 3

  • Review of the current childhood immunisation schedule and any changes to schedules
  • Managing off-schedule childhood immunisations or those with unknown immunisation status
  • Issues in childhood vaccination due to COVID-19 restrictions
  • Dealing with parental concerns
  • Q & A session
All delegates will be emailed a PCCPD certificate and copy of the presentation on completion of all three webinars.

Flu, Pneumococcal and Shingles Immunisation Update Webinar

Flu and Shingles

£60

Flu, Pneumococcal and Shingles Immunisation Update

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 PHE recommendations for immunisers annual update.

  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • District Nurses
  • Health Visitors
  • School Nurses
  • GPs
  • HCAs
As we are not currently able to deliver face to face training, we have designed the updates to be delivered in a series of short webinars, each being 1.5 hours.

Webinar 1 will cover the medicines management type content required in the annual update – consent, PGDs/PSDs, cold chain, safe and appropriate administration of vaccines, etc.

Webinar 2 will cover the adult vaccines – flu (*), pneumococcal, shingles, pertussis for pregnant women and tetanus

*We are aware that some HCAs and NPs give nasal flu vaccine but no other childhood vaccines so we will cover BOTH adult and childhood flu vaccines in webinar 2.

Immunisers will need to attend both webinars.

Webinar 1

  • Consent
  • Appropriate use of PGDs and PSDs
  • Maintaining the cold chain
  • Safe and appropriate administration of vaccines
  • Managing vaccination safely and effectively during COVID-19
  • Q & A session

Webinar 2

  • Review of both the routine and “at risk” adult vaccination programmes, recommended cohorts and vaccine uptake, including:
    • Annual influenza vaccination 2020/21
    • Shingles vaccination
    • Pneumococcal vaccination
    • Pertussis for pregnant women
  • Tetanus vaccination – recommended schedules and guidelines for managing tetanus-prone injuries
  • Q & A session
All delegates will be emailed a PCCPD certificate and copy of the presentation on completion of both webinars.

Combined Hormonal Contraception Update Webinar

Contraception

£60

Combined Hormonal Contraception Update Webinar

A training session designed for registered healthcare professionals who routinely carry out contraceptive consultations and wish to update their knowledge and skills to ensure they continue to carry out thorough and effective consultations remotely.

  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • GPs
  • Use of UKMEC
  • Use of Guidance
  • Recap risks and benefits
  • Which pill/patch/ring to choose
  • Regime changes
  • Missed pills
  • Follow-up during Covid restrictions

This programme is based on the Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare UKMEC 2016 Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (updated 2019).

All delegates will be emailed a certificate of attendance and copy of the presentation.

HRT Update Webinar

HRT

£30

HRT Update Webinar

A training session designed for registered healthcare professionals who routinely carry out HRT consultations and wish to update their knowledge and skills to ensure they continue to carry out thorough and effective consultations remotely.

  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • GPs
  • What is menopause - diagnosis
  • Symptoms
  • The Consultation
  • Individualised options – HRT, prescribable non-HRT, OTC
  • Risks vs benefits
  • Helpful tools
  • Follow-up
All delegates will be emailed a certificate of attendance and copy of the presentation.

Ear Irrigation Update Webinar

Ear Irrigation

£30

Ear Irrigation Update Webinar

A review of the theory and practice of ear irrigation using the Propulse irrigator for those currently undertaking ear irrigation in their workplace.

  • Practice Nurses
  • District Nurses
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Examination of the ear and use of the otoscope
  • The normal tympanic membrane and common ear problems
  • Reasons for carrying out ear irrigation
  • Contraindications to ear irrigation
  • Potential problems and how to address them
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Equipment used locally
  • Assessment of and communication with patients
  • Obtaining informed consent
  • Health and safety
  • Infection control, safe disposal and cleaning of equipment
  • Appropriate documentation
  • Patient advice
All delegates will be emailed a certificate of attendance and copy of the presentation.

Phlebotomy (Venepuncture) Update Webinar

BloodCell

£30

Phlebotomy (Venepuncture) Update Webinar

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

  • Practice Nurses
  • District Nurses
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Phlebotomist
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Reasons for carrying out phlebotomy
  • Different methods of phlebotomy
  • Identification of veins suitable for phlebotomy
  • Contraindications and unsuitable veins
  • Potential problems and how to address them
  • Relevant policies and procedures
  • Equipment used locally
  • Assessment of and communication with patients
  • Obtaining informed consent
  • Health and safety
  • Infection control, safe disposal and cleaning of equipment
  • Taking blood from the metacarpal veins
  • Appropriate documentation of procedure
All delegates will be emailed a certificate of attendance and copy of the presentation.

Chaperone Training Webinar

Chaperone Training

£50

Chaperone Training Webinar

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.

  • Practice Managers
  • HCAs
  • Receptionists
  • Administration Staff
  • Examining what is meant by the term chaperone
  • Understanding the need for a chaperone
  • Demonstration of and exploring what an "intimate examination" is
  • Awareness of the rights of the patient
  • Understanding the role and responsibility of a chaperone
  • Identifying the mechanism for raising concern
  • Policies and procedures
  • Documentation
All delegates will be emailed a certificate of attendance will receive a chaperone training workbook with competency assessment framework.

Spirometry Interpretation Update Webinar

Chaperone Training

£30

Spirometry Interpretation Update Webinar

A review of spirometry using clinical case studies to ensure they are underpinned by related policies, guidelines and current evidence-based diagnostic/treatment pathways.

This webinar is aimed at those practitioners who wish to consolidate their knowledge and skills in both clinical and numerical spirometry interpretation.

Practitioners who perform spirometry may also wish to attend the practical spirometry update webinar which covers all other aspects of spirometry.

  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • GPs
  • Update knowledge and awareness of the role of spirometry in primary care
  • Update knowledge and awareness of the importance of spirometer quality assurance and how to check traces meet quality assurance requirements
  • Review interpretation and clinical implications of spirometry results, including differential diagnosis
  • Review strategies to incorporate spirometry testing systematically into routine clinical practice
  • Reinforce confidence in interpreting spirometric traces
  • Discussion and sharing of good practice
All delegates will be emailed a PCCPD certificate and copy of the presentation on completion of the webinar.

Practical Spirometry Update Webinar

Chaperone Training

£30

Practical Spirometry Update Webinar

This webinar provides a review of spirometry for HCAs and HCPs who have undertaken formal spirometry training previously and wish to update their knowledge and skills in the application and measurement of spirometry in general practice.

A review of spirometry including quality assurance, related policies and current guidelines.

Practice nurses who also interpret spirometry may wish to attend the spirometry interpretation update as interpretation is not included in this session.

  • HCAs
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Update knowledge and awareness of the role of spirometry in primary care
  • Update knowledge and awareness of the importance of spirometer quality assurance and its implementation
  • Reinforce confidence in performing, understanding and implementing spirometry
  • Discussion and sharing of good practice
  • Managing spirometry safely and effectively during COVID-19
All delegates will be emailed a PCCPD certificate and copy of the presentation on completion of the webinar.

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