ACS courses

ACS: Acute Care Training in Simulation

 

Please note, you must have attended REACT and SIREN prior to booking on this course

This course is conducted in the medical simulation centre and will enable staff to practice their acute care skills in a simulated ward environment. Participants will receive feedback from observers, other team members and video cameras, to assist improvement of knowledge and skills alongside an exploration of human factors such as communication, leadership and situational awareness. Commonly occurring deterioration scenarios are addressed.

Please log into Moodle https://education.bartshealth.nhs.uk/moodlelive for all Acute Care Skills course pre-reading, modules & e-learning and resources

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ACS: Advanced Tracheostomy Course

A one day advanced course for staff on designated adult ward areas that care for patients with tracheostomies on a regular basis. Candidates will build upon knowledge learnt on the foundation tracheostomy course, learning skills and knowledge around pharmacological management, impact of tracheostomy on speech and swallowing, tracheostomy weaning, community management and practical skills of changing a tracheostomy.

PLEASE NOTE: 'All candidates must complete the Barts Foundation Tracheostomy course prior to booking onto this course'

There is pre-reading required - MUST BE DONE BEFORE ATTENDING THE COURSE

Please log into Moodle https://education.bartshealth.nhs.uk/moodlelive for all Acute Care Skills course pre-reading, modules & e-learning and resources

 

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ACS: Foundation Tracheostomy Course

PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS ONLY FOR THOSE STAFF THAT CARE FOR TRACHEOSTOMY PATIENTS 

Staff who are caring for adult patients with a tracheostomy, with up-to-date practical skills and knowledge to ensure patient safety and best practice. Skills stations cover care of the tracheostomy, resuscitation, emergency tube change and suctioning. 

List of the ward areas that care for Tracheostomy patients:

Royal London Hospital - 12D, 12E, 12F, 13E, 13F, 3E, RHDU, ACCU, A&E & Recovery

Newham Hospital - ITU, Stratford Ward, Heather Ward, East Ham

Whipps Cross Hospital - ITU, Peace Ward, AAU, Primrose, Recovery, Rowan, Margaret, A&E, Poplar, Faraday, Nightingale, Elizabeth, Brecken & Curie 

St Barts Hospital - 3A & ACCU

There is pre-reading required - MUST BE DONE BEFORE ATTENDING THE COURSE

Please log into Moodle https://education.bartshealth.nhs.uk/moodlelive for all Acute Care Skills course pre-reading, modules & e-learning and resources

 

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ACS: React

React is a three day course which focuses on assessment, clinical skills, decision-making and treatment planning to prevent or manage deterioration and improve patient outcome through early intervention.
Pathophysiology of common disease processes that underlie patient deterioration are reviewed. Skills for assessment, monitoring and management are examined.

 

There is pre-reading required - MUST BE DONE BEFORE ATTENDING THE COURSE

Please log into Moodle https://education.bartshealth.nhs.uk/moodlelive for all Acute Care Skills course pre-reading, modules & e-learning and resources

 

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ACS: Siren

The SIREN course teaches nursing staff how to anticipate, recognise and prevent critical illness at an early stage. A structured approach to assessment is undertaken to permit appropriate action in treating the acutely unwell. Communication training using the SBAR tool is covered. There is an assessable OSCE which reviews recognition, assessment and communication.

 

There is pre-reading required - MUST BE DONE BEFORE ATTENDING THE COURSE

Please log into Moodle https://education.bartshealth.nhs.uk/moodlelive for all Acute Care Skills course pre-reading, modules & e-learning and resources

 

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Adult General Pain, PCA and Epidural (SBH/RLH only)Study Day

All staff are expected to attend the morning, only those who work in areas which take epidurals are expected to stay for the afternoon

Theoretical and practical aspects of general pain management, pain assessment, multimodal analgesia and Epidural delivery.

Epidural Study Guide -   assets/Barts-Health-Epidural-face-to-face-study-guide-2020-no-troubleshoting-converted.pdf   You will not be permitted to attend if the Study Guide has not been completed, the completion of the study guide is compulsory!

Adult Epidural Infusion Troubleshooting guide -  assets/Adult-Epidural-Infusion-Troubleshooting-guide-converted.pdf

Competency Document - to be completed after training on Epidurals - assets/Competency-Assessment-of-Safe-Practice-Epidural-Infusion-2020.docx

Attendance to the face-to-face teaching is preferable and gold standard. However, during the pandemic phase this may not be available. In this eventuality, please book yourself onto the ‘e-assessment adult epidural infusion module’ accessed via Wired.

All new staff should attend face to face training when available, and those who have not done training for more than 3 years

 

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Assessor Workshops

Registered Practitioners assessing Bands 2-4 to complete the Care Certificate

These workshops will give assessors the tools they need to assess healthcare support workers who have engaged with the care certificate programme.

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Barts Health Musculoskeletal health in the Workplace Virtual Conference

This is a Webinar and will take place virtually.

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BH Paediatric Venepuncture & Cannulation Training

 

Learn a safe, methodical approach to undertaking peripheral intravenous Cannulation and Venepuncture of children (under age of 16).

Mandatory to read all the information in the more information/pre-course work and resources prior to attend the course. Candidates not completing all the required pre-course work will not be permitted into the session. 

IV Cannulation and Venepuncture

BH Venepuncture & Cannulation (Adults)

 

Professionally registered healthcare practitioners (including preceptees), designated assistant practitioners and health care support workers who will be undertaking peripheral IV Cannulation and Venepuncture/Phlebotomy.

For further information regarding staff who have been trained and practiced in a previous post please consult Clinical Policy for Peripheral Venous Cannulation Insertion and Management.

This one day interactive workshop will teach you about IV cannulation and Venepuncture.

Suitable for staff without previous training on Venepuncture and Cannulation

Staff must complete the e-learning cannulation and venepuncture course before booking/attending the session.

 

Mandatory to read all the information in the more information/pre-course work and resources prior to attend the course. Candidates not completing all the required pre-course work will not be permitted into the session.

 

If no dates are available for this training please contact Irene.martinez@nhs.net

 To organise a bespoke session for a group (minimum of 4 and maximum of 8 candidates) please contact ana.santos12@nhs.net

 

BH Venepuncture & Cannulation Nursing and AHP students

Learn a safe, methodical approach to peripheral intravenous Cannulation and venepuncture

•Recognises role and professional responsibilities related with the safe intravenous Cannulation & venipuncture practice

•Identifies the relevant anatomy and common sites for peripheral intravenous cannulation and venepuncture

•Summarises the risks of intravenous Cannulation & venepuncture and the importance of safe technique (ANTT)

•Demonstrates a safe approach to peripheral intravenous cannulation and venepuncture

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BH Venepuncture & Cannulation Train the Trainer

Provide a safe, methodical and practical approach to supervise and assess peripheral intravenous Cannulation and venepuncture using simulation

Aimed at healthcare practitioners that undertake the role of assessor/supervisor such as PDNs; clinical assessors; mentors; experienced phlebotomists and preceptors. 

Mandatory to read all the information in the more information/pre-course work and resources prior to attend the course. Candidates not completing all the required pre-course work will not be permitted into the session. 

Blood transfusion training

Blood Transfusion

Transfusion training is a core element of statutory and mandatory training for all staff involved in the transfusion process.

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Capital Nurse Module (IV Therapy)

The Capital Nurse Module is e-learning version to enable health care professionals to either upskill or refresh your knowledge and skills in IV Theory.

 The content of the e-learning is aimed at health care professionals from adult or paediatric fields of nursing, midwifery, and other allied health professionals, whose role requires the administration of intravenous medication for patients.

 This programme of e-learning provides the full curriculum and is the preferred route to access the learning required for the passport.

To access the e-learning follow the link e-LfH Hub

To record your learning for IV Therapy, remember to register with e-LfH.

For further information or to access Step 3 IV Practice Learning and Assessment document (IV PLAD) visit IV therapy passport.

For Pump Training, the medical devices team has developed training videos available on the Trust Website:

https://weshare.bartshealth.nhs.uk/medical-device-training

In order to become IV therapy competent you are expected to complete all the e-learning​ modules+IV Practice Learning and Assessment document+Pumps competence documents.

For more information please contact ana.santos12@nhs.net.

 

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Career Development Programme (Bands 2-8 Clinical and Non-Clinical staff)

Career Development Programme.  Each cohort member participates in a series of three workshops on Personal Effectiveness

Purpose of the course:

  • To Boost self-awareness, resourcefulness and life/career progress
  • To create  own path to success
  • To excel in interviews, presentations – and succeed at jobs/opportunities. 

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Career Development programme for Femal & BME Clinical and non Clinical Staff

A series of three practical and motivational personal and career development workshops to help Barts Health staff to:

  • Boost confidence, strengths, raise awareness and aspirations
  • Identify and develop career aspirations, plan and strategies
  • Build job application, interview and presentation skills.

This facilitated empowering programme is designed to raise the confidence, aspirations and attainment among female and Black Minority Ethnic (BME) staff at Barts Health.

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Clinical Update: Moving & Handling

This course aims to set high standards of care during patient moving and handling, improving our patients experience, dignity and safety whilst ensuring that staff comply with legal and professional requirements.

 

NB: Suitable clothing and shoes must be worn for practical sessions (shoes must be flat and cover toes, no flip flops). For Health & Safety reasons delegates will not be permitted into the session without appropriate footwear

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Delivering Quality Care at End of Life

A study day to explore how we support our patients, their families and ourselves when delivering end of life care.

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Dementia and Delirium Training

Three Day Dementia and Delirium Training Course.
Training is being provided to ensure staff have an in depth knowledge of the needs of individuals living with dementia and delirium in hospital. Staff are required to attend all three days of the programme.
Day one will cover - Understanding patients living with dementia and delirium,
as well as Simulation and Communication.
Day two will cover – Legal aspects – DOLs/MCA and Physical Health.
Day three will cover – Implementation of positive change in practise.

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Dementia Leadership

A 4 day specialist training course aimed at Band 6 and above clinical staff which focuses on empowering leaders to implement person centred dementia care. It is provided by external facilitators and includes contributions from people living with dementia and carers. It will incorporate project work to support participants in implementing and managing change in their area.

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Educator Development Programme

The Overall Aim of the Programme

The art and value of effective facilitation

Understanding processes including needs assessment, establishing aims and objectives and evaluation

Planning and preparing workshops

Meeting the needs of participants through a range of participatory facilitation techniques

Dealing with challenges and challenging behaviour

The use of facilitation skills

Enable participants to start debriefing with an understanding of some human factors theory and debriefing frameworks.

Assisting teaching using simulation based techniques.

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Essential Contraception for Midwives

This important course has been designed at a basic level of teaching to help reach Midwives from a range of backgrounds. Essential Contraception for Midwives is an interactive course for midwives produced by the FSRH using current standards and practice and has been quality-assured.  The approaches taken are evidence based where possible with the aim of improving clinical practice. Essential Contraception for Midwives is a basic level course, tailored to the needs of midwives working in a variety of settings.  It is not a competency-based course and it is not assessed.

 

Please find time to look at https://www.fpa.org.uk/resources/leaflet-and-booklet-downloads,  before attending the course to see some leaflets on contraception. Please download and bring  a copy of Your Guide to Contraception and Your Guide to Contraceptive Choices - After a Baby

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Essential End of Life Care

This is carried out as both a face to face session and a Webinar - please only book one.

The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the essential principles of end of life care. With focus on the  importance of getting the basics right and what is required to achieve patient centred care.  Highlighting how this can be applied in the acute setting to compassionately support patients and their loved ones.  

 

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Fire

This course is applicable to all staff and will cover the following:

  • The theory of Fire
  • Fire fighting equipment and how to use it
  • Fire Safety
  • Action to take in the event of a Fire

Please note:  We are piloting a new paperless attendance system. Please download the "CATQR" App from your chosen App store prior to attending this session. You will also require your Profile ID number to link your account.

 Using the App is not mandatory, however electronic registration on the day is.

Alternative eLearning Module

Due to the current pandemic all face to face fire training has been suspended. Staff can now complete their basic fire safety training online by clicking the link below:

 

https://eassessment.bartshealth.nhs.uk

 

Please note that staff at Newham University Hospital at Band 6 and above (plus band 5 clinical staff) need to attend a Fire Warden training session bookable via the link below:

 

Please note below face to face training dates at West Wing Conference Suite at SBH is ONLY for staff that work at SBH.

All other staff should at this present time complete the Fire e-learning module as mentioned above

 

Fire Wardens Training (Clinical)

An advanced face to face training session which also covers elements of site based training. Training items to include:

1) Importance of fire

2)Evacuation Principles/Strategy

3)Clinical Evacuation Decision Tree

4) Tabletop Evacuation Scenario Based.

Specific fire evacuation strategies will also be covered such as peronal evacuation plans, Fire Warden Check List

 

Note: This session is for clinical staff only Band 6 and above. There is a practical element involving using an extinguisher on a fire held outside. Please wear appropriate clothing with this in mind.

 

Fire Wardens Training (Non Clincal)

An advanced face to face training session, which also covers elements of Site Based training. training items to include:

1) Importance of fire compartmentation

2)Evactuation principles/strategies

3) Hazard spotting

Specific fire evacuation strategies will also be covered such as Personnel Evacuation Plans, Fire Warden Check Lists.

 

Note: this session is for Non-clinical staff Only. Please wear appropriate clothing as there are practical elements to the training.

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Fundamentals of Care: Band 6 Clinical Leadership and Management Programme

This programme is aimed at developing our Band 6 nursing, midwifery and Allied Health Professionals (AHP) colleagues and has been designed based on the feedback received from staff and management in clinical areas across Barts Health. The programme has been mapped against the nine domains of NHS Leadership Academy’s Health Care Leadership Model and has a strong focus in the Trust’s expectations of fulfilling the Bands 6 nursing, midwifery and AHP role

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HCSW’s Education Day/Forum

To discuss up dates on what’s happening at Barts Health NHS  Trust
Information on career  and development  pathways for  Bands 1-4 including HEI partners
Learning  and development  opportunities  provided by  specialist within the Trust
Individual experience  and  opportunity to  learn from each other.

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Higher Development Programme for Health Care Support Workers

The higher development programme aims to build on the expansion of the existing Health Care support workers, who have already completed the Care Certificate, and to increase their awareness and improve patient experience for effective patient outcomes. This is a continuing professional development programme to equip the HCSWs with knowledge skills and behaviors to effectively provide safe and compassionate care. More importantly this programme gives the participants the opportunity to proficiently undertake Enhanced Care to patients who require closer monitoring or those patients who are at risk of harm to self or others.

Additionally, this programme will provide the HCSWs with the opportunity to undertake and lead a Quality Improvement project in their service clinical areas.

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Interim OSCE Programme for International Nurses

OSCE Practice for International Nurses

Millennium training, including electronic observations (Covid 19)

This is a 90 minute teazching using the millennium system including recording of electronic observations.

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Moving & Handling - Spinal Injured Patient

 

  • This course is intended for all staff  (nurses, doctors, allied health professionals) who work with neurological patients who have sustained a spinal cord injury.
  • This course aims to provide specialist moving and handling advice on how undertake a log roll technique for a spinal injured patient.  The purpose of the log roll is to maintain alignment of the whole spine while turning and moving a patient with a spinal injury. Information regarding the national care guidelines will be provided.
  •  Demonstration and practical hands on practice with  specialist equipment will be provided. This training will form part of your statutory mandatory training when you attend the full day.

NB: Suitable clothing and shoes must be worn for practical sessions (shoes must be flat and cover toes, no flip flops). For Health & Safety reasons delegates will not be permitted into the session without appropriate footwear

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Moving & Handling Link Worker (2 Day Training)

 This course is an excellent development opportunity for both qualified staff and health care support workers. Your link workers will help you to build best practice for patient safety and dignity during handling, as well as promote staff safety and wellbeing.

NB: Suitable clothing and shoes must be worn for practical sessions (shoes must be flat and cover toes, no flip flops). For Health & Safety reasons delegates will not be permitted into the session without appropriate footwear

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Moving and Handling: Therapeutic Training

Specialist moving and handling for Occupational therapists and Physiotherapist

  • Course recommended for: Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist , Therapy assistants.
  • This course aims to provide specific specialist moving and handling advice for manual and therapeutic handling risks faced by therapists  in challenging handling situations. Demonstration and practical hands on practice with  specialist equipment will be provided. This training will form part of your statutory mandatory training.

NB: Suitable clothing and shoes must be worn for practical sessions (shoes must be flat and cover toes, no flip flops). For Health & Safety reasons delegates will not be permitted into the session without appropriate footwear

Annual Mentor Update

NMC Annual Practice Assessor and Practice Supervisor update

Effective mentoring within the clinical area is essential to provide vital support in the development and assessment of learners as well as assuring the Trust that mentors are competent and safe to assess students in the clinical area.  To continue to assessing students, mentors must attend an annual mentor update.

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NON MEDICAL PRESCRIBER FORUM

Overall Aims

  • To provide a forum for all non-medical prescribers and trainees to network and share issues, developments audit and practice
  • To provide CPD updates relating to prescribing practice, legislations and trust policies and procedures

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Awareness in current legislation and National / regional/ local developments for non-medical prescribing
  • Aware of trusts developments for non-medical prescribers including policies and procedures
  • Update CPD for non-medical prescribing with a specific focus on implications and impact of co morbidities for NMPs
  • Networking and Sharing Practice
  • Awareness of CPD resources and development

 

Participants

All Bart’s Health Non-Medical prescribers

All Bart’s Health staff currently undertaking non-medical prescribing courses

Managers / Clinical team leaders wishing to learn more about non-medical prescribing or considering introduction

 

Paediatric NIV

Paediatric NIV and LTV Mandatory Study Day

Caring for children with tracheostomy or non invasive ventilation

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Paediatric Pain Management (without epidural)

This half day course includes PCA/NCA training, pain guidelines and updates on current pain issues as well as entonox training.

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Paediatric Pain Management - update for experienced nurses’

AM: 9:00-14:00 Paediatric Pain Management  update for experienced nurses, includes epidural training 9:00-10:30 and PCA/NCA, Entonox, Pain guidelines training 10:30 - 14:00. Nurses         who don't require epidural training can attend the sessions from 10:30 - 14:00. Nurses who are new to the Trust and/or are not experienced in caring for children with epidural /            PCA/NCA can be booked on the preceptorship pain study day (please contact the PDNs) or please contact the Pain CNSs to discuss specific requirements. ​

 

 PM: 14:00-17:00 Paediatric Diabetes Training 

Post falls management workshop

Post Falls Management Workshop

This half day workshop will enable delegates to develop appropriate Moving and Handling techniques for themselves and the patient following a patient fall. Delegates will also have the opportunity to review their clinical post fall care in a simulation area.

NB: Suitable clothing and shoes must be worn for practical sessions (shoes must be flat and cover toes, no flip flops). For Health & Safety reasons delegates will not be permitted into the session without appropriate footwear

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Practical speech therapy skills for paediatric nurses

To provide paediatric nurses will core knowledge and practical skills to support children with feeding, swallowing and communication impairments during hospital admissions.

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Practice Assessor training to support undergraduate/student nurses

The new Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment (SSSA) are commencing from September 2019.

This training is for registered Nurses and Midwives that have been a Practice Supervisor for more than six months and will be supporting any undergraduate student nurse.

Please note: you must complete all e-learning sections via the Barts Health moodle page. Please bring the certificates of completion to the face-to-face session.

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Practice Supervisor training to support undergraduate learners

The new Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment (SSSA) are commencing from September 2019.

This training is for registered Nurses, Midwives and AHPs that will be supporting any undergraduate learners.

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Principles of Cancer Care

Your participation on this three-day course will improve your knowledge and understanding of cancer, enabling you to care for and communicate more effectively and confidently with cancer patients.

 

This course is for practitioners who are working in general settings, including community and hospices, who meet patients being investigated, diagnosed and treated for cancer.

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Ready Steady Go and Hello to Adult Services Programme – Roll out

To support with the rollout of the NICE accredited programme

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Refresher course for non-frontline staff and returners to practice

To enable staff who currently do not work in frontline clinical roles and registered nurses returning to practice to restore skills and confidence to work in an in-patient ward area in the capacity of a band 5 staff nurse.

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Risk Assessment and Incident Management training

1 hour presentation taking delegates through legislative requirements, what is deemed suitable and sufficient, and what to do when risk assessments have been written. How to ensure correct details of incidents are recorded

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Safeguarding Adults Level 3

 

This is a full day course which will discuss the below topics (course open to all staff)

 

 -Safeguarding including Self-neglect and Hoarding

 

-PREVENT

 

-Mental Capacity Act

 

-Changes from Deprivation of liberty safeguards (DOLS) to Liberty protection safeguards (LPS)

 

Alternative eLearning Module

 

 

Please click on the link below to do the Safeguarding Adults Level 3 training e-learning;

 

 

 

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/level-3-safeguarding-adults

 

 IMPORTANT - Please email your completion to statandmand.bartshealth@nhs.net or your record will not update.

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Safeguarding Children Level 3

StatMand Safeguarding Children Training for those needing Level 3

 

You can do the Safeguarding Children Level 3 training via e-learning. Please click on the link below which takes you to the guide on how to complete the e-learning version;

 

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Seeing Beyond the Diagnosis - Barts Health’s First Dementia & Delirium Conference

An inspirational and educational day which offers delegates the opportunity to feel more confident in using therapeutic engagement skills when working with people living with dementia or experiencing a delirium

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Spinal Study Day

Increase nurses awareness and knowledge about spinal conditions

Optimise nursing care for patients with spinal conditions

Optimise nursing care in patients with cord injury

 

Nurses only (All Bands)

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Together Apart – The Psychology of Covid 19

Worries and uncertainties about personal safety and the lack of PPE; overwhelming workloads; case complexity; inadequate support and the impact on our families health, are among the psychological stressors reported by health care staff during the pandemic.

This half day workshop is aimed at critical care staff who worked during the pandemic to gain a better understanding of the psychological impact of COVID 19  and to provide a range of strategies and  tools which can be used now and in the future to cope with the psychological demands of working in high stress clinical settings.

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Understanding End of Life Care for HCSW

This course is specifically for HCSW and will improve knowledge, skills and confidence when dealing with end of life care.

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We Can Talk Children and Young People Mental Health training

This training has been developed directly in response to the views, experiences and needs of young people and healthcare workers.

It was developed with funding by Health Education England at Barts Health NHS Trust in collaboration with the Common Room, the Child Outcomes Research Consortium (CORC) and Healthy Teen Minds.

It has been developed by a partnership between young people and adults with lived experience of mental health difficulties, health care professionals and mental health professionals.

Healthcare workers often report that they feel they lack the knowledge, skills and confidence to support young people with mental health problem.

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Workshop – Preparation for the FSRH Letter of competence in Subdermal Techniques (insertion only)

Providing a first step to support doctors and midwives working in maternity services  and doctors and nurses working in abortion services who are embarking on their journey towards gaining the FSRH Letter of competence in Subdermal Techniques (insertion only)

Improving clinical practice to enable these professionals to follow current best practice guidelines.

 

The following online training MUST be completed before the study day

1.           FSRH Contraceptive counselling course https://www.fsrh.org/education-and-training/fsrh-contraceptive-counselling-online-course/