Update Courses

Short courses that provide a refresher and update on skills needed in Primary Care.
The courses build on existing knowledge as well as new developments and guidelines.

 

Childhood Immunisations Update

This is an update for those nurses who give Childhood Vaccinations in General Practice. It is necessary to have had the 2-day core training previously. The course will act as a refresher as well as looking at New Developments, programmes and guidelines considering challenges as a result of Covid-19. This is an interactive course with...

Interpretation of blood results

This one-day course offers the skills and knowledge needed to interpret common blood test results in the context of a full detailed history and assessment using the test results to aid clinical decision making. Course outcomes 1. To give practitioners the knowledge needed to provide a safe and effective service for patients enabling practitioners to...

Keeping Good Clinical Records

If it isn’t written it didn’t happen!   Keeping good clinical records can help protect you and keep the patient safe. This short course includes the importance and legalities of good documentation, documenting a consultation effectively.   The importance of safety netting. Examples where patient care has suffered through poor documentation

Non-Medical Prescribing update

This is an update for those nurses who are non–medical prescribers in Primary Care. The course will be a refresher to keep us and the patient safe as well as looking at new developments, programmes and guidelines considering challenges as a result of Covid-19 and the legalities of prescribing as a result of remote consultations....

Seasonal Immunisations

This is an update for those nurses who give immunisations such as influenza, Shingles and pneumonia in Primary Care. It is necessary to have undertaken previous training i.e. 2-day core training- minimum Standards for administering Immunisations. The course will act as a refresher as well as looking at New Developments, programmes and guidelines considering challenges...

Travel Health

How important this Update is with a year of new restrictions and lots of new advice. We may be restricted on where we can travel to at the moment so come on the MA Journey. Using you as the traveller we will be using a Case study, problem solving session. Learning outcomes At the end...

Venepuncture

This is an update for Healthcare workers registered and non-registered who carry out venepuncture (phlebotomy). It is necessary to have had initial basic training previously. The course will act as a refresher as well as looking at New Developments, programmes and guidelines considering challenges as a result of Covid-19 This is an interactive online course...