• Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Start Date November 2021
      Price From £180

      Asthma & COPD for HCAs

      The module begins with a mandatory one-day workshop followed by 16 weeks of self-managed study. The accredited course can be used as part of our Cert. HE Primary Care qualification.

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    • Study Type Online
      Duration Six months
      Level Level 5
      Start Date You choose your start date
      Price £588 - £1000

      Cardiovascular Disease Management

      This cardiovascular disease training course uses our proven and popular combination of self study and tutorials. Six months of self-directed study, facilitated by a distance learning pack, video tutorials and optional tutor-led webinar sessions on Zoom.

      All students use our electronic distance learning pack. Students may print their pack or download it to a Kindle device or app in order to access it offline.

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    • Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration 2-3 years
      Level Level 4
      Start Date Multiple dates available
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      Certificate of Higher Education in Primary Care

      This programme will enable students to develop the knowledge and skills that underpin the role of the primary health care assistant.

      Please note you cannot apply for the pathway through the website. For further information and an application form please contact us by telephone to discuss.

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    • Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Start Date No dates currently available
      Price From £120

      Chaperoning

      The module begins with a mandatory one-day workshop followed by 16 weeks of self-managed, directed study.  A variety of teaching methods are used on the workshop including, practical instruction, experiential learning, lecture and group work.  At the workshop the student receives a competency work booklet and a workbook of activities which directs and informs the self-managed learning and summative assessment. The accredited course can be used as part of our Cert. HE Primary Care qualification.

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    • Study Type Online
      Duration Six months
      Level Level 5
      Start Date You choose your start date
      Price £588 - £1000

      Diabetes Management

      This diabetes training course uses our proven and popular combination of self study and tutorials. Six months of self-directed study, facilitated by a distance learning pack, video tutorials and optional tutor-led webinar sessions on Zoom.

      All students use our electronic distance learning pack. Students may print their pack or download it to a Kindle device or app in order to access it offline.

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    • Study Type Face to face
      Duration One day
      Price £120

      Diabetes Update

      Aimed at healthcare professionals who have completed the Diabetes Management in Primary Care course or a diabetes course at a similar level, this interactive day will provide an update on recent developments in type 2 diabetes and consider how they impact on both the patient and the healthcare team.

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    • Study Type Online
      Duration 3 hours webinar + self study
      Course Dates Multiple dates available
      Price £60

      Flu Vaccination Annual Update Online

      This online update session is suitable for experienced Health Care Assistants working within primary care, who work alongside a registered nurse mentor, and have successfully completed our Immunisations and Injections course.

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    • Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Start Date TBA
      Price From £480

      Immunisation & Injections

      This module begins with two days of webinar session and is followed by four further months of self-directed study. The accredited course can be used as part of our Cert. HE Primary Care qualification.

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    • Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration Four months
      Level Level 5
      Start Date Multiple dates available
      Price From £240

      Insulin Conversion

      Attendance at an initial one-day workshop is followed by sixteen weeks of self-directed study utilising an Activity Pack.

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    • Study Type Face to face
      Duration Two days
      Price £300

      Leg Ulcer Assessment & Management

      This two day leg ulcer course will offer knowledge and skills on lower limb assessment and management. The impact of leg ulceration will be discussed, including the theory and practice of compression bandaging and Doppler assessment.

      Students will need to have completed our two day Wound Management course or an equivalent course.

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    • Study Type Face to face
      Duration One day
      Price £120

      Mental Health 1 – Introduction

      How to help with mental health.

      Mental health is a component of 33% of presentations to GP’s and the most prominent cited reason for ‘fit notes’. In addition, people with long-term conditions are two to three times more likely to experience mental health problems than the general population. It is therefore crucial that GP’s and Nurses keep up to date with diagnostic criteria and how best to treat mental health difficulties.

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    • Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Price From £120

      Mental Health Awareness for HCAs

      This module uses blended learning and begins with a mandatory one-day workshop (six hours) followed by 16 weeks of self-directed study. A variety of teaching methods are used in the workshop, including experiential learning, lecture and group work. A paper workbook of activities directs and informs the self-managed learning and summative assessment which is submitted in Week 16.

      This course is also available as a single interactive study day without accreditation.

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    • Study Type Blended learning
      Duration Six months
      Level Level 6
      Start Date Multiple dates available
      Price From £720

      Minor Illness

      The course will be delivered through a series of interactive webinar sessions and video tutorials.  The content will include anatomy, physiology, and patho-physiology underpinning minor illness and the assessment and management of these patients.

      The delivery pattern is one webinar a month for six months and a final two days at the Training Centre at the end of the course, one of which will be for completion of the practical clinical examination. Formative opportunities will be offered to students throughout in preparation for this final practical summative assessment.

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    • Study Type Blended learning
      Duration Six months
      Level Level 6
      Start Date No dates currently available
      Price From £720

      Minor Injuries

      The course will be delivered through a series of interactive lectures, workshops and skills sessions. The content will include anatomy, physiology, and patho-physiology underpinning minor injuries and the assessment and management of these patients.

      The delivery pattern is one day a month for four months and a final two days at the end of the course, one of which will be for completion of the practical clinical examination. Formative opportunities will be offered to students throughout in preparation for this final summative practical assessment.

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    • Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Price From £120

      NHS Health Check

      The module begins with a mandatory one-day workshop followed by 16 weeks of self-managed, directed study. The accredited course can be used as part of our Cert. HE Primary Care qualification.

      The non-accredited course consists of the one day workshop.

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    • Study Type Online
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Price From £240

      Phlebotomy in Primary Care

      The module begins with a mandatory webinar (1:00pm – 2:30pm and 3:00pm – 4:30pm) followed by 16 weeks of self-managed study using our online pack. The accredited course can be used as part of our Cert. HE Primary Care qualification.

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    • Study Type Face to face
      Duration One day
      Price £120

      Practical Solutions to Support Weight Management

      This interactive one day obesity training course is delivered by specialist dietitians experienced in primary care and aims to provide health care workers with the necessary skills and tools to provide practical, simple and realistic ideas to motivate and support their patients with weight management in primary care.

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    • Study Type Face to face
      Duration One day
      Price £1,920 for up to 16 students

      Practice Administration Modules

      People learn in different ways. We at the PCTC recognise a day out of the practice for a manager is a challenge in itself – our style of delivery is one of facilitation and shared learning between tutor and delegates, including examples of best practice and the theory to support each subject area. Our tutors are skilled in their own field and also have hands on experience as senior leaders in Primary Care both locally and nationally.

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    • Study Type Blended learning
      Duration Nine months
      Format Online pack with videos and webinars
      Level Level 4
      Price £750

      Primary Health Care Assistant

      40 weeks of self-directed study is facilitated by a distance learning pack, video tutorials and tutor-led classroom sessions. Support is available from our tutors throughout the course.

      This course forms the core module of our Cert. HE Primary Care qualification.

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    • Study Type Face to face
      Duration One day
      Price £120

      Resilience for Practice Nurses

      Looking for ways of managing the pressure of working in a busy practice.

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    • Study Type Online
      Duration Six months
      Level Level 6
      Start Date You choose your start date
      Price £588 - £1000

      Respiratory Disease Management

      This respiratory disease training course covers both asthma and COPD, and uses our proven and popular combination of self study and tutorials. Six months of self-directed study are facilitated by a distance learning pack, video tutorials and optional tutor-led webinar sessions on Zoom.

      All students use our electronic distance learning pack. Students may print their pack or download it to a Kindle device or app in order to access it offline.

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    • Study Type Webinar
      Duration One day
      Price £120

      Spirometry Update

      To support further education and training for personnel responsible for interpreting spirometry results or for supervising others conducting the tests we are offering an update on interpreting spirometry results and quality assurance.

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    • Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Start Date TBA
      Price From £120

      Understanding Diabetes Care

      The course begins with a mandatory Zoom webinar session followed by four months of self-directed study during which the student will have regular contact with a named course tutor who will support the student with their academic work. A learning pack linked to clinical activities complements the self-directed study. The non-accredited course consists of the webinar and learning pack.

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    • Study Type Online
      Duration Six months
      Level Level 6
      Start Date You choose your start date
      Price £588 - £1000

      Women’s Health Management

      This women’s health training course uses our proven and popular combination of self study and tutorials. Six months of self-directed study, facilitated by a distance learning pack, video tutorials and optional tutor-led webinar sessions on Zoom.

      All students use our electronic distance learning pack. Students may print their pack or download it to a Kindle device or app in order to access it offline.

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    • Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Price From £240

      Wound Care Management

      The module begins with a compulsory one-day workshop followed by four months of self-directed study. The accredited course can be used as part of our Cert. HE Primary Care qualification.

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    • Study Type Face to face
      Duration Two days
      Price £240

      Wound Management for Nurses

      The course will teach current best practice in wound management. An overview of wounds and wound assessment will include traumatic wounds, skin tears and surgical wounds, together with cleansing and swabbing techniques.

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