• Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Start Date 15 May 2020
      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 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 10 November 2020
      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 Face to face
      Duration One day
      Price £120

      Dementia

      An interactive and informal study day designed for non-specialist members of the primary care or community team who care for people at risk of or diagnosed with dementia and their families. The aim of this study day is for practitioners to acquire knowledge and understanding of the types and causes of dementia and the principles of the treatment, so they have the confidence to refer for diagnosis, support the management and approach the many challenges of this condition effectively in Primary Care. The day can be tailored to the level of the delegates with more time and emphasis placed on the appropriate content.

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    • Study Type Face to face
      Duration Two days
      Price £600

      Ear Irrigation for Health Care Assistants

      The role of the Health Care Assistant in Primary Care will include anatomy and physiology, and basic ear care management, including irrigation. This course is designed to ensure that those HCAs who are expected to irrigate are able to do so confidently and safely.

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

      Electrocardiography Module 1

      The Practical ECG training course is a one day workshop with learning materials.  It follows the syllabus of the Certificate in Practical Electrocardiography.

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

      Electrocardiography Module 2

      Module 2 gives an introduction to ECG analysis. The course format uses student-centred learning techniques delivered in a relaxed, interactive and informal environment.

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    • Study Type Face to face
      Duration Half day
      Price £60

      Flu Vaccination Annual Update

      This half day update session is suitable for experienced Health Care Assistants working within primary care, who work alongside a registered nurse mentor, and have successfully completed the Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination for Healthcare Assistant Course.

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    • Study Type Face to face
      Duration One day
      Location Cedar Court Hotel, Bradford
      Price £54

      Health Care Assistant Conference

      Our Eighth Regional Health Care Assistant Conference will be held at the Cedar Court Hotel in Bradford on 16 September 2020. You know that, like last year, it will be both fun and informative. Book your place now!

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

      Heart Failure

      This is an informal interactive day looking at Chronic Heart Failure (CHF), a subject which is growing in importance and prevalence. The patho-physiology, diagnosis and management of heart failure in the Primary Care setting are all covered including GMS QOF requirements.

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

      Immunisation & Injections

      This module begins with a mandatory one-day workshop followed by directed study. There are two further consecutive mandatory workshops in month two then two 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 Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Start Date 15 May 2020
      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 Face to face
      Duration One day
      Start Date 6 November 2020
      Price £120

      Motivational Interviewing

      There is an introduction and then each of the core skills of MI are taken a step at a time.  There is laughter and fun with NO POWER POINT!!!  Yes, you heard it here first.  There is NO ROLE PLAY!!  There is simply excellent training. What you learn is through informal demonstrations.  We keep it simple and practical so from the moment you leave you can start practising. You can’t hurt anyone by using MI, but you may well save your forehead as you will be able to stop banging your head against the brick wall of behavioural change.

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    • Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Start Date Multiple dates available
      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 Blended Learning
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Start Date Multiple dates available
      Price From £180

      Phlebotomy

      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 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 Blended learning
      Duration Nine months
      Workshop days Three
      Level Level 4
      Start Date Multiple dates available
      Price £1,320

      Primary Health Care Assistant

      40 weeks of self-directed study is facilitated by a distance learning pack and includes two compulsory study days at the start of the course and one compulsory study day normally after 16 weeks.

      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
      Start Date Multiple dates available
      Price £120

      Sexual Health 1 – Introduction

      Raising awareness of issues related to contraception, sexual health and unplanned pregnancy. Appropriate for those working with young people, basic contraception and sexual health care in primary care or other settings.

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    • Study Type Face to face
      Duration Two days
      Start Date Multiple dates available
      Price £240

      Spirometry Two Day Course

      It is recommended that those who perform spirometry should complete the ICST/ARTP full certificate in spirometry or the ICST/ARTP foundation certificate in spirometry. Our Spirometry course will prepare you for these certificates.

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    • Study Type Face to face
      Duration One day
      Start Date Multiple dates available
      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 Face to face
      Duration One day
      Price £120

      Stable Angina & Acute Coronary Syndrome

      This informal study day is designed for all members of the primary care team including those working in cardiac rehabilitation. The aim of the day is for healthcare practitioners to acquire knowledge of CHD so they have the confidence to care for people with CHD effectively in Primary Care.

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

      Stroke

      The stroke training course is suitable for any primary care professional, GP nurse HCA, paramedic, volunteer who will be dealing with CVD risk assessment, hypertension, long-term management of stroke, TIA and CVD for those patients who can walk through into a General Practice reception, or any professional who wishes to gain insight into the role that primary care provides regarding the long term management and prevention of stroke.

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

      Travel Health Training for Beginners

      The course aims to equip health care professionals with the skills required to provide individualised pre-travel consultations at a basic competence level.  This will be measured against the RCN competencies framework for travel health medicine.

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    • Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Start Date 14 May 2020
      Price From £120

      Understanding Diabetes Care

      The course begins with a mandatory one-day workshop 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 workshop and learning pack.

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    • Study Type Blended Learning
      Duration Sixteen weeks
      Level Level 4
      Start Date Multiple dates available
      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
      Start Date 19 November 2020
      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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