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Supporting someone’s physical health will improve their mental wellbeing. Our module will expand your appreciation of the meaning and impact of ill-health for individuals with mental health difficulties.
If you work in a mental health or learning disability setting, our distance learning course is ideal. Understand how to engage more effectively with your service users and their carers. Learn about a wide range of evidence-based contemporary therapeutic interventions while focusing your study on your own area of practice.
A three-day short course which provides an introduction to family systems theory and new techniques.
Over two days you will discuss all methods of contraceptive care and you will be provided with an overview of sexually transmitted infections. Although this workshop carries no academic credits, you will receive a certificate of attendance.
Develop your specialist skills in caring for patients following burn injuries or plastic surgery. Learn about trauma and plastic, burns cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, as well as bariatric surgery. Enhance your ability to assess wounds, manage complications and support patient rehabilitation - at the same time expanding your career prospects.
Are you a qualified nurse who has been working in general practice for less than a year? This module will give you the fundamentals to provide safe, evidence-based and effective care for your patients.
Recognise when an infant, child or young person is acutely ill or potentially seriously unwell. Understand the physiology and pathophysiology of acute paediatric illness. Learn to care for those with high-dependency Level 1 & Level 2 care needs.
Comprehensive holistic assessment is key to the delivery of high quality and cost effective care to patients in the community. Assessing patients in the community requires the skills to examine, not just the patient, but the environment in which they live and in which care will be delivered. Delivering compassionate care as outlined in Compassion in Practice (2012) will underpin this module.
This workshop will provide you with an overview of the aims of immunisation, maintenance of the cold chain, types of vaccines, promoting uptake, new developments, consent/legal issues and anaphylaxis management.
This workshop provides an overview of the aims of immunisation, maintenance of the cold chain, types of vaccines, promoting uptake, new developments, consent/legal issues and anaphylaxis management.
Explore current thinking on suicide behaviours and consider the various implications for your role as a healthcare professional.
Explore the ethical and legal theories and principles that underpin health and social care, such as consent, confidentiality, duty of care and human rights.
Develop the professional skills you need to care effectively and compassionately for people of any age with diabetes. Learn about the physiology, symptoms and impact of diabetes. Understand the various interventions available, and how to manage acute and long-term diabetic complications.
We’ll prepare you to assess and manage patients with minor illnesses, while incorporating a symptom-based, patient safety-focused approach.
Focus on the specialist knowledge and skills required to competently undertake thorough examinations of newborns or infants in practice.
If you're an established practitioner, our workshops will refresh your skills as an effective independent and supplementary prescriber. We'll update and expand your prescribing knowledge on these informative and interactive study days.
Non-Medical Prescribing prepares you to prescribe medicines from the BNF, within your area of competence, and to assist you in extending your practice. You’ll learn to prescribe safely, appropriately and cost-effectively, as both an independent and supplementary prescriber.
Managing an individual experiencing pain can be a challenging experience for patient and healthcare professional. This module will provide you with the knowledge and skills to care for individuals experiencing both acute and chronic pain.
Expand your understanding of a wide range of orthopaedic disorders and injuries. Explore the many conventional and complementary therapies and interventions available, and learn to take a holistic view of patient care. Develop a greater appreciation of the role of research in orthopaedic practice.
Enhance your understanding of how to care for a patient spanning both the acute and chronic respiratory spectrum. Our course will further your understanding of the complexity of respiratory diseases and illnesses, and your knowledge of current assessment and management options. You'll also explore the importance of working with other members of the multidisciplinary team and consider the impact of living with a respiratory disease upon patients, carers and the NHS.
Develop your existing knowledge and skills by exploring the concept of normality and how this might be promoted.
Over recent decades there has been significant emphasis on evidence-based practice and, as a healthcare practitioner, you need to be able to justify the care that you choose to provide.
Learn how to select, evaluate and justify the use of various research methodologies and methods, in preparation for your major project.
Are you a qualified midwife or nurse (adult, child or mental health) who'd like to apply for re-entry to the professional register? Our 12-week course, validated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), can help you get your career back on track quickly and safely. Please note: this course is not available for overseas nurses who wish to register for the first time with the NMC.
Revise the anatomy and physiology of the ear, including the mechanism of hearing and learn about assessment of the ear and safe irrigation with water.
Develop the enhanced knowledge and skills you need to proactively safeguard children and young people. Gain a deeper understanding of the explanations and effects of child abuse, identify risk-taking behaviour, and learn preventive strategies for working with children, young people and their families.
Boost your skills and knowledge of solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) techniques with our three-day, advanced-level workshop in Chelmsford. Ideal for mental health practitioners with experience of using SFBT.
Add solution-focused brief therapy techniques to your repertoire, by exploring their development and application as a practical and useful tool in everyday situations.
Deepen your understanding of more complex, individualised patient care in serious mental illness. This module will help you to develop specialist knowledge of certain mental health skills, interventions and an understanding of the therapeutic milieu.
Our workshop will refresh your understanding and enhance your practice in performing spirometry.