The Self Aware Leader – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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One-day virtual workshop via Ioda Ltd. Level 5.

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Leading and Managing Change – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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One-day virtual workshop via Ioda Ltd. Level 5.

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Planning & Performance Management – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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One-day virtual workshop via Ioda Ltd. Level 5.

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Leading & Managing Teams – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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Virtual one-day workshop via Ioda Ltd.

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Inclusive Leadership – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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Virtual workshop via Ioda Ltd. This workshop will contribute to achieving the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Award in Leadership and Management at either Level 3 or 5.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Managing Teams Remotely – 20th Mar 2023

Open to all staff

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This masterclass has been designed to support mangers in keeping their teams engaged and healthy, as well as managing team and individual performance with the shift to more remote working.  It is aimed at managers who manage remote working teams, whether geographically dispersed or because team members are working from home.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Staying Connected – 11th Jan 2023

Open to all staff

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Most organisations had a well-thought-out plan of how to operate. However, COVID-19 likely threw a massive wrench into the process; lives and workplace environments have changed enormously. People had to learn to work with others in a completely different way.
During this masterclass, we will discuss practical strategies and techniques on how to stay connected with others to build and maintain healthy relationships. We will explore the three main elements of connecting with others including some practical strategies and tips to maintain contact and ensure healthy relationships with your team.

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Virtual – 60 – 90 mins – Maintaining personal resilience – 13th Dec 2022

Open to all staff

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Resilience – a phrase of the 21st century but what does it really mean in the context of work?

Resilience is the ability to quickly recover from obstacles and tackle current challenges head on. Resilient people have the energy, flexibility, mental agility and networks of support to consistently perform at their best.

In this masterclass, you will explore the tools you and your team need to manage stress at work, thrive through change, create productive work environments, and build strong support networks. You will be provided with a range of tips and strategies to maintain personal resilience and positive welfare.

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Virtual – 60 – 90 mins – Helping People to Help Themselves – 29th Nov 2022

Open to all staff

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There is the age-old question “Am I helping in a way that helps?”.
During this masterclass, you will explore the role of inclusive leadership and emotional intelligence in gaining the support of others to enable greater empowerment and delegation. You will explore the concept of the Leadership Shadow, understand the importance of trust in a team and how you develop the aptitude of others to take responsibility for the success of the team.

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Virtual – 60 -90 mins – Managing Your Unconscious Bias – 2nd Nov – 2022

Open to all staff

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Examining the concept of unconscious bias from a practical perspective and how it can positively or negatively impact on individual behaviour towards others, this workshop uses a range of methods to engage you in a non-threatening and often fun way, highlighting the need for self-reflection and self-awareness to be truly inclusive.

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VIRTUAL – 60-90 MINS – Maintaining health & wellbeing – 09:30 – 19th Oct 2022

Open to all staff

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Through the exploration of the meaning of health and wellbeing, you will begin to develop and identify individual, team and organisation pathways of support to build well-being habits. You will discover how to raise awareness of mental health issues, helping yourselves or others who are struggling at work whilst addressing the needs of the organisation.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Managing Teams Back into the Workplace – 09:30 – 22nd Sep 2022

Open to all staff

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In our safe learning environment, you will be given the opportunity to discuss, explore and develop your understanding of managing teams back into the workplace. You will explore a range of practical tips and strategies, through tutor facilitation and delegate engagement, creating interaction and participation at all times. You will discover the challenges that managers and teams encounter when returning to the workplace and receive practical tips and strategies to overcome them.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Let’s Talk About Race – 09:30 – 4th Oct 2022

Open to all staff

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There are many myths around the topical and potentially contentious issues such as #BlackLivesMatter. This masterclass provides clear and objective explanations behind the subject of Race and Ethnicity and allows you to make your objective assessment and decisions to inform your behaviours and actions.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Everyday Leadership – 09:30 – 6th Sept 2022

Open to all staff

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Inclusive leaders are inspirational individuals, not necessarily in leadership roles, and can be anywhere within a business. Developing your knowledge and understanding of being an inclusive leader and, as importantly, how this is practically applied back in the workplace, you will explore a range of techniques which will inspire, empower and provide you with practical skills to ‘make things happen’.

Professional ways of challenging instances of inappropriate behaviour can make a real difference to people’s working lives, health and wellbeing.

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ReSPECT, TEP forms myth-busting & Q&A – 6th Sep 2022

All staff & students - most beneficial to patient focused roles

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6th Sep 2022 - 13:00
Open to all All staff & students. The Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment (ReSPECT) has been implemented across BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire from 4 October 2021. This replaces the DNACPR and TEP forms within BSW by October 2022.

This session aims to inform on the use of the ReSPECT form with an added Q&A session, and will touch on similar forms used in other areas.

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Q&A session – Palliative & End-of-life care training -Multiple dates 2022

All staff & students - most beneficial to patient focused roles

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*THIS IS THE Q&A SESSION EVENT PAGE*
A three-step course aiming to deliver practical, focused, frontline palliative care skills and knowledge to all ambulance clinicians across the whole Southwest. The first step will be a focused handbook on palliative care, sent out before the course start date.
The second step is a virtual, interactive teaching day on July 12th. During this day we will build on the concepts in the handbook.
The final step will be to attend a 1-hour Q&A session. This will allow you to ask any specific questions to a palliative care specialist.

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Teaching session – Palliative & End-of-life care training – Recorded session

All staff & students - most beneficial to patient focused roles

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Open to all All staff & students. A three-step course aiming to deliver practical, focused, frontline palliative care skills and knowledge to all ambulance clinicians across the whole Southwest. The first step will be a focused handbook on palliative care, sent out before the course start date.
The second step is a virtual, interactive teaching day on July 12th. (*This is now a recorded session for those that couldn't attend*). During this day we will build on the concepts in the handbook. .
The final step will be to attend a 1-hour Q&A session. This will allow you to ask any specific questions to a palliative care specialist.

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Protected: Comings Soon – *VIRTUAL* Clinical Supervision Sessions – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

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Clinical Supervision is the title given to the concept of providing a safe, structured space for staff to talk about anything that relates to work. The sessions is open to all SWAST staff, students and volunteers who would like a chat about work-related issues in a safe space.

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ICD & Pacemaker confidence & Myth Busting

all staff

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Senior Cardiac Physiologist presenting a short virtual session -Helping you to understand the need to know basics of pacemakers and ICDs and debunking the myths about them.

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*VIRTUAL COURSE* – Evidence Search Skills Session 2022 – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff & students

All GradesDistance Learning

2hr virtual course led by NHS library staff giving you the tools and tips to access and effectively search health information resources available to SWASFT, to support your CPD and research skills.

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Addison’s Disease Awareness Sessions – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

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A virtual session presented by two ADSHG volunteers via Zoom, the Addison's Disease Awareness Session will improve your knowledge and understanding of this invisible disease, including how to spot the signs of Addison's Disease.

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Introduction to ECGs 2022 – Derriford – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

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An introduction to ECGs - A real 'start at the beginning' refresher session for those new to ECGs, those who feel they want to refresh right from the start of ECGs, or anyone who wants to go back and in over the foundations again. 

This course is open to ALL staff and Paramedic Science students, but Paramedic grade are advised to attend ECG Level 1 to ensure that they meet the minimum Trust standard.

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Zero Suicide Alliance- Suicide Prevention e-Learning

Available to all staff

All GradesDistance Learning

A free online educational resource from the Zero Suicide Alliance.

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ELfH- Suicide Prevention e-Learning

Available to all staff

All GradesDistance Learning

A free online educational resource from ELfH that will be recorded on ESR for your CPD.

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ECG Online Resources

Available to all staff

All GradesDistance Learning

A collection of ECG Distance Learning resources available online.

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Typing Courses

Available to all staff

All GradesDistance Learning

Free online typing lessons and games.

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Diabetes Education Programme

Available to all staff

All GradesDistance Learning

Diabetes Distance Learning aims to develop knowledge and role relevant skills.

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