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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Uni of Cumbria (UoC) – Emergency Care of Women & Children – Jan ’23

Must be a registered health care professional.

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This University of Cumbria 20 credit module aims to inform your application of clinical management and assessment skills in emergency situations pertaining to obstetric, neonatal and paediatric service users.

*Distance Learning*

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Uni of Cumbria (UoC) – Clinical Complexity in Emergency Care – Jan ’23

Must be a registered health care professional.

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University of Cumbria 20 credit module available at level 6 & 7.
This module aims to develop your knowledge and critical understanding of the principles underpinning the care of adults experiencing complex clinical needs, acute illness and including acute exacerbation's of long term conditions.

*Distance Learning*

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Uni of Cumbria (UoC) – Leadership through Transformational Learning – Sep ’22

Applicants must be a registered healthcare professional with evidence of prior successful study at underpinning level.

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University of Cumbria 20 credit module aiming to enable you to understand the concepts of contemporary leadership, transformative learning and reflection as it relates to your personal leadership style, including links to developing and understanding professional identity.

*Distance Learning*

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Uni of Cumbria (UoC) – Research Methods – Sep ’22

Applicants must be a registered healthcare professional with evidence of prior successful study at underpinning level.

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University of Cumbria 20 credit module will enable you to select, devise, analyse and synthesise research and evidence-based practice findings. You will develop an advanced understanding of selected research methods and will have opportunities for acquiring appropriate research skills through study and practical experience.

*Distance Learning*

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Uni of Cumbria (UoC) – Care of Minor Illness & Minor Injuries – Sep ’22

Applicants must be a registered healthcare professional.

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University of Cumbria 20 credit module available at level 6 or 7. The aim of this module is to develop enhanced knowledge of the principles underlying the care of patients presenting with minor illness or injury.
*Distance Learning*.



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Uni of Cumbria (UoC) – Disaster Response – Sep ’22

Applicants must be a registered healthcare professional.

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University of Cumbria 20 credit module covering all aspects of multi-agency disaster mitigation and response. *Distance Learning*



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Uni of Cumbria (UoC) – Acute Care: Initial Management of the Acutely Ill Adult – Jan ’23

Students must have been working in an acute care environment with >6 months experience of assessing & managing acutely ill adults.

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University of Cumbria 20 credit module available at level 7.
This module aims to enhance the knowledge and understanding of registered healthcare professional to recognise and manage the initial needs of adults who present with acute illness. *Distance Learning*



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Uni of Cumbria (UoC) – Acute & Critical Care: Foundations for Practice – Sep ’22

You must be working in an acute care environment & have >6 months experience in the speciality.

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University of Cumbria 20 credit module available at level 6 or 7. Acute and Critical Care: Foundations for Practice - Sep 2022. Distance Learning.



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University of Cumbria (UoC) – Emergency Clinical Decision Making & Problem Solving – Sep 22- *Distance Learning*

Pre-requisite module HCPD6050 Consultation Physical Examination Skills: Health Assessment or an equivalent assessment & physical examination skills module.

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University of Cumbria 20 credit module available at level 6 or 7. Emergency Clinical Decision Making & Problem Solving - Sep 2022

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SWASFT Practice Educator – (non-accredited) e-learning module – CoP endorsed

All staff - All depts

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This e-learning course has been written by SWASFT to align with the CoP practice education guidance and has been written primarily with clinicians in mind. It is endorsed by the CoP and suitable for the NQP portfolio.
However, this non-accredited course is suitable for any staff who is involved in practice education or mentorship of other staff, and the learning outcomes and content are universal.

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UWE – RCDM Remote Clinical Decision Making 2022/23

L6 or Masters Level - 20 Credits

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Using a combination of educational approaches, this module aims to empower clinicians to consider alternative and appropriate patient dispositions that are not only patient centered but mitigate both personal and corporate clinical risk.

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Pre-Hospital PROMPT Online Learning Platform

Suitable for registered clinicians only

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A new online learning platform which will allow SWAST clinicians the ability to update themselves on maternity care remotely at their own pace (you will have access for 1 month). Available to paramedics, ambulance nurses, ECA to Para students and clinicians above this level.

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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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2.5 hr e-learning – Practice Educator (Mentor) Update

Available to all mentors with a Practice Educator (Mentor) qualification

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As part of a Trust led initiative to support our mentors we will be offering mentor update days to qualified, active Practice educators (Mentors) across the Trust that support our future Paramedic workforce. These days will be offered on overtime with an incentive payment.

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Autism E-Learning- Glos Staff only

Available to all staff

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You can now access e-learning modules, produced by the National Autistic Society (NAS), to develop your knowledge of autism. These e-learning modules are fully funded, and therefore free to access, for anyone living or working in Gloucestershire.

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Diabetes Injection Technique and Safety: Online Learning

Available to all staff

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This free online learning programme aims to support healthcare professionals in their management and care of people with diabetes who use injectable therapies.

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NHS IT Skills -Digital Learning Solutions

Available to all staff

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Customisable IT training for all staff on Microsoft Office products, from basic through to advanced.
Access outside of work.
Outlook- Excel- Word- Power Point and more. Bite sized, no time limits. Free yourself from frustration.

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NCFE Level 2 Distance Learning

Available to all staff

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Distance learning courses in a wide range of different topics. These courses are externally funded, provided & managed. SWAST provide signposting to this FREE education & support enrolling only. Eliglibilty criteria are not set by SWAST.

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