SWASfT Research Symposium – Exeter Racecourse – 18th March – 2020

All GradesN' CountiesEast CountiesWest Counties

A one-day event focusing on pre-hospital research that is for all SWAST staff and students, with presentations from Research Paramedics and Research Fellows about their current research projects and their role within research.
There is also a Research Poster Competition open to all students – any final year students are encourage to submit their dissertation in poster form.

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ECG Training: Level 1- Staverton Ambulance Station – 24 JAN

Available to all clinical staff

All GradesN' Counties

Half-day session (4 hours). Covering:
• Basic cardiac anatomy and physiology
• Cardiac conduction pathways
• How ECGs work
• Understanding the parts of an ECG complex
• EPCR tips and tricks
• Recognising arrhythmias

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Open All Hours Macmillan Cancer Care Education Day – St. Leonards- JAN 30- 2020

Available to all staff

N' CountiesEast CountiesAll GradesN' CountiesEast Counties

Open All Hours- A high quality ambulance specific 1 day CPD session around Cancer, End of Life and Palliative care.

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Back 2 Basics – Trauma SIM – 27 FEB Taunton

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesEast Counties

A brand new addition to the Back 2 Basics program! This time round we are going to focus on Trauma. Join us for a simulated trauma based exercise, run by SWAST's SIM Lead and expert and local LDO's.
We will be moving around SWAST focusing on a county at a time, so don't think it's all in this area. It'll move to your local patch soon!

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Back 2 Basics – Trauma SIM – 26 FEB St Leonards

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesEast Counties

A brand new addition to the Back 2 Basics program! This time round we are going to focus on Trauma. Join us for a simulated trauma based exercise, run by SWAST's SIM Lead and expert and local LDO's.
We will be moving around SWAST focusing on a county at a time, so don't think it's all in this area. It'll move to your local patch soon!

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Back 2 Basics – Trauma SIM – 25 FEB Bournemouth

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesEast Counties

A brand new addition to the Back 2 Basics program! This time round we are going to focus on Trauma. Join us for a simulated trauma based exercise, run by SWAST's SIM Lead and expert and local LDO's.
We will be moving around SWAST focusing on a county at a time, so don't think it's all in this area. It'll move to your local patch soon!

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Back 2 Basics – Trauma SIM – 13 FEB Staverton

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesN' Counties

A brand new addition to the Back 2 Basics program! This time round we are going to focus on Trauma. Join us for a simulated trauma based exercise, run by SWAST's SIM Lead and expert and local LDO's.
We will be moving around SWAST focusing on a county at a time, so don't think it's all in this area. It'll move to your local patch soon!

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Back 2 Basics – Trauma SIM – 12 FEB Dorman

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesN' Counties

A brand new addition to the Back 2 Basics program! This time round we are going to focus on Trauma. Join us for a simulated trauma based exercise, run by SWAST's SIM Lead and expert and local LDO's.
We will be moving around SWAST focusing on a county at a time, so don't think it's all in this area. It'll move to your local patch soon!

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Back 2 Basics – Trauma SIM – FEB 11 – NBOC

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesN' Counties

A brand new addition to the Back 2 Basics program! This time round we are going to focus on Trauma. Join us for a simulated trauma based exercise, run by SWAST's SIM Lead and expert and local LDO's.
We will be moving around SWAST focusing on a county at a time, so don't think it's all in this area. It'll move to your local patch soon!

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Devon Air Ambulance Education & CPD- Airway, Aviation & Packaging 20 Jan

East CountiesWest CountiesAll GradesEast CountiesWest Counties

This is a free 1 day CPD event held at the Devon Air Ambulance Eaglescott Airbase addressing the topic of Airways, aviation and patient packaging. CPD certificates will be provided on completion of this course.

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Back 2 Basics -Study Skills- 25 Feb Penzance

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesWest Counties

An introduction to searching healthcare databases for evidence and how to evaluate your findings for research purposes. This session will equip you to use the Discovery Library Service and to find and critique papers suitable for any Evidence based Practice style further education module or for own personal research purposes.

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Back 2 Basics – Pharmacology- Penzance – 25th Feb

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesWest Counties

A refresher session for those new to Paramedic pharmacology, & those who feel they want to refresh themselves with the basic mechanisms and terminology, or anyone who wants to go back over the foundations again.

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Back 2 Basics – ECGs – Penzance – 25 Feb

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesWest Counties

Back 2 Basics - 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. Students and Practice Educators are particularly encouraged to attend together for shared learning and assessment. 

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* NOW FULLY BOOKED* Back 2 Basics – Trauma SIM – Exeter ASOC – 20 Feb

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesEast CountiesWest Counties

* NOW FULLY BOOKED* A brand new addition to the Back 2 Basics program! This time round we are going to focus on Trauma. Join us for a simulated trauma based exercise, run by SWAST's SIM Lead and expert and local LDO's.
We will be moving around SWAST focusing on a county at a time, so don't think it's all in this area. It'll move to your local patch soon!

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*NOW FULLY BOOKED* Back 2 Basics – Trauma SIM – Bideford – 19 Feb

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesEast CountiesWest Counties

A brand new addition to the Back 2 Basics program! This time round we are going to focus on Trauma. Join us for a simulated trauma based exercise, run by SWAST's SIM Lead and expert and local LDO's.
We will be moving around SWAST focusing on a county at a time, so don't think it's all in this area. It'll move to your local patch soon!

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* NOW FULLY BOOKED* Back 2 Basics – Trauma SIM – Derriford – 18 Feb

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesWest Counties

* NOW FULLY BOOKED* A brand new addition to the Back 2 Basics program! This time round we are going to focus on Trauma. Join us for a simulated trauma based exercise, run by SWAST's SIM Lead and expert and local LDO's.
We will be moving around SWAST focusing on a county at a time, so don't think it's all in this area. It'll move to your local patch soon!

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*NOW FULLY BOOKED* Back 2 Basics – Trauma SIM – Penzance – 28 Jan

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesWest Counties

A brand new addition to the Back 2 Basics program! This time round we are going to focus on Trauma. Join us for a simulated trauma based exercise, run by SWAST's SIM Lead and expert and local LDO's.
We will be moving around SWAST focusing on a county at a time, so don't think it's all in this area. It'll move to your local patch soon!

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Debrief LITE – Jan, Feb, March 2020- Taunton

Must be in supervisory or command role on a regular basis

N' CountiesEast CountiesWest CountiesAll GradesN' CountiesEast CountiesWest Counties

Debrief LITE was born from the need of a quick, well-structured debriefing tool that could fit in with the time constraints we face within the pre hospital environment .It is a good tool for HOT debriefs when the capture of that initial information could be crucial.

Open to all Hub, Operational & Education staff in a supervisory and/or Command role and any other staff in a supervisory and /or a Command role.

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SWASIM – (2 day)- Simulation Master class- Jan-Feb-Mar-2020-L&D Staff

Available to all those with an education role or specialist interest in education or simulation

N' CountiesEast CountiesWest CountiesAll GradesN' CountiesEast CountiesWest Counties

The South Western Ambulance Simulation Instructors Masterclass (SWASIM) course is applicable to all educators who wish to develop an understanding of how to achieve successful organisational integration of multi-disciplinary simulation based education (SBE) in the domains of Education, Practice Development, Clinical Governance and Research to achieve the ultimate goal of enhanced patient safety and quality of health care delivery.

Open to L&D staff only at the moment - places to non- L&D staff will be offered to all if not filled.
**Jan course now open to Clinicians**
There is now a waiting list for SWASIM for non- L&D staff , please see the dates in the booking form

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*NOW FULLY BOOKED * Haemorrhage Control, Airway Management, Triage & Special Circumstances Exeter ASOC 10th Feb 2020

Available to all staff

All GradesWest Counties

*NOW FULLY BOOKED * Haemorrhage Control, Airway Management, Triage & Special Circumstances Exeter ASOC 10th Feb 2020
Free - all staff welcome

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Back 2 Basics – Study Skills – Derriford- 10th Feb

Available to all clinical staff & students

West CountiesAll GradesWest Counties

An introduction to searching healthcare databases for evidence and how to evaluate your findings for research purposes. This session will equip you to use the Discovery Library Service and to find and critique papers suitable for any Evidence based Practice style further education module or for own personal research purposes.

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Open All Hours Macmillan Cancer Care Education Day-Torquay- 13th & 31st Jan 2020

Available to all staff

West CountiesAll GradesEast CountiesWest Counties

A high quality ambulance specific 1 day CPD session around Cancer, End of Life and Palliative care.

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Critical Care Transfer course- Bournemouth – July 3-2020

Available to all staff AND students

East CountiesAll GradesEast Counties

*FREE LUNCH* & a one day multidisciplinary course in Critical care transfers with realistic scenarios. open to all staff AND students

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Critical Care Transfer course- Bournemouth – Feb 7 -2020

Available to all staff AND students

East CountiesAll GradesEast Counties

*FREE LUNCH* & a one day multidisciplinary course in Critical care transfers with realistic scenarios. open to all staff AND students

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Critical Care Transfer course- Bournemouth – Nov 13 -2020

Available to all staff AND students

East CountiesAll GradesEast Counties

*FREE LUNCH* & a one day multidisciplinary course in Critical care transfers with realistic scenarios. open to all staff AND students

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*NOW FULLY BOOKED* Back 2 Basics – Trauma SIM – Roche – 29 Jan

Available to all staff and Paramedic Science students

All GradesWest Counties

A brand new addition to the Back 2 Basics program! This time round we are going to focus on Trauma. Join us for a simulated trauma based exercise, run by SWAST's SIM Lead and expert and local LDO's.
We will be moving around SWAST focusing on a county at a time, so don't think it's all in this area. It'll move to your local patch soon!

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Making Every Contact Count (MECC) BaNES-Aix En Provence Room

Available to all staff

All GradesN' Counties

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is about supporting you to make the most of every opportunity you have with the people you come into contact with every day.

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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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Mentor Update North – UWE & St James- (PAID)

Available to all mentors

N' CountiesAll GradesN' Counties

As part of a Trust led initiative to support our mentors we will be offering mentor update days to qualified, active mentors across the Trust that support our future paramedic workforce. These days will be offered on overtime.

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Mentor Update East – all dates – St Leonards- (PAID)

Available to all mentors

N' CountiesRegistered CliniciansEast Counties

As part of a Trust led initiative to support our mentors we will be offering mentor update days to qualified, active mentors across the Trust that support our future paramedic workforce. These days will be offered on overtime.

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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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Rowcroft hospice- Improving end of life care in your workplace – how quality improvement can help

Available to all staff

All GradesWest Counties

Have you ever thought it would be great to improve end of life care in your workplace but unsure how to go about it? Then this might be the workshop for you….. ‘Improving end of life care in your workplace – how quality improvement can help’.

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ECG Online Resources

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll GradesDistance Learning

A collection of ECG Distance Learning resources available online.

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Clinical Research Courses

Available to all staff

N' CountiesAll GradesN' Counties

The CRN West of England offers a broad range of research training courses including Introduction to Good Clinical Practice, Good Clinical Practice Refresher, Informed Consent and Fundamentals of Clinical Research. Courses are held across Bristol, Bath, Gloucester, Weston and Swindon.

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