Leadership Skills Course provided by SWAST HR Dept

Available to all staff

East CountiesWest CountiesAll Grades

This five day course coordinated by the Human Resources department will equip you with the skills to lead your teams using a coaching style, with a strong focus on supporting and maintaining their wellbeing.

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King’s Fund System’s Leadership Programme

Available to all staff working in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

West CountiesRegistered Clinicians

The 6 month Kings Fund Leadership Program is suitable for pracitioners working across the Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

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STORM – Adolescent Suicide Prevention

Available to all staff

East CountiesAll Grades

STORM is the two day course around adolescent suicide prevention Offered free by CAMHS to professionals who work with children and adolescents.

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‘REAL’ Respiratory Clinic: Online Learning

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll Grades

A free online educational resource ‘the Respiratory Education and Learning (REAL) Respiratory clinic' uses eLearning to create interactive and realistic case studies to assist you in better managing consultations.

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BMJ Learning

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll Grades

All SWAST staff and students now have access to BMJ Learning with over 700 short e-learning modules on clinical topics.

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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' CountiesEast CountiesRegistered Clinicians

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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Mental Health Instructor Training

Available to all staff

N' CountiesAll Grades

Age UK Wiltshire (AUKW) is offering a fully funded opportunity for people to train as mental health instructors. This accredited training is being delivered by Mental Health First Aid England in Bath.

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Mentor Update West – Derriford, Roche, ASOC & Taunton (PAID)

Available to all mentors

West CountiesWest CountiesAll Grades

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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Self-Harm Awareness Training

Available to staff working in the Gloucestershire area.

N' CountiesAll Grades

This 1 day Self-harm Awareness training for staff who work face to face with school age children, young adults and/or adults in the Gloucestershire area.

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Pre-­hospital PROMPT Maternity Emergencies Training Day – 9 November 2019 Taunton

Suitable for Paramedics and Clinicians above this level

N' CountiesEast CountiesWest CountiesRegistered Clinicians

Fully funded Pre-Hospital PROMPT training day for Paramedics.

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Pre-­hospital PROMPT Maternity Emergencies Training Day – 28 September 2019 Roche

Suitable for Paramedics and Clinicians above this level

N' CountiesEast CountiesWest CountiesRegistered Clinicians

Fully funded Pre-Hospital PROMPT training day for Paramedics.

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Pre-Hospital Burns Treatment – 9 December St Leonards

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

N' CountiesEast CountiesWest CountiesAll Grades

A fantastic 2 hour course on pre-hospital burns assessment and treatment in paediatrics and adult care.

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Open All Hours Macmillan Cancer Care Education Day

Available to all staff

N' CountiesEast CountiesWest CountiesAll Grades

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

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Cornwall PROMPT Practical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training – December 2019

Suitable for Paramedics and Clinicians above this level

West CountiesAll Grades

PROMPT training in Truro for SWAST Paramedics.

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Diabetes Injection Technique and Safety: Online Learning

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll Grades

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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An Introduction to COPD: Online Learning

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll Grades

An Introduction to COPD provides you with the knowledge to manage patients with COPD, increase confidence and competence and enhance understanding of this complex disease.

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ECG Training: Level 1

Available to all staff

East CountiesEast CountiesAll Grades

This accessible and relaxed course is designed to go back to basics to support frontline staff in approaching ECGs with confidence.

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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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New-born & Pre-term Stabilisation and Life Support

Suitable for Paramedics only

N' CountiesRegistered Clinicians

This practical CPD event is led by a consultant neonatologist, bringing together mixed groups of SWAST clinicians, the community midwife team, and HCPs from the Great Western Hospital paeds team. The emphasis is on sharing best practice and boosting confidence in dealing with pre-term deliveries out of hospital.

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Typing Courses

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll Grades

Free online typing lessons and games.

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IT Skills: Office Essentials for the Workplace

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll Grades

Customisable IT training for all staff on Microsoft Office products, from basic through to advanced.

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Award in Education & Training

QCF Level 3 - Available to all staff

N' CountiesEast CountiesWest CountiesAll Grades

AET provides the minimum statutory standard for those entering the teaching profession.

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NCFE Level 2 Distance Learning

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll Grades

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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Diabetes Education Programme

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll Grades

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

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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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