*VIRTUAL COURSE* – Evidence Search Skills Session 2021 – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff & students

Distance LearningAll 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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*VIRTUAL COURSE* – Study Skills 2021 – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll GradesNorthEastWestDistance Learning

Study Skills - This is a real 'start at the beginning' refresher session for those who want to learn how to manage academic work.

This course is open to ALL staff and Paramedic Science students. Students and Mentors are particularly encouraged to attend together for shared learning and assessment. 

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*VIRTUAL COURSE* – Mindfulness Sessions – Multiple Dates

Open to all staff & students - all departments

Distance LearningAll GradesNorthEastWestDistance LearningStudents

*This session is open to ALL staff & students*
An opportunity developed in partnership with the well-being initiative and our Peer Support Staff to enable you to attend mindfulness sessions on a one to one or small group. These 3 hour sessions will be run with trained facilitator Lizzie Ryan.

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*VIRTUAL* AET Award in Education & Training – 20th JAN 2022 Start

English and Maths GCSE or GCE at Grade C and above or equivalent (Functional Skills in Numeracy/Maths and Literacy/English at Level 2). In addition we will require either a certificate of achievement in ICT or equivalent (GCSE or GCE or EDCL etc. and above) or evidence of attending the EPCR training day plus a 500 word reflection on the use of ICT in their work

NorthEastWestDistance LearningAll Grades

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

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*VIRTUAL* AET Award in Education & Training – 12th OCT 2021 Start

English and Maths GCSE or GCE at Grade C and above or equivalent (Functional Skills in Numeracy/Maths and Literacy/English at Level 2). In addition we will require either a certificate of achievement in ICT or equivalent (GCSE or GCE or EDCL etc. and above) or evidence of attending the EPCR training day plus a 500 word reflection on the use of ICT in their work

Distance LearningAll Grades

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

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*VIRTUAL* AET-Award in Education & Training- 1st JUNE 2021 Start

English and Maths GCSE or GCE at Grade C and above or equivalent (Functional Skills in Numeracy/Maths and Literacy/English at Level 2). In addition we will require either a certificate of achievement in ICT or equivalent (GCSE or GCE or EDCL etc. and above) or evidence of attending the EPCR training day plus a 500 word reflection on the use of ICT in their work

NorthEastWestDistance LearningAll Grades

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

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*VIRTUAL* Pre-­Hospital PROMPT РMultiple dates

Suitable for registered clinicians only

Distance LearningRegistered Clinicians

Fully funded Multi-professional Pre-hospital PROMPT training day for Paramedics and clinicians above this level.
This course will be a different experience to the face to face training, but face to face difficult birth sessions are in the works to complement this course.

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*Virtual* – Introduction to ECGs & ECG Training: Level 1 – 2020

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll GradesDistance Learning

This advert is for 2 courses -

1- 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. 

2 -ECG level 1 - A more in depth look & the SWASFT Paramedic standard. This session covers cardiac anatomy, how ECGs work, common arrhythmias, tips for getting the most from your ePCR and explores the latest relevant guidelines and pathways.

Both courses open to all staff - we recommend if you are starting at the begining you start with the 1st course.

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Protected: PPED Cert Ed expression of interest

Only available to those who can meet the criteria outlined in this advert

NorthRegistered Clinicians

L&D PPED only

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*VIRTUAL SESSION* – Pre-Hospital Burns – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

NorthEastWestDistance LearningAll GradesNorthEastWestDistance Learning

The ever popular Pre-Hospital burns course is back virtually. Specialist Burns Nurse Nicola Beavan presenting on - all types of burns that can be encountered, what they can be caused by and how to control and even stop them from occurring.

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Protected: SPUEC Development needs

Only available to those who can meet the criteria outlined in this advert

NorthRegistered Clinicians

SPUEC only development survey

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VIRTUAL 5hr – Practice Educator Update Days 2020/21

Available to all Paramedics

Distance LearningRegistered Clinicians

Virtual PE Update days are now available for qualified, Practice Educators (Mentors) across the Trust that support our future Paramedic workforce. These sessions will be offered on overtime with an incentive payment, and will all be delivered virtually. If you are not yet qualified as a Practice Educator, IDEALLY please go to the Student & PE development page to book a course BEFORE booking for an update day. This is now no longer a requirement though.

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Changing Mind-sets – Disability Confident Training 2021

Available to all, but best suited to Line Managers, Leaders, aspirant Leaders and Managers, and Peer Supporters

All GradesDistance Learning

Disability confident course presented as a collection of sessions based on working with colleagues who have disabilities and lifelong conditions - delivered by Devon County Council via Zoom

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

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

Distance LearningRegistered Clinicians

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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AET-Award in Education & Training- ONLINE- Jan 2021 start

L & D staff

WestAll Grades

AET provides the minimum statutory standard for those entering the teaching profession.
This course is only open to L&D staff initially. Please sign up to the mailing list to receive updates of when the course will open up to all staff- (Bottom of the page on the left)

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Autism E-Learning- Glos Staff only

Available to all staff

NorthDistance LearningAll Grades

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

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 Online Resources

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll GradesDistance Learning

A collection of ECG Distance Learning resources available online.

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Typing Courses

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll Grades

Free online typing lessons and games.

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NHS IT Skills -Digital Learning Solutions

Available to all staff

Distance LearningAll Grades

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

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

NorthAll GradesNorth

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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