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Q&A session – Palliative & End-of-life care training -11 Aug 2022

All staff & students - most beneficial to patient focused roles

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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 – 12th July 2022

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. 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.
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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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Dorset – St Leonards – ZOLL Training – Multiple Dates & Locations -2022

Available to all staff

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The ZOLL rollout is starting in Dorset with a “go-live” for all DCAs and RRVs from 2022. To prepare for the full implementation of the Zolls, all staff are required to undertake familiarisation training.


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Dorset – Weymouth – ZOLL Training – Multiple Dates & Locations -2022

Available to all staff

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The ZOLL rollout is starting in Dorset with a “go-live” for all DCAs and RRVs from 2022. To prepare for the full implementation of the Zolls, all staff are required to undertake familiarisation training.


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Making Sense of Health Research Annual Conference – 21st Sep -2022

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Making Sense of Evidence Annual Conference, 21 September 2022 -
Buckfast Abbey Conference centre 21 September 2022, 9.30 am - 4.30 pm.
The conference will include a plenary from Professor Amanda Burls and a choice of workshops which will be open to members of the public, doctors, allied health professionals, nurses, public health professionals and therapists within the South West Peninsula (Cornwall, Devon and South Somerset).

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*VIRTUAL* AET Award in Education & Training – Learning Curve Group -2022-23 – Multiple Cohorts

100% attendance - 5 days & portfolio submission - Open to ALL staff

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*This course is provide by an external provider, to assist the internal faculty in managing demand. The internal faculty courses will still continue to run alongside these*

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training replaces the Level 3 qualification in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS). Upon completion, you will be able to begin a career within a teaching environment as a support function, assisting teachers. It’s a great course for anyone wanting to get into teaching and is a fantastic stepping stone from an Assessor’s qualification or on to the Level 4 Certificate to become a teacher of adult education.

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*VIRTUAL* CET – Certificate in Education & Training – Learning Curve Group -2022-23 – Multiple Cohorts

100% attendance - 5 days & portfolio submission - open to all staff who meet the entry criteria

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The NCFE Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is what you will need if you want to teach within the further education or lifelong learning sector, teaching adults.
Suitable for a wide range of trainee teachers, this qualification gives you the necessary understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher.

This course requires 100% attendance of  14 taught days by the awarding body to achieve the qualification. It also requires you to submit a portfolio of work. Failure to do so will mean you will not pass the course. Please think carefully about whether you can commit to this before applying.

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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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PARACHUTE-2 Study – expressions of interest – 01/04/22

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

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Following the peer reviewed PARACHUTE study in 2018, dealing with low altitude aircraft related trauma injuries -PARACHUTE-2 has been launched  - expressions of interest now open

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*VIRTUAL* AET Award in Education & Training 2022-23 – Multiple Cohorts

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AET provides the minimum statutory standard for those entering the teaching profession. The main objective of the qualification is to equip the individual with the skills and knowledge to begin a teaching career within the learning sector.

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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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Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS)

Paramedic

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The Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS) was intended to create additional capacity within primary care through a rotational model for Paramedics to rotate between the ambulance service and PCNs (50% of the time with each). COMING SOON

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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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Airway CPD Workshops 2022 – Multiple Dates

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This practical CPD session gives clinicians the opportunity to refresh their airway management skills in a relaxed and informal setting; through a variety of skills stations, clinical discussions and scenario-based training.

Taught by Specialist Paramedics in Critical Care from across the Trust, this Airway workshop aims to cover topics such as:

- Escalation of airway management techniques
- Oxygenation and ventilation strategies
- End-Tidal CO2 waveforms and their clinical significance.

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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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