*POSTPONED* – Airway CPD Workshops 2020-21

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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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Commanders CPD Day 2021-22 – Multiple Locations & Dates

Available to Command trained only

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Attendance at a Command CPD day is a mandatory requirement for all Trust commanders as outlined within the Trust Command Policy. Following completion of the Trust Command Training you are now required to attend a yearly Continual Professional Development Day.

*Please note this course is in 2 locations - WAAC & EDOC- but will only show on the map view as WAAC*

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Evidence Search Skills Session

Available to all staff & students

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Two hour 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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SORT & MTA Training – Expressions of interest – All grades

Available to all operational & bank staff

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Open to all clinical grades and part time and bank staff.
Expressions of interest

This course will train you to form part of the specialist assets that respond to these incidents and to support the overall care of casualties in adverse environments whilst utilising safe systems of work which protects you and others.

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Critical Care Transfer Course 2021 – Bournemouth – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff AND students

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*FREE LUNCH* & a one day multidisciplinary course in Critical care transfers with realistic scenarios. This course is open to all staff AND students. This course will have staff from all disciplines in attendance including Drs, Nurses , specialist anaesthetists.

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*VIRTUAL COURSE* – Mindfulness Sessions – Multiple Dates

Open to all staff & students - all departments

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*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

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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

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

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Protected: PPED Cert Ed expression of interest

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

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L&D PPED only

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

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

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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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*POSTPONED* – SWAMP Training 2020-21- Multiple locations & dates

100% Mandatory Training compliant & Band 6 (or NQP moving to Band 6 in 2 months)

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This will provide the essential clinical knowledge for Band 6 Paramedics to confidently assess, manage and close minor wounds. Band 6 and above will be able to practice after completion of the course. NQPs within 2 months of Band 6 may also attend and be able to practice if Band 6 status achieved at the end of 2 months.

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VIRTUAL 5hr – Practice Educator Update Days 2021/22

Available to all Paramedics

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

Available to all mentors with a Practise 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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YOU ask, WE listen – CPD survey – Closing date 14/06/21

Available to all staff

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THIS SURVEY IS NOW OPEN - We want to help you develop - Tell us what kind of CPD you want - What, where, who, how, what level, what subjects - Closing date 14th June

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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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ECG Online Resources

Available to all staff

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A collection of ECG Distance Learning resources available online.

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Typing Courses

Available to all staff

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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

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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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Diabetes Education Programme

Available to all staff

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

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Clinical Research Courses

Available to all staff

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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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