University of Cumbria (UoC) – Leadership Through Transformational Learning *Distance Learning*

To be eligible to study this module, you must be working in an appropriate healthcare environment.

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The aim of this module is 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. This module can be studied as part of a programme or as a short course.

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University of Cumbria (UoC) – Research Methods *Distance Learning*

To be eligible to study this module, you must be working in an appropriate healthcare environment.

NorthEastWestDistance LearningRegistered Clinicians

This 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.

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University of Cumbria (UoC) – Disaster Response *Distance Learning*

To be eligible to study this module, you must be working in an appropriate healthcare environment.

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University of Cumbria 20 credit module available at level 6 or 7. The module will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours of those expected to deliver interventions or lead in disaster settings.

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University of Cumbria (UoC) – Consultation & Physical Examination: Health Assessment Skills *Distance Learning*

To be eligible to study this module, you must be working in an appropriate healthcare environment.

NorthEastWestDistance LearningRegistered Clinicians

University of Cumbria 20 credit module available at level 6 or 7. The aim of this module is to enable you to develop consultation and physical examination skills related to specific body systems across the lifespan.

The module will be of relevance to health care professionals working with patients across the full age spectrum.

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University of Cumbria (UoC) – Clinical Complexity in Emergency Care *Distance Learning*

To be eligible to study this module, you must be working in an appropriate healthcare environment.

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University of Cumbria 20 credit module available at level 6 or 7. To develop your knowledge and critical understanding of the principles underpinning the care of adults experiencing complex clinical needs, acute illness and including acute exacerbations of long term conditions.

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UWE Institute of Technology – Certificate in Future Technologies – Free Places

Available to all staff aged 19 and over, currently in work and have a West of England employer

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Modular course designed by employers and educational institutions working in partnership to help businesses access high-quality, short, technical training modules to up-skill/re-skill staff to better address their business needs.

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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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Digital Fellowship – Opportunity for Clinical Staff- Closing date – 6th Dec 21

Suitable for registered clinicians only

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Closing date - 6th Dec- A fantastic 12 month opportunity for healthcare professionals to develop additional skills and knowledge as a fellow on the Topol Digital Programme. The Fellowship will fund up to 0.4 WTE for backfill to ensure that appropriate time is protected for the fellow.

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ECA e-development day- 2021

ECA only

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This is the e-learning content for the ECA development day 2021. It is not mandatory, but you will be paid 5 hrs OT at your normal rate for completing this.

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Pre-Hospital PROMPT Online Learning Platform

Suitable for registered clinicians only

Distance LearningRegistered Clinicians

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 and clinicians above this level.

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*Virtual delivery* – Research Methods UoC January 2022- One Space Available

L6 - BSc Level or LM (7) MSc Level - 20 Credits

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This 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.

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Protected: L&D change & welfare survey

Open to all L&D staff

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L&D departmental change & welfare survey

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*Event Now Full* UoP – The Supervision of Clinical Practice – 11th JAN 2022 Start

L6 - 20 Credits. Suitable for registered clinicians only

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Registered Clinicians only - These six study units have been produced to help healthcare professionals to understand the principles of clinical supervision and how it works in practice. This can be used in place of a mentorship qualification.

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*Event Now Full* – 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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*Event Now Full* – UoP (accredited) Mentorship Module – 4th JAN 2022 START

L6 - 20 Credits. Suitable for registered clinicians only

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This HE Mentorship module (HEAB370) is accredited at L6 (20 credits) by UoP & taught in-house. It requires HE assessment submission & mandatory 4 day attendance. It is fully funded.

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BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice Development Programme with the University of Cumbria (UoC)

Paramedic

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The application window for BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice Development Programme with the University of Cumbria’s (UoC) is now open.


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Addison’s Disease Awareness Sessions – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

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A virtual session presented by two ADSHG volunteers via Zoom, the Addison's Disease Awareness Session will improve your knowledge and understanding of this invisible disease, including how to spot the signs of Addison's Disease.

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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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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 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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Protected: Clinical Supervision virtual sessions – Bookable – DRAFT

Open to ANY SWASFT EMPLOYEE who would like a chat about work-related issues in a safe space.

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Clinical Supervision is the title given to the concept of providing a safe, structured space for staff to talk about anything that relates to work.

It is NOT the ‘supervision’ of clinical practice, it is NOT a managerial tool to monitor what we are doing and it is NOT just about paramedics. Clinical Supervision is open to ANY SWASFT EMPLOYEE who would like a chat about work-related issues in a safe space.

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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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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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UWE Distance Learning Mentorship (SSIP)-NON-accredited

Available to all Active Mentors, NQPs, and staff who have registered with their Practice Placement Coordinator to become a Mentor

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This SSIP course replaces the PL&SS as a new and updated version . It is acceptable for all Practice Educators (Mentors) AND for the NQP portfolio.
For staff who would like to complete a recognised Mentorship course -the face to face, University of Plymouth Accredited version is available. Dates will be available throughout the year. *This is now delivered virtually

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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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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

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

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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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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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