Dorset Domestic Abuse Awareness Training – Oct 2022

Available to all Dorset staff

All GradesEast

The Dragonfly Project develops community-based support for people affected by domestic abuse. Dragonfly champions are trained to provide a listening ear and a link to domestic abuse support agencies so that people who are isolated have access to help.

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The Self Aware Leader – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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One-day virtual workshop via Ioda Ltd. Level 5.

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Leading and Managing Change – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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One-day virtual workshop via Ioda Ltd. Level 5.

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Planning & Performance Management – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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One-day virtual workshop via Ioda Ltd. Level 5.

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Leading & Managing Teams – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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Virtual one-day workshop via Ioda Ltd.

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Inclusive Leadership – One day Virtual Workshop

Open to all staff

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Virtual workshop via Ioda Ltd. This workshop will contribute to achieving the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Award in Leadership and Management at either Level 3 or 5.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Managing Teams Remotely – 20th Mar 2023

Open to all staff

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This masterclass has been designed to support mangers in keeping their teams engaged and healthy, as well as managing team and individual performance with the shift to more remote working.  It is aimed at managers who manage remote working teams, whether geographically dispersed or because team members are working from home.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Staying Connected – 11th Jan 2023

Open to all staff

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Most organisations had a well-thought-out plan of how to operate. However, COVID-19 likely threw a massive wrench into the process; lives and workplace environments have changed enormously. People had to learn to work with others in a completely different way.
During this masterclass, we will discuss practical strategies and techniques on how to stay connected with others to build and maintain healthy relationships. We will explore the three main elements of connecting with others including some practical strategies and tips to maintain contact and ensure healthy relationships with your team.

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Virtual – 60 – 90 mins – Maintaining personal resilience – 13th Dec 2022

Open to all staff

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Resilience – a phrase of the 21st century but what does it really mean in the context of work?

Resilience is the ability to quickly recover from obstacles and tackle current challenges head on. Resilient people have the energy, flexibility, mental agility and networks of support to consistently perform at their best.

In this masterclass, you will explore the tools you and your team need to manage stress at work, thrive through change, create productive work environments, and build strong support networks. You will be provided with a range of tips and strategies to maintain personal resilience and positive welfare.

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Virtual – 60 – 90 mins – Helping People to Help Themselves – 29th Nov 2022

Open to all staff

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There is the age-old question “Am I helping in a way that helps?”.
During this masterclass, you will explore the role of inclusive leadership and emotional intelligence in gaining the support of others to enable greater empowerment and delegation. You will explore the concept of the Leadership Shadow, understand the importance of trust in a team and how you develop the aptitude of others to take responsibility for the success of the team.

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Virtual – 60 -90 mins – Managing Your Unconscious Bias – 2nd Nov – 2022

Open to all staff

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Examining the concept of unconscious bias from a practical perspective and how it can positively or negatively impact on individual behaviour towards others, this workshop uses a range of methods to engage you in a non-threatening and often fun way, highlighting the need for self-reflection and self-awareness to be truly inclusive.

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VIRTUAL – 60-90 MINS – Maintaining health & wellbeing – 09:30 – 19th Oct 2022

Open to all staff

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Through the exploration of the meaning of health and wellbeing, you will begin to develop and identify individual, team and organisation pathways of support to build well-being habits. You will discover how to raise awareness of mental health issues, helping yourselves or others who are struggling at work whilst addressing the needs of the organisation.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Managing Teams Back into the Workplace – 09:30 – 22nd Sep 2022

Open to all staff

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In our safe learning environment, you will be given the opportunity to discuss, explore and develop your understanding of managing teams back into the workplace. You will explore a range of practical tips and strategies, through tutor facilitation and delegate engagement, creating interaction and participation at all times. You will discover the challenges that managers and teams encounter when returning to the workplace and receive practical tips and strategies to overcome them.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Let’s Talk About Race – 09:30 – 4th Oct 2022

Open to all staff

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There are many myths around the topical and potentially contentious issues such as #BlackLivesMatter. This masterclass provides clear and objective explanations behind the subject of Race and Ethnicity and allows you to make your objective assessment and decisions to inform your behaviours and actions.

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Virtual – 60-90 mins – Everyday Leadership – 09:30 – 6th Sept 2022

Open to all staff

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Inclusive leaders are inspirational individuals, not necessarily in leadership roles, and can be anywhere within a business. Developing your knowledge and understanding of being an inclusive leader and, as importantly, how this is practically applied back in the workplace, you will explore a range of techniques which will inspire, empower and provide you with practical skills to ‘make things happen’.

Professional ways of challenging instances of inappropriate behaviour can make a real difference to people’s working lives, health and wellbeing.

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ReSPECT, TEP forms myth-busting & Q&A – 6th Sep 2022

All staff & students - most beneficial to patient focused roles

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6th Sep 2022 - 13:00
Open to all All staff & students. The Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment (ReSPECT) has been implemented across BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire from 4 October 2021. This replaces the DNACPR and TEP forms within BSW by October 2022.

This session aims to inform on the use of the ReSPECT form with an added Q&A session, and will touch on similar forms used in other areas.

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Protected: JESIP Face to Face Course – TRAINED COMMANDERS ONLY

Available to Command trained only

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All individuals who are expected as part of their role to be in charge of an emergency control room or command their organisation’s resources at a multi- agency incident must attend a face to face JESIP command course.

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Protected: IOSH Virtual Training

Closed run

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IOSH Managing Safely on-line course

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Q&A session – Palliative & End-of-life care training -Multiple dates 2022

All staff & students - most beneficial to patient focused roles

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*THIS IS THE Q&A SESSION EVENT PAGE*
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 – Recorded session

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. (*This is now a recorded session for those that couldn't attend*). 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.
*Distance Learning*.



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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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*VIRTUAL* UoP – The Supervision of Clinical Practice 2022-23 – Multiple Cohorts

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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*VIRTUAL* UoP – (Accredited) Mentorship Module 2022-23 – Multiple Cohorts

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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*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

Distance LearningAll Grades

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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The Science of Happiness – OCT / NOV 2022 – Dates TBC

All staff - All depts

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June 22nd start - 4 weeks drop in sessions & optional (recommended) live lecture every Wed evening.

This course is not like most others we have advertised on SWASTCPD.
This course is not a wellbeing or self help course to improve your mental health and happiness; it is a course to explore the understand the what, how and why of happiness based on rigorous evidence based and peer reviewed science. But, when people complete this course, there has been a clear and measurable significant positive effect on student's mental well-being.

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UK Sepsis Trust Videos & e-Learning Modules

Available to all staff and Students

Distance Learning

A series of short films and e-Learning modules to help you understand, identify, and manage sepsis. Whether you are a clinician, careworker, or simply a concerned parent, son/daughter or friend, these modules will help you understand more about sepsis and how you can help save lives.

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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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Protected: Comings Soon – *VIRTUAL* Clinical Supervision Sessions – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

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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. The sessions is open to all SWAST staff, students and volunteers who would like a chat about work-related issues in a safe space.

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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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ICD & Pacemaker confidence & Myth Busting

all staff

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Senior Cardiac Physiologist presenting a short virtual session -Helping you to understand the need to know basics of pacemakers and ICDs and debunking the myths about them.

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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, ECA to Para students and clinicians above this level.

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*VIRTUAL COURSE* – Evidence Search Skills Session 2022 – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff & students

All 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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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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Addison’s Disease Awareness Sessions – Multiple Dates

Available to all staff, students and volunteers

All GradesNorthEastWestDistance Learning

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 Pre-Hospital Burns 2022 – 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 2022

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

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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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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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

All GradesDistance Learning

A collection of ECG Distance Learning resources available online.

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Typing Courses

Available to all staff

All GradesDistance Learning

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

All GradesDistance Learning

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

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