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This learning network is designed to improve and promote collaborative working between care homes and the housing, health and social care sectors.Care home residents have some of the most complex health and social care needs in our society. They often experience gaps or discrimination in access to high-quality health care, including support for long-term physical and mental health conditions and specialist palliative care at the end of their lives.Better partnership working between the housing, health and social care sectors and care homes could enhance the wellbeing of residents and reduce the number of avoidable hospital admissions from care homes. It could also enable older people to have more voice, choice and control over what happens to them, as they would have in their own home.The learning network is a collaborative initiative between The King’s Fund and My Home Life.Who is it for?This network is for you if you are:working in the complex interface between care homes, housing, health and social carefrustrated at the disconnects around care for older peoplefed up seeing frail older people being passed inappropriately around the systemexcited about the possibilities for fresh approaches and new models for enhanced health in care homes that put older people at […]

Speciality: All specialties
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Duration: 141 days
Price: £6,000.00
Venue: The King's Fund
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Specifically developed for senior staff who are currently or about to become surgical tutors, this interactive course lays out different styles of leadership and the advanced skills and attitudes of an effective leader, manager, and mentor in a surgical environment.Various models are introduced during the two-day course to support the learning, incorporating current challenges attendees may be facing.In the gap between the first and second day, you will work on one or more particular issues. This helps attendees to work through challenges in a systematic way and to plan strategies to deal with them.Each course runs in two, one-day sessions that are 6-8 weeks apart. Participants must attend both dates shown against their chosen course and complete preparatory work for both days.RCS membership entitles you to a 10% discount on this course at partner centres. Find out if you’re eligible to join or transfer. This course is suitable for anyone in (or about to enter) an educational leadership position, including:RCS Surgical Tutors (including other College Tutors)SAS TutorsSenior Educational SupervisorsTraining Programme DirectorsHeads of Schools of Surgery and other Heads of SchoolRegional Specialty Professional AdvisorsRegional DirectorsParticipants should meet the following criteria to be eligible for the course:Experience of teaching in practice or […]

Speciality: General surgery
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CPD points: 11
Duration: 43 days
Price from: £399.00
Venue: Etc Venues (Prospero House)
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This study day will demonstrate and discuss common presentations and management of paediatric trauma, plus common and interesting examples.Topics include: General principles of the approach to and management of paediatric trauma situationsThe basics of managing different types of paediatric trauma, including neurosurgical, orthopaedic, chest and abdominal, and burnsRelevant psychosocial interventions for violence in young peopleUnderstand the process of pursuing further subspecialty training in paediatric emergency medicine

Speciality: Paediatrics
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Duration: 1 day
Price from: £33.00
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine
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Across the NHS, staff work around the clock to deliver the best possible care to more patients than ever before, but it’s becoming increasingly difficult as demand continues to rise.Current Urgent & Emergency care stats:In 2017-18 there were 23.8 million attendances in Accident and Emergency. This is an increase of 2 per cent compared with 2016-17 and 22 per cent since 2008-09England had the second highest reported A&E attendance rate amongst the home nations with 27,639 attendances per 100,000 population4-hour waits in A&E rose to a new high with 18.5% of people attending major departments experiencing long waits compared with 16.5% in 2017. Attendances rose by 0.6% in 2018The waiting list for consultant-led treatment rose to a new high in 2018 and the 18-week treatment target was not metNHS England is currently driving some key initiatives throughout the UK to help reduce these statistics.New rapid care measures are to be rolled out which will provide people experiencing a mental health crisis with treatment under an hour. The new standard, a significant step towards parity of esteem for mental health, is among a raft of proposed clinical improvements that aim to deliver rapid assessment and treatment for patients with the most […]

CPD points: 8
Duration: 1 day
Price from: £183.00
Venue: Etc.Venues, London Prospero House
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Medicines are the most commonly used therapeutic intervention. Medicines management drives the way that medicines are selected, procured, delivered, prescribed, administered and reviewed.NHS Providers recently stated that “Hospitals across England are experiencing medicine shortages because of “stockpiling and price pressure as the Brexit deadline approaches.”Some trusts had seen shortages of up to 160 different drugs in the past 3 months. this was compared with just 25 to 30 drugs in normal timesA Department of Health and Social Care official said: “We have well-established procedures to deal with any disruption to the supply chain and our plans to ensure patients can continue to receive the medicines they need, whatever the outcome of negotiations, are well advanced.Our upcoming Medicines Management: Optimising the use of medicines congress will allow delegates to join the debate on the management of both inpatient & outpatient medicine, we have identified 6 areas that our event will focus on:• Optimising the use of medicines• Procurement Monitoring of Service contracts• Management of stock• Medicines waste• Development of guidance policy, procedure and standard operating procedures• Management of pharmaceutical wasteThe conference will provide delegates with the opportunity to engage directly with 10 industry leading speakers and 200 likeminded peers from across […]

Speciality: All specialties
CPD points: 8
Duration: 1 day
Price from: £183.00
Venue: Etc.Venues, London Prospero House
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Medicines are the most commonly used therapeutic intervention. Medicines management drives the way that medicines are selected, procured, delivered, prescribed, administered and reviewed.NHS Providers recently stated that “Hospitals across England are experiencing medicine shortages because of “stockpiling and price pressure as the Brexit deadline approaches.”Some trusts had seen shortages of up to 160 different drugs in the past 3 months. this was compared with just 25 to 30 drugs in normal timesA Department of Health and Social Care official said: “We have well-established procedures to deal with any disruption to the supply chain and our plans to ensure patients can continue to receive the medicines they need, whatever the outcome of negotiations, are well advanced.Our upcoming Medicines Management: Optimising the use of medicines congress will allow delegates to join the debate on the management of both inpatient & outpatient medicine, we have identified 6 areas that our event will focus on:• Optimising the use of medicines• Procurement Monitoring of Service contracts• Management of stock• Medicines waste• Development of guidance policy, procedure and standard operating procedures• Management of pharmaceutical wasteThe conference will provide delegates with the opportunity to engage directly with 10 industry leading speakers and 200 likeminded peers from across […]

Speciality: All specialties
CPD points: 8
Duration: 1 day
Price from: £183.00
Venue: Etc. Venues, Prospero House
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Our management and leadership course is designed to equip doctors with important skills and attributes which are relevant all aspects of their work. The course covers a wide range of skills and knowledge, including:Understanding the leadership style of the NHSUnderstanding your own leadership styleEmotional IntelligenceManaging teamsInspiring peopleManaging and leading othersMentoring and coachingMotivating othersOur medical management and leadership course is suitable for doctors at all grades, as well as managers and senior nurses. During the course of those extremely informative and interactive two days, you will discover and practise world-leading leadership and management techniques.

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CPD points: 12
Duration: 2 days
Price from: £399.00
Venue: Grange Holborn Hotel / De Vere West One Centre
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Start Date: 02/03/2020Study Day 1: 13/03/2020 09:00, National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RLStudy Day 2: 10/07/2020 09:00, National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RLDid you know study days are optional on this module? We know students benefit from face to face contact with a trainer, a chance to ask questions, and networking with other students. But if your location or your calendar mean you can’t attend the study days, you don’t need to worry – all the actual learning for the course is done online. So pick a start date to suit – you can still join the cohort and benefit from our great education!This Enhancing COPD Care in Professional Practice Short Course is accredited by the University of Hertfordshire and is taught at Level 6/Degree level.This multi-professional course focuses upon the assessment and management of the individual with COPD within the context of the wider community. Importance is placed on a patient centred approach, the health needs of the individual, health promotion and self-empowerment whilst acknowledging the professional, political and social climate within which services are provided.On completion of the course, successful students will […]

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CPD points: 30
Duration: 131 days
Price from: £950.00
Venue: National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Society Building
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Start Date: 02/03/2020Study Day 1: 19/03/2020 09:00, National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RLStudy Day 2: 09/07/2020 09:00, National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RLDid you know study days are optional on this module? We know students benefit from face to face contact with a trainer, a chance to ask questions, and networking with other students. But if your location or your calendar mean you can’t attend the study days, you don’t need to worry – all the actual learning for the course is done online. So pick a start date to suit – you can still join the cohort and benefit from our great education!This Principles of Diabetes for Professional Practice Short Course is accredited by the University of Hertfordshire and is taught at Level 5/Diploma level.This course is aimed at any health care professional who participates in the assessment, management and delivery of care for people with or at risk of developing diabetes.This course aims to equip health care professionals with the knowledge and skills required to recognise patients at risk, and will focus on the prevention, recognition and management of metabolic syndrome and […]

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CPD points: 30
Duration: 130 days
Price from: £885.00
Venue: National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Society Building
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Our medical photography courses are accredited with the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine (FFLM) and the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP): 2-Day Course:GMC guidelines on photographing patients. 12 points CPD via the FFLM: successful completion allows you to apply for Licentiate of BIPP. Each course conducted by experienced photographers, doctors and make-up artists.Maximum of 12 students per course.All equipment provided, including one Nikon D3400 SLR and one external flashlight per student. (If you require advice or consultancy on establishing a medical photography service, we will be happy to discuss this. We can also come to you with all of the equipment and provide the course on-site. Please email us to discuss your requirements.***)

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CPD points: 12
Duration: 2 days
Price from: £475.00
Venue: Premier Inn (Clapham)
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The roles of medical and nursing directors have changed substantially over the past 10 years and will continue to change as integration, technology, patient voice and governance make new demands. These roles are pivotal in engaging clinical and non-clinical colleagues to create supportive and effective cultures that are conducive to innovating and delivering patient-focused care.Who is it for?The programme is designed for medical directors, nursing directors and those aspiring to these roles.How will you benefit from this programme?This programme will support you to develop your understanding and crucial leadership skills such as: influencing, teamwork, resilience, building networks and personal impact.This programme will build on your achievements and challenge you to:actively change the culture of your organisationinfluence and build networks within and between organisationsincrease your ability and influence to shape care beyond your organisation.What will you do on this programme?The programme offers experiential learning, structured around four key elements.Expert insight and challengeYou will engage with medical directors at regional and national level, chief executives, other board-level professionals, politicians and policy specialists from The King’s Fund.ReflectionThere will be a blend of activities to assess your own leadership style, strengths and development needs. This will enhance your ability to give and receive formative […]

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Duration: 206 days
Price: £7,440.00
Venue: The King's Fund
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This popular interactive course will deepen your skills as a trainer, improving your approach to planning, developing, delivering and evaluating surgical training.Taught over two days through a mix of practical sessions and two eLearning components, Training the Trainers will enhance your skills as a surgical educator and prepare you for dealing with some of the common challenges you may encounter as a trainer.RCS membership entitles you to a 10% discount on this course at partner centres. Find out if you’re eligible to join or transfer. £699.00 2 days 12.00 CPD PointsAfter attending this course, you should be able to:Identify the stages of learningRecognise both facilitators and barriers to learningDiscuss the impact of learning style on teaching and learningDescribe and use a four step approach to teaching a practical skillDescribe a model of the learning process (Kolb’s learning cycle)Explain the benefits of reflection and identify opportunities to use reflection as a learning tool, plus use a model of reflection to improve your teaching practiceDifferentiate between different types of assessmentDescribe and use a model of effective feedbackDiscuss reasons for, and ways of dealing with, some of the common challenges you might encounter in your work as a trainer

Speciality: Medical education
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CPD points: 12
Duration: 2 days
Price from: £699.00
Venue: Etc Venues (Prospero House)