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Courses and Publications

Courses and Publications

GPN (Napier) Diabetes 20 credits SCQF Level 9 Module - Online/Distance Learning

Please ensure you have full support from your manager to undertake this education, including any workplace supervision.

Please ensure you have capability and capacity to study this course BEFORE booking a place.

Once you have accepted a place you will be liable for costs if you do not commit to the full course.


14-week online course delivered by Edinburgh Napier University. Course begins week commencing 7th September 2020.

Delivered as a fully online learning module.
 

This module examines the theory of Diabetes Mellitus as it affects children and adults across the lifespan, and relates this to patient care and health education. Students will understand that Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic illness, which unless managed effectively by both the health care professionals and the patient may result in acute and long-term complications.  This module will prepare the student to educate and support patients and their carers in their understanding that lifestyle changes and treatment compliance will enhance their quality of life and reduce the risk, or delay the onset, of complications.

Please note booking for this course will close on 10th August 2020 to allow time to complete the registration process with Edinburgh Napier University.

Cancellation Notice:  Please be mindful that although this course is free for you to attend, the Scottish Government has funded your place from public resources.  We expect a high demand but are unlikely to be able to fill places at short notice.  Therefore, if you are unable to attend for any reason at all we would be very grateful if you could please let us know no later than 14 days before the event. We reserve the right to charge for late cancellations or non-attendance.

 

Funding and Eligibility:   This course is funded by the Scottish Government GPN Fund 2018-21, to sign up for this course you must be an active General Practice Nurse.  To ensure you are able to sign up please ensure your role on portal is 'Medical - Practice Nurse'.


Resource Type: CPD Connect [No Fee]

No Location Provided Monday, September 7, 2020 9:00 AM-9:00 AM Contact Organiser Waiting List Only
£POA Book

GPN (Napier) Sexual Health - Level 9 Module - Online/Distance Learning

Please ensure you have full support from your manager to undertake this education, including any workplace supervision.

Please ensure you have capability and capacity to study this course BEFORE booking a place.

Once you have accepted a place you will be liable for costs if you do not commit to the full course.


Delivered online/distance learning. Starting September 2020.  

Reproductive Health Theory for Practice: September 2020 (dates to be confirmed)
Genitourinary Medicine Theory for Practice: January 2021 (dates to be confirmed)

Face to Face sessions: 
Reproductive Health Theory for Practice: dates to be confirmed
Genitourinary Medicine Theory for Practice: dates to be confirmed

Learning activities will be facilitated through a blended approach with the use of live streaming technology for those students unable to attend the face-to-face days.

The aim of this comprehensive learning module is to enable students to explore contemporary issues in genitourinary medicine. It offers in depth study of sexually transmitted infection and blood borne viruses from both clinical and public health perspectives. This will facilitate development of the necessary knowledge and skills required to enable them to competently and confidently provide sexual healthcare within the context of your own practice area.

Cancellation Notice:  Please be mindful that although this course is free for you to attend, the Scottish Government has funded your place from public resources.  We expect a high demand but are unlikely to be able to fill places at short notice.  Therefore, if you are unable to attend for any reason at all we would be very grateful if you could please let us know no later than 14 days before the event. We reserve the right to charge for late cancellations or non-attendance.

 

Funding and Eligibility:   This course is funded by the Scottish Government GPN Fund 2018-21, to sign up for this course you must be an active General Practice Nurse.  To ensure you are able to sign up please ensure your role on portal is 'Medical - Practice Nurse'.


Resource Type: CPD Connect [No Fee]

No Location Provided Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:00 AM-9:00 AM Contact Organiser Good Availability
£POA Book

GPN (University of Dundee) Assessment of Joint Pain - SCQF Level 9 Module

Please ensure you have full support from your manager to undertake this education, including any workplace supervision.

Please ensure you have capability and capacity to study this course BEFORE booking a place.

Once you have accepted a place you will be liable for costs if you do not commit to the full course.


To apply for a funded place on this course please email Nursing-Health-Postqualifying@dundee.ac.uk providing your GP Practice and module of interest - you do not need to book a place on Portal.


This is an SCQF Level 9 module delivered by University of Dundee. 12 week course commencing 5th October 2020. Delivered online/distance learning

This includes optional face to face sessions at the Kirkcaldy Campus on dates TBC.

Assessment week: TBC.

To enable students the opportunity to develop skills in the assessment, and referral or management of patients with joint pain associated with musculo-skeletal conditions.

Cancellation Notice:  Please be mindful that although this course is free for you to attend, the Scottish Government has funded your place from public resources.  We expect a high demand but are unlikely to be able to fill places at short notice.  Therefore, if you are unable to attend for any reason at all we would be very grateful if you could please let us know no later than 14 days before the event. We reserve the right to charge for late cancellations or non-attendance.

 

Funding and Eligibility:   This course is funded by the Scottish Government GPN Fund 2018-21, to sign up for this course you must be an active General Practice Nurse.  To ensure you are able to sign up please ensure your role on portal is 'Medical - Practice Nurse'.



Resource Type: CPD Connect [No Fee]

Kirkcaldy Monday, October 5, 2020 9:00 AM-9:00 AM Contact Organiser Good Availability
£POA Book

GPN (University of Dundee) Behaviour Change - SCQF Level 11 Module

Please ensure you have full support from your manager to undertake this education, including any workplace supervision.

Please ensure you have capability and capacity to study this course BEFORE booking a place.

Once you have accepted a place you will be liable for costs if you do not commit to the full course.


To apply for a funded place please email Nursing-Health-Postqualifying@dundee.ac.uk providing your GP practice and module of interest - you do not need to book a place on Portal.

For further assistance please email Nursing-Health-Postqualifying@dundee.ac.uk or call 01382 388534


When considering undertaking a level 11 module University of Dundee ask for evidence of degree level study. This could be that you have a degree or that you have a Diploma and have undertaken further study. When you submit your application form remember to also submit your evidence too.

Motivational interviewing can support your current practice with skills to help clients who feel stuck with health dilemmas.

This is a Level 11 module delivered by University of Dundee. 12 week course commencing 5th October 2020. Delivered online/distance learning with compulsory face to face sessions.  These face to face sessions will have different content and will be delivered:

1. TBC at Dundee Campus, and

2. TBC at Kirkcaldy Campus

Assessment week: TBC.

Cancellation Notice:  Please be mindful that although this course is free for you to attend, the Scottish Government has funded your place from public resources.  We expect a high demand but are unlikely to be able to fill places at short notice.  Therefore, if you are unable to attend for any reason at all we would be very grateful if you could please let us know no later than 14 days before the event. We reserve the right to charge for late cancellations or non-attendance.

 

Funding and Eligibility:   This course is funded by the Scottish Government GPN Fund 2018-21, to sign up for this course you must be an active General Practice Nurse.  To ensure you are able to sign up please ensure your role on portal is 'Medical - Practice Nurse'.


Resource Type: CPD Connect [No Fee]

Kirkcaldy Monday, October 5, 2020 9:00 AM-9:00 AM Contact Organiser Limited Availability
£POA Book

GPN (University of Dundee) Cardiovascular Disease - SCQF Level 9 or 11 Module

Please ensure you have full support from your manager to undertake this education, including any workplace supervision.

Please ensure you have capability and capacity to study this course BEFORE booking a place.

Once you have accepted a place you will be liable for costs if you do not commit to the full course.


To apply for a funded place please email Nursing-Health-Postqualifying@dundee.ac.uk providing your GP practice and module of interest - you do not need to book a place on Portal.

For further assistance please email Nursing-Health-Postqualifying@dundee.ac.uk or call 01382 388534


When considering undertaking a level 11 module University of Dundee ask for evidence of degree level study. This could be that you have a degree or that you have a Diploma and have undertaken further study. When you submit your application form remember to also submit your evidence too.


12 week course commencing 5th October 2020 delivered by University of Dundee. Students can choose to study at either Level 9 or 11.  Delivered online/distance learning with optional, but recommended, face to face sessions.  These face to face sessions will have different content and will be delivered:

1.  TBC at Dundee Campus, and

2.  TBC at Kirkcaldy Campus

Assessment week: TBC.



To explore the prevention, diagnosis, acute and long-term management of common cardiac conditions.
 
To enable participants to develop and apply underpinning knowledge, skills and attitudes at advanced practice level to the management of patients with acute and long-term cardiac conditions.

Cancellation Notice:  Please be mindful that although this course is free for you to attend, the Scottish Government has funded your place from public resources.  We expect a high demand but are unlikely to be able to fill places at short notice.  Therefore, if you are unable to attend for any reason at all we would be very grateful if you could please let us know no later than 14 days before the event. We reserve the right to charge for late cancellations or non-attendance.

 

Funding and Eligibility:   This course is funded by the Scottish Government GPN Fund 2018-21, to sign up for this course you must be an active General Practice Nurse.  To ensure you are able to sign up please ensure your role on portal is 'Medical - Practice Nurse'.


Resource Type: CPD Connect [No Fee]

Kirkcaldy Monday, October 5, 2020 9:00 AM-9:00 AM Contact Organiser Good Availability
£POA Book

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