The portal website, which CPD connects to for payments and course booking will be moving between 8th of March and 9th of March.


During this time it will not be possible to book courses through portal or link your portal and CPD accounts.


Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. Please contact pbsgladministrator@nes.scot.nhs.uk should you require assistance in this matter.

Courses and Publications

Courses and Publications

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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 January 2021 - exact date TBC. 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 Sunday, January 10, 2021 9:00 AM-9:00 AM Contact Organiser Limited Availability
£POA Book

GPN CPD Connect Asthma Day 1 Glasgow

Two Day Course: 12 January and 23 February 2021 (you will automatically be registered onto day 2)

To provide general practice nurses with the knowledge and skills to perform an annual review of asthma in primary care.


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 from busy General Practices.  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 to avoid a £75 cancellation fee to cover committed venue and catering costs and to ensure we have the opportunity to try and fill your place. 


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]

Glasgow Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Contact Organiser Limited Availability
£POA Book

GPN CPD Connect COPD Day 1 Glasgow

Two Day Course: 21 January and 11 March 2021 (you will automatically be registered onto day 2)

To provide general practice nurses with the knowledge and skills to perform an annual review of COPD in primary care.


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 from busy General Practices.  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 to avoid a £75 cancellation fee to cover committed venue and catering costs and to ensure we have the opportunity to try and fill your place. 


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]

Glasgow Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Contact Organiser Limited Availability
£POA Book

GPN CPD Connect Spirometry Learning Programme Glasgow (2-day course – accommodation not provided)

(2-day course – accommodation not provided
Spirometry is an essential investigation for diagnosis and monitoring of patients with respiratory conditions such as COPD and Asthma. The aim of this 2-day course is to enable GPNs to perform and interpret quality assured diagnostic spirometry in adults.

This course will be consistent with national standards and will include an assessment of competency


Resource Type: CPD Connect [No Fee]

Glasgow Thursday, February 4, 2021 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Contact Organiser Waiting List Only
£POA Book

GPN CPD Connect Cervical Screening - Edinburgh

This course is for New Sample Takers and it is not an update day.

To provide currently employed general practice nurses with the knowledge and skills to collect a quality routine cervical sample and offer information and support in the event of an abnormal result

PLEASE NOTE THAT DELEGATES MUST BE FULLY QUALIFIED NURSES AND CURRENTLY REGISTERED WITH THE NURSING AND MIDWIFERY COUNCIL (NMC).  WE REQUIRE YOU TO PROVIDE YOUR PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION NUMBER IN THE SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS BOX WHEN MAKING YOUR BOOKING.

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 from busy General Practices.  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 to avoid a £60 cancellation fee to cover committed venue and catering costs and to ensure we have the opportunity to try and fill your place. 


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]

Edinburgh Wednesday, February 10, 2021 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Contact Organiser Good Availability
£POA Book
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