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Courses and Publications

Courses and Publications


CPD Connect: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) - 8 week course

Mindfulness is a healthy, sustainable way to manage stress.  Research suggests that mindfulness has a powerful and positive effect on health and well-being across a wide range of physical and mental health conditions.

What is mindfulness?
“Mindfulness is paying attention, on purpose, in a particular way, without judgment”. (Jon Kabat-Zinn)
Paying attention can help us become aware of our stress responses and tap into our inner resources to take better care of ourselves in terms of:
•         managing anxiety
•         sharpening focus
•         increasing productivity
•         improving sleep
•         relieving pain
•         feeling a deeper sense of calm
Course includes:
•         8 weekly 2½ hour group sessions
•         learning mindfulness practices such as body scan, sitting with the breath and mindful movement
•         over the course of the 8 weeks core mindfulness skills are progressively developed
•         the course is experiential - based on skills development, group discussion and home-based practice
•         course manual and links to material for home use are provided

Each session starts promptly at 7pm and there is no facility to allow access for latecomers.  Please consider your travel time realistically before booking this course.

Resource Type: Workshop

Glasgow Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:00 PM-9:30 PM Contact Organiser Good Availability
£POA Book

CPD Connect: GP Level 3 Child Protection - 30th of September 2020

This course covers and fulfils some key level 3 competencies regarding child protection

Most care for children and young people is delivered outside the hospital setting. Safeguarding children and young people requires all general practitioners to be effective when dealing with child abuse. General Practitioners should recognise and respond to the needs of children and young people in special circumstances, through referral and joint working.

Please note, lunch will not be provided however please feel free to bring your own lunch.

Resource Type: Workshop

Aberdeen Wednesday, September 30, 2020 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Contact Organiser Waiting List Only
£POA Book

CPD Connect: Joint Injections - Half Day PM

This course is aimed at beginners and those with some joint injection experience.  The session will cover the following:
- indications for corticosteroid injections - an interactive presentation
- hands on injection of a range of joints using both one to one and group formats
Ample time for questions and case discussions

Resource Type: Workshop

Edinburgh Friday, October 9, 2020 2:00 PM-5:00 PM Contact Organiser Waiting List Only
£POA Book

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