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

Courses

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CPD Connect: GP Appraisal Workshop

Do you want to be better prepared for your appraisal? 

Do you struggle to identify your learning needs and reflect on your learning?

This  FREE one day course will help you to identify your learning needs and then construct a self-directed learning plan to meet these needs. In addition, it will feature practical sessions on reflection, and also on quality improvement ideas and projects and a session on using SOAR to make your appraisal easy and constructive.  The course will be delivered in small groups of up to six practitioners with a mix of
presentations, questions and answers and practical sessions.

 



Learning methods:
Small group learning (up to six practitioners) facilitated by associate adviser team encouraging informal supported learning;
Short presentations and questions/answers;
Practical demonstrations of learning needs assessment tools;
Demonstration of quality improvement tools;
Practical reflection exercises;
Practical session of critique of mock SEAs and criterion-based audits.


Resource Type: CPD Connect [No Fee]

Edinburgh Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:00 AM-4:30 PM Contact Organiser Good Availability
£POA Book

GPN CPD Connect Asthma Day 1 Glasgow

Two Day Course: 7 January 2020 and 18 February 2020 (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 7, 2020 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Contact Organiser Limited Availability
£POA Book

GPN CPD Connect Interpreting Blood Results - Kilmarnock

Aim – To provide an opportunity for senior GPNs to develop their understanding of common blood results.


How to approach common biochemical abnormalities

Is the coagulation screen a useful test?

General haematology and referral pitfalls

Thyroid function tests demystified



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]

Kilmarnock Thursday, January 9, 2020 10:00 AM-5:00 PM Contact Organiser Limited Availability
£POA Book

GPN CPD Connect 2 Day Residential - An Introduction to Minor Illness in Primary Care - General Practice Nurse - Level 5 (Glasgow)

As part of this course offer all participants will benefit from one night's free accommodation at the venue.  We would recommend that you utilise this offer as a networking opportunity, to meet other nurses from around Scotland.   

This 2-Day interactive foundation course aims to introduce practitioners to a range of common minor illness presentations including:
 
> Ear, Nose and Throat
> Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
> Dermatology
> Musculoskeletal System
> Abdominal Pain
> Sexual Health
> Paediatrics

*This course is not suitable for those working at advanced practice level *

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 have high demand for this course but are unable to fill places at short notice from busy general practices.  Therefore, if you are unable to attend for any reason we would be very grateful if you could inform us no later than 14 days before the event to avoid a £200 cancellation fee being paid to the Venue.
 


Resource Type: CPD Connect [No Fee]

GLASGOW Friday, January 10, 2020 8:30 AM-4:00 PM Contact Organiser Waiting List Only
£POA Book

GPN (University of Dundee) Minor Illness Including Triage - 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.


12 week course commencing 20th January 2020 delivered by University of Dundee. Students can choose to study at either Level 9 or 11. Delivered online/distance learning - students will also have the opportunity to attend optional face to face sessions. Face to face sessions are optional, but recommended, OSCE is face to face and must be attended.

Face to Face Sessions TBC.

Assessment week 13/04/2020.

To prepare registered healthcare professionals to assess, diagnose and manage patients presenting with minor illnesses.

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 or Out of Hours 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, January 20, 2020 9:00 AM-9:00 AM Contact Organiser Limited Availability
£POA Book
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