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Courses

Courses

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CPD Connect: Whose job is it anyway?

General Practice is changing.  There are fewer GPs but the practice team is growing.  Roles are expanding and teams are diversifying, but "Whose job is it anyway?"

Whether you are a GP, Practice Pharmacist, Practice Nurse or ANP, this one-day course will give you the knowledge and skills to effectively prioritise workload and thrive in a complex system.


Resource Type: Workshop

Glasgow Tuesday, June 4, 2019 9:30 AM-5:00 PM Contact Organiser Limited Availability
£POA Book

CPD Connect: GP Level 3 Child Protection - June 2019

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 Tuesday, June 4, 2019 12:30 PM-12:30 PM Contact Organiser Good Availability
£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, June 7, 2019 2:00 PM-5:00 PM Contact Organiser Waiting List Only
£POA Book

CPD Connect: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) - 9 week course

NHS staff currently report high levels of stress at work related to increasing workloads and demands and limited resources. 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:
•         Introductory week followed by a further 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 9 weeks core mindfulness skills are progressively developed
•         the course is experiential - based on skills development, group discussion and home-based practice
•         course manual and practice CDs 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 Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:00 PM-9:30 PM Contact Organiser Good Availability
£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 11, 2019 2:00 PM-5:00 PM Contact Organiser Good Availability
£POA Book
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