Entry and Admissions
Short Course / CPD
Half day workshop
No Partner College
Monday 25th September 2017, 1.30pm-4pm, Monday 19th March 2018, 13:30-16:00,
This workshop aims to provide a theoretical update around supporting best practice in relation to the practical elements of a cervical smear training programme.
Who Should Attend?
Any registered nurse who is currently actively involved in supporting students undertaking the practical elements of a cervical smear training programme.
Learning Environment & Assessment:
Debbie Brittain is course leader for the BSc (Hons) Sexual Health at UCLan. She also leads the Contraception: First Issue of Hormonal Contraception in Practice and Cervical Screening in Practice modules. Debbie is a qualified contraceptive health nurse and undertakes observational visits within local CASH services to maintain her knowledge and support her educational and clinical role.
Learning outcome & aims
At the end of the workshop you will be able to:
- Outline the factors that influence learning clinical skills in practice
- Create a supportive learning environment
- Discuss a range of strategies to support students undertaking cervical smear training in practice
- Refer students to relevant learning resources
- Understand the professional responsibilities of mentoring students in practice
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Fees & Funding
You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
£45 (catering and car parking are not provided)
How to Apply
These workshops may be available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk
Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at www.uclan.ac.uk/schools/resource-hub/cpd_booking
If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01772 893808