Update for Cervical Screening Training Mentors Short Course

Update for Cervical Screening Training Mentors Short Course

The workshop aims to develop and update participants’ knowledge and skills whilst ensuring that continuing professional and personal development needs are met.

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course


Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:


Course Length:

Half day workshop

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

Thursday 20 September 2018, 13:30-16:00, Thursday 28 March 2019, 13:30-16:00,

Entry Requirements:

Who Should Attend?

Any registered nurse who is currently actively involved in supporting students undertaking the practical elements of a cervical smear training programme.

Course Content

Course Outline:
This workshop aims to provide a theoretical update around supporting best practice in relation to the practical elements of a cervical smear training programme.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

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

Industry links & professional accreditation

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Work experience and international opportunities

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Graduate Careers

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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 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


How to Apply

Book your place via our Online Application System.

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us: email or call 01772 893808

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