Update for Cervical Screening Training Mentors Short Course

Update for Cervical Screening Training Mentors Short Course

 

  • This workshop aims to provide a theoretical update for cervical screening training mentors regarding the practical elements of supporting smear sampler trainees.
  • The focus of the workshop is to ensure mentors understand the professional responsibilities of mentoring trainees and recognises capable, safe and effective practice.

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course

LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time

DELIVERY METHOD: Campus

COURSE LENGTH: Half day workshop

SCHOOL: School of Community Health and Midwifery

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: TBC

Entry Requirements:

Who Should Attend?
Any registered nurse who is currently actively involved in supporting trainees undertaking the practical elements of a cervical smear training programme

Maximum number of participants: 20

Course Content

By the end of the workshops participants will:

- Outline the factors that influence learning clinical skills in practice
- Create a supportive learning environment
- Discuss a range of strategies to support trainees undertaking cervical smear training in practice
- Refer trainees to relevant learning resources
- Understand the professional responsibilities of mentoring trainees undertaking smear taking practice
- Understand the competency framework trainees are required when obtaining cervical cytology samples and can recognises capable, safe and effective practice

Academic Expertise

Facilitator/s: Debbie Brittain

Debbie is Principal Lecturer in Sexual Health. She delivers a variety of reproductive and sexual health modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Debbie is a qualified contraceptive health nurse, smear taker 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

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
Email: SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

WORKSHOP COST: £45

How to Apply

Book your place via our Online Application System.

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us: email healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk or call 01772 893836

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk