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:

1st October 2019 or 5th May 2020 - 1:30-4:00pm

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

Course Outline:
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

Learning Environment & Assessment:

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

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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
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

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Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk