Cervical Screening Update for Cervical Smear Takers Short Course

Cervical Screening Update for Cervical Smear Takers Short Course


Public Health England guidance NHS Cervical Screening Programme (2016) Guidance for the Training of Cervical Sample Takers recommends that cervical sample takers should undertake a minimum of one half day update every three years in order to maintain theoretical competence. Training requirements for medical and nursing professionals are equivalent.

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: Tuesday 1st October 2019, 9am-12:30pm

Entry Requirements:

Any registered nurse or doctor who is currently involved in cervical smear sampling as part of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. Maximum number of participants: 40

Course Content

As required by Pubic Health England this update will provide the required training for sample takers to maintain their competence in cervical smear taking:

- Current developments in the NHSCSP, nationally and locally
- Sample taking, sampling devices, best practice for transformation zone sampling and positive pick up rates
- Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and vaccination
- Aware of individual's needs
- Changes to Screening Policies and Procedures
- Reviewing reflective practice and learning from incidents in the NHSCSP programme
- Identification of personal learning needs

Learning Environment & Assessment

Attendance without examination

Academic Expertise

Facilitator: 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

As required by Pubic Health England this update will provide the required training for sample takers to maintain their competence in cervical smear taking.

 

Testimonials

Attendee feedback answers to ‘What did you enjoy most about the workshop?’:

‘Consultant presentation’
‘All excellent’
‘Q&A’
‘Very informative’
‘All – appropriate and interactive’
‘Factual, useful information’
‘Very useful update’
‘Excellent speakers’

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

Please book online at www.uclan.ac.uk/healthcpdworkshops. 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