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Northumbria University has an excellent and award winning reputation for providing innovative, flexible and wide-ranging professional learning and development opportunities such as CPD and Short courses for those working in Health, Sport and Social Care.

Northumbria has strong partnership working with both NHS service providers and private healthcare organisations across Northumberland and Tyne and Wear, and our staff are all healthcare practitioners and experts in their fields.

The Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation’s offer to business is characterised by a dynamic combination of world leading facilities, cutting edge research and up to date industry knowledge and experience.

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Best Interest Assessor (BIA) Refresher

This programme provides the annual statutory refresher training for Health and Social Care professionals who are qualified as Mental Capacity Act Best Interest Assessors (BIAs), and is being delivered in a new conference style format.

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De-escalation and Management of Violence and Aggression

De-escalation and Management of Violence and Aggression, a short course developing skills and techniques in de-escalation for frontline health and social care staff. Northumbria University, together with North East Ambulance Service have combined, using their high levels of skills and experience to develop a programme which will enable frontline health and social care staff to both understand and effectively…

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End of Life Care for All - Level 6 - AC0664

Designed for practitioners who care for patients at the end of life, this module will enable you to develop specialist knowledge of end of life care in both the cancer patient and patients suffering diseases other than cancer.

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Introduction to Sport Performance Analysis

The course is particularly relevant for coaches at Level 1-2 in sports such as soccer, rugby, basketball and hockey, as well as teachers of PE in secondary schools. The course is also very appropriate for sport coaching students and others who might progress to further training and become accredited sports performance analysts.

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LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Workshops

The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method is a technique which utilises visual, auditory and kinaesthetic skills and improves group problem solving. The issues addressed by each workshop will vary according to the needs of your team.

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Managing Pain and Symptoms in Advanced Disease - AC0733

This module is focussed on patients who have palliative care needs, and will enable you to critically examine your practice when caring for this vulnerable group of patients. The philosophy underpinning this module is that accurate assessment is the key to managing pain and symptoms in advanced disease and that effective relief is the essence of quality of life. This module will enable you to develop…

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Media Training: To Camera

A one-day media training session that provides the opportunity to develop practical skills in grabbing the media’s attention and feeling comfortable handling media interviews.

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NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is designed for managers, supervisors and employees who have responsibility for managing environmental issues as part of their work in the UK and/or internationally, focusing on assessing environmental management systems.

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NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Distance Learning mode)

The NEBOSH Diploma is a widely recognised and respected qualification and will be delivered by highly qualified, experienced tutors over 4 units; Unit A: Managing health and safety Unit B: Hazardous agents in the workplace Unit C: Workplace and work equipment safety Unit D: Application of health and safety theory and practice Unit A: Managing Health and Safety, begins by looking at principles of health…

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NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Part-Time)

If you’d like the must-have qualification for professional health and safety advisors and environmental practitioners, the NEBOSH Diploma is for you. The NEBOSH Diploma is a widely recognised and respected qualification and will be delivered by highly qualified, experienced tutors over 4 units; Unit A: Managing health and safety Unit B: Hazardous agents in the workplace Unit C: Workplace and work…

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Block Release Mode)

This Certificate is aimed at managers, supervisors and staff whose day-to-day responsibilities include health and safety. It covers essential topics like how to assess risks, control hazards, undertake auditing, and promote a safety-conscious culture. We’ll prepare you to carry out a rigorous inspection of a workplace, assessing hazards and controls, and recommending remedial actions. The Certificate…

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Distance Learning)

This Certificate is aimed at managers, supervisors and staff whose day-to-day responsibilities include health and safety. It covers essential topics like how to assess risks, control hazards, undertake auditing, and promote a safety-conscious culture. We’ll prepare you to carry out a rigorous inspection of a workplace, assessing hazards and controls, and recommending remedial actions. The Certificate…

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Part-Time)

This Certificate is aimed at managers, supervisors and staff whose day-to-day responsibilities include health and safety. It covers essential topics like how to assess risks, control hazards, undertake auditing, and promote a safety-conscious culture. We’ll prepare you to carry out a rigorous inspection of a workplace, assessing hazards and controls, and recommending remedial actions. The Certificate…

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Neonatal Intensive Care - Level 6 - MW0629

This NHS Continuing Workforce Development module is designed for staff new to neonatal intensive care, and will enable you to build on your previous clinical experience of high/low dependency care in order to enhance your professional practice.

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Published Data and Statistical Analysis

This course will be taught over three days. Please find a summary of the content for each day below: Day 1: Describing Data Types of data, types of endpoints How are data described and presented Important issues relating to graphs, table, diagrams etc. Comparing two groups (means, odds ratios, hazard rates/ratio, Kaplan-Meier) Day 2: Significance Testing What is being evaluated Null and alternative…

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Respiratory Disorders - Level 6 - AC0338

Designed for practitioners who work with patients suffering from respiratory disease, this module will give you the opportunity to explore a wide range of respiratory disorders and examine contemporary evidence of the management of these disorders.

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Understanding Homelessness Module

This module has been devised by Northumbria University in association with Newcastle City Council. It provides those working in the area of homelessness, or with an interest in the topic, with contextual knowledge and analysis of history, theories, policy and practice in this area.

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