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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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B12 Administration - MC0019

This course will enable you to deliver safe and evidenced based health care regarding B12 administration within primary care. Students will be provided with a competency assessment to complete in their own practice area.

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Behaviour Change Masterclass

Behaviour change has become one of the most prominent topics of discussion within academic and lay circles in recent times. This course will cover issues relevant to interventions to change various behaviours related to health and well-being, inequality, and sustainability.

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Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards And Liberty Protection Safeguards Legal And Practice Webinar

This online event will update health and social care professionals on law and practice relating to the Mental Capacity Act 2005, its Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, and the forthcoming Liberty Protection Safeguards. For those who practice as DoLS Best Interests Assessors, it will meet the statutory requirement for annual refresher training established by The Mental Capacity (Deprivation of Liberty:…

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Carbon Footprinting (GHG Accounting), Carbon Management and Carbon Reporting

Northumbria University is proud to be able to offer our accredited range of climate change and carbon footprinting CPD courses. The courses are ideal for environmental managers, energy managers, facilities managers, sustainability managers, business owners and directors. The content is appropriate for micro-businesses, SMEs and large organisations from the private and public sectors alike.

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Career Start / Fundamental Pathway for Practice Nurses Programme

The Career Start / Fundamental Pathway for practice nurses is a programme of three accredited modules. To complete the Advanced Diploma or Graduate Certificate awards of this pathway, students must complete all 3 modules - Context of Nursing in General Practice, Preventative Interventions in General Practice Nursing and Monitoring and Management of Long Term Conditions - which follow the QNI Standards…

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Diabetes Mellitus Masterclass - MC0026

The masterclass in diabetes mellitus will build upon you existing professional and healthcare knowledge to improve the quality of care you are able to deliver to people living with, or at risk of diabetes.

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Ear Care - MC0014

This masterclass is aimed at nurses new to undertaking ear care consultations and reviews. It will cover the assessment of the patients ear symptoms and the management options for those with excessive cerumen.

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Immunisation Update - MC0032

This half day session is aimed at all immunising staff who regularly administer vaccines as part of their role. This session will provide contemporary updates on all vaccine related issues in accordance to national guidance and developments

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Interpreting Blood Results - MC0015

This session is aimed at nurses new to undertaking blood result reviews. It will cover what tests are appropriate in primary care according to the evidence, safety issues for the patient and staff member, common blood test requests and optimal results, how to manage those outside of optimal ranges.

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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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ISAK Body Composition Analysis Level 1

The level 1 ISAK Anthropometry course is designed for sport and exercise students, nutritionists, sports rehabilitators and physiotherapists and is a requirement in order to undertake body composition analysis.

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Learning Disability - MC0034

This masterclass will examine the requirements of the annual review of those clients with learning disabilities within your practice, across the spectrum of severity. This session will be delivered by a GP with specialist interest and a CCG lead role in learning disability and mental health.

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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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Mental Health Law and Practice Certificate

The Certificate in Mental Health Law and Practice has been designed to provide an introduction to mental health law for students whose work involves the application of statutory and common law provisions relating to the voluntary and compulsory care and treatment of individuals who are suffering from mental disorder.

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Musculoskeletal First Contact Practitioner in Primary Care Practice

This module aligns to the knowledge, skills and attributes required to demonstrate clinical competence as a first contact practitioner (FCP) within primary care. Through a combination of university and placement learning, you will develop advanced skills in clinical communication, assessment, diagnosis, and complex condition management using a personalised care approach.

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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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Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) - Level 6

The Non Medical Prescribing module consists of 38 days of prescribing preparation. The module can be studied at level 6 (degree) or at level 7 (masters). Your choice may be dependant on a number of factors e.g. whether it is integrated into a post graduate programme (level 7 study) or whether you are undertaking as a stand alone module and already have an academic profile.

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Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) - Level 7

The Non Medical Prescribing module consists of 38 days of prescribing preparation. The module can be studied at level 6 (degree) or at level 7 (masters). Your choice may be dependant on a number of factors e.g. whether it is integrated into a post graduate programme (level 7 study) or whether you are undertaking as a stand alone module and already have an academic profile.

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Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) - Recognition of Prior Learning - Level 6

The Non Medical Prescribing module consists of 38 days of prescribing preparation. The module can be studied at level 6 (degree) or at level 7 (masters). Your choice may be dependant on a number of factors e.g. whether it is integrated into a post graduate programme (level 7 study) or whether you are undertaking as a stand alone module and already have an academic profile.

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Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) - Recognition of Prior Learning - Level 7

The Non Medical Prescribing module consists of 38 days of prescribing preparation. The module can be studied at level 6 (degree) or at level 7 (masters). Your choice may be dependant on a number of factors e.g. whether it is integrated into a post graduate programme (level 7 study) or whether you are undertaking as a stand alone module and already have an academic profile.

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Phlebotomy - MC0018

This one day session will cover basic introduction to phlebotomy practice for those who have not undertaken this training previously. A practical skills workshop is included. A competency assessment document is provided for in-house competency assessment post course attendance.

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Principles and Practice of Restorative Just Culture

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust and Northumbria University are proud to present a four-day course on the principle and practises of Restorative Just Culture, which is also part of the learning encouraged in the NHS plan; We are the NHS: People Plan 2020/21 – action for us all.

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Return to Practice - Nursing - Level 6 - AC6736

This module is specific to Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals wishing to return the professional and re-register with the NMC or HCPC. On successful completion, you will be eligible to apply for re-entry to the register.

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