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November 2021

Advanced Certificate in Professional Practice for School Nurses

3rd November 2021 @ 10:00 am - 16th May 2022 @ 3:45 pm
Zoom

This course will link professional practice with current research and best practice to provide a unique opportunity for school nurses, whether working in relative isolation or as part of the medical team, to development their knowledge, skills and practice across a wide range of the key current themes/topics most relevant to their role. In addition, there will be a linked research project which will provide the chance to focus on a specific aspect in more detail.

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Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

5 November @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frimley Baptist Church, Frimley, GU16 9AR, Balmoral Drive
Frimley, GU16 9AR United Kingdom
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Audience This course is suitable for all workplaces with a HSE requirement.   Course outline Certified for three years. Level 3 award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) meets the requirements of the Health and Safety Regulations 1981. This course is a one-day course, approved by Qualsafe Awards, an Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation. The course covers the practical skills needed by first aiders to competently deal with situations that require a basic level of first aid. There will be a…

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Could you support student nurses in your school? An overview of what is involved

9 November @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Audience: Registered school nurses currently practicing in independent schools, able to support student nurse placements.   Course outline: This webinar aims to talk about how an independent school is a valuable work placement for a student nurse. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, there has been an increase in applications to universities for nursing courses. There is also a drive to improve community health provision. School nurses are in short supply and it is difficult to get experience in this role…

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First aid for mental health

10 November @ 9:00 am - 11 November @ 4:00 pm
Zoom / TBC

This course explores normal mental health and when normal becomes unhealthy. It gives the holder an in-depth knowledge of the complexities behind management and diagnosis. It helps the holder identify what could be done in the workplace to prevent mental health issues develop and supporting those returning to work after a period off sick.

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Supporting mental health: Spotlight on self-harm and eating disorders

16 November @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Zoom

This course will spotlight the unhealthy coping strategies used by those suffering from mental illness. The candidates will hear detailed personal experiences, professional advice on support and strategies for assisting anyone who is going though treatment and recovery phases of their illness.

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Minor illnesses and injuries

22 November @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Zoom

This course will help the holder gain the practical skills to manage patients presenting with common, minor illnesses and injuries, where practitioners work in an autonomous capacity can whose practice covers a wide range of scenarios and age groups.

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Paediatric first aid

23 November @ 9:00 am - 24 November @ 4:00 pm
TBC

The two-day course focuses on emergency situations encountered by professionals and carers looking after children and babies. This course meets the criteria outlined by Ofsted.

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Standing your ground: having the confidence to discuss medical boundaries

23 November @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

Course outline In light of the COVID-19 storm of the last 18 months, practitioners are reporting that, increasingly, the boundaries surrounding nursing issues are getting blurred. Managing the expectations of the pupils, parents, and staff can lead to a compromise of  care and process. It can also lead to unrealistic expectations of the nurse/nursing team from all parties. This webinar aims to explore the role of the nurse in the school setting and offers strategies for the nurse to educate…

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December 2021

The point of a needle: travel health and vaccinations

2 December @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom

Immunization is a highly successful public health intervention protecting individuals throughout their life and saving thousands of lives every year. This course provides vital knowledge and understanding of up-to-date immunization policies.

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January 2022

First aid for mental health

6th January 2022 @ 9:00 am - 7th January 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Zoom / TBC

This course explores normal mental health and when normal becomes unhealthy it gives the holder an in-depth knowledge of the complexities behind management and diagnosis. It helps the holder identify what could be done in the workplace to prevent mental health issues develop and supporting those returning to work after a period off sick.

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New to the role: School Nurses

12th January 2022 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Zoom

This virtual seminar is an introduction for new Nurses entering the world of boarding or day schools and for practicing School Nurses to broaden their knowledge. The day will offer the opportunity to meet other Nurses working in similar settings as well as learning where and how to access key guidance and information to run a Medical Centre within a school.

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Born to lead: Leading a Nursing team

13th January 2022 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Zoom

This seminar will consolidate and develop leadership skills in Nurses who are in charge of a small or large team working within a school environment. The day will present skills that could improve the cohesion and working styles of the medical team, and between the medical team and the wider school community.

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