Training Courses

For all your training enquiries please contact the Education and Learning Development Team at – Educationandtraining@lincs-chs.nhs.uk or 01522 308996 / 308769

Continence Training

Bowel Care (for unregistered health care workers)

Description
  • Anatomy of the lower intestinal tract
  • Information regarding conservative treatments, including dietary advice, defecation dynamics and laxatives
  • Practical session with simulation manikin to undertake DRS and DRF training
  • Case studies
  • Legal aspects of bowel care
Duration
13:00 - 17:00
Intended Audience

Bands 2-4 and unregistered health care workers

Date/Time

Course Title

Venue

Price

Please enquire - 2019-20 dates to be released shortly


Advanced Bowel Care (registered health care workers)

Description

A half day course to include;

  • Anatomy and physiology of lower bowel dysfunction
  • Legal and professional aspects of bowel care
  • Bowel assessment
  • Digital rectal examination
  • Digitation and digital removal of faeces
  • Practical session with simulation manikin
  • Bowel management regimes and updates
Duration

09:30 to 13:00

Intended Audience

Bands 5-7 and registered health care workers only

Date/Time

Course Title

Venue

Price

Please enquire 2019-20 dates to be released shortly

Induction and Promotion of Continence

Description

A one day course to include;

  • Types of incontinence
  • Exploration of the principles of the maintenance of continence
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Reasons for bladder and bowel dysfunctions
  • Information gathering, documentation, urinalysis and bladder scanning
  • Treatments including toileting, bladder retraining, prevention of constipation and fluid modification
  • Management of incontinence to include pads, sheaths and catheters

Duration

09:30 to 16:00

Please note lunch is not provided

Intended Audience

Registered nurses and HCSW at all grades

Date/Time

Course Title

Venue

Price

12/09/2018

Introduction and Promotion of Continence Johnson Community Hospital, Spalding

£65.00 per person

14/11/2018

Introduction and Promotion of Continence

Clinical Skills Centre, Sleaford

£65.00 per person



Female Catheterisation

Description

Half day course for health care support workers to provide evidence based catheter knowledge to enable to staff member to perform female catheterisation on a named patient basis.

Objectives of the day include;

  • The principles of female catheterisation
  • Update on anatomy and physiology of the urinary tract
  • Principles of aseptic non touch technique
  • Practical session
Duration

13:00 to 16:30

Intended Audience

Bands 3-4, Health Care Support Staff

Date/Time

Course Title

Venue

Price

05/03/2019Female CatheterisationClinical Skills Centre, Sleaford£52.00 per person
18/06/2019Female CatheterisationClinical Skills Centre, Sleaford£52.00 per person
17/09/2019Female CatheterisationClinical Skills Centre, Sleaford£52.00 per person


"I found the training very informative. It was delivered in a relaxed way which made those of us attending feel comfortable asking questions and contributing our thoughts and experiences."




Female, Male, Suprapubic Catheterisation

Description

Half day course for registered health care workers to provide evidence based catheter knowledge and catheter troubleshooting session. Based on the Skills for Health competencies.

Objectives of the day include;

  • Update about the principles of male, female intermittent, indwelling and suprapubic catheter insertion
  • Revision and anatomy and physiology of the urinary tract
  • Revision of the principles of aseptic non touch technique
  • Catheter troubleshooting session
  • Practical session using the catheterisation manikin
Duration

09:00 to 13:00

Intended Audience

Registered health care workers

Date

Course Title

Venue

Price

05/03/2019Female, Male Suprapubic Catheterisation Clinical Skills Centre, Sleaford£52.00 per person
18/06/2019Female, Male Suprapubic Catheterisation Clinical Skills Centre, Sleaford£52.00 per person
17/09/2019Female, Male Suprapubic Catheterisation Clinical Skills Centre, Sleaford £52.00 per person

If you require more details or would like to book a place on a class please contact the Education and Learning Development Team: Educationandtraining@lincs-chs.nhs.uk

Core Training

Description

This course covers a number of topics which GP Practice staff may encounter in their daily working lives. The course will involve patient scenarios and will be interactive.

By the end of the course delegates will have an understanding of the following areas:

  • Equality and Diversity
  • Conflict Resolution, Customer Care and Complaints
  • Fire Safety
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable People Level 1
  • Basic Life Support
  • Health and Safety including:
    Risk Assessment
    Moving and Handling
    Infection Prevention and Control
  • Information Governance
Duration

One day programme 9.15am to 4.30pm.Assessment Method

Assessment is concluded a series of questions, answers and scenarios throughout the course. For BLS, delegates will have the opportunity to practice chest compressions and rescue breaths on simulation manikins.

Dress Code

This course involves practical elements for BLS and, in order to maintain comfort and dignity, it is recommended that delegates wear trousers or appropriate clothing.

Date/Time Course Title Venues Price
Monthly basis
(please ask for more information)
West Lindsey Area GP Pathway
(Year 6 programme)
Lincoln £55.00 per person


If you require more details please contact the Education and Workforce Development Team: Educationandtraining@lincs-chs.nhs.uk

Diabetes Awareness

Course Overview

This is an annual diabetes update course for those supporting patients with diabetes, including those who are currently administering insulin and/or injectable therapies. This course will not enable SHCSWs to be trained on how to administer insulin. By the end of the class delegates will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and their management
  • Explain the importance of supporting healthy lifestyles
  • Identify long term complications associated with diabetes
  • Understand and identify symptoms that are outside of normal parameters and appropriate action to take
  • Understand legal implications and accountability of record keeping
  • Identify different insulin injectable therapies
  • Identify appropriate support channels for end of life care in diabetes management
Course Duration

Half day (09:00 to 13:00)

Audience

Registered Nurses and Senior Health Care Support Workers administering insulin


Date/Time Course Title Venue Price
Please enquire - 2019-20 dates to be released shortly



Ear Care in the community

Description

Attendees complete a theoretical study day. Outcomes will enable attendees to understand -

  • How to correctly use an otoscope for examining the ear.
  • Identify common minor ear abnormalities and ailments.
  • Understand treatment of minor ear problems using best practice rationales.
  • Correctly irrigate an ear for cerumen impaction and be aware of the complications
  • Review of anatomy and physiology
  • Examination of the ear using an otoscope
  • Foreign bodies
  • Earache
  • Infection
  • Earwax blockage (cerumen impaction)
  • Ear irrigation (formally known as Ear Syringing)
Duration

Half day programme (morning or afternoon sessions available)

Audience

This course is suitable for all those who may be asked to undertake ear care whether they hold a professional registration or a part of the wider workforce.

Healthcare assistants are welcome to attend this course on the assurance that there has been a trained Nurse who has attended the same or similar training within the last five years. This will support due diligence and ensure that all the litigation is assured.


Date/Time

Course Title

Venue

Price

20/02/2019

Ear Care in the Community

Clinical Skills Centre, Sleaford

£99.95 per person

Fire Training

Description

Protect people from fire by developing fire awareness and the role of the Fire Marshall.

Current legislation requires a managed risk approach to fire safety. Fundamental to a managed risk approach are robust and verifiable processes.

Outcomes will enable attendees to understand:

  • Understanding fire
  • Fire hazards and risks
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Fire extinguisher safety
  • Fire procedures
  • Legal requirements
  • Role of the Fire Marshall

To identify Fire risks and understand the role of Fire Wardens in keeping people safe.

Please note: pre-course delegate preparation required

  • Delegates are expected to bring with them copies of their current FIRE policy and/or health and safety policy with FIRE policy annex.
  • Delegates are expected to bring evidence of current FIRE risk assessments.
  • Delegates are expected to bring with them any current terms of reference/DUTIES for Fire wardens if not contained in either of the above.
Duration

Half day programme (09:00 to 13:00)


Date/Time Course Title Venue Price
19/03/2019 HABC Fire Warden – Level 2 (QCF) Beech House, Lincoln £35.00 per person


Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 3)

Description

By end of the course candidates will be able to manage life threatening emergencies and minor injuries in the workplace whilst waiting for help

Areas covered include:

  • The Role and Responsibility of an Emergency First Aider
  • Assessing an Incident
  • Managing an Unresponsive Casualty who is Breathing Normally
  • Managing an Unresponsive Casualty who is not Breathing Normally
  • Recognition and Assistance of Casualty who is Choking
  • Managing a Casualty who is Wounded and Bleeding
  • Managing a Casualty who is in Hypovolaemic Shock
  • Managing a Casualty with a Minor Injury
  • Automated External Defibrillation


Duration

One day programme (09:00 to 16:30)

Audience

No prior knowledge of First Aid is required and there are no pre-course study requirements. This course requires only literacy level 1 and is interactive and very practical with no PowerPoint presentations leading to the award of the Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate (RQF) – Level 3.

Assessment

On-going during the course – practical and Q & A. This course is accredited by Highfields Awarding Body for Compliance and all successful students will be issued with an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate (RQF) – Level 3 which lasts for a period of 3 years.

Dress Code

This course involves practical elements and in order to maintain comfort and dignity it is recommended that candidates wear trousers or appropriate clothing.

Date/Time

Course Title Venue Price
Please enquire - 2019-20 dates to be released shortlyHABC Emergency First Aid at Work – Level 3 (QCF)

Health and Safety Training

Course Overview

The Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is aimed at supervisors, managers, team leaders as well as individuals wishing to advance their health and safety knowledge.

Participants will examine how supervisors, managers and team leaders have legal and moral obligations to ensure health and safety within a business, and that this includes obligations to employees, contractors, visitors and suppliers.

Course Duration

Three Day Workshop

Objectives

Candidate will by the end of the course;-

  • Outline the main legal framework and laws relating to health and safety at work
  • Outline the benefits of using a safety management system
  • Summaries the typical elements of a safety management system
  • Understand the principles of risk assessment
  • Describe the different types of risk assessment that can be used
  • Detail the steps to be taken to complete a simple risk assessment
  • Explain how the risks from different hazards may be affected by occupational, environmental, human and organisational factors
  • Identify suitable risk control measures using the principles of the hierarchy of control
  • Describe the sources and nature of information that demonstrate compliance and best practice with health and safety requirements
Assessment Method

This qualification is assessed through a 60-question multiple-choice question examination. The duration of the examination is 2 hours.

Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 40 out of 60. Learners will achieve a Merit at 50/60

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, however knowledge of the basic principles of Health and Safety is assumed. It is recommended learners have Level 2 literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

Date/Time Course Title Venue Price
Please enquire - 2019-20 dates to be released shortly HABC Health & Safety in the Workplace - Level 3 (QCF) 3 day course

Tissue Viability

Assessment & Management of Lower Limb

Description

Theory around assessing lower limb, making diagnosis, initiating appropriate investigations and the theoretical completion of a Doppler Assessment to calculate ABPI (ankle brachial pressure index) and what those results mean and who to refer to and what treatment to implement. Objectives:

  • Understand the impact and burden of leg ulceration
  • Understand skin care
  • Understand assessment and management care planning
  • Understand the theory and practice of Doppler
  • Understand the theory and practice of compression bandaging
  • Understand accountability and responsibilities
  • The causes of venous leg ulcers
  • Clinical history and inspection of the skin and ulcer
  • Doppler measurement of ankle/brachial pressure index (ABPI)
  • Assessment of circulation and of the lower leg
  • Ulcer size and accurate measurement
  • Suitability for compression bandaging
  • Compression versus no compression
  • Current rational for compression therapy and type
  • Pain assessment and relief
  • Cleansing of the leg ulcer
  • Debridement
  • Dressings and topical agents
  • Drug treatments
  • Antimicrobial agents
  • Prevention of recurrence of ulceration

Duration

Two day programme (09:30 to 16:00)

Date/Time Course Title Venue Price
Please enquire - 2019-20 dates to be released shortlyManagement of Lower Limb Disease

Venepuncture Training

Description

Attendees complete a theoretical study day with opportunities during the day for simulated practice using phlebotomy manikins.

Outcomes will enable attendees to understand:

  • The legal and professional implications of carrying out this expanded practice skill
  • Anatomy and physiology in relation to this skill
  • The importance of the tests being requested and the avoidance of pre-analytical errors
  • The equipment required and safe usage, risk management and clinical waste disposal requirements
  • Infection and prevention control precautions relevant to the skill of venepuncture.

To practice this skill with the manikins complete a skills assessment before commencing a competency based assessment package.

The course objectives are akin to National Organisational/Skills for Health competencies.

Duration

One day programme (09:30 to 16:00)

Audience

This course is suitable for all those who may be asked to undertake the procedure of venepuncture whether they hold a professional registration or a part of the wider workforce.


Date/Time Course Title Venue Price
15/01/2019 Venepuncture Theory Training Clinical Skills Centre Sleaford £95.00 per person
28/02/2019 Venepuncture Theory Training Clinical Skils Centre Sleaford £95.00 per person


"Evidence based material used. Trainer was very knowledgeable and experienced. Helpful presentations sent to me post training."

Verifying Death Training

Description

By the end of this class you be

  • Understand the legal frameworks for nurse/allied professions verification of death in line with professional bodies guidelines.
  • Understand the process required for clinical examination and determination whether or not death has occurred.
  • Recognition of the requirements for different categories of death.
  • Identify the requirement to maintain accurate records.
  • Support relatives before and after an expected death.
  • Fully understand legal requirements of recording a fact of death.
  • Understand the need to communicate with key persons that death has occurred.
  • Understand the role of the coroner’s officer and coroner.
Duration

Half day programme (morning or afternoon sessions available)

Audience

This course is for nurses who work in care homes, palliative care, hospices, and with patients in the community. You will gain skills and knowledge on the implications of expected death. You will develop your clinical skills as well as communication skills on this course. This course will give you the confidence you require to verify an expected death.


Date/TimeCourse TitleVenuePrice
29/01/2019Verification of Expected Death TrainingClinical Skills Centre, Sleaford£41.60 per person

Safeguarding Adults Level 3

Description

By the end of the course using, the ‘Think Family Strategy’ delegates will have the knowledge, understanding and skills to identify and respond to safeguarding concerns within your role.

This will enable the provision of a high quality response to safeguarding adults, assisting staff in understanding their individual and collective responsibilities to ‘Think Family’ when safeguarding.


Duration

Half day course from 09:00 to 13:30


Objectives

By end of the course candidates will be able to identify:
• Ways to help prevent abuse and neglect
• The types of abuse and neglect
• Local safeguarding arrangements
• What to do if you suspect abuse
• The importance of sharing information
• The principles of the Mental Capacity Act and DoLS
• Prevent


Audience

This course is for members of staff members who are new to the area or new to role and have not completed Safeguarding Adults Level 3 Training before.


Available dates
Date Course Title Venue Price
15/01/2019 Safeguarding Adults Level 3 Jubilee Centre, Grantham £60.00 per person
19/03/2019 Safeguarding Adults Level 3 Beech House, Lincoln £60.00 per person
16/07/2019 Safeguarding Adults Level 3 Eventus, Market Deeping £60.00 per person
15/10/2019 Safeguarding Adults Level 3 Louth Pavillion, Louth £60.00 per person

Safeguarding Children Level 3

Description

The aim of this course is it enhance knowledge and skills to identify, risk assess, record and share concerns relating to vulnerable children and their families.


Duration

Full day course from 09:30 to 16:30


Objectives
By end of the course candidates will be able to identify:

• GP’s Role
• Consent and information sharing
• Situations, signs and symptoms of potential abuse
• How to refer a safeguarding concern
• Discussion of SCRs and CDOP
• Current national and local policies, guidance and practice (and how to access it)
• Fabricated and induced illness
• Domestic violence
• Forced marriage/honor based violence
• Female genital mutilation
• Prevent
• Concealed pregnancy
• LSCB pre-birth protocol
• Risk factors linked to parenting capacity
• Child sexual exploitation
• LSCB escalation policy


Audience

This course is for members of staff members who are new to the area or new to role and have not completed Safeguarding Children Level 3 Training before.


Available dates
DateCourse TitleVenuePrice
08/01/2019Safeguarding Children Level 3Rustons Club, Lincoln£80.00 per person
12/03/2019Safeguarding Children Level 3Jubilee Centre, Grantham£80.00 per person
09/07/2019Safeguarding Children Level 3Eventus, Market Deeping£80.00 per person
08/10/2019Safeguarding Children Level 3Louth Pavillion, Louth£80.00 per person

Safeguarding Level 3 Refresher (Adults & Children)

Description
The aim of this course is to enhance knowledge and skills to identify, risk assess, record and share concerns relating to adults, vulnerable children and their families.


Duration

Full day from 09:30 to 16:30


Objectives

By end of the course candidates will be updated on:

• Latest updates and legislation
• GP’s Role
• Consent and information sharing
• How to refer a safeguarding concern
• Discussion of local serious case reviews and safeguarding adult reviews
• Current national and local policies, guidance and practice (and how to access it)
• Domestic violence – local serious case reviews and domestic homicide reviews
• Female genital mutilation update
• Child sexual exploitation
• The types of abuse and neglect and ways to help prevent them
• Local safeguarding arrangements
• The importance of sharing information
• The principles of the Mental Capacity Act and DoLS


Audience
This course is for members of staff who have completed Safeguarding Children Level 3 & Adults Level 3 Training within the last three years. Participants will need to declare that they are eligible for the update only prior to attending this training.


Available dates
Date Course Title Venue Price
07/05/2019 Safeguarding Adults & Children Level 3 Refresher Louth Pavillion, Louth£110.00 per person
14/05/2019 Safeguarding Adults & Children Level 3 Refresher Rustons Club, Lincoln£110.00 per person
11/06/2019 Safeguarding Adults & Children Level 3 Refresher Louth Pavillion, Louth £110.00 per person
10/09/2019Safeguarding Adults & Children Level 3 Refresher Jubilee Centre, Grantham£110.00 per person
12/11/2019Safeguarding Adults & Children Level 3 Refresher Eventus, Market Deeping £110.00 per person
10/12/2019 Safeguarding Adults & Children Level 3 Refresher Beech House, Lincoln £110.00 per person
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