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Aspects Of Peg/
NG Tube Insertion
This course aims to help staff gain an understanding of care for patients who have a PEG feeding tube and nasogastric tube. Theory and practical. Pre & Post Registered Staff
*Students welcome*
½ Day

£80

To book click here

Blood Culture Collection An update in the collection of blood cultures for nominated staff. Staff completing course will have name added to Blood Culture Collection Database. Practical session. Registered Staff
Medical staff
Phlebotomists
 
1 Hour

Internal staff

By arrangement only

Blood Glucose Monitoring This course is designed to teach the staff how to use the Accu-Chek Blood Glucose meter. Practical session.

Pre & Post Registered Staff
*Students welcome*

CSW with NVQ Level 3

1 Hour

Internal staff

To book click here

Blood Glucose Monitoring Theory  To provide underpinning knowledge to staff required to perform the skill. Clinical support workers and students 30 mins

Internal staff

To book click here

Adult Catheterisation A combined theory and practical course which allows the participant to gain the knowledge and skills to safely practice this skill under supervision in the clinical area. Pre & Post Registered Staff,
Assistant Practitioners &
CSW with NVQ Level 3
*Students welcome*
½ Day

£80

To book click here

Chest Auscultation This course aims to enable the participant to develop the knowledge and skills required to safely perform chest auscultation. Pre & Post Registered Staff
*Students welcome*
1.5 Hours

£40

To book click here

Clinical Champions Course Saving Lives Conference. Theory and practical session aimed at giving senior nurses knowledge and skills to ensure best practice within their wards/departments. Clinical Managers &
Deputies
 
Full Day £150

 To book click here
Clinical Support Worker Core Skills Course This  programme will help to develop or refresh the skills required to maintain patient comfort and safety. The sessions will include practical and theoretical skills including infection control, specimen collection, nutritional needs and much more.Course will only be completed when all sessions have been attended and will form part of the requirements for the national care certifcate. Clinical Support Workers 2 days

Internal staff only

Book via essential training

Clinical support worker tissue viability sessions. Aims to help staff develop or refresh knowledge and skills on skin care, pressure ulcer prevention, pressure ulcer identification, understanding of dressings Clinical support workers, trainee assistant practioners. 2 x ½ day sessions

Internal staff only

To book click here

Dementia Awareness An innovative session to promote the awareness of dementia. Wirral has a significantly higher number of hospital admissions for dementia when compared to the national average and the North West. This session will help increase understanding and change practice when caring for dementia patients. All clinical staff
*Students welcome*
 
09:00
to
12:30
 

Free to staff from local nursing homes
 

To book click here

Developmental Programme Course aimed at qualified nurses who have been redeployed, work permanent nights, and have had a long period of absence or working on flexibank. Course combines theoretical and practical elements. Course Overview Registered Staff 4 Days

Internal Staff

Book via essential training

Drug Calculations Workshop for Nurses and Midwives

Includes basic arithmetical skills, SI Units, working with a drug calculation formula, practice on SNAP website and drug errors related to dose calculations

Registered nurses and midwives 3 hours

£80

To book click here

Immunisations & Vaccinations update Update session for nurses who are required to administrate vaccinations. Combines practical and theoretical elements. Includes anaphylaxis theory. Registered Staff 1.5 Hours

£40

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IV Cannulation & subcut infusions

Aims to provide staff with the opportunity to learn and develop these skills in a safe environment. Theory and practical.

Registered Staff
Assistant Practitioners
Clinical Support Workers (NVQ3)
 
½ Day

£80

To book click here

Leg Ulcer Assessment & Management Course Combines theoretical knowledge about leg ulcer management with practical skills including doppler assessment and compression therapy. Registered nurses and qualified assistant practitioners 2 days

£175

To book click here

McKinley T34 Syringe Driver Training This course combines practical competency in setting up driver.  Suitable for Ward Key Trainers, Palliative Care Link Nurses and other trained staff. Registered Staff 1.5 Hours

£40

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Manual Blood Pressure Measurement This is a practical session which provides multi-professional learners with the skills required to safely undertake manual blood pressure technique. All students on placement in WUTH 1.5 Hours  To book call 0151 604 7718
Medical Devices Key Trainer Essential requirement for ward/department Key Trainers every 3 years. Training covers common medical devices used in WUTH Ward/Department key Trainers ½ Day

Internal staff only
Book via

essential training

Mentor & Assessor Annual Update Essential for qualified mentors (NMC August 2008) Registered Staff 2 Hours

Internal staff only
Book via

essential training
 

Nasogastric tube Insertion  Practical elements of insertion of a nasogastric tube  Pre & Post Registered Staff
*Students welcome* 
2 hours

£40 

To book click here

PICC Management This sessions aims to provide staff with education regarding the management and maintenance of PICC lines. Registered nurses and students welcome
 
 Half day

£80

To book click here

Preceptor Training

To provide the preceptor with up to date knowledge around supporting a newly qualified practitioner during the transition period into their first post.  The preceptor will gain knowledge of the preceptorship process currently delivered within the Trust and mechanisms of support available. 

Qualified NMC/HCPC practitioners with a minimum of 18 months post registration experience

2 hours

To book click here

Safer Use of Medicines Essential training for all aspects of medicines administration including injectable medicines, anticoagulant therapy, safer insulin and TTH Single Check. Registered Nurses and midwives 0900
to
1615
 

Internal staff only
Book via

essential training

Sign-Off Mentor Workshop

Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of accountability to the NMC for the decision taken when assessing proficiency requirements to safely sign-off a student on an NMC approved programme.

To provide evidence for successful completion of first and/or second supervisions towards sign-off mentor status.

Stage 2 Mentors with minimum of 12 months experience as a mentor

5 Hours

Internal staff only

Book via 

essential training

Tracheostomy Training Theory and practical trachesotomy care including emergency management. Registered nurses 2.5 hours

THIS COURSE IS NOT ROUTINELY AVAILABLE. CONTACT CLINICAL SKILLS CENTRE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

 

Venepuncture This Course aims to provide registered staff with the opportunity to learn and develop these skills in a safe environment. Pre & Post Registered Staff
Assistant Practitioners
Clinical Support Workers (NVQ3)
½ Day

£80

To book click here

Conflict Resolution Mandatory requirement for all new to Trust employees. Provides staff with recognition, signs and preventative measures that relate to the escalation and potential for violence and aggression. All new to Trust employees 4 hours

Internal staff only book via Learning and Development Team

Conflict Resolution (Update) Mandatory requirement for 3 yearly updates. Provides staff with recognition, signs and preventative measures that relate to the escalation and potential for violence and aggression. Staff in high risk areas 2 hours Internal staff only
Book via 
 mandatory training
CPR (Induction) Mandatory requirement. Session includes Adult & Paediatric CPR, MEWS, DNACPR, choking, equipment, VTE, MUST, Consent & Chaperoning. All staff with patient contact 2 & 1/4 hours Internal staff only book via Learning and Development Team

CPR Update

(face-to-face)

Mandatory requirement. Session includes adult and paediatric basic life support, MEWS, DNACPR, choking.  Some learners will also require Newborn ensure you book onto the correct session. All staff with patient contact (either fece-to-face session or blended) 1.5 hour

Internal staff book via 

mandatory training

CPR Update

(Blended)

Mandatory requirement. Session requires staff to watch the Adult & Paediatric online video or the Obstectrics online video (dependant of speciality) prior to attending the session.  Then book onto an assessment session. You will not be assessed unless you have watched the relevant video (there is no facility to watch the video at the assessment session) All staff with patient contact (either fece-to-face session or blended) Assessment only time dependant on number of assessments required

Internal staff book via 

mandatory training

CPR Assessments for external applicants (including GP, Nurses or AHP) Same as CPR update AED optional External applicants 1.5 hours £75 to book call 0151 6047718
Anaphylaxis Training Practical and theory relating to the management of anaphylaxis. Includes simulated scenario and equipment familiarisation. All clinical staff
*Students welcome*
1 Hour

Internal staff only

To book click here

ECG
12 Lead ECG Recording
This session covers performing and recording a 12 lead ECG. Theory and practical. Pre & Post Registered Staff
Clinical Support Workers (NVQ 2)
Assistant Practitioners
*Students welcome* 
1 Hour

Internal staff free

External learner £40

To book click here

ECG
Rhythm Recognition
This session looks at a way of recognising the different rhythms which may be seen on the 12 Lead ECG. Pre & Post Registered Staff
Assistant Practitioners
*Students welcome*
2 Hours

Internal staff free

External learner £40

To book click here

Emergency Medicine Trauma Course This course will offer nursing and junior medical staff the basic theoretical knowledge and practical skills to deal with the trauma patient. The training day includes lectures, workshops and scenarios. The course is suitable for registered nurses and junior doctors who will have involvement in the delivery of care to trauma patients from admission/arrival onward. Registered nurses and junior medical staff Full Day To book click here
Emergency First Aid at Work Course This course provides staff with basic emergency first aid skills (including CPR and AED). All trust staff & external applicants 1 full day

External staff £60

To book click here

Emergency First Aid at Work (Paediatric & Adult) This course provides staff with basic emergency first aid skills (including CPR adn AED). All Trust staff & external applicants 2 full days

External staff £120 

To book contact Clinical Skills Centre and register interest 0151 604 7718

Nationally Accredited Resuscitation / Medical Courses Courses include ATLS, ALS, ILS, ILS Update, PiLS, APLS, GIC, IMPACT, FAMUS and NLS.See Resuscitation Services page for further information.

See Resusciataion Services page 1, 2 or 3 days plus precourse learning

Various
Please telephone 0151 6047718 for bookings

 

 

 

 

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