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  • 06 Aug 2013 4:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Emergency Contraception.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    20 Mins

    Suitability
    The morning after pill can be used as emergency contraception to prevent pregnancy after having unprotected sexual intercourse, or if a method of contraception has failed.

    This short course will provide you with a quick revision of the treatment and is suitable for any non-specialist healthcare professional that deals with women requesting emergency contraception.


    Content
    • When the most fertile period is in a females menstrual cycle
    • The different methods of emergency contraception
    • The difference between levonorgestrel and ulipristal. 
    • The options available for the treatment of cystitis

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £20.00

    Click to go to booking website

    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 4:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    ECG Level 1.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    6 - 8 Hours

    Suitabilit
    This course will be of great value to any health professional that has an interest in recording and interpretation of 12-Lead ECG’s and ECG rhythms.

    Level 1 ECG is aimed at individuals who are new to ECG recording and analysis or would simply like to refresh their basic understanding.

    Level 1 includes over 25 modules covering how to perform an ECG, technical issues and recognition of a normal ECG.


    Content
    • Cardiac Anatomy
    • Electrical Conducting System of the Heart
    • ECG Monitoring and Recording Techniques
    • How to Record an ECG
    • Common Causes of ECG Interference and How to Minimise These
    • Basic ECG waveforms and Time Intervals
    • The Normal ECG and its Variants
    • Identify Sinus Rhythm and Variations
    • Assessment
    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £20.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 4:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Early Warning Scoring and Pulse Oximetry.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    1 Hour

    Suitability
    Even in a hospital setting cardiac arrest is invariably fatal. Detecting signs of patient’s deterioration with Early Warning Scoring, combined with effective processes for emergency response, could help prevent cardiac arrest in the general ward. This programme will examine the use of Early Warning Scores and their role in preventing cardiac arrest. It will also look specifically at the technique of pulse oximetry.


    Content
    • The role of early warning scoring in the early detection of patient deterioration
    • Identifying warning signs of patient deterioration
    • Early warning scoring parameters
    • Oxygen transport physiology
    • Indications for pulse oximetry monitoring
    • Equipment required for pulse oximetry monitoring
    • Limitations of pulse oximetry

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £15.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 4:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Drug Calculations Avoiding Errors.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    1 - 1.5 Hours

    Suitability
    Research by the NPSA (National Patient Safety Agency) shows that almost one in ten patients in UK hospitals experience harm or even death as a consequence of drug errors.

    Drug errors occur for a number of reasons and this programme will focus primarily on the avoidance of drug errors that occur through incorrect drug calculations.

    This programme is suitable for any healthcare practitioner who is involved in the administration of medicines.


    Content
    • 10 Steps to avoiding drug errors
    • Basic Arithmetical Skills
    • Interactive Exercises
    • SI Units
    • ~ Converting between units
    • Drug calculation formula
    • ~ Worked examples
    • Further reading
    • > Final Assessment

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £15.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 3:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Decontamination.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    30Mins +

    Suitability
    Healthcare environmental hygiene is important to ensure that the physical environment does not contribute to infection with micro-organisms.

    While good hand hygiene is important and is most commonly cited as the key to reducing infection it is essential that attention must also be given to the physical environment.


    Conten
    • > Methods of decontamination
    • Cleaning
    • Disinfection
    • Sterilisation
    • > Indications for the use of each method of decontamination

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £7.50

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 3:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Cystitis in Women.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    20Mins +

    Suitability
    Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder. It is most commonly caused by a urinary tract infection.

    This short course will provide you with a quick revision of the condition and is suitable for any non specialist healthcare professional that deals with women with cystitis.


    Content
    • What cystitis is and why women are more prone to it
    • What factors increase the likelihood of developing cystitis
    • The main symptoms of cystitis
    • The options available for the treatment of cystitis


    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £20.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 3:47 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Core Cardiac Education.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    20 Hours

    Suitability
    Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in the UK and accounts for around 34% of all deaths. Health practitioners have a vital role in the ongoing prevention, reduction and management of coronary heart disease.

    The core cardiac education programme provides a contemporary overview of cardiac care providing a broad foundation for your development. The programme aims to build on your existing knowledge and skills to enable you to become more confident and effective within your role in cardiac care.

    The focus is on specific knowledge and skills to underpin your practice ranging from the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system to the management of long-term cardiac conditions.

    It is suitable for all practitioners working with cardiac patients and is designed to offer knowledge, a core set of skills and learning opportunities.


    Course Objectives
    To provide practitioners with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge base and develop a critical approach to integrated cardiac care.

    To enable the practitioner to be equipped to deliver care that is patient centred and responsive to the service demands within their area of practice.

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £40.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 3:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Clostridium Difficile.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    30Mins +

    Suitability
    Clostridium Difficile is an organism that can be responsible for many cases of diarrhoea in healthcare settings. Clostridium difficile outbreaks often necessitate the closure of wards and departments with the associated problems that this creates in busy clinical areas.


    Content
    • Description of the nature of Clostridium Difficle
    • Modes of spread of Clostridium Difficile
    • Risk factors for Clostridium Difficile action
    • Screening methods
    • Treatment regimes

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £6.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 3:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Chronic Heart Failure.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    1.5 Hours +

    Suitability
    Chronic Heart Failure is a progressive, long-term condition which leads to a poor quality of life.

    There are almost 1 million people with Heart Failure in the UK.

    This course is suitable for any healthcare professional that deals with patients with Heart Failure.


    Content
    • Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology
    • Introduction to Heart Failure
    • Causes of Heart Failure
    • Diagnosing Heart Failure
    • Types of Heart Failure
    • Heart Failure Classification
    • Self-Management
    • Pharmacology Treatment
    • Device Therapy
    • End of Life Care
    • Heart Failure Nurse Support Services
    • Final assessment

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    FREE

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme
  • 06 Aug 2013 3:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
     

    Chlamydia CPD Course.





    Course Type
    Online Learning

    Duration
    20Mins +

    Suitability
    Chlamydia is the most prevalent bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the United Kingdom. Prevalence may be as high as 2-6% in men and women under 25 years of age.

    This short course will provide you with a quick revision of the condition and is suitable for any non specialist healthcare professional that deals with men and women with Chlamydia.


    Content
    • What Chlamydia is and its causes
    • Symptoms of Chlamydia in men and women
    • The tests involved in making a diagnosis of Chlamydia
    • Treatment of Chlamydia
    • Patient advice in Chlamydia

    Certificate
    Electronic

    Cost
    £20.00

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    is an Approved Educational Supplier for CPDme

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