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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 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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De-escalation and Management of Violence and Aggression

De-escalation and Management of Violence and Aggression, a short course developing skills and techniques in de-escalation for frontline health and social care staff. Northumbria University, together with North East Ambulance Service have combined, using their high levels of skills and experience to develop a programme which will enable frontline health and social care staff to both understand and effectively…

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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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End of Life Care for All - Level 6 - AC6725

Designed for practitioners who care for patients at the end of life, this module will enable you to develop specialist knowledge of end of life care in both the cancer patient and patients suffering diseases other than cancer.

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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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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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Managing Pain and Symptoms in Advanced Disease - Level 7 - AC7076

This module is focussed on patients who have palliative care needs, and will enable you to critically examine your practice when caring for this vulnerable group of patients. The philosophy underpinning this module is that accurate assessment is the key to managing pain and symptoms in advanced disease and that effective relief is the essence of quality of life. This module will enable you to develop…

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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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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 (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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Neonatal Intensive Care - Level 6 - MW0629

This NHS Continuing Workforce Development module is designed for staff new to neonatal intensive care, and will enable you to build on your previous clinical experience of high/low dependency care in order to enhance your professional practice.

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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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Prescribing V100 / V150 to V300 Conversion - MC0025

This course builds on the prescribing knowledge and competence that you have already developed as a competent NMC community practitioner prescriber to support the development of your role. Successful completion of all components of this course will lead to the achievement of a recordable prescribing qualification (V300 Independent and Supplementary Prescriber) with your regulatory body (Nursing and…

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Respiratory Disorders - Level 6 - AC6717

Designed for practitioners who work with patients suffering from respiratory disease, this module will give you the opportunity to explore a wide range of respiratory disorders and examine contemporary evidence of the management of these disorders.

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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 - AC6735

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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Skills Bootcamp in Construction Data Scientist

This Skills Bootcamp teaches appropriate data science technologies and techniques. These skillsets are in high demand, particularly with graduates and those in the first two years of their career so successful learners will stand out in job interviews. The bootcamp is aimed at Construction Data manipulation though the skills are transferrable to other sectors.

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