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East Cheshire NHS Trust's Learning and Development Team is a leading provider of clinical training. The team is passionate about patient care, supporting the local health and social care economy and nurturing and developing workforces, equipping organisations to meet the demands of an ever-changing NHS.

With over 25 years of NHS experience, all courses are developed and delivered by highly skilled subject matter experts. Creativity, innovation, technology and NHS and social care knowledge enable the development and delivery of bespoke courses that meet individual organisational requirements. This website provides you with the details of our unique clinical training portfolio.

For enquiries regarding additional course information and large bespoke booking please contact:

East Cheshire NHS Trust Professional Practice Team - ecn-tr.professionalpracticeteam@nhs.net

Our training courses are subject to the following Terms and Conditions.

In response to COVID-19, social distancing measures will be in place during classroom delivery and the appropriate PPE will be provided.  In addition, some courses are being delivered virtually.

Courses

Anaphylaxis

This course will provide you with the required knowledge and skills to recognise and treat an anaphylactic incident.

Assessor Training for the Care Certificate

This course is intended to develop the required knowledge and skills of staff whose role includes the assessment of Health and Social Care Support Workers (HCSW’s) completing the Care Certificate

Basic Wound Care

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to effectively assess and manage simple wounds.

Catheterisation Workshop

This course is for NMC Registered Nurses who wish to develop knowledge, skills and competency in male, female and suprapubic catheterisation

Chaperoning

The course will provide you with the knowledge required to be a Chaperone in accordance with CQC requirements, national and local guidance.

Ear Care - Update Course

This course develops your existing knowledge and clinical skills to enable you to identify and manage common ear problems in practice, which may reduce unnecessary referrals to secondary care.

Ear Care Foundation Course

This course is for NMC registered Nurses and also Health Care Assistants who wish to develop the skills and knowledge required to deliver safe and effective ear care. This course is also suitable for those who attended ear care training more than 3 years ago.

First Aid At Work

This course is suitable for anyone who might need to provide First Aid to somebody who is injured or becomes ill at work.

First Aid At Work Refresher

This course is designed for people to refresh the skills they have previously learned on the first aid at work course and renew their first aid certificate for another three years.

Immunisation Foundation course (HCAs)

The course curriculum of this two-day training course reflects the National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training of Healthcare Support Workers (2015) which recommended that only Health Care Assistants (HCAs) who have achieved education and training to level three of the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) or equivalent in England and Wales, with at least 2 years’ experience as an HCA should be considered for training in vaccine administration.

Immunisation Foundation course (Registered Nurses)

The course reflects the National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training for Registered Healthcare Practitioners (Public Health England, Revised February 2018) equating to 2 days of learning. The course is designed to support you to develop both the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills required of all immunisers.

Immunisation Update - Healthcare Support Workers

This course reflects the National minimum standards and core curriculum for immunisation training for Healthcare Support Workers (Public Health England, 2015). Health Care Assistants attending this course must have previously successfully completed a two day Foundation Immunisation Training Course.

Immunisation Update course (HCAs)

This course reflects the National minimum standards and core curriculum for immunisation training for Healthcare Support Workers (Public Health England, 2015). Health Care Assistants attending this course must have previously successfully completed a two day Foundation Immunisation Training Course

Immunisation Update course (Registered Nurses)

The course reflects the National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Registered Healthcare Practitioners (Public Health England, Revised February 2018). Completion of the Immunisation foundation course or equivalent is a pre-course requirement.

Immunisation Update for Registered Healthcare Practitioners

The course reflects the National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Registered Healthcare Practitioners (Public Health England, Revised February 2018). Completion of the Immunisation foundation course or equivalent is a pre-course requirement.

Mental Health & Conflict Management Study Day

This is a one day study day, accredited through the North West Simulation Education Network (NWSEN), developed for clinicians working in either the acute or community setting. The study day is aimed at Medical Staff, Registered Nurses, Matrons, Health Care Assistants and Allied Health Professionals who may support patients with mental and physical health problems.

Safe Critically Ill Transfer Training (SCITT)

This one day course is aimed at registered clinicians who have a role or responsibility in the preparation, packaging and movement of critically ill adults from Emergency Departments, Theatres, Intensive Care Units or Coronary Care. It is specifically aimed at NMC Registered Nurses, Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs), Paramedics, Trainee Anaesthetists and Doctors (CMT level).

The Priorities of End of Life Care: One Chance To Get It Right

This one day course has been developed for staff working in the acute setting. It is specifically aimed at all staff bands including Registered Nurses, Matrons, Nursing Associates, Health Care Assistants and Allied Health Professionals.

Venepuncture

This course will provide the underpinning knowledge and skills required to safely perform venepuncture using the BD Vacutainer sample collection system.

Vitamin B12

This course is for NMC Registered Nurses and Health Care Assistants working within Primary Care whose role involves the management of patients with Vitamin B12 deficiency and the safe administration of Vitamin B12 injections to adults