Paediatric Education and Training
Study days, courses and clinical forums
Please email the CYP education team for details of the latest courses available to access for health professionals in the region.
Regular Teaching in the region:
Paediatric Cardiac Nursing Drop-In Teaching sessions: via MS Teams. Drop-in sessions run throughout the year. It is an opportunity for nurses within the network in both acute and community settings to learn more about cardiac conditions, discuss their learning needs and meet with colleagues across the region. Please contact the CYP education team for the link.
Weekly ECG teaching sessions with the EP team at UHS. Via MS Teams. Drop in sessions run every Wednesday from 08:00-8:30. Please email email@example.com for the link.
Annual Courses Offered:
2023 Foundation Course Now Full
Regional Paediatric Foundation Cardiac Nursing Programme. Hosted at UHS. Foundation Advert 2023
This six day foundation programme is suitable for nurse and AHP’s caring for children with a cardiac diagnosis in a variety of settings including district general hospital, community nursing teams and nurses with 1-3 years experience in tertiary cardiac centres.
The dates for this year are March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and April 18th, 25th.
Topics to be included: Basic cardiac anatomy and physiology, common congenital cardiac defects and associated treatments, arrhythmias, MDT involvement, acquired cardiac disease, nursing management of unwell cardiac patients and postoperative complications.
The programme aim is to consolidate your knowledge and improve your nursing assessment and management of cardiac patients in both primary and tertiary settings. The course will be delivered using a blended approach; face to face (at UHS) and virtual teaching and will include some simulation practice to complement learning.
The cost of the course is £500.
For further information about the course please contact Sarah Bright (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Emma Page (email@example.com).
To book a place on the course please return your application form to Abby Green (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 1st February 2022. Cardiac Course Application Form – External
We update and add to this list regularly. If there is a resource you would like to see listed please let us know.
Tell it right – Free online webinar provided by the Downs Syndrome Association aimed at health professionals.
Tiny Tickers: Charity providing information resources for professionals and parents.
We can Talk – Free online training resources for healthcare professionals aimed at improving the experience of children and young people in mental health crisis.
Hampshire CAMHS E-Learning workshops. These are targeted at Professionals working with Young People who do not have a mental health qualification.
https://youtu.be/Qn7WaQajIC8 Responding to Adolescents in distress
https://youtu.be/0YXrXJ061Pc sadness and low mood
RSV Surge Planning Resources – PIER Network. Learning packages and video resources to prepare for the RSV season.