Our healthcare courses make everyone better
All for one and one for all
Everyone wins when you invest in your staff: your organisation benefits from having a better-trained workforce; they in turn feel valued and encouraged to further their professional development.

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For further information or a quote, email us or call 023 9250 1428.

How to book a Practitioner Development UK in-house course
Contact us to discuss your particular training needs.
2 Plan your programme We’ll work together to devise the right course for your team, at the right price.
3 Peruse our written proposal, which outlines the terms and conditions.
4 Sign and return the proposal and we’ll put the date/s in the diary.

In-house courses

Our tailor-made in-house courses are the ideal way to train groups of staff

Choose a training venue and date to suit your staff with our cost-effective in-house courses. Training your team on site is the most convenient way to meet their CPD requirements and ensure they stay at the top of their game, while getting to the heart of your training needs.

We can offer any of our scheduled courses as in-house packages or you can mix and match from our portfolio, designing a bespoke course to meet your specific needs. Whichever you choose, our workshops are tailored to your requirements and will help your team reach their personal and professional goals.

Workshops at the workplace

Providing maximum impact with minimum disruption (no travelling time), Practitioner Development UK's in-house courses bring the training to you. Our bespoke in-house workshops will keep your staff abreast of the latest changes in practice and government policy, enabling them to respond quickly while meeting client needs.

In-house courses: the small print

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To find the in-house course you're looking for, select one of the options in the drop-down box below:

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Acutely Ill

Patient deterioration: the acutely unwell adult - A81

Sepsis; early recognition and management - A103

Assault

Rape and sexual assault: a victim-centred approach - AR126

Basic Life Support

Basic life support for community practitioners - A65

Blood Results

Blood results for beginners - A68

Blood results made easy - AR06

Blood results: long term conditions & chronic disease management - A92

Routine blood results in health and disease - IH64

Cardiovascular

12-lead ECG skills workshop - IH88

Advanced ECG skills and arrhythmia interpretation - AR69

Cardiac drugs for non-medical prescribers - IH42

Chronic heart failure: assessment & management in primary care - IH103

ECG essentials for health care support workers - A42

Hypertension and cholesterol management in general practice - A84

Primary care screening for cardiac disease - A39

Rational prescribing: cardiac drugs - AR21

The ABC of ECGs - IH87

The patient with acute coronary syndrome - IH28

Child Health

Assessment & management of adolescents and young adults in primary care - P34

Assessment & management of minor illness in young people (5-18 years old) - P12

Childhood immunisation essentials course - P29

Childhood immunisation update - P30

Childhood skin conditions - P06

Contraception and sexual health workshop for staff working with sexually active young people - P33

Emergency paediatrics for the primary care practitioner - P35

ENT essentials for school nurses - P46

Minor illness core skills for health visitors (0-5 year olds) - P41

Minor illness in adolescents - P25

Minor illness in childhood: the basics - P31

Minor injuries in children (1-18 years of age) - P17

Paediatric asthma essentials - P14

Paediatric dermatology - beyond atopic eczema - IH14

Paediatric examination made easy - IH02

Paediatric IV therapy workshop - P57

Paediatric same day consultation - IH01

Pain management in 8 to 18 year olds - P50b

Practical skills for assessing the ill child - P48

The Nuts & Bolts of Head & Sports Injuries - P43

Understanding head injuries: a school nurse's guide - P40

Critical Care

Critical care skills - A37

Dermatology

Childhood skin conditions - P06

Dermatology for non-medical prescribers - IH31

Guide to complex wound care - A107

Leg ulcers: essential care guide - A106

Paediatric dermatology - beyond atopic eczema - IH14

Recognising and managing skin conditions in primary care - AR91

Recognising common dermatological conditions in people of colour - AR44

The ABC of dermatology - PDUK A27

The ABC of wound care for health care assistants - PDUK AR39

Diabetes

Developing obesity and diabetes prevention services in general practice - A29

Diabetes and the adolescent - P27

Diabetes basics for HCAs - A63

Diabetes care in general practice - A83

Essential foot care for the patient with Diabetes - A82

Insulin and the patient with type 2 Diabetes - A31

The ABC of Diabetes - IH66

Diagnostics

12-lead ECG skills workshop - IH88

Advanced ECG skills and arrhythmia interpretation - AR69

Advanced X-Ray image interpretation - the central skeleton - AR18

An introduction to blood results in clinical practice for HCAs - IH92

Axial & orthopaedic x-ray evaluation and referral - AR57

Blood results for beginners - A68

Blood results made easy - AR06

Blood results: long term conditions & chronic disease management - A92

Chest x-ray evaluation and referral - AR56

Child protection & imaging for diagnostic radiographers and allied healthcare professionals - P51

Developing your limb x-ray interpretation skills - IH71

Developing your x-ray interpretation skills appendicular Red Dot - AR84

Developing your x-ray interpretation skills: appendicular minor injuries Red Dot + basic ortho - IH94

Developing your x-ray interpretation skills: orthopaedic Red Dot - AR83

Red Dot training for radiographers - AR55

Routine blood results in health and disease - IH64

The ABC of ECGs - IH87

ENT

Ear care in the community: irrigation training essentials for nurses - AR61

Ear care in the community: irrigation training update - AR102

ENT essentials for school nurses - P46

ENT top ten: how to treat and manage ENT problems, what to refer and when - AR26

Gastrointestinal

Masterclass: gastroenterology - acute and chronic - IHMC08

Health Assessment

Cardiovascular and respiratory assessment - A49

Minor illness core skills - IH27

Paediatric examination made easy - IH02

Patient examination made easy - A18

Patient examination review - IH105

Practical skills for assessing the ill child - P48

Same day consultation workshop - IH26

Same day consultation workshop: assessment &management of the adult pt abdominal & common gynae - A78

Three day top to toe examination: refresh & refine your skills - A08B

Top to toe physical examination: refresh and refine your skills - A08

Urgent care consultation for community pharmacists - A116

Health Care Support Workers

An introduction to blood results in clinical practice for HCAs - IH92

Basic spirometry - A70

Caring for the dying patient - AR70

Diabetes basics for HCAs - A63

Diabetes care in general practice - A83

Diabetes: core skills for HCAs - A54

Ear care awareness for HCAs - AR49

ECG essentials for health care support workers - A42

Essentials for Health Care Support Workers - IH69

High risk patients - A93

Injection technique & immunisation training essentials for health support workers - AR40

Respiratory core skills for Health Care Support Workers - A94

Telephone triage for HCAs and receptionists - AR85

The ABC of wound care for health care assistants - PDUK AR39

The Elderly Patient with Dementia: A person centred approach - A60

The Patient with a Chronic Condition - A66

Yearly immunisation & B12 update for HCSWs - AR60

Immunisation

An introduction to travel health - A97B

Childhood immunisation essentials course - P29

Childhood immunisation update - P30

Guide to travel medicine - A114

Immunisation and anaphylaxis essentials - AR51

Immunisation and anaphylaxis: refresh & refine your skills - AR52

Immunisation training for community pharmacists - AR79

Injection technique & immunisation training essentials for health support workers - AR40

Yearly immunisation & B12 update for HCSWs - AR60

Injection Skills

Immunisation training for community pharmacists - AR79

Injection technique & immunisation training essentials for health support workers - AR40

Practical injection training for pharmacists - IH99

Leadership

Action-centred leadership for team leaders - AR115

Leadership skills for better management - AR121

Long Term Conditions

Chronic heart failure: assessment & management in primary care - IH103

COPD - care in the community - IH35

COPD: all you need to know - PDUK A61

Depression in the chronically ill patient - A49

Helping older people live well for longer - A115

Leg ulcers: essential care guide - A106

Managing Patients with Acute Exacerbations in the Community - A34

Non-medical prescribing essentials for common long term conditions - A99

Rational prescribing for airway disease - AR22

Respiratory review: diagnosis and care - IH30

Medical Emergencies

Emergency paediatrics for the primary care practitioner - P35

Mental Health

Dealing with dementia/understanding dementia - IH80

Depression in the chronically ill patient - A49

Getting to grips with mental health - AR27

Masterclass: mental health in primary care - IHMC09

Mental health awareness - AR14

The NMP's guide to depression and anxiety disorders - A101

The older patient: depression & dementia - A41

Mentorship

HCA mentorship made easy - AR63

Improve your clinical skills supervision - AR125

Mentorship in primary care - AR88

Mentorship update - AR100

Minor Illness

Assessment & management of minor illness in young people (5-18 years old) - P12

Minor illness core skills - IH27

Minor illness core skills for health visitors (0-5 year olds) - P41

Minor illness in adolescents - P25

Minor illness in childhood: the basics - P31

Paediatric same day consultation - IH01

Practical skills for assessing the ill child - P48

Same day consultation workshop - IH26

Urgent care consultation for community pharmacists - A116

Minor Injuries

Acute back pain masterclass: assess and manage - HMC23

Acute neck and lower back pain: avoiding chronic problems - AR12

Assessing and managing sports injuries - A88

Assessment & management of hand injuries in primary care - AR97

Developing your limb x-ray interpretation skills - IH71

Minor injuries in children (1-18 years of age) - P17

Minor injuries- plastering basics - AR71

Minor injuries: the adult and paediatric patient - AR29

Musculoskeletal minor injuries - refresh and refine your skills - IH77

Musculoskeletal minor injuries - refresh and refine your skills 1 day course - AR75

Paediatric minor injuries - P02

The Nuts & Bolts of Head & Sports Injuries - P43

The nuts and bolts of minor injuries in young people - IH55

Understanding head injuries - AR68

Understanding head injuries: a school nurse's guide - P40

Musculoskeletal

Acute back pain masterclass: assess and manage - HMC23

Acute neck and lower back pain: avoiding chronic problems - AR12

Assessment & management of hand injuries in primary care - AR97

Musculoskeletal minor injuries - refresh and refine your skills - IH77

Musculoskeletal minor injuries - refresh and refine your skills 1 day course - AR75

Understanding head injuries: a school nurse's guide - P40

Non-medical Prescribing

An introduction to pharmacology - IH70

Cardiac drugs for non-medical prescribers - IH42

Managing pain and bugs with drugs - AR28

Medicines optimisation and reducing polypharmacy - A95

Non-medical prescribing essentials for common long term conditions - A99

Pain management in 8 to 18 year olds - P50b

Prescribing for pain management - AR114

Rational prescribing for airway disease - AR22

Rational prescribing: cardiac drugs - AR21

Respiratory review: diagnosis and care - IH30

Safer pharmacology for the older patient - A109

The NMP's guide to depression and anxiety disorders - A101

Treating minor illness- what's new in pharmacology? - AR41

Updates & safety tips for non-medical prescribers - AR104

Oncology

Care of the oncology patient - IH74

Palliative care and end-of-life care: what you need to know - A109

Ophthalomology

Ophthalmic practice in primary care - PDUK AR76

Ophthalmology basics for community nurses: the older or chronically ill patient - IH45

Ophthalmology skills master class: assessment of the anterior chamber - ARMC01

Palliative Care/End of Life

Palliative care and end-of-life care: what you need to know - A109

Personal Development

Personal resilience strategies for NHS staff - AR123

Respiratory

A116 Understanding and managing respiratory conditions in Primary Care - A116

Asthma: acute presentations in primary care - AR95

Basic spirometry - A70

COPD - care in the community - IH35

COPD: all you need to know - PDUK A61

Essential asthma update - AR87

Paediatric asthma essentials - P14

Rational prescribing for airway disease - AR22

Respiratory core skills for Health Care Support Workers - A94

Understanding spirometry - IH36

Screening

Primary care screening for cardiac disease - A39

Screening for cardiac disease - from first presentation to optimal treatment - A76

Sepsis

Sepsis: early recognition and management in adults and children - AR122

Sepsis; early recognition and management - A103

Sexual Health

An introduction to contraception - A50

Best practice in women's health - A122

Clinical assessment of common presentations in women's health - A40

Contraception and sexual health workshop for staff working with sexually active young people - P33

Masterclass: advanced women's health - IHMC24

Rape and sexual assault: a victim-centred approach - AR126

Same day consultation workshop: assessment &management of the adult pt abdominal & common gynae - A78

Telephone Triage

Telephone triage for HCAs and receptionists - AR85

Telephone triage: core skills - AR108

The Older Patient

Dealing with dementia/understanding dementia - IH80

Helping older people live well for longer - A115

Leg ulcers: essential care guide - A106

Non-medical prescribing essentials for common long term conditions - A99

Quality hospital care for dementia sufferers - A44

Safer pharmacology for the older patient - A109

The older patient: depression & dementia - A41

Travel Health

An introduction to travel health - A97B

Guide to travel medicine - A114

Urology

An introduction to continence for nurses and HCAs - A59

Best practice in catheterisation and catheter care - AR82

Venepuncture,IV and Central Line Therapy

Care & management of vascular access devices - A79

Intravenous therapy core skills - IH91

IV therapy & blood administration workshop - A98

IV therapy workshop - IH51

Paediatric IV therapy workshop - P57

Phlebotomy, cannulation and IV administration essentials - IH81

Venepuncture and cannulation - IH23

Venepuncture, cannulation and IV therapy update - IH82

Verification of Death

Verification of expected patient death - IH59

Women's Health

Best practice in women's health - A122

Clinical assessment of common presentations in women's health - A40

Contraception and sexual health workshop for staff working with sexually active young people - P33

Masterclass: advanced women's health - IHMC24

What you should know about menopause - A87

Wound Care

Guide to complex wound care - A107

Leg ulcers: essential care guide - A106

The ABC of wound care for health care assistants - PDUK AR39

X-ray Interpretation/Imaging

Advanced X-Ray image interpretation - the central skeleton - AR18

Axial & orthopaedic x-ray evaluation and referral - AR57

Chest x-ray evaluation and referral - AR56

Child protection & imaging for diagnostic radiographers and allied healthcare professionals - P51

Developing your limb x-ray interpretation skills - IH71

Developing your x-ray interpretation skills appendicular Red Dot - AR84

Developing your x-ray interpretation skills: appendicular minor injuries Red Dot + basic ortho - IH94

Developing your x-ray interpretation skills: orthopaedic Red Dot - AR83

Red Dot training for radiographers - AR55

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