Healthy Working Lives courses

We offer a series of courses for health professionals organised by our Healthy Working Lives Group.

Asbestos

Date: Friday 25th October 2019

 Venue: Hilton, Glasgow Grosvenor

Course details

This course is designed to inform and refresh appointed doctors in legislation and best practice.

In addition, this course will provide a valuable supplement to the knowledge and skills for other Occupational Health and Safety practitioners, including those in training, who have an interest in the wider health standards for those who work with or are exposed to Asbestos.

The course is run by the Healthy Working Lives Group and is delivered by experts from the HSE and clinical practice in this area.

Aims:

  • To raise the competence of those involved in Asbestos issues by refreshing and informing appointed doctors in relation to legislation and best practice.
  • To offer this course to the wider Occupational Health practitioner community.

Objectives:

  • To provide legislative updates.
  • To provide updated clinical experience in the detection and management of Asbestos related disease.
  • To provide information and expertise in the event of unplanned exposure to Asbestos.

 

Accreditation

This course has received FOM CPD approval worth 6 CPD points for full attendance.

Cost

£350.00 per delegate (VAT not applicable)

£175.00 for doctors and nurses in Occupational Health Training (VAT not applicable)

Cancellation Policy

In writing 28 days prior to course (refund subject to 15% admin charge) thereafter no refunds. Substitutions allowed.

Registration

To sign up for this course please register here:

 


Effective Leadership for Health Professionals

Venue: Hilton, Glasgow Grosvenor

To Register your Interest in Future Courses. Please contact ihw-ins-healthyworkinglivesgroup@glasgow.ac.uk for further information.

Course details

The Foundation Course in Effective Leadership and Management for Delivering Clinical Services is a two day course building a foundation on which to develop leadership skills in the context of healthcare delivery.

Leading and managing effective health and work services in today’s Public and Private sectors is challenging. We are expected to not only to be able to manage, demonstrate value and provide quality services, but also be leaders within the business in which we operate.

This unique course explores the skills and expertise which are required to deliver within these areas, including at board and operational team levels. The speakers all have a proven track record of high level management effectiveness.

The course is run over two days with 3 distinct themed modules:

  1. Effective Leadership Skills
  2. Framework for Management
  3. Managing Change

 

Accreditation

This course has received FOM CPD approval worth 12.5 CPD points for full attendance.

Course fees

£590.00 per delegate (VAT not applicable)

Cancellation

In writing 28 days prior to course (refund subject to 15% admin charge) thereafter no refunds. Substitutions allowed.

Registration

To sign up for this course please register here:


Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Date: Wednesday 18th-Thursday 19th September 2019

Venue: Hilton, Glasgow Grosvenor

Course details

This 2-day course is run by the Healthy Working Lives Group and is designed to meet the syllabus requirements for a Faculty of Occupational Medicine approved training for occupational health professionals. The course provides training in the requirements for health surveillance for a workforce exposed to hand-transmitted vibration, and in the diagnosis and management of an individual with HAVS.

Accreditation

This course  is approved by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians.

It has received Faculty CPD approval worth 10.5 CPD points for full attendance.

Required knowledge

A general understanding of occupational health is required. The course would be best suited to those practicing as occupational health nurses or physicians. No specific knowledge of HAVS is assumed or necessary.

Teaching

The course will be divided to small groups using a combination of formal presentations and practical sessions. The course is provided over 2 days.

Assessment

A formal assessment, will occur. Clinicians (doctors and nurses) successfully completing the formal assessment at the end of the course will be entitled to apply for a Certificate of Competence accredited by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. The Faculty intends to list those who have received a Faculty Certificate on their website. (NB Non clinicians will not be eligible for a Faculty Certificate.)

 

Attendance

Attendance at ALL sessions is required.

Cost

£750.00 per delegate (VAT not applicable)

Cancellation

In writing 28 days prior to course (refund subject to 15% admin charge) thereafter no refunds. Substitutions are allowed.

Registration

To sign up for this course please register here:


Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) refresher

Date: Friday 29th November 2019

Venue: Hilton, Glasgow Grosvenor

Course details

This one day course is designed for OH professionals who have previously attended a Faulty of Occupational Medicine approved course on HAVS and will provide refresher training in the requirements for health surveillance of a workforce exposed to hand transmitted vibration and in the diagnosis and management of individuals with HAVS.

 

Accreditation

This course has received FOM CPD approval worth 4.5 CPD points for full attendance.

Course fees

£350.00 per delegate (VAT not applicable)

£175.00 (trainee rate)

Cancellation

In writing 28 days prior to course (refund subject to 15% admin charge) thereafter no refunds. Substitutions are allowed.

Registration

To sign up for this course please register here:


Ionising Radiation Regulations 18

Date: Friday 22nd November 2019

Venue: University of Glasgow

Course details

Approved Course for Appointed Doctors, run by the Healthy Working Lives Group.

The course follows the HSE prescribed syllabus for the training for appointed doctors.
Copies of IRR general guidance for Appointed Doctors will be available to all delegates, together with course notes.

 

Accreditation

This course has received FOM CPD approval worth 6.5 CPD points for full attendance.

Cost

£350.00 per delegate (VAT not applicable)

£175.00 for doctors and nurses in Occupational Health Training (VAT not applicable)

Cancellation

In writing 28 days prior to course (refund subject to 15% admin charge) thereafter no refunds. Substitutions are allowed.

Registration

To sign up for this course please register here:


Lead

‌Date: Friday 8th November 2019

Venue: Hilton, Glasgow Grosvenor

Course details

This course is designed to inform and refresh appointed doctors in legislation and best practice. In addition, this course is also suitable for other Occupational Health and Safety practitioners, including those in training, who have an interest in the wider health standards for those who work with or are exposed to Lead.

The course is delivered by experts from the HSE and clinical practice in this area.

Aims:

  • To raise the competence of those involved in Lead issues by refreshing and informing appointed doctors in relation to legislation and best practice.

Objectives:

  • To provide legislative updates
  • To provide updated clinical experience in relation to the management of Lead related disease and ill healt
  • To provide information and experience in the event of unplanned exposure to Lead.
  • To offer this expertise to the wider Occupational Health practitioner community.

 

Accreditation

This course has received FOM CPD approval worth 5.5 CPD points for full attendance.

Course fees

£350.00 per delegate (VAT not applicable)

£175.00 for doctors and nurses in Occupational Health Training (VAT not applicable)

Cancellation

In writing 28 days prior to course (refund subject to 15% admin charge) thereafter no refunds. Substitutions are allowed.

Registration

To sign up for this course please register here:

 

 


Occupational Health Report Writing

Date: Friday 4th October 2019

Venue: Hilton, Glasgow Grosvenor

Course details

A high quality one-day course developed and run by some of the leading experts in this field.

It will be a practically focussed, evidence based, interactive day to provide OH practitioners with the skills and competencies to translate the findings of their OH assessment into an excellent report to management.

This programme is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of all relevant aspects of the report writing process to produce an effective and meaningful OH report.

It is suited to all OH practitioners undertaking referrals from managers including physicians, nurses, advisors, case managers and allied health professionals working in the OH field.

Delegates are invited to forward in advance or bring in any challenging scenarios for discussion in the afternoon workshop.

Accreditation

This course has received FOM CPD approval worth 6 CPD points for full attendance.

Cost

£350.00 per delegate (VAT not applicable)

Cancellation

In writing 28 days prior to course (refund subject to 15% admin charge) thereafter no refunds. Substitutions are allowed.

Registration 

To sign up for this course please register here:


Vocational Rehabilitation Case Management

Date: Tuesday 26th - Thursday 28th November 2019

Venue: Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor 

Course details

The certificate in case management is designed to develop and enhance the ability of a wide range of staff in health, social services and workplaces to perform case management functions in a variety of practice settings, but primarily focused on "Return to Work" and effective functioning.

This programme is a core module which will provide delegates with the opportunity to acquire /enhance skills fundamental to client centered case management; understand the models and theories of case management; locate case management within employment, health and social service policy frameworks enabling the practitioner to provide high quality efficient services.

VRCM Programme

More details are available in the Vocational Rehabilitation Case Management programme (PDF).

Accreditation

This course has received FOM CPD approval worth 19 CPD points for full attendance.

Course fees

£790.00 per delegate (VAT not applicable)

£675.00 for Trainees in workplace health discipline (VAT not applicable)

Payment

For all courses payment can be made by cheque payable to "University of Glasgow" or by BACS. Further details on how to pay by BACS will be provided by invoice, generated on completion of registration form. Upon receipt of payment further details re travel and accommodation will be sent.

Cancellation Policy

In writing 28 days prior to course (refund subject to 15% admin charge) thereafter no refunds. Substitutions are allowed.

Registration

To sign up for this course please register here:


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