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Setting the scene

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  1. Education and training for the HCAHelen Woodhead and Anne McAdamThe Ridge Medical PracticeBradford

  2. Setting the scene • Training Needs Analysis • Personal Development Review (Appraisal)

  3. How do people learn? • Learning styles

  4. What training is available?

  5. Types of qualifications available • Primary Health Care Assistant Certificate • Open University Diploma • NVQ level 2 and 3

  6. Primary Health Care Assistant Certificate • 6-month distance learning course run by the Primary Care Training Centre, Bradford • Accredited to Huddersfield University at 30 credits for the foundation level • Mandatory attendance at a 2 day workshop 6–8 weeks into the course • Assessment by way of a 6,000-word portfolio • Example of topics covered: • maintaining standards, accountability • health and safety, infection control • confidentiality, clinical skills • patients’ rights

  7. Work Shadowing • Study Days • Mandatory Training • Protected Learning Time

  8. Types of training • Work shadowing • External study days: • Chaperoning • COPD/asthma • Phlebotomy • ECG • Wound care

  9. Mandatory training • At least once with updates as necessary: • equality and diversity • child protection • consent • confidentiality • conflict resolution • moving and handling • Annual: • health and safety • fire • basic CPR • infection control

  10. Protected learning time • Who takes part? • How often is it? • Does the PCT support it? • What happens there?

  11. Open University Diploma • Over 1 year • 6 study days • Development of skills competencies • Continuous assessment process

  12. NVQ training • EdExcel level 2 and 3 NVQs in general healthcare • Transferable qualification • Requires trained assessor • Units of competencies mapped to KSF • NVQ level 3 • Where can you access NVQ training?

  13. Funding • Practice • PCT • Workforce Development Confederation • Pharmaceutical companies • Self

  14. Websites • www.primarycaretraining.co.uk • www.edexcel.org.uk • www.open.ac.uk • www.wipp.nhs.uk