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Education and training

Courses and events search

Use this area to access the many courses and education events that NES arranges every year.

Courses and events

Course: MRSA - A Clinical Tutorial

The tutorial sets out information on MRSA, its impact in the healthcare setting, its origins and important aspects of clinical management in preventing and treating infection with MRSA.

Course: Multi Resistant Gram Negative Bacilli (MRGNB)

This online resource examines Multi Resistant Gram-Negative Bacilli (MRGNB) and resistance to beta lactam antibiotics (penicillins, cefalosporins, monobactams, carbapenems). Although less well known than their Gram-positive counterparts (eg MRSA), these bacteria present a serious challenge in the clinical management of infection.

Course: November 2012

Annual Conference

Course: Presentations of Infections in the Older Person

This e- learning programme is designed to help you recognise the most common signs of infection in the older population and take the most appropriate actions to prevent infection and further complications.

Course: Preventing Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

The Preventing Ventilator Associated Pneumonia resource takes the form of a tutorial describing the incidence of VAP and presents research based evidence on the prevention of VAP.

Course: Prevention and Management of Occupational Exposure

This resource takes the form of a clinical scenario and presents information and questions around needlestick injury and its management.

Course: Promoting Hand Hygiene in Healthcare

In healthcare settings in particular, whether in hospitals or the wider community, hand hygiene is the single most important activity for preventing the spread of infection from one person to another.

Course: The Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers

This online education presents information and questions around the prevention and management of pressure ulcers in the form of an educational workbook. The aim of the course is to help the learner understand pressure ulcers - how they form, how they are treated and, crucially, how they can be prevented.

Course: Urinary Catheterisation

This programme has been developed for any healthcare practictioners working in the NHS and Non NHS setting to learn about catheterisation in the context of their own practice. It is based on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (2009) four components of care required to prevent Catherter Associated Urinary Tract Infection. To further support this programme a workbook has also been developed to help you assess your current level of knowledge of urinary catheterisation, care management and prevention of infection and from this, agree with your Line Manager/Mentor your developmental needs. This workbook can form part of your personal development plan.