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The University of Derby’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) titled ‘Bridging the Dementia Divide’ is back by popular demand after the University received high levels of requests to run the course again. The MOOC was originally launched in July 2015 to tackle the Dementia 2020 Challenge set by Prime Minister…
‘Return to Nursing Practice’ is a campaign launched this week to encourage nurses who have been out of nursing to renew their registration and return to the profession. The campaign promotes a part time Return to Practice course, delivered by the Ulster University, which is now open for applications from…
An innovative, new Masters Degree in Adult Nursing has been launched by the Keele University School of Nursing and Midwifery. This is a unique opportunity for existing graduates with a degree in another discipline who are working in a health care setting to join the nursing profession. Fees will be…
Skills for Health has added e-assessment modules to its e-learning courses to help organisations avoid unnecessary training. The stand-alone assessments are available for Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) subjects and will enable learners who believe they already have necessary knowledge of the subject area to demonstrate their prior learning via…
A pioneering scheme which aims to better equip future managers in social care, has been launched as a result of a collaboration between the South East Wales Social Care in Partnership (SCiP), the University of South Wales and the Care Council. The pilot ‘Step Up to Management’ course launched at…
A new initiative to help 75 unemployed or economically inactive people start a career in social care has been launched in Northern Ireland. The 'Getting Started' training programme, facilitated by Association for Real Change (ARC), provides the opportunity for individuals to gain a sustainable career in social care without the…
The University of Greenwich have announced details of their next Open Evenings to showcase courses in health and social care. The events takes place at the Avery Hill and Medway campuses on Wednesday 4 November (both 4pm-8pm). All prospective students are welcome to come and speak to expert staff in…
Health Education England has launched a new Health Careers website that brings together content from the NHS Careers, Medical Careers and PHORCaST (public health careers) websites. The new site provides detailed information on more than 350 roles in health, a number of real-life stories and videos, as well as a…
The University of Strathclyde and Centre For Excellence In Looked After Children In Scotland (CELCIS) are once again running their popular Caring for Vulnerable Children course in January. The course, provided in partnership with Future Learn, aims to develop an understanding of some of the approaches involved in caring for…
Skills for Care have produced a comprehensive resource providing case studies, careers advice and video information on the wealth of opportunities a career in care can offer. If you want a career where you can progress, feel secure, and get an enormous sense of personal achievement from knowing you are…
Sheffield Hallam University is teaming up with St Luke's Hospice to launch a free online course supporting health and social care workers in providing palliative or end of life care. The Sheffield Hallam Open Online Course (SHOOC®) will provide a flexible learning opportunity based on conversations about death and dying,…
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