Study Day Information
Where – When – How Much – What to Expect
Next Date TBC
Location: @ Barnsbury Community Centre, 12 Jays St., Barnsbury Estate, London N1 0FE (click to visit on map)
Registration from 8.30am – Introductions at 9.30am
Please arrive early
£55 Early Bird
£75 Late Bird Fee
£125 No Bird/Regular Fee
£55 GUNA Members
£55 Students, Youth, Drugs & Part Time Workers
Latest BOOKING – for catering purposes
Spaces may be available on the day – pay on arrival
– but please arrive early
Very close to Kings Cross Station (10 min walk or a short bus ride)off Caledonian Road.
There is on-street parking nearby, but metered until 1.30pm.
Traffic wardens are likely to be around, heavily as they are based next door!!
=== NEXT Study DAY ===
CONTENT INFORMATION COMING SOON
We are providing an engaging, interactive Study Day that supports our delegates to improve their practice and support individuals with whom they work, effectively.
At the end of the Study Day delegates will have:
a contraception update containing information about the ‘hot topics in contraception’ which will be useful when speaking with individuals
an overview of the different types of vaginal discharge
an understanding of xx
an understanding of xx
an understanding of xx
Who is it this for?
We have two distinct audiences, so two distinct content levels will be covered.
Medics/Nurses: Practice Nurses, Sexual Health Mental Health and School Nurses, Medical Students, GPs and other qualified staff working or training in areas related to Public and Sexual Health.
(Non-practitioners are welcome to attend, as it will be interesting and beneficial. It will help delegates understand what practitioners face during their consultations.)
Non-medics: HCAs (Healthcare Assistants), Youth Workers, Social and Justice Workers, Drugs and Alcohol Workers, PSHE/SRE Teachers, Pharmacists, Reception Staff, Student Welfare Officers, Foster Carers, and other people influencing or interested in helping others with SRH matters.
(Although this content area will be more at an overview level, it will be beneficial to practitioners and help them to understand what non-practitioners face during their work.)
We have a long list of potential and very interesting topics, with a growing list of speakers as the Study Days grow.
Tea/coffee and biscuits will be provided.
A light lunch will be provided.
* If you have special dietary requirements, please make sure you inform us of this during booking; and in any case, before the study day by at least 10 days. We will do our best to accommodate you.
How to book places:
We use a secure third-party system for taking payments. We do not hold any credit or debit card details ourselves.
Full payment is required to reserve and secure a place. If you are supported by your employer, you should reclaim your attendance fee directly from them.
Employer’s Block Booking
This can be arranged but payment MUST be paid by finance departments, in full, ahead of the event.
Places will ONLY be allocated upon full receipt of the fee.
Healthcare Assistants (HCAs):
If you are a Healthcare Assistant, are there any topics you would specifically like us to cover?
It will all be of interest to you, and you will learn what you don’t know, which is as important as understanding what you do.
Let us know ASAP if there is something specific and we will aim to include it.
(If there are several topics and several HCAs, we can develop a series of bespoke days for HCAs – talk to us.)
Continuing Professional Development (CPD):
Certificates of attendance will state the number of active hours of learning, which can be used as evidence towards CPD and revalidation.
For more on CPD – see the page about it in the menus.
***Our Study Days ARE suitable for DFSRH CPD and also NMC Revalidation***
Further study days:
We are aiming towards quarterly Study Days per location, and perhaps eventually, monthly study day in London.
We hope to tour the same days to other areas as a rolling programme develops – venue and audience dependent.
We don’t have any dates or locations for that yet.
Information will appear on this site when we do.
Learning will be fun!
Our speakers are all extremely experienced instructing clinical nurse specialists and equally experienced instructing doctors, drug and alcohol specialist practitioners and trainers; as well as experienced therapists and also some medical media personalities.
Each study day will be thought-provoking, lively and informative, with the audience interacting, actively, with the speakers and with each other throughout the day.
We aim for them to be important networking opportunities for all.
Table display bookings are welcome.
They will help us with costs, and to develop the days further.
We want delegates to have the opportunity to learn about a wide range of subjects and also products (as used to happen more widely) which is why we are offering tables for promotion/product display.
Please contact us for further information because we are not limiting this to pharmaceutical companies but including others with interesting products to show delegates.
We are, however, aware of the Pharmaceutical Industry’s Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority(PMCPA) guidelines, so separate areas are available for table displays and product promotion, both prescription and over the counter, as well as other products or items, which may include crafts.
Endorsed & Recommended By:
GUNA (Genito-Urinary Nurses Association) – UK
Post Study Day e-learning is optional for consolidation.
Delegates can attend the Study Days without undertaking e-learning afterwards, if they wish, either with or without external accreditation.
Slides of the presentations will be available following each Study Day for a limited length of time.
If delegates take any of our accredited e-learning Units after the study days, separate fees apply.
Who accredits the e-learning?
Our Units are accredited by the AQA (Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) Unit Award Scheme.
This does NOT give a formal qualification but gives recognition to small pieces of learning, and are at Level 3, and set at 30 hours of learning time. Click for more information.
These can be included in learning portfolios and used towards academic course admission.
Note: All of our sessions are appropriate foundation learning if anyone is planning to undertake the FSRH (Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health) diploma qualification or a public or sexual health degree programme.
We have x4 accredited Units in Contraception and x4 Units in Sexual Health topics, and more.
We can also build bespoke Units if someone wants to be able to off a topic that is accredited to their staff or students.
(Units are being adapted for e-learning at present.)
We reserve the right to substitute speakers and/or subjects if the named speaker is unable to attend on the day.
Naturally, we hope this won’t be required.