Webinars On-Demand

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Webinars On-Demand

Welcome to our collection of on-demand webinars. 

This is a comprehensive collection of invaluable learning materials that are available free of charge for our members and at a small cost to guests. 

Please click below to access the collection.

Environmental and Labour Harms from the Linear Economy for Medical Goods – 1 CPD Hour

Speaker: Professor Mahmood Bhutta

Learning Outcomes:

  1. To understand contributors to the carbon footprint of the NHS and approaches to mitigation
  2. To identify drivers of a linear economy for medical goods and their contribution to carbon footprint
  3. To discuss labour rights harms associated with a linear economy in healthcare

The Trials and Tribulations of Robotic Surgery – 1 CPD Hour

Speaker: Morven Stewart

Learning Outcomes:

  1. The delegate will be able to outline what is Robotic assisted surgery.
  2. The delegate will be able to identify the communication challenges faced with Robotic surgery
  3. Identify the challenges of a new and developing team.

How To Avoid Bullying By Mistake and Creating Great Teams – 1 CPD Hour  

Speaker: Professor Scarlett McNally

Learning Outcomes:

  1. To identify poor behaviours and understand how these damage patient care.
  2. To understand the National Safety Standards for Invasive Procedures (NatSSIPs2) (by one of the authors) and how to conduct a good Team Brief
  3. To understand how behaviours change, how to have a “minimum standard”, how to value everybody, why diversity makes for great teams, how to be an ‘active bystander’ and how to conduct a “cup of coffee conversation” (to re-educate someone)

Student & Early Careers Special: Human Factors and Helicopter Emergency Medical Services – 2 Hours CPD

Speakers: Oliver Tierney and Dr Jonathan Taylor

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Have a greater understanding around Human Factors and why it is important in daily life
  2. Learn what your non-technical skills are and how you can use them in the perioperative environment to improve efficiency and patient care
  3. Learn about the importance of the HEMS service, in relation to pre-hospital care and the considerations taken when managing these patients

Paediatric Considerations for Peri-Operative Practitioners – 2 Hours CPD

Speaker: Fearghal Lewis

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Provide an understanding of a selection of complexities surrounding Children and Young People (CYP) patients when attending theatre departments
  2. Update your knowledge on current evidence-based practice
  3. Provide tools to enhance CYP patients’ safety and their experience within practice

Your Role in Managing Critical Incident Reporting & Human Factors – 2 Hours CPD

Speakers: Maxine Page and Oliver Tierney

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Discuss factors influencing surgical performance
  2. Explore the impact of disruptive behaviour on the extended surgical team
  3. Improve awareness of the need for effective documentation (particularly that relating to perioperative incidents) and the role that this plays in patient safety

Blood and Bodily Fluids Exposure and Sharp Safety in Theatres – 1 Hour CPD

Speaker: Terry Grimmond

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Define sharps injuries (SI); the four steps in sharps usage that place staff at risk; and the top two staff groups at risk of SI
  2. Discuss the incidence of SI in the UK and UK HCW staff groups compared with international incidences
  3. Appraise whether facility’s reporting and recording of SI enables benchmarking of the efficacy of their preventive strategies
  4. Define three prevention strategies proven to reduce SI

Management of Surgical Plume in the Perioperative Environment – 2 CPD Hours 

Speakers: Steve Leung and Steve Veck  

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Enable practitioners to identify risk and understand the hazards associated with exposure to surgical plume 
  2. Explore surgical plume as an occupational hazard by identifying the components of surgical plume
  3. Discuss current guidance, standards and recommendations so healthcare professionals can identify best practice from evidence-based research to implement a plume management programme
  4. Explore solutions and best practice to inform and educate healthcare professionals

Welcome to Wales: Innovation, Paediatrics and Perioperative Anxiety – 2 CPD Hours

Speaker: Sam Crew

Learning Outcomes:

  1. You’ll be educated on the evaluations, methods and procedures utilised for innovation in your own departments
  2. You’ll acquire the skills and knowledge to address paediatric anxiety in the perioperative setting
  3. You’ll gain an in-depth insight into the ongoing issues within the perioperative environment

Identifying & Managing Risk in the Operating Theatre – 2 CPD Hours

Speaker: Lisa Nealen and Lindsay Keeley

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Gain an overview of current legislation, guidance and regulations on risk management and safety in the perioperative setting
  2. Be provided with evidence-based guidance on standards and recommendations for risk assessment and management
  3. Identify key elements of effective safety mechanisms and how to implement them within their organisations

Gaining the Skills to ASCEND: Not Your Average Job – 1 CPD Hour

Speaker: Charlie Dawson and Katie Stonall

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Discover jobs for theatre practitioners beyond the theatre complex; specifically critical care and inter-hospital transfer team
  2. Practical tips that will help you shine as a newly qualified practitioner

The Art of Revalidation and Registration: Renewal for the NMC & HCPC – 1.5 CPD Hours

Speakers: Paul Bond and Lindsay Keeley

Learning Outcomes:

  1. An introduction and overview of the process for both the NMC and HCPC registrants
  2. Identify the requirements of both the HCPC and the NMC
  3. Understand what revalidation and re-registration means in relation to fitness to practice

Student & Early Careers Special!: Gaining the Skills to ASCEND: Leadership & Anaesthetic Emergencies – 2.5 CPD Hours

Speakers: Chloe Rich, David Bethell and Katie Stonall

Learning Outcomes:

  1. This ASCEND (acquiring skills, career exploration, networking and development) webinar aims to help students and newly qualified practitioners to develop the practical and personal skills needed to succeed during the early years of their perioperative career.
  2. Re-examining ‘what is leadership?’ and introducing some leadership opportunities available early in your perioperative career.
  3. Being able to identify an anaesthetic emergency

Creating A Compassionate Workplace – Thriving Not Surviving –  2 CPD Hours

Speakers: David Jones and Dr Jo Potier

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Explore the challenges care systems face in creating cultures of compassion.
  2. Be able to describe the ‘Schwartz Rounds’ staff support programme developed at Alder Hey.
  3. Understand the impact of Schwartz Rounds and their relevance to perioperative staff.
  4. Understand the psychological and physiological benefits of compassion for staff and patients.

Developing a Workforce for the Future – 1.5 CPD Hours

Speaker: Gillian Miller, Louise Cullen and Paula Reed

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Delegates will gain an understanding of the current staffing situation within the NHS and the need to support upward mobility of staff to meet future service delivery requirements.
  2. Understand the need to support a progression plan that works from the bottom to allow vacated posts to be filled and the importance of good supervision.
  3. Learn more about the Nursing Associate to the operating theatre, the training required and challenges that may be faced.

 Transgender People & Their Health – 1 CPD Hour 

Speaker: William Ballard

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Be able to define and understand the different gender identities
  2. Learn new information about different gender identities related to your role in the workplace
  3. Gain the knowledge to add information into your practicing to make it more inclusive

A “Spooky” Introduction to Neuroscience and Spinal Injury – 2 Hours CPD

Speakers: Oliver Tierney and Nicholas Carleton-Bland

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Continue to develop an understanding of the history of “The Birth of Neuroscience”
  2. To understand how neuroscience “thinking” has developed through the centuries in terms of spinal Injury
  3. To develop a basic understanding of the anatomy of the spine
  4. To be introduced to the main types of spinal injury, their clinical implication and surgical treatment

PCC (Perioperative Care Collaborative) in Action – 2 CPD Hours

Speakers: A panel of experts from expert organisations which represent perioperative practitioners

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Introduce participants to the role of the PCC in guiding, developing, and supporting perioperative care provision in a climate of challenge and change
  2. Participants will gain a better understanding of how PCC position statements can support their practice, aspirations, and careers
  3. Participants will learn the importance of cross-party collaboration to support emerging post Covid-19 workforce challenges facing surgical care teams.

Informed Consent: Are we hearing the patient’s voice in team decision making? 1 CPD Hour

Speakers: Professor Janet Wilson and Emerita Professor of Otolaryngology 

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understanding management, around issues of consent.
  2. Recognise the importance and relevance of the Montgomery legislation in the model of shared decision making.
  3. Gain insight around empowerment of the patient in informed consent.
  4. Be able to explore issues around extended roles in shared decision making.

Human Factors and Emotional Intelligence – 2 CPD Hours

Speakers: John Rutherford and WaiFun Wong

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Gain an understanding of the ANTS system, how it can be implemented and how it should be used.
  2. Learn the elements of the ANTS system and behaviours for good practice in comparison to poor practice.
  3. Gain knowledge of Emotional Intelligence – develop strategies to make it better

Are we at WAR? Wellbeing. Anxiety. Resilience. – 1.5 CPD Hours

Speakers: A panel of perioperative professionals

Learning Outcomes:

  1. As a result of Covid-19, recognise the symptoms of mental health in yourselves and colleagues
  2. Understanding the support you need your team members need.

Race Equality and Neurological Services – 1 CPD Hour 

Speakers: Andrew Lynch, Equality and Inclusion Lead 

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Participants will gain familiarity with some of the key health inequalities in regard to race and ethnicity.
  2. Participants will have a better understanding of the importance of dialogue to address the key health inequalities in regard to race and ethnicity.
  3. Participants will learn the importance of dialogue within their teams about race equality and ethnicity to unlock the potential for greater cultural competence and confidence in supporting patients and colleagues to get the most out of their time with NHS services.

Patient Safety: Never Events & the WHO Checklist – 1.5 CPD Hours

Speakers: Minija Joseph and Jury Okpara

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Have a clear understanding of what Never Events includes
  2. Discuss the WHO checklist, outlining why we need it
  3. Demonstrate how the checks can be made more effective and engaging

An Overview of the History of Neuroscience and an Introduction to Head Injury – 2 CPD Hours

Speakers: Oliver Tierney and Nicholas Carleton-Bland

Learning Outcomes:

  1. To develop an understanding of the history of “Birth of Neuroscience”
  2. To understand how neuroscience has “thinking” changed through the centuries
  3. To develop a basic understanding of the function of the lobes of the Brain and the neurovascular system
  4. To be introduced to the main types of head injury, their clinical implication and surgical treatment
  5. To develop a basic understanding of GCS and immediate patient management

Human Factors Webinar – 1 CPD Hour

    Speaker: Professor Eva Doherty

    Learning Outcomes:

    1. Appreciate the importance of the role of Emotional Intelligence for the skills of communication, teamwork and leadership.
    2. Be familiar with the concept of emotions.
    3. Demonstrate an awareness of the relevance of emotions for empathy skills.