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Training programmes

  1. Smeartaker training programmes
  2. Training prospectus

 

Smeartaker training programmes

CervicalCheck’s Smeartaker Training Unit develops and delivers accredited smeartaker training programmes for health professionals. The training opportunities available are provided in partnership with the Irish College of General Practitioners, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Nursing Faculty) and the National University of Ireland Galway.

Please see the table below for a schedule of the 2013 -2014 courses.

Upcoming courses 2013-2014

 

Date Course Name Location Fee
18th & 19th September 2013

Smeartaker Training Programme for Health Professionals,

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)

RCSI Dublin €550
20th & 21st November 2013

Smeartaker Training Programme for Health Professionals,

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)

Limerick €550
22nd January 2014

Best Practice in Cervical Smeartaking

National University of Ireland, Galway

NUI Galway €550
8th March 2014

Clinical Skills Workshop for ICGP

Distance Learning 12 Week Course

Athlone

€600

*€500

9th May 2014

Clinical Skills Workshop for ICGP

Distance Learning 12 Week Course

Galway

€600

*€500

 *Member Fee €500 (for practice nurses who are attached to a practice where GP principal is an ICGP member)

To participate in any of the Smeartaker Training Unit courses, a consent/application form must be completed and returned to the relevant academic body. This form can be downloaded by clicking on the following link:

Smeartaker training application form 2013-2014

The Smeartaker Training Unit also develops and delivers continual online educational resources for smeartakers through our dedicated eLearning portal www.learningesource.ie.

Click here to find out more about available online educational resources.

Training prospectus

The Smeartaker Training Unit produces a yearly training prospectus outlining details of available courses and course contents.

Click here to download a copy of the Smeartaker Training Prospectus 2013 – 2014.

 

 

 

The National Cancer Screening Service is part of the Health Service Executive's Cancer Control Programme. It encompasses BreastCheck The National Breast Screening Programme,
CervicalCheck The National Cervical Screening Programme and BowelScreen - The National Bowel Screening Programme.

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